Sportsbook News

Coinbase Goes Public, Exposure to Regulatory Danger?

Coinbase Goes Public, Exposure to Regulatory Danger?

Coinbase is making its initial public offering of stock April 14 and this has helped push the price of Bitcoin up to near $64,000 as of Wednesday morning.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/14/2021

Sports Betting Beat: Costa Rica Licenses, US Payment Solutions

Sports Betting Beat: Costa Rica Licenses, US Payment Solutions

These are the top stories for Monday April 12, 2021 in the world of sports betting.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/12/2021

What to Look Forward to in This Season of the India Premier League

What to Look Forward to in This Season of the India Premier League

The Vivo IPL 2021 begins on April 9 in Chennai with defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The first match will be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Aside from Chennai, other IPL matches of the season will also be held in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, and Ahmedabad.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/12/2021

W88 Bookmarkers - The Most Prestigious Bookie In Asia

W88 Bookmarkers - The Most Prestigious Bookie In Asia

W88 is known by players as one of the oldest and most respected betting bookmarkers in Asia. In recent years, with the increasing demand for betting by players, the W88 bookie has expanded the betting market to many countries. With the desire to bring players many new experiences, the W88 bookie applies advanced technology for betting products.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/11/2021

New York's Path to Mobile Sports Betting Questionable

New York is expected to allow for two mobile sports betting master licensees with a minimum of four skins, a model many view as least competitive.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/09/2021

Florida Gambling Bills Don't Include Sports Betting

Florida Gambling Bills Don't Include Sports Betting

One of three bills introduced would allow for gambling at former US President Donald Trump's golf resort in Doral just outside Miami

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/08/2021

Wyoming Governor Signs Sports Betting, Revenge Porn Bills

Wyoming Governor Signs Sports Betting, Revenge Porn Bills

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon on Monday signed off on legislation allowing legalized sports betting in the nation's least populous state.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/06/2021

Can't Register to Open an Online Betting Account From My Phone in Illinois

The state of Illinois has returned to in-person registration to open an online sports betting account following a pause due to Covid-19. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/05/2021

Officer in Urlacher Sports Betting Case Enters Guilty Plea

Officer in Urlacher Sports Betting Case Enters Guilty Plea

A Chicago cop has plead guilty for his role in the operation of a high profile sports betting ring that involved the brother of Bears great Brian Urlacher.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/05/2021

Sports Betting Beat: AI to Take Over the Duties of Sports Gambling Writers

Sports Betting Beat: AI to Take Over the Duties of Sports Gambling Writers

AIs would all but eliminate the need for sports writers plus Lottery.com purchases the Sports.com domain name with plans to enter lucrative US sports betting market.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/05/2021

Maxim Magazine Enters Into The US Legal Sports Betting Sector

Maxim Magazine Enters Into The US Legal Sports Betting Sector

Through a partnership with the Carousel Group, Maxim Magazine will soon be launching its own tailor-made native iOS and Android sports betting apps available in designated US states and other regions of the world.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/05/2021

Sportsbook Software Language - Things You Might Need to Know

Sports betting has become a popular and mainstream activity, due primarily to its widespread legalization following the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in 2018. It invalidated Nevada’s sole ability to legally offer wagering on sports within the state. Since the ruling, 25 states have passed legislation to allow some types of sportsbooks to operate within their borders.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/04/2021

Prices on Pay Per Head Market

Prices on Pay Per Head Market

The pay per head market fluctuates greatly in both price and quality. There are a dozen and one price per head sites online today. What you get is not always what you see or what you think you're getting. We want to talk about what a price per head can do for you, how much you can expect it to cost you, and if the price up doing business with a price per head is worth it to the overall value of your business.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/04/2021

Sports Betting Industry News Rundown - April 2, 2021: NY Still in Play, More

Sports Betting Industry News Rundown - April 2, 2021: NY Still in Play, More

Sports Handle is reporting that a "deal in principle" could occur this weekend for mobile sports wagering in New York State while Wyoming's Governor could sign off on similar legislation by Midnight Friday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/02/2021

Sports Betting Effort in Kansas Stalls

Sports Betting Effort in Kansas Stalls

An effort to legalize sports betting in Kansas has stalled, and it’s not clear that state lawmakers can agree on how many places should offer wagering while also navigating other gambling issues clouding the debate.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/02/2021

