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Casino Regulators: Nothing Wrong With Wynn Donation to GOP

Casino Regulators: Nothing Wrong With Wynn Donation to GOP

Massachusetts gambling regulators say there was nothing improper about a $2 million donation Wynn Resorts made to the Republican Governors Association in 2014.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2018

NY Lawmakers to Review Regulations on Bitcoin

NY Lawmakers to Review Regulations on Bitcoin

New York state lawmakers say they want to know whether current regulations relating to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are up to the task of protecting consumers. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2018

BOM Founder Launches Malta Poker Festival

Battle of Malta (BOM) brainchild and friend of the Gambling911.com website Ivonne Montealegre has announced the launch of the Malta Poker Festival, which will now go up against her former creation. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2018

Bitcoin Plunge to $1000 Not Out of the Question, Exchange Founder Arrested

Bitcoin Plunge to $1000 Not Out of the Question, Exchange Founder Arrested

The owner of BitFunder, a long-defunct, bitcoin-denominated stock exchange, has been arrested by the U.S. government.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2018

Online Bookie New Tool Alert: What's The Bet Alert Tool?

Online Bookie New Tool Alert: What's The Bet Alert Tool?

One of the best ways for online bookie agents to increase action in their sportsbooks is to offer cross-sport parlays at higher payout odds than normal parlay payout odds.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2018

4 Cross-Sport Parlays and How To Market Them In Your Sportsbook

4 Cross-Sport Parlays and How To Market Them In Your Sportsbook

Always have cross-sport parlays set up for weekend betting. It helps to increase betting action in your sportsbook, and they’re harder for players to win. Check out 4 potential parlays this weekend, and some tips for promotions.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2018

Former PKR Players Must Submit Claim by Feb. 28 for PokerStars Refund

Players affected late last year by the abrupt shutdown of PKR Poker are being advised to submit claim forms no later than February 28 (2018). 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2018

Cryptocurrency Prices Drop: Big News for Ripple

Cryptocurrency Prices Drop: Big News for Ripple

Bitcoin witnessed a bit of a plunge over the past 24 hours, down 16.72 percent from the recent high of $11,958 just 48 hours ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2018

XL Media Founder: 'Still Plenty of Opportunities Today for Online Gambling Affiliates'

XL Media Founder: 'We Believe There are Plenty of Opportunities Today for Online Gambling Affiliates'

Ory Weihs – Founder and CEO XL Media - says things aren’t what they used to be in the world of online gambling affiliates, but hard work and investment will still yield the same great results.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2018

Free Bitcoins? Cryptocurrency Exchange Lands in Hot Water Again

A blunder at a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange let investors briefly buy bitcoins for free - though none were able to profit from the mistake.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2018

Get Your Hands On The New Gold Bricks Slots

Get Your Hands On The New Gold Bricks Slots

Are You Ready To Get Your Hands On The New Gold Bricks Slots At PlaySlots4RealMoney.com? How much do you love valuable metals? Or perhaps, the right question should be, which of the precious metals do you like and would love to have something that is made out of them?

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2018

ICOs Have Raised $2 Billion This Year Mostly From Private Sales

2017 was a banner year for ICOs - Initial Coin Offerings - with $5.7 billion raised, but as Bitcoin.com News reports, the general public now finds itself left out in the cold moving forward in 2018.

From Bitcoin.com News:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2018

Doyle Brunson: 'I Turned Down $230 Million Offer for DoylesRoom.com

Over a decade again, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson claims he turned down a $230 million offer for his namesake online poker room, DoylesRoom.com. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2018

The Next Big Catalysts for Bitcoin

The Next Big Catalysts for Bitcoin

According to CNBC "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly, Tuesday's rally is the result of more crypto-friendly attitudes by government regulators.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

New Online Live Roulette Table Payouts 500X the Average

New Online Live Roulette Table Payouts 500X the Average

Just released, a new live casino roulette game that features payouts of between 50:1 and 500:1.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

William Hill Fined £6.2m in Money Laundering Matter

William Hill Fined £6.2m in Money Laundering Matter

British bookmaker William Hill will pay 6.2 million pounds ($8.7 million) as a penalty for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations, the Gambling Commission said on Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

