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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 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 BetOnline (SBR A+ Rating) has some of the best current deals with a signup bonus up to $1000, payouts in just a few hours and the most competitive odds.

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

Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams Betting Preview

Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams Betting Preview

Two of the bounce-back teams in the NFL this season get together in Week 7 as the 5-1 Chicago Bears travel west to face the 4-2 Los Angeles Rams. Both teams made the playoffs in 2018 but missed out last year. The game kicks off Monday at 8:15 p.m. ET at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., and will be televised on ESPN.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2020

Cincinnati Bearcats at SMU Mustangs College Football Betting Preview

Cincinnati Bearcats at SMU Mustangs College Football Betting Preview

Two of the remaining Group of Five unbeaten teams go head-to-head in the American Athletic Conference this week as No. 16 SMU (5-0) hosts No. 9 Cincinnati (3-0). The contest kicks off Saturday at 9 p.m. ET at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas and will be televised on ESPN2.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2020

Accusations Levied Against William Hill for Cheating on In-Game Bets

Accusations Levied Against William Hill for Cheating on In-Game Bets

Nevada's William Hill operations have been accused of cheating players with in-game wagers, accusations that Hill calls "outrageous".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/20/2020

BetOnline Back Up After Massive Cyber Attack

BetOnline Under Aggressive Cyber Attack

BetOnline has come under an aggressive cyber attack per the site itself and Dave Mason, who continues to monitor the situation after taking a previously scheduled day off.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/18/2020

College Foootball 2020 Week 7 Morning Odds, Betting Action

Gambling911.com has your 2020 college football morning odds and action.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/17/2020

Clemson Tigers at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets College Football Betting Preview

Clemson Tigers at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets College Football Betting Preview

Top-ranked Clemson took out No. 7 Miami 42-17 last week at home and now heads on the road to face 2-2 Georgia Tech. Clemson has won 47 straight Saturday games dating back to November of 2016. This Saturday kickoff is scheduled for noon ET at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta and will be televised on ABC.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2020

What's the Line on the Georgia-Alabama Game With Saban Having Covid?

What's the Line on the Georgia-Alabama Game With Saban Having Covid?

When the Georgia-Alabama line opened, Bama was a -6 favorite.  The line dropped to -4 almost immediately.  Days later the number fell to -3.5 and has hovered around -4.5 since Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban disclosed his Covid-19 diagnosis. With a false negative, Saban confirmed coaching this game.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/16/2020

Real Bookies "Always Look for a Reason TO PAY a Customer”

Real Bookies "Always Look for a Reason TO PAY a Customer”

A common misconception: Bookies like to find ways NOT to pay players. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/16/2020

Breaking News

Bitcoin Beat: BTC Nosedives, April 20 ‘Doge Day’?

Bitcoin Beat: BTC Nosedives, April 20 ‘Doge Day’?

Plus Calvin Ayre talks Bitcoin SV and why it is the most valuable blockchain network.

The Indian Online Casino Market Is Still Full of Potential

The Indian Online Casino Market Is Still Full of Potential

It shouldn’t come as news that online gambling has been on the rise the past decade. Spinning on slot machines, betting on sports and playing table games against real dealers over a livestream has absolutely exploded in popularity. The boom of internet gambling started off in Europe, but has quickly spread to countries all over the world. Nonetheless India. 

Sports Betting Briefs: Don't Hold Your Breath on Alabama

Sports Betting Briefs: Don't Hold Your Breath on Alabama

A four-package bill has just gotten through Alabama Senate after falling short by two votes.  All it took was a little tweaking.