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Nick Chubb Costs Gamblers Dearly

Nick Chubb Costs Gamblers Dearly

Nick Chubb's decision at the 1-yard line ended up costing bettors as the Cleveland Browns failed to cover a 4.5-point spread.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/15/2020

Clemson Tigers at Notre Dame Fighting Irish College Football Betting Preview

Clemson Tigers at Notre Dame Fighting Irish College Football Betting Preview

The second showdown of the season featuring two top-five teams comes this weekend in the ACC as two undefeateds go head to head. The No. 1 Clemson Tigers (7-0, 6-0) travel to face the No. 4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-0, 5-0) with the inside track to an ACC Championship Game spot on the line. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2020

Oklahoma State Cowboys at Kansas State Wildcats College Football Betting Preview

Oklahoma State Cowboys at Kansas State Wildcats College Football Betting Preview

It was a tough week for the Big 12 as far as the College Football Playoff and rankings go, and two of the teams who need bounce-back wins face off this week. The No. 14 Oklahoma State Cowboys (4-1, 3-1) travel to face the Kansas State Wildcats (4-2, 4-1), and one team will leave in first place in the conference. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2020

Is MyBookie Legal in North Carolina?

Is MyBookie Legal in North Carolina?

MyBookie is a popular online sportsbook that is accessible from North Carolina  At this time they are not endorsed by Gambling911.com.  Instead, we recommend Jazz Sports, in business since 1996.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Nov/02/2020

Can't Access Action 24/7 From Outside Tennessee to Bet Sports

Can't Access Action 24/7 From Outside Tennessee to Bet Sports

Action 24/7 is the new and exciting first of its kind in the world of US-based legalized sports betting as a local company with little gambling experience enters the Tennessee marketplace.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/01/2020

Can I Bet on Fanduel With My Mobile Device From Tennessee?

Can I Bet on Fanduel With My Mobile Device From Tennessee?

FanDuel, BetMGM and Draftkings were all set to launch their mobile sports betting products Sunday November 1 just in time for the halfway mark of the NFL.  Tennessee is the first state to legalize online sports betting without being home to a single land-based casino.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/01/2020

Can I Bet on MyBookie.ag From Texas?

Can I Bet on MyBookie.ag From Texas?

MyBookie.ag is a popular online sports betting site accessible from Texas, however, Gambling911.com's BetOnline (SBR A+ Rating) has some of the best current deals with a signup bonus up to $1000, payouts in just a few hours and the most competitive odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/31/2020

Can I Bet on FanDuel Sportsbook App From Ohio?

Can I Bet on FanDuel Sportsbook App From Ohio?

You cannot bet on the FanDuel app from Ohio, however, BetUS does welcome you with a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $2500).

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/30/2020

Can I Bet on FanDuel From Massachusetts?

Can I Bet on FanDuel From Massachusetts?

You cannot be on FanDuel from Massachusetts but our friends at BetUS will welcome you with their generous signup bonus (max bonus $2500)

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/30/2020

Can I Bet Sports With FanDuel From North Carolina?

 Can I Bet Sports With FanDuel From North Carolina?

FanDuel does not take bets from those in North Carolina.  BetUS does accept bets from North Carolina residents and visitors, including betting on the Elections.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/30/2020

Mobile-Friendly Betting Software

Mobile-Friendly Betting Software

Technology can be a wonderful thing, and as a result, it has completely revolutionized the entire gambling industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/29/2020

5Dimes Seeks to Enter Legal New Jersey Sports Betting Market

5Dimes Seeks to Enter Legal New Jersey Sports Betting Market

The widow of deceased 5Dimes founder Sean "Tony" Creighton is seeking to obtain a sports betting license in the state of New Jersey after entering into a $47 million settlement agreement with the US feds and shutting the book down to the US market.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/28/2020

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

On Wednesday, Circa, Stevens' new resort in downtown Las Vegas, opens with what's being billed as the "world's largest sportsbook."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2020

Chiefs a -21.5 Favorite vs. Jets in Week 8

The Kansas City Chiefs open as an unprecedented -21.5 favorite versus the New York Jets in Week 8.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/25/2020

Can't Bet the Illini From Illinois

Can't Bet the Illini From Illinois

Licensed Illinois sports betting apps do not permit wagering on in-state college teams.  You can get around this by signing up with a sportsbook licensed outside the state but still accessible within Illinois. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/23/2020

Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams Betting Preview

Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams Betting Preview

Two of the bounce-back teams in the NFL this season get together in Week 7 as the 5-1 Chicago Bears travel west to face the 4-2 Los Angeles Rams. Both teams made the playoffs in 2018 but missed out last year. The game kicks off Monday at 8:15 p.m. ET at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., and will be televised on ESPN.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2020

Cincinnati Bearcats at SMU Mustangs College Football Betting Preview

Cincinnati Bearcats at SMU Mustangs College Football Betting Preview

Two of the remaining Group of Five unbeaten teams go head-to-head in the American Athletic Conference this week as No. 16 SMU (5-0) hosts No. 9 Cincinnati (3-0). The contest kicks off Saturday at 9 p.m. ET at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas and will be televised on ESPN2.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2020

Accusations Levied Against William Hill for Cheating on In-Game Bets

Accusations Levied Against William Hill for Cheating on In-Game Bets

Nevada's William Hill operations have been accused of cheating players with in-game wagers, accusations that Hill calls "outrageous".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/20/2020

BetOnline Back Up After Massive Cyber Attack

BetOnline Under Aggressive Cyber Attack

BetOnline has come under an aggressive cyber attack per the site itself and Dave Mason, who continues to monitor the situation after taking a previously scheduled day off.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/18/2020

College Foootball 2020 Week 7 Morning Odds, Betting Action

Gambling911.com has your 2020 college football morning odds and action.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/17/2020

Clemson Tigers at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets College Football Betting Preview

Clemson Tigers at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets College Football Betting Preview

Top-ranked Clemson took out No. 7 Miami 42-17 last week at home and now heads on the road to face 2-2 Georgia Tech. Clemson has won 47 straight Saturday games dating back to November of 2016. This Saturday kickoff is scheduled for noon ET at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta and will be televised on ABC.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2020

What's the Line on the Georgia-Alabama Game With Saban Having Covid?

What's the Line on the Georgia-Alabama Game With Saban Having Covid?

When the Georgia-Alabama line opened, Bama was a -6 favorite.  The line dropped to -4 almost immediately.  Days later the number fell to -3.5 and has hovered around -4.5 since Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban disclosed his Covid-19 diagnosis. With a false negative, Saban confirmed coaching this game.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/16/2020

Real Bookies "Always Look for a Reason TO PAY a Customer”

Real Bookies "Always Look for a Reason TO PAY a Customer”

A common misconception: Bookies like to find ways NOT to pay players. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/16/2020

Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

You can bet college sports from Massachusetts using any number of top websites but it is likely you will not be able to do so with in-state licensed sportsbooks, assuming legislation is passed to allow these companies to be based here.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

Circa Sportsbook in Vegas is known for taking sharp action, according to David Purdum of ESPN.  When asked how that book determines "fair limits", Sportsbook Director Matthew Metcalf tweeted the following....

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

The reporting of “big” bets has become a controversial topic lately, writes Vik Chokshi of Barrett Sports Media.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/14/2020

Bad Day for Books in Week 5 NFL

Bad Day for Books in Week 5 NFL

The books really did not do well in the NFL following a stellar Saturday in College Football.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/11/2020

Can't Access the FanDuel App Outside of PA

Can't Access the FanDuel App Outside of PA

If you've loaded the FanDuel app within Pennsylvania and plan on traveling outside the state, beware there are only a few states that allow wagering on that app.  You may want to open a betting account with another site licensed outside of PA prior to your departure.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/10/2020

Players Get Crushed With Failed LSU, Florida Covers

Players Get Crushed With Failed LSU, Florida Covers

Unless you are a Gambling911.com reader, chances are you got crushed by Florida's failed cover against Texas A&M.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/10/2020

Fox Given a "Buy" Rating Thanks to Sports Betting Boost

Fox Given a "Buy" Rating Thanks to Sports Betting Boost

Fox Corp is an under-the-radar play on US sports betting, the headline reads for Wayne Duggan's report at Yahoo Finance!

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/09/2020

Breaking News

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Trainer Bob Baffert is facing two lawsuits from gamblers claiming they lost money lost money due to his "illegal, drug-induced win by Medina Spirit."

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

BetOnline has instilled Midnight Bourbon as the new Preakness Stakes favorite based on the race day action coming in.  He had been at 5-1 odds the day prior.

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

The Preakness Stakes morning odds hadn't changed much from the day prior with Medina Spirit favored and Concert Tour having relatively short odds.