Business & Financial

The Economic Impact and Financial Future of Online Gambling Platforms in 2024

2024 should be the year AI continues to scare us, 5G technology scares us just a little bit less and regulatory forces make our lives a living Hell.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/31/2024

ESPN’s ‘Outside The Lines’ Four-Part Sports Betting Series to Begin Airing Thursday

ESPN’s ‘Outside The Lines’ Four-Part Sports Betting Series to Begin Airing Thursday

Will be interesting to see how this is presented now that ESPN has entered the sports betting space.  The series airs thru Sunday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/31/2024

What Does PrizePicks Offer for the Super Bowl?

Unlike traditional sportsbooks like BetUS, which allow real money single player prop bets, PrizePicks requires picks on at least two and up to 6, but they do have a wide variety of options this Super Bowl.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/30/2024

BetMGM Awarded Players Over $138 Million in Progressive Jackpots in 2023

“BetMGM loves creating memorable iGaming experiences for players and few things surpass the thrill of winning a jackpot,” said BetMGM’s Vice President of Gaming Angus Nisbet.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/30/2024

Hard Rock Bet Super Bowl Props: National Anthem, Taylor Swift

An advertisement for Hard Rock Bet in Florida

No more betting in your head, Florida.  The Seminoles entered into a compact with the state to exclusively offer sports betting, both at their casinos and via one's mobile device in their own living rooms, or even while on the run.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/30/2024

Create a Sportsbook for the Super Bowl

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For $5 or less per player per week, owning a sportsbook for this year's Super Bowl has never been easier.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/30/2024

Hacksaw Gaming Moves Into Ontario Market

Hacksaw Gaming is one of the fastest-growing development studios in the online casino industry, and it recently announced a major move into the booming Ontario market. In collaboration with a prominent regional operator, the Malta-based company has promised to introduce new games in Canada.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jan/30/2024

Sweden’s Stringent Gambling Laws Responsible for Offshore Gambling Popularity

Sweden’s strict gambling laws have failed to prevent Swedes from partaking in offshore gambling. Gambling is subject to tight regulations in Sweden, especially when it comes to gambling sites that operate outwith the country, known as offshore betting sites.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jan/30/2024

Woman Accused of Laundering Bitcoin Proceeds of £5bn Fraud in London

A British-Chinese woman. Jian Wen, 42, has gone on trial for laundering bitcoin derived from a £5bn fraud in China committed by her employer.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/29/2024

FanDuel Parent Company Lists on New York Stock Exchange

FanDuel Parent Company Lists on New York Stock Exchange

New York Patriots great Rob Gronkowski helped usher in the momentous occasion.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/29/2024

Paysafecard Gambling: How to Maximize Your Wins and Minimize Risks

In the world of online gambling, finding a secure and efficient payment method is crucial for a seamless gaming experience. Paysafecard, a popular prepaid card option, offers gamblers an easy and secure way to deposit funds without divulging personal banking information.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jan/28/2024

MyBookie.ag Florida Location Shares Office Space With Sling Manufacturer?

Future of sports betting in Florida in hands of state Supreme Court.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/27/2024

Getting My Sportsbook Business Up and Running Has Never Been Easier

Getting My Sportsbook Business Up and Running Has Never Been Easier

If you're an entrepreneur looking to enter an explosive industry with what seems like endless opportunities, there are tools at your disposal.  We're talking about running your own sportsbook...and the great news is you'll leave about 90% of the work to the experts.