Feds Want Stiff Sentence for Bookie: Caused One Deadbeat to 'Burst Into Tears'

Feds Want Stiff Sentence for Bookie: Caused One Deadbeat to 'Burst Into Tears'

Gregory Paloian and his agents were so aggressive with gamblers, one actually "burst into tears".  Others were referred to as ‘f*&#%g little pu$%y’, little c&%*sucker'.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/01/2021

Stocks in Draftkings Drop Amid NY Sports Betting Concerns

Stocks in Draftkings Drop Amid NY Sports Betting Concerns

The news may not be good for those sports betting operators looking to reach New York State's population of nearly 20 million remotely. Here's why Draftkings stock plummeted Monday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/30/2021

Draftkings to Buy VSiN

Draftkings to Buy VSiN

Draftkings has acquired VSiN (Vegas Sports Information Network) in an effort to boost its own media profile and drive content.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/29/2021

Why DraftKings is #1 Illinois Sportsbook

Why DraftKings is #1 Illinois Sportsbook

At the time of writing, there are only a handful of online sportsbooks available in Illinois. However, there is certainly a quality, not quantity approach to sports betting in the state and that is evident from the selection of sportsbooks. One of which is DraftKings, and this is regarded by many as being the leading Illinois sportsbook. 

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/29/2021

What is an Independent Bookmaker?

What is an Independent Bookmaker?

A private bookmaker is a bookie that chooses to operate their business without the help of an affiliate or a parent company. There are pros and cons to being an independent as well as an affiliate. Let’s explore them so that you can make the best decision for yourself.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/29/2021

Bookies Language

Bookies Language

Sports betting has become very popular and with it an increase in states approving the practice. That has brought new technology to online sportsbooks as well as more operators into the industry. In addition, sports leagues that traditionally tried to distance themselves from gambling are now partnering with sportsbooks in ways that were unimaginable just a few years ago.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/29/2021

Can I Send Bitcoin From California to Gamble Online?

Can I Send Bitcoin From California to Gamble Online?

It is legal to use Bitcoin in the United States, and this includes California.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/28/2021

Draftkings Founder Plans to Expand on VSin Infastructure

The blockbuster news that Draftkings will be purchasing Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN) as a means of further developing the company's media empire, has got the sports wagering world talking Tuesday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/27/2021

Is Bovada Legal in Alabama? 2019 Tide Early Outlook

Is Bovada Legal in Alabama? 2019 Tide Early Outlook

With so many folks in Alabama looking to bet on their beloved Crimson Tide this coming College Football season, we ask if Bovada is legal in their state.  The answer is a resounding YES and, even better, there are many other top online sportsbooks accessible from Alabama.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/27/2021

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Alabama?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Alabama?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Alabama as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering.   However, there are other options.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/27/2021

Is MyBookie Legal in California

Is MyBookie Legal in California

MyBookie is a popular online sportsbook that is accessible from California.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/27/2021

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From New York State?

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From New York State?

You are prohibited from betting on the FanDuel app from the state of New York.  An alternative is the uber popular BetOnline....

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/26/2021

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From NYC

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From NYC

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from New York City.  NY residents can, however, set up their sports betting account via the app and place wagers when in New Jersey. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/26/2021

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Little Rock?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Little Rock?

The nearest land-based retail sportsbook to Little Rock, Arkansas is the Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs, a good hour away.  Beyond that point you have Tunica just over two hours.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Mar/26/2021

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Arkansas?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Arkansas?

You are not able to bet on Draftkings from the great state of Arkansas, but other websites are accessible. Gambling911.com recommends BetOnline for its generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000, up-to-the-minute interaction and extensive betting options (courtesy of Dave Mason) and state-of-the-art live in-play wagering platform.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/26/2021

Breaking News

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Trainer Bob Baffert is facing two lawsuits from gamblers claiming they lost money lost money due to his "illegal, drug-induced win by Medina Spirit."

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

BetOnline has instilled Midnight Bourbon as the new Preakness Stakes favorite based on the race day action coming in.  He had been at 5-1 odds the day prior.

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

The Preakness Stakes morning odds hadn't changed much from the day prior with Medina Spirit favored and Concert Tour having relatively short odds.