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Bet the Reds vs. Brewers Series - Hot Betting Trends

Gambling911.com takes a look at the Reds-Brewers Series hot trends for the period beginning May 20, 2019.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/21/2019

Sports Betting Forums: Top Discussions

We tap into the hottest discussions on the sports betting forums and social media.  Hot now: Vegas Sports Handicapper Gets Banned From Sportsbooks and Probation, Disney Takes Stake in Draftkings

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/21/2019

Sports Handicapper Banned From Sportsbooks for Three Years, Sentenced to Probation

Sports Handicapper Banned From Sportsbooks for Three Years, Sentenced to Probation

A well-known sports handicapper with a platform on ESPN has been sentenced to three years probation.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/21/2019

Trial Sports Book Software

Trial Sports Book Sofware

Our friends at Wagerhome are offering up to a 4 week free trial period to test what they claim to be the most advanced sports book software.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/21/2019

Maine Vote on Sports Betting Coming Shortly

Maine Vote on Sports Betting Coming Shortly

Maine legislators say they are 95% there but it is the other 5% they need to hash out, at which point sports betting could soon become a reality in the New England state.  Seven bills have been reduced to one.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/20/2019

Tonight's Betting Odds, Trends, Line Moves, Picks: NBA, MLB, More - May 20

Consensus plays include Braves, Twins, Nats, Yankees and Indians, all seeing between 70% and 75% of the action.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/20/2019

How to Become a Bookie From Scratch

Become a Bookie

Becoming a bookie isn’t as difficult as you may think. In this guide, I will assume that you are starting from scratch and provide you with the steps to get started. There’s a lot to learn if you want to run a successful operation, but I don’t want to overwhelm anyone.

Submitted by Guest on, May/20/2019

Sports Betting News: Disney Now Owns Share of Draftkings?

Sports Betting News: Disney Now Owns Share of Draftkings?

One small part of the massive deal between the Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox included the stake in daily fantasy sports and sports betting company DraftKings, Legal Sports Report confirmed on Monday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/20/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney, Others Risk Reputation, PointBet Refunds on Egregious No Call

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney,

A number of media companies have gotten into bed with gambling firms in recent weeks.  Caesars hooked up wtih ESPN last year, well ahead of more recent "open" marriages where the media firms like Fox and possibly Sinclair will act as bet takers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/19/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada From North Carolina?

Can I Bet on Bovada From North Carolina?

Sports betting takes place throughout the year in North Carolina, with a good chunk of that occurring on international websites like Bovada, which is accessbible from the state along with a number of other top sites, most of which offer better odds.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/19/2019

Game of Thrones Betting From FanDuel, Draftkings App: No Can Do

There won't be any betting on the season (and show) finale of Games of Throne in the state of New Jersey via either the FanDuel or Draftkings app.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/19/2019

Rays Just 9-23 at Yankees But Tampa Still Sees Plenty of Action as Line Drops From -140 to -120

Rays Just 9-23 at Yankees But Tampa Still Sees Plenty of Action as Line Drops From -140 to -120

Books appear to be encouraging action on Tampa Bay in their game at the New York Yankees Sunday despite the Rays being just 9-23 in the Bronx.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/19/2019

Home Team 8-2 in Last Brewers-Braves Meetings, Atlanta 4-1

Home Team 8-2 in Last Brewers-Braves Meetings, Atlanta 4-1

Up to 74% of consensus picks are on the Milwaukee Brewers in their game against the Atlanta Braves despite a strong trending edge for Atlanta.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/19/2019

Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Ahead of the highly anticipated first ever segment on the long running CBS news magazine 60 Minutes covering bitcoin, Inside Financial looks at the impact blockchain has had on the gaming sector.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/19/2019

Legalized Sports Betting in the US: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Legalized Sports Betting in the US: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

John Holden, Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University, has written a must read paper on the legal sports scene in the United States one year after the US Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2019

Bodexpress Runs Preakness Without a Jockey but Declared 'Did Not Finish' - No Refunds

Bodexpress Runs Preakness Without a Jockey but Declared 'Did Not Finish' - No Refunds

If you had Bodexpress to win the 2019 Preakness Stakes, he was declared "DNF" or "Did Not Finish".

