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Virtual Sports Betting Expanding into the US

Virtual Sports Betting Expanding into the USVirtual sports betting games has been in the European market for over a decade and in Africa, Virtual sports betting has begun to gain a foothold as a crowd favorite.  This year, the United States will begin rolling out this new fun game that is a mix between a casino game and a sports betting game.

Several European based gambling companies will be bringing virtual sports betting to the US in hope that it performs even better in U.S. based casinos and sportsbooks. 

Currently, virtual sports betting makes up for roughly 20% of the revenue of its betting shops and has a proven track record as a winner.

Even though virtual sports betting is considered a “filler” type of sports betting game because it allows people to bet on sports in–between sporting event and races. 

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Asian Handicap Style Betting is the Future of Betting in America

Asian Handicap Style Betting is the Future of Betting in AmericaEvolution is what makes us stronger and better.  It is evident in all aspects of our daily lives and sports betting, is no exception as can be seen with the increased popularity of Asian Handicap in America. 

Sports bettors are becoming smarter and more informed about betting and they are always looking for that one thing that will give them the winning edge when they place a bet. 

This has in turn led to more people adopting Asian Handicap which is also known as Asian betting and Asian handicap betting style. Look out America because Asian Handicap is the next evolution in sports betting!

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Study Reveals that Sports Betting Would Increase TV Revenues

Study Reveals that Sports Betting Would Increase TV RevenuesThe American Gaming Association is doing everything it can to support sports betting and their latest study has shown that TV networks should seriously consider advertising sports betting.  The survey began with 1,500 Americans who were old enough to bet on sports and 500 of them were regular bettor.

The survey showed that the sports bettor usually watched 19 more games per season than the ones that did not bet on sports. This means that even though sports bettors make up only 25% of the NFL audience, they make up almost 50% of all of the watched NFL games during the regular season.

These numbers are certainly to have an impact on the thinking of television network companies as it would increase the NFL viewing by 36% which is a jump from 40 million to 57 million viewers.

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Best Football Preseason Sportsbook Bonuses

Best Football Preseason Sportsbook BonusesThe regular NFL Season starts on Sept. 8, 2016 which means that right now, all of the sportsbooks are trying to get your business before the season starts.  Since the sportsbooks know that most people usually will stick to one or two sportsbooks once the season begin, now is their chance to try and woe you into placing your football bets with them!

In order to get your business, all of these online companies are offering some amazing sportsbook promotions that are better known as Early Bird Bonuses. 

These Early Bird promotions are usually meant to try and lock you in by giving out either large welcome bonuses, or bonuses that will involve a free contest entry, free game specific bets and even free weekly bets throughout the football season.

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Victoria, Australia to Ban Sports Betting Ads

Victoria, Australia to Ban Sports Betting AdsVictorian Government in Australia is looking to ban sports betting ads according to Gaming Minister, Marlene Kairouz.  In a recent interview, the State Government is looking to submit a proposal that would ban all sports betting ads that are near schools and in public transportation in Victoria, Australia.

Kariouz said that “What we’re wanting to do is ensure they’re no longer exposed to betting advertisements while they go to and from school each day.” 

A majority of the Australian population supports the ban according to the Gaming ministry as it would also restrict gambling advertisement in places that are frequently used by minors.

No details have been released as to which places would be banned but that they would eventually be worked out during the consultation phase.  According to the latest statistics, sports gambling problems have already cost the community of Victoria between $1.5 billion to $2.8 billion per year.

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Top 5 Sportsbooks for NFL Football Betting

Top 5 Sportsbooks for NFL Football BettingWe are just one month away from the first NFL game of the year and this is time to start looking for a sportsbook to handle all of your NFL Football action.  We say now because this is the time period known in the industry as “Crunch Time” or “Early Bird” time.  This means that at the moment, all of the new and old sportsbooks are fighting to get your business before the regular NFL season starts on September 8, 2016.

