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Casino Giant Stanley Ho Dies

Stanley Ho

Stanley Ho was a king in the gambling industry and is best known for transforming the dreary, former Portuguese colony of Macau into the liveliest gambling hub on the Asian continent. His daughter, Pansy Ho announced his passing at a press conference earlier this week. She confirmed that Stanley Ho passed early afternoon on Tuesday […]

Are Regular Bettors Gambling More Frequently in Quarantine?

Gambling Survation Poll Results

According to a new Survation poll, 38% of British gamblers who class themselves as “frequent bettors” said that they were betting more during the pandemic. This isn’t surprising news, but 32% of other respondents say they gamble less. So, what does this mean for other gamblers, and what are governments going to do? Reportedly, politicians […]

Atlantic City Casino Revenues Increase by 23%

The impressive 23% Atlantic City casino revenue increase has made headline in the US gambling industry. The 23% has proofed that the industry in Atlantic City has started the year on the right foot. The gambling-friendly city extended its streak of gaming revenue increase to a whopping 20 consecutive months in January. January is the […]

Global Gaming Expo Officially Kicks Off in Las Vegas

Global Gaming Expo US

The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) has officially kicked off in Las Vegas, Nevada this past Monday. G2E is an annual event where members of the gaming community come together for a first glimpse at new products and technological developments in the online gaming space. The Global Gaming Expo is also the biggest gaming event to […]

Alienstock Outcome Betting Lines Open at Sportsbooks

Alienstock aliens in a car

A simple Facebook event about raiding Area 51 to “see them aliens” has led to a major cultural event in the Nevada desert, disrupting the normally quite town of Rachel. Alienstock, an alien-themed music festival that resulted from the post, has caused controversy with one of the organizers – Matty Roberts – disassociating himself from […]

Betting Complaints Increase By 5000% In Five Years

Over the past five-year British betting companies have seen a rise in betting complaints. Over 8266 complaints were recorded by the Gambling commission regulator in 2018. The BBC Panorama obtained the records the issues have spiked by 5000% when compared to the 169 complaints received in 2013. The rise follows the steady increase in gambling […]

Lee Nelson World-Class Poker Player

Lee Nelson

Lee Nelson is a well-loved and respected poker player in the world and especially the US. He mostly frequents the Australian poker tournament circuit which has seen him win several awards including the Crown Australian Poker Championship. In 2005 Nelson won a $400.000 first prize in the PartyPoker World Open. While in England he also […]

Scientific Games Launch OpenSports Portfolio

Scientific Games Launch OpenSports Portfolio

OpenSports is an all-new portfolio of apps geared towards US sportsbooks from Scientific Games. Since OpenSports is designed to improve bookmaking, there are many products to look forward to. These resources are intended to improve the current offering by updating account management, odds calculations and user interfaces. What’s more, there will be faster solutions for […]

Game of Thrones Final Season Bets

Game of Thrones has managed to get a cult following not only in the USA but worldwide. Therefore, it is no surprise that many online betting sites have included bets on the final season. As the eighth and final season of the legendary GoT draws near, the biggest question is who will live to claim […]

Seven French Players Arrested for Tennis Match-Fixing

Seven French Players Arrested for Tennis Match-Fixing

Tennis match-fixing investigations are ramping up after the syndicate head was arrested in Belgium last June. At least seven players have been detained on tennis match-fixing allegations. According to reports, the man (a.k.a. the ‘Maestro’) was apprehended last June. The Maestro, real name Grigor Sargsyan, is facing charges of heading a huge gambling syndicate that […]

Face Recognition Technology Making Waves at Casinos

While most of us are familiar with face recognition on smart phones, the biometric is now being used at physical casinos. Of course, there have been major drawbacks with the tech on our phones. In fact, ways to trick it made headlines last year. So, how can casinos avoid false matches and incorrect identification? Through […]

Scientific Games Signs Decade-Long Deal with Turkish Government

Scientific Games, a multinational US-based casino equipment and gaming solutions company, has won a major contract with Turkey’s state-owned sports betting company IDDAA. It will provide mobile and land-based sports betting technology to the Turkish government for the next ten years. Turkey has the largest state-owned sport betting market in Europe and is among the […]

Mystery Brand Scandal After YouTubers Promote Questionable Site

Mystery B rand YouTube Scandal

The gambling website, Mystery Brand, has found itself at the centre of controversy after two prominent YouTubers promoted the polish gambling website. The scandal revolves around some of the outrageous prizes being offered, as well as the fact that the YouTubers in question have plenty of young children in their audience. Mystery Brand Offers Real […]

Midterm Election gambling Shakeup

Midterm elections shake up gambling in several states

The United States had its midterm elections earlier this week. Several states, namely Florida and Arkansas, had some rather large issues related to gambling being put to the voters. Now, the results are in, and there have been some pretty big gambling changes thanks to the election. Here are some of the biggest gambling changes […]

Celine Dion Announces End of Las Vegas Residency

Celine Dion announces end of Las Vegas residency

Celine Dion recently announced that her residency in Las Vegas would be coming to an end in June 2019. The Canadian singer has been performing in Sin City for 13 years and was responsible for making these types of residencies desirable. The singer announced the end of her residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace […]

Formula One Welcomes Sports Betting with $100 Million Deal

Formula One signs sponsorship deal with sports betting

Formula One will officially be welcoming sports betting, following a deal with a UK-based marketing agency. Formula One has traditionally distanced itself from sports betting, but with this new deal, it looks to embrace gambling on races. Formula One Breaks with Tradition The deal was between F1 and Interregional Sports Group, which is a marketing […]