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Major Sportsbook, Poker Room, Casino Brand Presence by Region

Here you will find the top brands in the online gambling sector and whether they maintain a presence and/or their accessibility in specified regions.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/31/2020

Early Action on Big College Football Weekend

Early Action on Big College Football Weekend

The SEC joins the party this week and there were plenty of bloated lines.  That hasn't stopped folks from backing the likes of Alabama at -27.5. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/24/2020

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Oklahoma

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Oklahoma

While MyBookie is currently acessible to Oklahloma residents, Gambling911-endorsed BetUS offers more generous cash bonuses (max bonus $2500) with fast payouts. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/23/2020

How Do Sports Betting Odds Work?

How Do Sports Betting Odds Work?

Sportsbooks offer punters odds on every Sportsbet. Odds indicate the likelihood of a booked game occurrence. As a newbie or regular punter, it is essential to have an understanding of how these betting odds are calculated and how they work.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/23/2020

SBR Suspends Rating on 5Dimes, No Likelihood of Remaining in Business

SBR Suspends Rating on 5Dimes, No Likelihood of Remaining in Business

From an A+ to an Incomplete in just a matter of days, Sportsbook Review last week suspended its rating for 5Dimes as complaints mount that the company will not be honoring pending future wagers upon shutting off to the US market on Monday September 21, 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/22/2020

New Sportsbook in USA Gets Cozy With Established Players

New Sportsbook in USA Gets Cozy With Established Players

A new US-licensed sportsbook plans to focus heavily on value.  Vigtory announced its new partnership with data and digital content provider Sportradar.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/22/2020

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Connecticut

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Connecticut

You can bet on MyBookies.ag from Connecticut courtesy of BetOnline, which offers a generous welcome bonus ($1000 max bonus).

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/21/2020

Draftkings Week 2 Losses Staggering

Draftkings Week 2 Losses Staggering

Draftkings was among the sportsbooks that took a hit in Week 2 of the NFL.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/21/2020

Can I Bet on Draftkings From Tennessee

Draftkings is currently not available in Tennessee but could be soon. Other options include BetOnline where payouts are made in just a few hours, not to mention more attractive lines  You deposit as little as $50 and you will earn a 50% Bonus up to $500. - Betting Limits range from $10 to $5000+.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/14/2020

Books Get Crushed in Week 1: All Games More Action Than NBA

Books Get Crushed in Week 1: All Games More Action Than NBA

Dave Mason of BetOnline reports that every single NFL matchup, even those showing late, as well as the Monday Night Football game, had more betting action than Sunday's poorly scheduled Clippers-Nuggets Game 6.  This one was the least wagered on Playoffs game thus far.  Denver managed to extend this series into Tuesday.  

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/13/2020

Under 21: Where Can I Bet Online From Colorado?

Though the legal age for gambling with Colorado-licensed sportsbooks is 21, sports betting sites located outside the state do allow those 18 years and up to place bets

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/13/2020

Where Can I Bet Sports From San Francisco, Oakland

Where Can I Bet Sports From San Francisco, Oakland

You can bet sports via your mobile device from San Francisco and the surrounding area using Americas Bookie. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/13/2020

Is Bovada Legal to Bet on From New York

It is technically legal for Bovada to operate in New York though they do not have a state license to do so. While Bovada is good, there are better options available where payouts are made in just a few hours, not to mention more attractive lines  Open your betting account with $100, get a Free $50 CASH.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/12/2020

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Texas as that state has no intention to offer sports betting.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/11/2020

SBR Pulls 5Dimes Button, Futures Outcomes Still in Dispute

SBR Pulls 5Dimes Button, Futures Outcomes Still in Dispute

Effective late Friday night, Sports Book Review, the reputable sportsbook grading website, had yanked 5Dimes banners but maintained their grade at an A+.  Earlier in the week 5Dimes announced it will be pulling out of the US market September 25. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/11/2020

Wife of 5Dimes Deceased Owner No Longer Has Time for Sportsbook

Wife of 5Dimes Deceased Owner No Longer Has Time for Sportsbook

The wife of 5Dimes murdered owner no longer felt the staff could run the business the same way her late husband could and opted for a shutdown of the behemoth US-facing sportsbook September 21.  The company will not be entering the US regulated market and it is doubtful 5Dimes will continue to service the rest of the global market.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/11/2020

Can I Bet at BetOnline From Texas

Can I Bet at BetOnline From Texas

You better believe you can bet on BetOnline from Texas!  Not only that but they just happen to be a long time endorsed sportsbook here at Gambling911.com

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/10/2020

How Can I Deposit Money With a Pennsylvania Sportsbook?

