They will have internet access for your players and alternate back up sites for emergencies or problems on the main site. An exceptionally reputable book offshore will look to accommodate your players by offering to actually hire personnel for your players language needs as is the case with OldSchool Bookie ( . Back then you had to be careful where you went because there was no telling what would happen to you and your players. If there is so much as an inkling of an idea that your business is being compromised, BAIL OUT!. Avoid new sportsbooks. Not all is good and true . Customer service is also a top prioirity for me. You should consider the service mentioned above to be the minimum acceptable. If their Integrity is at question, you can assume your data will be passed on to the wrong people.

(i) improved earning potential for the agent, (ii) decreased legal exposure for the bookmaking agent, (iii) increased customer service for the gambling agent’s clients, and (iv) ability for the agent to do something other than answer wagering calls AND having to deal with figures AND trying to increase his business without having time to sit back on the pool deck with a cocktail in one hand and a cigar on the other. How simple is it? Very… As an offshore sportsbetting business grows..the big men behind it all become greedy. He has now outsourced 70% of his business to an offshore price per head sports betting provider For more information on a price per head system please visit:

Price Per Head Agent Solution or Outsourcing Bookmaking to an Offshore Sportsbook by using online sportsbook software and technology provided by this type of companies, allows agents – credit bookmakers to outsource the writing of their business to sportsbooks or companies such as (Contact them at 800-382-2825). Service / Offerings: Most turnkey sportsbooks now are open 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, 365-days a year. The right to remain Silent – : Sammy Valeski, onshore bookmaker, 38 years in the buisiness: Security is Number ONE issue.

Gambling agents that come to us and choose our per head turnkey services for their customers complain that X book has the worst english speaking clerks. The more accessible the service is and the more wagering options that exist, the more money the betting agent will make. They will give you the availability to grow…YOU have the edge. You should have full trust in the one you are dealing with. Avoid excuberant bonus promises for your players and ridiculous promotions which you nor your players don’t really need. The gambling agent or bookmaker then pulls reports at the end of the week, and pays or collects what the client won or lost. You are looking for a price per head turnkey solution to better service your clients – therefore service is one of the key deciding factors on who to go with. . Always consider that if the company you are considering is publicly held, as is the case with most large Sportsbooks, then your security is compromised (it CAN BE accessed via the government). I know for a fact that my players remain with me out of the relationship I have built with them. You are moving your business off shore for convenience and lets face it….for protection. The trick to a turnkey sportsbetting business is not the fee you pay. Patterson, NJ: “One of the hardest things to find when you are outsorcing your bookmaking business is someone who treats your business as their own. Do your homework…a nice gold seal of approval from the somethingnot betting association of never never land is not necessarily a company touched by God.”

This is a win win situation for all parties involved. There are several ways to run checks on the Offshore Sportsbooks and offshore per head services at hand. Time in business is a must. Believe me there are more than one of those out there endorsing their own book. Reputable price per head sportsbooks will offer quarter lines, half time lines, game lines, money lines, propositions, multiple casinos, horse betting, and more. Their staff should be FLUENT in english. Security: This is a MUST (needless to say) Your assets and your players should have the necessary security to continue doing business.

2. Proven track record does not necessarily mean a flashy logo of some 2 wit “watchdog organization”. Don’t let your self be led by the next Tom, Dick or Harry that crosses the street saying that he came up with the Price per Head concept. Reputation/Integrity: DO YOUR HOMEWORK….we are talking about YOUR business here = your money. Currently has 3 packages, over 1250 players. There are some verifiable and known sources: The Prescription, Bettors World, etc. They tend to grow and grow…and at just the right time…sell out. It is called a Price Per Head service fee also known as PPH fee. Yet as mentioned before…be carefull. Their own book??? Yes…their own offshore sportsbook…that’s right boys and girls…there are these so called watchdog or betting organizations which where created and owned by the same sportsbooks and casinos they so gleefully refer and endorse.

1. On the same note neither you nor your players should have to go through an intensive language comprehension course for foreigners. We see them all time.

4. Check Internet Casino and sportsbook blacklists, there are hundreds of posting forums and Blogs out there with VERY useful information on the offshore gaming and casino industry. Some onshore bookmakers have foreigners as part of their package and as additional service this book offers staff who can accommodate your players. They often will see you and your players as just another account number….another onshore bookie out of the pile. Years In Business: As you should always do when you are dealing with either your own clientle or your money (which is usually one and the same) make sure that the Company you choose for your PPH Provider has been around for at least 6 years…with a proven track record in the online gaming industry; needless to say. (they actually get time to enjoy the money they are earning…for those at home). Where as a conservative price per head bookmaking operation…you see them, they go from season to season…and their quality of service never diminishes, their packages, their fees, their staffing….they remain the best in the industry…consider it as a family business..and you are part of that family. David Brunner. Size of the agent credit sportsbook and their reputation is always good…but not a must. Google the Company in question. They trust me, hence they trust where I lead my onshore gambling business and they WILL follow. Period!

The number of Offshore sportsbooks operations that offer this type of development for the “Local bookie” has grown exponentially over the last twelve months with new offers sprouting daily, top of the line turnkey sportsbetting software and more and more handsome offers and promises to be the best. The only money that trades hands is the money between the agent or bookmaker and the Price Per Head software provider . If not they will remain open untill the last game of the day goes off the board. Your business should not be compromised by the sportsbook solution you choose. If you plan on going for the publicly traded bookmaking services offshore chances are you and your players information will be handled by more than one hand….and eventually will fall into the wrong pair of hands. Location: This should be the first thing you do…Make sure that the PPH provider you choose is Legally Licensed and Bonded in the Country it claims to be in. But times have changed and its easy to spot a fly by night betting offshore operation with a wishy washy service…they rarely last through the 1st season. Troy, CA, Agent holding 798 players, been in business for 13 years : “I have been around for some time. You must not afford to risk your clients or your sports season to a fly by night operator or ‘wanna be’ operator. Go for the safe way…they are out there and when you do find a good price per head turnkey service stick to it like a bad habbit, you and your business will grow rather, when a company is tied to a loser post-up sportsbook, you know what to expect for your clients.”

