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Bet the Reds vs. Brewers Series - Hot Betting Trends

Gambling911.com takes a look at the Reds-Brewers Series hot trends for the period beginning May 20, 2019.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/21/2019

Sports Betting Forums: Top Discussions

We tap into the hottest discussions on the sports betting forums and social media.  Hot now: Vegas Sports Handicapper Gets Banned From Sportsbooks and Probation, Disney Takes Stake in Draftkings

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/21/2019

Trial Sports Book Software

Trial Sports Book Sofware

Our friends at Wagerhome are offering up to a 4 week free trial period to test what they claim to be the most advanced sports book software.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/21/2019

Maine Vote on Sports Betting Coming Shortly

Maine Vote on Sports Betting Coming Shortly

Maine legislators say they are 95% there but it is the other 5% they need to hash out, at which point sports betting could soon become a reality in the New England state.  Seven bills have been reduced to one.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/20/2019

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

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Boost Your Bookmaking Business

Boost Your Bookmaking Business

Bookies, start making real money, get out of the old and get into the new with a white label pay per head. You must stop thinking small and start winning. The time is now to get in and the busy season is right around the corner. If you want to make a small fortune this year, then you must find ways to boost your business and step it up.

Experts: Loot Boxes Not Gambling

Experts: Loot Boxes Not Gambling

We have so much news on the latest lootbox fiasco in the UK, let's take a look at what's transpiring this Monday on all fronts.

Canadian Police Nab 9 Suspected Mobsters: 'Very Dangerous Organization'

Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area, seizing C$35 million ($26.8 million) in assets, including five Ferraris.