Month: September 2020

Draft of IRS form asks taxpayers about cryptocurrencies on first page

September 30, 2020

Ignorance may no longer be bliss for US taxpayers when filing their returns next year.  The Internal Revenue Service has just released a preview of next year’s Form 1040 and it directly asks filers about cryptocurrencies. Form 1040 is the standard IRS tax form filed by US residents for their federal income tax. In a […]

Police in Toronto have just busted an illegal card room

September 30, 2020

Police just north of Toronto, Canada today issued a news release announcing that they’ve busted an illegal casino and spa. A news conference with York Regional Police (the district in which the seizure took place) is set to take place at 11am ET, but as of publication time, details are scarce. While further details on […]

Almost half of surveyed financial institutions support cryptocurrency as legal tender

September 30, 2020

The idea of cryptocurrency being accepted alongside fiat continues to receive more attention It is clear that the cryptocurrency industry will continue to gain territory as more mainstream industries and financial institutions are starting to adopt crypto trends. A recent survey about cryptocurrencies’ criminal risks had a surprising outcome, however. Multiple financial institutions were asked […]

Indiana casino executive faces 20 years in prison over illegal campaign scheme

September 30, 2020

The current executive VP of Spectacle Entertainment conspired to circumvent political contribution laws A case of illegal funding to a former state lawmaker’s congressional campaign has one top executive of an Indiana casino company possibly facing prison time and another one resigning his position. A federal investigation has uncovered allegations that corporate money was illegally […]

New Orleans Saints GM talks the team’s Week 3 performance with local radio station

September 30, 2020

Mickey Loomis weighs in on the penalties and mistakes that cost the Saints the game A local radio station in New Orleans, Saints Radio Network, recently had the executive vice president/general manager of the New Orleans Saints, Mickey Loomis, as a guest. Next to Bobby Hebert and Zach Strief, they engaged in a discussion about […]

Rhode Island sees massive gains in its sports gambling market

September 30, 2020

The state’s sportsbooks are bouncing back relatively well from the COVID-19 pandemic It was a great idea for states to rely on sports gambling operations to bring in more revenue, considering that most states are still trying to fill the holes in their budgets caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This was certainly the case for […]

Tattoo artist sues the WWE over video game tattoos

September 30, 2020

Randy Orton’s in-game artwork in the 2K series is IP, asserts tattoo artist What World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) legal department took as a joke at the beginning due to some creative copy is now forcing the organization to a federal court due to a lawsuit. Catherine Alexander, a tattoo artist who describes herself as WWE […]

eSports facility in Toronto shuts down permanently due to COVID-19

September 30, 2020

The Hive is being forced to close its doors after a major downturn caused by the coronavirus Esports venues across the world have suffered greatly from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and another venue in Toronto has announced that it is closing its doors forever. The Hive, which was owned by the Raiders in […]

Texas Hold’em satellite strategies that will help achieve better results

September 30, 2020

Satellite poker tournaments are a great way to enter big-ticket games for little money The good thing about poker is that every single type of game can have its own strategy to improve the action and find success. Given that Texas Hold’em is the most popular type of poker out there, there are plenty of […]

Michigan could have online poker up and running this November

September 30, 2020

The state could expand the player sharing pools already found in legal poker states With the launch of sports betting in Michigan, state regulators are hoping to also launch online poker, which is scheduled to happen in November. Based on the bill that Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into law in December 2019, all forms of […]

NFL Week 4 odds released at Americas Cardroom

September 29, 2020

Can you believe we’ve almost reached the ¼ mark of the NFL regular season? That’s right, Week 4 is already here and we have you covered with the early odds. The first game of the week is Denver (+2.5) at the NY Jets on Thursday Night Football. The schedule makers can’t be too happy that […]

Canadian poker room operator secures $200 million loan

September 29, 2020

As poker rooms and casinos across Ontario, Canada begin re-opening their doors, one operator has chosen to keep its doors shut. Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has opted not to reopen its flagship Ontario property, Casino Rama. But the decision doesn’t leave employees out in the cold. The operator, which also runs a number of poker […]

Wirex launches crowdfunding exercise, sells out in 90 minutes

September 29, 2020

The cryptocurrency payments platform sees considerable interest as it looks to expand Leading cryptocurrency payments platform Wirex has recently completed a crowdfunding exercise with great success; it actually sold out only one and a half hours after it went live. After opening a private location for this campaign, the company reached its target of raising […]

Las Vegas to get its first, brand-new casino in decades this October

September 29, 2020

The Circa is going to open ahead of schedule when it launches next month The plans to open the brand-new Circa Las Vegas casino this coming December have been brought forward, and the operator is getting everything ready to open the brand-new gambling venue in October. The initial date was modified after the Nevada Gaming […]

The New Orleans Saints bring in talent to sell Superdome naming rights

September 29, 2020

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome will soon be no more A few months ago, Mercedes-Benz announced that it wouldn’t be renewing the contract it has with the New Orleans Saints as the official naming right partner for the Superdome. Now, the franchise is seeking to sign a new contract before the NFL 2021 season kicks off next […]

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