Submitted by martin hackborn on, Jan/27/2024

Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) Rejects Satoshi Settlement Offer Weeks Before Trial

The potential liability of the counterparties in these cases was (and continues to be, thanks to COPA’s rejection) enormous, according to Jordan Atkins of CoinGeek.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/27/2024

LSU Standout Kayshon Boutte Used Alias 'kayshonboutte7' to Hide Illegal Gambling Activity at FanDuel

Kayshon Boutte running for LSU

"Kayshon Boutte bet he would score a touchdown and rack up 82.5 yards against Florida State on Sept. 4, 2022. Part of an eight-leg parlay.  He didn't hit on either."  Past games now being scrutinized by gamblers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/26/2024

The Art of Skill-Based Gaming: Where Strategy Meets Entertainment

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In recent years, the gaming industry has seen a massive shift in player preferences, with many opting for engaging and skill-based gaming experiences.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jan/26/2024

MGM Agrees to Pay $7.45 Million Settlement in Bookie Money Laundering Probe

Casino executive allegedly allowed bookie to receive complimentary benefits at the casino, including meals, room, board, and golf trips with senior executives and other high-net-worth customers.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/25/2024

League of Legends Pros Suspended for Alleged Match Fixing

A more extensive investigation is also underway by Riot Games and SportRadar.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/25/2024

Fantasy Sports Company Fires Employee Involved in Cheating Scandal

Group was able to uncover the scheme by understanding format inconsistencies for a tournament.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/25/2024

Boutte Arrest Should Be a Concern for ESPN Bet, DraftKings, NFL, Others

LSU player Kayshon Boutte

ESPN Bet recently got into the sports betting business and didn't exactly feature this news as a top story.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/25/2024

Australian Gaming Revolution: Navigating Australia's Latest Casino Attractions

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Australia's gaming sector is experiencing a remarkable transformation, characterized by the introduction of new, state-of-the-art casino attractions.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jan/25/2024

Can I Bet on BetUS From California?

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BetUS has been a proud ad partner of the Gambling911.com website since 2006.  Over the year's they have sponsored NBA All Star Weekend and other amazing events.  If you live in or are visiting the great state of California, BetUS is available to place real money bets.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/24/2024

Betting Odds AVN Awards Show 2024

Betting Odds AVN Awards Show 2024

The AVN Show in Las Vegas kicks today and, of course, culminates with the infamous AVN Awards that honor the best in the adult entertainment biz.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/24/2024

Satoshi Last Minute Bombshell Offer to Settle Crypto Open Patent Alliance Case

Satoshi Last Minute Bombshell Offer to Settle Crypto Open Patent Alliance Case

Dr. Wright would agree not to pursue any claim connected to his database rights and copyrights in the BTC, BCH, and ABC blockchains should all parties agree to the settlement terms.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/24/2024

Trump Beats Haley By 20 Percent or Greater in New Hampshire Say Oddsmakers

Oddsmakers had former U.S. President Donald Trump as the "lock" to win the New Hampshire primary at -10000.   He is a -125 favorite to win by more than a 20 point margin against former UN Ambassador Nikki Hailey.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/22/2024

DC Sports Betting: Lotto Reps Assumed Casual Bettors Would Be Okay With 80 Percent Payout

Official: "Simply put, sports betting in the nation’s capital is not working. Tell the public what’s gone wrong, and more importantly, what precisely they intend to do to fix the mess that’s been made."

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/22/2024

French Gambling Giant FDJ to Acquire Kindred for $2.67 Billion

Kindred is perhaps best known for its brand Unibet.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/22/2024

Is a Pay Per Head Service Legal?

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"The legality of pay per head will obviously depend on where you are located. So the first thing you will need to do is check with your local attorney to see if booking action and using a pay per head service is something that is legal in your specific area."

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/22/2024

ESPN Asks Leagues to Buy Stake in Their Network Would Be Epic 'Conflict of Interest'

"Can’t think of a way to create more conflict of interest plus fan distrust, since they are now also in the sports betting business," sports betting industry luminary Joe Brennan Jr. tweeted.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/21/2024

Canadian Online Casino Mastery: Understanding Software Providers

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Embarking on a journey through the vibrant world of online casinos in Canada offers a unique opportunity to understand the intricate and fascinating realm of software providers. These technological innovators are the backbone of the online gaming industry, crafting immersive and engaging experiences for players across the country.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jan/20/2024

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