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Sports Off Shore Agent Charges Predates Online Gambling Law

In one of the more laughable news stories in recent weeks, we learn that a Beverly, Massachusetts man is being hailed as "the first person in Massachusetts charged with violating a 2006 federa

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/19/2010

Australian Pokies Deal Triggers AFL Clubs Feud

Australia is passionate about footy (AFL and NRL), gambling and one may argue, vice, witness the ongoing success of TV smash hit 'Underbelly' and 'Sin City' expo.

Little wonder then when you throw into the ring a pokies auction, sweet deals for AFL clubs, politics, mates rates, historic bad blood and a touch of vice, you have on hell of a fight that's likely to the last man standing after 12 rounds. We learn some clubs have hit the jackpot on the decade in off-field plays. Media Man and Gambling911 down under crash tackle ringside with this report...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/13/2010

Bookies Want AFL Footballers to Learn Insider Trading

As the evolution of the Aussie Rules football continues, on and off field scandals to boot, the players become more business and sports betting savvy.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/12/2010

Spurs Bet Turns to Gunfire

by Marvin Hurst / KENS 5 San Antonio

Submitted by Guest on, May/12/2010

BBC: Sport and Gambling United Against Cheating

Sport and gambling have been in the headlines in the recent months, with various allegations about match-fixing in snooker.

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2010

Snooker Champ John Higgins Bet On Himself To Lose

More information continued to come out regarding last week's shocking revelations that Snooker champion John Higgins accepted money to fix matches.

Undercover reporters from the News of the World videotaped Higgins shaking hands on a disgraceful deal to fix a string of high-profile matches after demanding a £300,000 kickback.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/09/2010

Snooker Match Fixing Scandal: “Higgins Was Oblivious”

Snooker's governing body is set to commence a probe into alleged match fixing attempts by champion John Higgins. 

His manager on Monday claims that Higgins was "absolutely oblivious" to any proposal that he was going to be asked to lose four frames in non-specified exhibition matches in the future until moments before a 10-minute meeting with undercover reporters to discuss the matter last Friday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/03/2010

Supreme Court Rejects Delaware Sports Betting Appeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Delaware appeal that argued the state should be allowed to offer a new sports betting lottery to generate revenue to help ease its reco

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2010

Match Fixing a “Cancer” Killing Snooker: BetFred Hurt Cred?

In the midst of perhaps snooker's biggest scandal of all time, the online bookmaker has found itself caught in the middle.

BetFred sponsors snooker world champion John Higgins, who this weekend it was revealed had shook hands on a disgraceful deal to fix a string of high-profile matches after demanding a £300,000 kickback.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/02/2010

Snooker Scandal Latest in Series of Sports Gambling Shockers

Straight on the heels of a Melbourne Storm NRL scandal down under and the alleged betting syndi

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/02/2010

Kentucky Derby 2010: Betting Off to Brisk Start

Kentucky Derby 2010 betting officially kicked off Wednesday following the noon time post position announcements.  Trafficwise, reported a few thousand more unique visitors over las

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/29/2010

Gambling Ring Leader Pleads Guilty

The leader of a Kansas City-based gambling ring with ties to the online sports betting haven of Costa Rica has plead guilty.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2010

Online Gambling Sites Fools Not to Offer Kentucky Derby Betting

As big an event as the Kentucky Derby is, I'm amazed by how some online gambling sites still don't offer betting on the Derby or limited offerings such as "matchups only".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/23/2010

Costa Rica Government Will Become Bookie for Soccer

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.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/21/2010

IPL Bomb Blast Injures 15: Illegal Betting Ring Blamed

Officials in Bangalore are blaming two small explosions that injured 14 people at an Indian Premiere League (IPL) match on an illegal betting ring.  

V.S. Acharya, home minister for the state of Karnataka, in which Bangalore is located said: "We have received credible information from intelligence sources that the betting racket is behind the blasts. We are carrying out investigations."

