Business & Financial

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney, Others Risk Reputation, PointBet Refunds on Egregious No Call

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney,

A number of media companies have gotten into bed with gambling firms in recent weeks.  Caesars hooked up wtih ESPN last year, well ahead of more recent "open" marriages where the media firms like Fox and possibly Sinclair will act as bet takers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/19/2019

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin ...And the Guy Who Spent $800 Million of it on Pizza

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin

This Sunday May 19 at 7 pm EST on CBS (though most certainly delayed a bit with the conclusion of the PGA Championship), the long running CBS news magazine takes a look at the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/19/2019

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/19/2019

Game of Thrones Betting From FanDuel, Draftkings App: No Can Do

There won't be any betting on the season (and show) finale of Games of Throne in the state of New Jersey via either the FanDuel or Draftkings app.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/19/2019

Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Ahead of the highly anticipated first ever segment on the long running CBS news magazine 60 Minutes covering bitcoin, Inside Financial looks at the impact blockchain has had on the gaming sector.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/19/2019

How Do Bookies Pay Their Customers?

How Do Bookies Pay Their Customers?

Do bookmakers in the United States pay their customers by meeting them in person and slipping cash into their hands in some dark alley?  Today's technology makes it easy for bookies to pay clients utilizing other methods.  It's to a point where they hardly even have to meet face-to-face.

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, May/18/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

FanDuel, arguably the biggest online sports betting site in the United States that only operates in one state, New Jersey, had not yet posted future bets on one of the world's largest competitions, Eurovision 2019.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/17/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: Mass Lawmakers Not All on Board With Betting, Parx Leads Way in PA

Sports Betting News Updates: Mass Lawmakers Not All on Board With Betting, Parx Leads the Way in PA

Massachusetts state senator: "“I wouldn’t bet on it,” in regard to sports betting coming to the state.  Meanwhile, PA sees big dropoff in April

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2019

How to Start a Profitable Bookie Business

How to Start a Profitable Bookie Business

Moving forward 2019 and beyond, the bookie industry is filled with many challenges and many opportunities, especially the rise of the new media like the internet.  According to Ace Per Head, the online gaming market is one of the fastest growing industries in the world.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2019

Four Online Casinos Fined $5.8m

Four Online Casinos Fined $5.8m

MrSpin.co.uk and Spin247.co.uk parent company will pay the biggest fine of the four operators, £2.2m

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/15/2019

Philly Casino Fined for Serving 17 Free Alcoholic Beverages to Gambler ...In 8 Hours

Philadelphia Casino Fined for Serving 17 Free Alcoholic Beverages to Gambler  ...In 8 Hours

The SugarHouse Casino must pay a $17,500 fine

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/15/2019

US Sports Betting Affiliates May Soon Be Dealing With UK-Like Compliance Mandates

US Sports Betting Affiliates May Soon Be Dealing With UK-Like Compliance Mandates

It's deja vu for those online gambling affiliates entering the newly legalized US sports betting market as The American Gaming Association (AGA) released a set of set of guidelines for advertising entitled “Responsible Marketing Code for Sports Wagering”.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/15/2019

Where Can I Find a Bookie?

Where Can I Find a Bookie?

Want to know where to find a bookie?  Look no further than your local sports bar, race track, pool hall, but first check with friends and co-workers, especially those who are sports fanatics.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/15/2019

Monkey Knife Fight Review l Complaints

Monkey Knife Fight Review l Complaints

Monkey Knife Fight is an online fantasy sports prop hybrid site that is licensed in California.  It has evolved (pun intended) out of a May 2018 US Supreme Court decision that now permits sports wagering, essentially testing the limits, but not quite crossing the line.   

