Pros and Cons of Being a Bookmaker, Dealing With a Bookmaker in Columbus Ohio

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Aug/05/2017

There are a number of pros and cons of being a bookmaker in Columbus, Ohio.  The main thing to keep in mind is that you must utilize a top Price Per Head as standalone bookmaking businesses are no longer feasible since they cannot offer LIVE IN-PLAY WAGERING, live dealer online casinos and customized websites.  SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE

 

Pros of Being a Bookie in Columbus

*Home to one of the biggest College Football fan bases in the United States, the Ohio State Buckeyes.

*Many wealthy enclaves in region

*College town with constant batch of fresh gamblers with the start of each new season.

*So many sports bars and pool halls where one can find like-minded individuals.

*Great place to live and raise a family.

More than half the population is college-educated professionals earning $54,000 a year or more, above the state average of $48,000. However, as you move south and west, income and education levels both drop. 

While Columbus as a whole is a car-dependent city, many parts of the downtown business district have a walk score of 80 or more, so you may be able to walk to work when you live here, thus making it easy to reach clients.

*High Intelligence - Columbus was named the most intelligent city in the United States in a 2013 list released by the Intelligent Community Forum, according to The Columbus Dispatch.  Stats-oriented and inclined to place “smart” wagers.

Cons of Being a Bookie in Columbus

*One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22, a number cut in half for independent bookies. Within Ohio, more than 95% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Columbus.

*College students may be avid sports bettors but they are also notoriously broke more often than not.

*Unless you live downtown, you’ll need a car to get around. 

*Ohio has strict laws that make aggravated gambling a felony.  It is also illegal to have more than five women living in a single household.

*High Intelligence - Columbus was named the most intelligent city in the United States in a 2013 list released by the Intelligent Community Forum, according to The Columbus Dispatch.  Stats-oriented and smart enough to beat your “dumb” bookie ass (just kidding).

Want to Place a Bet in Columbus Without a Bookie?

You can place a wager directly online bypassing a local bookie at AmericasBookie.com and claim up to a 100 percent bonus.

- Gilbert Horowitz, Gambling911.com

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