host logo


The Pay Per Head Service business has been  around for 20 years now and Host PPH was one of the original shops to open up working exclusively with professional bookies and offering exceptional, dependable service ever since.  Host is proud to count among its very special clients bookies who have been with the company since its inception 20 years ago.

Host PPH long ago made the necessary investments in state of the art equipment, up to date software and highly trained personnel to provide its clients with a high quality, uninterrupted service that is available 24/7/365. At the stand alone facility of Host PPH outside of San Jose, Costa Rica there are backup systems for the backup systems and redundant phone lines so that you and your players will never be out of touch.

As a matter of fact, Host is still working with the vast majority of the clients they signed up all those years ago.  When something works as well as Host PPH, why make a change?  Even when offered similar service at a lower price, professional bookies by and large, stay with Host PPH where they know that there will be no surprises or downtime, ever.

The worst thing that can happen to a good bookmaking business is for the web page to go dark and the phone go silent 2 hours before a big game or right before the NFL kicks off on Sunday morning. It happens all the time to companies which farm out everything and operate out of a small office pretending to be a full service shop.  They have no control over their contracted services when things go wrong.

Working with Host PPH is an all inclusive, one stop experience where all of your wants and needs have already been anticipated and planned for years ago.  In fact the Pay Per Head business was built for and designed by professional bookmakers, just like you.  Whatever you need to set up and run your bookie business successfully, the experienced agents at Host PPH have probably already dealt with it many times before.

One of the principal services provided by Host PPH is an experienced lines management department which keeps the lines that your players see just as sharp as possible at all times and then posts them on your private web page a good minute or two before they will appear on public pages like Don Best.

In terms of convenience for you the bookie, there is simply no comparison.  Working with Host PPH can literally change your life, for the better. It will never be necessary to carry around that little black book anymore or any other type of incriminating paperwork at all. No more pay phones at the back of the bar.

21st Century wagering software will keep you informed about all aspects of your clients action at all times, even including a ‘Bet Ticker’ option which allows the bookie to watch the action as it comes in, in real time.  There is also a feature known as the ‘Big Bet Alert’ which informs you when a wager is made which exceeds a preset limit.

One of the services most appreciated by professional bookmakers working with Host PPH is risk management.  If you are taking losses and can’t figure out how it’s happening, just give them a call, explain the situation and the experts at Host will analyze your situation and come up with a workable solution for you.  You won’t find that kind of service just anywhere.

All that is left for the savvy bookie working with Host PPH to do is his collections and payouts and perhaps a little discreet recruiting.  Problems are taken care of by the agents at Host and your life suddenly becomes much more peaceful, and profitable to boot.

Give the friendly agents at Host PPH a call today at 866 601 4678 and find out what a difference working with a high quality PPH service like Host can make in your business, and in your life.



Most of us were surprised to hear the NFL Red Zone commentator announce that we had just passed the half way point in the 2019-2020 NFL pro football season.  Especially where the climate is still warm in places like Florida and California, it surely doesn’t seem like we should be half way through with the NFL already; it’s not even cold yet!

As more people than ever are wagering on sporting events one way or the other, good old American football, both college and pro, remains as the bookies ‘high season’, year after year. Now with the pending legalization of wagering on sports in various states nearing passage, availability to wagering options abound at casinos and racetracks across the country.

But, lots of bettors do not want to go out to a casino and stand in line to place a wager and then stand in line to collect their winnings then stop by and have a chat with the guy from the IRS at a nearby desk.

So, savvy bettors are doing what they have always done, place their wagers with a dependable local guy and enjoy the games at home or at their neighborhood sports bar. No sending money offshore. No reports to fill out.

Several things about the NFL season were predictable. Tom Brady and New England would come out as consummate professionals and once again dominate the competition.  The Patriots went 8-0 until running into the Ravens at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium as 3 point favorites.  The Baltimore squad took over in the second half putting up 20 of their 37 points and holding the mighty Pats to just 20 points all game.

