Business & Financial

How to Become a Legal Bookie?

How to Become a Legal Bookie?

If you are looking to be a bookie in the United States then the good news is that a law was passed recently allowing each state to allow gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2019

Nitrogen Sports Online Sportsbook Review - Are They a Safe Place to Bet

Nitrogen Sports Online Sportsbook Review - Are They a Safe Place to Bet

Nitrogen Sports is widely considered among the most successful of the Bitcoin online sportsbooks that have emerged in recent years.  

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/07/2019

Two Israelis Arrested in Global 'Dark' Internet Probe

Two Israelis Arrested in Global 'Dark' Internet Probe

Two Israelis have been arrested on suspicion of setting up a “dark” Internet site that was used to buy weapons, drugs and stolen credit cards, Israeli police said on Tuesday.

Submitted by Reuters on, May/07/2019

Bitcoin Hits New 6-Month High: Mystery Buyer May Have Helped Boost Price

Bitcoin Hits New 6-Month High: Mystery Buyer May Have Helped Boost Price

Moves above $5900 for first time this year

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/07/2019

Is Bovada Legal in Alabama? 2019 Tide Early Outlook

Is Bovada Legal in Alabama? 2019 Tide Early Outlook

With so many folks in Alabama looking to bet on their beloved Crimson Tide this coming College Football season, we ask if Bovada is legal in their state.  The answer is a resounding YES and, even better, there are many other top online sportsbooks accessible from Alabama.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/07/2019

Own a No Fee Online Sportsbook in Alabama

Own a No Fee Online Sportsbook in Alabama

Alabama has an exceptionally large sports betting population thanks solely to its two big College Football programs.

Submitted by Guest on, May/06/2019

Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Alabama

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

Submitted by Guest on, May/06/2019

How a Pay Per Head Works

How Does a Pay Per Head Work

A pay per head works like this: You set up players under the service and simply pay a small fee per customer/player per week.  Often times set up takes under an hour.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/06/2019

Will WinStar World Casino in Oklahoma Soon Have a Sportsbook? (Updated)

Will WinStar World Casino in Oklahoma Soon Have a Sportsbook?

WinStar World Casino becomes first to partner with NFL

Submitted by Guest on, May/06/2019

Mirror Online Gambling Ad Pulled by ASA

Mirror Online Gambling Ad Pulled by ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) of the United Kingdom has pulled down a Monopoly-themed gambling ad it says violates terms by targeting youth.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2019

Maximum Security Cost to Bettors Now Reaches At Least $42 Million

Maximum Security Cost to Bettors Now Reaches At Least $42 Million

The decision to disqualify the pre-race favorite (9-2 odds) swung tens of millions of dollars in bets in Kentucky, according to the Action Sports Network.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/05/2019

Trump Weighs in on Kentucky Derby Controversy: Disqualification Based on 'Political Correctness'

Trump Weighs in on Kentucky Derby Controversy

'Only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur'

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/05/2019

How to Find the Right Pay Per Head Provider

How to Find the Right Pay Per Head Provider

How to find the right pay per head provider is not always easy as more and more emerge on the scene.  We may be bias but Gambling911.com is certainly a great place to start as only the most financially sound and successful PPH companies appear here.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/05/2019

New York Hearing on Mobile Sports Betting Wednesday

New York Hearing on Mobile Sports Betting Wednesday

New York lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow wagering on sports on mobile devices, an issue that’s also being debated in other states.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/05/2019

Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort Finally Making Money

Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort Finally Making Money

A perennially challenged Atlantic City casino will finally turn a profit this month and chart the way forward under the ownership of a New York hedge fund.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/05/2019

TwinSpires Refunding Maximum Security Bets Up to $10

TwinSpires Refunding Maximum Security Bets Up to $10

US-based online racebook TwinSpires confirmed Saturday night they will refund losing bets placed on Maximum Security up to $10.  Offshore mega book BetOnline revealed they will be grading all Maximum Security bets as "no action".

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/05/2019

Maximum Security Disqualification Costs Gamblers $9 Million

Maximum Security Disqualification Costs Gamblers $9 Million

While BetOnline Kentucky Derby customers lucked out with that company refunding bets placed on Maximum Security, that horse's disqualification costs gamblers elsewhere a cool $9 million.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/04/2019

I Need a Pay Per Head for the PGA Championship

I Need a Pay Per Head for the PGA Championship

Golf is fast becoming one of the most bet on sports with Tiger Woods stunning victory at the 2019 Masters.  Bookies and agents are scrambling to ensure they have a pay per head platform that takes golf bets.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/04/2019

Where Can I Bet on Sports Online From Montana

Where Can I Bet on Sports Online From Montana

The Montana Governor signed off on sports betting legislation to make the state the 10th in the US outside of Nevada to offer this activity from businesses based within its borders.  Online sports betting will only be available from offshore sportsbooks

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/04/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Illinois

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Illinois

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Illinois as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/04/2019

I Can't Bet on TVG From My State

I Can't Bet on TVG From My State

If you can't bet on TVG from your state, an excellent alternative is BetDSI, which has been in business since 1997 and offers 8% daily retuns.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/03/2019

Does FanDuel Take Bets on the Kentucky Derby?

Does FanDuel Take Bets on the Kentucky Derby?

FanDuel does not take bets on the Kentucky Derby.  Bookmaker takes bets from all US states and offers an 8% rebate on daily wins and losses.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/03/2019

Price of Bitcoin Inches Towards $6000

Price of Bitcoin Inches Towards $6000

The price of Bitcoin was hovering around the $5760 mark Friday morning and appears to be on a tear.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/03/2019

TwinSpires.com Bonus and How it Compares to Other Online Betting Sites

TwinSpires.com is offering a FREE $100 signup bonus.  Just make sure you know the fine print.  You will need to wager $500 within 30 days of signing up in order to obtain the $100 bonus.

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2019

Paddy Power Q1 Revenue Jumps By a Fifth

Paddy Power Q1 Revenue Jumps By a Fifth

Dublin-based Paddy Power has reported a revenue increase by almost a fifth for the first quarter of 2019.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/02/2019

How Much Money Will I Need to be a Bookie - Useful Calculator

How Much Money Will I Need to be a Bookie - Useful Calculator

No money in the bank?  It's no time to start a bookie business.  Here is what you will need courtesy of our friends in the Pay Per Head community.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/01/2019

What You Need to Open a Sportsbook

To open your own sportsbook, you just need a few players and a quality pay per head.

Submitted by Aaron Baker on, May/01/2019

The Greek Bids Farewell

TheGreek Sportsbook announced on Wednesday it is closing shop.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/01/2019

Run an Online Racebook From Massachusetts

You can run your own online racebook from the state of Massachusetts.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/01/2019

Is 7PPH a Good Pay Per Head

7PPH.com is an interesting pay per head in that they offer ready-made sites, over a hundred of them, for prospective bookmakers and agents.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/01/2019

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.