Business & Financial

BetMania, Skybook Betting Accounts Wiped Out

BetMania, Skybook Betting Accounts Wiped Out

For the past two weeks, customers of Skybook and BetMania have complained of having their betting accounts disappear.  Sister book, BetPhoenix has also been impacted.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2019

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that establishes a legal way to bet on professional, collegiate and international sporting events.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/13/2019

Sinclair Broadcasting to Benefit From Sports Betting

Sinclair Broadcasting to Benefit From Sports Betting Deal

Sinclair Broadcasting's ownership of 21 regional sports networks will help the company to gain an instant foothold into the lucrative newly legalized sports betting industry in the US.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

ESPN Parent Company Disney 'No Plans for Sports Betting'

ESPN Parent Company Disney 'No Plans for Sports Betting'

Following news of a Fox Sports/BetStars joint venture into the world of legalized sports betting in the US, ESPN parent company Disney says it has not intention of following that same route.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

China Holds Cards in Online Betting Boom in Philippines

China Holds Cards in Online Betting Boom in Philippines

Online casinos have gone on a hiring spree for Chinese nationals, to cater to their biggest group of customers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2019

Does Your Pay Per Head Offer Dota 2?

Does Your Pay Per Head Offer Dota 2?

The demand is now high in the betting space for eSports and some of the biggest titles include League of Legends, Counter-Strike and Dota 2.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/12/2019

Price of Bitcoin Continues Charging Upwards Despite Binance Security Breach

Price of Bitcoin Continues Charging Upwards Despite Binance Security Breach

Bitcoin, now accounting for upwards of 70% of all funding for online gambling sites operating in the so-called "grey" and "restricted" markets (encompassing some three quarters of the globe), continues to see huge gains in recent days despite ongoing issues with one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/12/2019

BetAmerica Live Horse Racing App Reviews

BetAmerica Live Horse Racing App Reviews

As we are not an affiliate of BetAmerica, you can trust this review being that Gambling911.com does not get a cut of losses of referred customers.  We point out the positives and negatives.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/12/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is no longer accessible to new customers from the state of New York.  YouWager is among the dozen or so online gambling sites that do accept customers from the Empire State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/12/2019

Bookmakers Risk Management When it Comes to Tiger Woods

Bookmakers Risk Management When it Comes to Tiger Woods

FanDuel said 10% of the early wagers were on Woods to win the 2019 Masters, and that number shot up to around a quarter as the tournament progressed.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/12/2019

Is StandardPerHead a Good Pay Per Head?

Is StandardPerHead a Good Pay Per Head?

StandardPerHead.com has existed since 2010.  The company has managed to enjoy success over the past few years.  There is little to suggest that StandardPerHead.com is not a good Pay Per Head.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/11/2019

Pay Per Head Adds eSports Betting for League of Legends, DOTA, More

Pay Per Head Adds eSports Betting for League of Legends, DOTA, More

One of the oldest most established and perhaps the most successful of the Pay Per Head firms, PayPerHead.com, have recently added eSports betting to their portfolio.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/11/2019

Bitcoin Hits $7K

Bitcoin Hits $7K

Bitcoin was teasing around the $7K mark Saturday afternoon, the highest the cryptocurrency has traded in several months.  Up to 70% of all funding methods with online gambling sites operating in so-called "grey" areas is done through Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/11/2019

Walters Wants Supreme Court Review ...NY Difficult Hurdles in Legalizing Sports Betting

Walters Wants Supreme Court Review ...NY Difficult Hurdles in Legalizing Sports Betting

Plus more on the chance of sports betting becoming legal in both New York and Illinois and why neither bill is likely to pass this legislative period

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/11/2019

Bloomberg, Sports Handle: Sports Data War Escalates

Bloomberg, Sports Handle: Sports Data War Escalates

One year since the US Supreme Court overturned decades of prohibition against sports betting, there is already a war....but it's not the battle you might think.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/10/2019

PlayMGM New Jersey Sports Betting App Review

PlayMGM New Jersey Sports Betting App Review

Because Gambling911.com is not an affiliate of PlayMGM, this is an honest review of their app, which is available only to New Jersey Residents at this time.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/10/2019

New Hampshire Bill Would Allow for Sports Betting in Bars

New Hampshire Bill Would Allow for Sports Betting in Bars

New Hampshire Senator vows not to include language that would likely prevent sports betting bill from passing

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/10/2019

Is WagerHome a Good Pay Per Head Service?