The Kansas City Chiefs, with second year QB sensation Patrick Mahomes, were given favored status for much of the off season and have pretty much lived up to the hype. However, after Mahomes went down with a knee injury and Matt Moore had to come in and pick up the slack, the Chiefs went from favorites to dogs last week and were listed as +5.5 underdogs for their match-up with the Minnesota Vikings at home at Arrowhead Stadium.

But stand-in QB Matt Moore proved to be more than adequate for the task and finished the game with 275 yards with one touchdown and zero picks!   The Viking’s Kirk Cousins threw for three touchdowns in the losing effort.

In yet another NFL ‘fantastic finish’, the game was finally decided on a last second 44 yard field goal by kicker Harrison Butker, which broke the tie and won the contest for the Chiefs, even without Patrick Mahomes at the helm.

Back-up quarterbacks were much in evidence last Sunday as Gardner Minshew started for the Jaguars in London against the Texans and the venerable Ryan Fitzpatrick led the hapless Miami Dolphins to their first victory of the season.

The Colts and Steelers game featured two back-up quarterbacks as well as Brian Hoyer started for Indianapolis and Mason Rudolph was under center for Pittsburgh replacing the injured Ben Roethlisberger.  Once again the game came down to a last minute field goal attempt but this time the kick went wide left by veteran Adam Vinatieri for the Colts, leaving the final score of 26-24, Steelers win.

In a barn burner out on the west coast, it took Russell Wilson throwing 5 touchdown passes and an all out effort by the Seattle Seahawks to defeat the stubborn Tampa Bay Buccaneers in overtime and putting up a total of 74 points in all; exceeding the over and under prediction by 23 points.

But the big surprise of the day was the 3-5 Los Angeles Chargers holding Aaron Rodgers and the 7-1 Green Bay Packers scoreless in the first half and eventually winning the game, for which they were tagged as 4 point dogs, by 15 points and defeating the Packers 26-11 in Carson, California.

Football season can also become a taxing time of the year for the local bookie who is still trying to do it all himself, or, has contracted with a second rate pay per head service to represent their business to their clients. If you feel that an upgrade is advisable, check out the established PPH companies first.

Host PPH has been in the business for almost 20 years working exclusively with ‘local guy’ bookmakers like you.  Host provides first class pay per head service to hundreds of bookies and tens of thousands of daily players every day of the week, 24/7 and has the infrastructure and experienced staff to insure that all aspects of the wagering and accounting experience go smoothly and effortlessly at all times.

Make the call today to 866 601 4678 and see just what a quality pay per head service like Host PPH can make in your business, and in your life.



A local bookies’ business is built on trust.  Nobody ever really trusted a sports book anyway.  After several years of experimenting with sending money out of the country to off shore sports books, most players are eager to find themselves a reliable local guy who can provide dependable quality access to wagering and then be there with their payout and a smile when they win.

If you have been considering the possibility of becoming a local bookmaker, on whatever level, there are a few things that you should consider going in.

The very first thing that you have to do is to be very careful as to how you go about getting started. To be a successful Bookmaker requires that you walk that fine line between being a social animal, so that you attract enough players and gain their trust……and being a somewhat secretive animal that keeps a low profile and stays out of trouble.

FYI. Making money in the bookie business is not based on luck…..well, not to any great extent anyway. To be sure, luck enters into the equation on a fairly regular basis, but you can’t base a business on luck alone. Bookies make their living on the interest traditionally charged on each wager called the “juice” or sometimes the “vig”.  Usually that amounts to 10%.

Today’s savvy Bookie will affiliate himself with a service provider known as a pay per head company which will give him, and all his players, access to worldwide wagering options either on his mobile device, phone or the Internet 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

You as an agent working with Host PPH will be able to access, right on your personal mobile device, all of the required reporting to keep on top of your business at all times without carrying around all that troublesome and incriminating paperwork ever again. With 29 individual reports breaking down every aspect of your business, today’s local bookie working with Host PPH can keep track things to a far greater degree than ever before using the old ‘little black book’.

