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Redskins Foster Done for Season - Washington at 10-1 Odds to Win NFC East

Redskins Foster Done for Season - Washington at 10-1 Odds to Win NFC East

The Washington Redskins odds of winning the NFC East remained at 10-1 following reports that linebacker Reuben Foster will miss the entire 2019 season with an ACL and additional knee damage.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/20/2019

Tonight's Betting Odds, Trends, Line Moves, Picks: NBA, MLB, More - May 20

Consensus plays include Braves, Twins, Nats, Yankees and Indians, all seeing between 70% and 75% of the action.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/20/2019

How to Become a Bookie From Scratch

Become a Bookie

Becoming a bookie isn’t as difficult as you may think. In this guide, I will assume that you are starting from scratch and provide you with the steps to get started. There’s a lot to learn if you want to run a successful operation, but I don’t want to overwhelm anyone.

Submitted by Guest on, May/20/2019

Sports Betting News: Disney Now Owns Share of Draftkings?

Sports Betting News: Disney Now Owns Share of Draftkings?

One small part of the massive deal between the Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox included the stake in daily fantasy sports and sports betting company DraftKings, Legal Sports Report confirmed on Monday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/20/2019

Cubs vs. Nats Total at 10

Cubs vs. Nats Total at 10

The Cubs vs. Nationals total for Sunday evening's game was coming in at 10 after opening at 9.5.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/19/2019

80 Percent of Consensus Plays Are on Diamondbacks, 85 Percent of Bets on AZ

80 Percent of Consensus Plays Are on Diamondbacks, 85 Percent of Bets on AZ

The betting public is all over the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday afternoon as they host San Francisco.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/19/2019

Twins vs. Mariners Betting Trends - May 19

Twins vs. Mariners Betting Trends - May 19

The Seattle Mariners got thrashed by the Minnesota Twins Saturday 18-4.  Minnesota has actually beaten down the Mariners in all three games played of this series, just not by that many runs: 7-1 Friday and 11-6 on Thursday. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/19/2019

Brooks Koepka Jumps Tiger Woods as 2019 US Open Favorite: Will Pay Out $600 With Win

Amid Brooks Koepka's complete dominance at the PGA Championship, one bookmaker wasted no time adjusting its futures odds for this year's U.S. Open and has made Koepka as the 6/1 favorite.

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2019

Tonight's Betting Odds, Trends, Line Moves, Picks: NBA, MLB, More - May 19

Consensus plays and most wagered on sides include Bucks, Mets, Brewers, Dodgers, Angels and Diamondbacks

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/19/2019

98 Percent of Those Polled Predict Daenery Death in Final Game of Thrones Episode

98 Percent of Polsters Predict Daenery Death in Final Game of Thrones Episode

While most bookmakers have pulled their odds on Sunday's season (and show) finale of Game of Thrones, bets were being taken right up through Saturday.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/19/2019

End Game Nears for Game of Thrones

End Game Nears for Game of Thrones

When season eight of “Game of Thrones” began, The Associated Press examined the arcs of the major characters who had survived the bloody series until its final season.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/19/2019

Rays Just 9-23 at Yankees But Tampa Still Sees Plenty of Action as Line Drops From -140 to -120

Rays Just 9-23 at Yankees But Tampa Still Sees Plenty of Action as Line Drops From -140 to -120

Books appear to be encouraging action on Tampa Bay in their game at the New York Yankees Sunday despite the Rays being just 9-23 in the Bronx.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/19/2019

Astros-Red Sox Total Shoots Up From 8.5 to 9.5

Astros-Red Sox Total Shoots Up From 8.5 to 9.5

When the total on the Astros-Red Sox game was set at 8.5, we had a situation where the OVER in the last ten meetings was 7-3 using that total.  At 9.5, half of the last ten games went OVER that number.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/19/2019

Home Team 8-2 in Last Brewers-Braves Meetings, Atlanta 4-1

Home Team 8-2 in Last Brewers-Braves Meetings, Atlanta 4-1

Up to 74% of consensus picks are on the Milwaukee Brewers in their game against the Atlanta Braves despite a strong trending edge for Atlanta.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/19/2019

Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Ahead of the highly anticipated first ever segment on the long running CBS news magazine 60 Minutes covering bitcoin, Inside Financial looks at the impact blockchain has had on the gaming sector.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/19/2019

Legalized Sports Betting in the US: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Legalized Sports Betting in the US: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

John Holden, Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University, has written a must read paper on the legal sports scene in the United States one year after the US Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2019

Bodexpress Runs Preakness Without a Jockey but Declared 'Did Not Finish' - No Refunds

Bodexpress Runs Preakness Without a Jockey but Declared 'Did Not Finish' - No Refunds

If you had Bodexpress to win the 2019 Preakness Stakes, he was declared "DNF" or "Did Not Finish".

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/18/2019

Netherlands Wins Eurovision Final 2019 as Favorites

Netherlands Wins Eurovision Final 2019 as Favorites

The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event.

