By virtue, if a website is impressive from its looks, it will attract many viewers out there.
William Hill continues to hint at moving its telephone business offshore following dismal results over the past year compared to its online arm.
"Poor horse racing results" led to a 33% fall in net telephone revenue, with a statement from Hills explicitly pointing out: "The board has previously noted the challenge of competing with UK betting exchanges and Irish offshore telebetting operators, all of whom have benefited from significant tax and cost advantages over UK bookmakers. The situation is under active review."
Not everyone in England was upset about their team getting eliminated so quickly Sunday in the knockout round of the 2010 FIFA World Cup vs.
As long as England hangs around, the online bookmakers across the UK will make out dearly but an England - Germany draw will be the icing on the cake
There is some glimmer of hope on the World Sports Exchange front. The online sportsbook, one of the first to come online in fact, has begun to send out a series of payouts this past week accordin
England's poor performance has resulted in huge revenues for the English bookmakers.
Simon English of the London Evening Standard: "Here's the usual plot for the World Cup: England get hugely hyped by the press, fans and players before they go on to perform indifferently in all but one game, which they still contrive to lose. They crash out amid tears from everyone - except the betting industry, which tries hard not to cry with laughter."
As reported by PokerScout.com this past week, troubled World Sports Exchange's online poker room (World Poker Exchange) is rapidly losing players. Just ho
The son of a Top 4 England Premiership football club owner is a deadbeat, so claims intermediaries working on behalf of a Costa Rican-based online sportsbook looking to collect funds owed.
"He (the son) admits to owing but claims he's lost enough money in the past to the book that the debt should be forgiven," the intermediary, Charlie Bishop, tells Gambling911.com. "He also says that the sportsbook slow paid him once but that's because this individual was a notorious slow payer in the past."
With Wednesday's upset of Spain in the 2010 World Cup versus Switzerland, the bookies both in the UK and online are preparing to celebrate.
With most of the country probably backing England to win their World Cup match against the USA, British bookies could certainly breathe a sigh of relief for the England draw. They may be the only
A review of the USA vs. England World Cup betting activity by Gambling911.com suggests brisk action coming in throughout the overnight and early morning hours.
With 23 million people expected to tune in across England alone, online bookmakers the likes of Sportsbetting.com are hoping for a bit of a mini Super Bowl Saturday.
By Juliet Fletcherstaff Writer, Press of Atlantic City
June 1, 2010 marks the day that the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) finally goes into effect after passing as an attachment to a Port Security Act in October 2006. The law makes
A small and poorly capitalized online sportsbook appears close to shutting down. Bet911.com, which quite obviously attempted to capitalize on the Gambling911.com name but was never permitted to a
The United Kingdom's second largest bookmaker, William Hill, is looking to acquire Australia's second largest privately held bookmaker, Centrebet.
Centrebet originated from Alice Springs, Northern Territory and was the first bookmaker to be licensed in Australia in 1993 and the first bookmaker to go online in the Southern Hemisphere. Centrebet was acquired by its biggest domestic rival, the SportOdds Group in 2003 for the sum of AUD$46.55 million. In 2005, SportOdds merged its Centrebet, SportOdds.com and SuperOdds.co.uk businesses into one entity, known as Centrebet.
Kentucky Derby 2010 betting officially kicked off Wednesday following the noon time post position announcements. Trafficwise, Gambling911.com reported a few thousand more unique visitors over las
The slow payments at once highly regarded World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com) continued this week. Players requesting information from the troubled wagering establishment out of Antigua were for the
AM Costa Rica is reporting that the Costa Rican government is set to enter the bookmaker business, just in time for the 2010 World Cup.
Some in the online poker community choose to brandish sports betting as "shady" and "not as important in the whole scheme of things" when it comes to the online gambling sector.
Betting on the 2010 Masters traffic has been brisk at Gambling911.com, though it can hardly be seen as rivaling that of the Super Bowl or Oscars (or the upcoming Kentucky Derby for that matter).
A popular Costa Rican based online sports betting company, Jazz Sportsbook, has been implicated in an alleged $178M sting led by Queens District Attorney Richard Brown as part of a three year inves
A British punter (gambler) is claiming he was tossed from Essex bookmaker Joe Jennings after winning a measly £1000.
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