Sportsbook News

Premier Per Head’s Redundant Bookie Software

Redundancy may carry a negative connotation in many applications, but when it comes to Pay Per Head software for independent sports bookmakers it can make all the difference in the world.

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Jul/30/2015

Free Pay Per Head August Special

With the new Football season upon us, our friends at AcePerHead.com have released the bookie deal of the century: Free Pay Per Head for the month of August.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/29/2015

‘Frankie The Flea’, ‘The Worm’ and Other BetEagle Agents Lead to Owner’s Sentencing

The owner of long established Costa Rica-based online and call center bookmaker BetEagle.com has been sentenced to 18 months behind bars by a U.S. District Court judge.

Joseph Graziano, 78, of Springfield, New Jersey, learned his fate Tuesday coming before Judge Claire Cecchi.

Federal prosecutors claim that, unlike most other Pay Per Head businesses operating offshore where such call centers are legal, BetEagle.com had ties to mobsters who would regularly intimidate customers and threaten those who failed to pay.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/29/2015

CNBC: Growth of Daily Fantasy Sports Exploding

(Gambling911.com Fantasy Sports Wire) - Just how much is being spent now compared to past years?

According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, the spent person spent $95 annually on Fantasy Sports.  In 2015 that number more than quadrupled to $465.

Adam Krejcik of Eiler’s Research will be speaking at the Daily Fantasy Sports Expo next week.  Appearing on CNBC, he noted that neither of the top two Daily Fantasy Sports companies – Draftkings or FanDuel – have yet to turn a profit.

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/28/2015

Sportsbook.ag Enters Daily Fantasy Sports Space

Sportsbook.ag, the largest North American facing online sportsbook in terms of volume of customers, has entered the Daily Fantasy Sports market.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/26/2015

Price Per Head White Labeling: What to Look for in Software

Local bookies need to consider their Price Per Head white labeling carefully as not all PPHs are created equal.  PremierPerHead.com features meet or otherwise rise above the industry standard.

A white label is a customized software platform that is managed by an outside firm. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/26/2015

Which Pay Per Head Offers Live In-Progress Betting on Games?

PremierPerHead.com is one of a handful of Pay Per Head businesses that offers live in-progress betting on most sports, including all nationally televised professional sports events.

Live betting has become so popular that it now accounts for more than half of some online gambling companies overall business.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/26/2015

Does Your Pay Per Head Service Make The Grade?

Cost and features often get all the attention when an agent is searching for pay per head solutions, but it’s the customer service itself that ultimately determines whether they’ve made the right choice.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2015

Live In-Play Betting Concept Coming to Daily Fantasy Via Boom Shakalaka

A start-up in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports with a cool sounding name, Boom Shakalaka, hopes to capitalize on a concept that now accounts for over half the amount of volume at some online sportsbooks.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/22/2015

Online Bookies Pay Per Head: There Are Plenty of Reasons Why It Is Necessary

In today’s world, the wise bookies will be coming online through the use of Pay Per Head services. Technology dictates it and your customers demand it.  More importantly, your competition is coming online.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/20/2015

‘Britain at the Bookies’ to Showcase Coral Bookmaking Staff and ‘Degenerate’ Gamblers

A three-part documentary entitled “Britain at the Bookies” is set to air Monday evening (20 July, 2015: 21:00) on BBC.  The film documents every day life behind the scenes at Coral, one of the United Kingdom’s largest bookmaking firms.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/20/2015

Charlotte North Carolina Bookies, Pay Per Head Services

Charlotte, North Carolina bookies are in high demand with a strong fan base feeding off of NFL, College Football and Basketball.  PayPerHeadAgents.com is available to service the local Charlotte area bookies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/19/2015

Bookies in Seattle – Pay Per Head Solutions for King County

Bookies in Seattle and the surrounding region are plentiful due to the above-average incomes and, of course, an NFL team that has been in two consecutive Super Bowls.

Most of the Seattle area bookies have made the transition to offshore Pay Per Head shops in order to handle the influx of business over the years.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/19/2015

Bookies in Arizona: Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Glendale, Chandler and Scottsdale

Bookies are prevalent throughout the beautiful Southwestern state of Arizona.  Residents of the state are fans of the NFL Cardinals, a few College Football teams and the NBA Suns among others. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/18/2015

Bwin.party Sees Shares Skyrocket Friday Following Blockbuster Deal

Shares in Bwin.party Digital Entertainment were up following Friday’s confirmation that 888 Holdings had agreed to buy the stock in a cash and stock deal worth around £898.3m, beating a rival offer from GVC.

The news of the sale was all but certain after the Financial Times and Gambling911.com received notice from key people within the organizations on Thursday afternoon.

