Business & Financial

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

Seminole Tribe Suspends Florida Online Sports Betting App

Seminole Tribe Suspends Florida Online Sports Betting App

The Seminole Tribe of Florida shut down its online sports betting app Saturday after being dealt its latest legal defeat in a case that has halted a massive expansion of gambling throughout Florida.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/05/2021

BitMart Exchange Hacked, Reportedly Loses $196 Million

BitMart Exchange Hacked, Reportedly Loses $196 Million

One of the most devastating digital currency exchange hacks on record occurred late Saturday night as Bitmart reportedly lost some $196 million in various cryptos.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/04/2021

Jurors in Kleiman-Wright Case Worried Over Job Terminations

"Can we please get letters for our employers to let them know this is going to keep going"...

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/03/2021

Las Vegas Sands Files Suit in Latest Development Involving Florida Gambling Expansion Saga

Las Vegas Sands Files Suit in Latest Development Involving Florida Gambling Expansion Saga

The Las Vegas Sands has filed suit against a lobbying group representing the Seminoles in Florida.  The suit, filed in Leon County on Wednesday, claims a “tortious interference with business relationships.”

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/03/2021

Sports Betting Ads: Industry Weighs How Much is Too Much?

Sports Betting Ads: Industry Weighs How Much is Too Much?

If you’ve turned on a television in the last three years, chances are you’ve been inundated with advertisements for sports betting, and not only during game broadcasts.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/03/2021

Ayre Predicts Mistrial in Kleiman-Wright Case

Ayre Predicts Mistrial in Kleiman-Wright Case

"Plaintiff could not meet the burdon of proving their case because only Craig is Satoshi and this is what came out in court," Ayre notes.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/02/2021

Could We Have a Verdict in Trial of the Century? Jury Asking for Short Day Friday

Could We Have a Verdict in Trial of the Century?  Jury Asking for Short Day Friday

The jury has been deadlocked in the infamous Ira Kleiman vs. Dr. Craig Wright trial.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/02/2021

Your Own Brand - A Pay Per Head Let’s It Happen

Your Own Brand - A Pay Per Head Let’s It Happen

You are a local bookie, there is no casino, and there is no online presence of any sort. Your clients are your friends from work, the local pub, the block you live on, etc... What you must do is give them an online presence. If you give them this door to open, they will be grateful for it and they will use it. The pay per head gives you an immediate online presence. We say immediate, seriously – within one day or so of making the phone call and signing up with a fantastic PPH, you can be online, have your clients integrated, and be earning money.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2021

Plaintiff in Kleiman-Wright Case Apparently Have No Money to Pay Expert Witness

Plaintiff in Kleiman-Wright Case Apparently Have No Money to Pay Expert Witness

O’Hagan is a popular and award-winning Scottish author known for his non-fiction novels. In June 2016, he published “The Satoshi Affair'', which chronicled first-hand interviews and situations he had with Wright.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/02/2021

ESPN Signs On-air Talent Erin Dolan to Multi-Year Contract

ESPN Signs On-air Talent Erin Dolan to Multi-Year Contract

ESPN has hired sports betting talent Erin Dolan as an on-air sports betting analyst. They have advised Gambling911.com that her debut will be later today (Thursday November 2, 2021) on ESPN’s popular sports betting show, Daily Wager.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2021

Connecticut Amassed $1.7M From Sports, Online Bets in October

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut collected about $1.7 million during its first partial month of legalized online gambling and sports wagering, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Wednesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/01/2021

Mistrial a Strong Possibility in Kleiman-Wright Case

A Miami jury has spent weeks in the courtroom listening to the plaintiff’s attempt to convince that a partnership existed between Dr. Craig Wright and the late Dave Kleiman to invent and mine Bitcoin.  

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/01/2021

Jury Fails to Come to Decision in Kleiman Wright Trial of the Century

Jurors told the judge in the case of Ira Kleiman vs. Craig Wright that they were unable to come up with a decision.  The judge issued an Allen charge, which requires them to  now deliberate until they have a decision.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2021

Pari-Mutuels in Florida Urge Appeals Court to Reject Seminoles' Motion for a Stay in Sports Betting Case

West Flagler Associates, parent company of Magic City Casino, submitted its official response to the Seminole Tribe’s emergency motion for a stay in its Florida mobile sports betting case claiming the “irreparable harm” cited by the Seminole Tribe is self-inflicted.  West Flagler Associates noted that the Seminoles continue to take mobile bets even after a federal judge ordered them not to.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/01/2021

The End of Macau as We Know It?

The End of Macau as We Know It?

The world's largest casino hub may be no more following a series of arrests over the weekend that demonstrate China's crackdown on gambling enterprises tied to the mainland.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/01/2021

What Are the Most Popular Slots in the US?

What Are the Most Popular Slots in the US?

Slots games have been hugely popular in recent years, with online casinos bringing them closer to millions of players. Yet, the list of the most popular games of this type varies in different parts of the world. The growing trend for American states to introduce online casinos means that now is a good moment to consider which slots are most popular in the US and why this is the case.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/01/2021

Report: VIP Gaming Rooms in Macau Shuttered Following Arrests

Embattled gambling operator Suncity Group Holdings has closed all VIP gaming rooms in Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, after the company’s chairman was arrested, according to Reuters. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/30/2021

Nevada Casinos Match 8-months Mark for $1B in House Winnings

Nevada Casinos Match 8-months Mark for $1B in House Winnings

Nevada casinos matched a record streak of eight straight months of $1 billion or more in house winnings in October, showing that hospitality and tourism have returned to pre-pandemic levels in a state dependent on gambling revenues.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/30/2021

Kleiman-Wright Trial Deliberations Head Into Wednesday

Kleiman-Wright Trial Deliberations Head Into Wednesday

Jury deliberations in the Trial of the Century head into Wednesday as no verdict has been reached.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/30/2021

Yahoo Sports: Crypto, Blockchain Provide Sports Sponsorships Greatest Growth, Not Sports Betting

Yahoo Sports: Crypto, Blockchain Provide Sports Sponsorships Greatest Growth, Not Sports Betting

While sports betting sponsorships in the world of sports have been all the talk of late, it is cryptocurrencies and the blockchain that will provide the greatest growth opportunity in the sector, so says JohnWallStreet for Yahoo Sports.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Nov/30/2021

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Why The Packers Might Not Cover The Spread Against The 49ers

Why The Packers Might Not Cover The Spread Against The 49ers

The Green Bay Packers host the San Francisco 49ers Saturday in a Divisional Playoffs game with the line set at Packers -6.  That spread may be too much considering how well San Francisco has played of late.  Here are some reasons why Green Bay might not cover the 5-point spread.

Super Bowl 56 MVP Odds and Close Comeback POY Race

Super Bowl 56 MVP Odds and Close Comeback POY Race

We're still a few weeks away from Super Bowl LVI, but early odds for the game's MVP are already available.

What Are The 5 Business Goals for Your Bookie Business to Stay Competitive?

What Are The 5 Business Goals for Your Bookie Business to Stay Competitive?

Reducing your expenses and discovering new networking opportunities are among the most important goals for running a successful bookie business.