Gambling

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

SC Prosecutors: Deputy Took Bribes to Protect Gamblers

SC Prosecutors: Deputy Took Bribes to Protect Gamblers

A deputy in South Carolina took money from illegal gamblers for five years to protect them from the law and kept feeding them information after the payments stopped, authorities said.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/03/2020

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

140 Industry Leaders Join SBC Digital Summit Speaker line-up

The SBC Digital Summit is to feature a line-up of 140 big names from the global betting and gaming sector, with speakers including Carsten Koerl (CEO & Founder, Sportradar), Jesper Svensson (CEO, Betsson Group) and Paris Smith (CEO, Pinnacle).

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/02/2020

The Gambling911.com Crime Blog: Two Mobsters Seek Release From Prison Due to Coronavirus

The Gambling911.com Crime Blog

Welcome to the Gambling911.com Crime Blog, all the latest news and social media stories about gambling-related crime as well as organized crime.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/01/2020

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

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

Online Gambling Addiction Soars Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Online Gambling Addiction Soars Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

The government of Spain on Tuesday imposed emergency restrictions on the advertising of online casinos.  This includes promotion via YouTube and other social media outlets. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/31/2020

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

Technology and Gambling

Technology has assisted in advancing many industries, including gambling. It wasn’t that long ago when bookies were still using a pen and paper to track all of the bets they were taking in.

Technology has assisted in advancing many industries, including gambling. It wasn’t that long ago when bookies were still using a pen and paper to track all of the bets they were taking in.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/30/2020

CoolBet Customer 50,000 Gets Big Surprise

CoolBet Customer 50,000 Gets Big Surprise

Emilie Lundegård Pedersen (19) from Bodø became Norwegian customer number 50,000 at coolbet, the company that has been voted the country's best for two years in a row.   The prize is around US$1000.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/30/2020

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

Tribal Gaming Official Rejects Oklahoma Governor’s Offer

Tribal Gaming Official Rejects Oklahoma Governor’s Offer

The state’s top Native American gaming official rejected Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt’s latest casino gambling offer on Friday and accused the governor of trying to take advantage of the tribes during the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/28/2020

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

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 26, 2020: Still No Mobile Sports Betting in NY

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has put the kibosh on mobile sports betting for 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/26/2020

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

How Blockchain Technology is Changing the Online Gambling Industry

How Blockchain Technology is Changing the Online Gambling Industry

The introduction of internet usage in the gambling industry was a game-changer. Casino owners took advantage and seamlessly integrated the latest technology to improve the user experience. Gamers, on the other hand, enjoyed the freedom and the versatility brought about by internet usage in the industry. They could now engage in any sport and play from casinos of their liking as long as they had an internet connection.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/25/2020

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

What is the Role of a Line Manager?

What is the Role of a Line Manager?

What they do essentially dictates the success or failure of the online sportsbook they represent. In other words; their butts are on the line daily! Ha, we wax comics, however, this is true. A line manager has a tough job and what they do daily affects the bottom line.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/24/2020

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

Virtual Online Gambling Conference May 7

Virtual Online Gambling Conference May 7

Registrations are open for the first virtual conference in the gambling industry.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/24/2020

Virginia Poised to Legalize Casinos at Unlucky Time

Virginia Poised to Legalize Casinos at Unlucky Time

Talk about bad luck.  Two weeks ago, Virginia lawmakers approved legislation to allow developers to build five large casino resorts around the state in what supporters have long hoped will be a dramatic economic boost to struggling areas. Virginia is one of the few states in the country where casinos are currently banned.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/23/2020

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

Experts Advice to Responsible Gambling

Experts Advice To Responsible Gambling

Many people see gambling in a negative light, perhaps because of numerous issues that arise from it. More often than not, these problems happen because of reckless fun and thoughtless gambling. On the contrary, responsible gambling provides a form of entertainment that not only delivers amusement but gives the players the opportunity to earn a little something extra as well. As such, here are some tips on how you will be able to gamble responsibly:

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/23/2020

Full Guide: How to Start to Play Free Online Casino Slots in 20 Minutes Like Professional

Full Guide: How to Start to Play Free Online Casino Slots in 20 Minutes Like Professional

Free online casino slots have become increasingly popular all around the world, with many people from all walks of life taking an interest in trying out the thousands of different online slot machines without any need for real money risks or deposits. This guide will introduce you to free online slots, explaining what they are, how they work, why they managed to become so popular, which are the best options to try out, and more.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/23/2020

Latest 2020 Gambling Trend Explained: Pay N Play Casinos

Latest 2020 Gambling Trend Explained: Pay N Play Casinos

There are plenty of gimmicks in the online gambling world. Casino operators will proudly advertise their latest innovation, which usually turns out to be a re-skinned slot game or repurposed promotion. 

 

But instead of rehashing the same ideas, Pay N Play breathes fresh new life into an otherwise stale online casino experience, and it's taking the industry by storm. 

 

Submitted by Payton 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

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.