How Can I Deposit Money With a Pennsylvania Sportsbook?

It's becoming more difficult for those living in the state of Pennsylvania to deposit funds into one of the handful of in-state mobile sportsbook operators, so much so that some are claiming one can get monies into an offshore sportsbook much faster these days.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/10/2020

The Elephant in the Room: The 5Dimes Affiliate

The Elephant in the Room: The 5Dimes Affiliate

Players aren't the only one's impacted by 5Dimes shutting down the US market.  Some affiliate partners of the site are being paid six figures per month through their packages.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/09/2020

Best Theory We've Seen Regarding 5Dimes Abrupt Shutdown Notice

Best Theory We've Seen Regarding 5Dimes Abrupt Shutdown Notice

If you are looking to make sense of the news that 5Dimes is closing to the US market (under the guise of entering the regulated market no less....there's a better chance of that astroid hitting Earth), Venom OG at SBRForum as a plausible theory.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2020

Books Stopping Transfers With 5Dimes: Employees Caught Off Guard

Books Stopping Transfers With 5Dimes

At least two betting companies, BetAnySports and Heritage, are now stopping book-to-book transfers with 5Dimes as of Tuesday afternoon.  This comes after 5Dimes announced it is shutting down its USA-facing business in hopes of some day gaining access to the United States regulated market.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2020

NBC Acquires a Piece of PointsBet, Another Sportsbook Coming to IL

NBC Acquires a Piece of PointsBet, Another Sportsbook Coming to IL

Late last month, NBCUniversal and the PointsBet online/mobile sportsbook announced a deal in which the former would acquire a nearly 5% stake in the latter.  This followed last week with the Indiana Gaming Commission updating its list of sports betting registrants to include NBCUniversal Media LLC.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/08/2020

BetCRIS Partners With NFL in Latin America

BetCRIS Partners With NFL in Latin America

The National Football League (NFL) and Betcris, one of the main licensed and regulated sports betting operators in Latin America, today announced a new alliance, making Betcris the official betting partner of the NFL in Latin America. The deal will be the first of its kind for the NFL in Mexico, Central America and South America.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/08/2020

5Dimes Halts Transfers to BetAnySports

5Dimes Offering Transfers to BetAnyThing

After advising customers that they will be exiting the US market soon, 5Dimes has said that player funds, as well as outstanding futures bets, can be transferred to BetAnyThing.  The later company operates on 5Dimes platform but is under separate ownership.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2020

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, Sep/05/2020

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Alabama?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Alabama?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Alabama as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering.   However, there are other options.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/03/2020

Need a Pay Per Head for the Presidential Election for Georgia

Need a Pay Per Head for the Presidential Election for Georgia

If you are a bookie or agent operating from the state of Georgia chances are your players will be looking to place a bet on the upcoming Presidential elections. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/01/2020

Is Bovada Legal From Utah

Is Bovada Legal From Utah

While Bovada may be legal to bet with from the great state of Utah, there are indeed much better options, including BetUS, which offers a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $2500).

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/01/2020

How Can I Become an Independent Bookmaker

How Can I Become an Independent Bookmaker

It is easy to become an independent bookmaker.  You just will need a full service Pay Per Head software platform in order to run your business.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/01/2020

Need a Pay Per Head for the Presidential Election for the Dakotas

Need a Pay Per Head for the Presidential Election for the Dakotas

North and South Dakota-based bookies and agents will want a Pay Per Head software platform that provides a wide array of political betting props that include wins in individual states ahead of the Presidential Election.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/31/2020

Breaking News

Biden, Trump Tied in Georgia: Latest Odds

Biden Up in Iowa, Tied in Georgia: Latest Odds

Former US Vice President Joe Biden pays $200 for every $100 bet should he win Georgia, this as the polls are tightening there.

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Oklahoma

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Oklahoma

While MyBookie is currently acessible to Oklahloma residents, Gambling911-endorsed BetUS offers more generous cash bonuses (max bonus $2500) with fast payouts. 

What is a Craps Hop Bet?

Craps is one of the most popular and iconic casino games, and it might look fairly simple to most players: just make a bet and throw the dice.