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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

Michigan Nears Launch of Online Sports Betting

Michigan Nears Launch of Online Sports Betting

Michigan casinos could launch online sports betting and gambling games in December once state lawmakers waive the remaining time they have to review proposed licensing rules.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/30/2020

Start a Sportsbook Betting

Start a Sportsbook Betting

To start a book betting is actually very simple nowadays, instead of back in the day when everything had to be done by hand, and the betting options were extremely limited.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/28/2020

Kentucky Wildcats at Florida Gators College Football Betting Preview

Kentucky Wildcats at Florida Gators College Football Betting Preview

Two SEC teams trending in opposite directions meet over Thanksgiving weekend as the No. 6 Florida Gators (6-1) host the Kentucky Wildcats (3-5). These teams usually meet in September and play in-state rivals at the end of November but the 2020 schedule has everything flipped around.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/25/2020

Sports Betting Has Been Big Business for States

Sports Betting Has Been Big Business for States

The numbers don't lie.  Since a handful of states legalized sports betting over the past two years, the take has been staggering.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/24/2020

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over $19K, Approaches All Time High

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over $19K, Approaches All Time High

The Bitcoin surge continues as the cryptocurrency surpassed the $19,000 mark Tuesday morning.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/24/2020

Can I Play the $25 Million Thanksgiving Contest at Draftkings From My State?

Can I Play the $25 Million Thanksgiving Contest at Draftkings From My State?

Draftkings daily fantasy sports contests are available in most states, with some exceptions we list below.  Draftkings sports betting is only available in a handful of US states however

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/23/2020

"Tony Meatballs" and Others Indicted for Sports Betting, Heroin Distribution, More

"Tony Meatballs" and Others Indicted for Sports Betting, Heroin Distribution, More

More than a dozen alleged mobsters have been charged as part of a sweeping federal indictment unsealed on Monday including one 72-year-old named Anthony “Tony Meatballs’’ Gifoli.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/23/2020

GLI Insights on How to Navigate Future of Gaming at Betting on Sports America

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) will host a roundtable at next month’s Betting on Sports America - Digital that will focus on the industry’s evolving product and service offerings. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/23/2020

How Do Bookies Get Business?

How Do Bookies Get Business?

Bookies get business a number of ways.  Below, Gambling911.com examines just a few courtesy of our friends at PricePerPlayer.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/22/2020

Can I Bet Sports on the FanDuel App From Oklahoma

Can I Bet Sports on the FanDuel App From Oklahoma

You are prohibited from betting sports on the FanDuel app from Oklahoma.  There are alternatives, however.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/18/2020

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, Nov/18/2020

Ravens Cover, Over 44 Would Be Biggest Loss of Season for One Book

Ravens Cover, Over 44 Would Be Biggest Loss of Season for One Book

Books needed a Patriots cover of +7 and the Under 44.  If both failed to come through, this would be the biggest single season loss for Super Book, David Purdum of ESPN reports.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/15/2020

Nick Chubb Costs Gamblers Dearly

Nick Chubb Costs Gamblers Dearly

Nick Chubb's decision at the 1-yard line ended up costing bettors as the Cleveland Browns failed to cover a 4.5-point spread.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/15/2020

Clemson Tigers at Notre Dame Fighting Irish College Football Betting Preview

Clemson Tigers at Notre Dame Fighting Irish College Football Betting Preview

The second showdown of the season featuring two top-five teams comes this weekend in the ACC as two undefeateds go head to head. The No. 1 Clemson Tigers (7-0, 6-0) travel to face the No. 4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-0, 5-0) with the inside track to an ACC Championship Game spot on the line. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2020

Oklahoma State Cowboys at Kansas State Wildcats College Football Betting Preview

Oklahoma State Cowboys at Kansas State Wildcats College Football Betting Preview

It was a tough week for the Big 12 as far as the College Football Playoff and rankings go, and two of the teams who need bounce-back wins face off this week. The No. 14 Oklahoma State Cowboys (4-1, 3-1) travel to face the Kansas State Wildcats (4-2, 4-1), and one team will leave in first place in the conference. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2020

Is MyBookie Legal in North Carolina?

Is MyBookie Legal in North Carolina?

MyBookie is a popular online sportsbook that is accessible from North Carolina  At this time they are not endorsed by Gambling911.com.  Instead, we recommend Jazz Sports, in business since 1996.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Nov/02/2020

Can't Access Action 24/7 From Outside Tennessee to Bet Sports

Can't Access Action 24/7 From Outside Tennessee to Bet Sports

Action 24/7 is the new and exciting first of its kind in the world of US-based legalized sports betting as a local company with little gambling experience enters the Tennessee marketplace.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/01/2020

Can I Bet on Fanduel With My Mobile Device From Tennessee?

