GeoComply in Sports Betting: Understanding and Configuring

GeoComply in Sports Betting: Understanding and Configuring
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Welcome to the intersection of technology and sports betting, where GeoComply has stepped in to ensure seamless and secure experiences for sports betting operators and their customers across the world. In online sports betting, ensuring compliance with geolocation regulations is paramount for both operators and bettors.

That’s where GeoComply comes in. A leading provider of geolocation services tailored specifically for the iGaming industry, GeoComply’s software is used by those in the traditional sports betting arena as well as those employing matched betting strategies.

This blog will introduce you to GeoComply, covering the basics such as functionality, safety and how to configure it for your device. Whether you're a seasoned bettor or new to the space of online sports betting, understanding and effectively utilizing GeoComply can make all the difference in maximizing your profits while staying compliant with regulatory requirements.

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Contents

  1. What is GeoComply
  2. Is GeoComply Safe to Use?
  3. Configuring GeoComply
  4. How to Maximize Your Profits Earned with GeoComply
  5. The Final Piece of the Puzzle

1. What is GeoComply?

GeoComply is a software provider that offers geo-location verification services to online gambling, sports betting, casinos and lottery companies. The software uses a combination of GPS data, Wi-Fi triangulation and IP address matching to determine the physical location of a user (eg sportsbook customer).

The company is licensed in multiple jurisdictions, including the United States, Canada and the European Union, and is subject to regulatory oversight to ensure the safety and security of its services.

2. Is GeoComply Safe to Use?

In terms of safety, GeoComply takes privacy and security very seriously and has implemented multiple measures to protect user data. This includes using encryption technology to secure data in transit and at rest, as well as regular security audits and vulnerability testing.

They also comply with various regulations and standards, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

Overall, GeoComply is a reputable and trusted provider of geolocation services for the online gambling industry, and its software is considered safe and secure.

 

3. Configuring GeoComply

Make sure your internet settings are correctly set to work with GeoComply. Whether you’re a Windows or Mac user, we’ll show you how to configure your internet settings to work with GeoComply.

One common issue people encounter when using GeoComply can be a result of their computer's DNS settings. Popular routers like the Verizon Fios G-3100 feature DNS rebinding configurations and other features that can disrupt communication with GeoComply servers.

If you’re experiencing this or another potential issue, follow the steps below. Scroll down to choose the instructions that match your device:

  • Windows
  • Mac

These instructions will walk you through how to configure your computer's DNS settings to route to Google's public DNS servers.

Windows Instructions

Here's a video guide from the official GeoComply website for Windows users. Below, we’ve summarized its eight key steps.

Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Opening the Control Panel: Begin by accessing the Control Panel on your Windows device.
  2. Navigating to Network Settings: Within the Control Panel, navigate to "Network and Internet” and then to "Network and Sharing Center." This section will show the network you are currently connected to.
  3. Choosing Adapter Settings: On the left side, locate and click on "Change adapter settings." Double-click on the network connection you want to configure for Google Public DNS. Ensure you select the appropriate adapter based on whether you are using a wired (LAN) or wireless (WLAN) connection.
  4. Configuring Wi-Fi Properties: In the Wi-Fi status window, click on "Properties." If prompted, provide the necessary authentication. This will open the networking tab in the Wi-Fi properties window.
  5. Adjusting Internet Protocol Settings: Under the "This connection uses the following items" section, select "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)" and click on "Properties."
  6. Accessing DNS Settings: Click on "Advanced" and go to the DNS tab. If there are any DNS server IP addresses listed, make a note of them for future reference. Then select each address and click "Remove."
  7. Adding Google DNS Servers: Use the "Add" button to input the following IP addresses for Google DNS servers: 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. Click "OK" to apply the changes. You should now see the DNS server addresses added in this window.
  8. Finalizing Configuration: Press "OK" and click "Close" in the Wi-Fi properties window.

Mac Instructions

Here's a video guide from the official GeoComply website for Mac users.

Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Accessing System Preferences: Begin by navigating to your Mac's System Preferences.
  2. Selecting Network Preferences: Within System Preferences, select "Network."
  3. Accessing Wi-Fi Settings: In the Wi-Fi window, click  "Details" to access advanced settings for your selected connection.
  4. Navigating to DNS Settings: In the advanced settings window, find and select "DNS" to open the DNS servers window.
  5. Inputting Google DNS Addresses: You'll need to input two DNS addresses. Click on the plus icon, and type in "8.8.8.8." Click away from the screen to save this address. Next, click  the plus icon again and type in the second address: "8.8.4.4." These settings apply to IPV4.
  6. Applying and Testing Settings: Apply and test your new DNS settings. Click "OK" and then "Apply" to save your changes. If you have multiple network connections, repeat the same procedure for each.


4. How to Maximize Your Profits Earned with GeoComply

With GeoComply, you can verify your location to sportsbooks, enabling you to capitalize on the promotional offers and matched betting opportunities available within that state. Remember: this is important because you need to adhere to the state's betting regulations in order to be eligible.

For example, if you’re in a state where sports betting is legal, use GeoComply to let the sportsbook know that. Then you will be able to convert these promotions into guaranteed cash through matched betting strategies. By placing opposing bets at different sportsbooks on both possibilities (win or lose), you can lock in profits regardless of the game's outcome.

Alternatively, if you live in a state where sports betting is not yet legalized or available, you can still capitalize on betting opportunities by simply traveling to a state where it is permitted and then using GeoComply to confirm your current location. This allows you to participate in matched betting activities legally, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements while maximizing your earning potential.

GeoComply is your trusted ally in signaling to online sportsbooks that you are where you say you are. And are therefore eligible to receive and use their promo offers and place bets. Whether you're a seasoned bettor or just beginning your matched betting journey, GeoComply can help you enhance your profit potential.

5. The Final Piece of the Puzzle

Unlocking the full potential of matched betting hinges on having the right tools at your disposal. With GeoComply, you'll unlock access to a wealth of opportunities in the world of online sports wagering. Whether you're leveraging promotional offers in your state or heading across state lines, GeoComply ensures compliance while maximizing your profitability.

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