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Colorado Sports Betting Hits $475M Mark in November

Colorado Sports Betting Hits $475M Mark in November

Colorado sports betting witnessed a 3% decline from October, hitting $475 million in November compared to $491 million the prior month.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/04/2022

Free Picks, Predictions for the Alabama vs. Florida Basketball Game, Hot Betting Trends January 5

Free Picks, Predictions for the Alabama vs. Florida Basketball Game, Hot Betting Trends January 5

Gambling911.com has the line on the Alabama vs. Florida game set at Crimson Tide -1.  The official line opened at Florida -1.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/04/2022

MLB Division, Pennant and World Series odds 2022

MLB Division, Pennant and World Series odds 2022

No one is quite sure when the 2022 MLB season will start, but that hasn't stopped the books from projecting which teams will ultimately be contenders.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/04/2022

Free Picks, Predictions for the Kentucky vs. LSU Game January 4

Free Picks, Predictions for the Kentucky vs. LSU Game January 4

Gambling911.com has a line of -3.5 on the Kentucky-LSU game and the official line is Tigers -2.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/04/2022

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

Washington Football Team to Announce New Name February 2: Favorite RedWolves Ruled Out?

Washington Football Team to Announce New Name February 2: Favorite RedWolves Ruled Out?

WFT president Jason Wright wrote on the team website that it would not be Wolves or RedWolves, due to trademarks held by other teams. Wright acknowledged that it was a fan favorite, but that it wouldn't work.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/04/2022

Eagles Week 18 Line Hasn't Moved Off +7 With News of a Dozen Covid Positives

Eagles Week 18 Line Hasn't Moved Off +7 With News of a Dozen Covid Positives

Everything broke just right with the only thing left to determine is whether they are a number 6 or 7 seed in the post season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/04/2022

Ben Roethlisberger Next Job Odds

Ben Roethlisberger Next Job Odds

Ben Roethlisberger likely played his last game at Heinz Field last night, and with the Steelers having less than a 5 percent chance of making the playoffs, the two-time Super Bowl champion's career will almost certainly come to an end on Sunday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/04/2022

Where Can I Bet the Seton Hall vs. Butler Game Online From New Jersey?

If you live in New Jersey and want to bet the big Seton Hall Pirates vs. Butler Bulldogs game, you're out of luck unless you happen to have a local bookie or can find an offshore sportsbook that allows NJ residents.  Most don't.  Some of the offshores allow individuals to register with just their name and contact information. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jan/03/2022

Somach's Doubledown URNS Him a Ban

Let's all hope the late outspoken poker pro Dustin Schmidt's soul can rest peacefully now that Gambling911.com reporter and the last person to own a WebTV email account, Thomas Somach, has been blocked from posting on what is easy to mistake as his own expletive-laced Facebook memorial page wishing him death....It's actually Dusty's.  Most of the comments are aimed at Tom though.  

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/03/2022

Aaron Rodgers MVP Odds 2022

The Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers was the overwhelming favorite to win the MVP with odds of -400.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/03/2022

Gambling.com Group Completes Acquisition of RotoWire

Gambling.com Group Completes Acquisition of RotoWire

"We completed the acquisition according to our internal timelines on January 1st, 2022 and thank the RotoWire team for their professionalism and availability through the holiday period. We will consolidate Roto Sports into our Group Financial Statements from January 1st, 2022," said Elias Mark, Chief Financial Officer at Gambling.com Group.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/03/2022

Arizona Generates $777M Of Handle in First Two Months Offering Sports Betting

Arizona Generates $777M Of Handle in First Two Months Offering Sports Betting

The first two months of sports betting in the Grand Canyon State set records.  A total of two retail outlets and nine mobile betting sites reported more than $777 million in wagers combined for September and October.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/03/2022

Packers-Rodgers on Top of Super Bowl-MVP Odds

After securing their third straight season of at least 13 victories, the Packers are sole Super Bowl favorites for the first time all year.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jan/03/2022

Browns Steelers MNF Hot Betting Trends

Browns Steelers MNF Hot Betting Trends

The Cleveland Browns are officially out of the NFL Playoff picture for this season while Pittsburgh needs a whole lot of help.  The line on Monday Night Football's game was set at Steelers -2.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/03/2022

Investments in New Projects on Tap for 2022 in Atlantic City

Investments in New Projects on Tap for 2022 in Atlantic City

Atlantic City’s casinos are forging ahead with ambitious new projects in 2022, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to make it harder to do business.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/03/2022

