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Stats Matters: Why Bettors Should Tread Carefully With “New” Races

Stats Matters: Why Bettors Should Tread Carefully With “New” Races

2017 was an interesting year in racing, as, after several years in preparation, we got to see the running of two huge horse races that had seemingly been manufactured out of thin air. It was the year of the inaugural Pegasus World Cup (USA) and The Everest (Australia), the former of which was briefly the world’s richest thoroughbred race.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/14/2022

Can't Bet on DraftKings From South Dakota

Can't Bet on DraftKings From South Dakota

You cannot bet on DraftKings from the state of South Dakota, however, our friends at Jazz Sportsbook do accept players from SD.  They even offer a $1000 risk free wager.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/14/2022

Tiny Payments Are a Big Deal: HandCash and Its Use With the Called It Prediction App, Peer Game Casino

Tiny Payments Are a Big Deal: HandCash and Its Use With the Called It Prediction App, Peer Game Casino

Alex Agut and his biz partner wanted tiny payments for apps they were building. Traditional payment processors couldn't do it. Bitcoin could, but was too complicated for normal users.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/12/2022

Is Bovada Legal From South Dakota?

Is Bovada Legal From South Dakota?

Bovada is a legal sportsbook that is accessible from the state of South Dakota but is not regulated there.  Other online sportsbooks accessible from the state include Jazz Sports, which currently offers a RISK FREE $1000 BET for new customers.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Mar/12/2022

CoinGeek Pulse: Biden Signs Crypto Executive Order and New BSV Games to Enjoy

CoinGeek Pulse: Biden Signs Crypto Executive Order and New BSV Games to Enjoy

This week on the CoinGeek Pulse, we talk about US President Joe Biden’s highly anticipated digital assets executive order, which marks a major step towards digital innovation and advancement for the United States.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/11/2022

Overview of products and trends in the gambling industry 

Overview of products and trends in the gambling industry 

While many segments of the world economy are experiencing difficulties, the gambling industry is only gaining momentum and expanding its audience. For all the damage it has caused, Covid-19 has become a significant driver for the online gambling market.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/10/2022

PokerStars Pulls Out of Russia

PokerStars Pulls Out of Russia

Stars follows the likes of McDonald's, Apple, Coke, Pepsi and even oil giant Shell.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/10/2022

Refer a Bookie Program Pays Big

Refer a Bookie Program Pays Big

Being a bookie you have the opportunity to make some great money.  But did you know that affiliates in the sports betting industry are among the highest paid?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/09/2022

Minnesota Sports Betting Gets Tribal Backing

Minnesota Sports Betting Gets Tribal Backing

Rep. Zack Stephenson is sponsoring a bill in the House.  It is the first sports gambling bill to receive a hearing in the state Legislature and will be the first of six committees the measure must pass through.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/08/2022

Hard Rock Mobile App Reportedly at Center of Calvin Ridley Betting Scandal

Hard Rock Mobile App Reportedly at Center of Calvin Ridley Betting Scandal

Senior NFL reporter for CBS Sports Jonathan Jones is reporting that the short-lived Hard Rock sports betting app may have been used in placing bets for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/08/2022

EPT Sochi Canceled as Pro-Ukraine Players Push for Ban on Poker in Russia

EPT Sochi Canceled as Pro-Ukraine Players Push for Ban on Poker in Russia

After it was initially delayed until October, the European Poker Tour (EPT) has suspended its Sochi stop due to the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/07/2022

DraftKings Gets Downgraded

DraftKings Gets Downgraded

Plus Bitcoin again viewed as a safe haven amid geopolitical tension though some are looking to take advantage of the crisis for selfish means....and regulators are most certainly keeping a watchful eye.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/07/2022

Haste Arcade Rewards Gaming Success

Haste Arcade Rewards Gaming Success

In gaming news, arcade lovers can finally earn money from their success, thanks to Haste Arcade. The unique gaming platform rewards its winning players via a unique, patent-pending Instant Leaderboard Payout (ILP). The transactions are carried out on the BSV blockchain—which features unbounded scaling, low cost, and transaction throughput capacity.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/04/2022

Yahoo Sports Could Merge With Betting Companies

Apollo Global Management, the private equity firm that acquired Yahoo from Verizon for $5 billion last year, is considering merging the company with a sports betting brand.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/03/2022

Who is Trying to Control, Manipulate or Destroy Bitcoin?

Who is Trying to Control, Manipulate or Destroy Bitcoin?

