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Manchester City vs. Arsenal 11 March Match Postponed Due to Coronavirus: What Happens to My Bet?

Manchester City vs. Arsenal 11 March Match Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Arsenal's Premier League match against Manchester City on Wednesday has been postponed after a number of the squad made "close contact" with Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis two weeks ago.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/11/2020

Maryland Close to Allowing Sports Betting

Maryland Close to Allowing Sports Betting

The state of Maryland is inching closer to allowing licensed sports betting, including statewide mobile.  Currently residents can only wager at a select number of online sportsbooks licensed in other jurisdictions.  Many of these companies do not accept bets from Maryland residents due to prior law enforcement actions that originated from the state.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/10/2020

Can I Bet on the FanDuel App From Virginia?

Can I Bet on the FanDuel App From Virginia?

You are prohibited from placing bets on the FanDuel app from the state of Virginia however there are other great options.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/10/2020

Betting on Sports America 2020 Postponed Until December

Betting on Sports America 2020 Postponed Until December

The Coronavirus has taken another victim in the world of business as Betting on Sports America has decided to postpone its April event in the Meadowlands until December.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2020

Sports Betting Launches in Illinois

Sports Betting Launches in Illinois

The Rivers Casino sportsbook opened today in Des Plaines, Illinois with Blackhawks announcer Eddie Olczyk laying down $100 on his hometown White Sox to win the American League pennant at 16-to-1 odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/09/2020

Odds to Win The Players Championship 2020: Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, More

Rory McIlroy will pay out $650 for every $100 bet with a win in The Players Championship 2020.  John Rahm pays out $1100 on a $100 bet and Justin Thomas pays $1600.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/09/2020

Jose Bautista Trying to Come Back to MLB as a Pitcher

Jose Bautista Trying to Come Back to MLB as a Pitcher

Former slugger Jose Bautista wants to make go back to the majors as a reliever. Babe Ruth did it the other way around. The Great Bambino started as a pitcher, a pretty good one actually and then became a legendary slugger, one of the greatest of all-time.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 9, 2020: Illinois Sports Betting Kicks Off Today

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 9, 2020: Illinois Sports Betting Kicks Off Today

The Rivers Casino in Des Plaines has received initial approval to offer sports betting in the state of Illinois starting today March 9, 2020 just in time for March Madness.  The Tournament tips off March 17.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2020

How Good is Americas Bookie: Players Speak

How Good is Americas Bookie: Players Speak

"Underrated", "impressive", "outstanding", these are just some of the things being said about Americas Bookie.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2020

MoPlay No Pay as Company Becomes Insolvent

Company admits inability to pay following gaming license suspension

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/08/2020

Bet the Gonzaga Bulldogs March Madness 2020: Payout Odds to Win NCAA Men's Tournament

Bet the Gonzaga Bulldogs March Madness 2020: Payout Odds to Win NCAA Men's Tournament

The Gonzaga Bulldogs odds of winning the 2020 NCAA Men's College Basketball Championship were set at anywhere from 6/1 to 10/1 dependingon the book as of March 6. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/07/2020

Adesanya vs. Romero Headlines UFC 248 in Las Vegas

Adesanya vs. Romero Headlines UFC 248 in Las Vegas

We’re in for a treat this Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, where we’ll enjoy the action and excitement of UFC 248, with a series of incredible bouts that will surely keep us in the edge of our seats.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/07/2020

Ohio State Buckeyes at Michigan State Spartans Betting Preview

Ohio State Buckeyes at Michigan State Spartans Betting Preview

When Ohio State and Michigan State square off on Sunday, two teams that have fluctuated between looking like top-10 teams at certain points and also teetered on the verge of being NCAA Tournament team’s during their roughest stretches. These two teams have yet to play this year, so there is some unfamiliarity between the two conference foes. Michigan State has an opportunity to lock-in the Big 10 regular season crown with a win, while Ohio State will hope to take on the role of spoiler. As the Big 10 regular season comes to a close, we should have a fun one out in East Lansing on our hands.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/07/2020

Sports Betting Hall of Fame Announces Five New Members

The Sports Betting Hall of Fame will see five new members inducted next year at the Betting on Sports America conference in New Jersey, organized by SBC.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/06/2020

Major Operator CEOs Confirmed for Betting on Sports America 2020

Major Operator CEOs Confirmed for Betting on Sports America 2020

Betting on Sports America 2020’s status as the unmissable forum where all the key players gather to learn about future developments in the US sports betting industry has been further enhanced by a stellar line-up for the event’s CEO panel.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/06/2020

Illinois Fighting Illini at Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Pick - Thursday March 5, 2020

Illinois Fighting Illini at Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Pick - Thursday March 5, 2020

The Big Ten Conference is the best league in the country this season, with at least 10 teams expected to earn a trip to the NCAA Tournament. The standings seem to change every night as teams continue to jockey for playoff seeding in the conference tournament. The Ohio State Buckeyes will host the Illinois Fighting Illini on Thursday night in a game that will definitely play a role in how the tournament plays out.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2020

Famed Parlay Bettor Under Criminal Investigation for Threatening Pro, College Athletes

Pepperdine player told he would be beheaded and family burned alive, Blue Jays player referred to be a racial epitaph and told he would be beheaded and daughters gassed.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/04/2020

Can I Bet on Bovada From South Dakota?

