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Oddsshark Banned From New Jersey

Oddsshark Banned From New Jersey

The popular odds provider website Oddsshark.com has apparently been banned from the state of New Jersey.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/18/2019

5 Top Tips for Online Gambling Affiliates

5 Top Tips for Online Gamlbling Affiliates

AffiliateInsider offers up five top tips to ensure success for online gambling affiliates.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/18/2019

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Following a sharp decline in its price from over $6000 to around $3500 these last five months, Bitcoin was at a one-month high Monday, up nearly 7% on the day to just over $3800.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2019

IT Security, Safe Gambling, Match-Fixing and More Headline Prague Gaming Summit 2019

IT Security, Safe Gambling, Match-Fixing and More Headline Prague Gaming Summit 2019

”Safe Gambling” is a new term used in the industry and is a possible replacer for the notion ”responsible gambling”.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/18/2019

Bill Seeks to Legalize Sports Betting in Maryland

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2019

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Andrew Mentock of ozy.com details how insider trading laws could soon impact the world of sports wagering.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2019

Best Bet February 17 - Texas Rio Grande Valley

Best Bet February 17 - Texas Rio Grande Valley

Texas Rio Grande Valley has given a few bookies fits, but the good news is that this is a low profile school located near McAllen.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/17/2019

AAF Here to Stay With MGM Investing Heavily in Betting Technology

AAF Here to Stay With MGM Investing Heavily in Betting Technology

In its first week, the Alliance of American Football (or AAF) surpassed all expectations, posting impressive ratings its first night and ranking as the most downloaded app Sunday.  But the real focus will be long-term on sports gambling data and technology.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Feb/16/2019

Bet the Baylor vs. Texas Tech Game February 16

Bet the Baylor vs. Texas Tech Game February 16

The Bears (16-8, 7-4 Big 12, 14-9 ATS), who had to reinvent themselves after losing sophomore big man Tristan Clark to a season-ending left knee injury on Jan. 8, have still won seven of their last nine games....

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/16/2019

This is How Media Companies Will be Transformed Into Sportsbooks

This is How Media Companies Will be Transformed Into Sportsbooks

Recode has spoken to a number of experts who offer a glimpse into the future of sports betting in the United States and how media giants hope to get a piece of the pie.  Drudge featured the link to this article prominently atop their page Friday afternoon.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/15/2019

USA Sports Betting Guide - 2019

Below you will find all the latest sports betting news as it pertains to the United States.  All news is in alphabetical order, including states.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/15/2019

Will Legalizing Sports Gambling Hinder Your Sportsbook Business?

Will Legalizing Sports Gambling Hinder Your Sportsbook Business?

Do you think legalization will help or hinder your sportsbook business? Trust us, it’s going to help individual bookies. Find out why and how, and stay ahead of the legalization!

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2019

What Bookies Should Know About Deontay Wilder Vs Tyson II

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will throw down again. That’s the best news in boxing since Wilder and Fury decided to throw down the first time.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2019

3 International Sports Betting Events Online Bookies Can Embrace

With football season now over, many pay per head agents are scrambling to make up the revenue.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2019

Rhode Island One Step Closer to Offering Online Sports Betting Statewide

Rhode Island One Step Closer to Offering Online Sports Betting Statewide

A bill to allow mobile wagering for sports betting in Rhode Island has passed the state Senate.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/13/2019

How Does a Pay Per Head Work?

A Pay Per Head business is one in which you pay X amount of dollars per customer per week to have another company run nearly every aspect of your bookmaking business.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/13/2019

Advertisement Banning Trends in the European Union and the Balkans for Online Gambling

Advertisement Banning Trends in the European Union and the Balkans for Online Gambling

There has been a recent wave that has swept across the gambling industry and had the form of banning gambling related advertisement. This is the case in many European jurisdictions, but we are not excluding that this is a global wave. Media outlets have reported that such bans are scheduled to be included in Asia as well.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/13/2019

How Much Profit do Bookies Make?

How Much Profit do Bookies Make?

Bookies are people that accept action on various sports, and most bookies have an average weekly hold percentage of around 5%.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/13/2019

NASCAR Goes All in With Sports Betting

NASCAR Goes All in With Sports Betting

Brendan Gaughan is the son of a casino magnate and has long grasped the allure of throwing down a few bucks to wager on a sporting event.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/12/2019

Ohio State vs. Indiana Betting Odds - February 10

Ohio State vs. Indiana Betting Odds - February 10

The Ohio State vs. Indiana game had the Hoosiers as a -2.5 home dog at most books.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/10/2019

Most Bet on Sides February 8

Most Bet on Sides February 8

The Sacramento Kings are the most wagered on side Friday as a -3 to -3.5 favorite hosting the Miami Heat.  

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/08/2019

New Jersey Casinos Lose $4.6M on $34.9M in Super Bowl Bets

New Jersey Casinos Lose $4.6M on $34.9M in Super Bowl Bets

New Jersey gambling regulators say its sportsbooks lost $4.6 million on $34.9 million in Super Bowl wagers, the first major sporting event for bettors since sports gambling was legalized in the state last year.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/04/2019

Darren Rovell Super Bowl 53 'Insider Info' for Halftime Show?

Darren Rovell Super Bowl 53 'Insider Info' for Halftime Show?

Action Network's Darren Rovell tweeted late Sunday that he had access to the Super Bowl Halftime Show rehersals and..... kept the song sequence quiet from gamblers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/04/2019

Reuters: Anthem Costs Betting Company Dearly (BetOnline)

Gladys Knight’s rendition of the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday caused a headache for one sports betting company after the singer extended the end of the song, the length of which had drawn intense wagering interest.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/04/2019

Thunder vs. Celtics Betting Line - February 3

Thunder vs. Celtics Betting Line - February 3

The Thunder vs. Celtics betting line had Boston coming in as a -3.5 favorite.  This game was seeing mostly balanced action.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/03/2019

Flurry of Last Minute Super Bowl Bets Come in on Rams by Mystery 'Gambler X'

Flurry of Last Minute Super Bowl Bets Come in on Rams by Mystery 'Gambler X'

David Purdem of ESPN was reporting late Saturday that several million in bets came in on the Rams late this week in Vegas.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/02/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada Online From Georgia?

Can I Bet on Bovada Online From Georgia?

Federal law does not prevent one from placing online bets from the state of Georgia.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/02/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada From South Carolina?

Bovada can be accessed from the state of South Carolina as can plenty of Gambling911.com-endorsed online gambling websites.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/02/2019

Can I Play on Bovada From Oklahoma?

Can I Play on Bovada From Oklahoma?

The Bovada website (formerly known as Bodog) is accessible to those living in the state of Oklahoma, as are numerous other offshore sportsbooks more than happy to take bets from those living in the state.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/02/2019

Today's Most Bet on Sides - February 2: G911 Backing Gators

Today's Most Bet on Sides - February 2

We have your most wagered on sides for Saturday February 2.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/02/2019

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Sports Betting Software vs. a Pay Per Head

Sports Betting Software vs. a Pay Per Head

Everyone who has ever placed a sports wager has thought about opening their own sportsbook or bookie service.  Heck, most bettors would love to have the glamour and lifestyle that comes from owning a sportsbook.

Big Fish Games Class Action Suit: Used Illegal Gambling Practices

Big Fish Games Class Action Suit: Used Illegal Gambling Practices

Their commercials were everywhere and now the Big Fish Casino is paying the price for success.

PA Gambling Market Up 3.2% With Sports Betting

PA Gambling Market Up 3.2% With Sports Betting

The Pennsylvania gambling market witnessed a 3.2 percent increase in the month of January.