Betting in face of COVID-19

Join the Online Event Dedicated to Operating a Betting Business During the Pandemic! The high speed of COVID-19 coronavirus spreading has led to initiation of the restricting measures in many countries. Quarantine, closing of entertainment events and rescheduling of public events are causing the immense influence on the economy and business. The crisis affected the betting market as well. Betting providers need to adapt to the situation and change their focus. Betting in face of COVID-19 online conference dedicated to operating a betting business on the EU market during the coronavirus pandemic will take place on April 17. Event will…

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Hollywood Movie Stars That Enjoy Gambling

It’s sometimes hard to imagine, but celebrities eat, sleep and go through the same everyday experiences we do. Like regular people, they can also cave in to temptation, and try their luck at a casino game or two in the hope of striking lucky. Alternatively, they may look to sports betting for their thrills, with legalised sports betting now spreading in the United States. Ben Affleck Playing leading roles in iconic films such as Armageddon (1998) and Pearl Harbour (2001), Affleck is top of the list for good reason, with the Cali state native known for loving poker and blackjack….

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Sports Betting in Washington State Passes

In a move that looked almost impossible a month ago, legislators have passed sports betting in Washington State. Governor Jay Inslee signed the sports wagering bill into law this week and said it allows betting on a wide range of sports, including college games, professional events, overseas leagues, the Olympic games and World Cup competitions. However, due to the current Coronavirus closures of casinos in the state, it will be months before sports fans can actually place any bets on games. Additionally, the tribes have to negotiate regulatory agreements with the state, and obviously the sports leagues have to start…

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PokerStars Founder Plead Guilty and Faces Prison

In one of the last chips to fall from the Black Friday fiasco years back, the PokerStars founder plead guilty to operating an illegal online gambling business and could go to prison. Isai Scheinberg entered his plea in a New York federal court earlier this week.. The plea comes two months after the 73-year-old duel citizen of Canada and Israel originally surrendered to U.S. authorities. He was released on $1 million bail after initially pleading not guilty to all charges. Scheinberg is now facing up to five years behind bars. Scheinberg founded PokerStars in 2001 and continued to operate in…

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SiGMA – The World’s iGaming Festival

The World’s iGaming Festival is scheduled for June 8th and 9th, 2020, at the SMX Convention Center, Manila. SiGMA Manila, in conjunction with ICE Asia, expects to welcome 10,000 delegates, offering the chance to network with leaders in the iGaming industry, strike deals with the biggest brands, engage the leading suppliers, and secure support from the affiliates that matter. Register Here! As a joint venture between SiGMA Group and Clarion Gaming, the event will cater for both the land based gambling sector as well as the iGaming sector, with online suppliers, operators, affiliates, regulators and blockchain businesses all being housed…

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Online Gambling “Viral Explosion” in America?

Could online gambling benefit from the Coronavirus? Most major casinos have been shut down as the world battles the pandemic. However, as more and more states lose gambling revenue, there is an increasing interest for internet casinos, poker and sports betting! Hello friends! And welcome to the shelter-in-place edition of This Week in Gambling! Las Vegas is closed. Atlantic City is closed. Monaco and Macau are closed. In fact, at this point I don’t even think you can buy a damn lottery ticket at the 7-eleven! However, just because the world has come to a screeching halt because of a…

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