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Does Lakeside Hotel & Casino in Osceola Have Sports Betting

Lakeside Hotel & Casino in Osceola, Iowa is set to launch its sportsbook by the start of this football season (2019).  Sports betting, via mobile devices and laptops, is currently only available to those in Iowa from gambling sites licensed outside the US

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

When Will Sports Betting Be Available in Omaha?

When Will Sports Betting Be Available in Omaha?

This football season (2019), those living in Omaha will be able to bet sports from Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs, Iowa, a mere 10 minute drive from the city.  Offshore (internationally licensed) sportsbooks are also accessible from this region.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

Does Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Have Sports Betting

Does Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Have Sports Betting

Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs is set to open its sportsbook soon.  Sports betting here will be in easy access to those across the river in Omaha, Nebraska (just a 10 minute drive). 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

1xBet Site Down Following Allegations of Slow Pays, Porn, Cock Fighting

1xBet Site Down Following Allegations of Slow Pays, Porn, Cock Fighting

The 1XBet.com website has been pulled in the United Kingdom following intense pressure by officials.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/12/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 12, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday August 12, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2019

College Football – Michigan Wolverines Odds To Make CFP 2020

College Football – Michigan Wolverines Odds To Make CFP 2020

Things are lining up for Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines to not only break the curse rival Ohio State has over them in the Big Ten, but to also make a run at the program’s first College Football Playoff berth.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Aug/12/2019

How Many Games Do The Oddsmakers Have The Giants Winning in 2019?

Oddsmakers have the New York Giants pegged to win no more than 6 regular season games in 2019.  Sorry Giants fans.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/12/2019

Value Positions on NFL Futures and Props: NFC East 2019

Value Positions on NFL Futures and Props: NFC East 2019

The NFC East is one of the most closely followed divisions in football due to the preponderance of ‘public’ teams.   Few teams are as popular with mainstream fans as the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Bet the Packers Bears Week 1 - 2019

Where Can I Bet the Packers Bears Week 1 - 2019

No matter where you are in the United States, Latin America, Europe or anywhere else for that matter, there will be dozens of online sportsbooks available to take your bet on the Week 1 game between the Packers and Bears.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/11/2019

Bookmaker Complaints Up 5000 Percent

Bookmaker Complaints Up 5000 Percent

Gambling Commission statistics report that bookmaker complaints in the UK have risen around 5000 percent over the past five years.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Memphis, Tunica

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Memphis, Tunica

Online sportsbooks are coming to Tennessee soon. Well, they are already here.  Sportsbooks licensed outside the US are available to those in Memphis for placing bets on UFC 241 and many of these, like BetOnline, have been in business for 20 years now. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - New Orleans, Biloxi

There are a few venues in New Orleans confirmed to be showing UFC 241.  In Biloxi, an hour away, there are sportsbooks where individuals can place wagers. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Oklahoma City, Tulsa

Oklahoma City and Tulsa sports bars confirmed to be showing Cormier vs Miocic 2 can be found below.  One can use their mobile phones to place bets on UFC 241 from any number of licensed websites located outside of Oklahoma while enjoying UFC 241.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Houston

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Houston

Houston area sports bars and other establishments in this region are confirming early their intentions to show UFC 241: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2, though not all will be. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Lubbock

There are a few bars confirmed to be showing the Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2 fight in Lubbock, TX.  Betting can only be done in-state with online sites licensed outside of Texas.  Cormier was coming in at -145, Stipe at +125.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Austin, San Antonio

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Austin, San Antonio

San Antonio and Austin area sports bars and other establishments in this region are confirming early their intentions to show UFC 241: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2, though not all will be. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Dallas Fort Worth

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Dallas Fort Worth

Dallas Fort Worth area sports bars and other establishments in this region are confirming early their intentions to show UFC 241: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2, though not all will be. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - El Paso

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - El Paso

El Paso area sports bars and other establishments in this region are confirming early their intentions to show UFC 241: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2, though not all will be.  Betting on this fight from one's mobile device can be done from nearly anywhere inside Texas. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/11/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Salt Lake City

Where Can I Watch, Bet The Cormier vs Miocic Fight - UFC 241 - Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City does not have sportsbooks, either retail or mobile, based on the state.  Those looking to bet UFC 141 from Utah will need to do so online with any number of top websites licensed outside of the state. Scroll down to view which venues will be showing the Daniel Cormier vs Anthony Miocic fight.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/11/2019

Baseball Betting Strategies August 12-15, 2019

Hot teams in Major League Baseball to bet on right now include the New York Mets.  Despite losing Sunday to the Nationals, they have won 21 of their last 27 overall.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2019

Josh Jacobs Fantasy Breakout 2019 - Latest Odds

Josh Jacobs Fantasy Breakout 2019 - Latest Odds

ESPN.com’s calls Raiders running back Stephania Bell a fantasy breakout for 2019.  Jacobs is listed at 40/1 to have the most rushing yards in 2019-20.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Aug/11/2019

EZ365 Launches Blockchain-Based Casino, Sports, and eSports Betting Platform

EZ365 Launches Blockchain-Based Casino, Sports, and eSports Betting Platform

EZ365 this week announced the launch of its cryptocurrency casino, esports betting, and a blockchain education portal to coincide with the introduction of its digital asset exchange.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/11/2019

Charlie Carrel Threatens Lawsuit Against Fellow Poker Pro Doug Polk

Charlie Carrel Threatens Lawsuit Against Fellow Poker Pro Doug Polk

Controversial poker pro and vlogger Doug Polk was recently threatened with a lawsuit by fellow player Charlie Carrel, whose own Twitter feed intro reads "Made 7 digits from 2 digits playing poker".  

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/11/2019

Free Pick Athletics vs. White Sox August 11

Free Pick Athletics vs. White Sox August 11

The A's were at -126, White Sox at +116 and the total 9.  We have seen this total come off of 9.5 and touch 8.5 at some books.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/11/2019

Indians vs. Twins Betting Preview August 11

Indians vs. Twins Betting Preview August 11

The Indians are at +125, Twins at -135 and the total was bouncing between 9.5 and 10.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/11/2019

Nationals vs. Mets Betting Preview August 11

Nationals vs. Mets Betting Preview August 11

The Nationals are +177 and Mets -192.  The total was coming in at 8 after a few shifts to 7.5.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/11/2019

Value Positions on NFL Futures and Props: AFC South Part 2

Value Positions on NFL Futures and Props: AFC South Part 2

We’re in the process of running through all eight NFL divisions and looking for good value opportunities in futures and prop betting markets. In this installment, we’ll wrap up the AFC with the AFC South.   This is our second set of AFC South preseason props—this division is just full of excellent value opportunities.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2019

Cubs vs. Reds Betting Preview - August 11

Cubs vs. Reds Betting Preview - August 11

The Cubs are at +117 and the Reds at -127 with a total of 9.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/11/2019

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Betting Preview August 11

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Betting Preview August 11

The Yankees are -178, Blue Jays +163 and the total 10.5, trending upwards from 10.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/11/2019

Angels vs. Red Sox Betting Preview August 11

Angels vs. Red Sox Betting Preview August 11

The Angels are at +131-and Red Sox -141 with the total moving from 11.5 to 12.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/11/2019

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Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 18 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday August 18, 2019.

Find a Sportsbook Near Houston

Find a Sportsbook Near Houston

A few dozen online sportsbooks are accessible from the Houston area

Find a Sportsbook Near San Antonio

Online sportsbooks in business for over a decade are accessible online throughout Texas