Pinnacle Sports Purchases Pinnacle.com Domain

Pinnacle Sports, one of the oldest online sportsbooks in the business, is now the proud owner of the Pinnacle.com domain. It's a seemingly minor move that could, in fact, have a huge impact on the offshore sports betting business. The Pinnacle.com purchase is also a reminder that, even in the age of PPC, social media,…

Sports Betting Scandal Exposes Years of Tennis Match Fixing

The sports betting world was rocked this weekend when reports surfaced alleging years of match-fixing at tennis' highest levels. According to a report by Buzzfeed and the BBC titled, The Tennis Racket, a large number of tennis' top players accepted money from international betting syndicates to throw matches. Some of these matches are alleged to…

Amaya Bets Big on BetStars Sports Betting Brand

Amaya Gaming is known for making big moves, so its no surprise that the Canadian company is going all in on its new BetStars sports betting site. According to published reports, Amaya has allocated a more than $14 million (USD) marketing budget on the massive new project. That money will be in the hands of…

Premier League Wagering Worth $1 Billion, Each Game

If you're at all familiar with the gambling industry, you know that Premier League wagering is an absolutely massive business. But did you know that particular vertical is worth about $1 billion in wagers every game? All those wagers are producing a mountain of revenue for bookmakers and sports betting affiliates, as well as some…

Tony Romo Calls Out NFL Gambling Hypocrites

If you thought the rise of weekly fantasy sports league sites would soften the NFL's hysterical stance on gambling, you'd better guess again. Last week the League shut down a National Fantasy Football Convention that was set to take place in (gasp!) the Sands Expo, a convention center that's owned by a casino. Yes, you read…

UK Bookmakers Recovering Quite Nicely, Thank You

Last year wasn't the greatest year on record for UK bookmakers, but given the circumstances, things could have been a whole lot worse. According to a recent report on CalvinAyre.com, the UK's big three bookmakers (Ladbrokes, Paddy Power, and William Hill) are weathering a storm of new taxes and market tribulations pretty well. All three…

Mayweather-Pacquiao Betting Hits Fever Pitch

This Saturday's bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Paqcuiao is being billed as the Fight of the Century, and if betting action is any indication, it may live up to that hype. According to reports from online and land-based sportsbooks, action on Mayweather-Paquiao is reaching a fever pitch in the days ahead of the big…

William Hill Does End Run Around Aussie Live Betting Ban

Australia is one of the biggest sports betting markets on the planet, but online, in-play wagering (one of the most lucrative sports betting products on the planet) is illegal in the Down Under. That's a serious problem that's elicited a very creative solution from the folks at William Hill. Under current Aussie gaming law, punters…

Ach du Lieber, German Sports Betting Devolves into Utter Chaos

Germany's reputation as one of the most efficient, well-run countries on the planet took a big hit this week as the country's sloppy sports betting license affair took a major step backwards. The latest episode in this multi-year drama centered on the mass resignation of the entire Sports Advisory Board (SAB). SAB representatives included figures…