Sportsbook News

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

Finding Pay Per Head Service Providers

Finding Pay Per Head Service Providers

Finding a top notch pay per head service provider is the most important step you can make as a bookie. There are hundreds of them out there in cyberland and the choices can be a bit overwhelming if not intimidating. There are a few basic laws of the land that you need to know before choosing a pay per head to manage your business. We don’t want to tell you who to choose, rather what you should look for before you make the choice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2020

Man Who Ran Online Sportsbooks Sentenced to 15 Months Prison

Man Who Ran Online Sportsbooks Sentenced to 15 Months Prison

A Kentucky man has been sentenced to one year and three months in prison for operating an illegal gambling operation on the internet. 

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/13/2020

Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

When the Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that the federal government was wrong to stand in the way of legal sports betting and that each state could enact its own sports betting laws, people on the fringes of the industry believed that this marked the beginning of the end for offshore bookmakers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/13/2020

Where to Bet UFC 251 Fight Island Online

Where to Bet UFC 251 Fight Island Online

You can bet UFC 251 Fight Island online at Bookmaker, now serving the sports betting community since 1986 and offering a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1600.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/11/2020

NJ Halts Bets on Ukrainian Table Tennis Due to Match Fixing

NJ Halts Bets on Ukrainian Table Tennis Due to Match Fixing

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement on Thursday ordered all sportsbooks to cease taking bets on Ukrainian table tennis.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/09/2020

Bookmaking Business for Dummies

Bookmaking Business for Dummies

If you are interested in starting your own bookmaking business then the good news is anyone can do it, and you do not even need to have any type of experience in order to be successful at it.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/09/2020

Connect With the Best at SBC Digital Summit North America

Connect With the Best at SBC Digital Summit North America

SBC Digital Summit North America is set to provide a valuable forum for sportsbook and casino operators to connect with suppliers and affiliates, thanks to its advanced networking and expo offerings.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jul/08/2020

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Riverside, CA (2020)

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Riverside, CA (2020)

RealBookies is an excellent Pay Per Head sportsbook solution for bookmakers and agents in the Riverside area.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/07/2020

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for LA County (2020)

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for LA County (2020)

RealBookies is an excellent Pay Per Head sportsbook solution for bookmakers and agents in the LA County area.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/07/2020

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Santa Clarita, CA (2020)

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Santa Clarita, CA (2020)

RealBookies is an excellent Pay Per Head sportsbook solution for bookmakers and agents in the Santa Clarita area.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/07/2020

STS Completes Betsys Acquisition, BetFred Hopeful re USA Sports Betting in '20

STS Completes Betsys Acquisition, BetFred Hopeful re USA Sports Betting in '20

Polish bookmaker STS has completed the acquisition of Czech betting software provider Betsys, in a deal it said will support its ongoing European expansion plans.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/07/2020

Can I Bet on MyBookie.ag From Florida

You can bet on MyBookie.ag from the Sunshine State but there are so many other great choices from Florida.  How about a sportsbook that allows you to open a betting account with just an email anonymously and pays in a matter of hours?

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/06/2020

Bellagio Sports Betting Error Was Biggest Ever in Vegas

Longtime Las Vegas bookmakers say they can't remember a bigger blunder in that city's history of taking sports bets.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/06/2020

Lazio v AC Milan Tips, Betting Odds - Saturday 4 July

Lazio v AC Milan Tips, Betting Odds - Saturday 4 July

Milan are out to score in their 12th straight Serie A game while Lazio have scored in 14 of 15 home league games this season

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/03/2020

Tigers Become First MLB Team to Partner With Sportsbook

The Detroit Tigers on Thursday announced a multiyear deal with sportsbook PointsBet, the first such partnership between a Major League Baseball franchise and a bookmaker.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/02/2020

How Bookies Are Keeping Players Active During the Pandemic

How Bookies Are Keeping Players Active During the Pandemic

The three types of marketing bookmakers should become familiar with are branding, acquisition, and retention campaigns. Each of these plays a crucial role in the success and development of any business in the world.  Here we focus on retention at a time when sports have been limited due to the worldwide pandemic.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jul/01/2020

Sports Gambling Demand to See Boost in July

Sports Gambling Demand to See Boost in July

July is traditionally the slowest month of the year for sports betting.  That should not be the case in July 2020 as sportsbook and gamblers alike rev up for the start of Major League Baseball, NBA and what should prove to be an exciting Major League Soccer Tournament in Orlando. 