Can I Bet on Fanduel With My Mobile Device From Tennessee?

FanDuel, BetMGM and Draftkings were all set to launch their mobile sports betting products Sunday November 1 just in time for the halfway mark of the NFL.  Tennessee is the first state to legalize online sports betting without being home to a single land-based casino.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/01/2020

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From New York?

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From New York?

While FanDuel is not available for betting online from the state of New York, BetOnline IS, and they offer a generous welcome bonus (maximum $1000).

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/31/2020

Can't Bet on Rutgers Games From New Jersey? These Books Look to Capitalize

Can't Bet on Rutgers Games From New Jersey?  These Books Look to Capitalize

New Jersey's legalized sportsbooks are going gangbusters, sort of.  Despite there being around a dozen sports betting apps on the New Jersey market, FanDuel and Draftkings own better than 70% of it.  That leaves the other ten or so to fight over crumbs.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/31/2020

Can I Bet on MyBookie.ag From Texas?

Can I Bet on MyBookie.ag From Texas?

MyBookie.ag is a popular online sports betting site accessible from Texas, however, Gambling911.com's Bookmaker (SBR A+ Rating) has some of the best current deals with a signup bonus up to $1600, payouts in just a few hours and the most competitive odds.  Bookmaker does not require one to join using a street address or city and will never ask for your social security number.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/31/2020

Can I Bet on FanDuel Sportsbook App From Ohio?

Can I Bet on FanDuel Sportsbook App From Ohio?

You cannot bet on the FanDuel app from Ohio, however, BetUS does welcome you with a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $2500).

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/30/2020

Can I Bet on FanDuel From Massachusetts?

Can I Bet on FanDuel From Massachusetts?

You cannot be on FanDuel from Massachusetts but our friends at BetUS will welcome you with their generous signup bonus (max bonus $2500)

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/30/2020

Can I Bet Sports With FanDuel From North Carolina?

 Can I Bet Sports With FanDuel From North Carolina?

FanDuel does not take bets from those in North Carolina.  BetUS does accept bets from North Carolina residents and visitors, including betting on the Elections.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/30/2020

Mobile-Friendly Betting Software

Mobile-Friendly Betting Software

Technology can be a wonderful thing, and as a result, it has completely revolutionized the entire gambling industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/29/2020

5Dimes Seeks to Enter Legal New Jersey Sports Betting Market

5Dimes Seeks to Enter Legal New Jersey Sports Betting Market

The widow of deceased 5Dimes founder Sean "Tony" Creighton is seeking to obtain a sports betting license in the state of New Jersey after entering into a $47 million settlement agreement with the US feds and shutting the book down to the US market.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/28/2020

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

On Wednesday, Circa, Stevens' new resort in downtown Las Vegas, opens with what's being billed as the "world's largest sportsbook."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2020

Chiefs a -21.5 Favorite vs. Jets in Week 8

The Kansas City Chiefs open as an unprecedented -21.5 favorite versus the New York Jets in Week 8.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/25/2020

Can't Bet the Illini From Illinois

Can't Bet the Illini From Illinois

Licensed Illinois sports betting apps do not permit wagering on in-state college teams.  You can get around this by signing up with a sportsbook licensed outside the state but still accessible within Illinois. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/23/2020

Breaking News

Gambling for Real Money in Australia - Is It Legal and Profitable?

Gambling for Real Money in Australia - Is It Legal and Profitable?

It seems impossible to play and earn money when every penny comes from hard work and diligence. But thanks to online gambling Australia, you can succeed after a few bets. If you do not want to risk your investments, then this method is not for you.

Experts Believe Covid-19 and Fan Eagerness May Expand Sports Betting in US

Experts Believe Covid-19 and Fan Eagerness May Expand Sports Betting in US

Experts believe that huge holes in state budgets due to the coronavirus pandemic and the demonstrated eagerness of fans to bet on sports are likely to spur a further expansion of sports betting and online casino gambling.

Poker Power Couple Announces Marriage

Poker Power Couple Announces Marriage

Not since Chucky's Bride and the Unabomber (Jennifer Tilly and Phil Laak) has their been a poker super couple the likes of Loni Harwood and Phillip Hui.  And now comes word the two have tied the knot.