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Be an Online Bookie

Be an Online Bookie

If you are looking to be an online bookie, then look no further than the pay per head industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/08/2020

Can I Bet on Draftkings From Colorado?

Can I Bet on Draftkings From Colorado?

Draftkings is now available from the state of Colorado with few restrictions.  The state gave the green light for Draftkings and other licensed online sportsbooks to beging operating online effective May 1, 2020. The only prohibitions are 21 and up permitted and no college prop bets

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/08/2020

SportsBetting.com Enters Colorado Market

SportsBetting.com Enters Colorado Market

Carousel Group, a holding company operating in the online gaming industry, announced today the licensing approval from the Colorado Division of Gaming to offer sports betting in the state. 

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/07/2020

Bookie Operation 101 For You

 Bookie Operation 101 For You

If you’ve been thinking about becoming a bookie and joining the highly profitable world of bookmaking, we have what you’re looking for. This is a very simple, straight up guide, a Bookie Operation 101 course for you, that will surely change your life.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/05/2020

888 Founder Dies in Plane Crash, Michael Jordan Gambling 'Never an Issue'

Shay Ben-Yitzhak, one of four co-founders of the global online gambling firm 888, has died in a plane crash.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/05/2020

Legalized Betting in the U.S.

Legalized Betting in the U.S.

It was a landmark moment in Colorado on Friday, and one of the state’s biggest sports stars was there to make history. Chauncey Billups, born in Denver, a college star in Boulder and an NBA champion, placed the first-ever legalized sports bet in Colorado history, as the state began its first day as the 21st state in the nation with legalized sports gambling.

 

Submitted by Payton on, May/04/2020

FanDuel Opens in Colorado, Chauncey Billups Places First Legal Bet

FanDuel Opens in Colorado, Chauncey Billups Places First Legal Bet

FanDuel Group today announced the launch of the FanDuel Sportsbook app and online experience in Colorado.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/01/2020

Colorado Sports Betting Kicks Off Friday

Colorado Sports Betting Kicks Off Friday

There won't be any Rockies to bet on in Major League Baseball, nor will there be Nuggets basketball or Avalanche hockey. There will be betting nonetheless.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/30/2020

Bengals Release Andy Dalton

Bengals Release Andy Dalton

The Bengals cleared the way for Joe Burrow to lead the team by releasing quarterback Andy Dalton, who holds several of the franchise’s passing records but couldn’t lead Cincinnati deep into the playoffs.  The Bengals are listed at 20-1 odds to win the AFC North in 2020.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/30/2020

Gambling.com Gets Colorado Approval

Gambling.com Gets Colorado Approval

Top US gambling affiiliate Gambling.com has been approved for marketing of sports betting sites in the state of Colorado.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/30/2020

Save the Dates, 23-24 June - Sports Betting & Casino North America (Virtual Conference)

Save the Dates, 23-24 June - Sports Betting & Casino North America (Virtual Conference)

The team at GamingAmericas.com (part of Hipther Agency), is honored to announce the launch of Sports Betting & Casino Summit North America. The inaugural edition which will take place between 23-24 June, will be hosted in a virtual layout while paving the way for a live conference in 2021.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/30/2020

PPH Free Trial

PPH Free Trial

If you are looking to become a sportsbook website bookie then the first thing you should do is sign up with one of the many pay per head or PPH providers. They provide a fully inclusive service where they offer bookies their sportsbook website, with all odds and lines updated up the second 24/7 which is handled directly by the PPH provider.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/29/2020

Famed Pro Sports Bettor Billy Walters to be Released From Prison

Famed Pro Sports Bettor Billy Walters to be Released From Prison

73-year-old professional sports bettor Billy Walters is expected to be released from a federal prison this weekend in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/29/2020

What We Should Know Now That Draftkings Went Public, Colts $10K Super Bowl Bet

What We Should Know Now That Draftkings Went Public, Colts $10K Super Bowl Bet

DraftKings Inc. went public on Friday despite there being little in the way of any sports.  So where do we go from here?

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Apr/28/2020

Inaugural SBC Digital Summit Underway, US Lottery Industry Under Siege from Covid19 Outbreak

Inaugural SBC Digital Summit Underway,  US Lottery Industry Under Siege from Covid19 Outbreak

Lottery executives from around the U.S. will come together as part of the Lottery Day at the SBC Digital Summit to host a session “State of Play -- U.S. Lotteries During the Coronavirus.”

