How to Become a Bookie

How to Become a Bookie

When someone hears the word “bookie,” most have a clear image in mind. The typical visual is of someone in a coat, at a bar, phone in their ear and ledge in front of them. They’re talking to two people at once: someone on the phone and the person in front of them, taking bets down from both. The lighting is low; the sound of the room is loud from talking. The big game is on a screen behind them. That’s what the bookie was not all that long ago. Today, the bookie is something else entirely, in large part due to the advancements of online bookie software. In this blog, we’ll go over how to become a bookie. Moreover, we’ll explain how our sportsbook software can make your bookie business start strong and stay that way.

How to Become a Bookie with Sports Per Head

Sports Per Head makes the technical specifics of becoming a bookie easy. After all, this isn’t a job that you have to go to an accredited four year university to succeed at. Most people who want to be bookies, really feel it in their bones, they’ve known it for a long time. Here at Sports Per Head, we can give you an opportunity to let that out. If you’ve always wanted to be a bookie, sportsbook software is the easiest way to do so. We make the setting up and running it easy, so that all you have to do is work the book the way you see fit.

That being said, what’s truly great about our sportsbook software is that it makes it possible for anyone to be a bookie. You don’t have to be someone who’s always wanted to do this, who has dreamt of being a bookie since seeing an old movie. Instead, you can do this as a side gig. This doesn’t have to be your primary job (although you can certainly make it as such). Instead, this can be your “other hustle.” This can be the thing you do to bring in money on the side. You can do it how you want when you want to do it. That’s the power of our online bookie software.

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Technical Considerations

If you want to be a bookie, you’re probably quite knowledgeable about sports. You may be quite adept at figuring out odds, doing math, and so forth. Not everyone who has that interests and talents is necessarily all that great with technical specifics. We understand that. That’s why we did everything we could to take care of all of the technical details for you. You don’t have to do any code. You don’t have to figure out how any of this works and build it from scratch. Instead, we built all of that for you. All you have to do is sign up and run it.

That way, you can focus on what’s truly important: your sportsbook business. Freed from worrying about the technical constraints, you can direct all of your attention towards your sportsbook and expanding it. Think of it like us giving you a car: all you have to do is drive it. With a great sportsbook, and responsive software that allows people to play easily, you can draw players to it. To quote a famous line from an old movie: “if you build it, they will come.”

When we say “we built the technical aspects” that means that we took care of the actual building of the site. You don’t have to be concerned about any of that. Indeed, when you sign up with us, all you have to do is just use the site. You can pick which of our pre-made sites you want to use. What we also did was to make the site as mobile optimized as possible. This way, there’s no worry on your end about “will my players be able to use my site on their phone” or “will it run on their tablet?” Instead, all you have to do is just put the site out there and let the players use it.

Your Sportsbook Your Way

Even with all of that in mind, don’t think that we run everything for you. Far from it. In fact, we make it so that you can make your site your own. We built the foundation, where you take it is up to you. So, you can go through it and set up your sportsbook as you see fit. That means that you can choose the lines to be what you want. You aren’t tethered to whatever came out of Vegas this week; you can do what you want. That way, you can tailor to your clientele with the lines that they want.

On top of that, you can offer so much more than just a sportsbook. To use the traditional image of the bookie from the very beginning of this blog, there were real limitations to what that bookie could do. For example, they didn’t exactly have the wherewithal to use credit or debit cards. Moreover, they were specifically limited to sports and athletic competitions. To that end, they were simply a bookie and nothing more. When you use our online software, you can be so much more than that.

Beyond Sportsbook

For example, when you use our site, you’re able to also offer racebook action. That means that your players can bet on horse racing all around the country. That can be quite a boon in certain places of the world during certain times of the year. For example, as of this writing, it’s mid-February. So, for much of North America, it’s not a great time to go outside and enjoy a horse race. Most people would rather just stay home. With our software, you can offer them the horse racing action they want while they’re sitting in their homes.

When you think about it, this makes it so much easier to be a bookie than it ever was before. In the past, you would have to be referred by someone, or they would have to track you down. Now, they can just find you online. With this racebook, you can expand out your base of players to people who frankly don’t even really watch any of the four major sports. That gives you a base to draw from that essentially no other bookie would have been able to in the past. We make it not just easier to become a bookie, we make it easier to stay and even thrive as one, too.

And, of course, the racebook isn’t all that we offer. We also make sure that you can get the online casino action your players are looking for, too. Again, the same reasoning applies as the racetrack: not everyone wants to head out. In the cold months, even to go to a warm casino, a person would have to get dressed up in their winter clothes, get into their car, sit in traffic, and then head over. With our software, they don’t have to do any of that. Now, they can simply go to your site, and then click on the casino. It really is that simple, for them and for you.

The actual work of becoming a bookie couldn’t be easier. All you have to do is go to our site. There, you’ll see a form where you can type in your name, email, phone number and a captcha that you just have to click on. From there, you’ll pick your site, your log in information, and… well, that’s it. You’re now officially a bookie. The sky is the limit. Profits and victory lie ahead. We’re here to help you and your players have the best sportsbook experience possible. For more info, call us at (888) 684-9666.