Bitcoin could be in trouble down the road with a number of bad actors and government influences standing in the way.  Our colleagues over at CoinGeek illustrate a few examples.  These include criminals, political regimes, Ideologues and ‘Rent’ Seekers / Privilege Seekers, to name a few.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/03/2022

Bet365, Others Leave Russian Market

Betting firms Parimatch Tech and Bet365 have condemned Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine by withdrawing their operations from the country.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/02/2022

Virginia State House of Delegates Votes Down Ban on Betting Slogan...Then Votes in Favor

Virginia State House of Delegates Votes Down Ban on Betting Slogan

In a stunning reversal of fortune Tuesday, the Virginia House of Delegates, the lower chamber of the state legislature, overwhelmingly voted down a bill that would have made it illegal for gambling entities in the state he use the slogan “Virginia is for bettors“ to advertise their services.....but they had an about-face on Wednesday.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/02/2022

Russian, Belarusian Gaming Companies Banned From ICE, Other Gaming Conferences

Russian streaming service Yandex to be hit especially hard by bans and severed partnership with NHL.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/02/2022

Morgan Stanley Names Draftkings Top Pick

Morgan Stanley Names Draftkings Top Pick

Morgan Stanley says that DraftKings has 30% upside and has made the popular sports betting firm a top pick.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/02/2022

Haste Arcade: Play Games Online, Earn Money

Haste Arcade: Play Games Online, Earn Money

Haste Arcade brings the old school games arcade experience online but with a major twist; players can earn money for their success. With most eSports-style games you either beat the other player or garner points, which are, ironically, pointless. Haste Arcade rewards its winning players via a unique, patent-pending Instant Leaderboard Payout (ILP) which does exactly that.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/28/2022

Virginia Closing in on Slogan: Senator's Office Provides G911 With Latest Update

Virginia Closing in on Slogan: Senator's Office Provide G911 With Latest Update

The Virginia House of Delegates, the lower body of the state legislature, is to vote Monday on a controversial bill that would ban gambling entities in the state from using the advertising slogan “Virginia is for bettors” to promote their businesses.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/26/2022

HardRockCasino.com Player Wins More Than $198,000

HardRockCasino.com Player Wins More Than $198,000

HardRockCasino.com player William A. from Northern New Jersey won $198,743.44 on NetEnt’s Divine Fortune slot machine on Wednesday, Feb. 23. A frequent in-person player at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, William A. decided play his favorite casino online at HardRockCasino.com where he noticed the jackpot nearing $200,000, and decided to place a $20 bet.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/25/2022

Caesars Sportsbook Teams Up With Cavs Ahead of Ohio Sports Betting Launch

Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) today announced a multi-year partnership with the Cleveland Cavaliers to make Caesars Sportsbook an “Official Sports Betting Partner” and Caesars Entertainment the “Official Casino Partner” of the team. This partnership includes plans to open a best-in-class retail sportsbook on the street level inside the northwest atrium area of the team’s home venue, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/24/2022

No More TwinSpires Website in Michigan

No More TwinSpires Website in Michigan

Sports betting in the US is exploding but with it comes competition and that seems to be what just killed the TwinSpires website in the state of Michigan.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/24/2022

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Preparing For RunGood Poker Series Contenders Tour

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Preparing  For RunGood Poker Series Contenders Tour

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will be hosting the RunGood Poker Series Contenders Tour powered by PokerGo, April 21 – May 2.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/24/2022

State of Arkansas Approves Mobile Sports Betting

State of Arkansas Approves Mobile Sports Betting

Mobile sports betting in Arkansas crossed its final regulatory hurdle this week as bets can now be taken via mobile devices effective March 4th.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/24/2022

First Man Sentenced in Murder of 5Dimes Owner

First Man Sentenced in Murder of 5Dimes Owner

First of the defendants is sentenced to 33 years.  Ten others await sentencing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/23/2022

Compliance Experts Enhance Platform With the Rightlander Telegram Monitoring Tool

Compliance Experts Enhance Platform With the Rightlander Telegram Monitoring Tool

Advertising compliance monitoring specialists announce the launch of the Rightlander Telegram monitoring tool to help operators crack down on non-compliant affiliates

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/23/2022

"The Relentless Billionaire" Looks at the Life of Carl Icahn: Traces Back Early Poker Playing Days

"The Relentless Billionaire" Looks at the Life of Carl Icahn:  Traces Back Early Poker Playing Days

More recently Icahn is pushing for happier McDonald's pigs.  He's threatened to put two directors on the board of the fast food chain to force it to stop confining pregnant pigs in tiny boxes.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/23/2022

Mobile Sports Betting to Start in Arkansas

Mobile Sports Betting to Start in Arkansas

The Legislature's Joint Budget Committee on Tuesday morning signed off on the Arkansas Racing Commission's proposed rule to allow mobile wagering in The Natural State, and this is likely to begin ahead of March Madness.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/22/2022

Breaking News

Cheney Loses to Hagerman: "Now the Real Work Begins"

Cheney Loses to Hagerman: "Now the Real Work Begins"

Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney, a leader in the Republican resistance to former President Donald Trump, was fighting to save her seat in the House on Tuesday.

Michael Cohen Says the Mar-A-Lago Mole is Jared Kushner

Former Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Says the Mar-A-Lago Mole is Jared Kushner: Latest Odds

"It is someone in his immediate family," Cohen said.  "It has to be someone in his inner circle."

Mike Matusow Wants to do a Podcast Where He Smokes Pot and Takes Phone Calls

Mike Matusow Wants to do a Podcast Where He Smokes Pot and Takes Phone Calls

He's also doing a Q&A on Reddit called "Ask Me Anything".....and as one would expect, it's turning into a bit of a trainwreck.