The Analyst

The Analyst

The Analyst is an experienced gaming industry executive who offers insight each week on events and issues affecting the industry. Contact The Analyst at Publisher@GamingToday.com

Basic guide for monitoring a sportsbook

Basic guide for monitoring a sportsbook

posted on June 19, 2018 by

The Analyst | As sport betting fever continues to roll through the country regulators and enforcement agents are starting to question what they need to do to audit and monitor sports betting operations.

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VKG – A lesson in futures bookmaking

VKG – A lesson in futures bookmaking

posted on June 13, 2018 by

The Analyst | One of the favored bets by those of us who treat sports betting as if it were stock trading, is the futures bet. While as a standalone bet a sports futures wager is generally a sucker bet with the books generally targeting a comparably high hold (win) percentage.

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So you want to open a sportsbook…

So you want to open a sportsbook…

posted on June 05, 2018 by

The Analyst | Ever since the Supreme Court opened the door for other states to take advantage of sports wagering, interested gaming operators have been faced with a series of decisions: Operate their own book, partner with an existing sportsbook operator or outsource sportsbook operations.

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It is time to negotiate with sports leagues

It is time to negotiate with sports leagues

posted on June 01, 2018 by

The Analyst | The sports wagering industry has an interesting opportunity to guide its own fate but as there is no true unifying voice within the industry it is ill prepared to speak or negotiate with the leagues or conferences to come to a mutually beneficial deal. 

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What’s next for sports betting?

What’s next for sports betting?

posted on May 24, 2018 by

The Analyst | Now that the celebrations of the Supreme Court’s ruling that PASPA is unconstitutional are settling down, it is time to look forward as to what happens next for sports wagering.

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