Jason Ader, a major shareholder of the company, and New York based hedge-fund owner issued the following statement to Gambling911.com earlier Friday:

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/17/2015

Switching From One Pay Per Head to Another: How Easy is the Transition?

AcePerHead understands that many bookies and agents become disenchanted with their current Pay Per Head service and are looking to switch to another PPH.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/16/2015

Which Pay Per Head Websites Offer Craps?

The best Pay Per Head operation will offer a suite of online casino games in order to maximize profit.  This includes one of the more popular Web casino games: Craps.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/14/2015

5 Pay Per Head Casino Games for Bookies

Online casino gambling can be an important additional revenue stream for your sports bookmaking business and the following five games can provide the best return on investment as the most popular among bettors today.

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Jul/14/2015

FanDuel to Announce it has Raised Another $275 Million

FanDuel, the world’s largest Daily Fantasy Sports site, was set to announce it has raised $275 million in a new round of financing, bringing its total haul from investors to $360 million.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/14/2015

Unibet Buys Stan James Internet Business

Sweden-based Unibet has purchased betting firm Stan James’ online assets for approximately £19 million ($29 million).  The sale does not include any of Stan James 90 bookmaking stores throughout the UK.

“We have long been looking at strengthening our position in the UK online market,” said Henrik Tjärnström, CEO Unibet. “Stan James as an operator is one of the most well-respected in the UK market with particular strengths in horse-racing and other British sports.”

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/13/2015

Curfew for Crime Boss Tied to Two Homicides Relaxed As Wife is Set to Get New Kidney

Crime boss Rocco Arico has had his strict curfew relaxed from 9 pm to 6 am to 1 am to 5 am following news that his wife is about to undergo a kidney transplant.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/10/2015

6 Ways Premier Price Per Head Can Help Grow Your Business

As an independent sports bookmaker, you should always be looking for a Price Per Head service that can give you more for the per head fees you pay.

While there are a number of PPH services out there that will promise to help you grow your business, Premier Per Head has six proven ways it can over-deliver on this pledge.

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Jul/09/2015

5 Types of Pay Per Head Sports Wagers

Betting on sports is a huge industry and Premier Per Head has been helping independent bookmaking agents build their business for the past 14 years.

There are a number of ways to bet on sports and the following five types of wagers tend to draw the majority of the action from today’s betting public.

Straight Bet

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Jul/07/2015

Women’s World Cup Final Costs Sportsbook a Fortune: Handle More than Doubled

Okay so Sportsbook.ag got slaughtered by Sunday’s Women’s World Cup Final, but the numbers still left a lasting impression.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jul/06/2015

Pay Per Head Poker Sites

When it comes to Pay Per Head and poker sites, one of the better offerings comes from our friends at payperhead.com. They offer an online poker site that is part of the Chico Poker Network.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/05/2015

Tory MP Zac Goldsmith Backed Bookie Fitzdares Limited Near Going Bust

An upstart bookie firm baked by Tory MP Zac Goldsmith is on the verge of going bust after losing £115,000 in the 12 months to June 30 last year.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/04/2015

New Orleans Pay Per Head Services

Pay Per Head services were available for those bookies residing in the New Orleans area, a crime ridden region where it is absolutely essential to maintain your betting business offshore in order to avoid any high profile exposure to thugs and other criminal elements.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/04/2015

Colorado Springs Bookies, Pay Per Head Solutions

Colorado Springs bookies will be in full swing with the NFL just around the corner.  Bookies will be happy to know that there are many Pay Per Head operators willing to service your region. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/04/2015

Investigation to be Launched Into Bet365 Skirting Around Live Betting Law

The online sports betting site Bet365 is forbidden from taking live bets over the Internet but that hasn’t stopped them from doing so using an interesting loophole, one that could ultimately get them into hot water.

The restrictions are in place in Australia. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/03/2015

League of Legends Online Betting for US Customers Premiers July 4

The first US facing online sportsbook, appropriately named Sportsbook.ag (.com if you prefer) will be debuting eSports betting this weekend. League of Legends betting will now be a regular offering at Sportsbook.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jul/01/2015

Breaking News

Billy Graham Passes Away at Age 99: Believed Gambling to be 'Deadly'

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Gambling is an addition that could very quickly destroy someone's life, says evangelist Billy Graham.

ICOs Have Raised $2 Billion This Year Mostly From Private Sales

2017 was a banner year for ICOs - Initial Coin Offerings - with $5.7 billion raised, but as Bitcoin.com News reports, the general public now finds itself left out in the cold moving forward in 2018.

Doyle Brunson: 'I Turned Down $230 Million Offer for DoylesRoom.com

Over a decade again, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson claims he turned down a $230 million offer for his namesake online poker room, DoylesRoom.com.