It is very important that the Bookmaker new to the game take the time to look around and find the right pay per head service for him. Don’t make the mistake of jumping for the cheapest price available. Cheap is not what your players are looking for. Cheap will keep you up at night and constantly on the phone. Is that really what you are looking for?

Check to see how long the PPH company has been in business.  For example, Host PPH has been working exclusively with professional bookmakers like you for almost 20 years now and today works with hundreds of bookies and services tens of thousands of daily players.

Beware that there exist so called pay per head companies that are offering full pph service for a cheap price but who simply do not have the infrastructure necessary to provide what they promise. Find a company that has been around for awhile. Better still, find a company that someone you know and trust is already using and is happy with, like Host PPH.

Be very sure that you do not contract pay per head services with a company that also runs a sports book as well.  Your customers will be calling into the same call center and be offered free plays and bonuses that you are probably not in a position to offer, and then they end up stealing away some of your best players.  It happens all the time, so, take care.

Remember, the product and service that your pay per head service provides is what your clients will see as representing you as a Bookmaker and a business person. Quality software and quality service attract quality long term clients who appreciate a hassle free, friendly, high quality wagering service from his local bookie and that’s just what he will get when you contract with Host

Make the call today, have your questions ready, and find out what a difference Host PPH can make in your business, and in your lifestyle.  866 601 4678



The Internet has become a gypsy carnival of flashes and pop-ups and predictions and promises of everything from hair restoration to increased sexual potency coming at you every time you turn the thing on. Everything is for sale and it’s almost impossible to tell the real from the fabrications anymore.

The old adage of ‘all that glitters is not gold’ is truer than ever in the 21st century so far and it is not difficult for even a diligent shopper to end up with something of a much inferior quality than what he had in mind when shopping.  This is especially true with the pay per head service industry.

Host PPH has been working with professional local bookmakers like you for almost 20 years and has maintained a reputation for service of the highest quality throughout that time.

The pay per head (PPH) business got started shortly after offshore sports books started popping up all over the Internet and in the process luring thousands of daily players away from their local bookies and sending money offshore to the big sports books offering bonuses and other frills.

In answer to the newly created need for the local bookmaker to upgrade his business in order to keep up with the online gambling sites, the pay per head industry was born out of necessity.   America was not about to lose one of its most cherished institutions, the local bookie, but the advent of the Internet and its glitz and glamour, meant that something had to be done.

What some very clever people at Host PPH came up with was a pay per head service that provides the local bookie with all the tools he needs, and more, to compete with the big sports books and still maintain his local clientele that he has taken so long to build up over the years.

For the players Host PPH works as well as they are still able to be personally in touch with their local guy and handle all payouts and collections there on a local level eliminating the need to send funds off shore and then sit around waiting for a payout when they win.

But that guy sitting at the end of the bar by the pay phone with a little black book in one hand and a roll of quarters in the other is gone forever now. Modern Host PPH agent reporting contains 29 different reports breaking down every aspect of your business and available 24/7/365 on your mobile device or home computer. There is never any need to carry around that incriminating little black book ever again.

Host PPH will take your players wagers, answer their questions and be nice to them always, however, at the end of the day, Host PPH works for you the professional bookmaker. Host PPH will help you stay organized, up to date, out of trouble, happy and in the black.  That’s what we do.

One thing of the utmost importance that a potential pay per head customer should be aware of is a company offering PPH service which also runs a sports book as well.  You players will be calling into the same call center as their regular sports book customers and be offered specials and bonuses that can lure them away for their local bookmaker.  It happens all the time.  Bookie Beware!

So, don’t take a chance with your business.  Remember, what the PPH company you contract puts up for your clients to see represents you and how you do business to them.  These days, players are looking for high quality, friendly ease of access to place their wagers with no hassles and no delays.  Provide that for them, make your payouts and collections with a smile, and they will keep coming back for more and more.

Give the folks at Host PPH at call today at 866 601 4678 and see what a really first quality pay per head service can do for you.

Live Support