Month: January 2021

Canadian cryptocurrency ransomware attacker busted

January 29, 2021

The man behind the NetWalker ransomware now faces prosecution A bust against the NetWalker ransomware has been recently announced by the Department of Justice. As a result of the investigation, a Canadian national has been charged and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency seized. In an effort to disrupt the “sophisticated form of ransomware,” […]

Las Vegas Sands spends big money for Texas casino initiative

January 29, 2021

The company has opened up the wallet regularly to try to convince Texas to allow casinos In an effort to promote commercial gaming legalization in Texas, Las Vegas Sands (LVS) has recently hired 51 lobbyists to work their magic in that state. Before CEO Sheldon Adelson passed away, LVS already employed ten lobbyists. According to […]

Brees might stay with the New Orleans Saints

January 29, 2021

The quarterback might give it another go next year, but nothing is for certain It’s been discussed for days already that Drew Brees’ retirement from the New Orleans Saints is around the corner. Just right after the loss the New Orleans Saints took against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the playoffs, these rumors started to […]

Mississippi lawmakers make a case for online sports gambling

January 29, 2021

The state sees dollar signs after Tennessee’s sports gambling market hit the ground running It’s been a year already since a sports gambling market was launched in Tennessee. This state has no physical casinos, so it took a mobile-only approach, making it more a bonus than anything. Still, the reactions, as well as the numbers, […]

Konami denies rumors it plans on shutting down

January 29, 2021

Talk of the video game company closing its doors permanently aren’t true Earlier this week, some reports were stating that Konami had officially closed down its entire business related to video games as an internal restructuring plan was announced via its corporate website. Besides this, it was also reported by the Japanese publisher that Konami […]

Evil Geniuses forms a co-ed roster for Valorant

January 29, 2021

The eSports organization is the first to field a mixed team in Valorant With Riot Games’ Valorant taking huge relevance in the esports regarding tournament offerings, it’s been recently announced that Evil Geniuses will join the fray. They’re introducing a co-ed team intended to compete professionally, becoming the first in the Valorant competitive space. Two […]

How to play the river in Texas Hold’em

January 29, 2021

When fifth street comes around, a different strategy is needed It might not be known by some poker players, but the river could be a distinctive street to play in Texas Hold’em because there’s no potential for participating players to boost their hands. The last card has been dealt, and, if possible, players are forced […]

Jack Hardcastle takes down the WPT Montreal Online Main Event

January 29, 2021

The top 133 finalists of the WPT Montreal tournament all shared the $2-million prize pool Over $2,000,000 in guaranteed prize money was featured in The World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal Online $3,200 buy-in Main Event. The final prize pool of $2,664,000 was created after a total of 888 entries were received during the two starting […]

Canadian wins close to $100,000 on popular poker lottery game

January 28, 2021

Poker rooms in Ontario, Canada might be closed due to COVID-19, but players are still getting their flop, turn, and river action in via the province’s lottery system. A man from Brampton, Ontario (just outside Toronto) won over $97,000 playing OLG’s Poker Lotto All in game. Michael Hundeck initially won $92,189.30 on the Poker Lotto […]

ACR Show Episode Recap for Wednesday, January 27th

January 28, 2021

Our $8 Million GTD Venom tournament is the talk of the online poker industry, with the last two Day 1’s coming this Friday, January 29th and Sunday, January 31st. But do you know what else everyone is talking about? Our ACR Show streams live on Twitch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3pm ET. You […]

New iOS security update patches cryptocurrency wallet vulnerabilities

January 28, 2021

Apple has released new versions of iPadOS and iOS. Both mobile operating system updates include urgent security patches that address bugs in the kernel and WebKit, which powers Safari. Although the newly discovered vulnerabilities have the potential to affect all users, cryptocurrency users need to be particularly concerned. Previous versions of Apple’s mobile operating systems […]

DOJ goes after California man who stole $20 million in crypto ICO

January 28, 2021

Jerry Ji Guo has to provide restitution and spend several months behind bars United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Craig D. Fair announced this past Tuesday that Jerry Ji Guo has been sentenced for being involved in a scheme to defraud his clients of cash and […]

Nevada’s casinos saw revenue fall last year, but profits moved up

January 28, 2021

COVID-19 hurt Nevada’s casinos, but they still managed to Despite the general impact that COVID-19 had towards the casinos, in Nevada the profit was larger in their most recent fiscal year, not quite the same case for the revenue, which fall. The Nevada Gaming Control Board shared a report showing the combined gaming revenue generated […]

New Orleans Saints GM voices concerns over potential salary cap issues

January 28, 2021

Mickey Loomis predicts some problems for the Saints as salary cap reduction talk looms It’s been revealed by Mickey Loomis, the New Orleans Saints’ Executive VP and General Manager, that it will be impossible for the Saints to not go through a difficult cap situation this offseason. However, the Saints won’t be facing this situation […]

New Hampshire lawmaker wants to take state’s sports gambling activity to a new level

January 28, 2021

A new bill hopes to remove the cap on the number of sportsbooks allowed in the state It’s been a year already since New Hampshire’s sports gambling market opened and, although there were some important concerns on how the market would evolve, the online sports gambling activity noticed massive participation from the start, two years […]

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