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ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN partnership with Caesars will include integration of odds data and branding but no betting site tie-ins, unlike last week's announced Fox Sports/Stars Group deal.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

PGA Championship 2019 Betting Preview

PGA Championship 2019 Betting Preview

Major number two is this week, as the PGA Championship tees off on Thursday in Farmingdale, New York. The best golfers on the Tour will battle at Bethpage Black, which is hosting its first PGA Championship and first major since the U.S. Open in 2009.

Submitted by Guest on, May/14/2019

I Live in Florida But Will be Traveling to New Jersey - Can I Bet Sports Online There?

I Live in Florida But Will be Traveling to New Jersey - Can I Bet Sports Online There?

If you are living in Florida, can you bet online while visiting New Jersey? The answer is "Yes" provided you are physically within the state's borders.  Geo-location technology ensures you can only access these apps while physically in NJ.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

PGA Tour Picks – Odds to Win PGA Championship 2019

PGA Tour Picks – Odds to Win PGA Championship 2019

Tiger Woods renewed his quest to catch Jack Nicklaus for the most major championships with last month’s Masters win, ending 11 years of futility in golf’s biggest tournaments.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, May/14/2019

Latest Regulations Aim To Make Gambling Safer and Fairer in the UK

Latest Regulations Aim To Make Gambling Safer and Fairer in the UK

In May 2019 the latest regulations to be imposed by the UK Gambling Commission came into force, with the stated aim of making the industry ‘safer and fairer’.

Submitted by Payton on, May/14/2019

Betting The Preakness Stakes at Online Sportsbooks

Betting The Preakness Stakes at Online Sportsbooks

Today’s online sportsbooks are a one-stop shop for all of your online betting needs. Along with an expansive sportsbook offering betting lines for well over 80 different sports, they also have an extended racebook for horse betting and an online casino with slots, video poker and live-dealer table games.

Submitted by Guest on, May/14/2019

What Sites Offer Live Betting on Tennis?

What Sites Offer Live Betting on Tennis?

Live in-play betting is available on many of the top Tennis events at Betonline.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/14/2019

Where to Wager Online From My State

Where to Wager Online From My State

You can wager online from all US states using a sportsbook located offshore in Web sports betting hubs across the globe.  Some of the biggest are Malta, Costa Rica, the United Kingdom and Gibraltar.  Some states are beginning to open sportsbooks themselves.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/14/2019

Which Online Sportsbook Has the Best Payout Odds on Tiger Woods to Win the PGA Championship 2019

Which Online Sportsbook Has the Best Payout Odds on Tiger Woods to Win the PGA Championship 2019

Woods would pay out $1023 on a $100 bet or $102.30 on a $10 bet at Bookmaker.  These were the best odds we could find for the North American facing books.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/14/2019

DreamHack Open Tours Winner Betting Odds 2019

DreamHack Open Tours Winner Betting Odds 2019

mousesports 2/1 is the favorite to win the DreamHack Open Tours 2019.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/13/2019

Bitcoin Eclipses $8K Mark

Bitcoin Eclipses $8K Mark

Just a day after Bitcoin shot over the $7000 mark, the cryptocurrency has now peaked at over $8000, hitting $8169 before dropping back to around $7900 Monday night.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

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

Bovada Tiger Woods Odds to Win US 2019 PGA Championship - Bookmaker Comparisons

Bovada Tiger Woods Odds to Win US 2019 PGA Championship - Bookmaker Comparisons

The online sportsbook Bovada had Tiger Woods at 7-1 to win the 2019 US PGA Championship.  This is one of the smallest payouts of any online bookmaker.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery 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

Create a Bookie Website

Create a Bookie Website

You can create a fully customized professional bookie website in under an hour, no matter where you live, no matter how many customers and for just a mere $5 per player per week.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

FanDuel 2019 USPGA Championship Odds, Picks

FanDuel 2019 USPGA Championship Odds, Picks

FanDuel has Dustin Johnson as the co-favorite to win the 2019 USPGA Championship alongside Tiger Woods.  Both pay $110 for every $10 bet.  These odds are really good compared to most other bookmakers.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/13/2019

Pirates are 1-12 vs. Diamondbacks

Pirates are 1-12 vs. Diamondbacks

Talk about a HOT trend: The Pirates come into Arizona 1-12 versus the Diamondbacks.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/13/2019

Brewers vs. Phillies Betting Trends - May 13

Brewers vs. Phillies Betting Trends - May 13

The line on the Brewers-Phillies game had Philadelphila -150 after opening at -160.  Milwaukee was at around +140 most books.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/13/2019

Mobile Betting Gets a Lift in NY: Cuomo Says 'Under Review'

Mobile Betting Gets a Lift in NY: Cuomo Says 'Under Review'

A bill to legalize sports betting in the Empire State got a bit of a boost on Monday, advancing to the Senate Finance Committee.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/13/2019

Where Can I Bet the PGA Championship Online From Florida

Where Can I Bet the PGA Championship Online From Florida

You can bet the PGA Championship online from Florida at any number of top websites accessible from the Sunshine State.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/13/2019

Where Can I Bet Tiger Woods to Finish the 2019 PGA Championship in the Top 5

Where Can I Bet Tiger Woods to Finish the 2019 PGA Championship in the Top 5

Betting Tiger Woods to win the 2019 PGA Championship pays $80 to $90 for every $10 you place.  Betting Woods to finish among the top 5 pays $25 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Tyrone Black 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

How Much Will I Win If I Bet Tiger Woods to Win The 2019 PGA Championship?

How Much Will I Win If I Bet Tiger Woods to Win The 2019 PGA Championship?

Betting Tiger Woods to win the 2019 PGA Championship will result in a payout of $80 on every $10 bet

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/13/2019

PGA Championship 2019 Betting Props: Will Tiger Woods Finish in Top 5

PGA Championship 2019 Betting Props: Will Tiger Woods Finish in Top 5

Betting on the PGA Championship 2019 will include a wide assortment of prop bets such as Tiger Woods finishing among the top 5 and whether he will lead after Round 1.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/13/2019

Michigan's Beilein to Coach Cavaliers: Odds Update

Michigan's Beilein to Coach Cavaliers: Odds Update

Futures odds for both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Michigan Wolverines should see a shift on news that University of Michigan coach John Beilein has agreed to a five-year contract to become the Cleveland Cavaliers' coach.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/13/2019

NBA Matchups May 13 – Portland vs. Golden State Western Conference Final Betting Preview

NBA Matchups May 13 – Portland vs. Golden State Western Conference Final Preview

Who needs Kevin Durant? Apparently not the Golden State Warriors, who eliminated the Rockets on the road without their leading scorer.

Submitted by Phil Simon 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

As Preakness Approaches, Strike at Pimlico Possibly Averted

As Preakness Approaches, Strike at Pimlico Possibly Averted

A strike by workers at Pimlico Race Course may have been averted just before the running of this year’s Preakness Stakes.

Submitted by Associated Press 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

Breaking News

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to Be Held August 1-13

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to Be Held August 1-13

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) will celebrate its seventh season of highly anticipated, top tournament play at South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. SHRPO will kick off Thursday, Aug. 1 with the $600 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (NLH) series opener highlighting a $1 Million Guarantee.

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin, the best known of the cryptocurrencies, has reached over $9200 Monday morning. 

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 17 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday June 17, 2019.