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Books Win Big With Ravens Cover

Books Win Big With Ravens Cover

This was supposed to be the week that the Steelers stood the best chance of enduring their first loss of the season.  Well, actually that was last week.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Dec/02/2020

Find Software to Book Boxing Matches

Find Software to Book Boxing Matches

While a good chunk of your customer base will only bet specific sports, nearly all will put some money down on marquee boxing matches. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/01/2020

Start a Sportsbook Betting

Start a Sportsbook Betting

To start a book betting is actually very simple nowadays, instead of back in the day when everything had to be done by hand, and the betting options were extremely limited.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/28/2020

Houston Texans at Detroit Lions NFL Betting Preview

Houston Texans at Detroit Lions NFL Betting Preview

The NFL kicks off Week 13 with three Thanksgiving Day games and the first of those is the Detroit Lions (4-6) hosting the Houston Texans (3-7). The Lions have hosted a game on Thanksgiving every year since 1934 posting a 37-41-2 record. The Thursday, November 26 game kicks off at 12:30 p.m. ET at Ford Field in Detroit and will be televised on CBS.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/25/2020

Kentucky Wildcats at Florida Gators College Football Betting Preview

Kentucky Wildcats at Florida Gators College Football Betting Preview

Two SEC teams trending in opposite directions meet over Thanksgiving weekend as the No. 6 Florida Gators (6-1) host the Kentucky Wildcats (3-5). These teams usually meet in September and play in-state rivals at the end of November but the 2020 schedule has everything flipped around.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/25/2020

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

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

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

Wagering Software

Wagering Software

If you are looking to become a bookie and take action on sports then the best course of action is to sign up with one of the top wagering software companies in the business.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2020

Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens Football Betting Preview

Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens Football Betting Preview

For 14 of the 17 years the division has existed, either the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-0) or the Baltimore Ravens (5-1) have won the AFC North. The two are battling for the division again in 2020 as they meet for the first time this season in Week 8.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/30/2020

Ohio State Buckeyes at Penn State Nittany Lions College Football Betting Preview

Ohio State Buckeyes at Penn State Nittany Lions College Football Betting Preview

The Big Ten waited two months to get started, and it gets a top matchup right away as No. 18 Penn State (0-1) hosts No 3. Ohio State (1-0) in week two. The game did lose some luster when PSU lost at Indiana in overtime Saturday, but ESPN's College GameDay will still be in Happy Valley this weekend. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/30/2020

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

Los Angeles Dodgers' Game 1 Win of World Series Draws Record-Low Viewers

Los Angeles Dodgers' Game 1 Win of World Series Draws Record-Low Viewers

The Los Angeles Dodgers' victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 drew a record-low audience of television viewers for a World Series game.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/21/2020

How Much Money Can You Make from Gambling?

If you are looking to make money from the gambling industry then you need to look at it from the simple way of the house and the player. The house always wins, is not just a saying, it is a reality. Over the long term players always lose, and just look at Vegas and other casinos around the world.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2020

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

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

US Books are Severely Limiting....More So Than Any Other Time in History

US Books are Severely Limiting....More So Than Any Other Time in History

David Purdum of ESPN joins Mitch Moss of "Follow The Money" to discuss the issues bettors are having with sportsbooks.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

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

Books Win Just as Long as the Dodgers Lose

Books Win Just as Long as the Dodgers Lose

Four Major League Baseball teams are vying for a World Series appearance and victory.  For the books, all eyes will be on the LA Dodgers. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/13/2020

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore Ravens Week 5 Betting Odds, Prop Bets

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore Ravens Week 5 Betting Odds, Prop Bets

The Cincinnati Bengals are a +11.5 to +12.5 dog in Baltimore.  The Ravens winning by 12 points offers a nice middling opportunity.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/12/2020

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

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

BetOnline's Mason: It's a Fairy Tale to Think Books Want Balanced Action

BetOnline's Mason: It's a Fairy Tale to Think Books Want Balanced Action

"This is the biggest decision of the season so far," BetOnline's Dave Mason said of the Tampa Bay Bucs vs. Chicago Bears Thursday Night Football game. "Never seen this much total volume on one side for a regular season game"

Submitted by Don Shapiro 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

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How Difficult is Sports Betting Math

 

Learn the numbers behind sports betting and how it works. What are the chances of winning? How do you break even?

Pete Rose Becomes New Spokesperson for VegasWinners.com

Pete Rose Becomes New Spokesperson for VegasWinners.com

Reno, NV, VegasWINNERS, Inc. announced today that Baseball’s all-time hits leader Pete Rose is back in the spotlight as spokesperson for VegasWINNERS national marketing campaign. VegasWINNERS.com provides sports betting enthusiasts with high quality analysis, research, data, guidance and professional advice.

3 Gambling Myths Explained

Gambling has been a part of mass culture since the 6th century BC.  In all that time, there have been a large number of gambling myths that have sprung up.