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What Are The 5 Business Goals for Your Bookie Business to Stay Competitive?

What Are The 5 Business Goals for Your Bookie Business to Stay Competitive?

Reducing your expenses and discovering new networking opportunities are among the most important goals for running a successful bookie business. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/18/2022

DraftKings Calls Canada's Gambling Study Flawed

DraftKings Calls Canada's Gambling Study Flawed

Because the tax rate Ontario is expected to impose on online gambling sites is much lower than the percentage the government takes from casino spending, the report concludes that the province stands to lose out on $550 million in annual revenue for a total of $2.8 billion over the next five years.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/17/2022

$1.2 Billion Bet in December With New Jersey Sportsbooks: Revenues Way Down Though

$1.2 Billion Bet in December With New Jersey Sportsbooks: Revenues Way Down Though

A whopping $1.2 billion was wagered on sports in New Jersey during the month of December.  The books won $59.0 million in the month.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/16/2022

Is The Caesars Sportsbook App Available in Massachusetts

is The Caesars Sportsbook App Available in Massachusetts

You've seen the ads, but are they legal?  Caesars Sportsbook is not yet available in the great state of Massachusetts.  Alternatives do include SportsBetting.ag, which is one of the oldest established online sportsbooks catering to North America since 1997. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jan/15/2022

How Much Money Do I Need to Start an Online Sportsbook?

In this tutorial we learn how much money is required to run a sportsbook based on the number of players and the maximum amount wagered on average.   We provide specific numbers that can be applied to your own business plan.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/15/2022

Per Head Reviews - Gambling911.com is the WorldWide Leader in PPH Recommendations

The Pay Per Head sites listed here are among the most recognized in the industry, providing 24/7 service, customized websites, full reporting, live in-play and all at highly competitive pricing.  Some even offer live dealer casinos, poker and a full horse racing platform.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/15/2022

How do you Become a Licensed Bookie?

Now that each state in the United States sets the rules on the legality of bookmaking, it is becoming legal in more and more states, and will probably be legal in every state in the next 5 to 10 years. Since each state has their own specific rules and laws on gambling and being a licensed bookie, the first thing to do is see what the current rules are in your state.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2022

Pro Sports Bettors Debate Angle Shooting Ethics in the Wake of Draymond Green Props Controversy

Pro Sports Bettors Debate Angle Shooting Ethics in the Wake of Draymond Green Props Controversy

In the wake of the Draymond Green props bet controversy that had DraftKings bowing to public pressure to pay winners, pro gamblers Jack Andrews and Rufus Peabody examined the limits to one's advantage as a sports bettor AND as a bookmaker.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/14/2022

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Cincinnati?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Cincinnati?

Great news Cincinnati!  Ohio has just legalized in-state sports betting.  Retail outlets should be appearing soon, but in the meantime, there are options in neighboring Indiana and online with BetUS.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/14/2022

The Tax on New York Sports Betting is Insane

The Tax on New York Sports Betting is Insane

If you thought the 36% tax on sports betting in Pennsylvania was high, move over and make way for New York with its sick 51% tax.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/13/2022

How Can I Switch to a New Pay Per Head?

How Can I Switch to a New Pay Per Head?

Sadly, in the world of Pay Per Head software there is a new industry of companies that offer a software platform and nothing more.  Good luck getting updated lines and 24/7 service.  These companies sit atop Google ad listings and folks do not have a clue what they are getting into.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/12/2022

Ayre Tells Market Watch: "For Sure Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme"

Ayre Tells Market Watch: "For Sure Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme"

Calvin Ayre says Bitcoin SV is powered by a revolutionary technology that has many useful applications, while the digital currency most people know as Bitcoin is useless and a fraud.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/12/2022

Can I Bet With Bovada From Maryland?

Can I Bet on Bovada From Maryland?

