Sportsbook News

Offshore Bookie, Poker Player James Giordano Pleads Guilty

The controversial owner of an offshore sports betting operation based mainly on the island of St. Maarten has plead guilty.  The case was like something out of a James Bond film whereby authorities seized a laptop left by Giordano during a brief departure from his Long Island hotel room.  The investigation also involved several wire taps and informants.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/08/2009

NFL: Bookie’s Child Goes 6-2 in Week 13 With Picks

He may be only 8 years old, but already little Mikey Richardson is taking after his dear ‘ol dad, Mickey, CEO of the oldest established North American bookmaker online today, Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/07/2009

Bookies Make Out Like Bandits Week 13 of NFL

The online bookmakers won nearly all the games vs. the betting public on Sunday Week 13 of the regular NFL season, including two of the biggest games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2009

Bookies Need Houston Texans Win

Carrie Stroup here with your bookie report heading into Sunday's NFL games.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/29/2009

Black Friday Special for Sports Bettors

Sports Interaction has decided not to extend its Thanksgiving Day special, but instead has reverted back to Submitted by Guest on, Nov/27/2009

Clive Hawkswood Balks at Gov Request of Bookies

The government has proposed the creation of a fund that would lead to bookmakers handing over millions of pounds to Sport England for reinvestment in grassroots sport as part of a new voluntary cod

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/23/2009

Bookies Hurt by Indianapolis Colts Cover

While the online bookmakers needed the Indianapolis Colts to lose against Baltimore to enjoy a successful day, other games managed to go the bookies way including Pittsburgh's shock loss to Kansas

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/22/2009

Online Gambling List at Center of Fed Ex Driver Attack

The driver of a Fed Ex truck in North Quincy, Massachusetts was brutally attacked while carrying Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2009

Threat Seen to Nevada’s Sports Betting Monopoly

By Richard N. Velotta and Brian Wargo, Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Internet Gambling: Man Jailed for Refusing to Testify

One more Kansas City man was jailed for refusing to testify in an Internet gambling investigation. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2009

Sports Interaction – Online Sportsbook Review

Sports Interaction was the first online sports

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/12/2009

Darvin Moon vs. Joe Cada WSOP Odds

Yes you can still bet on the 2009 World Series of Poker final table even with only two players left.  Darvin Moon vs. Joe Cada WSOP odds had Moon as the +200 underdog with a potential payout of $20 on every $10 bet at Sportsbook.com.

Joseph Cada was a pretty big -280 favorite, requiring a $28 bet to win $10 (the $28 is returned should Cada win). 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2009

Bookie Pounded by Punters

Punters got the better of bookmaker Stan James last year with the chain showing a £285,800 loss against a profit of £2.8m in the previous year.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/08/2009

Online Sports Books Spared by Phil Ivey WSOP Exit

There were quite a few big bets placed on Phil Ivey to win the 2009 World Series of Poker before the event even began.  Fortunately for the online sportsbooks, Ivey was eliminated in 7thSubmitted by Ace King on, Nov/08/2009

Online Sportsbooks Hope For Big Weekend

College Football and the NFL will always have the online sportsbooks licking their chops but this weekend there is even more to be happy about.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2009

Liverpool Boots Ladbrokes With Online Sportsbook 188Bet

Asian online sportsbook operator 188Bet has replaced the United Kingdom's largest bookmaker as sponsor for Liverpool FC according to reports.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Nov/05/2009

Online Sportsbooks: Yankees Win No Real Loss for Bookies

Sure it stung a little, by default the betting public will wager on the New York Yankees winning a World Series from the start of the regular season straight on through.  But in this series, the P

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2009

Stanley Leisure’s Lord Steinberg Passes Away

Electronic Game Card, Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2009

Breeders Cup Betting Means Added Revenue for Books

Breeders Cup betting for 2009 is already proving to be big for the online bookmakers who expect one of the world's biggest races to draw supplemental revenue to a busy College Football and NFL week

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Nov/04/2009

BetonSports Siblings Sentenced to House Arrest

Following news that BetonSports.com founder, Gary Kaplan, will serve just over a year in prison, reports have surfaced that family members will be assigned to house arrest.

Brother, Neil Scott Kaplan, and sister, Lori Beth Kaplan-Multz, who had worked for the company, pleaded guilty in June to two felony conspiracy charges and agreed to turn over more than $6 million held in Swiss bank accounts, according to a report in the St. Louis Dispatch.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2009

Online Sportsbook Pays Out $500K on Formula One Winner

Costa Rica's oldest online sportsbook, BetCRIS.com, has paid out just over $500,000 in Formula One bets while other books are reportedly disputing the outcome. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2009

Kaplan Will Be Free In Just Over a year

BetonSports founder Gary Kaplan has already served most of his sentence and, as such, will only be incarcerated for another year and couple of months.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/02/2009

BetonSports Gary Kaplan Gets 51 Months in Prison

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Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2009

Online Sportsbook Reviews: Monday Night Football

The verdict is in and the best line on Monday Night Football's Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans game can be found at SBG Global, assuming you like the Saints.  With over 65 percent of the betting action going towards New Orleans, SBG Global was listing the Saints with -11 ½ odds, the best number out there. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2009

Books Make Out Well With Giants Loss

The online sportsbooks made out quite well on Sunday with the Giants getting beaten badly by Philadelphia.  All the bookmakers had the Giants getting the most backing from the sports betting publi

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/01/2009

Online Sportsbook Reviews: Hollywood Sportsbook

Gambling911.com's continued online sportsbook reviews provides its readers with the latest updated information related to our spon

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/29/2009

Bodog Europe Could Buy Tote

Victoria Bates of City AM reported exclusively on Thursday that Bodog Europe is lining up to potentially by the Tote, just weeks after the government put the bo

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/29/2009

Campbell Brown Calls Out White House on Fox News Bias

CNN's Campbell Brown reported on the White House attempt to label Fox News as some type of "bias news media".  Good for her.  So what if Fox News offers more of a "Conservative&quo

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2009

Sportsbook Reviews: betED 50% World Series Bonus

Here is yet another of Gambling911.com's Sportsbook Reviews, this time focusing on betED.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2009

Breaking News

‘Gamble-ing Man’: Nathan Gamble Wins $15K Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

‘Gamble-ing Man’: Nathan Gamble Wins $15K Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

Nathan Gamble defeated the 830-player field of the $15K Pot Limit Ohaha Hi-Lo event to win his first ever WSOP bracelet and $223,339 Sunday night. 

Odds That 17 Crown Casino Employees Go to Prison at 99 Percent

Odds That 17 Crown Casino Employees Go to Prison at 99 Percent

Among those charged are three Australians, including Melbourne-based executive Jason O'Connor

England’s Chris Brammer Wins First WSOP Bracelet

England’s Chris Brammer Wins First WSOP Bracelet

Chris Brammer of England has won the Event #45 of the 2017 World Series of Poker, $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em.  He takes home $527,555, besting a field of 505.