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2022 Sports Betting Main Events Calendar

These are your important betting events for 2022, including some of which are non-sporting but will see plenty of action from the gambling public. 

 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/31/2022

What Makes a Good Sportsbook

What Makes a Good Sportsbook

There are over a thousand sportsbooks today. Yet, some operators have hundreds of thousands of gamblers while others are struggling to widen their clientele. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/26/2022

Barnicle Nails It Regarding MLB Hypocrisy Over Pete Rose: League Now in Bed With DraftKings

Barnicle Nails It Regarding MLB Hypocrisy Over Pete Rose: League Now in Bed With DraftKings

In a segment of "Morning Joe" Wednesday morning discussing how both Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were kept off the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, the discussion inevitably came back to Pete Rose.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/26/2022

Forensic Files Keeps The Greek, Olympic Sports Alive: Book Helped Solve Infamous Triple Homicide

Olympic Sports (TheGreek.com) was one of the first and most respected offshore sportsbooks to emerge on the scene back in the 1990s.  Founder Spiro Athanas was a beloved figure in the industry.  He would eventually run into some trouble and sell his Jamaica-based book.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2022

Do Any Pay Per Head Sportsbook Software Companies Offer a One Month Free Trial?

Do Any Pay Per Head Sportsbook Software Companies Offer a One Month Free Trial?

If you are looking for a 1 month trial bookie Pay Per Head, look no further than Power Pay Per Head.  They actually offer 6 weeks free.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/25/2022

Where Can I Find Tutorials for Bookies?

Where Can I Find Tutorials for Bookies?

These tutorials will explain the importance of research and planning as well as the minimum amount of funds one must obtain to start a bookie business.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/24/2022

Books Make Out Like Bandits Saturday With Both Upsets

Books Make Out Like Bandits Saturday With Both Upsets

With 67% of the cash on the Titans, BetOnline was a huge fan on the Bengals Saturday.  That action dropped to around 60% close to game time while the moneyline was mostly balanced.  But the Bengals upset win turned out to be just icing on the cake.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/23/2022

I Need to Switch to a New Pay Per Head Before The Super Bowl: HELP!!!!

I Need to Switch to a New Pay Per Head Before The Super Bowl: HELP!!!!

While switching to a new Pay Per Head will typically take up to an hour at some of the more quality PPH businesses, we would advise you make the move as soon as possible ahead of the upcoming Super Bowl. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/23/2022

Betting Software to Help Bookies.... Players Too

Betting Softwares for Bookies

Bookies use the latest technology to process bets fast and provide gamblers with a thrilling betting experience. In addition, they often upgrade their software to keep up with the increasing demand for interesting games and extra betting markets. The software has different functionalities and system requirements. Listed here are the six best sports betting software. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/21/2022

How Much Money Do I Need To Start My Own Sportsbook?

How Much Money Do I Need To Start My Own Sportsbook?

Utilizing a Pay Per Head software platform, most industry experts agree you will need in the neighborhood of $10,000 in reserve for a relatively small operation of up to 10 players. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/21/2022

Is Being a Bookie Still Considered Illegal? World's 2nd Oldest Profession Now as Pristine as Being a Priest

Is Being a Bookie Still Considered Illegal?

A 2018 Supreme Court decision struck down a 1992 federal law effectively banning commercial sports betting in most states, and opened the door to legalizing wagering on professional and amateur sports.  But even before this time independent bookies operating in the States, and around the world for that matter, began discovering ways of limiting their exposures within a grey market industry, the second oldest in the world after prostitution.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2022

Pay Per Head Demo: 2 Weeks Free, Then $2 Per Head

PPH Demos: 2 Weeks Free, Then $2 Per Head

The PricePerPlayer Pay Per Head Demo is actually a free two weeks trial whereby you answer two simple questions.  Once the two week trial period is over, You'll begin paying a weekly fee per active customer starting as low as $2.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/21/2022

Bookie Agent App for Paying and Collecting Money Without Having to Meet Face to Face

Bookies: You Don't Have to Meet Your Players to Pay Them Any More With This App

Introducing Agent Payment 4K.  It's a complete player payment control app only available at Power Pay Per Head. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/20/2022

Become a Sports Betting Entrepreneur

Become a Sports Betting Entrepreneur

Professional sports bettors can make great money and so too can bookmakers. All you need are the right tools. For the independent bookie, that's as simple as implementing a quality Pay Per Head platform.  They offer everything from 24-7 customer service to an odds feed to all the reporting you can ever imagine, all starting at $2 per active customer per week.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/20/2022

Start Your Own Sportsbook

Start Your Own Sportsbook

If you are looking to start your own sportsbook, then the first thing you should look into is the pay per head industry.This industry makes it easier than ever for anyone to start their own sportsbook.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/20/2022

Some Fans Point to Arsenal Player Granit Xhaka as FA Launches Yellow Card "Suspicious Betting" Probe

Granit Xhaka Suspicions in FA Yellow Card Probe

The identity of the player in question is yet to be released.  But in this world of social media, the speculation is running rampant who it might be.  And one name in particular stands out.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jan/20/2022

US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Whitey Bulger’s Family

US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Whitey Bulger’s Family

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by family members of Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger Jr., who was beaten to death in a federal prison in West Virginia.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/19/2022

Common Problems With Sports Betting Software for Bookies

Common Problems With Sports Betting Software for Bookies

Not all Pay Per Head sports betting software platforms are created equal.  While you have the full service Pay Per Head offerings from our friends at PricePerPlayer, there are the turnkey products that provide some bells and whistles and that's about all.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/19/2022

What Are The 5 Business Goals for Your Bookie Business to Stay Competitive?

