Sportsbook News

How Bookies Settle Up With Customers: Why Tuesday

In the world of bookmaking, one often hears the term “settling up with customers”.  What exactly does this mean for the bookie?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/14/2014

Where to Bet College Football Online – Week 8 – Fresno State vs. Boise State Odds

If you are looking to bet College Football online this week, be sure to check out BetPhoenix.ag, which was offering Fresno State vs. Boise State at Broncos -17 odds. Get up to 175% in Free Bonus Money or $1500 at BetPhoenix.ag here – Use universal bonus code G911.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/14/2014

The Internet Gambling 21 Crew – Where Are They Now? Steve Budin Thriving in 2014

MIAMI -- A lot has changed in the Internet gambling industry since the last century.

Gambling online is now legal in a handful of states, with more states looking to join in every day.

Industry observers expect online gambling to be legal eventually in most if not all U.S. states.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/09/2014

Kay Wants Resolution in Bodog Case But Intends to Extradite If Necessary

On Tuesday, Van Smith of the Baltimore City Paper revealed a letter sent by assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Kay to the judge presiding over the case against four Bodog principals including founder Calvin Ayre, each of whom were indicted for illegal gambling and money laundering.  

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/07/2014

Bovada Sportsbook Bonus vs. BetPhoenix.ag

The Bovada Sportsbook bonus is a 50% bonus up to $250.  Compare that with BetPhoenix.ag, which offers a special 175% bonus up to $1500.  Which to choose?

Bovada, while a reputable online gambling site, appeals more to a recreational (or “square”) player base compared to BetPhoenix.ag, which does welcome high rollers as well.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/06/2014

Internet Sportsbook Bonus Offers: 50 Percent Instant Now Offered by Bet Online

For a limited time only, Bet Online is offering an instant 50 percent signup Internet sportsbook bonus.  The universal online sportsbook bonus code for Gambling911.com partner sites is G911Write it down.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/03/2014

Sportsbook Bonus Codes – BetPhoenix.ag, AceSportsbook, BetOnline

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Below we feature the latest updated bonus/promos from AceSportsbook.com, Betonline.ag and BetPhoenix.ag. 

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Submitted by Payton on, Oct/02/2014

Fantasy Sports, Live In-Play Wagering Helping to Boost Sports Betting

Fantasy Sports was a hot topic at this week’s Global Gaming Expo with daily leagues helping to fuel sports betting.

Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill, which operates sportsbooks in Las Vegas told those in attendance that “the business is very, very healthy”.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Oct/02/2014

Best Football Betting Sites – Top Bonus Offers - 2014 Season

The best football betting sites offer a wide variety of wagering opportunities, top bonus offers, favorable lines and odds, an easy-to-use interface and payout solutions that do not result in unnecessary delays.  Of course 24/7 customer service is also a given.  Always use bonus code Gambling911 when joining.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/01/2014

Bookies Get Hammered Again With Green Bay Huge Win

By far, the Green Bay Packers were the most wagered on NFL team of the day in Week 4.  Their huge 38-17 victory over Chicago was also a victory for sports bettors.  The bookies obviously got clobbered.

And it didn’t end there for the sportsbooks.

They were also hurt by other public favorites coming through: The Colts and Lions particularly.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/28/2014

Sportsbooks, Pay Per Heads See Few Disruptions With Telecommunications Overhaul

Sportsbook operators and Pay Per Head businesses breathed a collective sigh of relief Sunday morning following the conclusion of work on Costa Rica’s MAYA-1 submarine cable this weekend, one of three that provide cable service to the Central American nation.   More than 85% of online sportsbooks and nearly 100% of Pay Per Heads serving the North American player base are headquartered in Costa Rica.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/28/2014

Who the Bookies Are Rooting For on Sunday Week 4: More Free Picks

The bookies will be cheering on Chicago big time Sunday with close to 75% of the backing on Green Bay.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/28/2014

Apuestas en línea en Chile: Adonde apostar

Apostar en línea, como uno podría esperar, es algo bastante popular en la nación sudamericana de Chile. Si buscas en donde apostar, no busques más, la respuesta es BetCRIS.com, que ofrece sus servicios a todo el mercado Latinoamericano.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/23/2014

BetButler.com License Revoked by UK: Site Unavailable

In yet another black eye for UK online gambling, BetButler.com has had its licensed revoked in that nation.  As of Saturday morning, the site remained offline, though BetButler.com apparently went out of business last month.

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Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/20/2014

Apuestas en línea en Uruguay: Adonde Apostar

Las apuestas en línea, como en la mayoría de países, son muy populares en Uruguay. Si buscas en donde jugar, no busques más, el lugar es BetCRIS.com, empresa consolidada cuyo mercado es el Latinoamericano.

