Gambling News

Are Loot Boxes Considered Real Money Gambling?

New Zealand government regulator now says that loot boxes are not gambling. This latest approval from the government is in line with what the Western countries feel.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/21/2017

Cross-Sport Parlays Of The Week Sportsbooks Should Promote

Cross-sport parlays are tough to win, that’s why online bookies should offer them. Check out the up and coming matchups, then offer your players parlay bets. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/21/2017

Get The Most Out Of Your Sportsbook Software With These 5 Tips

Get The Most Out Of Your Sportsbook Software With These 5 Tips

Want to be a successful online bookie? Know your sportsbook software and how to utilize the tools and features efficiently, check out these 5 tips for success. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2017

Online Bookie Tips: Use These Tools To Manage The Holiday Hustle

Bookies should be ready for the Holiday Hustle. Setting max betting limits, promoting games, and keeping your sportsbook balanced is key to a successful holiday.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2017

NetEnt Pays Out €78.3 million in 2017

NetEnt, leading provider of digital gaming solutions, has revealed a total of 321 jackpots were paid out during 2017, amounting to €78.3 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2017

Learn How to Manage Your Players at a Pay Per Head

Learn How to Manage Your Players at a Pay Per Head

Now that you have open a sportsbook pay per head account with the best sportsbook Pay Per Head Company in the industry, it’s time to learn how to use the sports betting software. In the first installment of our Pay Per Head software tutorials, we will go into how to manage your players/bettors with the PricePerPlayer.com sport betting software.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2017

Why Cryptocurrency is ‘Closer to Gambling Than Investing’

Why Cryptocurrency is ‘Closer to Gambling Than Investing’

Bitcoin experienced a 12-month gain of more than 1,900%

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2017

Bitcoin Is The 'Most Crowded' Investment In The World

Bitcoin Is The 'Most Crowded' Investment In The World

The soaring digital currency topped the list of "most crowded trades" this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2017

Poker.com Domain for Sale for $20 Million

One of the biggest jokes in terms of domain name businesses: Poker.com: Who goes to that site?  Well now it is selling for $20 million.  Any takers?

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2017

Coinbase Freezes Bitcoin Cash Trades, Launches Insider Trading Probe

Coinbase, one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency apps, surprised its users by adding Bitcoin Cash to its offerings on Tuesday. But it appears that not everyone trading in the altcoin was blindsided by the move

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/20/2017

Jesper Karrbrink of Mr Green: ‘We are a Stigmatized Industry’

In an interview with Rebecca Liggero of CalvinAyre.com, Jesper Karrbrink of Mr Green warns that online gambling operators should resist the temptation of bombarding high stakes gamblers with sales-driven communications instead of telling them to take a break from gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2017

Kalidou Sow Wins Last Ever PokerStars Championship in Prague

Kalidou Sow Wins Last Ever PokerStars Championship in Prague

Kalidou Sow from Paris, France takes down the last ever PokerStars Championship held in Prague.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2017

Bitcoin Exchange Youbit Shut Down Following Hack

Bitcoin Exchange Youbit Shut Down Following Hack

A bitcoin exchange, Seoul-based Youbit, has shut down after being hacked, highlighting the perils of trying to cash in on this year's stunning boom in digital currencies. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2017

From USC Football Player to Drug Lord: The Journey of Owen 'O-Dog' Hanson

From USC Football Player to Drug Lord: The Journey of Owen 'O-Dog' Hanson

The blackjack player was blowing through his money but it wasn't troubling him. He was anxious to empty his pockets.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2017

Mohegan Sun Pocono Receive $1 Million Fine

Mohegan Sun Pocono Receive $1 Million Fine

Mohegan Sun Pocono receives a whopping $1 million fine. This is happens this week. The fine is the biggest so far by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). The fine includes a $550, 000 for the casino’s failure to follow internal modalities. According to PGC Board, failure to follow internal controls leads to doom.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Can Home Dogs Really Have The Most Fight Over Opponents In NFL?