What Are The 5 Business Goals for Your Bookie Business to Stay Competitive?

Reducing your expenses and discovering new networking opportunities are among the most important goals for running a successful bookie business. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/18/2022

Custom Bookie Websites: Get Yours for Free

You do not have to go back all that far to remember the days when a sports bookmaker conducted the majority of their business with a pen and a pad of paper.

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Jan/17/2022

How Much Money Do I Need to Start an Online Sportsbook?

In this tutorial we learn how much money is required to run a sportsbook based on the number of players and the maximum amount wagered on average.   We provide specific numbers that can be applied to your own business plan.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/15/2022

Per Head Reviews - Gambling911.com is the WorldWide Leader in PPH Recommendations

The Pay Per Head sites listed here are among the most recognized in the industry, providing 24/7 service, customized websites, full reporting, live in-play and all at highly competitive pricing.  Some even offer live dealer casinos, poker and a full horse racing platform.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/15/2022

How do you Become a Licensed Bookie?

Now that each state in the United States sets the rules on the legality of bookmaking, it is becoming legal in more and more states, and will probably be legal in every state in the next 5 to 10 years. Since each state has their own specific rules and laws on gambling and being a licensed bookie, the first thing to do is see what the current rules are in your state.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2022

Pro Sports Bettors Debate Angle Shooting Ethics in the Wake of Draymond Green Props Controversy

Pro Sports Bettors Debate Angle Shooting Ethics in the Wake of Draymond Green Props Controversy

In the wake of the Draymond Green props bet controversy that had DraftKings bowing to public pressure to pay winners, pro gamblers Jack Andrews and Rufus Peabody examined the limits to one's advantage as a sports bettor AND as a bookmaker.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/14/2022

How to Make a Profit Running an Online Sportsbook

If you are unsure how profitable running a sportsbook could be, one simply needs to follow this website (Gambling911.com) or any news aggregator to see how nearly all states offering the activity shatter revenue records month after month.  There is no reason why an indepent bookmaker utilizing a Pay Per Head software platform cannot do the same.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/13/2022

How Can I Switch to a New Pay Per Head?

How Can I Switch to a New Pay Per Head?

Sadly, in the world of Pay Per Head software there is a new industry of companies that offer a software platform and nothing more.  Good luck getting updated lines and 24/7 service.  These companies sit atop Google ad listings and folks do not have a clue what they are getting into.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/12/2022

Pay Per Head Sportsbook Demo

Pay Per Head Sportsbook Demo

A pay per head sportsbook service allows people to become bookies and accept action on various sports.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2022

5 Tips on Profiling Players as a Bookie

5 Tips on Profiling Players as a Bookie

As a bookie, you should have some immediate idea of what a player is bankrolling.  "Get an idea of what they are earning, where their expenses are going.  Do some research.  Average out how much they make."

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/05/2022

SugarHouse Limits Sports Bettor to $6.06

An individual trying to place a bet at the Sugarhouse mobile sportsbook in New Jersey was in for quite the surprise.  They attempted to place a $32.26 wager, but were denied.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/05/2022

What's The Lowest Pay Per Head Price Out There?

What's The Lowest Pay Per Head Price Out There?

PricePerPlayer.com, the leading Sportsbook Pay Per Head provider in the industry is changing its price per player model.  The typical model for a bookie Pay Per Head company is to charge a weekly fee for each active gambler.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/04/2022

Breaking News

Safer Gambling in 2022 - Tips for Users and Potential Legislation from the Govt

Safer Gambling in 2022 - Tips for Users and Potential Legislation from the Govt

The gambling and iGaming industry in Ireland is worth millions of Euros a year. This shows, if nothing else, that those in Ireland are huge fans of online casinos and sports betting. The issues in Ireland are that many of the laws that regulate gambling are somewhat outdated. Some of these date back as far as 1930 and so can obviously never cover the phenomenon of online gambling.

Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire: Odds on Who Might Replace Him

Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire: Odds on Who Might Replace Him

Federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who is a former Breyer law clerk, is among the early favorites to replace Breyer.

What Makes a Good Sportsbook

What Makes a Good Sportsbook

There are over a thousand sportsbooks today. Yet, some operators have hundreds of thousands of gamblers while others are struggling to widen their clientele.