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Illinois Breaks Sports Betting Record With $286M Wagered on March Madness

Illinois Breaks Sports Betting Record With $286M Wagered on March Madness

Just days after Gambling911.com reported that sports betting in Illinois had slowed during the month of February, we are learning that the state crushed previous records with betting on March Madness.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/14/2022

Ontario Online Sports Betting a Huge Hit

Ontario Online Sports Betting a Huge Hit

Online sports betting went live in Ontario on April 4 and thus far has proven to be a resounding success.  Ontario has a population of nearly 15 million, making it the second biggest sports betting market in North America after New York.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/13/2022

Sportradar Enhances Data Analytics Through Vaix Acquisition

Sportradar Enhances Data Analytics Through Vaix Acquisition

Vaix’s AI technology allows betting and gaming operators to gain an insight on their user bases in order to provide them with a more personalized players experience. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/13/2022

ICE London 2022 Day 1 Highlights

ICE London is the Global Gaming Hub for all B2B industry experts. ICE London continues to be unrivaled as the leading gaming technology event for business growth, development, and networking.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/13/2022

BetBash Challenges ICE, Sigma for Gaming Industry Superiority

BetBash last week pulled off its second successful event at the Circa Resort in Las Vegas.  Just about everyone who is anybody in the world of sports betting was in attendance.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2022

Sports Betting in Illinois Slows in February

Sports Betting in Illinois Slows in February

Until March 5, 2022, Illinois sports bettors were required to visit an Illinois casino or racetrack in order to register for an online sports betting account.  Illinois gamblers can now set up accounts directly online or via their mobile devices.   The timing could not be any better as the industry showed signs of a slowdown in February.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/10/2022

Pay Per Head Sportsbook Software Features

Pay Per Head Sportsbook Software Features

The modern era of sports betting requires a knowledge of new terminology and technology with 90% of a bookie business now automated.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/09/2022

Tiger Woods Hangs on, Massive Betting Impact and Updated Odds Heading Into Round 3

Tiger Woods Hangs on, Massive Betting Impact and Updated Odds Heading Into Round 3

BetOnline sees 29% bet count increase over last year with Tiger having not participated

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/09/2022

Crash at San Jose Likely to Wreak Havoc on Flights Heading to ICE (VIDEO)

A DHL plane with two people on board has just crashed at San Jose International Airport in Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2022

Seth Young of Fifth Street Gaming Talks PointsBet, The Launch of Jefebet.com and NFTs

The latest episode of the SBC Leaders Podcast is out, and features Seth Young, Chief Strategy Officer at Fifth Street Gaming Digital and Managing Partner The Strategy Organization.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/06/2022

Sportsbooks Had No Idea That MMA Event was Pretaped

Sportsbooks Had No Idea That MMA Event was Pretaped

The Arizona Department of Gaming is removing the PFL from its wagering catalogue.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/06/2022

How Sports Gambling Changes Now That It's Fully Legal in Ontario

How Sports Gambling Changes Now That It's Fully Legal in Ontario

If you live in Ontario, then congratulations — starting today, you can legally put your money where your mouth is.

Submitted by Canadian Press on, Apr/05/2022

Rivalry Launches Esports and Sports Betting in Ontario

Rivalry Launches Esports and Sports Betting in Ontario

Rivalry Corp. (the “Company” or “Rivalry”) (TSXV: RVLY) (OTCQX: RVLCF) (FSE: 9VK), an internationally regulated sports betting and media company, today announced that its online esports and traditional sports betting service is now live in Ontario. On the first day of regulated online gaming in the province, Ontario residents can access Rivalry’s full sportsbook at www.rivalry.com.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/05/2022

He finally Won One: Mattress Mack's Multi-Million Dollar Bet on KU Comes Through

He finally Won One: Mattress Mack's Multi-Million Dollar Bet on KU Comes Through

Mattress Mack had bet $8.86 million on Kansas to win the NCAA Championship outright



Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/05/2022

BetMGM Launches Online Sports Betting and iGaming in Ontario

BetMGM Launches Online Sports Betting and iGaming in Ontario

Launch marks first international expansion for leading gaming operator.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/04/2022

Where Can I Find 2022 Masters Prop Bets on Tiger Woods? Participation Odds Improve

Where Can I Find 2022 Masters Prop Bets on Tiger Woods? Participation Odds Improve

Everything from whether he will play to if he makes the cut, what will happen first, the OVER 35.5 finish position and if Tiger Woods goes on to ultimately win this year's Masters Tournament.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/04/2022

Guide to Reading Betting Odds: What they Mean and How to Use Them

Guide to Reading Betting Odds: What they Mean and How to Use Them

Sports wagering is much more involved than just picking a winner or a loser. Odds show us the probability of an outcome, giving a value to each bet you make, whether on points, a straight-up winner, or any other number of things in the game.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/04/2022

PlayUp Racebook App Launches Ahead of Kentucky Derby

PlayUp Racebook App Launches Ahead of Kentucky Derby

A new horse racing betting app is set to take on the likes of TwinSpires and TVG.  PlayUp announced its launch this weekend ahead of May's Kentucky Derby.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/04/2022

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Texas as that state has no intention to offer sports betting.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/04/2022

Can I Bet on Bovada From Iowa?

