By Ray Monohan

It’s a conversation that started a long time ago that companies like BetOnline propelled to new heights: Low Juice or Big Bonus.

We know what bonuses are all about and their many varieties, so now we’ll take a look at low juice and determine why it’s a winner.

By Ray Monohan

Understanding The Importance Of Early Lines

I often get the question as to whether you should pay attention to early lines and the simple answer is that depends on what type of bettor you are.

For professional gamblers who do this for a living, the opening line is one of the most important pieces of information they can gather. For the casual gamblers who play for fun, early lines don’t mean a whole lot.

By The Intern

If you’ve been betting sports for a long time, the one consistent sentiment you get is that while internet, technology and general browsing advance, sportsbook websites don’t.

Some sportsbook websites are ancient. BetJamaica is off the map now, but their website never ever changed. Today by the watercooler, as we were talking about this subject, a coworker wondered aloud whether TheGreek even has a web team because their home page has been identical for the last 10 years.

By Ray Monohan

It’s often a hot topic whenever a sportsbook like Pinnacle comes into the conversation: do we really need phone service from a sportsbook?

I remember about 10 years where the internet was not as widely available as it is nowadays and a regularly open phone number would be a crucial service provided by a sportsbooks. Some books would have multiple numbers with a slew of operators that can take calls so if they get overburdened during halftime betting, someone is always there to answer a call.

By The Intern

Can you imagine what Wall Street would look like if you were only able to invest before the sound of the opening bell?

There’s no pandemonium on the floor, there’s no day-time trading and there are literally no transactions until the closing bell.

Sounds crazy, doesn’t it?

But that’s how sports betting is, for the most part. There’s always been in-game betting with halftime and quarter betting, but sportsbooks haven’t openly allowed in-game betting in between snaps, line changes and free throws.

By Ray Monohan

Reputation is something we all worried about in high school, but it’s still just as important nowadays. The difference is that most of us don’t care about being ‘cool’ anymore and reputation is something that is far more valuable to products and companies, than it is the common individual.

Don’t overlook the value of a good reputation in the sportsbook world. Here’s four reasons why your sportsbook’s reputation matters:

By Ray Monohan

Money In HandSportsbook bonuses are one of the first things the casual bettor looks at as the gaudy percentages are eye-catching. That’s what they are meant to do, but we’re here to tell you that not all bonuses are made equal.

While the 999% bonus might look as sexy as Kate Upton is a skimpy thong, the reality is that there are many types of bonuses that offer different types of value. Some are cash, some are free plays, some are match plays and some come in the form of casino chips.

Below is a breakdown of the different types you'll encounter and what they mean for you. Keep in mind that there are different rollovers attached to them.

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