Free Picks, Predictions for the Wisconsin vs. Purdue Game January 3

Free Picks, Predictions for the Wisconsin vs. Purdue Game January 3

Gambling911.com has the line on Monday night's Wisconsin-Purdue game at -10.  The official line was coming in at Boilermakers -12.5.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/03/2022

New Federal Law Affirms a Catawba Casino in the Charlotte Metro Area

New Federal Law Affirms a Catawba Casino in the Charlotte Metro Area

A new federal law affirms the operation of a casino in North Carolina by the South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation, ending a yearslong dispute between the tribes.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/03/2022

Week 18 NFL Early Lines and Playoff Scenarios

Week 18 NFL Early Lines and Playoff Scenarios

It comes down to the final game Sunday night between Las Vegas and the LA Chargers.  It's win and they are in for the Raiders here.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/03/2022

Antonio Brown vs. Jake Paul Boxing Odds Released After NFL Player Storms Away From Field Mid Game

Antonio Brown vs. Jake Paul Boxing Odds Released After NFL Player Storms Away From Field Mid Game

After what happened Sunday in New York, Antonio Brown may have played his last snap in the NFL.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/02/2022

Poker Player Tells Gambling 911 Reporter to "F*** Off!"...... FROM THE GRAVE

Poker Player Tells Gambling 911 Reporter to "F*** Off!"...... FROM THE GRAVE

Friends of Schmidt also tell Somach to go to Hell after inquiring as to whether the late poker pro and anti-vaccnine critic had passed away from Covid.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/02/2022

The Mouth Lashes Out at End Game Talent President: 'Total Sociopath Lying Scumbag Thief'

The Mouth Lashes Out at End Game Talent President: 'Total Sociopath Lying Scumbag Thief'

Matusow closes out the year the same way it began, by lashing out at the former head of Twitch Poker.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/02/2022

Kansas City Chiefs vs Cincinnati Bengals Betting Predictions

Kansas City Chiefs vs Cincinnati Bengals Betting Predictions

The Chiefs take on the Bengals Sunday in this critical game.   How critical?  Check out the Playoffs clinching scenarios.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jan/01/2022

Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers Predictions: Cousins Out

Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers Predictions: Cousins Out

Kirk Cousins has officially been ruled out for Sunday night's critical game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday night.  News of his absence resulted in the Vikings line moving from +7 to +13.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jan/01/2022

Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers NFL Preview

One week after clinching another NFC Central title, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (12-3) now have their sights set on the all-important No. 1 seed in the NFC, which comes with a coveted bye week. A win over struggling divisional rival Minnesota will go a long way in helping the Pack reach that goal.

Submitted by Tommy D on, Jan/01/2022

Oklahoma State vs. Notre Dame Fiesta Bowl Hot Betting Trends

Oklahoma State vs. Notre Dame Fiesta Bowl Hot Betting Trends

The loss of Brian Kelly to LSU will present a major problem for the Irish.  The coaching staff is still solid nonetheless.  The bigger problem will likely be superstar S Kyle Hamilton opting out along with dangerous RB Kyren Williams.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/01/2022

Iowa vs. Kentucky Citrus Bowl Hot Betting Trends

Iowa vs. Kentucky Citrus Bowl Hot Betting Trends

Kentucky opened as a -1.5 favorite in Saturday's Citrus Bowl game against Iowa and are now at -3.  Gambling911.com has Iowa at -1.5.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/01/2022

Penn State vs. Arkansas Outback Bowl Hot Betting Trends

Penn State vs. Arkansas Outback Bowl Hot Betting Trends

Gambling911.com has Penn State as a -5 favorite versus Arkanas in Saturday's New Year's Day Outback Bowl Game.  The oddsmakers have different ideas as they have made the Razorbacks a -3 point favorite.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/01/2022

Free Picks, Predictions Ohio State vs. Utah Rose Bowl Game New Year's Day

Free Picks, Predictions Ohio State vs. Utah Rose Bowl Game New Year's Day

The 2022 Rose Bowl game features a line of OSU -4 though Gambling911.com had a line of -8.5.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/31/2021

Where Can I Bet the Villanova vs. Seton Hall Game From New Jersey?

If you live in New Jersey and want to bet the big Villanova Wildcats vs. Seton Hall Pirates game, you're out of luck unless you happen to have a local bookie or can find an offshore sportsbook that allows NJ residents.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/31/2021

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Betting Softwares for Bookies

Betting Software to Help Bookies.... Players Too

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. 

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. 

Is Being a Bookie Still Considered Illegal?

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

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.