Month: August 2020

Announcement for reopening of New York casinos expected soon

August 31, 2020

Good news for New York State casino players. According to signals from Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Empire State’s four commercial casinos, which have been shuttered since mid-March due to COVID-19, could be greenlit for opening soon. “We will have an announcement next week,” Cuomo said Sunday during a conference call with reporters. “It is going […]

Jacksonville Jaguars race to the bottom of the NFL

August 31, 2020

The dismantling of the Jacksonville Jaguars continued in full force this week with a couple of noteworthy transactions. On Sunday, pass rusher Yannick Ngakoue was traded to the Minnesota Vikings for a second-round rick and another conditional pick that could be a third rounder. It was not a great return in value and Ngakoue even […]

Sunday Recap: BOSS and OSS Cub3d come to incredible end

August 31, 2020

High rollers came out in full force at Americas Cardroom yesterday as we wrapped up our Bigger Online Super Series, the final part of the $15 Million OSS Cub3d. Not only did we run a massive $1 Million GTD tournament, but all our featured events were bigger than expected. Here’s all the details in our […]

Paytm Mall may have become the latest target for cryptocurrency ransomware attack

August 31, 2020

The Internet rumor mill is busy about a potential hack on the payments platform Cryptocurrency ransomware attacks continue strong, targeting sites where vulnerabilities are found. The latest target is apparently the online shopping platform Paytm Mall, according to a report from the cyber risk intelligence platform Cyble, which said that Paytm’s entire database was hacked. […]

Arizona casino gets a $143-million overhaul

August 31, 2020

The Wild Horse Pass casino has launched a massive upgrade even as casino industry revenue plummets Overall, the gambling industry across the country was deeply impacted by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic; however, this crisis is not going to stop expansion plans for casinos that are betting on increasing their square footage to succeed. […]

The New Orleans Saints among the favorites to appear in this season’s Super Bowl

August 31, 2020

The Saints continue to show a strong team year after year, and this year might be their time The 2020 NFL season is just around the corner, so discussing favorite teams to make it all the way to the Super Bowl and creating odds on them makes more sense now. It doesn’t matter what team […]

NFL betting lines are being impacted by empty stadiums

August 31, 2020

Oddsmakers are having to figure out new formulas for creating lines for the upcoming NFL season Sports are a big deal in the US and all four major leagues usually have massive support from fans attending the games in person. However, the situation has changed, and teams will need to get used to playing games […]

First-party games to be rolled out quicker on PlayStation

August 31, 2020

Sony plans on introducing more video games more often This is a fierce year for video game console manufacturers with the release to market of the next generation of consoles. Therefore, companies are preparing their best exclusive games to make sure they keep their share of players. Sony Interactive Entertainment is working hard on the […]

Post Malone purchases stake in eSports operator Envy Games

August 31, 2020

The singer has purchased an undisclosed stake in the eSports company Another celebrity from the music industry is making a jump into the growing eSports industry through a new acquisition. Last Friday, Envy Gaming and Post Malone announced that the singer is now the co-owner of the eSports organization after he acquired “an undisclosed equity […]

Woman busted after robbing Antonio Esfandiari of $1 million

August 31, 2020

A former poker dealer allegedly robbed the poker pro’s condo about a month ago Around a month ago, poker pro Antonio Esfandiari’s condo in Las Vegas was burglarized, and around $1 million worth of cash, chips, jewelry and other valuables were stolen. As a result of the investigation, the police have arrested a 46-year-old woman, […]

ACR Show Episode Recap for Wednesday, August 26th

August 28, 2020

Did you hear the news? Bill & Ted Face The Music just dropped for digital rental. And even though the third installment of Bill & Ted’s time travelling adventure promises to be wildly entertaining, the real excitement comes when you travel back in time with us and find out what happened on the Wednesday August […]

The US wants to seize 280 cryptocurrency addresses tied to North Korea hackers

August 28, 2020

The Justice Department has identified a number of crypto wallets as being tied to scams The US continues to try regulating the cryptocurrency industry, and it was announced recently that authorities are trying to seize 280 crypto accounts that were used to launder money that was stolen by North Korean hackers from digital currency exchanges. […]

Louisiana casinos mostly escape severe damage from Hurricane Laura

August 28, 2020

The majority of area casinos received light damage, with just one reporting significant issues Louisiana and Texas are dealing with the damages caused by the arrival of Hurricane Laura that became a Category 4 storm before hitting the coast early yesterday. At least three Lake Charles casinos suffered damage to rooftops, buildings and swimming pools; […]

The New Orleans Saints show support for Jacob Blake

August 28, 2020

The Saints add Jacob Blake’s name to all their helmets during a recent practice Another case of police violence was brought to light recently, and it has caused new protests from people regarding police brutality. This event follows up the many riots and campaigns that have surged across the country after George Floyd died in […]

Sporttrade introduces sports gambling exchange in the US

August 28, 2020

Sports gambling enthusiasts get their own dedicated trading platform A new website for the online gambling market is being launched in New Jersey, and it expects to deliver the first sports betting exchange in the US. On Tuesday, Rhode Island-based gambling operator Twin River Worldwide Holdings announced a new partnership with Philadelphia-based startup Sporttrade to […]

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