Business & Financial

Major Sportsbook, Poker Room, Casino Brand Presence by Region

Here you will find the top brands in the online gambling sector and whether they maintain a presence and/or their accessibility in specified regions.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/31/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News April 4, 2020: TVG Horse Racing Network Seizing the Moment Amidst Pandemic

A handful of U.S. tracks have soldiered on through the pandemic, closing their gates to fans and running strictly for a TV and simulcast audience. TVG is providing a bit of balm for two bereft populations — people who watch sports, and people who bet on them — by continuing to show races on its cable channel and offering wagering via its website. Fox’s FS1 and FS2 networks also are airing some live horse racing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/04/2020

Generate a Great Profit for Your Bookie Biz

Generate a Great Profit for Your Bookie Biz

Bookies, you must be generating a profit per head and we want to show you the best way to do so. You are in this business to earn a fantastic income and there is no reason you shouldn’t be doing exactly that. Now is the perfect time to start earning profits where you may not realize you can earn them.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/03/2020

MGM Springfield Taken For $30k By Brazen Cheat

MGM Springfield Taken For $30k By Brazen Cheat

The MGM hotel and casino in Springfield, Massachusetts is suing an individual for allegedly engaging in one of the oldest cheats in the books.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/03/2020

Bitcoin Gambling News: Bitcoin Shoots Past $7K Mark as Investors Search for Stability

Here you will find all the latest news pertaining to Bitcoin and the world of online gambling.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/03/2020

Becoming a Bookie During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Becoming a Bookie During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With millions of people out of work and the anticipated slowdown in some sectors that will follow the coronavirus pandemic, opportunities are still plentiful for independent contractors and those with business smarts.  There may never be a greater time to become a bookie

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/02/2020

G2E Asia Planning to Move Forward with July Dates for 2020 Trade Show

G2E Asia Planning to Move Forward with July Dates for 2020 Trade Show

G2E Asia 2020 plans to go ahead with its already postponed July 28-30 conference in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/01/2020

Financial Markets Betting - April 1, 2020

Financial Markets Betting - April 1, 2020

Bookmaker.eu is currently offering odds on the financial market, specifically the OVER/UNDER on the Dow for April 1, 2020.  Today's number was set at 21250 -101

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/01/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News April 1, 2020: SBTech Cyberattack Shuts Down Sportsbooks, Casino

A cyber attach on SBTech has shut down online sportsbooks across the USA that rely on the betting platform.  This includes all wagering in the state of Oregon.  Not that there is much to bet on with most sports on hiatus as a coronavirus pandemic grips the world.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/01/2020

Common Bookmaking Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Common Bookmaking Mistakes You Need to Avoid

While bookmakers can make great money if they're smart, they can also end up losing everything if they're not. Bookmaking requires you to be on your toes, discreet, and a good judge of character.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/31/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 30, 2020: Asia Casinos Predict Up to 80% Visitor Drop First Half of 2020

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday March 30, 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/30/2020

Can I Bet With BetOnline From Washington State?

Can I Bet With BetOnline From Washington State?

BetOnline is accessible from Washington State and offers some of the best welcome bonuses in the business.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/27/2020

CEOs to Share Post-COVID-19 Vision at Industry’s Biggest Online Conference

CEOs to Share Post-COVID-19 Vision at Industry’s Biggest Online Conference

SBC Events is launching the SBC Digital Summit - the biggest ever online conference in the betting & gaming industry as it comes to terms with the deep impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/26/2020

William Hill Lays Off Half Its Workforce

William Hill Lays Off Half Its Workforce

William Hill has laid off more than half of its 1000 plus US workforce in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.  The changes are intended to be temporary with Hill expecting to bring back most of the employees once sports resume.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/25/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 24, 2020: Sports Betting Expansion in US on Hold

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday March 24, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/24/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 23, 2020: Bet365 Sets Up Multi-Million Package for Employees

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday March 23, 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/23/2020

BetOnline Coronavirus Bonus Adds 20 Percent to Current Balance

BetOnline is offering a generous bonus during the current coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/22/2020

Las Vegas Mayor and Nevada Governor Spar Over Casino Closures Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Las Vegas Mayor and Nevada Governor Spar Over Casino Closures Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