It is a known fact that the month of August through September is when players like you are shopping for a book and that you will probably stick with it until the end of the football season.  With so many sportsbooks to choose from, we thought we would make it easier for you by giving you a list of the top 5 sportsbooks for NFL Football betting in the industry.

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Nova Scotia Gambling Revenue Up by $40 Millions

Nova Scotia Gambling Revenue Up by $40 MillionsGood news for the Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation as their revenue for their lotteries and Video Lottery Terminals has increased their revenue from $396.6 million in 2014-2015 to $441 million for the 2015-2016 year.

According to a press release from Thursday, CEO and President of the Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation attributes the surge in revenue from big wins in the ticket lotteries and a sharp upward spike in revenue from the VLTs.

For the gambler, this poses some interesting questions about the coloration between the cancelation of the “My-Play” program, a program that targeted the deterrence of people with gambling addictions from playing which in reality only stopped people without any gambling issues from playing.

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Top 3 Sportsbooks for Baseball Betting

Top 3 Sportsbooks for Baseball BettingWe are currently in the middle of the baseball season and things are heating up as the Rangers, the Indians and the Orioles are leading the pack on the side of the American league.

In the National League, the Chicago Cubs are doing great followed closely by the Giants and the Nationals.

We thought that we would give you straight from the mouth of the betting experts which bookie is best for those that love to place their action on baseball.

They are several online sportsbooks that offer MLB baseball betting but which one offers the best lines and the best odds for your baseball betting needs?

We have taken a look at over 50 sportsbooks to give you our list of top three sportsbook for baseball betting.

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CRSportsBet.ag Adds Bitcoin and Ria to Its Banking Methods

CRSportsBet.ag Adds Bitcoin and Ria to Its Banking MethodsSan Jose, Costa Rica –CRSportsBet.ag, an online gambling and entertainment company based out of San Jose, Costa Rica announced today that it now offers Bitcoin and Ria Money Transfer as a banking method for all of its sports betting and gambling services.

Bitcoin was created in 2009 as a form of digital currency that can be exchanged through electronic devices like a smart phone and is used by over 100,000 businesses globally with well over a quarter and a half million Bitcoin transactions daily.

 Since its inception, the gambling industry has been pushing the use of Bitcoin because it is a centralized currency and is anonymous because Bitcoin transactions do not disclose any personal information.  In addition, it is not subject to the regulations and rules that conventional currencies are bound by.

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Daily Fantasy Sports Scrutinized by Congress

Daily Fantasy Sports Scrutinized by CongressOn Wednesday, the U.S. Congress decided to study the legalities and the future of daily fantasy sports after months of individual legislative battles by several states.  This year, ten state attorney generals have ruled that daily fantasy sports that include fantasy football, fantasy baseball and such are in violation of state gambling laws.

In addition twelve other states like Missouri are actively considering regulatory legislation for fantasy football.  Yesterday’s meeting of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade became the first discussion regarding daily fantasy sports at a federal level.

Fantasy sports Games is a multibillion dollar business that is often advertised during the football, basketball and baseball season with DraftKings and FanDuel being the two largest Fantasy Sports companies leading the pact.  Oddly enough, their presence was not at the meeting.

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Big Bonus Sportsbooks – Big Rewards & Even Bigger Risks

How to Play with a Big Bonus Sportsbook and Still Get Paid

Big Bonus Sportsbooks – Big Rewards & Even Bigger RisksEvery year, about 100 new sportsbooks are created and every year about 95% of these companies go out of business by the end of the NFL season.  These are the new and small operations that give out 100% cash bonus or even up to 200% bonus in free play in order to get started.

For the veteran sports bettor, that is an offer that is too true to be good.  That is because of the legitimate online sportsbooks that have been around for over a decade and have a reputation for paying their players’ winnings in a fast and efficient manner only give out up to 30% bonus.

Despite these facts, thousands of sports bettors are still willing to take the risk of not getting paid on their winning because they do not know anything about the offshore sports betting industry or because they are willing to take the risk for a large possible reward.

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