Sportsbook News

Loch Ness Monster Curious Museum Bookie Arrangement

The National History Museum will display the remains of the Loch Ness Monster (or "Nessie") on exchange for verifying its existence on behalf of bookmakers, the London Telegraph is report

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Sep/14/2009

NFL Results: Bettors Recover From College Hangover Hell

The gambling public came back with a vengeance Sunday afternoon following a brutal two weeks in College Football.  NFL results had the two most bet on teams come through for sports bettors.

The biggest was the Minnesota Vikings, who had nearly 95 percent of the action in their game against Cleveland.  By the 4th quarter, the Brett Favre-led Vikings were dismantling the Browns.

Dallas, which had the second heaviest betting action and 85 percent of the money coming in, also managed a win.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2009

College Football Betting: Gamblers Get Crushed Again

It is turning into one of the best College Football starts in online bookmaking history.  Week 2 delivered yet another punch to the gambling public, even worse than Week 1.  The ultimate blow cam

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2009

More Online Gambling Seizures

Authorities have filed seizure warrants for the contents of three bank accounts associated with online gambling companies in recent days according to Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/12/2009

Online Sportsbooks Have Edge Over Vegas

Here's one advantage the offshore books have over those on the Strip: They can post odds on anything they want to.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2009

College Football Betting: Bookies Make Out Like Bandits

In what was arguably the best showing for online bookmakers and the Vegas shops of any College Football season opener, the public lost nearly every game this past weekend.   The carnage was enoug

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2009

iMEGA Response to UIGEA Decision

The US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) of 2006, rejecting arguments that the law was vague and intruded on individual privacy rights.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2009

Finance Ministry Wants Tax on Internet Gambling Sites

According to a report in Friday's edition of AM Costa Rica, the financial ministry is about to present to the legislature a bill to regulate online casino

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/28/2009

Sports Leagues Can’t Tell States What To Do

Delaware, and eventually New Jersey, should have the right to OK or turn down sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2009

Baptists in Delaware Must Oppose Sports Betting

Bob Simpson, associate executive director of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware, told Baptist Press in March that Baptists in Delaware and elsewhere must continue to oppose expanded gambli

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2009

Dorfman: Why Shouldn't NJ Have Sports Betting?

by Sid Dorfman/For the Star-Ledger

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2009

BetonSports Customers Finally to Get Paid After 3 Year Wait

BetonSports customers can, for the first time, thank the US Government for actually coming through for them.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/18/2009

Paddy Power Loses €1.5 Mil on Tiger Woods Losing Bets

Sure he lost and everyone had money on Tiger Woods, but Ireland's biggest bookmaker was so certain that Woods would win they wagered the house on him doing so, literally.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/17/2009

Delaware Responds to Suit Over Sports Betting

By Sean O'Sullivan, The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2009

State Opposes Appeal of Betting Ruling

By SEAN O'SULLIVAN

The News Journal

Attorneys for the state of Delaware formally responded to the emergency effort to stop sports betting before it starts.

They charge the four national sports leagues and the National Collegiate Athletic Association have "not shown exceptional circumstances" exist to justify having the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals step in.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

Pro Leagues Want Quick Ruling on Delaware Betting

DOVER, Del.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2009

Soccer Betting Really Catching on in the US

Great news for online bookmakers with the upcoming 2010 World Cup:  The US soccer fan base is growing, and so too is the amount of betting on key games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/09/2009

Leagues Appeal Judge's Ruling On Sports Betting

DOVER, Del.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2009

NCAA bans championships in betting states

(Associated Press) - The NCAA approved a policy Thursday that would ban states, such as Delaware, from hosting championship events if they allow fans to bet on single games.

Chancellors and presidents from all three NCAA divisions approved the measure, saying it applies to "any session of an NCAA championship," though it does not apply to states that allow parlay betting, lottery tickets, pull tabs and sports pools.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2009

Sports and Poker Meet for Ultimate Atlantis Challenge

The ultimate sports and poker fantasy could come true.  Our friends at VegasInsider.com and UltimateBet.net have teamed up to prese

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Judge Sets Date for Delaware Betting Trial

By Chad Millman

ESPN The Magazine

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2009

Prospect of Gambling Coming to A.C. Impacts Staten Island

According to a report filed by Staten Island Live, D.A. Daniel Donovan (above)is not thrilled with the prospect of legal sports betting coming to Atlantic City Casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2009

Gambling Companies Could Leave Costa Rica if Taxed

Following news over the past two weeks that the Government of Costa Rica is considering taxing online gambling firms operating in that country, operators have told Gambling911.com they would leave

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

Proposed Tax on Gambling Could Alter Online

By Adam Williams

Tico Times Staff

As late Monday night turned into early Tuesday morning only a handful of gamblers occupied two of the six poker tables in the Horseshoe Casino on Avenida 1 in downtown San José. At the more populated of the two tables, the minimum bet to play a hand of blackjack was ¢2,000, or about $3.30.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2009

Delaware Hires Law Firm for Sports Betting Plans

By CRIS BARRISH

The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2009

William Hill, Ladbrokes Lose Turf TV Legal Fight

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a case brought by Britain's leading bookmakers against the operators of half the country's racecourses over the screening of live race coverage.

Bookmakers William Hill, Ladbrokes and Bookmakers' Afternoon Gaming Services had claimed that Turf TV, run by Alphameric Gaming and Racecourse Media Services Ltd (RMS), itself owned by companies representing 31 of Britain's 59 racecourses, was the product of an illegal cartel under both UK and European competition law.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2009

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.