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/14/2019

123 Bingo Online Review l Complaints

123 Bingo Online Review l Complaints l Online Bingo From the US

123 Bingo Online is a bingo and casino site that welcomes US players from most states excluding Maryland and New York.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/14/2019

Latest Sports Betting News: ESPN Caesars Marriage, Iowa Bill Signed, More

Latest Sports Betting News: ESPN Caesars Marriage, Iowa Bill Signed, More

In the fast changing world of sports betting, more media outlets are coming out of the woodwork to join forces with gambling ventures.  Last week it was PokerStars parent company The Stars Group and Fox Sports.  Now comes word of a partnership between ESPN and Caesars.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN partnership with Caesars will include integration of odds data and branding but no betting site tie-ins, unlike last week's announced Fox Sports/Stars Group deal.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

Where to Wager Online From My State

Where to Wager Online From My State

You can wager online from all US states using a sportsbook located offshore in Web sports betting hubs across the globe.  Some of the biggest are Malta, Costa Rica, the United Kingdom and Gibraltar.  Some states are beginning to open sportsbooks themselves.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/14/2019

Bitcoin Eclipses $8K Mark

Bitcoin Eclipses $8K Mark

Just a day after Bitcoin shot over the $7000 mark, the cryptocurrency has now peaked at over $8000, hitting $8169 before dropping back to around $7900 Monday night.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

BetMania, Skybook Betting Accounts Wiped Out

BetMania, Skybook Betting Accounts Wiped Out

For the past two weeks, customers of Skybook and BetMania have complained of having their betting accounts disappear.  Sister book, BetPhoenix has also been impacted.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2019

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that establishes a legal way to bet on professional, collegiate and international sporting events.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/13/2019

Sinclair Broadcasting to Benefit From Sports Betting

Sinclair Broadcasting to Benefit From Sports Betting Deal

Sinclair Broadcasting's ownership of 21 regional sports networks will help the company to gain an instant foothold into the lucrative newly legalized sports betting industry in the US.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

ESPN Parent Company Disney 'No Plans for Sports Betting'

ESPN Parent Company Disney 'No Plans for Sports Betting'

Following news of a Fox Sports/BetStars joint venture into the world of legalized sports betting in the US, ESPN parent company Disney says it has not intention of following that same route.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

China Holds Cards in Online Betting Boom in Philippines

China Holds Cards in Online Betting Boom in Philippines

Online casinos have gone on a hiring spree for Chinese nationals, to cater to their biggest group of customers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2019

Does Your Pay Per Head Offer Dota 2?

Does Your Pay Per Head Offer Dota 2?

The demand is now high in the betting space for eSports and some of the biggest titles include League of Legends, Counter-Strike and Dota 2.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/12/2019

Price of Bitcoin Continues Charging Upwards Despite Binance Security Breach

Price of Bitcoin Continues Charging Upwards Despite Binance Security Breach

Bitcoin, now accounting for upwards of 70% of all funding for online gambling sites operating in the so-called "grey" and "restricted" markets (encompassing some three quarters of the globe), continues to see huge gains in recent days despite ongoing issues with one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/12/2019

BetAmerica Live Horse Racing App Reviews

BetAmerica Live Horse Racing App Reviews

As we are not an affiliate of BetAmerica, you can trust this review being that Gambling911.com does not get a cut of losses of referred customers.  We point out the positives and negatives.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/12/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is no longer accessible to new customers from the state of New York.  YouWager is among the dozen or so online gambling sites that do accept customers from the Empire State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/12/2019

Bookmakers Risk Management When it Comes to Tiger Woods

Bookmakers Risk Management When it Comes to Tiger Woods

FanDuel said 10% of the early wagers were on Woods to win the 2019 Masters, and that number shot up to around a quarter as the tournament progressed.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/12/2019

Is StandardPerHead a Good Pay Per Head?

Is StandardPerHead a Good Pay Per Head?

StandardPerHead.com has existed since 2010.  The company has managed to enjoy success over the past few years.  There is little to suggest that StandardPerHead.com is not a good Pay Per Head.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/11/2019

Breaking News

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney,

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney, Others Risk Reputation, PointBet Refunds on Egregious No Call

A number of media companies have gotten into bed with gambling firms in recent weeks.  Caesars hooked up wtih ESPN last year, well ahead of more recent "open" marriages where the media firms like Fox and possibly Sinclair will act as bet takers.

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin ...And the Guy Who Spent $800 Million of it on Pizza

This Sunday May 19 at 7 pm EST on CBS (though most certainly delayed a bit with the conclusion of the PGA Championship), the long running CBS news magazine takes a look at the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.