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State Trooper and Others Accused of Running Gambling, Prostitution Ring Claim Activity was Legal

State Trooper and Others Accused of Running Gambling, Prostitution Ring

An attorney for a co-defendant's counsel said Friday during a pretrial conference that the defense will seek to call an expert to testify explaining why the gaming machines seized are actually legal.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/02/2022

Software for Betting Odds

Software for Betting Odds

Nowadays there are many different software options available for betting odds and if you are looking to book action then the best option is to go with a state of the art pay per head bookie service. These services provide thousands of betting odds each day for players to bet on and they update all the betting odds up to the second and 24/7. 

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Sep/25/2022

How Much Does a College Bookie Make?

How Much Does a College Bookie Make?

When you are in college you are surrounded by fellow students and depending on which school you attend this could mean being on a campus with several thousand people. Young adult men between the ages of 21 to 25 are the fastest growing market in the betting industry.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Sep/25/2022

Can You Be Your Own Bookie?

Can You Be Your Own Bookie?

If you are looking to be your own bookie then the best way to do that would be to utilize a pay per head bookie service. These services are made specifically so anyone can become a bookie and then accept wagers from people they know.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Sep/25/2022

Big Bets Come in on Week Two Monday Night Football Games

Action was mostly balanced on the Vikings Eagles game Monday night.  51% was on Minnesota at +3, 51% on the Vikings moneyline of +125, and 57% was om the Over 49.5.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/19/2022

Joel Soper: Money Made From Dealing Coke in College All Went Towards Fueling Gambling Addiction

Joel Soper: Money Made From Dealing Coke in College All Went Towards Fueling Gambling Addiction

This past weekend, professional sports bettor and proprietor of Spank Odds, Gadoon “Spanky” Kyrollos, sat down with Joel Soper.  He's a fellow pro bettor (in recovery) who penned the book Never Enough Zeroes.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/19/2022

Favorites, Overlays and Nearly All the Public Backed Teams Come Through Early - Week 3

College Football Public Bettors Win

Here are your 2022 College Football Week 3 betting results along with the action, overlays, underlays and line movement analysis for the afternoon and early evening games.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/17/2022

Sportsbook Operator Who Ran Bookie Business for Over 15 Years Indicted by DOJ Accused of Mob Links, Extortion

Sportsbook Operator Indicted by DOJ Accused of Mob Links

Plus why the slow rollout of sports betting in Massachusetts?

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/15/2022

Underlays Were Stellar for the Dogs This Past Weekend in Both NFL and College Football

Underlays Were Stellar for the Dogs This Past Weekend in Both NFL and College Football

The underlays really came through strong last week for the dogs , primarily in the NFL.  Whether this trend continues remains to be seen. On Wednesday, Gambling911.com took a look at some of the early overlays and underlays in the NFL for Week 2.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/14/2022

Betting Alerts: UCF Double Result is Just -110. Razorbacks Seeing 80% of Action at -9

Betting Alerts: UCF Double/Double is Just -110.

There’s one nationally-televised game Friday night as Central Florida hosts Louisville on ESPN.  The Knights are a -6 point favorite.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/09/2022

Pinnacle Sports Has Obtained a Sports Betting License in Canada: Is the US Next?

Pinnacle Sports Has Obtained a Sports Betting License in Canada:  Is the US Next?

Pinnacle Sports set to launch soon, though no specific date given.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/09/2022

Betting Alerts: Nate Diaz Still a Massive Liability, PointsBet Moves Ravens-Jets Line to -7.5 for 20 Minutes

Betting Alerts: Nate Diaz Still a Massive Liability

"Saturday's Khamzat Chimaev (-1500) vs Nate Diaz (+700) fight is still trending to be the biggest MMA decision in the history of the company," suggests Dave Mason of BetOnline.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/09/2022

Top Benefits of a Gambling Business

Top Benefits of a Gambling Business

What's with the explosion of gambling online sites? What are the benefits of the gambling business, and why would you want to run one? Find out here.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/07/2022

Is it Legal to Be a Bookie in Canada?

Gambling is a huge market, and it is estimated that Canadians wager over $20 billion annually. The laws have changed and Canadian provinces are given exclusive authority to administer legalized forms of gambling. However, the best way to ensure that it is legal to be a bookie in Canada is by speaking to a local attorney in your province to see the specific gambling rules in that district.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2022

Vice News: The Rise of Mobile Betting is Leaving People Ruined

Vice News: The Rise of Mobile Betting is Leaving People Ruined

Plus John Wright of StatsDrone discusses why gaming affiliates might want to seek out investors.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/06/2022

Becoming a Football Bookie: What Skills Do I Need?

