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Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams Betting Preview

Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams Betting Preview

Two of the bounce-back teams in the NFL this season get together in Week 7 as the 5-1 Chicago Bears travel west to face the 4-2 Los Angeles Rams. Both teams made the playoffs in 2018 but missed out last year. The game kicks off Monday at 8:15 p.m. ET at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., and will be televised on ESPN.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2020

Cincinnati Bearcats at SMU Mustangs College Football Betting Preview

Cincinnati Bearcats at SMU Mustangs College Football Betting Preview

Two of the remaining Group of Five unbeaten teams go head-to-head in the American Athletic Conference this week as No. 16 SMU (5-0) hosts No. 9 Cincinnati (3-0). The contest kicks off Saturday at 9 p.m. ET at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas and will be televised on ESPN2.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2020

How Much Money Can You Make from Gambling?

If you are looking to make money from the gambling industry then you need to look at it from the simple way of the house and the player. The house always wins, is not just a saying, it is a reality. Over the long term players always lose, and just look at Vegas and other casinos around the world.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2020

Clemson Tigers at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets College Football Betting Preview

Clemson Tigers at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets College Football Betting Preview

Top-ranked Clemson took out No. 7 Miami 42-17 last week at home and now heads on the road to face 2-2 Georgia Tech. Clemson has won 47 straight Saturday games dating back to November of 2016. This Saturday kickoff is scheduled for noon ET at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta and will be televised on ABC.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2020

Real Bookies "Always Look for a Reason TO PAY a Customer”

Real Bookies "Always Look for a Reason TO PAY a Customer”

A common misconception: Bookies like to find ways NOT to pay players. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/16/2020

Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

You can bet college sports from Massachusetts using any number of top websites but it is likely you will not be able to do so with in-state licensed sportsbooks, assuming legislation is passed to allow these companies to be based here.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

Circa Sportsbook in Vegas is known for taking sharp action, according to David Purdum of ESPN.  When asked how that book determines "fair limits", Sportsbook Director Matthew Metcalf tweeted the following....

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

The reporting of “big” bets has become a controversial topic lately, writes Vik Chokshi of Barrett Sports Media.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/14/2020

Books Win Just as Long as the Dodgers Lose

Books Win Just as Long as the Dodgers Lose

Four Major League Baseball teams are vying for a World Series appearance and victory.  For the books, all eyes will be on the LA Dodgers. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/13/2020

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore Ravens Week 5 Betting Odds, Prop Bets

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore Ravens Week 5 Betting Odds, Prop Bets

The Cincinnati Bengals are a +11.5 to +12.5 dog in Baltimore.  The Ravens winning by 12 points offers a nice middling opportunity.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/12/2020

Bad Day for Books in Week 5 NFL

Bad Day for Books in Week 5 NFL

The books really did not do well in the NFL following a stellar Saturday in College Football.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/11/2020

Players Get Crushed With Failed LSU, Florida Covers

Players Get Crushed With Failed LSU, Florida Covers

Unless you are a Gambling911.com reader, chances are you got crushed by Florida's failed cover against Texas A&M.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/10/2020

BetOnline's Mason: It's a Fairy Tale to Think Books Want Balanced Action

BetOnline's Mason: It's a Fairy Tale to Think Books Want Balanced Action

"This is the biggest decision of the season so far," BetOnline's Dave Mason said of the Tampa Bay Bucs vs. Chicago Bears Thursday Night Football game. "Never seen this much total volume on one side for a regular season game"

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/09/2020

Are You the PPH Kind of Person?

Not everyone is built to be a pay per head (PPH) bookie.  In this guide, we’re going to explain the most common things you’ll be doing as a PPH bookie. This will help you decide if you are the kind of person built for being a bookmaker.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2020

Tennessee Titans Give First Covid-19 Scare of the NFL Season

The Tennessee Titans announced this Tuesday that 8 people in the team tested positive for Coronavirus, three players and five team personnel members. This is the first Covid-19 related issue we have faced since September 10th, when the season started, and it raised all types of flags in the league. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2020

Illinois Sports Betting Handle Reaches $114 Million

Illinois Sports Betting Handle Reaches $114 Million

The Illinois sports betting handle continues to improve month after month, and in September we saw the total sports betting handle for the month is $114 million. This is 166.7% higher than July’s $52.5 million. Out of the $140 million, almost $124 million comes from mobile or online sports betting.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/07/2020

Mob-Tied Chicago Bookmaker Charged Again

Mob-Tied Chicago Bookmaker Charged Again

A 66-year-old bookmaker from Chicago has been charged with running an illegal sports betting business.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/06/2020

Atlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers Bookie Line Analysis

Atlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers Bookie Line Analysis

Gambling911.com looks at ways to minimize exposure for local bookies taking action on the Falcons-Packers game.  