Submitted by Reuters on, May/18/2019

Tonight's Betting Odds, Trends, Line Moves, Picks: NBA, MLB, More - May 18

Top consensus plays for Saturday: Diamondbacks (84%), Brewers(78%), Mets, White Sox and Twins (75%).

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/18/2019

You're Not Welcome: Illinois Bill Seeks to Prevent Entrance by Draftkings, FanDuel

Language in a current version of bill floating around Illinois legislature seeks to keep out US legal sports betting titans FanDuel and Draftkings, both of which have absolutely cornered the NJ market.  The Cook County record suggests there will most certainly be legal repercussions.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/18/2019

Brooks Koepka 1-7 Odds of Winning Ahead of Final Day PGA Championship

Current PGA Championship chances: Koepka 83.6%, DJ 4.7%, Scott 2%, Spieth 1.5%, Rose 1.4%, Fowler 1%, Berger 0.7%, List 0.7%, Wallace 0.7%, Fleetwood 0.6%, everyone else 3.1%.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/18/2019

Current Odds Preakness Stakes, Eurovision 2019

Saturday 11 am EST - Eurovision odds: Netherlands -140, Australia 6/1, Switzerland 8/1, Sweden 16/1, Italy 20/1, Iceland 20/1, Russia 28/1 - Preakness Stakes odds: Improbable +245, War of Will 5/1,  Alwaysmining 8/1, Anothertwistafate +750, Bourbon War 8/1, Owendale 10/1, Win Win Win 17/1

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/18/2019

How Do Bookies Pay Their Customers?

How Do Bookies Pay Their Customers?

Do bookmakers in the United States pay their customers by meeting them in person and slipping cash into their hands in some dark alley?  Today's technology makes it easy for bookies to pay clients utilizing other methods.  It's to a point where they hardly even have to meet face-to-face.

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, May/18/2019

‘Vanilla’ Preakness Still Has Intrigue Without Derby Winner

‘Vanilla’ Preakness Still Has Intrigue Without Derby Winner

Hall of Fame trainers D. Wayne Lukas and Bob Baffert sit side by side in the corner of the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course sizing up the Preakness.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/17/2019

Brewers-Braves Betting Preview - May 17: Two Good Under Trends

Brewers-Braves Betting Preview - May 17: Two Good Under Trends

Seven of the last nine meetings between the Brewers and Braves played in Atlanta have gone UNDER the total.  Half of the last six games played in Atlanta have gone UNDER the current total however.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/17/2019

Rockies are 7-1 in last eight vs. Philadelphia

Rockies are 7-1 in last eight vs. Philadelphia

The Colorado Rockies are 7-1 versus the Philadelphia Phillies and are a +109 underdog.  This year, so far, the Rockies are 3-1 against the Phillies. Before we get too excited here, keep in mind these last eight games were played in Colorado.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/17/2019

Giants vs.Diamondbacks - Only two of Last Ten Have Gone Over Current Total

Giants vs.Diamondbacks - Only two of Last Ten Have Gone Over Current Total

The total on the Giants-Diamondbacks game was 9.  Two of the last ten games in this series have resulted in nine runs.  Six other meetings have gone UNDER that number. Arizona was a -140 favorite here with the line coming up from -129.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/17/2019

Tonight's Betting Odds, Trends, Line Moves, Picks: NBA, MLB, More - May 17

Tonight's Betting Odds, Trends, Line Moves, Picks: NBA, MLB, More - May 17

We have all your latest odds and betting previews for MLB, NBA and the NHL Playoffs for Friday.  Scrolling down, you will find the trends for this game where the OVER is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Washington.  The total is 8.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/17/2019

Consensus Plays, Betting Volume May 17 1:19 pm EST

Consensus plays and most bet on sides include the Raptors, Angels (75%), Diamondbacks (73%), Phillies, Dodgers, Mets, Astros, Indians (80%), Cardinals (71%) and Cubs.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/17/2019

Updated 2019 PGA Championship Odds After Day 1

Brooks Koepka was at 6/4 odds, Dustin Johnson 3/1, Tommy Fleetwood 11/1, Rickie Fowler 20/1, Patrick Cantlay 20/1, Justin Rose 33/1, Jordan Spieth 33/1 and Tiger Woods (my how the mighty have fallen in just one day) at 50/1 odds.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/17/2019

Breaking News

Where Can I Bet Sports, Start an Online Sportsbook From Oakland, CA?

Where Can I Bet Sports, Start an Online Sportsbook From Oakland, CA?

You can start your own online sportsbook from the Oakland area using any of a few dozen Pay Per Head software platforms on the market today. 

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 21 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday July 1, 2019.

Is This a Good Time to Start a Sportsbook From Massachusetts?

Is This a Good Time to Start a Sportsbook From Massachusetts?

For bookies and agents in the state of Massachusetts, it is a terrific time to start a sportsbook using a powerful Pay Per Head software platform.