Business & Financial

Sportsbook Refunds Issued in Illinois State-Chicago State Basketball Game Due to Stat-Keeping Error

Sportsbook Refunds Issued in Illinois State-Chicago State Basketball Game Due to Stat-Keeping Error

"The final score in Saturday’s Chicago State vs Illinois State College Basketball Game was incorrectly listed as 80-71 Illinois State, when it should have been 81-71. With the spread at #CaesarsSportsbook listed at 9.5, Caesar has decided to pay out both outcomes."

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Dec/14/2021

Skrmiish App Goal to Democratise eSports: Draws on Internet Poker Model

Skrmiish, the SA App Looking to Democratise the World of eSports

Scott Peter Smith of Gamers Live says it does everything from "influencing a fresh global innovative sport, building new technology, embedding a strong revenue model, tapping into the human desire to compete and wrap it up with good timing and an enabling app".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/14/2021

Tesla Will Accept Dogecoin as Payment for Some of Merchandise

Tesla Will Accept Dogecoin as Payment for Some of Merchandise

Dogecoin went from being worth just a fraction of a penny at the start of 2021 to notching a record-high price above 74 cents in May. It now sits at just below 20 cents a coin.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/14/2021

Mirage Hotel in Vegas to be Converted Into Guitar-Shaped Structure

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hard Rock International said Monday it wants to see how a guitar-shaped hotel will play at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.

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Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/14/2021

Pay Per Head for Dummies

Gamblilng911.com looks at the benefits of using a Pay Per Head throughout the year, and it is here where we need to impress upon folks that sports betting does NOT end when the Super Bowl winner is declared. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/13/2021

BTC Protocol Maintainer Samuel Dobson Steps Down: ‘Now is the Right Time to Go’

BTC Protocol Maintainer Samuel Dobson Steps Down: ‘Now is the Right Time to Go’

"I am officially stepping down as a maintainer of Bitcoin Core. Serving as the wallet maintainer for the past three years has been an absolute privilege," he said as another trial looms.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/13/2021

Betting Public Has Best Week Ever in the NFL

Betting Public Has Best Week Ever in the NFL

The Cowboys covering by a half a point winning by 7 was one of the sweetest victories for the sports betting public. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/13/2021

Free Pay Per Head Trials, Offer Great Opportunities

Free Pay Per Head Trials, Offer Great Opportunities

If you are looking for ways to improve customer loyalty, and ways to make your day-to-day operations smoother, then a PPH is certainly something to consider. There are more than a few factors that make a PPH worth your time and energy and we want to share the “how’s and why’s”. We have the skinny, on pay per head bookmaking software and contract solutions.  

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/12/2021

Is BetMGM Legal in Texas?

Is BetMGM Legal in Texas?

BetMGM is not available to bet on from the state of Texas.  You do have options though.  BetAdrian welcomes sports bettors from the Lone Star State and offers a FREE NO DEPOSIT, NO OBLIGATION $20 SIGNUP BONUS. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/11/2021

Can I Really Make a Nice Living as a Bookie?

Can I Really Make a Nice Living as a Bookie?

Not only can you enjoy a wonderful living as a bookie, your life will mostly be stress free as this is one of the most outsourced businesses on the planet today.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/10/2021

Is CryptoFights Safe to Play On? Player Reviews, Tutorial and More

Is CryptoFights Safe to Play On? Player Reviews

CryptoFights is a Single Player Fantasy RPG real time game in which your fighter is paired up with another opponent’s Fighter in a 1v1 battle that lasts 1 round and ends when either of the fighter’s Hit Points reaches zero.  Being on the BSV Blockchain ensures transparency and fairness.  

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/10/2021

Esports Entertainment Group Partnering with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City for First Sanctioned Esports Skill-Based Wagering Event in NJ

The launch will include a two-day 256-player in-person tournament, the first skill-based gaming event approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement where participants will be permitted to wager on themselves in each round of the event.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/10/2021

DraftKings Robins on Betting: "People Who Are Doing This For Profit Are Not The Players We Want"

DraftKings Robins on Betting: "People Who Are Doing This For Profit Are Not The Players We Want"

Robins admits he "probably could have chosen my words better" before going onto declare "We don't want professionals".   And one pro responds by telling Robins "the bookmaker is not entitled to the WHY" a sports bettor places a wager. "Any bookmaker that thinks he's entitled to that is fooling themselves," famed sports bettor Gadoon “Spanky” Kryollos says.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/09/2021

2021 Now the Highest-Winning Year Ever for US Casinos Plus Ohio Sports Betting Close

2021 Now the Highest-Winning Year Ever for US Casinos Plus Ohio Sports Betting Close

The American Gaming Association said U.S. casinos have already broken the record for most money won in a single year at $44.15 billion.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/09/2021

CIA Involved With Crypto as Chief Discloses His Agency Working on "a Number of Different Projects"

These projects are "focused on cryptocurrency and trying to look at second- and third-order consequences as well and helping with our colleagues in other parts of the U.S. government to provide solid intelligence on what we’re seeing as well.”

