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F***ed By Tuck? Attorney Provides Text He Claims Ties Hockey Player to Betting Syndicate (Update)

Attorney Provides Text He Claims Ties Hockey Player to Betting Syndicate

Hockey player now claiming case of "mistaken identity" as death threats to accusers and family members keep coming in.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/30/2021

BetMGM Limits Player to Just $12.43 Then Touts $362,000 Bet From "Shaggy"

BetMGM Limits Player to Just $12.43 Then Touts $362,000 Bet From "Shaggy"

The bettor whose limits were cut to $12.43 loses his bet and Shaggy wins $691,094 with his $362,000 limits.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/30/2021

College Football Bowl Game Predictions 2021 | Picks, Odds & Best Bets

College Football Bowl Game Predictions 2021 | Picks, Odds & Best Bets

The bowl season continues and some of the biggest schools are going to be on the field as the games ramp up and BetUS will be looking at seven games that take place between Dec. 29 and 31. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/29/2021

Lawyer Confirms Death Threats Made to Betting Clients From Account Purported to be Linked to Hockey Player

Lawyer Confirms Death Threats Made to Betting Clients From Account Purported to be Linked to Hockey Player

Georgia-based attorney attorney Joseph P. Durham tells Gambling911: "When @TKEBETTING has sent payments to people, it has routinely come from accounts registered to Joseph Tynan or Tucker ."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/29/2021

Seminoles Continue Airing "Watch Out Florida" Ads....During Monday Night Football

Seminoles Continue Airing "Watch Out Florida" Ads....During Monday Night Football

If you are a sports bettor residing in Florida, odds are good you were watching Monday Night Football with the Miami Dolphins winning their seventh straight game after starting the season 1-7.  And it was during that game that those infamous "Watch Out Florida" ads continued airing locally.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/28/2021

OHL Goaltender Tucker Tynan Accused of Being a Bookie Stiff

The story everyone is talking about this holiday season.  Soo Greyhounds issued a statement: “The league takes such matters related to gambling and the integrity of our games very seriously and are in the process of reviewing the allegations."

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/27/2021

Broward Sheriff Wants $1.22 Million in Cash From Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Broward Sheriff Wants $1.22 Million in Cash From Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Despite no criminal charges being filed, Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony still wants $1.22 million in cash, nine poker chips worth $1,000 each and 25 gold coins worth an estimated $44,400, all of which was secured from an illegal sports gambling ring, according to court filings.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/24/2021

How to Pick a Sportsbook

How to Pick a Sportsbook

The sports betting industry continues to get bigger and bigger especially now that many U.S. states now allow some forms of sports gambling. There are numerous sportsbooks in the industry all competing for you and your money. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/23/2021

Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Sports Betting in Ohio

Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Sports Betting in Ohio

Ohio lawmakers approved legislation earlier this month that will allow people to place sports bets online, at casinos, racinos, and at stand-alone betting kiosks in bars, restaurants and professional sports facilities.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/22/2021

Cybersecurity & Bookie Software: Protecting Your Data

Cybersecurity & Bookie Software: Protecting Your Data

As a bookie, the last thing you want for Christmas is ho ho holes in your cybersecurity.   One of your top goals is to protect your bookie software.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/21/2021

Is Bovada Legal to Bet on From New Jersey?

New Jersey residents are prohibited from betting on the Bovada website.  However, Bovada does not block those who already have accounts and are traveling within the state.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/21/2021

Do You Really Need to Know the Kind of Pay Per Head Software You Are Using?

Do You Really Need to Know the Kind of Pay Per Head Software You Are Using?

Betting software runs and operates most online sportsbooks. If you want to get online, then you simply have no excuse to not get online tomorrow!  Utilizing the pay per head industry and what they have to offer bookmakers. You no longer must go through this journey alone. We have more than 25-years of experience in the bookmaking industry and we can tell you what works and what doesn’t.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/21/2021

How to Choose the Best Pay Per Head Company in 2022

How to Choose the Best Pay Per Head Company in 2022

With 45.2 million Americans betting on the current football season, sports gambling is at an all-time high. This makes sense, though- the culture of sports betting is one of high adrenaline and excitement.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/20/2021

Why Is The Bovada Website Down So Long? Update: Site Finally Returns

After more than 48 hours, the Bovada website has returned for most bettors shortly after 6 pm ET

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/18/2021

You Can Now Place Sports Bets at Chicago Arenas, Stadiums

You Can Now Place Sports Bets at Chicago Arenas, Stadiums

Sports betting at Chicago's famed Wrigley Field and other sports venues received the green light Wednesday night despite some aldermen resistance.  Critics fear such a move will hurt tax revenue from a planned city casino.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/16/2021