While Nevada’s governor joined other U.S. officials invoking extraordinary measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, the mayor of Las Vegas is pushing back against a shutdown of the casinos that power the city and the state economy.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/21/2020

Online Casinos Hit the Jackpot During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Online Casinos Hit the Jackpot During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Sure sports will return in a few weeks and folks will be placing bets once again.  In fact, assuming the coronavirus pandemic gets under control, this summer could see some of the most sports betting volume in years.  For now, it's all about the online casinos.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/20/2020

Seminole Casinos in Florida to Close Today

Seminole Casinos in Florida to Close Today

With a primary focus on the health and safety of guests, team members and the public, the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming have voluntarily decided to temporarily close all Seminole and Hard Rock Casinos throughout Florida today.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/20/2020

Bitcoin Bright Spot in Midst of Coronavirus Pandemic

Bitcoin Bright Spot in Midst of Coronavirus Pandemic

When the Stock Market started crashing a few weeks ago, cryptocurrencies followed the same downward spiral.  Suddenly on Wednesday Bitcoin and other digital currencies suddenly began to rebound.  That trend continued through Thursday.  In fact, Bitcoin was up a whopping 16.1% reaching a high of $6441.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/19/2020

What Are You Waiting For?

Thinking about launching an online sportsbook, but not sure when is the best time? There’s no best time to launch a bookie, now is a better time than ever to start pursuing your dream.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/19/2020

Some Good News as Bitcoin Appears to be Bouncing Back

Some Good News as Bitcoin Appears to be Bouncing Back

Following a steep decline in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies over the past two weeks, the price of Bitcoin was up more than 8% Thursday and creeping back towards the $6000 mark.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/19/2020

Sports Bettors Are Now Gambling on Stock Odds

Sports Bettors Are Now Gambling on Stock Odds

With no sports to bet on, gamblers are turning their attention to the stock market.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/18/2020

Vegas Strip Shutting Down Amidst Coronavirus Chaos

Vegas Strip Shutting Down Amidst Coronavirus Chaos

The Las Vegas Strip is starting to close down and thousands of students will stay home from school in Nevada as officials respond to the new coronavirus.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/16/2020

Online Sportsbook Turning March Sadness Into Casino Madness

Articles are being written up on how the current coronavirus is actually helping to boost the online casino industry.  The theory goes, folks are stuck at home with nothing to do and brick and mortar casinos are probably the last place anyone wants to go at this point, assuming they are open. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/15/2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Postpones Poker Showdown

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood  Postpones Poker Showdown

A main stop for the World Poker Tour, the tournament was scheduled to run from April 16 through May 5.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/13/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 13, 2020: Sports Betting Industry Dealt Big Blow

Thursday was likely the worst day in the history of sports betting.  Nearly every league cancelled their upcoming events, postponed seasons, leaving all but a few UFC bouts and obscure foreign soccer matches in which to bet on (yes, there is still betting on American Idol and politics).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/13/2020

Bitcoin Gambling News March 12, 2020: Massive Dump Sees 2020 Gains Wiped Out

Below you will find all the latest news pertaining to Bitcoin and the world of online gambling for Thursday March 12, 2020. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/12/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 12, 2020: Draftkings, Caesars Latest to Pull NBA Futures

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday March 12, 2020.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/12/2020

Breaking News

Bookies Add Cuban and Cuomo to Presidential Odds Board

Bookies Add Cuban and Cuomo to Presidential Odds Board

On Friday, Mark Cuban told media website Axios that is he reconsidering his decision to run for President in 2020.

Last Chance at $1 Million: Online Super Series XL Two-Day Tourney Kicks Off Sunday

With almost three weeks of super-sized tournament action winding down, Americas Cardroom is rewarding $12 million in guarantees with its OSS XL, concluding April 6. 

Where Can I Find Fastforward Poker Online?  What Sites Offer It?

Where Can I Find Fastforward Poker Online? What Sites Offer It?

Fastforward Poker can be found at PartyPoker and is a variation of fast-fold games.  PartyPoker is only available in the countries listed below.  Americas Cardroom's version of fast-fold games is available to most players worldwide including the US.  It is called Blitz Poker, available only on mobile devices.