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Books Get Crushed in Week 1: All Games More Action Than NBA

Books Get Crushed in Week 1: All Games More Action Than NBA

Dave Mason of BetOnline reports that every single NFL matchup, even those showing late, as well as the Monday Night Football game, had more betting action than Sunday's poorly scheduled Clippers-Nuggets Game 6.  This one was the least wagered on Playoffs game thus far.  Denver managed to extend this series into Tuesday.  

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/13/2020

Under 21: Where Can I Bet Online From Colorado?

Though the legal age for gambling with Colorado-licensed sportsbooks is 21, sports betting sites located outside the state do allow those 18 years and up to place bets

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/13/2020

Where Can I Bet Sports From San Francisco, Oakland

Where Can I Bet Sports From San Francisco, Oakland

You can bet sports via your mobile device from San Francisco and the surrounding area using Americas Bookie. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/13/2020

SBR Pulls 5Dimes Button, Futures Outcomes Still in Dispute

SBR Pulls 5Dimes Button, Futures Outcomes Still in Dispute

Effective late Friday night, Sports Book Review, the reputable sportsbook grading website, had yanked 5Dimes banners but maintained their grade at an A+.  Earlier in the week 5Dimes announced it will be pulling out of the US market September 25. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/11/2020

Wife of 5Dimes Deceased Owner No Longer Has Time for Sportsbook

Wife of 5Dimes Deceased Owner No Longer Has Time for Sportsbook

The wife of 5Dimes murdered owner no longer felt the staff could run the business the same way her late husband could and opted for a shutdown of the behemoth US-facing sportsbook September 21.  The company will not be entering the US regulated market and it is doubtful 5Dimes will continue to service the rest of the global market.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/11/2020

Can I Bet at BetOnline From Texas

Can I Bet at BetOnline From Texas

You better believe you can bet on BetOnline from Texas!  Not only that but they just happen to be a long time endorsed sportsbook here at Gambling911.com

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/10/2020

How Can I Deposit Money With a Pennsylvania Sportsbook?

How Can I Deposit Money With a Pennsylvania Sportsbook?

It's becoming more difficult for those living in the state of Pennsylvania to deposit funds into one of the handful of in-state mobile sportsbook operators, so much so that some are claiming one can get monies into an offshore sportsbook much faster these days.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/10/2020

The Elephant in the Room: The 5Dimes Affiliate

The Elephant in the Room: The 5Dimes Affiliate

Players aren't the only one's impacted by 5Dimes shutting down the US market.  Some affiliate partners of the site are being paid six figures per month through their packages.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/09/2020

Best Theory We've Seen Regarding 5Dimes Abrupt Shutdown Notice

Best Theory We've Seen Regarding 5Dimes Abrupt Shutdown Notice

If you are looking to make sense of the news that 5Dimes is closing to the US market (under the guise of entering the regulated market no less....there's a better chance of that astroid hitting Earth), Venom OG at SBRForum as a plausible theory.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2020

Books Stopping Transfers With 5Dimes: Employees Caught Off Guard

Books Stopping Transfers With 5Dimes

At least two betting companies, BetAnySports and Heritage, are now stopping book-to-book transfers with 5Dimes as of Tuesday afternoon.  This comes after 5Dimes announced it is shutting down its USA-facing business in hopes of some day gaining access to the United States regulated market.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2020

NBC Acquires a Piece of PointsBet, Another Sportsbook Coming to IL

NBC Acquires a Piece of PointsBet, Another Sportsbook Coming to IL

Late last month, NBCUniversal and the PointsBet online/mobile sportsbook announced a deal in which the former would acquire a nearly 5% stake in the latter.  This followed last week with the Indiana Gaming Commission updating its list of sports betting registrants to include NBCUniversal Media LLC.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/08/2020

BetCRIS Partners With NFL in Latin America

BetCRIS Partners With NFL in Latin America

The National Football League (NFL) and Betcris, one of the main licensed and regulated sports betting operators in Latin America, today announced a new alliance, making Betcris the official betting partner of the NFL in Latin America. The deal will be the first of its kind for the NFL in Mexico, Central America and South America.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/08/2020

5Dimes Halts Transfers to BetAnySports

5Dimes Offering Transfers to BetAnyThing

After advising customers that they will be exiting the US market soon, 5Dimes has said that player funds, as well as outstanding futures bets, can be transferred to BetAnyThing.  The later company operates on 5Dimes platform but is under separate ownership.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2020

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is available to new customers in New York, however, there are much better options.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/05/2020

Need a Pay Per Head for the Presidential Election for Georgia

Need a Pay Per Head for the Presidential Election for Georgia

If you are a bookie or agent operating from the state of Georgia chances are your players will be looking to place a bet on the upcoming Presidential elections. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/01/2020

Is Bovada Legal From Utah

Is Bovada Legal From Utah

While Bovada may be legal to bet with from the great state of Utah, there are indeed much better options, including BetUS, which offers a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $2500).