Betting on the Buckeyes Will Be Allowed in Ohio

A common thread among most of the northern US states is the prohibition of betting on in-state universities and games that feature them.  Noteworthy is that Michigan does not have such a restriction.  And now comes word that Ohio will allow bets on their beloved Buckeyes.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/15/2021

Gambling.com Group Agrees to Acquire RotoWire to Accelerate U.S. Expansion

Gambling.com Group Agrees to Acquire RotoWire to Accelerate U.S. Expansion

Acquisition of a leading, nationally syndicated sports news & information service expected to accelerate U.S. online sports betting market penetration and U.S. growth.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/15/2021

Sports Betting Bill Heads to Ohio Governor's Desk

Sports Betting Bill Heads to Ohio Governor's Desk

Ohioans could began gambling on some of the state's college and professional teams just a little over a year from now under legislation legalizing sports betting on its way to the desk of Gov. Mike DeWine.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/15/2021

Adding Live Betting Options to Your Bookie Business

Adding Live Betting Options to Your Bookie Business

This second episode of Bookie Master Class: Live Wagering discusses why it is essential to add live betting features for your players.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/14/2021

Sportsbook Refunds Issued in Illinois State-Chicago State Basketball Game Due to Stat-Keeping Error

Sportsbook Refunds Issued in Illinois State-Chicago State Basketball Game Due to Stat-Keeping Error

"The final score in Saturday’s Chicago State vs Illinois State College Basketball Game was incorrectly listed as 80-71 Illinois State, when it should have been 81-71. With the spread at #CaesarsSportsbook listed at 9.5, Caesar has decided to pay out both outcomes."

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Dec/14/2021

Pay Per Head for Dummies

Gamblilng911.com looks at the benefits of using a Pay Per Head throughout the year, and it is here where we need to impress upon folks that sports betting does NOT end when the Super Bowl winner is declared. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/13/2021

Betting Public Has Best Week Ever in the NFL

Betting Public Has Best Week Ever in the NFL

The Cowboys covering by a half a point winning by 7 was one of the sweetest victories for the sports betting public. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/13/2021

Free Pay Per Head Trials, Offer Great Opportunities

Free Pay Per Head Trials, Offer Great Opportunities

If you are looking for ways to improve customer loyalty, and ways to make your day-to-day operations smoother, then a PPH is certainly something to consider. There are more than a few factors that make a PPH worth your time and energy and we want to share the “how’s and why’s”. We have the skinny, on pay per head bookmaking software and contract solutions.  

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/12/2021

Is BetMGM Legal in Texas?

Is BetMGM Legal in Texas?

BetMGM is not available to bet on from the state of Texas.  You do have options though.  BetAdrian welcomes sports bettors from the Lone Star State and offers a FREE NO DEPOSIT, NO OBLIGATION $20 SIGNUP BONUS. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/11/2021

Can I Really Make a Nice Living as a Bookie?

Can I Really Make a Nice Living as a Bookie?

Not only can you enjoy a wonderful living as a bookie, your life will mostly be stress free as this is one of the most outsourced businesses on the planet today.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/10/2021

Esports Entertainment Group Partnering with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City for First Sanctioned Esports Skill-Based Wagering Event in NJ

The launch will include a two-day 256-player in-person tournament, the first skill-based gaming event approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement where participants will be permitted to wager on themselves in each round of the event.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/10/2021

DraftKings Robins on Betting: "People Who Are Doing This For Profit Are Not The Players We Want"

DraftKings Robins on Betting: "People Who Are Doing This For Profit Are Not The Players We Want"

Robins admits he "probably could have chosen my words better" before going onto declare "We don't want professionals".   And one pro responds by telling Robins "the bookmaker is not entitled to the WHY" a sports bettor places a wager. "Any bookmaker that thinks he's entitled to that is fooling themselves," famed sports bettor Gadoon “Spanky” Kryollos says.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/09/2021

2021 Now the Highest-Winning Year Ever for US Casinos Plus Ohio Sports Betting Close

2021 Now the Highest-Winning Year Ever for US Casinos Plus Ohio Sports Betting Close

The American Gaming Association said U.S. casinos have already broken the record for most money won in a single year at $44.15 billion.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/09/2021

CIA Involved With Crypto as Chief Discloses His Agency Working on "a Number of Different Projects"

These projects are "focused on cryptocurrency and trying to look at second- and third-order consequences as well and helping with our colleagues in other parts of the U.S. government to provide solid intelligence on what we’re seeing as well.”

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/09/2021

New Watch Out Florida Gambling Ads Target Seniors, College Age Individuals

New Watch Out Florida Gambling Ads Target Seniors, College Age Individuals

The new slickly produced airings come as Judge Angela Dempsey denied an emergency restraining order against Seminole-backed entities to stop airing the Watch Out Florida ads filed by Las Vegas Sands.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/09/2021

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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.