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Gambling and Sports Betting News January 5, 2020: Two Convert $3K Into Nearly $1.5 Million

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday January 5, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2020

GTBets Expected to Close Customer Accounts in Michigan, New Hampshire

GTBets Expected to No Longer Take Bets From Michigan, New Hampshire Residents

GTBets.eu (graded B+ by Sportsbook Review) will soon cease taking bets from Michigan and New Hampshire now that both states have legalized in-state sports betting. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/31/2019

JJ Watt Returns to Texans Active Roster: Line Still at Houston -2.5

JJ Watt Returns to Texans Active Roster: Line Still at Houston -2.5

JJ Watt is back on the Houston Texans active roster to face the Bills in this weekend's Wildcard game.  The oddsmakers still held the Texans at -2.5 immediately following confirmation, though it can be argued his likely return had already been baked into the opening line. 

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Dec/31/2019

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Indiana?

Great news Indiana!  As of October 2019 the FanDuel Sportsbook app is available to those living in and visiting the state.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Dec/31/2019

Where Can I Bet You Know Who vs. Sparking Arrow Gaming - Betting Odds

Where Can I Bet You Know Who vs. Sparking Arrow Gaming - Betting Odds

You Know Who takes on Sparking Arrow Gaming in the DOTA China Development League (Season 2) 31 December, 2019 US, Canada, South America 10 pm EST (1 January 2020 most regions).

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Dec/31/2019

How to Be a Bookie With No Experience in Sports Betting

If you're interested in becoming a bookie, look no further.  Bookies have been around for hundreds of years, but today's bookies are much different than those of the past. It was common to see bookies standing nearby sporting events, taking bets from spectators.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/30/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News December 29, 2019: Bet365 Accused of Using “Backdoor Algorithms” to Block Potential Big Winners

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday December 29, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/29/2019

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Baltimore?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Baltimore?

There are numerous fine sports betting websites accessible throughout the Baltimore area, though Maryland itself has not yet authorized in-state sportsbook operations.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/29/2019

Demand for Draftkings Sportsbook App in Illinois Remains High

Draftkings is prohibited from entering the Illinois sports betting market for the next two years.  The brand continues to be the most searched for in the sports betting space within Illinois.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/28/2019

Chargers-Chiefs Betting Odds Week 17

The Chargers-Chiefs game does have meaning for KC, which is a -9.5 favorite.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/28/2019

The Search for Bookie Software in the Houston Area

The Search for Bookie Software in the Houston Area

Houston's sports betting market and demand for bookie software has accelerated with the wide acceptance of the activity in mainstream media, primarily during sporting events.  Texas has no intentions of legalizing sports betting any time soon and probably not in our lifetime.  The state's stance towards gambling in general is not very good.  This is mostly a result of its staunch conservative values.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/28/2019

Small Time Bookies Can Still Generate A Great Profit—Here's How

Bookies don’t have to compete with Vegas—it’s not profitable. However, they can still generate great profit with being small time bookies. How? Find out the 3 pay per head tools you can use to generate more profit.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2019

Find a Sportsbook Near Houston

Find a Sportsbook Near Houston

A few dozen online sportsbooks are accessible from the Houston area

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/28/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News December 28, 2019: Bet.Works’ Jay Rood on What’s in Store for US Sports Betting in 2020

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday December 27, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/28/2019

Clemson vs. Ohio State Winning Margin Prop Bets - CFP Semifinal

Clemson vs. Ohio State Winning Margin Prop Bets - CFP Semifinal

 Gambling911.com has your Winning Margin odds for Clemson vs.Ohio State. The Tigers are a -2.5 to -3 point favofire here. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/27/2019

Sports Betting Search Reveals Out of New Jersey - December 27, 2019

The New Jersey legalized sports betting industry will at some point mature.  The sector is still in its early stages and, by most accounts, has enjoyed great success.  Gambling911.com has observed some of the sports betting-related searches originating from the state.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/27/2019

DigiDay: Gambling WIll Overwhelm Media in 2020

DigiDay: Gambling WIll Overwhelm Media in 2020

With legalization of sports betting taking shape across the US, sports media companies should reap the rewards in 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/27/2019

Sports Betting in US Surges But for How Long?

