Discover Gambling

Discover Gambling is the What, How, and Where of gambling for the beginner and expert alike. In this section you will learn Where to find the best online gambling deposit bonuses, How to improve your poker skills, What websites are offering dime lines in Major League Baseball, and so on. This section will be the most comprehensive educational tool for gamblers and you’ll only find #DiscoverGambling here at

What is the Minimum Money Amount to Open an Online Betting Account?

Many readers ask this question:  What is the minimum to open an online wagering account to start betting?

While the amount differs between sportsbooks, typically $25 to $50 is required to fund an account before you can start wagering.  $50 to $100 is usually the amount needed to take advantage of bonus offers.

Actual bet minimums can be as low as $1 though $10 to $25 is the average wager placed online ($50 via the phone).

Examples from various online sportsbooks appear below. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/20/2014

Where Can I Gamble on March Madness Online? Sportsbook Longevity

There are a number of fine sportsbooks in which you can gamble on this year’s March Madness via the Internet. has been examining some of the better sportsbooks all this week.  One key thing to look for when selecting a sportsbook is longevity or how long that book has been in business.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/19/2014

What Are Good Sports Betting Sites for Gambling on the NCAA Tournament?

There are some great sports betting sites to wager on for this NCAA Tournament, each with unique offerings.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/19/2014

How Much Will be Bet on This Year’s NCAA March Madness Tournament?

Thinking about betting on this year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament?  You’re not alone.  If you’re wondering how much money will be bet on this year’s March Madness, here’s your answer…

Approximately $12 billion was wagered on last year’s tournament with one quarter of that being bet in office pools.

Compare that number to this year’s Super Bowl, arguably the most wagered on single day sporting event.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/18/2014

Can I Bet On College Basketball Games Online Using a Credit Card?

Credit cards are one of the most popular ways to fund an online betting account, including to place wagers on College Basketball games.


Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/18/2014

What Are Some Good March Madness Betting Trends, Tips, Strategies?

You’re about to start betting on this year’s March Madness, but before you do so it is vital to find all the latest betting trends, tips and strategies.

Not to pat ourselves on the back….okay, we will… picks have been doing quite well this season as you can see here

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/17/2014

How Can I Bet on the NCAA Basketball Tournament Online?

It’s easy to bet the NCAA Basketball Tournament online.  All you need is a credit card or access to a money transfer location such as Western Union (found throughout the globe), and in five minutes you are set up and ready to start betting.  The minimum bet at is just $5 online.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/17/2014

What’s a Good Website for NCAA Tournament Betting?

Probably one of the best websites for NCAA Tournament betting would be  Your 2nd bet there is FREE up to $100 after you place your first betGreat concept.  But there are other reasons why should not be overlooked when betting on this year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/16/2014

What is the Best Sportsbook to Bet on the NCAA Basketball Tournament Online (2014)

If you are wondering where might be the best sportsbook to bet on the NCAA Basketball Tournament online, be sure to check out BetOnline here


Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/16/2014

What is a Good Sportsbook for Betting March Madness Online?

Want to know what’s a good sportsbook when it comes to online betting this March Madness season?  Look no further than BetOnline where you will be able to wager on ALL the tournament games LIVE IN-PLAY here.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/06/2014

PPH Sportsbook Betting: A Correlation Between Fantasy Baseball and Betting?

Some PPH bettors, including patrons, might be under the impression that fantasy sports are more or less for children, while sports betting is for grownups. Perhaps there is a bit of truth to that, since sports betting is, for most, a more expensive pastime, and it is probably easier to understand pure numbers like home runs, RBI's, OPS (on base plus slugging), wins, strikeouts, etc. than to gain an instinct for the subtleties that are presented by an analysis of the odds on a baseball game. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2014

Where Can I Gamble Online for March Madness (2014 Edition)

Want to know where you can gambling online for March Madness this season?  There are plenty of great sportsbooks to consider, many of which offer special Brackets contests free of charge once you have opened an account.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/03/2014

What Sites Offer Overnight Basketball Lines

Those who are savvy sports bettors always want a site that offers overnight Basketball lines.  Bookmaker not only offers overnight lines on hoops, they are usually the first to get them up. Hence, the slogan "Where the Line Originates".

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/22/2014

Where Can I Bet NASCAR Online?

If you are looking to bet NASCAR online, one of the best sportsbooks to do so is or .ag.  This is probably the biggest North American facing sportsbook online today in terms of overall volume and, because of this, they offer some of the best odds on NASCAR races including the Indy 500 and Daytona 500.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/22/2014

Where Can I Bet the Academy Awards Online?

