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Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

You can bet college sports from Massachusetts using any number of top websites but it is likely you will not be able to do so with in-state licensed sportsbooks, assuming legislation is passed to allow these companies to be based here.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

Circa Sportsbook in Vegas is known for taking sharp action, according to David Purdum of ESPN.  When asked how that book determines "fair limits", Sportsbook Director Matthew Metcalf tweeted the following....

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

The reporting of “big” bets has become a controversial topic lately, writes Vik Chokshi of Barrett Sports Media.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/14/2020

Bad Day for Books in Week 5 NFL

Bad Day for Books in Week 5 NFL

The books really did not do well in the NFL following a stellar Saturday in College Football.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/11/2020

Can't Access the FanDuel App Outside of PA

Can't Access the FanDuel App Outside of PA

If you've loaded the FanDuel app within Pennsylvania and plan on traveling outside the state, beware there are only a few states that allow wagering on that app.  You may want to open a betting account with another site licensed outside of PA prior to your departure.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/10/2020

Players Get Crushed With Failed LSU, Florida Covers

Players Get Crushed With Failed LSU, Florida Covers

Unless you are a Gambling911.com reader, chances are you got crushed by Florida's failed cover against Texas A&M.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/10/2020

Fox Given a "Buy" Rating Thanks to Sports Betting Boost

Fox Given a "Buy" Rating Thanks to Sports Betting Boost

Fox Corp is an under-the-radar play on US sports betting, the headline reads for Wayne Duggan's report at Yahoo Finance!

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/09/2020

Are You the PPH Kind of Person?

Not everyone is built to be a pay per head (PPH) bookie.  In this guide, we’re going to explain the most common things you’ll be doing as a PPH bookie. This will help you decide if you are the kind of person built for being a bookmaker.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2020

Tennessee Titans Give First Covid-19 Scare of the NFL Season

The Tennessee Titans announced this Tuesday that 8 people in the team tested positive for Coronavirus, three players and five team personnel members. This is the first Covid-19 related issue we have faced since September 10th, when the season started, and it raised all types of flags in the league. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2020

Illinois Sports Betting Handle Reaches $114 Million

Illinois Sports Betting Handle Reaches $114 Million

The Illinois sports betting handle continues to improve month after month, and in September we saw the total sports betting handle for the month is $114 million. This is 166.7% higher than July’s $52.5 million. Out of the $140 million, almost $124 million comes from mobile or online sports betting.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/07/2020

Draftkings Takes $3M Football Futures Parlay

Draftkings Takes $3M Football Futures Parlay

Draftkings Sportsbook has taken a $3 million futures bet on three teams winning their respective divisions that would pay a whopping $5.5 million.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/06/2020

New Sportsbook Gets License Approval in Tennessee

New Sportsbook Gets License Approval in Tennessee

Tennessee-Based Action247 is among the first sports betting sites to obtain a license in the Volunteer State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/06/2020

Atlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers Bookie Line Analysis

Atlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers Bookie Line Analysis

Gambling911.com looks at ways to minimize exposure for local bookies taking action on the Falcons-Packers game.  

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/04/2020

Fixing The Wire Act: Virtual Conference Scheduled October 7

Fixing The Wire Act: Virtual Conference Scheduled October 7

Simply put, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) is an unfunded mandate requiring banks to prevent certain types of money transfers from being used for the purpose of online gambling in the USA.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/01/2020

5Dimes Agrees to Forfeit Over $46.8 Million to Resolve Criminal Probe

5Dimes Agrees to Forfeit Over $46.8 Million to Resolve Criminal Probe

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that the internet sports betting company, 5D Holdings Ltd. (operating under the unincorporated brand name, “5Dimes”) and Laura Varela, have agreed to forfeit more than $46.8 million in gambling proceeds as part of a settlement agreement in a criminal investigation into 5Dimes’ sports betting operation based in Costa Rica that allowed American gamblers to place bets, primarily through its website www.5Dimes.eu, in violation of U.S. law. Beginning in at least 2011, 5Dimes accepted wagers from and made payouts to U.S. bettors, and transferred more than $46.8 million in proceeds earned from its illegal gambling activities in such a manner as to attempt to hide the nature, location, source, and control of the funds.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/30/2020