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/27/2020

Things You Need to Know About the Pay Per Head

Things You Need to Know About the Pay Per Head

Pay per head bookies in 2020 are smart bookies for one reason; they keep their clients loyal. If you want a loyal client base you must sign-on with a fantastic PPH provider.  Many people think the PPH business is complicated and difficult. This is a misnomer that couldn’t be further from the truth.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/24/2020

Get the Best, From the Best Pay Per Head

Get the Best, From the Best

As the old saying goes, “The Best Things in Life are Free”. Are they? Sometimes. This old saying is certainly not always true, however, there are a few cases when it is true and when it comes to the gaming industry you must look for the freebies and the best value for your money.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/24/2020

U.S. Regulatory Update Session Kicks Off BOSA Track at SBC Digital Summit

U.S. Regulatory Update Session Kicks Off BOSA Track at SBC Digital Summit

The effects of Covid-19 on the regulatory progress of sports betting in the United States will be the first panel discussion on the Betting on Sports America (BOSA) track at the upcoming SBC Digital Summit, which takes place April 27 - May 1.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/22/2020

How to Make a Sportsbook Website

If you are looking to make a sportsbook website, then the first thing would be to sign up with one of the various pay per head providers in the market.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/21/2020

Colorado Eyes May 1 to Kick Off Sports Betting.....Without Sports

Colorado Eyes May 1 to Kick Off Sports Betting.....Without Sports

The state of Colorado is set to allow sports betting beginning May 1 despite the lack of sports currently available due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/21/2020

Have a More Pleasant Betting Experience

There are thousands of different sportsbooks all over the world, and many ways to run them and show them to the public, even though the final goal is the same for all. T

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/20/2020

Looking for Pay Per Head Providers?

Bookies are looking for answers, especially in these times. The world may be changing and the way we all do business may be changing but nothing lasts forever, and we have one constant; gamblers are still gambling. The most important thing that you can do as a bookie right now is to give your clients accessibility.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/20/2020

eSports Gets National Attention as Covid-19 Shuts Down Most Sports

eSports Gets National Attention as Covid-19 Shuts Down Most Sports

"Covid-19 is showing us how resilient [esports] is, the fact that it can be operated from anywhere," said Ben Lenihan, the president of the New Zealand Esports Federation (NZESF).

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/19/2020

Tennessee Sportsbooks Guaranteed At Least a 10 Percent Hold

Tennessee Sportsbooks Guaranteed At Least a 10 Percent Hold

Sports bettors in Tennessee might not like the idea that they can only claim a maximum of 90% their original stake.  

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/19/2020

Professional Gamblers May Be Able to Claim Benefits During Pandemic

Professional Gamblers May Be Able to Claim Benefits During Pandemic

With Nevada closing down casinos over the past few weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, professional gamblers may now be able to collect benefits from the US Government.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/18/2020

Call of Duty League Chicago Odds to Win 2020

Call of Duty League Chicago Odds to Win 2020

Call of Duty League Chicago odds to win have Atlanta FaZe as the odds-on favorite to win with a payout potential of $14.50 on every $10 bet.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/18/2020

March Revenue Plunges as Virus Shuts Casinos

March Revenue Plunges as Virus Shuts Casinos

Revenue from casinos in numerous U.S. states plunged in March as the coronavirus forced the shutdown of in-person gambling across the country in the middle of the month.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/16/2020

NBA Draft Needs for Bottom Five Teams

NBA Draft Needs for Bottom Five Teams

It is pretty clear that for a team that falls into the bottom five of the league, that they need more talent. This 2020 class features a whole lot of it, and so a few lucky teams that land the top picks will have a chance to improve significantly in 2020-21.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2020

The Benefits of Running an Online Sports Betting Site From Washington State

The Benefits of Running an Online Sports Betting Site From Washington State

Limitations to wagering on sports offers an excellent opportunity for local bookies

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/15/2020

PointsBet Shares Surge Despite Absence of Sports, VA Gov Wants Betting at NASCAR Tracks

PointsBet Shares Surge Despite Absence of Sports,  VA Gov Wants Betting at NASCAR Tracks

What is going on with PointsBet, the online sports gambling firm based out of Australia that has gained an early foothold in the US?

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/14/2020

Breaking News

PointsBet to Partner With Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, More

Sports Illustrated Gambling has learned exclusively that PointsBet Sportsbook has entered into a multi-year partnership with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC ("KSE").

New Gambling Law in the Netherlands Explained

New Gambling Law in the Netherlands Explained

From rumors to reality, the law that would legalize online gambling in the Netherlands is finally enacted by the Dutch parliament. The Remote Gambling Decree was presented to the parliament, along with two different letters filled with answers responding to questions that had earlier been raised at the previous parliamentary debates. The major points of discussion were in regards to extending the cooling-off period by six-months and whether or not to prohibit the advertisement of online gambling services. At the end of the day, the cool-off period was extended and the proposed ban on advertising was denied. 

Are Online Casinos Legal in the Netherlands?

Are Online Casinos Legal in the Netherlands?

The much-anticipated new gambling regulation in the Netherlands is changing the scene of online gambling and the gambling industry as a whole. The ministry overseeing the new gambling regulations has announced that the new legislation would transform the Dutch gambling industry. After several years of lurking in the shadows, online casino and gambling vendors are now free to roam and legally promote games to Dutch players. So yeah, online casinos have now been made legal in the Netherlands, but with a lot of rules and guidelines, enough to stifle the joy of the news.