Business & Financial

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

Russia Proposes Ban on Use and Mining of Cryptocurrencies

Russia Proposes Ban on Use and Mining of Cryptocurrencies

Russia's central bank on Thursday proposed banning the use and mining of cryptocurrencies on Russian territory, citing threats to financial stability, citizens' wellbeing and its monetary policy sovereignty.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/20/2022

Is it Legal to Bet on the DraftKings Sportsbook App in Washington State?

Is it Legal to Bet on the DraftKings Sportsbook App in Washington State?

While one cannot bet using the DraftKings app within Washington State, the company gained access to the retail market via a deal with the Tulalips Tribe announced January 19, 2021.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/20/2022

PointsBet Becomes First US In-Game Betting Provider With Zero Suspensions for Both Moneyline and Spread Wagers

PointsBet announced Wednesday it had successfully offer in-game betting with zero suspensions for both moneyline and spread wagers on Saturday's Wildcard Playoff game between the Las Vegas Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals broadcast on NBC. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/19/2022

Shulman Cruise Terminated as Ship Owner Goes Bankrupt

Shulman Cruise Terminated as Ship Owner Goes Bankrupt

The four-month, $400,000 world cruise that first couple of poker Barry and Allyn Shulman are on has been terminated, just days after it began.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/19/2022

What is the NFT Card Game 1000 Blades?

1000 Blades is an NFT card game that plays out with three different factions, Monk, Ninja and Samurai battling for the Hans of Japan.  Whichever of the three factions wins entitles the NFT holders of that faction to win random NFTs as rewards.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/19/2022

A Pennsylvania Sportsbook Is Arguing my Futures Bet on Djokovic Shouldn't be Refunded

A Pennsylvania Sportsbook Is Arguing my Futures Bet on Djokovic Shouldn't be Refunded

Posting on the SportsBookReview forum, member Thomorino writes that Pennsylvania online sportsbook Unibet refused to refund a futures bet on Novak Djokovic to win the Australian Open.  But there is a happy ending to this story.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz 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

New York Mobile Sports Bets Wil Likely Pass New Jersey for No. 1

New York Mobile Sports Bets Wil Likely Pass New Jersey for No. 1

New York likely surpassed New Jersey for the top spot in the U.S. sports betting market during the first two weekends that mobile bets were offered, according to a company that most of the legal U.S. sports betting industry uses to verify that its customers are where they say they are.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/18/2022

Is NYC Really Getting a Casino?

Is NYC Really Getting a Casino?

New York City could become the next Las Vegas.  New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Tuesday proposed a $216.3 billion budget that would bring casino gambling to the Big Apple.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/18/2022

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

2022 Kickoff Classic in the Call of Duty League Betting Odds

2022 Kickoff Classic in the Call of Duty League Betting Odds

The THIRD season of the Call of Duty League (CDL) is slated to kick off the season with what they call the “Kickoff classic” beginning February 4, 2022 with futures betting and daily markets available at BetOnline (available most jurisdictions worldwide).

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jan/18/2022

DraftKings Calls Canada's Gambling Study Flawed

DraftKings Calls Canada's Gambling Study Flawed

Because the tax rate Ontario is expected to impose on online gambling sites is much lower than the percentage the government takes from casino spending, the report concludes that the province stands to lose out on $550 million in annual revenue for a total of $2.8 billion over the next five years.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/17/2022

Fortnite Tilted Towers Release Date January 18?

Fortnite Tilted Towers Release Date January 18?