Bovada does not allow betting from the state of Maryland.  Alternatives includes BetAdrian, perhaps the largest of the online sportsbooks focusing on the North American market.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/11/2022

Not Even Close: DraftKings FanDuel Backed Florida Sports Betting Signature Drive Looks Like Epic Fail

Not Even Close: DraftKings Backed Florida Sports Betting Signature Drive Looks Like Epic Fail

Though DraftKings and FanDuel have pumped an estimated $37 million into a campaign allowing Florida voters to decide next year whether to legalize sports betting statewide, those efforts appear to be falling way short.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/10/2022

Is Bovada Legal to Bet on From Ohio?

It is technically legal for Bovada to operate in Ohio though they do not have a state license to do so. While Bovada is good, there are better options available where payouts are made in just a few hours, not to mention more attractive lines  Jazz offers anonymous betting accounts with just a valid email.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/10/2022

Pay Per Head Sportsbook Demo

Pay Per Head Sportsbook Demo

A pay per head sportsbook service allows people to become bookies and accept action on various sports.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2022

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, Jan/09/2022

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is not available to new customers in New York, however, there are much better options.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/09/2022

Is Bovada Legal in Georgia?

Is Bovada Legal in Georgia?

Bovada is accessible in the state of Georgia and licensed in the island nation of Antigua.  The US Supreme Court in 2018 reversed decades of prohibition of sports wagering nationwide, however, Georgia lawmakers have little appetite for amending their own local laws.  As such, we are not likely to see in-state licensed sportsbooks in Georgia any time soon. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jan/07/2022

Can I Bet on the Caesars Sportsbook From Oregon

Can I Bet on the Caesars Sportsbook From Oregon

Caesars Sportsbook does not take bets from Oregon residents or visitors, however, Wager6 does.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/07/2022

Is Bovada Legal From Utah

Is Bovada Legal From Utah

While Bovada may be legal to bet with from the great state of Utah, there are indeed much better options, including BetUS, which offers a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $2500).

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/06/2022

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 Americas Bookie for its generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1500, up-to-the-minute interaction and extensive betting options and state-of-the-art live in-play wagering platform.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/06/2022

Georgia House Speaker Endorses Legalizing Gambling, Sports Betting

Georgia House Speaker Endorses Legalizing Gambling, Sports Betting

Georgia has long been among the staunchest opponents to legalized gambling in the US, but the tide may soon be changing.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/06/2022

When Will Mobile Sports Betting Apps Launch in New York State?

When Will Mobile Sports Betting Apps Launch in New York State?

The New York State Gaming Commission has approved four licensees to launch mobile sports betting as early as this Saturday, January 8 effective 9 am.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/06/2022

5 Tips on Profiling Players as a Bookie

5 Tips on Profiling Players as a Bookie

As a bookie, you should have some immediate idea of what a player is bankrolling.  "Get an idea of what they are earning, where their expenses are going.  Do some research.  Average out how much they make."

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/05/2022

SugarHouse Limits Sports Bettor to $6.06

An individual trying to place a bet at the Sugarhouse mobile sportsbook in New Jersey was in for quite the surprise.  They attempted to place a $32.26 wager, but were denied.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/05/2022

What's The Lowest Pay Per Head Price Out There?

What's The Lowest Pay Per Head Price Out There?

PricePerPlayer.com, the leading Sportsbook Pay Per Head provider in the industry is changing its price per player model.  The typical model for a bookie Pay Per Head company is to charge a weekly fee for each active gambler.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/04/2022

Arizona Generates $777M Of Handle in First Two Months Offering Sports Betting

Arizona Generates $777M Of Handle in First Two Months Offering Sports Betting

The first two months of sports betting in the Grand Canyon State set records.  A total of two retail outlets and nine mobile betting sites reported more than $777 million in wagers combined for September and October.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/03/2022

Power Pay Per Head Offers Local Bookies Premium Sport Gambling Software Online

The Pay Per Head industry continues to evolve in an ever-changing technological environment where what was all the rage last year is already obsolete.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2022

Staying On Top of the Line as a Bookie

Staying on top of the line can be an uphill task especially if you use inefficient strategies in your bookmaker. The stiff competition in the betting industry prompts operators to invent new betting products to attract more bettors. In this post, we discuss the bookmaker net and how you can defeat your competitors. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/31/2021

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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.