Month: February 2019

ACR Sportsbook Minute: Altitude Sickness Incoming?

February 28, 2019

Welcome back to the ACR Sportsbook Minute where today we’re looking at another prime matchup using the Golden Stat of NBA betting. With the Utah Jazz travelling to Denver on the tail-end of a back-to-back to face the mighty Nuggets, this one has all the markings of an easy W, but will reality follow the […]

Coinomi wallet found to have a serious security flaw

February 28, 2019

The issue could allow for holdings to be grabbed without warning Software developers have a daunting task. Checking code is never an easy responsibility, but it is extremely important to ensure that everything functions as intended. Nowhere is it more important than with security, especially when that security is protecting money. The security people working […]

Missouri casino fined over infractions

February 28, 2019

The penalty levied against the Mark Twain Casino is not what some had expected Last year, the Missouri Gaming Commission (MGC) determined that the Mark Twain Casino in LaGrange had conducted itself in a manner inconsistent with the values of the commission. It identified “significant findings” of repeated non-compliance of regulations that extended from July […]

PGA to allow gambling, casino sponsorships

February 28, 2019

Gambling sponsorships will be allowed for players, with certain restrictions The PGA has decided that its golfers can seek out new sponsorships with companies in the gambling industry. The move is consistent with that being seen in other sports leagues and is going to find casino names, as well as daily fantasy sports companies, plastered […]

Macaulay Caulkin becomes videogame producer

February 28, 2019

The “Home Alone” star has gotten into ToeJam & Earl He is known – and probably always will be – as the kid who bested the bumbling bad guys in the Home Alone movies. However, Macaulay Culkin has moved past the cameras of Hollywood stardom and is pursuing his true passion – video games. Culkin […]

Pringles renews eSports sponsorship with ESL

February 28, 2019

The potato chip company will be more visible in ESL competitions this year Pringles likes what it has seen so far through its sponsorship of leading eSports company ESL. It has renewed its deal with the company to continue as its major partner and will become more involved this year. The potato chip giant will […]

WSOP Online could suffer due to Wire Act

February 28, 2019

New Jersey poker fans may not be able to participate Exactly how destructive the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) change of position on the Federal Wire Act is cannot yet be determined, partly because the DOJ has said it won’t begin to enforce any actions for about another two months (90 days from the announcement, […]

BOSS follows $1 Million OSS Main Event this Sunday

February 27, 2019

Here at the Americas Cardroom blog, we’ve been letting you know all about the OSS Cub3d. It is currently running and has over $8,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools. The 3-part tournament series started with the small stakes Mini Online Super Series (MOSS). It then continued with the flagship Online Super Series (OSS) which has its […]

Bitcoin now seeing more transactions than PayPal

February 27, 2019

The leading cryptocurrency has reached a milestone for the second time In 2017, Bitcoin (BTC) was able to catch up with, and charge ahead of, PayPal in the number of transactions conducted on the network. At the time, BTC was in the midst of an “awakening” of sorts that was seeing the top cryptocurrency receive […]

Wynn Resorts to pay record fine thanks to Steve Wynn

February 27, 2019

Steve Wynn’s sexual conduct just got really expensive for Wynn Resorts An announcement that the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) would issue its penalty against Wynn Resorts for the actions of its former CEO and founder, Steve Wynn, has now come full circle. The four members of the NGC held a meeting yesterday to discuss a […]

MLB makes a strange request of Nevada sportsbooks

February 27, 2019

The MLB asked Nevada sportsbooks to not accept wagers on spring training games The MLB season is gearing up, with spring training games kicking off this week. Spring training is always a fan favorite and is particularly useful to sports gamblers who use the time to start developing their analysis for the year. MLB was […]

Red Dead Online update now available

February 27, 2019

The beta version of the game continues to roll out new features A new batch of updates for the Red Dead Online Beta video game was introduced yesterday. Among the items included by Rock Star, the game’s developer, are new gameplay, new weapons and clothing, enhanced balancing and many other additions based on feedback from […]

Blizzard announces new eSports program

February 27, 2019

Hearthstone Masters is designed to be “more sustainable, entertaining and accessible” Blizzard is hoping that it can revolutionize Hearthstone and, perhaps, gain back some of its market share. It has announced a new program for Hearthstone called Hearthstone Masters, which it is billing as a way to make Hearthstone eSports “more sustainable, entertaining and accessible.” […]

DOJ facing yet another lawsuit over the Wire Act

February 27, 2019

An online gambling trade group is going after the DOJ After the Department of Justice (DOJ) decided to reverse course on its view of the Federal Wire Act, many in the gambling industry predicted that the department would face serious legal backlash. It didn’t take long for those predictions to come true, as New Hampshire […]

ACR Sportsbook Minute: Betting On The Tank

February 26, 2019

Welcome back to the ACR Sportsbook Minute where today we’re letting one of the NBA’s weakest teams do the heavy-lifting for us. With the scorching hot Orlando Magic heading into Madison Square Gardens to take on the 12-win New York Knicks, our host @yancity investigates whether these two trends are likely to continue. To find […]

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