Month: January 2019

Bitcoin volatility has plummeted over the past year

January 18, 2019

The world’s leading cryptocurrency is becoming more stable A large number of cryptocurrency opponents have repeatedly argued that crypto isn’t safe because the market is extremely volatile. These individuals are going to have to find a new argument to try and keep digital currency from advancing along its natural course, as recent data shows that […]

Profits drop in Louisiana’s riverboat casinos

January 18, 2019

The casinos saw their revenue shrink by 16% last month Louisiana has a number of casinos dotting its landscape and some of the most popular have always been the three riverboat casinos that operate out of Baton Rouge. However, the latest statistics show that the riverboats could be losing ground, as their revenues took a […]

William Hill brings sports gambling to Ohio

January 18, 2019

The sports gambling behemoth partners with Prairie Meadows William Hill, one of the world’s largest sportsbooks, is moving into Ohio. The UK-based company has signed a partnership deal with the Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, which will see it expand its sports gambling footprint in the U.S. William Hill is already partnered with a number […]

Fortnite a bigger threat to Netflix than HBO

January 18, 2019

The movie-streaming service is competing for screen time with the popular video game HBO and Disney are launching their own movie-streaming service, which should be of great concern to Netflix. However, the first major company to allow viewers to watch movies from virtually anywhere an Internet connection is available has determined that its biggest threat […]

Daily Fantasy Sports comes to eSports

January 18, 2019

The popular gaming activity is picking up steam in eSports Over the course of the past several years, eSports and gaming have evolved from just being a hobby to becoming a professional sport and, finally, to a global enterprise. It has redefined the pro sports ecosystem and will surpass $1 billion in revenue this year. […]

WSOP making “the bracelet” less valuable

January 18, 2019

The addition of more bracelet-winning events is decreasing their value Poker is fun and exciting and has garnered a significant amount of popularity over the past couple of decades. Many poker players look to become the next big winner and compete for the million-dollar prizes, which has fueled an increase in the number of big […]

Congress to reconsider crypto custodian bill

January 17, 2019

A bill designed to exempt non-custodial services from certain laws is back on the Congress floor Companies that offer non-custodial cryptocurrency services are all turning their attention to Capitol Hill. Congressional leaders are said to be considering a bill that would exempt these entities from certain laws that govern the money-transmitting industry and which, if […]

‘Man bun thief’ on the loose in Vegas casinos

January 17, 2019

The thief has been stealing from patrons at casinos across the city The “Man Bun Thief” is on the loose in Las Vegas. The crook was given the name by local police for his hairstyle and he is currently being sought, along with an accomplice, by the police for a string of thefts of patrons […]

Rhode Island looks to introduce mobile sports gambling

January 17, 2019

The state’s Senate President wants to make gambling easier Rhode Island introduced sports gambling to its residents two months ago. Since then, it has seen significant participation and is helping the state fund its coffers. Given that sportsbooks have to turn over 51% of their profits to the state, it’s easy to see why lawmakers […]

Video gamers are better employees

January 17, 2019

A study shows that video games help students develop skills to be better workers Commercial video games may be created for entertainment, but they are also being shown to be helpful in the real world. A new study confirms what previous research has indicated – video game players make better employees. As a developmental application, […]

Rogue receives huge investment during latest funding round

January 17, 2019

The eSports team’s parent company finds support for its expansion plans ReKTGlobal, which owns the Rogue eSports organization, recently completed a Series A funding round that gathered significant attention. The round saw the company take in more than $10.8 million, which will help the company continue to expand. Leading the funding was philanthropist and entrepreneur […]

Poker, DFS could suffer the worst due to DOJ opinion

January 17, 2019

The Justice Department’s “unsolicited” update to the Wire Act could have a huge impact on poker After eight years, the Department of Justice (DOJ) decided that its previous opinion on the Federal Wire Act was wrong. It issued an update, stating that the act didn’t just apply to online sports gambling, but to all forms […]

Explain it to me like I’m 5: Pot Odds

January 17, 2019

Ever heard of the phrase “risk/reward”? Well, a 5 year old probably hasn’t, so it is only fair for me to elaborate. Basically, as the two words suggest, a risk/reward situation is an occasion where a person is willing to risk something in the hopes of getting a nice reward in the end. Risk/reward scenario: […]

Tokenized Apple shares can be purchased with crypto

January 16, 2019

A new crypto platform emerges to facilitate stock exchange trades using digital currencies Tokenized trading that facilitates participation in the stock markets is gaining a lot of traction. In absence of global regulations for the crypto space, companies have begun to offer crypto fans a method of trading on financial markets using their digital assets […]

Gateway takes over Chances casino

January 16, 2019

The large Canadian casino operator expands its footprint Now that it has been able to put two strikes behind it – and avert a third- Canada’s Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is getting down to business. It has announced the acquisition of Chances Casino Kamloops, making the casino giant the only casino operator in the city. […]


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