Is WagerHome a Good Pay Per Head Service?

WagerHome.com has been in the Pay Per Head business for a number of years.  More recently they have focused on bringing their proprietary bookie software onto the market. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/10/2019

Reviews of Price Per Head Services: IDSCA, 7PPH, SharpBookie

Reviews of Price Per Head Services: IDSCA, 7PPH, SharpBookie

These reviews look at one of the oldest Price Per Head services, IDSCA, one of the cheapest, 7PPH.com, and one that incorporates low price with a slick design, focus on newcomers to the sector while utilizing cloud-based services, SharpBookie.com.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/10/2019

Price Per Head Software: A Look Inside PayPerHead.com

Price Per Head Software: A Look Inside PayPerHead.com

Online bookies need the right software to grow their books. Learn about the tools needed, and how they work to be successful and to make more money today.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2019

Price of Bitcoin Shoots Over $6.3K

Price of Bitcoin Shoots Over $6K

Bitcoin continues to climb Friday, hitting a peak of $6344 during the early morning hours.  This represented a near 4% increase.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/10/2019

Chaos Esports Club’ Dota 2 Team Drops Two Players, Moves to Europe

Chaos Esports Club’ Dota 2 Team Drops Two Players, Moves to Europe

Chaos Esports Club announced it has dropped two of its Brazilian players and moved out of South America to Europe.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/09/2019

Why Can't I Register a Sports Betting Account From App in Indiana?

Why Can't I Register a Sports Betting Account From App in Indiana?

Indiana has legalized sports betting, including via one's mobile device.  Residents will only be able to register with offshore sportsbooks from the comfort of their own home however.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/09/2019

Is SharpBookie a Good Pay Per Head?

Is SharpBookie a Good Pay Per Head? (Review)

SharpBookie is prolific when it comes to advertising on Google.  If you land on their site page, you'll want to know if SharpBookie is a good pay per head.  Perhaps you will end up here where we give SharpBookie the green light.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/09/2019

Legal Sports Betting Changing How We View Sports - Fox Sports Takes Down Offshore Odds

Legal Sports Betting Changing How We View Sports - Fox Sports Takes Down Offshore Odds

Media companies like NBC are developing mobile apps with contests where fans can win real money

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/09/2019

Technology Company Must Pay $25K Fine for Allowing $29 Bet to be Placed

Technology Company Must Pay $25K Fine for Allowing $29 Bet to be Placed

Enabling a Nevada man to win $29 illegally gambling online on a New Jersey site has cost a technology company nearly 1,000 times that amount.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/09/2019

Fox Sports, Stars Group to Offer Sports Betting in Deal

Fox Sports, Stars Group to Offer Sports Betting in Deal

Fox Sports says it is buying just under 5% of The Stars Group, the parent company of PokerStars, for about $236 million. Both companies will offer real-money sports betting this fall in states where it is legal and they are licensed.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/09/2019

Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Mass

Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Mass

You can start your own sportsbook from Massachusetts.  The US Supreme Court ruled to overturn decades long prohibition this past May. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Massachusetts.  MA residents can, however, set up their sports betting account via the app and place wagers when in New Jersey ONLY.  International websites are also accessible from Mass.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/08/2019

Mobile Sports Betting in New York - Hearing Wednesday

Mobile Sports Betting in New York - Hearing Wednesday

Revamped companion bills address problem gambling and tribal inclusion

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/07/2019

Breaking News

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

You cannot bet on the Draftkings app from the state of Oregon, however, a few dozen offshore sportsbooks are accessible from the state.

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

A bill that would permit mobile sports betting in New York easily passed in the Senate Monday, but two major obstacles stand in the way of the measure moving any further.

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death of 41-year-old Myron Wesley Knight.