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Betfair will offer U.S. pools overseas

By Matt Hegarty, Daily Racing Form

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2009

Minnesota Vikings Win Hits Books Hard

A statement win by the Minnesota Vikings against the lowly St. Louis Rams has put quite a dent in the purse strings of online sportsbooks.

With nearly 100 percent of the bets going Minnesota's way on Sunday and the Vikings registering the heaviest betting volume of any team during the early afternoon games, online sportsbooks and Vegas establishments all got hammered.  It's fair to say there were few bookies happy to see Brett Favre back from retirement after Sunday's bloodbath. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/12/2009

Impact of Recession Worse on Bookies Than Expected

Much of the news in the world of bookmaking by week's end dealt with the impact of a worldwide recession.  It's been said that the gambling industry for the most part is recession-proof.  We lear

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/12/2009

Rush Limbaugh to Buy the St. Louis Rams: What Are The Odds?

Sportsbook.com has suggested it mig

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/09/2009

Bookies Bet on Turnaround

By Rupert Steiner, Daily Mail

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2009

Sportingbet Profits Rise: Posts Full Year Profit

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Submitted by Guest on, Oct/07/2009

BetUS Girl Dawn Olivieri Now a Rising TV Star

The biggest thing happening this past Monday night was no doubt Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings taking on Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football, but if those fan bo

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/06/2009

Bettors Recover Slightly During Week 5 College Football

It was not another blood bath for sports bettors during Week 5 of College Football for a change.  The first four weeks of College Football have resulted in record profits for online bookmakers and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/05/2009

5Dimes Sportsbook Caught Up In Pit Bull Poker Flap

As luck would have it, some online sportsbooks happened to be using the Pit Bull Poker skin as part of its suite of product offerings.  Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/04/2009

BetPhoenix Website Down Down Down... And Out

BetPhoenix.com, an online sportsbook out of Costa Rica, may finally get their online act together come Tuesday of next week.  That's when the company is se

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2009

Racketeering Schemes Had Ties to Internet Gambling

BY Jose Martinez and Brian Kates

DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2009

Sport Match Fixing Big Concern With Bookies Offshore Move

RGA boss Clive Hawkswood told eGaming Review Magazine that the claims by some in the UK press that British sport faces an increased threat of match-fixin

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/30/2009

Bookies Best Showing Ever: College Football Blood Bath

The online bookmakers are off to their biggest start ever with this College Football season continuing to bring much pain to the sports betting public. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/26/2009

Is Sports Betting.com’s Latest Ad Too Salacious?

One of the online gambling ads drawing tons of attention these days is a new Sportsbetting.co

Week 2 NFL, College Football Provide Mixed Bag For Bookies

Week 2 of the NFL saw similar results as Week 1 in that gamblers and bookies for the most part alternated between wins.

Public sports bettors did well by backing New Orleans, The Giants, Oakland and Minnesota.  But the bookies made out with the biggest play of the day on New England's loss since much of the action was going the Patriots way.  They also won a little money with Chicago and Houston both winning their respective games. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2009

Washington Redskins Name Change Odds

A group of American Indians who find the Washington Redskins' name offensive wants the Supreme Court to take up the matter.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2009

Sports Betting Public Reeling After Monday Night Games

The sports betting public got a break Sunday afternoon and evening following big wins with heavily wagered on favorites Minnesota, Dallas, Green Bay and New Orleans.  They were not so lucky Monday

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2009

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

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Bookies Shouldn't Get Frustrated if Players Have a Winning Week

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Now that the NFL season is fully underway gamblers in North America are increasing their volume of bets.

OKCoin, Huobi to Stop Yuan-Denominated Trading by October’s End

The Calvin-Ayred owned CoinGeek.com is reporting that Bitcoin exchanges OKCoin, Huobi will each stop allowing Yuan-Denominated trading come the end of October (2017).

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