Business & Financial

More Sports Handicapping Sites Dump Offshore Ads in Favor of Regulated US Market

The popular sports handicapping website Picks and Parlays is the latest to remove offshore sportsbook ads in favor of legal betting sites in both New Jersey and Nevada.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/26/2019

Bitcoin Nearly Hits $13K

Bitcoin Nearly Hits $13K

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin continued on a roll Tuesday nearly eclipsing the $13,000 mark during the evening hours.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/26/2019

Can I Bet on Sportsbook.ag From California?

Can I Bet on Sportsbook.ag From California?

Sportsbook.ag no longer accepts new customers from the state of California.  Another great option is Bookmaker.eu, which has been in business since 1986 and is accessible to those living in California.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/26/2019

When Can I Bet on the Bet Rivers Sportsbook From PA?

When Can I Bet on the Bet Rivers Sportsbook From PA?

The Bet Rivers sportsbook app will be debuting shortly, but it's only going to be available in Pennsylvania.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2019

Big Rollers: Eldorado Buys Caesars in Deal Valued at $17B

Big Rollers: Eldorado Buys Caesars in Deal Valued at $17B

Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $17.3 billion, creating a casino giant.

Submitted by Canadian Press on, Jun/25/2019

Costa Rica-Based Sportsbooks, Pay Per Heads Growing at a Rapid Pace

Costa Rica-Based Sportsbooks, Pay Per Heads Growing at a Rapid Pace

Gambling911.com had the pleasure of visting Americas Bookie, RealBookies.com and MyBookie.com to close out our time here in beautiful Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/24/2019

Five Biggest Surprises in the Regulated US Sports Betting Market So Far

Five Biggest Surprises in the Regulated US Sports Betting Market So Far

In May 2018 the US Supreme Court ruled to permit sports betting across the nation with most states required to amend their own laws.  Even today, the future of this emerging industry remains a great mystery.  It's been over a year now since the precedent setting decision and there have already been some pleasant - and not-so-pleasant - surprises.  Gambling911.com looks at the five biggest.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/23/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 23 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday June 23, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2019

Sportsbook Solution Catering to the San Francisco Market

Sportsbook Solution Catering to the San Francisco Market

It's one thing to have access to an online sportsbook solution that generates fresh lines and allows players to seamlessly place bets, it's another to have a solution that caters specifically to the San Francisco market.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/23/2019

Affiliategy.com Head Stephanie Wynters Talks State of the Online Gambling Affiliate Market (Podcast)

We sat down with our good friend Stephanie Wynters, who discusses the challenges online gambling affiliates face today and in the future.   Her company, Affiliategy.com, provides seminars and training for affiliates in the industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 22 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday June 22, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2019

Satoshi Lives! This Government Just Recognized Dr. Craig Wright as Bitcoin Founder

Satoshi Lives!  This Government Just Recognized Dr. Craig Wright as Bitcoin Founder

Years of speculation and still plenty of non-believers, at least one nation's government this week has recognized Dr. Craig Wright as Bitcoin's founder.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/21/2019

Wynn Boston Represents Company's Future

Wynn Boston Represents Company's Future

Wynn Resorts is hoping the $2.6 billion casino it’s opening on the outskirts of Boston can be a model for the company’s future expansion.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/21/2019

We Made It: Bitcoin Climbs Above $10K

We Made It: Bitcoin Climbs Above $10K

Bitcoin hit a milestone Friday June 21 with a climb above the $10,000 mark, the highest since early 2018.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/21/2019

The Bookies True Advantage

The Bookies True Advantage

Bookies have one inherent responsibility and it’s not making money! Of course, if you are a bookie you are in this business to make money and the bottom line is your number one concern.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/21/2019

Bet365 Settles Megan McCann Case

Bet365 Settles Megan McCann Case

British bookmaker Bet365 has reportedly reached a ‘settlement favourable to ’the bookmaker’ in the infamous case of Megan McCann.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/20/2019

ASA Cracks Down on Four Gambling Sites Tied to Looney Tunes App

ASA Cracks Down on Four Gambling Sites Tied to Looney Tunes App

It's like shooting fish in a barrel.  The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) just got four more!