Los que viven en Uruguay aman los deportes, en especial del fútbol.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/17/2014

Bookies in Indiana: Notre Dame, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, More

Bookies are plentiful throughout the state of Indiana especially with Notre Dame playing so well this season to start things off.  But beware, the state’s gambling enforcers have been on a crusade in recent years.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/17/2014

Bookies Make Up Big Time for Patriots Losses: Eagles Icing on Cake

Despite getting crushed by sports bettors who were backing New England to cover against Minnesota, bookies made up for any losses with big wins by the Bears, Browns and Chargers.  In all, the Patriots represented only one of seven teams with heavy lopsided action that favored gamblers.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/15/2014

El Mejor Sitio de Apuestas en Línea para Jugadores de Habla Hispana!

Uno de los mejores sitios de apuestas en internet para jugadores de habla hispana es BetPhoenix.ag, un sitio de apuestas que cuenta con el personal profesional y experimentado que le atenderá en el idioma de su preferencia ya sea español o inglés.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/11/2014

Antigua Fires Attorney Mendel in Online Gambling Dispute With US: Had Links to WSEX

The Caribbean island of Antigua has fired attorney Mark Mendel, who for many years represented the tiny island in its dispute with the United States over online gambling.

It also made a new dramatic offer to the US Government for compensation awarded to it by the World Trade Organization. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/10/2014

Bookmaking Outsourcing at $10 Per Head

PayPerHeadAgents.com has just moved into a new state-of-the-art facility and are offering a bookmaking outsourcing package that starts as low as $10 per head (*Prices vary based on service options)

PayPerHeadAgents.com is heavily pushing its online casino platform with the understanding that it is the casino that helps supplement bookie revenues.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/09/2014

What are the Best Online Sportsbooks to Bet the NFL?

Gambling911.com has a breakdown of the very best online sportsbooks in which to bet the NFL for 2014.

AceSportsbook.com  - Enjoy Live In-Play Betting and Mobile Gambling. 

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/08/2014

The Pay Per Head Player Management Report: Simplification for Bookies

No more having to deal with customer accounting on a daily basis this Football season.  Bookies have the Pay Per Head option and their ability to provide daily Player Management Reports.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/08/2014

Breaking News: NJ AG Directive No Longer Enforcing Sports Betting Ban

Sports Betting Victory At Last!  That's what NJ State Senator Raymond Lesniak proclaimed on Monday morning.

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2014

Where to Place Football Bets Online – 2014-2015 Season

You can place all your Football bets online at any one of the fine Internet sportsbooks listed below.  Each offers their own unique bonus program, payment solutions and wagering options.  Live in-play betting and mobile is available at most of these fine books.   These are all Gambling911.com endorsed.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/07/2014

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Reputation in the Online Gambling Industry

In online gaming – and any other business, little is more important to a company than their reputation. It drives sales, brings in new customers, and allows a business to flourish.

The problem is that many businesses make several mistakes while trying to build their reputation. These mistakes sabotage their efforts, and, in many instances, lead to a reputation that is far worse than the one their company had when they began their public PR efforts.

Submitted by Ronn Torossian on, Sep/05/2014

Bookies Make Out Well for First Week of College Football

Sports bookies both online and in Vegas enjoyed a successful weekend and hope that trend continues with the start of NFL this upcoming weekend.

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Among the big hits in Vegas, Virginia covering against UCLA.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/02/2014

High Profile Names of Denver Sports Betting Clients Will Not Be Released

Jeffrey Dorschner, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Colorado, has confirmed that the names of those appearing on a client list of a multi-million dollar Denver area sports betting ring will not be made public.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/01/2014

Bookies Make Out Big to Kick Off College Football: Aggies 40-1 to Win Championship

The Texas A&M Aggies stunned South Carolina Thursday propelling the oddsmakers at Sportsbook.ag to slash their odds of winning the National Championship from 100-1 to 40-1.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/28/2014

Paddy Power Profits Plummet Unfavorable Sports Results Contribute

DUBLIN, Ireland (Reuters) - Paddy Power's operating profit fell sharply in the first half of the year after a run of unfavourable sports results, but the Irish gambling company said a second-half rebound should deliver full-year earnings growth.

Paddy Power, which has more than doubled its annual profits since 2009 on an overseas expansion and a strong performance online, leads the industry in smartphone and tablet betting.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/28/2014

Michigan Bookies: Detroit, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Grand Rapids

Michigan bookies are well placed with two of College Football’s most popular and successful programs: The Wolverines and Spartans.  Likewise, Michigan bookies can capitalize off of Detroit’s four professional sports franchises including the NFL Lions, MLB’s Tigers, NBA’s Pistons and, in recent years, the more prominent Red Wings.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/25/2014

Breaking News

Former Criminal Defense Attorney Convicted for Fraud: Used Funds to Pay Gambling Bookmakers

According to Thanh Nien News, an underground Vietnamese football betting ring with a total bet value of VND7.6 trillion ($340 million) has been taken down by Vietnam authorities.

PA Assembly Votes to Allow Online Gambling, Fantasy Sports

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to expand legalized casino-style gambling to websites, airports and mobile applications. The measure passed, 114-85, and was sent to the Senate.

NFL Super Contest No Longer Paying Out 100 Percent

The company's failure to crack down on sites that use its virtual goods as currency for bets makes it complicit in a billion-dollar gambling industry, the suit charges.