Bookies: End of Football Season Doesn't Mean End of Taking Action

Bookies: End of Football Season Doesn't Mean End of Taking Action

For North American bookies, the high season of taking action is during the NFL and College Football season. That is when their player counts are at their highest for the year, and when betting volumes are at their highest.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

Henderson’s Skyline Casino Called into Question over Staff Changes

As reported by the VegasInternationalHotel.com earlier this month, the owners/operators of Henderson Skyline Casino might have gotten themselves in a bit a jam with the Nevada Gaming Commission for the failure to report recent additions and departures of some of its employee staff to gaming regulators. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2018

eSports Suspended Streamer Takes on Twitch, Today's Odds: ESEA Premier EU, More

eSports Suspended Streamer Takes on Twitch, Today's Odds: ESEA Premier EU, More

James "PhantomL0rd" Varga, with hundreds of thousands of followers on various social media platforms, is looking to take on Amazon-owned Twitch after it suspended his account back in 2016.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

Watch Out for Cryptocurrency Scams

What to do if you are the head of the SEC and companies in the cryptocurrency space appear to be pulling a fast one?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2018

Betway Rejoices after FA Cup Upset

Betway Rejoices after FA Cup Upset

Betway is breathing a huge sigh of relief thanks to Will Grigg's 79th minute strike for League One Wigan that sunk Manchester City's hopes of a historic quadruple on Monday night.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

PokerStars Celebrates Shared Pool Success With France, Spain

PokerStars Celebrates Shared Pool Success With France, Spain

The Stars Group Inc. today announced the completion of the FRESH (France Espania Hold'em) Series, PokerStars' first joint tournament series offered to both French and Spanish players following the launch of the shared player pool between the two previously ring-fenced markets.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

New Wynn CEO Denies Prior Knowledge Of Sex Abuse Case Against Founder

New Wynn CEO Denies Prior Knowledge Of Sex Abuse Case Against Founder

The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

Strong Korea Demand Helping to Boost Bitcoin Price

Strong Korea Demand Helping to Boost Bitcoin Price

The price of Bitcoin pushed beyond the $11,600 mark Tuesday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

Do Not Disturb: Caesar's Still to Enter Guest Rooms Every 24 Hours

Forget sleeping in late or enjoying some peaceful time in your hotel room... at least if you plan on staying at a Caesars Entertainment property.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2018

William Hill Set to Return to Profit Following Online Overhaul

William Hill Set to Return to Profit Following Online Overhaul

The online bookmaker William Hill has improved some of its website features and anticipates a return back into the black as a result.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2018

Bitcoin Goes Nuclear Presidents Day Weekend Trading To $11,000 Mark

Bitcoin Goes Nuclear Presidents Day Weekend Trading To $11,000 Mark

The recent price fluctuations in the Bitcoin Price Index has been a wild ride in recent months. New lows signaled a possible bear market, while renewed hopes of a long-term bullish run have resurfaced in recent trading activity.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2018

Fourth Day of Gains for Bitcoin, Continues Above $11K Mark

There's been a tremendous Bitcoin bump over the past week with the price breaking above the $11000 mark for the first time in two weeks after plunging off its high near $19000 back in December.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2018

Bitcoin Thieves Threaten With Weapons That Are Anything But Virtual

Bitcoin Thieves Threaten With Weapons That Are Anything But Virtual

In late December, a Bitcoin developer was kidnapped from his Ukraine office, held hostage and ordered to pay a $1 million ransom.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2018

CBS News Goes Inside the Billion Dollar Business of eSports: Today's Bets

CBS News Goes Inside the Billion Dollar Business of eSports: Today's Bets

CBS News on Monday looked at the booming business of eSports and how big names in the world of professional sports are now getting involved.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2018

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Casino Regulators: Nothing Wrong With Wynn Donation to GOP

Casino Regulators: Nothing Wrong With Wynn Donation to GOP

Massachusetts gambling regulators say there was nothing improper about a $2 million donation Wynn Resorts made to the Republican Governors Association in 2014.

USA Stuns Sweden in Olympic Curling as 3-1 Dog

USA Stuns Sweden in Olympic Curling as 3-1 Dog

John Shuster's last throw in the eighth end of the Olympic curling final clacked off one Swedish stone and knocked it into another, sending them both skittering out of scoring range.

Women's, Men's Mass Start Betting Odds - Olympic Speed Skating

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