There are plenty of nations in the world that make gambling illegal, the vast majority of Muslim majority countries among them.
I Want Revenge was the most bet on of this year's Kentucky Derby and it is the first time in Derby history that a favorite has been scratched the morning of the race. A filling was discovered in
Delaware's legislature will consider allowing wagering on all sports when its session resumes today.
In a 1988 installment of the CBS News program "48 Hours" that explored the Las Vegas scene, Dan Rather interviewed Michael "Roxy" Roxborough, the influential sports oddsmaker.
In a letter to counsel for both parties, Marcia M. Waldron, clerk for the appeals court, wrote that iMEGA v.
""The bad side of this particular lawsuit (iMEGA, et al v. Holder, et al) is if they're successful, gambling can actually spread around the other different states," he notes.
The NCAA doesn't like gambling. We know that. Yet in recent days the NCAA has been called out for its apparent softened stance on the activity.
Lying nudged between the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament and the Kentucky Derby is the US Masters Golf Tournament. Tame by comparison, betting on the 2009 US Masters Golf is expected to generate
The first state and second smallest in the U.S., Delaware, is about to determine whether sports betting will be legalized.
On Tuesday, the House Gaming Committee will hold a formal hearing on the bill. It would expand gaming by authorizing sports betting and adding additional locations for gaming than the existing "racinos." The hearing will be open to the public and residents can comment on the bill before it is voted on.
Leading up to the hearing, protests have been organized against legalized sports betting.
The UConn Huskies were not the favorites to win the 2009 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship early on, but sports bettors overwhelmingly believe that Connecticut will easily cover the -4 spread vers
USA Today featured an interesting article on Thursday related to how the NCAA and colleges in general were beginning to really push the envelope when it comes to sports marketing. In particular,
With BetonSports former CEO, David Carruthers, pleading guilty Wednesday in what the U.S.
During the height of March Madness 2009, the Costa Rican-based Tradewinds post up arm, JustBet.com, has been down almost the entire time.
"Players who typically join ‘fly by night' outfits might be a little scared about this new brand, but in truth JustBet.com is associated with a group that's been offshore longer than most, around 15 years actually," says Payton O'Brien of Gambling911.com.
Delaware Governor, Jack Markell, claimed in a letter to NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, that the league already promotes gambling via television networks whose commentators refer to point spreads
Joe Brennan, Jr., head of the online gambling industry trade organization, The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association ( www.imega.org ), appear
BookMaker.com announced today its acquisition of BetJoint.com.
Barney, Barney, Barney....that's all the online gambling sector seems to care about these days. As the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Congressman Barney Frank is gaining all
It's a battle state lawmakers have been fighting for some time, and today a federal lawsuit was filed in hopes of legalizing sports betting in all 50 states.
This Monday, March 23rd, Senator Raymond Lesniak, on behalf of the people New Jersey and fellow plaintiffs, will file a Civil Complaint in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey,
There were mixed results for sports bettors at the start of the 2009 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, but the gambling public in general was dealt a serious blow by one of the day's most bet on te
The vast numbers of people - a captive audience carried over from the Selection Show some would say - provided ample opportunity for online bookmakers to capitalize Sunday night. Instead, most of
While online sports betting seems to be up over last year, the Las Vegas economy has been hard hit. Vegas like many event-oriented cities is counting on the 2009 March Madness to help give a much
One of the biggest betting periods of the year is about to get underway with the start of 2009 March Madness. For many of the online gambling sites, the lure will be March Madness contests, many
The Sportsbook.com website was down much of Saturday afternoon March 7, 2009 and well into the evening, but by 10 pm EST all was well once again.
Iron Maiden proved to be a huge hit with what was a near sell out crowd in Costa Rica this past week. This heavy metal band has a massive world following. In Costa Rica, which is home to more o
Gambling911.com spent a few days in the epicenter of online gambling this past week, Costa Rica. There we visited five different offices and met with a few other industry folks as well. The wor
UK bookies took quite a hit this week after a cash-strapped Weymouth team lost to Rushden and Diamonds a score of 9-0. Punters anticipated the results after it was learned that their Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/24/2009
Paul Weller has won the BRIT Award. Well, not so fast.
One of my fellow Cubanos, the great Perez Hilton, brought up a little ditty that was out there two years back when A-Rod (Alex Rodriguez) was caught frolicking around in strip clubs.
Perez reported the following: "(A-Rod) likes the she-male, muscular type" says a stripper at a club once frequented by Rodriguez. "They brought me up to the champagne room one time. I spun around once and that was it. I'm not his type."
So does this mean that Yours Truly might be able to score a home run with A-Rod?
Prosecutors argued man hatched the kidnapping plot to pay for a gambling habit