Introduction to Responsible Sportsbook Wagering
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If you are new to online sports wagering or looking for a reliable online
sportsbook you have come to the right place. Online sports wagering and
casino gambling have increased at an exponential rate since the birth of
the internet. Unfortunately there are a large number of unscrupulous
online sportsbook sites and virtual gambling operators whose only
business is swindling money from the recreational sports bettor.
Thankfully there are plenty of legitimate online sportsbook wagering
sites from which to choose.
In order to pick an online sportsbook that will fit you best you need to
evaluate your betting history to determine what sports or bet types you
wager on the most. If you have not bet on sports before you will most
likely wager on sports you enjoy watching.
The most important question to ask before deciding to deposit money at an
online sportsbook is do they pay. You can start your research by
visiting the many sports betting forums that have appeared with the
advent of internet sports betting. Do not make the mistake in thinking
that every sportsbook who advertises at an online sports gambling
discussion group or sportsbook forum is legitimate. Many so called
watchdog websites are nothing more than internet portals whose owners
have not opened an account, placed a wager and successfully completed a
withdrawal from the advertisers on their sites. You are better off
seeking the opinions of the forum posters by either posting questions or
using the forums search feature to investigate sportsbooks that interest
At this point you should make a list of online sportsbooks that focus on
sports you like to bet or are compatible with your wagering style based
on what you have learned from forum posters.
The next step is to start eliminating online sportsbooks under
consideration that do not offer either reduced juice, opinionated lines
or substantial sign up and reload bonuses. Beware of any online
sportsbook that offers all three incentives they may be scams and most
likely will not be in business for long.
Most online sportbooks regularly offer a cash bonus in order to attract
new business. The online sportbooks that offer larger then normal sign up
and reload bonuses are targeting recreational bettors and they typically
are not interested in acquiring professional gamblers as customers.
Nearly every online sportbook offers a standard bonus equal to 10% of
your initial deposit but there are a number of quality online sportbooks
who have sign up and reload bonuses of 20% or more.
Some sportsbooks provide gamblers with the option of wagering at reduced
juice versus receiving sign up and reload bonuses. In my opinion every
sports bettor needs at least one reduced juice sportsbook in their
arsenal. Traditionally sportsbooks require sports bettors to wager at -
110 where you risk $1.10 to win $1.00. Reduced juice sportsbooks allow
you to wager at less than -110 usually -107 to -105 or risk $1.05 to win
a $1.00. It might not seem like much of a discount but it definitely adds
up over time.
It is highly recommended that you have at least three fully funded online
sportsbook accounts even if you only wager on one or two sports. It is
very difficult to be a profitable sports bettor without the ability to
shop for the best line.
With a little forethought and research you can ensure your funds are
safe, benefit from promotional bonuses and win more on every wager by
utilizing reduced juice sportsbooks.