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jul/01/2020

Bettors Exploit BetMGM Error, RHONJ Ex Hires Mobster to Attack Husband

Bettors Exploit BetMGM Error, RHONJ Ex Hires Mobster to Attack Husband

Bettors in Las Vegas last weekend exploited a mistake by BetMGM and wagered on baseball games that had already started, thus giving them an incredibly strong chance to win tens of thousands of dollars.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/30/2020

Bettors Have Best Day Since Start of Pandemic, Pinnacle Enhances eSports Platform

Bettors Have Best Day Since Start of Pandemic, Pinnacle Enhances eSports Platform

Gamblers enjoyed a great weekend thanks to La Liga and Serie A soccer matches played on Sunday.  Dave Mason of BetOnline said it was the best day for gamblers since the worldwide pandemic began.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/30/2020

Motley Fool: Is DraftKings Insider Selling a Red Flag?

One of the hottest stocks of 2020, Motley Fool notes that DraftKings just sold 46 million shares to the public less than two months after its SPAC IPO.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/29/2020

BarStool Sports Founder Dave Portnoy Caught Up in Racial Row Ahead of App Launch

BarStool Sports Founder Dave Portnoy Caught Up in Racial Row Ahead of App Launch

Jemele Hill, Contibuting writer for The Atlantic, has posted a video of Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy engaging in what she refers to as #ExposeBarStoolRacists. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/29/2020

Betting for Living

Betting for Living

To bet for a living would seem like the ideal dream job for most avid gamblers, however, in order to bet for a living, it would mean you would have to win over 70% of your wagers. The typical juice or vig on most wagers is -110 which essentially means you have to pay 10% extra on each wager placed, which is why a winning percentage of at least 70% would be needed to be consistently profitable in betting.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/28/2020

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Anaheim (2020)

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Anaheim (2020)

RealBookies is an excellent Pay Per Head sportsbook solution for bookmakers and agents in the Anaheim area.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/26/2020

Barstool Sportsbook Betting App to Launch in September

Barstool Sportsbook Betting App to Launch in September

Barstool Sports is partnering with Penn National to release its sports betting app come September, and hopefully there will be sports to bet on.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/25/2020

Juventus vs. Lecce Betting Preview

Juventus vs. Lecce Betting Preview

The Serie A is finally back! The games are being played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic and we will have an intriguing contest on Friday, when Juventus hosts Lecce.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2020

Sports Betting -- The Difference Between Sharps and Squares? Well, Here's Part of the Story 

I was on a talk show once where I was asked what the difference is between a "sharp" and a "square." 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2020

Betting The Belmont Stakes at America’s Bookie

Betting The Belmont Stakes at America’s Bookie

The 2020 Triple Crown racing series for the top three-year old thoroughbreds in the nation gets underway this Saturday with the running of the Belmont Stakes. This race also highlights a full day of major graded stakes racing at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/19/2020

How does a Sportsbook Website Work?

How does a Sportsbook Website Work?

If you are looking to be an agent and are interested in how a sportsbook website would work for your players, then the first thing you need to do is get set up with a pay per head company.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2020

Can I Bet on Fighting Illini College Football Games Online From Illinois

Can I Bet on Fighting Illini College Football Games Online From Illinois

You can bet on Illini college football games online from websites such as Jazz Sports.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Jun/06/2020

Breaking News

Phil Ivey Settles With Borgata?

Phil Ivey Settles With Borgata?

While reports surfaced this week that poker pro Phil Ivey had settled his long-standing dispute with Atlantic City's Borgata Casino, the deal has yet to be finalized.

Trump at 38.7 Percent Chance of Being Re-elected

Trump at 38.7 Percent Chance of Being Re-elected

One online sportsbook has updated its political odds, and it has created prop bets surrounding recent news regarding Dr. Fauci and Twitter.

Borgata to Reopen July 26

Borgata to Reopen July 26

The Borgata casino will reopen on July 26, the last of Atlantic City's nine gambling resorts to resume operating amid the coronavirus outbreak. The casino will host an invitation-only "soft opening" starting July 23, Borgata officials told The Associated Press, and will open its doors to everyone three days later.