Can I Bet on Bovada From Iowa?

Bovada? From Iowa? Of course!  While Bovada is certainly reputable and has been around for quite a number of years, there are much better options, so let's compare, shall we.

Submitted by steve cooper on, Apr/04/2022

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Washington State

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Washington State

While MyBookie is currently acessible to Washington State residents, Gambling911-endorsed BetUS offers more generous cash bonuses with payouts often in hours (through BTC and BCH). 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/03/2022

Arizona Sports Betting Revenue Tops $500 Million in January

Arizona Sports Betting Revenue Tops $500 Million in January

Arizonans haven’t stopped embracing the state’s entry into legalized sports betting, plopping down $564 million in January wagers and winning back $522 million, the vast majority through online apps licensed to the state’s pro sports teams and Native American tribes.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/03/2022

Start Your Own Sportsbook in Canada

Start Your Own Sportsbook in Canada

There has never been a better time to start an online sportsbook in Canada.  The country recently legalized sports wagering on single games.  Previously they had only permitted parlay bets, choosing multiple teams to win a single wager.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/03/2022

2022 Southern Gaming Summit to Take Place May 3-6 in Biloxi

2022 Southern Gaming Summit to Take Place May 3-6 in Biloxi

With the gaming industry continuing to thrive in Mississippi, the Southern Gaming Summit 2022 has announced it will be hosting its event at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi May 3-6.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/31/2022

What is This Holy Grail of Gambling?

Voters in the nation's most populous state will get a chance in November to unleash a massive new industry in California — and provide a jolt to other holdout states.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/30/2022

Sports Betting Complex Coming to Fort Myers, Naples Area of Florida?

Sports Betting Complex Coming to Fort Myers, Naples Area of Florida?

A sports betting venue in Bonita Springs, Florida, broke ground on Tuesday (March 29, 2022).  The location is between Fort Myers and Naples on the West Coast and is a concept developed by Magic City Casino and PBS Contractors.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/30/2022

Sports Challenge America (Bonita Springs)

Bonita Springs Florida Sports Betting Complex

Sports Challenge America is planned on about 5 acres between the Bonita Springs Poker Room and the former dog track that broke ground on March 29, 2022.  The local venture will be owned and operated by Miami-based Magic City Casino and is being developed by PBS Contractors. An opening date is yet to be determined.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/30/2022

60 Percent of Massachusetts Lawmakers Support Legalized Sports Betting

60 Percent of Massachusetts Lawmakers Support Legalized Sports Betting

24 senators support legalizing sports betting, another 20 either had no opinion or failed to respond

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/28/2022

Saint Peters Nice $2275 Profit for Gamblers This Tournament Season

Saint Peters Nice $2275 Profit for Gamblers This Tournament Season

After all is said and done, the St. Peters Peacocks totaled $2,375 in profit from their March Madness wins when betting in $100 units. And after accounting for their loss to the Tar Heels, $2,275 was made on their incredible run.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/28/2022

List of Bookmakers Attending This Year's BetBash in Vegas Keeps Growing

List of Bookmakers Attending This Year's BetBash in Vegas Keeps Growing

Already confirmed attendees include Sportsbook veterans Johnny Avello, Jay Kornegay as well as PlayUp Head of Wagering Rex Beyers. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/22/2022

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Top 3 Reasons to Try a Mobile Casino

Top 3 Reasons to Try a Mobile Casino

Online casino games are rather popular today. There are many sites where people can play wonderful games and win money. In recent years, people who made many successful casino sites decided to make mobile versions of those sites. But, even though a mobile option is a rather convenient thing, many people don't trust it.

Political Betting News: Trump Washes Hands of Perdue in Georgia, May Stop Endorsing Candidates Altogether

His endorsee, celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz, is still neck-and-neck against David McCormick with around 9000 votes still to be counted.

How Much Will The "Bought" Texas A&M Aggies Pay Out With a CFP National Championship Win 2023?

How Much Will The "Bought" Texas A&M Aggies Pay Out With a CFP National Championship Win 2023?

Texas A&M football coach Jimbo Fisher is outraged over allegations made by Alabama head coach Nick Saban, who claims Texas A&M "bought every player" in its vaunted 2022 recruiting class.  That class has helped propel the Aggies to the 5th shortest CFP champion favorites.