Category Archives: Sportsbook News

Potential for Growth Comes with the Deal

LA Galaxy and Bodog, two widely recognized brands, have announced their partnership in which the companies will come together to advertise on LED Field Boards. If to be precise, is interested in the Major League Soccer Side of LA Galaxy, which means that Bodog will have an LED board, space on the scoreboard, and it will also appear in TV ads to promote their brands.

LA Galaxy is the most popular fantasy sport, and the new relationship is to create even a better future for fantasy soccer.

The deal is believed to help both companies grow in the next few years.

Odds Changing

Betting on live and ongoing sports matches is absolutely fantastic thanks to the fact that nothing is steady there and everything may suddenly change. That is why online casino betting companies should keep an eye and be ready to switch up the betting odds.

Similar situation happened this year when Mexico’s soccer team won out France in this year’s World Cup. Initially, the odds makers thought France to be the favorite for the win, while Mexico was a weaker shot. As it turned out, French soccer team not only lost several matches, but also failed in the Cup as a team which is even worse. No wonder, online casino odds had to be adjusted.

Higher Odds, More Attention

The odds-makers at the online casino betting shops have to accomplish a very thorough and tough task when it comes to monitoring of sports events. They don’t only track the performance of every team competing in the event, but also the professional commentary and gossip. So, one word can change everything, and as a result long-shot teams can suddenly rise in the ranks.

Something similar is going on now during the World Cup. Some teams have performed unexpectedly well, so the land and online casino betting companies have to adjust their odds to reflect the real picture. Thus, the odds for the Netherlands have increased and now the odds are 9 to 1. Other teams from Argentina, Brazil, Holland and Spain are now getting closer attention, as they have become favorites at the online casinos.

Are you in the Mood to Bet? Consider this

What is one of the strangest, but one of the most popular  pastimes nowadays? Betting on celebrity babies.

Betting companies offer odds on almost everything now: from baby names to break ups, and even jail time. At the moment lots of betting site are taking bets on which celebrity will be the next to announce a pregnancy. Be advised that one of the favorites in the bets is Katy Perry, who is engaged, and is rumored to be or become pregnant soon. Beyonce is with 6-1 odds, Kylie Minogue is the next on the list.

Is Your Payment Processing Company Secure?

The FIFA World Cup betting this year is believed to reach the largest betting figures in the history of gambling. It comes from the integration of land, mobile and online casino gambling. So, it is evident that gamblers can find numerous places to bet, however, the main issue now is the processing of the bets – reliable companies processing payments.

Neovia is a company widely offered throughout the global online casino gambling and betting industry, as one of the most secure companies processing transactions and keeping personal data safe. This year Neovia is a choice #1 for the World Cup online casino bettors.

What are the Chances of Online Casino Betting in Greece?

Numerous attempts of the EUROPEAN Commission to make Greece stop operating a monopoly and give outside online casinos and betting companies a chance to compete in the market have failed. Greece is still running OPAP, a state-run gambling and betting company, which is the only to accept land and internet bets. However, OPAP has recently experienced some revenue problems and now the company is petitioning the Greek Government to fully legalize online casino betting in the country.

In view of current economic situation in Greece, chances to legalize online casino betting are very high, but it will be the side of OPAP only, as the Government of Greece still wants to have a whole lot of market control.

SportingBet On Its Feet Again

Having focused on the legal European market, Sportingbet managed to rebuilt its business after a failure at the US gambling market after the UIGEA came into effect.

Now, the site has a rebuilt base of loyal gamblers and it business is in operation throughout Europe and other parts of the world. The company can already be found on the London Stock Exchange and last October it was able to re-establish payout to stockholders. Reestablishment on the London Main is indeed an indication that Sportingbet is doing well and its growth and revenue are healthy.

Insufficient Funds for Horse Racing Support

Development of online casino and sports betting industry has eventually led to the situation when horse racing industry has hard times to function with outside funding and assistance. The Australian horse racing industry, in particular, doesn’t have enough funds to support the industry and is wondering which sector of the industry is going to step forward with ideas for further funding.

The situation is very stressful, and to address the problem of horse race funding, two conferences have been scheduled. The Australian Racing Conference is one of them, but it seems to be not a solution to the problem, as the online casino industry is under heavy attack in Australia. On the other hand, there is a chance that the Conference will step forward some of the land ambling industries and lend funds to support horse racing.

Washington Authorities Shut Down FantasyThunder

A Washington based man who ran the FantasyThunder betting site is reported to be under arrest for operating an illegal online casino betting site. The website has been operating for nearly ten years allowing players to place bets on a variety of games and sports. Unfortunately, this year the website has gone under and has been unable to payout winnings what resulted in the arrest of the man in the charge of the betting site, David B. Watkins.

In spite of the fact that online gambling industry is illegal in the state of Washington, Watkins was operating the online betting site and taking bets from all over the world on a wide variety of sports. Recently, Watkins has notified players that the site is illegal and is to be shut down, and there is no money to either reimburse players or payout winnings.

Players’ complaints have drawn attention of Washington authorities to the illegal betting site. Players are expected to testify against Watkins now.

US Players Still Betting

Nowadays it is not a secret that you can bet almost on anything online. No wonder, sportsbooks have their hands full. This year, lots of bets have been placed on Dancing with the Stars, a popular US TV show that has turned out into an incredible phenomenon over the past several years. Response of the online casino betting industry proves the excitement Dancing with the Stars show raises.

Online casino betting sites are offering odds that are often illegal in the US. Bettors, unless living in Washington State, won’t get any specific penalties. This fact says about a strong desire for regulation in the US market.