Tag Archives: Aaron Gould
- Has Sportsbook.com stopped accepting new US players or not?
August 10, 2011
Shortly after Black Friday, Sportsbook.com, PlayersOnly.com and Superbook.com announced that they would no longer accept any new US players. But over the following weeks and months, many US players reported having no difficulty opening new accounts with these Jazette/Domain Holding sportsbooks. This led us to speculate that Sportsbook.com et al...
- Sportsbook.com in management buyout?
July 8, 2011
Late last week, rumors swirled that Sportsbook.com had undergone an ownership shakeup. A short while later, betting forums saw the emergence of IndustryAlert.org, a self-described Costa Rica-based “independent and non-profit organization setup [sic] by players who have been burned” by shady gaming companies in the wake of Black Friday/Blue Monday....
- Merge to start accepting US players
June 22, 2011
The Merge Gaming Network that has long rumored to be owned by Sportsbook.com.ag is reportedly about to start accepting US players again soon. Merge is spending the month of June tailoring new payment solutions in order for US players to again be given access come early July. Their stop on...
- More online gambling domain makeovers; a gambling exec says Gould-bye
June 11, 2011
In the wake of Black Friday, many poker companies switched their top-level domains from .com to .eu. In the wake of Blue Monday, many sportsbooks switched from .com to .ag (Antigua). However, there were a few exceptions to these patterns. BetUS (owned by former partners of Gary Kaplan at NASA,...
- New Sportsbook.com boss Aaron Gould: “Let’s pretend to leave the US Market!”
April 27, 2011
Ask any of the sex trade workers that industry rounder Aaron Gould calls ‘friends’ and you’ll get the same answer: Aaron would rather pretend he’s something he’s not than do the work of actually becoming that guy. Gould has recently been telling others in the online gaming industry that he...
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