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/01/2020

How Can I Become an Independent Bookmaker

How Can I Become an Independent Bookmaker

It is easy to become an independent bookmaker.  You just will need a full service Pay Per Head software platform in order to run your business.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/01/2020

Need a Pay Per Head for the Presidential Election for the Dakotas

Need a Pay Per Head for the Presidential Election for the Dakotas

North and South Dakota-based bookies and agents will want a Pay Per Head software platform that provides a wide array of political betting props that include wins in individual states ahead of the Presidential Election.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/31/2020

Is Paying Your PPH Service Causing You Problems?

Are you happy with your Pay per Head setup right now? Is there anything you want to improve or think you can or should be getting a better experience for? It’s important to remember that a decent pay per Head service is supposed to help you achieve your goals, make your life easier in every sense, give you full backup and support in your day-to-day operation. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2020

Como Posso Apostar em Esportes do Brasil Usando Bitcoin

Como Posso Apostar em Esportes do Brasil uUsando Bitcoin

Os brasileiros adoram apostar em esportes. Eles têm muitas opções de uso de Bitcoin e outras criptomoedas. As transações de Bitcoin ocorrem em poucas horas e estão disponíveis até mesmo durante os finais de semana, todas com taxas extremamente baixas.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/30/2020

Can I Place a Bet on the FoxBet App From Oklahoma

Can I Place a Bet on the FoxBet App From Oklahoma

FoxBet is not available from the great state of Oklahoma, but great news - BetUS, now celebrating 25 years in business, welcomes sports bettors from the Sooner State. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/29/2020

Pointsbet Inks Deal With NBC Sports

Pointsbet Inks Deal With NBC Sports

NBCUniversal and PointsBet today announced a multi-year partnership by which PointsBet becomes the official sports betting partner of NBC Sports.

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/29/2020

Where Can I Bet Sports From Atlanta

Sports betting options are only available in the Atlanta area by easily accessing a few dozen sportsbooks licensed outside the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2020

How Can I Bet Sports From Australia Using Bitcoin

How Can I Bet Sports From Australia Using Bitcoin

Because Austalia is among the world's most restrictive markets in the world when it comes to online gambling, many folks opt to place sports bets with sites licensed outside the country using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  Bitcoin transactions take place in under a few hours and are even available during weekends, all with extremely low fees.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/29/2020

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Toronto

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Toronto

While watching Raptors games you are bound to see plenty of advertisements and displays for FanDuel Sportsbook.  Unfortunately, Toronto residents are not permitted to play there.  Alternatives include BetUS, which is now celebrating its 25th year in business and offers a generous 100% welcome bonus (max bonus $2500).

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/29/2020

How Easy is it to Run My Own Online Sportsbook?

With the proper Pay Per Head software, it is easy peasy to run an online sportsbook from the comfort of your own home.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/27/2020

Betting Rule #2: Do Jump on Sides When the Books Have a Strong Opinion

Betting Rule #2: Do Jump on Sides When the Books Have a Strong Opinion

When the sportsbooks love a particular side, we as gamblers might not always know this.  But strong opinions are typically an indication that this side will be a solid bet.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/20/2020

Draftkings Sportsbook Wants Illinois Online Registration, An NFL Bubble for the Playoffs?

Draftkings Sportsbook Wants Illinois Online Registration, An NFL Bubble for the Playoffs?

Draftkings sportsbook wasn't even allowed in the state of Illinois as originally planned.  That soon changed.  But the popular US-based web gambling site is looking for something more: To allow online registration.  Currently, folks who want to join the site in Illinois must do so by registering in person, thus allowing for online sportsbooks licensed in other jurisdictions to remain competitive in Illinois.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/19/2020

Manchester City v. Olympique Lyonnais Champions League Betting Preview

The final Champions League quarterfinal game in Lisbon comes on Saturday as tournament co-favorites Manchester City take on French side Olympique Lyonnais. This matchup is the biggest one-sided fixture in the quarterfinal round with City at -384 to advance and Lyon at +875. Neither team has had much Champions League success but City are no stranger to lifting trophies with two Premier League titles and four cup titles in the last three seasons. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/15/2020

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.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/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.