Sports Betting in US Surges But for How Long?

Since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2018 allowed sports betting to be legalized in every state, its popularity has soared and now about a third of the nation’s population lives in a place where it is legal — including Iowa.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/27/2019

Daily Casino Gambling News - December 26, 2019: Connecticut Governor Wants Sports Betting

Daily Casino Gambling News - December 26, 2019: Connecticut Governor Wants Sports Betting

Connecticut's odds of legalizing sports betting are a little longer than some states.  This is due to the Tribal influence and some conflicts with state lawmakers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/26/2019

Which Online Sportsbooks Offer a 50 Percent Signup Bonus?

Which Online Sportsbooks Offer a 50 Percent SIgnup Bonus?

While there are multiple online sportsbooks offering a 50 percent signup bonus, it's what's in the fine print that really counts.  More specifically, savvy sports bettors tend to look at the rollover requirements.  JazzSports.ag, for example, only requires a 12x rollover on the 50 percent signup and, more importantly to many gamblers, it's a CASH BONUS (not a free play). 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/26/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada From Louisiana?

Can I Bet on Bovada From Louisiana?

While Bovada is indeed accessible from the great state of Louisiana, a better option is Americas Bookie thanks to the personalized service, limited information needed to join (name, text number and a valid email) and super fast payouts.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/26/2019

LA Clippers vs LA Lakers Prop Bets - Christmas 2019

Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis are listed as questionable, but both are expected to start against the Clippers in the Christmas Day meeting.  The Lakers are a -2 favorite in this game.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Dec/24/2019

Bet on the Cotton Bowl Classic: Memphis Vs. Penn State

Bet on the Cotton Bowl Classic: Memphis Vs. Penn State

This years Cotton Bowl Classic is between two programs that have never faced each other, the Memphis Tigers and the Penn State Nittany Lions. The Memphis Tigers look to claim their first bowl victory since 2014, Penn State however is looking to claim that victory for themselves.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/24/2019

Jazz Sports Sees Rating Improvement From SBR

Jazz Sports Sees Rating Improvement From SBR

JazzSports.ag has seen its ratings improve in recent weeks at the grading site SportsBookReview.com.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/24/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News December 23, 2019: These Stocks Are Climbing in Wake of Draftkings Going Public

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday December 23, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/23/2019

Bitpunter Shaking Up the Online Casino, Sportsbook Crypto Landscape

Bitpunter Shaking Up the Online Crypto Landscape

Bitpunter is being described as the ‘world's first transmining sportsbook and casino’.  What’s that? Instead of gamblers paying a currency trading fee, they are given tokens – and Bitpunter’s model pays back 80% of net gaming revenue to token holders. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/23/2019

Notable Bets in NFL Week 16, NBA and the Early, Sunday Night Damage

Notable Bets in NFL Week 16, NBA and the Early Damage Undone Some

Among the notable bets this past weekend, an Australian gambler lost a six-figure moneyline bet on the Dallas Mavericks to beat the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/23/2019

Draftkings to Go Public

Draftkings to Go Public

Draftkings is set to go public through a triple-merger deal with SBTech and acquisition firm Diamond Eagle.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/23/2019

PricePerPlayer.com Review, Latest News

PricePerPlayer.com Review, Latest News

PricePerPlayer.com is an excellent choice for a Pay Per Head software, famous for its $5 per head (per player offer).  A breakdown of other features appears below.  Additionally, PricePerPlayer.com is quite active in social media. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/22/2019

Draftkings Sportsbook, PokerStars Searches Surge in Michigan After Bill Signed Into Law

Draftkings Sportsbook, PokerStars Searches Surge in Michigan After Bill Signed Into Law

After Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill into law allowing for sports betting, online poker and casino games in the state, search inquiries for Draftkings and PokerStars shot up dramatically, according to monitoring of the Gambling911.com website.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/20/2019

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.