Can I Bet on Bovada From South Dakota?

Bovada and other sites are accessible from South Dakota and soon voters will decide whether to allow sports betting in Deadwood after the House on Tuesday March 2, 2020 passed a proposal to put the question on the November ballot.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/04/2020

Can I Bet on the Bovada Site From Washington State

Can I Bet on the Bovada Site From Washington State

A bill to allow sports gambling in Washington state, but only at Indian casinos, has been approved by a state Senate committee despite concerns about a controversial emergency clause attached to it.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/03/2020

What is a Bookmaker?

What is a Bookmaker?

If you're looking to start betting regularly or become a bookie, it's important that you have an understanding of who bookmakers are and what they do.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/27/2020

Louisville Cardinals at Florida State Seminoles Betting Pick

Louisville Cardinals at Florida State Seminoles Betting Pick

First place in the Atlantic Coast Conference will be on the line when the Florida State Seminoles host the Louisville Cardinals. Both teams come into this matchup with just three losses in conference play, with just two weeks remaining in the regular season. The Duke Blue Devils are also in the mix to win the league title, but this game will go a long ways towards deciding the eventual champion. Florida State stunned the Cardinals in Louisville earlier this season winning by a score of 78-65. Louisville will be looking for revenge over the Seminoles on Monday night.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/24/2020

Clippers Sign Former Pistons Point Guard Reggie Jackson

Clippers Sign Former Pistons Point Guard Reggie Jackson

The Pistons bought out point guard Reggie Jackson and he will reportedly sign with the Clippers. They were after free agent point guard Darren Collison but he decided to stay retired. This opened a roster for Jackson to fill.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2020

NBA Betting – Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers

NBA Betting – Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers

The NBA returns with the Nets a +8 underdog in Philadelphia

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Feb/20/2020

Butler Bulldogs at Seton Hall Pirates Betting Pick

Butler Bulldogs at Seton Hall Pirates Betting Pick

The Seton Hall Pirates sit atop the Big East Conference standings with just a few weeks remaining, but they still have some work left to do to stay there. Seton Hall will host the Butler Bulldogs on Wednesday night in a battle of ranked teams that will be playing in March. Butler suffered a 78-70 home loss to the Seton Hall Pirates earlier in the year, and they will be looking for some revenge in this game.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2020

Can I Bet on Bovada From Kentucky?

Can I Bet on Bovada From Kentucky?

Bovada is accessible from the state of Kentucky but sites like BetOnline offer much better options including a welcome bonus that features a maximum $1000 potential and lightning fast payouts.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/19/2020

Can I Play on Fox Bet From Illinois?

Can I Play on Fox Bet From Illinois?

You will not be able to play on Fox Bet from Illinios, at least not yet.  The company has opted not to allow those in Illinois to place wagers until it obtains a license from state regulators.  Currently sites like BetOnline, which are licensed outside the state, are available for real money betting within Illinois (residents and visitors alike can play on the site).

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/18/2020

Matchbook Betting Exchange UK License Suspended

Matchbook Betting Exchange UK License Suspended

The United Kingdom Gaming Commission has temporarily suspended the license of Matchbook betting exchange for reasons that are not yet clear.  All betting has ceased as a result.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/17/2020

Colorado Rockies to Trade Nolan Arenado?

Colorado Rockies to Trade Nolan Arenado?

Colorado Rockies star third baseman Nolan Arenado recently shared a note with his fans after some comments voicing displeasure.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/14/2020

PointsBet and NBA Announce Multiyear Sports Betting Partnership

PointsBet and NBA Announce Multiyear Sports Betting Partnership

PointsBet, a top-tier global sportsbook operator, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a new multiyear partnership, making PointsBet an Authorized Sports Betting Operator of the NBA.  The partnership marks PointsBet's first with a professional sports league in the U.S.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/14/2020

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Washington State

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Washington State

While MyBookie is currently acessible to Washington STate residents, Gambling911-endorsed Jazz Sports offers more generous cash bonuses with payouts often in hours (through BTC and BCH). 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/12/2020

Breaking News

Draftkings Loses $161M Amid Pandemic, LeoVegas Revenues Surge

Draftkings Loses $161M Amid Pandemic, LeoVegas Revenues Surge

Without sports, the bookmakers were bound to take quite a hit.  During the global pandemic, books had to resort to simulations, Belarus football and - by far the most popular of all sports - Russian table tennis.   None of this really helped it seems.

Trade Group Report: Gambling Economy Hit Hard by Coronavirus

Trade Group Report: Gambling Economy Hit Hard by Coronavirus

The coronavirus and efforts to fight it have hit U.S. casinos and legal gambling businesses hard, leading to a nearly 79% drop in commercial gambling revenue for the second quarter of 2020, the industry’s trade association reported Thursday.

Neptune Man Arrested in Mugging of Keyport Man Returning From Monmouth Park

Suspect Arrested in Mugging of Keyport Man Returning From Monmouth Park

Authorities have made an arrest over a year after a Keyport, New Jersey man was robbed returning home from winning a significant amount of money at Monmouth Park.