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/09/2021

Ohio Gambling Revenue Breaks Record Even Before End of 2021

Before the end of the calendar year, Ohio’s casinos and racinos have already broken revenue records, bringing in $2.11 billion in gambling revenue going into December.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/09/2021

New Watch Out Florida Gambling Ads Target Seniors, College Age Individuals

New Watch Out Florida Gambling Ads Target Seniors, College Age Individuals

The new slickly produced airings come as Judge Angela Dempsey denied an emergency restraining order against Seminole-backed entities to stop airing the Watch Out Florida ads filed by Las Vegas Sands.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/09/2021

Becoming a College Bookie

Becoming a College Bookie

They're not talking about some 60 year-old scuzbag walking around campus checking out chics in short skirts. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/08/2021

Upset Hindus Urge Amazon UK to Withdraw Lord Ganesha Playing Card Decks and Apologize

Upset Hindus Urge Amazon UK to Withdraw Lord Ganesha Playing Card Decks and Apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Amazon UK for immediate withdrawal of two playing card decks carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/08/2021

Satoshi: "I Went Through a Big Roller Coaster"

Dr. Craig Wright relays his feelings upon hearing that a verdict had been reached in the "Trial of the Century".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/08/2021

Johnny Chan’s 88 Social Poker Club in Houston Closes Amid Controversy

Concerns over insolvency have forced the closure of Johnny Chan's 88 Social Club in Houston.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/07/2021

Chicago Sports Betting to Tack on Another 2 Percent

Chicago Sports Betting to Tack on Another 2 Percent

Illinois has a 15% tax rate on sports betting, Cook County imposes a 2% rate and now the city of Chicago wants to tack on another 2%.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/07/2021

Lawmaker: 4 Atlantic City Casinos May Close Without Tax Aid

Lawmaker: 4 Atlantic City Casinos May Close Without Tax Aid

Four of Atlantic City’s nine casinos are in danger of closing if the state does not pass a bill giving tax breaks to the casinos, New Jersey’s outgoing state Senate president said Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/07/2021

Santa Anita a Death Trap for Horses? Why So Many Have Died There

Santa Anita a Death Trap for Horses?  Why So Many Have Died There

20 horses have so far died at that California race track....in just this past year.  37 died in 2019, prepandemic as there wasn't much action in 2020.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/07/2021

Craig Wright Media Darling as Some Ponder BSV Hitting $10K

Craig Wright Media Darling as Some Ponder BSV at $10K

Dr. Wehrmann points to real use cases for Bitcoin SV as the catalyst for huge growth potential.   These include Money Button, a user friendly Bitcoin SV service provider, right now already has 150 active businesses using it.  Also EHR Data Inc's plan for 5,000 to 6,000 transactions per second.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/07/2021

Dr. Craig "Satoshi" Wright Trending Atop Twitter

A Miami jury found Australian Dr. Craig Wright to be the real "Satoshi Nakomoto", founder of Bitcoin, following a months long trial.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/06/2021

Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright 100% Satoshi Nakamoto Says Miami Jury: Responds to Verdict (LIVE STREAM)

It's official!  Dr. Craig Wright is Satoshi Nakamoto, founder of Bitcoin!!!

A Miami jury arrived at that decision late Monday morning after mulling over extensive documentation presented during the so-called "Trial of the Century".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2021

Dr. Craig Wright is Satoshi Founder of Bitcoin! Verdict in on Kleiman-Wright Trial - Livestream Up Now

Verdict in on Kleiman-Wright Trial

The jury has arrived at a verdict in the Trial of the Century: Ira Kleiman vs. Dr. Craig Wright.  Defense win on all claims except conversion.  Jury awards $100 million to Plaintiff W&K Info Defense Research LLC ("W&K") on that count....

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2021

Bitmart Suspends Withdrawals Following Apparent $200K Hack

Bitmart Suspends Withdrawals Following Apparent $200K Hack

Customers of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitmart fear the worst after it confirmed a $150K hack Saturday night.  Blockchain security and data analytics firm Peckshield estimates that the loss is closer to $200 million however.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/05/2021

Is MyBookie Legal in North Carolina?

Is MyBookie Legal in North Carolina?

MyBookie is a popular online sportsbook that is accessible from North Carolina  At this time they are not endorsed by Gambling911.com.  Instead, we recommend Jazz Sports, in business since 1996.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Dec/05/2021

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Sports Betting, Events Odds and Previews: Preakness Stakes Overnight Odds

This one is Epicenter's race to lose after finishing 2nd in the Derby. 

Novelty Betting News: Pete Davidson Leaving SNL

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MiamiCoin Loses 95% of its Value in Wake of Crypto Bloodbath

MiamiCoin Loses 95% of its Value in Wake of Crypto Bloodbath

Even with most of the Miami commissioners jumping on board the crypto bandwagon, its Mayor is the only one who has provided his full support for MiamiCoin, and that could prove costly as investors get taken for a ride.