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/19/2019

New Jersey May Permit Golden Nugget to Take Some NBA Bets

New Jersey May Permit Golden Nugget to Take Some NBA Bets

New Jersey lawmakers are considering loosening their sports betting restrictions to allow the owner of the Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association teams.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/19/2019

Major League Baseball Line Comparisons: Offshore Sportsbooks vs. New Jersey Brands

Major League Baseball Line Comparisons: Offshore Sportsbooks vs. New Jersey Brands

For those of you wondering how competitive the new US licensed sportsbooks can be with those located offshore, look no further than Major League Baseball lines. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/19/2019

Operators Dominate CasinoBeats Summit 2019 Line-Up

Operators Dominate CasinoBeats Summit 2019 Line-Up

When the CasinoBeats Summit returns to London in September, it will do so with leading  operators at the forefront as the event hosts up to 1,000 senior executives from across the online casino sector.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/19/2019

Can I Send Bitcoin From Texas to Gamble Online?

Can I Send Bitcoin From Texas to Gamble Online?

It is legal to use Bitcoin in the United States, and this includes Texas.  While you can send and receive funds to and from your online gambling account, it is important that you do so using a wallet, and not directly between an exchange and the gambling website.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/18/2019

Poker Pro Spared Prison Term: Indictment Unsealed Tuesday

Poker Pro Spared Prison Term: Indictment Unsealed Tuesday

A federal magistrate has spared a Wichita businessman prison time after he pleaded guilty for his role in concealing the transfer of betting information from illegal poker games. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/18/2019

BetOnline Announces New June Bitcoin Sportsbook Promos

BetOnline Announces New June Bitcoin Sportsbook Promos

For years, sports bettors all around the world have been asking for the perfect solution for fast, accurate and hassle free deposits and withdrawals.  It’s been a long time coming but Bitcoin (BTC) checks off all of those boxes and more. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/18/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

You cannot bet on the Draftkings app from the state of Oregon, however, a few dozen offshore sportsbooks are accessible from the state.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/18/2019

Gerry Ahern Joins Gambling.com Group as Director of North American Content

A 30-year veteran digital media executive, editor and sports writer, Ahern will oversee and expand the content production of Gambling.com Group Plc (the “Group” or “Gambling.com Group”) in North America.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/17/2019

Nurture Your Business as a Bookmaker

Nurture Your Business as a Bookmaker

The most difficult aspect of starting your own bookie is finding clientele. Any bookie will tell you that their most valuable asset is their player list, as without players, you’re not making money.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/17/2019

Scientific Games Shareholder Alleged to Have Been Tied to Terrorism

Scientific Games Shareholder Alleged to Have Been Tied to Terrorism

Scientific Games, a global supplier of interactive lotteries and casino solutions, was not exactly thrilled to discover that one of its shareholders has alleged ties to terroristic activities.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/17/2019

SafeEnt and Ninja Casino Ordered to Cease Operating

SafeEnt and Ninja Casino Ordered to Cease Operating

SafeEnt, which operates Ninja Casino, has been ordered to cease operations immediately by the Swedish government.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/17/2019

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin, the best known of the cryptocurrencies, has reached over $9200 Monday morning. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/17/2019

Sportsbook Solution Catering to the Boise Market

Sportsbook Solution Catering to the Boise Market

It's one thing to have access to an online sportsbook solution that generates fresh lines and allows players to seamlessly place bets, it's another to have a solution that caters specifically to the Boise, Idaho market.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/16/2019

Breaking News

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 26, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday June 26, 2019.

More Sports Handicapping Sites Dump Offshore Ads in Favor of Regulated US Market

The popular sports handicapping website Picks and Parlays is the latest to remove offshore sportsbook ads in favor of legal betting sites in both New Jersey and Nevada.

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Sportsbook Hub of Costa Rica

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Sportsbook Hub of Costa Rica

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the border of Costa Rica and Panama overnight Wednesday.  Costa Rica is home to several dozen online sportsbooks, casinos and Pay Per Heads.