The Fortnite Status Twitter account confirmed that the update v19.10 will release on the 18th. It seems like Tilted will return exactly how it appeared when it was first added to the game, but we’ll need to wait until tomorrow for confirmation, according to Fortnite Insider.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jan/17/2022

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

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Has Amassed Biggest Crypto Fortune on the Planet: Began With a Poker Game

With $96 billion, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao ranks among the richest men in the world, and that figure does not even include Zhao's massive crypto fortune, considered the largest on the planet. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/16/2022

$1.2 Billion Bet in December With New Jersey Sportsbooks: Revenues Way Down Though

$1.2 Billion Bet in December With New Jersey Sportsbooks: Revenues Way Down Though

A whopping $1.2 billion was wagered on sports in New Jersey during the month of December.  The books won $59.0 million in the month.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/16/2022

Is The Caesars Sportsbook App Available in Massachusetts

is The Caesars Sportsbook App Available in Massachusetts

You've seen the ads, but are they legal?  Caesars Sportsbook is not yet available in the great state of Massachusetts.  Alternatives do include SportsBetting.ag, which is one of the oldest established online sportsbooks catering to North America since 1997. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jan/15/2022

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

BSV Wins With Number of Transactions: Fueled By Gaming, NFTs

BSV Wins With Number of Transactions: Gaming Key

Bitcoin SV led the pack among cryptocurrencies in terms of transaction numbers this past month.  Bitcoin historian Kurt Wuckert, Jr. notes that 90% of the BSV transactions are RUN tokens on a typical day.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/15/2022

Costa Rica Hydro Plant Gets New Lease on Life From Crypto Mining

Costa Rica Hydro Plant Gets New Lease on Life From Crypto Mining

A small river in the middle of coffee plantations, sugar cane fields and a forest provides energy to a hydroelectric power plant in Costa Rica that feeds hundreds of computers wired up to the cryptocurrency mining business.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jan/14/2022

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

Is FanDuel Sportsbook Legal in Oregon?

FanDuel will not be operating in the state of Oregon as rival DraftKings has acquired the sole license to offer mobile sports betting there.  This isn't your father's DraftKings as the Oregon version will be watered down.  No college sports betting, not even on the Ducks or Beavers.  Offshore sportsbooks fill the void there for Oregonians.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/13/2022

The Tax on New York Sports Betting is Insane

The Tax on New York Sports Betting is Insane

If you thought the 36% tax on sports betting in Pennsylvania was high, move over and make way for New York with its sick 51% tax.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/13/2022

Card-Room Operator Files Lawsuit Over Washington State Sports Betting

Card-Room Operator Files Lawsuit Over Washington State Sports Betting

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Washington state officials unlawfully granted Native American casinos a ’”discriminatory tribal gaming monopoly” over sports betting and other types of gambling.

Submitted by Associated Press 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

Ayre Tells Market Watch: "For Sure Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme"

Ayre Tells Market Watch: "For Sure Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme"

Calvin Ayre says Bitcoin SV is powered by a revolutionary technology that has many useful applications, while the digital currency most people know as Bitcoin is useless and a fraud.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/12/2022

Can't Access the Ignition Casino

Customers were waking up Monday morning to learn they can no longer access the popular Ignition Casino and online poker room online.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/11/2022

Bloomberg: Bitcoin Death Cross Is Staring Down Bulls After a Painful Retreat

Bloomberg: Bitcoin Death Cross Is Staring Down Bulls After a Painful Retreat

Bloomberg warned of crypto being mired in a drawdown as the Fed readies a stimulus withdrawal and the IMF issued its latest warning on crypto risk to financial markets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/11/2022

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Mavs vs. Suns Game 7 Betting Props

Mavs vs. Suns Game 7 Betting Props

The Phoenix Suns and the Dallas Mavericks face off in game seven of the Western Conference second round with Phoenix a -6.5 home favorite.

Bucks vs. Celtics Game 7 Betting Props

Bucks vs. Celtics Game 7 Betting Props

The Celtics defeated the Bucks 108-95 in the last meeting and come into Sunday afternoon's game as a -5 favorite looking to advance to the Conference Finals against the Miami Heat.

Sports Betting, Events Odds and Previews 2022: Bet Which Teams Will Be in the NBA Finals

The English FA Cup Championship game was taking place starting 11:45 am ET Saturday. Liverpool was coming in at mostly EVEN paying odds, while both Chelsea and the Draw were promising payouts of US$50 for every US$20 bet at most books.