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Diamond Sports Says Charlie Sheen: Not the Only Winner

Hunting for a place for March Madness? Look no further. Diamond Sports is offering incredible March Madness betting options, as well as numerous other perks.

There is no shortage of winners at Diamond Sports either. Congrats are in order to Cole B. He hit for over $120,000 in parlay and teaser winnings last week including a $115 12 team parlay to win $48,000! And, congrats to Gary O. He hit a $17,082 Caribbean Stud Progressive jackpot with a Straight Flush 9, 10, J, Q, K of Hearts on Saturday.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/09/2011

Last Chance Sports Book at Border Closes Down

By T.B. Beaudeau | San Diego Reader

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2011

$87.5 Million Bet On This Year’s Super Bowl in Las Vegas

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/08/2011

Some Vegas Sportsbooks Saved by Last Minute Steelers Surge

Some Las Vegas sportsbooks like The M, The Venetian, Hard Rock and Tropicana made out well this Super Bowl. 

“We took a ton of Steeler moneyline bets,” Sportsbook Director Mike Colbert told the Las Vegas Sun. “I expected Steeler money to come in today and it did. It was a lot more than I expected. We really tried to balance the book, but it just so happened that the Packers were much better for us.”

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2011

How Hurt is Jay Cutler Really? Bookie Balks, Cutler Walks

The Twitter universe has blasted Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and so too have the Vegas bookmakers.

"I don't think he was that hurt," famed bookmaker Jimmy Vaccaro told Matt Youmans of the Las Vegas Review Journal following Chicago’s NFC Championship loss to Green Bay. "I think he was more embarrassed than hurt."

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/27/2011

World Sports Exchange Latest Scam: Free Money Bonus

Those waiting months for payouts from World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com) were greeted to a shocking message in their email boxes over the past few days.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2011

Betting on the Green Bay Packers a Killer to Sportsbooks

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/24/2011

William Hill Profit Boosted By Online Bets

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/19/2011

Former English Sports Betting Boss Now Training to Preach

A popular TV show called "Where Are They Now?" tracked down people who were famous years ago to find out what became of them.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/18/2011

Did NFL Apply Pressure On CBS Not To Mention Billy Walters Piece?

Noticeably absent from the Jets-Patriots NFL game late Sunday afternoon was CBS’ promotion of a segment on famed sports bettor Billy Walters.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/16/2011

Philadelphia Inquirer: Las Vegas Bookies Crushed By Packers Win

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/10/2011

Vegas Sportsbooks Were Hoping For Colts-Falcons Super Bowl

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/08/2011

Slow Paying WSEX Gets More Exposure On CNBC

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/02/2011

XL Bet Shuts Down, Stiffs Players

An obscure online sports betting website, XL Bet, has closed its doors for good, stiffing customers in the process. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/29/2010

Bwin and PartyGaming Will Remain As Separate Brands After Merger

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/27/2010

William Hill Shutting Stores, Paddy Power Big Hiring Plans

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/17/2010

BetonSports Number 3 Cuts Deal With US Government

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2010

Betfair Shares Plummet 22 Percent Post-IPO

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/14/2010

Carrie Stroup Red-Faced After Bookie Bludgeoning

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/22/2010

Eremian Brother Wants To Become Professional Gambler In Vegas

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2010

Costa Rica: Mudslides Ravage Nation

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/08/2010

San Francisco Giants World Series Win Odds Pay Out 30/1

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Nov/01/2010

Breaking News

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security, according to a report filed by CNBC Monday.

Nobody Hits Powerball: Now at $650 Million

Nobody Hits Powerball: Now $650 Mil

Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing.

Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu Go at it Over Confederate Statutes

Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu Go at it Over Confederate Statutes

Negreanu: "The beliefs that Jews should be killed. Robert E. Lee believed blacks needed to be slaves. Both are vile and evil"