This article was posted on January 17, 2006


From the dawning of legal offshore gambling, came the Price per head concept …and is not a cattle weight conversion project to get more dough out of your beef.

Andy Vecchio is a proffesional bookmaker that has been in business successfully for many years.

The Real Deal:. There are tons of perfect examples out there, the companies you hear the most about, yes children, those were sold out, bought out, and merged.

The who is who in the business – Jake Wesson, Floor Manager for “This isn’t rocket science…My business goes to the one who offers more options for me and my players. I can never stress this enough…don’t believe everything you see (or read for that matter). They see you as another market, another onshore betting agent they need to lure and conquer and will try to take your players and flush you out. I insist that every person I hire for my staff must be 100% fluent in English. You may have the best english speaking clerks in the business, but if your players are getting shunned out from the customer service portion, its time for you to take your package and go elsewhere. This is very common particularly in the sportsbetting offshore industry …companies being bought out by other companies which in return are bought out by yet another larger firm…and so forth down the line…its the Circle of life in the Corporate world. I have learned through painful experience that a big over-rated online sports book and casino service is not necessarily a good thing or a good place to put your moneys worth. The bookmaking agent and their players (package) receive abundant benefits from the Price Per Head Agent Solution

Bookmaking for Dummies with the Price Per Head system

 by: Andy Vecchio

Price Per Head Bookmaking for Dummies

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The offshore online gambling industry now a days has grown to such proportions that its not like the old days where you saw small tiny offshore sports betting books sprouting like weeds in a garden left and right. I see it time and time again. It is keeping your players satisfied. Big is never good. the betting agent simply points their clients to a phone number and/or website and allows them to place their sports wagers online with a simple Pin/Password system that is either chosen or provided to by the sportsbook. You should be able to understand the staff. They respect your work and your business and treat you with the professionalism you and your players deserve and expect.

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3. With so many choices, the mother of questions is: “How do I know which Price Per Head provider or sports book to choose?” “Where do I go?”

Well my little grass hopper…allow me to shed some light upon thee..

When evaluating an offshore turnkey sportbook operations , it is often difficult to actually see facts through fiction, for this reason, you must rely on the following to make a sound choice:

The crem de le crem – Walter Fox, Full time bookie. An offshore Book that is offering you a PPH option must have safeguards and must keep your information and clients secure and anonymous. The PPH concept has been there since the beginning of time. But as an internet gambling business changes from hand to hand so does the way it is managed. Try to lean for a more conservative price per head operation …they understand that this market is not one you want to lead a head on battle with. These marketing tricks may work for the weak at mind and bring you more evil than good. The staffing changes, policies change, Prices on fees or any special treatment that you may have had where thrown out the window…they threw a monkey wrench in your whole operation and your players are stuck in the middle of this whole mess. They don’t treat your bookmaking business with the same respect as you do.

6. They can barely understand them. Integrity within the company you choose should never be left second hand

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The focus for us now is on trying to get the actual rate of the tax reduced,” Clive Hawkswood, chief executive of the Remote Gambling Association said.

Plans to bring offshore gaming companies under the British tax system were outlined in the government’s 2012 Budget, but the industry had been waiting for the detail – most crucially the rate at which they will be taxed.

The shift will affect some of the industry’s largest players. This attracts a variable tax rate of between 15 percent and 50 percent, a Treasury spokeswoman told Reuters.

William Hill, which has the largest share of the UK’s remote-gambling market, has previously suggested that it could challenge the changes on the grounds that they breach European Union competition law.

“These reforms will ensure that remote-gambling operators who have UK customers make a fair contribution to the public finances.”

Traditional land-based betting will be unaffected, the government said.

Shares in Ladbrokes,, William Hill and Betfair did not move significantly on the news.

The tax will be levied on companies’ gross profit – total bets placed minus prizes paid out – in the 2 billion pound remote-gambling market from December 2014.. Both are capped at 425,000 pounds.

“We knew it was coming … Under rules published on Friday, Britain will tax gambling according to where customers are based rather than where the online operator is registered, meaning that offshore operators pay the same 15 percent tax rate as domestic remote-betting companies.

“It is unacceptable that gambling companies can avoid UK taxes by moving offshore, and the government is taking decisive action to ensure this can no longer happen,” Economic Secretary to the Treasury Sajid Javid said.

(Reporting By Christine Murray and William James; Editing by David Goodman)

LONDON Online betting companies based in offshore havens to sidestep Britain’s gambling taxes will be hit with a new levy that could cost the industry 300 million pounds ($467 million).

Taxes on online casino gaming operations based in the British territory are levied at 1 percent on gross profit, with fixed-odds betting taxed at 1 percent of turnover. Ladbrokes,, William Hill and Betfair all have online operations based in Gibraltar, which offers a benign tax regime for gambling companies.

The government, which said it will confirm the 15 percent rate in its Budget statement next March, estimates that the new rules will bring in 300 million pounds a year in additional tax revenue.

Land-based betting is also mostly taxed at a rate of 15 percent, except for land-based gaming, which takes in the likes of gaming machines and bricks-and-mortar casinos