Sportsbook News

Blagojevich Once Worked as a Bookie Claims Informant

Did disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich really work as a bookie?  That's what one informant is telling authorities.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2008

Iron Maiden Plays Costa Rica March 3

The offshore sportsbook, casino and online poker sector will have something to celebrate come March 3 as Iron Maiden arrives in Costa Rica for what is being billed as a "monster concert".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2008

Mumbai Massacre Means End to Cricket Betting

Cricket events between Pakistan and India have been cancelled following the events that unraveled in Mumbai last week.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Dec/02/2008

Week 13 NFL Games Put Smile On Bookies Faces

The online bookies made out great on Sunday during Week 13 of the 2008 NFL season.  The books won with both Cleveland cover a 4 ½ point line by a half point and a Buffalo home loss early on in th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/30/2008

Sports Betting Ring Had Ties to Internet Gambling

An acting capo in the Luchese crime family and five others were arrested Monday for running a sports betting ring in the Bro

Bookies Get Bludgeoned For Week 12 Of The NFL

Following last Sunday's huge win on a bad call in the Pittsburgh/San Diego game, it appears the online bookies may have given it all back, at least with the Sunday afternoon games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/23/2008

NFL Nervous About Controversial Chargers Steelers Game?

Talk continued Wednesday about the controversial call during Sunday's San Diego Chargers vs.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/19/2008

Bookies Take a Hit: Cardinals, Giants, Titans All Cover

The online bookies were 1-3 this NFL weekend, winning with the Denver Broncos and losing with victories from the Giants, Titans and Cardinals.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/16/2008

Costa Rican Sportsbook Owner a Rat Claims Site Moderator

Spring Valley police Officer David Lebron's defense lawyer today went after the character and testimony of a key prosecution witness, who had told the jury that Lebron tipped him off about pendin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/12/2008

Bookies Get Beat Up Badly With Sunday NFL Games

The online bookies were feeling a lot of pain Sunday night following devastating losses in the NFL.  The betting public, meanwhile, appeared to be sitting pretty.

Without a doubt, the harshest blow came at the hands of the still undefeated Tennessee Titans who beat Chicago by a touchdown.  For whatever reason, Tennessee was only a -3 favorite.    The Titans were the most bet on team everywhere.

The New England Patriots 10 point win over the Buffalo Bills was also a knockout punch to the bookies as was the Baltimore Ravens blowout of Houston.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/09/2008

Why Was Tampa Bay/Philadelphia Game Tie Graded a Phillies Win?

When Monday night's World Series game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Philadelphia Phillies was suspended due to inclement weather, most fans just figured they would catch the rest of the postponed

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/29/2008

World Series Suspended Graded a Tampa Bay Rays Loss, Phillies Win

There has never been a rain-shortened game in World Series history, and this was the first suspension.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2008

Bookies Make Out Big Again This Weekend

The online sports books won out over the betting public in a big way for a second straight week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2008

Sunday Bloody Sunday for Sports Bettors

Sunday was by far one of the best NFL weekends the online bookmakers have seen in quite some time while the public suffered a massacre of sorts.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/19/2008

More Football Match Fixing Claims Surface

The Football Association is to examine match-fixing allegations involving a Championship match sent to them by the Sunday Telegraph newspaper.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2008

British Bookmakers Can Weather Recession

British bookmakers the likes of William Hill, Paddy Power and Ladbrokes have a better chance of weathering a recession.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/02/2008

LazerWager Shuts its Doors for Good

That online sports book with the stupid name has finally bit the dust....just like a few of the banks in the US.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/25/2008

5 Percent on Losses Back at Sportsbook.com Through September

The largest online sports book in terms of overall customer volume, Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/19/2008

Sportsbooks Get Some Money Back With Cleveland Browns Cover

The Cleveland Browns head into Week 3 with a 0-2 record after being listed as a favorite to win the AFC North over the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into the 2008 regular NFL season.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Sep/15/2008

Bookie Bloodbath as Gambling Public Comes Through in NFL Week Two

There were three primary games during Week 2 of the NFL that the bookies had to win.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/14/2008

Bodog Continues to Frustrate Vendors, Players

Stories of Bodog refusing to honor contracts with vendors and advertising vehicles continued to surface over recent days with a number of affiliates complaining to Gambling911.com.

Affiliates, while still receiving installment checks from Bodog (BodogLife.com) were complaining that "customer conversions were way down" and that the company was changing its payment terms without notice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2008

Bookmaker.com Accepts Record Million Dollar Bet

With $1,000,000 USD on the line, professional sports handicapper Joe "The Factsman" Apricena took an early lead against BookMaker.comSubmitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2008

Riptown Employees Rip Bodog: Fiver, Bodog Fight Much the Same

Following news that Bodog (BodogLife.com) had laid off a few hundred people the past week and has had greater difficulties paying customers and vendors than most other wagering establishments due t

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/28/2008

BetonSports Founder Could be Close to Settling with US Government

Gary Kaplan, the captured founder of online gambling's once largest sports betting outfit BetonSports, could be settling with US authorities for an untold amount of money according to various sourc

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/19/2008

2008 Olympics: Which Gambling Sites Get the Gold, Silver and Bronze?

When it comes to the 2008 Olympics and betting, not all online gambling websites are made the same and some barely offer bets on the games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2008

Remote Gaming Association Explains Why They Support HR 6663

HR 6663 or the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Clarification and Implementation Act of 2008 is purposed to clarify what constitutes what as legal and illegal under the UIGEA.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2008

The Remote Gambling Association Likes Bill Targeting Sports Betting

What are they thinking?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/10/2008

UK Alone Could Bet £25m on Beijing Olympics

Corruption, gambling syndicates and perhaps some "fixes" were all part of the worries that coincided with a report citing the United Kingdom alone could be responsible for some £25m bet

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/09/2008

Former University of Toledo Player Admits to Point Shaving

It appears that a former college basketball player at the University of Toledo might have conceded guilt and is cooperating with investigators after being indicted on federal charges related to poi

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2008

Online Sportsbooks: What’s On Tap This Weekend?

Here we are heading into the second full week of August and things are really starting to heat up at Gambling911.com's esteemed online sportsbooks.

Taking center stage this weekend will be the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing where many of these sportsbooks will be offering bets on everything from which country will take home the most gold medals overall to which country will take home the most gold in each individual event.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/08/2008

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I’m a Bookie, Get Me Out of Here…… Indonesia

I’m a Bookie, Get Me Out of Here…… Indonesia

There are plenty of nations in the world that make gambling illegal, the vast majority of Muslim majority countries among them.