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DraftKings and FanDuel Looking To Merge Operations
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Once bitter rivals, the world’s two biggest daily fantasy sports companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, are now on the brink of merging to form an industry giant that would control at least 90% of the global market. DraftKings and FanDuel have apparently been... 

Bilzerian’s $5M Bet To Row Solo Across Atlantic Ocean
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, October 21st, 2016

Dan Bilzerian and Bill Perkins have become famous for their high-stakes prop bets, and have exchanged millions of dollars with each other, and some select members of the poker community, as they suggest increasingly more challenging tasks to perform. Earlier this... 

Yong and Goulder Agree £20k Table Tennis Prop Bet
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

The WPT UK Festival is scheduled to take place from October 22nd to November 6th with more than £3 million in prize money to be awarded throughout the popular poker series. The 16-day festival takes place at the Dusk Till Dawn casino in Nottingham, England, and... 

Lyle Berman Inducted Into 2016 AGA Gaming Hall of Fame
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, October 7th, 2016

At the end of September, 3-times WSOP bracelet winner Lyle Berman was inducted into the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Gaming Hall of Fame, together with four other inductees who have helped shape the gaming industry. At the induction ceremony held at the... 

FanDuel’s UK Launch in Next Few Weeks
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, July 29th, 2016

FanDuel is set to launch its new fantasy football platform in the UK within the next few weeks, with its timing coinciding with the beginning of the 2016-17 English Premier League season. Despite the Scottish business being created in Edinburgh in 2009, the tech... 

Monk Given 30 Months For Gambling $263k of Temple Funds
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, July 28th, 2016

A Buddhist monk has just been sentenced to 30 months in prison after stealing $263,463 from the temple which he presided over in order to fund his gambling addiction. Khang Nguyen Le, 36, was the president of the Buddhist association from 2010 to 2014, during which... 

The Bookies Favorites For Next British PM
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Bookies may have made the Remain campaign favorite to win the EU referendum vote held in the UK on June 23rd, but that decision was largely based on the volume of bets placed at their establishments, and the need to arbitrage their risks. With Brexit winning the... 

Tony G and Tom Hall Discuss £1M Bet On Next UK PM
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Just prior to the UK’s historic referendum on whether to leave the EU institution, professional poker player and Lithuanian politician Antanas “Tony G” Guoga offered his fellow European Parliament member Nigel Farage a €1 million ($1.1 million)... 

UK Bookies in Favor of Remaining in the EU
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

On Thursday, June 23rd, UK citizens will decide whether or not their country should remain in the EU or go its own sweet way. With just a couple of days left before the referendum takes place, opinion polls seem to indicate that the outcome will be too close to... 

UEFA Euro 2016 Kicks-off Tonight in Paris
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, June 10th, 2016

UEFA Euro 2016 gets underway in Paris at 8pm tonight, with France taking on Romania in an exciting opening match. The football championship to decide Europe’s best soccer team is scheduled to run from June 10th to July 10th, and already the continent’s...