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/04/2020

Seattle Seahawks vs. Miami Dolphins Bookie Line Analysis

Seattle Seahawks vs. Miami Dolphins Bookie Line Analysis

Gambling911.com looks at ways to minimize exposure for local bookies taking action on the Seahawks-Dolphins game Sunday.   A well run Pay Per Head solution can adjust lines accordingly.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/04/2020

NFL Week 3 By the Numbers

NFL Week 3 By the Numbers

Seattle QB Russell Wilson is on fire. Wilson broke Patrick Mahomes record for the most touchdown passes in the first three games of a season when he threw five more on Sunday in the Seahawks win over Dallas. Wilson now has 14 touchdown passes on the season. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/29/2020

Books Have Modest Day With Limited One-Sided Action

Books Have Modest Day With Limited One-Sided Action

The liabilities for Week 3 NFL were relatively low all things considered, but Monday Night Football has the potential to be a classic with KC seeing heavy early action.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/27/2020

Tampa Area Bookies: How Are They Faring?

Tampa Area Bookies: How Are They Faring?

Gambling911.com routinely monitors impacts on regional bookies, including those in the Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg area A well-run Pay Per Head will help guide you through any rough times.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/27/2020

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints Bookie Line Analysis

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints Bookie Line Analysis

Gambling911.com looks at ways to minimize exposure for local bookies taking action on the Packers-Seahawks game Sunday.   A well run Pay Per Head solution can adjust lines accordingly.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/26/2020

South Florida Bookies: How Are They Faring?

South Florida Bookies: How Are They Faring?

Gambling911.com routinely monitors impacts on regional bookies, including those in South Florida. A well-run Pay Per Head will help guide you through any rough times.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Sep/26/2020

Las Vegas Raiders vs. New England Patriots Bookie Line Analysis

Las Vegas Raiders vs. New England Patriots Bookie Line Analysis

Gambling911.com looks at ways to minimize exposure for local bookies taking action on the Raiders-Patriots game Sunday.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/26/2020

Louisville Cardinals at Pittsburgh Panthers Betting: Pitt Gets Off to 3-0 Start

Louisville Cardinals at Pittsburgh Panthers Betting: Pitt Gets Off to 3-0 Start

For the second week in a row, the No. 24 Louisville Cardinals played a ranked matchup as they faced the No. 21 Pittsburgh Panthers on the road.  And for the second straight week, they managed to lose. Ahead of this game, the Cardinals dropped six spots after losing at home to then-No. 17 Miami by 13 in their ACC opener last Saturday.  The Cards lost to Pittsburgh 20-23.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/26/2020

Early Action on Big College Football Weekend

Early Action on Big College Football Weekend

The SEC joins the party this week and there were plenty of bloated lines.  That hasn't stopped folks from backing the likes of Alabama at -27.5. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/24/2020

Books Get Crushed in Week 2

Books Get Crushed in Week 2

Books got decimated in Week 2 of the NFL and Seattle's win and cover over New England Monday night was icing on the cake.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/21/2020

Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Bookie Line Analysis

Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Line Analysis

Gambling911.com looks at ways to minimize exposure for local bookies taking action on the Lions-Packers game Sunday.   A well run Pay Per Head solution can adjust lines accordingly.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/20/2020

Rams-Eagles Bookie Line Analysis

Rams-Eagles Bookie Line Analysis

Gambling911.com looks at ways to minimize exposure for local bookies taking action on the Rams-Eagles game Sunday.   A well run Pay Per Head solution can adjust lines accordingly.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/20/2020

Breaking News

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

On Wednesday, Circa, Stevens' new resort in downtown Las Vegas, opens with what's being billed as the "world's largest sportsbook."

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Iowa?

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Iowa?

You can bet on the 2020 US Presidential Election from Iowa at BetOnline, which is also offering odds on which candidate wins the Hawkeye State

China Shuts Down Gambling Sites Using Tether

China Shuts Down Gambling Sites Using Tether

China this weekend has cracked down on gambling sites tied to the tether stablecoin.