Sportsbook News

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, que ofrece sus servicios a todo el mercado Latinoamericano.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/23/2014 License Revoked by UK: Site Unavailable

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


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, 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, 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 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) 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? has a breakdown of the very best online sportsbooks in which to bet the NFL for 2014.  - 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.


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 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.


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 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

Denver Area Bookie Client List Could Prove Damaging Following Guilty Plea

As reported earlier this month by, Denver area bookies and agents alike may be looking over their shoulder this football season….Worse still, they could be fearing that dreaded early AM knock on their door.

That’s because one of the state’s largest bookmaking operations has been taken down and the client’s list reportedly reads like a “Who’s Who of Denver’s Elite”.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/23/2014

Co-Founder of Pinnacle Sports George Molsbarger Charges Dismissed

The District Attorney's Office for Queens County, New York, dismissed all criminal charges today in its $50 million Internet sports betting and enterprise corruption case against prominent Southern California philanthropist George Molsbarger. Mr. Molsbarger, 68 years old, of Santa Monica, Calif., heads the Squid and Squash Foundation, a leading and innovative foundation that has given millions of dollars to improving education and the lives of underserved children.

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/21/2014

What’s a Good Place to Bet the NFL Online?

You can bet the NFL online at and get every imaginable wagering option including most futures here. is a fabulous online sportsbook that will be celebrating its second NFL betting season with

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/18/2014

What is a Good Site to Bet Football Online? would like to welcome into the fold as one of the premiere places to bet football online in 2014.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/17/2014

Bookmaker Hopes to Dominate Live In-Play Betting for 2014 Football Season recently visited the offices and its expansive state-of-the-art live in-play betting department (pictured), which may very well put even the European sportsbooks to shame.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2014 Samuel L. Jackson Promos Under Scrutiny

Popular British-based online bookmaker Bet365 has come under fire down under with its promos that feature Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson.  The company is accused by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) of failing to properly disclose terms associated with offers of free bets and deposit bonuses.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/14/2014

What Are The Safest Most Reliable Pay Per Heads?

Not all Pay Per Heads are created equal and that means safety must be adhered to at all times when considering a PPH shop.

Pay Per Head reviews offered up by are a terrific start to researching where one should manage his or her players.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2014

How Do I Open An Online Gambling Account to Bet Football (2014)?

You can open an online gambling account to bet on both the 2014 College Football season and NFL in just a matter of minutes in most cases with deposit methods that include Visa, Mastercard and Money Transfers.  Other methods are being added for this new season so be sure to check your favorite site.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/10/2014

Cincinnati Bookies: It’s All About The Bengals, Bearcats, Reds and Pete Rose

Local bookies thrive in Cincinnati, Ohio, and with good reason.  Bengals fans tend to be hardcore bettors.  But bookies also take their fair amount of action on the Reds and University of Cincinnati Bearcats as well.

Finding a local bookie is easy as pie in Cincinatti with its abundance of sports bars and pool halls.  These include the likes of Local’s Sports Bar & Grill, Knockback Nats, Rhinehaus, Tap House Grill, Rock Bottom and the Brass Tap, just to name a few.

Popular pool halls include House of Billiards, Western Bowl and Princeton Bowl.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/10/2014

Breaking News

Slot Machine & Casino Gambling Industry Market Report

Slot Machine & Casino Gambling Industry Market Report

The slot machine industry continues to grow at a healthy pace. Slots are viewed as the engine that drives the land-based casino industry as well as real money gambling online. The prospect for future growth beyond 2018 is one of the primary topics covered in a recent post on Gambling News by Rich Caesar.

Icelandic Fugitive in Bitcoin Heist Arrested in Amsterdam

Amsterdam police have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoin and other virtual currencies.

Weekslong Manhunt Ends With Capture of Degenerate Gambler Accused of Killing Husband

Weekslong Manhunt Ends With Capture of Degenerate Gambler Accused of Killing Husband

A Minnesota woman who led authorities on a weekslong manhunt after she allegedly killed her husband, then went to Florida and befriended — then killed — a woman who resembled her, is now facing charges in two states.