Posts tagged ‘sports betting news’

UFC Takes on Crypto Only Sportsbook as Sponsor

March 9, 2021

The UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) has made waves recently by taking on the first crypto-only based sportsbook. Plenty of sports leagues have made deals with sportsbooks over the years. And UFC recently inked a deal with DraftKings, the fantasy site turned bookie. But this is the first deal between the league and a crypto-only based […]

5Dimes Licensed in Isle of Man – U.S. Bound?

March 1, 2021

We had a reader contact us inquiring about 5Dimes and asking us if we know if 5D plans to enter the United States market now that they are licensed in the Isle of Man. In case you haven’t heard, last year 5Dimes paid the U.S Government $48M+ to make things right with them for operating […]

Super Bowl Streaker Will Not be Paid

February 13, 2021

When everyone on social media started sharing the streaker meme,  it immediately piqued my interest. The image claimed that he was a “betting genius” not some dumb criminal. It claimed he had placed a prop bet “Yes – There will be a streaker during the Super Bowl” at +750 odds. Immediately I knew this wasn’t […]

BoDog India & BoDog Asia to Shut Down

October 5, 2020

Sports bettors and affiliates of Bodog were informed on September 28th that BoDog was shutting down operations of BoDog Asia and BoDog India immediately. Asia and India are the two most populated regions in the world. This shut down removed a total of 3+ billion people, almost half the world’s entire population. You can use […]

5Dimes Reaches Settlement with U.S. Government

September 30, 2020

As we reported earlier this month, 5Dimes sportsbook located in Costa Rica abruptly cut off customers originating from the United States. There was much speculation as to the reasoning behind this. It was also known that there had been a long-term gambling and money laundering investigation underway by the Feds. The owner of 5Dimes was […]

Bookies Lose Week 2 NFL

September 21, 2020

The numbers are in from yesterday and the books are feeling the bite. Sportsbooks make a good chunk of money from parlays as well as the 10% booking fee associated with sides and totals wagering. However, they do not always balance this action. Most weekends there are certain games that are lopsided for the book […]

Iconic Wrigley Field to Host Sportsbook

September 3, 2020

The 106 year old stadium is the home of many fantastic events over the years. Concert from “The Who”, “Pearl Jam” and “The Beach Boys” have entertained the masses at The Friendly Confines. The Chicago Bears and Northwestern have both played football there. And there have even been hockey games. But now, Wrigley Field will […]

6 Pro Athletes Who Like to Bet on Sports

August 5, 2020

The law is that while you are officiating, coaching, or competing in sports, you are prohibited from betting on sports. This is showcased in the cases of Pete Rose and Tim Donaghy. There have been different levels of sports betting scandals in several leagues out there, ranging from the case of Rose, to that of […]

Sports Betting Legalization in the US may Speed Up Because of the Pandemic

May 14, 2020

It has been over two years since the Supreme Court of the United States has stricken down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act or PASPA of 1992. This finally made sports betting federally legal. This happening allows the states in the US to decide for themselves whether they would legalize and regulate sports betting […]

College Bowl Games Early Lopsided Action Report

December 17, 2019

The Bowl season is right around the corner. In three days we will see the official start. This year has about a dozen games which are of little interested to the general public. The ever expanding bowl system and the addition of new D1 teams every year makes this a certainty. For the purposes of […]