Sportsbook News

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

An Illinois lawmaker says a bill to legalize sports gambling in the state likely won't be put before the General Assembly until next year.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/19/2018

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

A Diario report reveals that the wife of kidnapped 5Dimes owner communicated with a manager of the betting firm to send more than $700K in bitcoin ransom to Cuba hours after Sean "Tony" Creighton allegedly disappeared.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/19/2018

Texas Longhorns Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

 Texas Longhorns Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

The Texas Longhorns come in ranked at number 8 for Week 8 of the College Football season.  They pay $350 for every $10 bet with a College Football Championship victory.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/18/2018

Spread on Stanford vs. Arizona State Game - Week 8

The spread on the Stanford vs. ASU game Thursday night had the Cardinal at -2.5.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/18/2018

LA Rams Power Ranking 2018 Week 7

LA Rams Power Ranking 2018 Week 7

The LA Rams come in ranked at number 1 for Week 7 of the NFL season. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/18/2018

Bookie Tips: The NFL Bye Week Betting Strategy Breakdown

Bookie Tips: The NFL Bye Week Betting Strategy Breakdown

Understanding your NFL bettors will only help your sportsbook business strive. Stay up-to-date and learn your bettors thoughts on NFL bye week betting. Check it out out here.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2018

NCAA Week 8 Sportsbook Predictions & How To Increase Profits

NCAA Week 8 Sportsbook Predictions & How To Increase Profits

There are four NCAA Week 8 games that bookies should be able to use to their advantage. Find out which games are bound to make your sportsbook profitable this week

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2018

2018 MLB World Series Update: Bookie Predictions and Strategies

2018 MLB World Series Update: Bookie Predictions and Strategies

There are just 4 teams left competing for the MLB World Series title. Online bookies should prepare their sportsbook for action. Find out the bookie predictions and the strategies you need to make more cash.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2018

Casino Software Providers and Pay Per Head Companies

Casino Software Providers and Pay Per Head Companies

The world of gambling is a huge market which is not just limited to old-school brick and mortar Casinos. There are numerous casinos that people can physically go to around the world and spend the day or weekend at taking a shot to risk some money at the casino in the hopes of hitting a jackpot or just winning a few extra bucks.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2018

Family in States Heartbroken Over 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping, Office Under Heavy Security

Family in States Heartbroken Over 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping, Office Under Heavy Security

The 5Dimes office in the Edificio Equus, or simply Equus Building, of San Pedro, Costa Rica was under heavy guard Thursday.  Sources close to Gambling911.com say it is like "something out of Black Ops".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/18/2018

5Dimes Issues Statement Regarding Kidnapping of Owner

5Dimes Issues Statement Regarding Kidnapping of Owner

Costa Rica sportsbook 5Dimes issued a statement to at least one media outlet in regard to the alleged kidnapping of its colorful owner, Sean "Tony" Creighton, 43 of Morgantown, West Virginia.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/18/2018

Sugarhouse Sportsbook Shifts From Golden Nugget to Monmouth Park in NJ

The newly opened Sugarhouse Sportsbook has found a brand new home after only a few weeks in business according to Legal Sports Report.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/17/2018

Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Vehicle Found Intentionally Crashed by Perps

Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Vehicle Found Intentionally Crashed by Perpetrators

Diaro Extra has what it says is a photo of the vehicle driven by 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton intentionally crashed into a gate.  Creighton was reported kidnapped on September 25.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/17/2018

Status of 5Dimes Uncertain in Wake of Owner's Disappearance

Status of 5Dimes Uncertain in Wake of Owner's Disappearance

Following word that the owner of San Jose, Costa Rica-based 5Dimes Sportsbook was reportedly kidnapped three weeks ago, those with money at the book have been scrambling to find out more details. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/17/2018

5Dimes Owner Kidnapped

A source close to Gambling911.com advised that the family paid a $750K ransom via Bitcoin and have yet to hear back.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/16/2018