Caesars Threatens Termination in Bid to Acquire William Hill

Caesars Threatens Termination in Bid to Acquire William Hill

Caesars Entertainment on Monday raised the stakes in a bidding war over William Hill. It has entered into advanced negotiations concerning the potential $3.7 billion takeover.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/29/2020

Titans Join Forces With BetMGM

Titans Join Forces With BetMGM

The Tennessee Titans announced today that BetMGM, the joint venture between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and GVC Holdings (LSE: GVC), is the team’s first Official Sports Betting Partner. The announcement marks a historic moment in Tennessee as it represents the state’s first official partnership between a professional sports team and sports betting platform.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/28/2020

Quinn Now Big Favorite to Be Fired First

Quinn Now Big Favorite to Be Fired First

One blown Super Bowl lead, shame on you. Back-to-back blown games in 2020…pack your belongings.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/28/2020

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints Bookie Line Analysis

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints Bookie Line Analysis

Gambling911.com looks at ways to minimize exposure for local bookies taking action on the Packers-Seahawks game Sunday.   A well run Pay Per Head solution can adjust lines accordingly.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/26/2020

South Florida Bookies: How Are They Faring?

South Florida Bookies: How Are They Faring?

Gambling911.com routinely monitors impacts on regional bookies, including those in South Florida. A well-run Pay Per Head will help guide you through any rough times.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Sep/26/2020

Las Vegas Raiders vs. New England Patriots Bookie Line Analysis

Las Vegas Raiders vs. New England Patriots Bookie Line Analysis

Gambling911.com looks at ways to minimize exposure for local bookies taking action on the Raiders-Patriots game Sunday.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/26/2020

Louisville Cardinals at Pittsburgh Panthers Betting: Pitt Gets Off to 3-0 Start

Louisville Cardinals at Pittsburgh Panthers Betting: Pitt Gets Off to 3-0 Start

For the second week in a row, the No. 24 Louisville Cardinals played a ranked matchup as they faced the No. 21 Pittsburgh Panthers on the road.  And for the second straight week, they managed to lose. Ahead of this game, the Cardinals dropped six spots after losing at home to then-No. 17 Miami by 13 in their ACC opener last Saturday.  The Cards lost to Pittsburgh 20-23.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/26/2020

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Colorado

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Colorado

While the MyBookie.ag website is accessible from Colorado, Gambling911.com recommends BetOnline with its generous welcome bonus (max bonus $1000) and lightning fast payouts.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/26/2020

Early Action on Big College Football Weekend

Early Action on Big College Football Weekend

The SEC joins the party this week and there were plenty of bloated lines.  That hasn't stopped folks from backing the likes of Alabama at -27.5. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/24/2020

How Do Sports Betting Odds Work?

How Do Sports Betting Odds Work?

Sportsbooks offer punters odds on every Sportsbet. Odds indicate the likelihood of a booked game occurrence. As a newbie or regular punter, it is essential to have an understanding of how these betting odds are calculated and how they work.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/23/2020

SBR Suspends Rating on 5Dimes, No Likelihood of Remaining in Business

SBR Suspends Rating on 5Dimes, No Likelihood of Remaining in Business

From an A+ to an Incomplete in just a matter of days, Sportsbook Review last week suspended its rating for 5Dimes as complaints mount that the company will not be honoring pending future wagers upon shutting off to the US market on Monday September 21, 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/22/2020

New Sportsbook in USA Gets Cozy With Established Players

New Sportsbook in USA Gets Cozy With Established Players

A new US-licensed sportsbook plans to focus heavily on value.  Vigtory announced its new partnership with data and digital content provider Sportradar.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/22/2020

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Connecticut

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Connecticut

You can bet on MyBookies.ag from Connecticut courtesy of BetOnline, which offers a generous welcome bonus ($1000 max bonus).

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/21/2020

Draftkings Week 2 Losses Staggering

Draftkings Week 2 Losses Staggering

Draftkings was among the sportsbooks that took a hit in Week 2 of the NFL.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/21/2020

Can I Bet on Draftkings From Tennessee

Draftkings is currently not available in Tennessee but could be soon. Other options include BetOnline where payouts are made in just a few hours, not to mention more attractive lines  You deposit as little as $50 and you will earn a 50% Bonus up to $500. - Betting Limits range from $10 to $5000+.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/14/2020

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.