Want to know where you can bet the Academy Awards online?  This year, one of the better choices is BetOnline, however, some of the odds – as with most years Oscars – are PRICEY.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/19/2014

Can I Play Online Casino Games in My New Jersey Hotel Room: PartyGaming, Virgin

So I am sitting in my hotel room here in New Jersey, back from a conference, wishing I could get to New York City or Philadelphia and this ad pops up on television for PartyGaming.  “Wow!” I’m thinking to myself.  “I can actually be playing online casino games right here in my hotel room before dinner?”

“Oh wait!  I don’t see ads for PartyGaming on TV in my home town so this might just be a New Jersey/New York thing.”

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2014

How Do You Read Oscar Odds?

For those new to the gambling realm, you may be asking how Oscar odds are read as they are typically displayed using the American Odds system as opposed to fractions.

In reality, American odds tend to be easier to understand than fractions.  We’re guessing most of our readers were not fans of fractional math in High School, nor were we.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/19/2014

Where Can I Find MLB Regular Season Win Totals for 2014 Online? is the only online sportsbook offering 2014 MLB regular season win totals here.

All odds have been priced at -115.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/18/2014

Can you Bet the Oscars in Las Vegas?

Can you bet the Oscars in Las Vegas? has the answer to this question and it is…..

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/17/2014

What Are the Odds of Wichita State Winning the 2014 NCAA Championship

What are the odds of Wichita State winning the 2014 NCAA Championship?  10-1 at (this is as of February 17 so click on link to get most updated odds).

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/17/2014

Where Can I Find Live Streaming of Soccer Games to Compliment Live Betting

With LIVE IN-PLAY wagering now encompassing over 40% of today’s sports bets, it goes without saying there is a huge demand for live streaming of sports events on the Net.  Follow us on Twitter at #DiscoverGambling

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/16/2014

Sports Betting Info – What You Need to Know for College Basketball, NBA offers a wealth of sports betting info for the NBA, College Basketball and March Madness: everything from how to shop for the best lines, an examination of power ratings and any past trends or injuries that might be relevant.  Follow us on Twitter at #DiscoverGambling

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/16/2014

Where Can I Bet Gulfstream Racing Online – Florida Derby, Donn Handicap, More

Where can you bet on Gulfstream racing over the Internet? features daily betting on all the major US racetracks including Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida (no social security number necessary and receive free cash up to 100% of your initial deposit)

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/14/2014

Where to Bet USA vs. Russia Winter Olympics Hockey – Free Picks, Odds (Video)

Our friends at have it all when it comes to where you should be betting USA vs. Russia Winter Olympics ice hockey including the latest odds and free picks. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/13/2014

What is the Best Line on Duke vs. North Carolina (February 12)

This game called off due to weather conditions.  No Action.  What is the best line on Duke vs. North Carolina for the February 12, 2014 game?  Depends on the side you are looking to place the wager on. 

The line opened at Duke -1 and has shot all the way up to -3 at

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/12/2014

Bet Arsenal v Manchester February 11: Which Book Offers the Best Payout Odds

Arsenal v Manchester United winner betting odds were being offered by Bookmaker, where savvy punters can find the best payout odds on the Net for worldwide soccer matches.

These odds were found at Bookmaker and were based on a US$10 bet:

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/11/2014

What Online Sportsbooks Are Offering Odds on NBA All Star Weekend Dunk Contest

What are the online sportsbooks offering odds on the 2014 NBA All Star Weekend Dunk Contest? had odds on six players and was offering its new customers a second bet free after they place their initial wager.

The favorite to win this year’s popular NBA Dunk Contest is Terrance Ross of the Toronto Raptors at 2-1 odds.

He’s the obvious favorite as Ross looks to defend his Dunk title from last year.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/11/2014

What Pay Per Head Businesses Offer Winter Olympics Betting is the place to learn all about PPH businesses and what they have to offer.  So which Pay Per Head businesses allow their members to place wagers on the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi? does and they have some of the lowest prices in the industry.  Find us on Twitter at #DiscoverGambling

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/10/2014

What Sportsbooks Offer Betting on the 2014 NBA All Star Weekend

So what are the sportsbooks offering betting on the 2014 NBA All Star Weekend?’s own Carrie Stroup presented us with three great categories for betting well in a week of the All Star break courtesy of

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/09/2014

How to Deposit Money With Online Gambling Sites From Canada (2014)

With Skrill gone (effective January 31, 2014), sports bettors from the upper portion of North America are wondering how they can still deposit money with online gambling sites from Canada.  Yes folks there are alternatives and who better to guide the way than your good friends here at Alberta-based

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/20/2014

Breaking News