Becoming a Football Bookie

To become a football bookie today, your skills need only be a love for football and all things sports (news flash: your customers will be wanting to bet more than just the NFL and college games), and you'll need some marketing skills.  Outside of that, let the Pay Per Head do everything else for you.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/06/2022

Books Take Early Hit Week 1 College Football

Books Take Early Hit Week 1 College Football

Michigan with a 51-7 win over Colorado State, Georgia a 49-3 win over Oregon, and Cincinnati missed by a half point cover against Arkansas with its 7-point victory.   These were all losses for the books as each of these favorites were seeing between 60 to 65 percent of the action on the spread.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/03/2022

Remembering the Great Alan “Dink” Denkenson and Renewed Interest in Sports Betting Documentary "Best of It"

Remembering the Great Alan “Dink” Denkenson and Renewed Interest in Sports Betting Documentary "Best of It"

"Dink" was one of five sports bettors that featured prominently in the documentary film.  Not all were stand up characters like "Dink" however.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/01/2022

Average Joe Can Run an Online Sportsbook With Nothing More Than a Smartphone

Average Joe Can Run an Online Sportsbook With Nothing More Than a Smartphone

When we first started covering the sports betting sector way back in 1999, bookies barely knew how to turn on a computer let alone offer bets on global sports.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/31/2022

Sports Bettor Portrayed by Bruce Willis Alan “Dink” Denkenson Has Passed Away

Alan "Dink" Denkenson had been in hospice care over the past few months but remained in good spirits until the end.  Many of his long time friends and family came to visit him during this period.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2022

New TransUnion Research Highlights Challenge for Online Sports Betting Operators in Identifying Distressed Consumers

New TransUnion Research Highlights Challenge for Online Sports Betting Operators

Transunion on Wednesday issued its findings in regard to the challenge for online sportsbook operators in identifying resilient and distressed customers, especially where credit card use is concerned.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/31/2022

Biggest Super Bowl 57 Liabilties for the Sportsbooks Include Raiders, Jets?

Biggest Super Bowl 57 Liabilties for the Sportsbooks Include Raiders, Jets?

The biggest Super Bowl 2023 liabilites at Caesars Sportsbook were, in order from top down, the Las Vegas Raiders, New York Jets, New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/29/2022

BetBash 3, Where Will it Be?

BetBash 3, Where Will it Be?

Everyone is still talking abou the past year's two BetBash events featuring anyone who is anybody in the world of sports betting.  The events had operators, bookies, suppliers, vendors and customers all in one room networking.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/28/2022

Louisiana Sports Betting Thriving Thanks to....TEXAS?

Louisiana Sports Betting Thriving Thanks to....TEXAS?

BetMGM “Live in Louisiana” signage is now prominently displayed at Minute Maid in Houston.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/25/2022

What Do All the Top Rated Online Sportsbooks Have In Common?

What Do All the Top Rated Online Sportsbooks Have In Common?

if you want to be one of the top-rated online sportsbooks, you'll need the right tools. Here's what the best in the business do.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/25/2022

The Benefits of Professional Bookie Software

The Benefits of Professional Bookie Software

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/25/2022

Mind-Blowing Sports Betting Facts: More Than Half Do It

 Mind-Blowing Sports Betting Facts: More Than Half Do It

What Percentage of the North American Population has Placed a Sports Bet in Their Lifetime?  What's the Average Bet Placed By Those 21 and Up? You might be surprised.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Aug/23/2022

Ray Lesniak's Book Tells Tale of How He Beat Feds Who Wanted to Ban Sports Betting

Ray Lesniak's Book Tells Tale of How He Beat Feds Who Wanted to Ban Sports Betting

Lesniak, a shrewd attorney, knew that PASPA violated the U.S. Constitution—the Federal government can’t let one state have an industry but ban another state from having the same industry, in this case legal sports betting.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/22/2022

Advertising Rules Must Be Reviewed Before Sports Betting Can Move Forward in Kansas

Advertising Rules Must Be Reviewed Before Sports Betting Can Move Forward in Kansas

The attorney general’s office approved three proposed regulations but returned others to the Kansas Lottery after “identifying specific shortcomings that must be remedied,” John Milburn, a spokesman for Attorney General Derek Schmidt, said in a news release Friday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/20/2022

"Cleansed" Offshore Sportsbooks Will Be Welcome in Newly Regulated Ontario Market

"Cleansed" Offshore Sportsbooks Will Be Welcome in Newly Regulated Ontario Market

Plus Right Angle Sports looks at the pros and cons of modeling and power rating adjustments.  And Catena Media Reports continued strength in North America mmid more restrictions elsewhere.  Also: BetCRIS coming to the Hard Rock as SBC Summit Latinoamérica premium sponsor this November 1-3.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/18/2022

Breaking News

2 Dead, 6 Injured in Shock Vegas Strip Attack Thursday: Showgirls Among Those Killed

2 Dead, 6 Injured in Shock Vegas Strip Attack Thursday: Showgirls Among Those Killed

Police responded to multiple calls of stabbings near the 3100 block of Las Vegas Boulevard on the Las Vegas Strip near the Encore Hotel at about 11:40 am local time (2:40 pm ET).  At lest two are dead and six injured.  A total of eight people were stabbed.

Herschel Walker and GOP Senate Odds Take Hit Amid Report

Herschel Walker and GOP Senate Odds Take Hit Amid Report

It's not all bad for the Republicans though as races in Nevada and Arizona grow tighter in their favor according to recent polls.

Next Manager Betting Odds: White Sox, Marlins and Royals

Next Manager Betting Odds: White Sox, Marlins and Royals

Don Mattingly and Tony LaRussa stepped away from their respective managerial jobs in Miami and Chicago, and Mike Matheny was relieved of his duties in Kansas City yesterday.  Bruce Bochy is emerging among the favorites to step out of retirement and manage one of these teams.