It is a difficult thing for top pay per head bookies to fully create lines in NFL matches. Above all, this is particularly so because no one is very certain of the outcome especially when dealing with home dogs.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Bitcoin Plunges More Than $1K in Less Than an Hour: SEC Suspends Trading for One Co

The Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended trading of The Crypto Company until January 3, citing "concerns regarding the accuracy and adequacy of information" about compensation paid to promote the firm and plans for insider sales.  In other words, the SEC fears manipulation could transpire.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Mr Jack Vegas Casino Goes Live

Mr Jack Vegas Casino Goes Live

Mr Jack Vegas Casino is a new multi-software type online casino that recently opened its doors to players in the U.K., Germany and Sweden. The multi-software casino boasts a huge amount of games and specializes in offering the latest online slot games to slot enthusiasts.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Let BetPhoenix Deck Your Walls With a 75" TV or Fill Your Stockings With an iPhoneX

 Let BetPhoenix Deck Your Walls With a 75" TV or Fill Your Stockings With an iPhoneX

Replenish your Betphoenix account with 300 to 499 USD and receive an entry to participate in our holiday raffle for an iPhone X (256 GB), or, restock with a deposit of 500 USD or more and get one entry into the iPhone X raffle, and another entry into our raffle to win a Samsung 75-inch 4k Ultra HD Smart QLED TV!

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Spread Betting Firms See Stocks Tumble in Wake of EU Crackdown

Spread Betting Firms See Stocks Tumble in Wake of EU Crackdown

A number of spread betting firms share prices fell sharply in recent days on news that the European financial regulator will begin cracking down on binary options and contracts for difference.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Lawyer Says CSGO Lotto as Much a Gambling Site as McDonalds is a Casino

Lawyer Says CSGO Lotto as Much a Gambling Site as McDonalds is a Casino

A lawyer for CSGO Lotto claims that the website did not offer gambling of really money on the basis that customers could have played for free. All they had to do was read the fine print.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Poker Player Lauren Roberts: ‘I’ve Played in Some Really Sick Games’

Poker Player Lauren Roberts: ‘I’ve Played in Some Really Sick Games’

High Stakes cash game player Lauren Roberts talks to Laura about the transition from cash games to tournaments and more

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

What is Bitcoin Really Worth? Yale Professor Talks its True Value

What is Bitcoin Really Worth?  Yale Professor Talks its True Value

Professor Robert Shiller of Yale University discusses Bitcoin with Brian Sullivan.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Bovada Player Triggers $145,662 Jackpot Win

Bovada Player Triggers $145,662 Jackpot Win

A Night With Cleo has made another lucky Bovada Casino player rich. On Friday, 15 December, Aage L. from Iowa was playing the Egyptian-themed five-reel slot when luck struck.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Crypto Stocks Begin to Soar

Crypto Stocks Begin to Soar

A third company listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) has now announced a new connection to bitcoin, and in response it has seen the price of its stock skyrocket, this according to bitcoin.com

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2017

Mr Green Acquires Evoke Gaming

Mr Green Acquires Evoke Gaming

Mr Green has signed an agreement to acquire Evoke Gaming including the gaming sites Redbet Casino, Vinnarum Casino, Bertil and Mama Mia Bingo.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2017

Bitcoin Is Business Cycle's Defining Bubble, Says Schomer

Bitcoin Is Business Cycle's Defining Bubble, Says Schomer

Bitcoin is the "classic example" of the one "really crazy asset bubble" in each business cycle, says Marcus Schomer, chief economist at PineBridge Investments.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2017

Advertising Authority Partially Upholds Complaint Against Paddy Power Promo

Advertising Authority Partially Upholds Complaint Against Paddy Power Promo

A man who said he had spent "a fortune" after being "drawn into a cycle of trying to place 50 bets in one week on tennis" has had his complaint against Paddy Power partly upheld by t he Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland, according to the Irish Examiner.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2017

Bitcoin Attacks Fuel Traders' Frustrations

Bitcoin Attacks Fuel Traders' Frustrations

Who or what will keep your bitcoins safe from hack attacks?

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2017

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

The Arizona casino industry is set to expand.  Above all, This will happen after the completion of the construction of Tohono O’odham Nation gaming facility. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2017

Breaking News

January Crypto-Slump Continues With Some Bright Spots Tuesday Evening

Nearly all of the top 68 cryptocurrencies have witnessed a decline during the month of January with some bad news hitting hard Tuesday as South Korea regulators consider banning exchange trading and while rumors of banks blocking cryptocurrency charges were running rampant.

Capital One Blocks Cryptocurrency Purchases With Its Card as Bitcoin Hits Biggest Low in Weeks

Capital One Blocks Cryptocurrency Purchases With Its Card as Bitcoin Hits Biggest Low in Weeks

Tuesday was not a good day for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as nearly all of them witnessed sharp declines on the day.

Vegas Gambling Revenue Hits All Time Low

Generating $26 billion in total revenue, Nevada gaming regulators say it is a new record low for Vegas.