Veteran Oddsmaker Explains ‘Integrity Monitoring’ From Sportsbook Perspective

By John Wilson | Published: September 12, 2018 at 9:00 am This is the second of a two-part series seeking to answer, “So What the Heck Is ‘Integrity Monitoring’, Anyway?” (Read Part I here.) Even before the United States Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in May, the NBA and [...]

2018-09-14T20:11:56+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

At USBookmaking, Walker forges ahead into sports betting’s new frontier

Robert Walker may not have known it then, but the bookmaking world was experiencing the end of an era in 1986 when he went behind the counter for the first time at the Fremont casino’s diminutive spots book in downtown Las Vegas. Up Fremont Street at the Las Vegas Club, Mel Exber was still chalking the [...]

2018-08-03T06:41:30+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|

The Basics of Sports Betting

Following the Supreme Court's ruling that PASPA is unconstitutional, numerous state legislatures are discussing -- or already have passed laws -- that will allow sports betting at brick-and-mortar casinos and racetracks, as well as online. The conservative estimate here is that by the end of 2018 eight or nine states will have licensed sportsbooks allowing full-fledged [...]

2018-05-20T22:04:40+00:00 May 14th, 2018|