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/18/2019

You're Not Welcome: Illinois Bill Seeks to Prevent Entrance by Draftkings, FanDuel

Language in a current version of bill floating around Illinois legislature seeks to keep out US legal sports betting titans FanDuel and Draftkings, both of which have absolutely cornered the NJ market.  The Cook County record suggests there will most certainly be legal repercussions.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/18/2019

Bourbon War Sees Odds Improving, Was AP Pick

Bourbon War Sees Odds Improving, Was AP Pick

Bourbon War odds were slashed from 10-1 overnight to 6-1 just hours ahead of the 2019 Preakness Stakes race.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/18/2019

Brooks Koepka 1-7 Odds of Winning Ahead of Final Day PGA Championship

Current PGA Championship chances: Koepka 83.6%, DJ 4.7%, Scott 2%, Spieth 1.5%, Rose 1.4%, Fowler 1%, Berger 0.7%, List 0.7%, Wallace 0.7%, Fleetwood 0.6%, everyone else 3.1%.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/18/2019

How Do Bookies Pay Their Customers?

How Do Bookies Pay Their Customers?

Do bookmakers in the United States pay their customers by meeting them in person and slipping cash into their hands in some dark alley?  Today's technology makes it easy for bookies to pay clients utilizing other methods.  It's to a point where they hardly even have to meet face-to-face.

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, May/18/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: No Sports Betting in Washington Any Time Soon, Team Liquid Pulls Off Biggest Upset in LoL

While other states are moving full speed ahead with their plans to allow sports betting, Washington State doesn't appear to have any appetite for it.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2019

Updated Odds to Win 2019 PGA Championship After Day 2

Updated Odds to Win 2019 PGA Championship After Day 2

You can continue to place bets on the 2019 PGA Championship overnight heading into Day 3 with updated odds that have Brooks Koepka as the -400 favorite.  He opened as the favorite to win at most of the European books.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/17/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

FanDuel, arguably the biggest online sports betting site in the United States that only operates in one state, New Jersey, had not yet posted future bets on one of the world's largest competitions, Eurovision 2019.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/17/2019

Eurovision Final 2019 Odds to Win: Where Can I Bet From The US?

Eurovision Final 2019 Odds to Win: Where Can I Bet From The US?

The Dutch are this year's favorite to win the Eurovision Contest, one of the most wagered on events of the year worldwide and now celebrating its 64th year.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/17/2019

Updated 2019 PGA Championship Odds After Day 1

Brooks Koepka was at 6/4 odds, Dustin Johnson 3/1, Tommy Fleetwood 11/1, Rickie Fowler 20/1, Patrick Cantlay 20/1, Justin Rose 33/1, Jordan Spieth 33/1 and Tiger Woods (my how the mighty have fallen in just one day) at 50/1 odds.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/17/2019

Hard Knocks Odds Have Redskins Favored

Hard Knocks Odds Have Redskins Favored

SportsBetting.ag has set odds on which team will be featured in the upcoming season of HBO's Hard Knocks. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2019

MGM May Pay $800 Million in Shooting Settlement

MGM May Pay $800 Million in Shooting Settlement

Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern U.S. history.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/17/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: $2.64 Billion Bet in NJ First Year ...BetMania Back to Normal? AZ and the Over

$2.64 Billion Bet in NJ First Year

Plus an easy win on the Arizona Cardinals OVER 5.5 NFL regular season wins in 2019?

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2019

Consensus Plays, Betting Volume May 16 12:45 pm EST

Consensus plays/bet volume: Phillies 66% with most bets, Indians most lopsided consensus 71%, Mets 66%, St. Louis Blues (Friday) 65%, One of the most dangerous picks yet for G911 OVER in the Brewers-Phillies game, and this one went OVER.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: Mass Lawmakers Not All on Board With Betting, Parx Leads Way in PA

Sports Betting News Updates: Mass Lawmakers Not All on Board With Betting, Parx Leads the Way in PA

Massachusetts state senator: "“I wouldn’t bet on it,” in regard to sports betting coming to the state.  Meanwhile, PA sees big dropoff in April

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2019

Breaking News

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

You cannot bet on the Draftkings app from the state of Oregon, however, a few dozen offshore sportsbooks are accessible from the state.

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

A bill that would permit mobile sports betting in New York easily passed in the Senate Monday, but two major obstacles stand in the way of the measure moving any further.

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death of 41-year-old Myron Wesley Knight.