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Sports Betting News Updates: One Year After PASPA Overturned, Iowa Casino Preparing to Open New Sportsbook, More

Sports Betting News Updates

The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 was overturned one year ago this week (May 14, 2018) by the US Supreme Court, thus heralding in a new era of legalized sports betting across the USA.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2019

3 Benefits of Using a Sportsbook Software

3 Benefits of Using a Sportsbook Software

There are lots of good points if you still want to pursue how to become a bookie.  Due to the digital era, the betting business was made easy especially with the use of Sports betting software.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2019

PGA Championship Odds - Best Payouts

Updated Live Until Noon EST

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/16/2019

Sports Betting Coming to the Mohegan Sun PA

Sports Betting Coming to the Mohegan Sun PA

The casino got the green light Wednesday from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in Harrisburg to open a sports betting lounge on site, making it the only casino in northeastern and central Pennsylvania to have legalized sports betting.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/16/2019

7 of the Last 10 Games Between Brewers and Phillies Have Gone Over Current Total

7 of the Last 10 Games Between Brewers and Phillies Have Gone Over Currrent Total

The total on the Brewers-Phillies game was coming in at 9.  Seven of the last ten games have gone OVER that total.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/15/2019

Philly Casino Fined for Serving 17 Free Alcoholic Beverages to Gambler ...In 8 Hours

Philadelphia Casino Fined for Serving 17 Free Alcoholic Beverages to Gambler  ...In 8 Hours

The SugarHouse Casino must pay a $17,500 fine

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/15/2019

Can I Bet the PGA Championship From Iowa?

You can bet the PGA Championship online from Iowa at any number of top websites accessible from the state.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/15/2019

Where Can I Bet the PGA Championship Online From Indiana, Illinois

Where Can I Bet the PGA Championship Online From Indiana, Illinois

You can bet the PGA Championship online from Illinois and Indiana at any number of top websites accessible from either state.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/15/2019

Is Bovada Legal From My State?

Is Bovada Legal From My State?

Bovada is legal from most states, though Washington State does have a provision specifically aimed at betting online whereby anyone found to be doing so could be prosecuted with a felony. Bovada cannot be accessed from all states.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/15/2019

Where Can I Find a Bookie?

Where Can I Find a Bookie?

Want to know where to find a bookie?  Look no further than your local sports bar, race track, pool hall, but first check with friends and co-workers, especially those who are sports fanatics.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/15/2019

Where Can I Bet the PGA Championship From Ohio?

Most offshore sportsbooks are accessible to Ohio residents for betting on this year's PGA Championship online.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/14/2019

Place a Bet Right at Wrigley Field: Bill Would Allow This

Place a Bet Right at Wrigley Field: Bill Would Allow This

Wrigley Field, Soldier Field and other sports venues would offer sports betting under current legislation

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/14/2019

Monkey Knife Fight Review l Complaints

Monkey Knife Fight Review l Complaints

Monkey Knife Fight is an online fantasy sports prop hybrid site that is licensed in California.  It has evolved (pun intended) out of a May 2018 US Supreme Court decision that now permits sports wagering, essentially testing the limits, but not quite crossing the line.   

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/14/2019

Latest Sports Betting News: ESPN Caesars Marriage, Iowa Bill Signed, More

Latest Sports Betting News: ESPN Caesars Marriage, Iowa Bill Signed, More

In the fast changing world of sports betting, more media outlets are coming out of the woodwork to join forces with gambling ventures.  Last week it was PokerStars parent company The Stars Group and Fox Sports.  Now comes word of a partnership between ESPN and Caesars.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

How Much Will Laughing Fox Pay to Win the 2019 Preakness Stakes?

How Much Will Laughing Fox Pay to Win the 2019 Preakness Stakes?

Laughing Fox will pay out $250 for every $10 bet if he goes onto win the 2019 Preakness Stakes race.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/14/2019

ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN partnership with Caesars will include integration of odds data and branding but no betting site tie-ins, unlike last week's announced Fox Sports/Stars Group deal.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

PGA Championship 2019 Betting Preview

PGA Championship 2019 Betting Preview

Major number two is this week, as the PGA Championship tees off on Thursday in Farmingdale, New York. The best golfers on the Tour will battle at Bethpage Black, which is hosting its first PGA Championship and first major since the U.S. Open in 2009.

Submitted by Guest on, May/14/2019

I Live in Florida But Will be Traveling to New Jersey - Can I Bet Sports Online There?

I Live in Florida But Will be Traveling to New Jersey - Can I Bet Sports Online There?

If you are living in Florida, can you bet online while visiting New Jersey? The answer is "Yes" provided you are physically within the state's borders.  Geo-location technology ensures you can only access these apps while physically in NJ.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

What Sites Offer Live Betting on Tennis?

What Sites Offer Live Betting on Tennis?

Live in-play betting is available on many of the top Tennis events at Betonline.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/14/2019

Where to Wager Online From My State

Where to Wager Online From My State

You can wager online from all US states using a sportsbook located offshore in Web sports betting hubs across the globe.  Some of the biggest are Malta, Costa Rica, the United Kingdom and Gibraltar.  Some states are beginning to open sportsbooks themselves.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/14/2019

Which Online Sportsbook Has the Best Payout Odds on Tiger Woods to Win the PGA Championship 2019

Which Online Sportsbook Has the Best Payout Odds on Tiger Woods to Win the PGA Championship 2019

Woods would pay out $1023 on a $100 bet or $102.30 on a $10 bet at Bookmaker.  These were the best odds we could find for the North American facing books.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/14/2019

DreamHack Open Tours Winner Betting Odds 2019

DreamHack Open Tours Winner Betting Odds 2019

mousesports 2/1 is the favorite to win the DreamHack Open Tours 2019.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/13/2019

BetMania, Skybook Betting Accounts Wiped Out

BetMania, Skybook Betting Accounts Wiped Out

For the past two weeks, customers of Skybook and BetMania have complained of having their betting accounts disappear.  Sister book, BetPhoenix has also been impacted.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2019

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that establishes a legal way to bet on professional, collegiate and international sporting events.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/13/2019

Create a Bookie Website

Create a Bookie Website

You can create a fully customized professional bookie website in under an hour, no matter where you live, no matter how many customers and for just a mere $5 per player per week.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

Pirates are 1-12 vs. Diamondbacks

Pirates are 1-12 vs. Diamondbacks

Talk about a HOT trend: The Pirates come into Arizona 1-12 versus the Diamondbacks.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/13/2019

Brewers vs. Phillies Betting Trends - May 13

Brewers vs. Phillies Betting Trends - May 13

The line on the Brewers-Phillies game had Philadelphila -150 after opening at -160.  Milwaukee was at around +140 most books.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/13/2019

Mobile Betting Gets a Lift in NY: Cuomo Says 'Under Review'

Mobile Betting Gets a Lift in NY: Cuomo Says 'Under Review'

A bill to legalize sports betting in the Empire State got a bit of a boost on Monday, advancing to the Senate Finance Committee.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/13/2019

Sinclair Broadcasting to Benefit From Sports Betting

Sinclair Broadcasting to Benefit From Sports Betting Deal

Sinclair Broadcasting's ownership of 21 regional sports networks will help the company to gain an instant foothold into the lucrative newly legalized sports betting industry in the US.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

PGA Championship 2019 Betting Props: Will Tiger Woods Finish in Top 5

PGA Championship 2019 Betting Props: Will Tiger Woods Finish in Top 5

Betting on the PGA Championship 2019 will include a wide assortment of prop bets such as Tiger Woods finishing among the top 5 and whether he will lead after Round 1.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/13/2019

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.