Sports Betting Officially Begins in New Mexico

Sports Betting Officially Begins in New Mexico

Sports betting in New Mexico officially kicked off Tuesday October 16 at the Santa Ana Star Casino outside of Albuquerque and business was brisk.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/16/2018

UCF Knights Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

UCF Knights Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

The UCS Knights come in ranked at number 6 for Week 8 of the College Football season.  They pay $400 for every $10 bet with a College Football Championship victory.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/16/2018

LSU Tigers Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

The LSU Tigers come in ranked at number 6 for Week 8 of the College Football season.  They pay $400 for every $10 bet with a College Football Championship victory.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/16/2018

Michigan Wolverines Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

Michigan Wolverines Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

The Michigan Wolverines come in ranked at number 5 for Week 8 of the College Football season.  They pay $180 for every $10 bet with a College Football Championship victory.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/16/2018

Clemson Tigers Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

Clemson Tigers Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

The Clemson Tigers come in ranked at number 4 for Week 8 of the College Football season.  They pay $45 for every $10 bet with a College Football Championship victory, tied with Ohio State for the second shortest odds.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/16/2018

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish come in ranked at number 3 for Week 8 of the College Football season.  They pay $80 for every $10 bet with a College Football Championship victory.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/15/2018

Ohio State Buckeyes Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

Ohio State Buckeyes Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

The Ohio State Buckeyes come in ranked at number 2 for Week 8 of the College Football season.  They pay $45 for every $10 bet with a College Football Championship victory.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/15/2018

Alabama Crimson Tide Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

Alabama Crimson Tide Power Ranking 2018 Week 8, Latest Odds

No surprise here, the Alabama Crimson Tide appear atop the Week 8 Power Rankings with -200 odds of winning the College Football Championship.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/15/2018

‘Duffel Bag Bettor’ Takes William Hill for $240K

‘Duffel Bag Bettor’ Takes William Hill for $240K

A Vegas man won big on Army this past weekend.  Army is among those teams performing well Against The Spread this season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/15/2018

Sports Betting Coming to Virginia?

Following last week's shock news that New Mexico would start offering sports betting starting Tuesday October 16, now comes word that Virginia may be next on the list. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/15/2018

Hot Team to Bet Right Now - UAB Blazers - College Football Week 8

UAB  ranks number five on our Hot Team Betting Index entering Week 8 of the 2018 College Football season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/14/2018

Hot Team to Bet Right Now - Cincinnati Bearcats - College Football Week 8

Cincinnati ranks number two on our Hot Team Betting Index entering Week 8 of the 2018 College Football season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/14/2018

Hot Team to Bet Right Now - Army - College Football Week 8

Hot Team to Bet Right Now - Army - College Football Week 8

Army is among the hottest teams to bet right now in College Football, staying somewhat under the radar.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/14/2018

Hot Team to Bet Right Now - The Cleveland Browns - October 13

Cleveland Browns fans can finally celebrate while Browns bettors have been partying the whole season so far with Cleveland covering the spread in all but one game. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/13/2018

MLB ALCS | Houston vs. Boston Game 1 Betting Line

MLB ALCS | Houston vs. Boston Game 1 Betting Line

It’s here. The MLB Championships are back and the AL is set with Houston facing Boston. The offshore sportsbook have set the price at Houston--- ML +101, Run Line +1 ½ -210, Boston--- ML -111, Run Line -1 ½ +175.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2018

Breaking News

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

An Illinois lawmaker says a bill to legalize sports gambling in the state likely won't be put before the General Assembly until next year.

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

A Diario report reveals that the wife of kidnapped 5Dimes owner communicated with a manager of the betting firm to send more than $700K in bitcoin ransom to Cuba hours after Sean "Tony" Creighton allegedly disappeared.

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Gambling

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Sports Betting

A new report using data from the Life, Liberty, and Happiness survey conducted by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research confirms that many Americans support legalized gambling on professional sports.