NFL Betting Recap Week 7: Sportsbooks Win Big From Skins’ Cover

San Francisco 49ers and Washington Redskins

Over a quarter of all NFL betting action at William Hill was placed on the San Francisco 49ers and Washington Redskins game. Some bettors that took a chance on the Atlanta Falcons or Chicago Bears – both playing at home – lost sizeable wagers. One bettor at DraftKings Sportsbook has the ability to turn a … Read more

NFL Week 6: Sportsbooks Win Big On Chiefs, Cowboys Bettors

Tennessee Titans

The Kansas City Chiefs and Dallas Cowboys both lost their matchup despite being favored. The Tennessee Titans and LA Chargers also helped sportsbooks hold onto profits for the week. Sportsbooks like DraftKings, FanDuel, and PointsBet were also hit with huge parlays from bettors. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Another week of betting action is in the books … Read more

Mattress Mack Wins Big As Astros Advance To Pennant Series

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale

The New York Yankees ended their regular season with a record of 103-59, making the 1st in the AL East. The Houston Astros had a record of 107-55 and ranked 1st for the AL West. Superfan “Mattress Mack” from Houston has put down millions in wagers for the Astros to win the World Series. HOUSTON … Read more

DraftKings Takes A Small Hit On The Books With Colts Promotion

Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts beat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football. So far, this has been the largest upset of the NFL season, as the Chiefs were -10.5 points. DraftKings launched their sportsbook in Indiana and an odds boost hurt their bottom line. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – After Week 5 of the NFL, some bettors … Read more

Online Sportsbooks Report Spike In NFL Wagers

Online Sportsbooks Report Spike In NFL Wagers

The NFL is the most bet on sport for any sports bettor. Dramatic increases in wagers were seen for Week 1 in the NFL. Sportsbooks would not divulge exact numbers, but the popularity for sports betting has clearly exploded. NEW YORK – Both FanDuel and DraftKings reported better opening NFL season numbers than last year’s … Read more

US Mobile Sports Betting Is A Multi-Million Dollar Industry

Mobile Sports Betting

In their first year of legalized sports betting, New Jersey residents bet $3.2 million on sporting events and $2.4 million of those wagers came from their internet/mobile platforms. June 2019 showed that 83% of all sports wagers done in the state of New Jersey were done online while only 17% occurred at sports betting locations. … Read more

DraftKings Reportedly Considers Buying Online Sportsbook Firm SBTech

DraftKings, SBTech

Betting industry insiders claim that DraftKings wants to purchase SBTech. The move would give DraftKings its own in-house sportsbook technology backend. DraftKings has not publicly indicated its interest in SBTech. BOSTON – According to several industry insiders, DraftKings is looking at buying SBTech. SBTech, headquartered in the Isle of Man, is an international sportsbook technology … Read more

DraftKings Mobile App Launch Postponed In West Virginia

DraftKings Sportsbook

The DraftKings sports betting app is delayed because of its server location. One part of the mobile betting server is located outside of West Virginia. West Virginia still does not have mobile betting after BetLucky shut down. CHARLES TOWN, W. Va. – The new DraftKings sports betting app in West Virginia will be pushed back … Read more

Illinois Sports Betting Bill Passes, But With Online Restrictions

Illinois Senate Chamber

Illinois lawmakers passed IL SB 690 in the last day of the legislative session. This bill will allow for retail and online sportsbooks to open. Governor J.B. Pritzker will likely sign the bill later this month. SPRINGFIELD, Ill – Illinois lawmakers passed a sports betting bill in the very last minute. The legislative session for … Read more

No Fantasy: FanDuel Continues To Dominate DraftKings In Sports Betting Market

FanDuel Continues To Dominate DraftKings

FanDuel has overtaken its chief rival in New Jersey’s sports betting marketplace. DraftKings operates the second-most-popular NJ sportsbook. Strong marketing and a physical sportsbook are key to online wagering adoption. Atlantic City, N.J. – With New Jersey’s April revenue numbers in, FanDuel is maintaining its lead atop the market. When New Jersey launched online sports … Read more