But Acharya also expressed uncertainty as to whether the evidence would hold up pointing to an illegal bookmaking racket.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/20/2010

Brandon Lang Contract Not Renewed at Sports Advisors

The Steve Budin owned sports handicapping service,, has reportedly cut ties with Brandon Lang, deciding not to renew his contract tha

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/18/2010

Betting on 2010 Masters Breaks Records

Betting on the 2010 Masters traffic has been brisk at, though it can hardly be seen as rivaling that of the Super Bowl or Oscars (or the upcoming Kentucky Derby for that matter). 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/10/2010

Jazz Sportsbook Caught Up in $178M Online Gambling Sting

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2010

Lawmakers: NFL Hypocritical for Opposing Betting

ATLANTIC CITY  - (Associated Press) - New Jersey lawmakers called the National Football League hypocritical Monday for opposing legalized sports betting while doing business with broadcast network

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/06/2010

Today’s Sports Betting Hearing in Atlantic City

Joe Brennan, Jr., Chairperson of (The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association, issued a statement at a public hearing on sports betting in Atlantic City on Monday April 5

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2010

Joe Jennings Bookmakers Bans Punter for £1000 Win

A British punter (gambler) is claiming he was tossed from Essex bookmaker Joe Jennings after winning a measly £1000.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/05/2010

Sports betting as Big Business

By George Anastasia 

Inquirer Staff Writer 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/04/2010

Public Hearing on N.J. Sports Betting Set for Atlantic City

The state Senate Economic Growth Committee will hold a public hearing at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Monday on legislation that calls for legalized sports betting in New Jersey.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/31/2010

46 Arrested in Football Match Fixing Scandal

Police in Turkey have arrested 46 individuals alleged to have been involved in an elaborate football match-fixing plot.  Those arrested include players and coaches.  Some 30 matches are believed

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/25/2010

Staten Island Businesses Tied to Mob-Run Sports Betting


Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2010

Where to Bet on the NCAA March Madness Tournament

Where to bet on the NCAA March Madness Tournament 2010 if you happen not to be in Vegas? endorsed online sportsbooks are offering massive discounts and special bonus offerings with tons of free cash bonuses, some exclusive to the NCAA March Madness Tournament event as well as contests that promise payouts of $1 million dollars and up.   

"We have online sportsbooks, as an example, that will match deposits of $300," said Payton O'Brien, Senior Editor of the website.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2010

March Madness 2010 Record Viewers, Bets Expected

CBS is expecting record number of viewers as the Men's NCAA College Basketball Round One games kick off Thursday and March Madness 2010 gets underway in full force.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/17/2010

New Jersey Spending Cuts: Bring on Legalized Sports Betting

With New Jersey Governor Chris Christie proposing deep spending cuts, the subject of legalized sports betting once more comes to the forefront. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/17/2010

Super Bowl in New Jersey 2014?

The NFL may be looking at ways to stop New Jersey from moving forward with its attempts to have sports betting legalized in that state.  The carrot in this case will be to offer a Super Bowl at th

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/16/2010

Online Gambling: Okay To Play Facebook Page Launched

In an aggressive move by online gambling interests, a new Facebook page has been launched with the goal to have some 200,000 fans in the next several months.  Websites in the sector are being enco

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/14/2010

Breaking News

IRS Using Bitcoin Tracking Software Since 2015

IRS Using Bitcoin Tracking Software Since 2015

If you thinking using Bitcoin to conduct online gambling transactions will hide winnings from the Internal Revenue Service, you might want to think again.

Online Bingo Shows No Sign of Slowing Down in the UK

Online Bingo Shows No Sign of Slowing Down in the UK

Those who enjoy the more adrenaline based games will often be the first to turn their nose up when they hear the words "online bingo" uttered.

Profits Continue to Rise in Atlantic City

Profits Continue to Rise in Atlantic City

Atlantic City's casinos have seen their gross operating profits increase by nearly 20 percent in the first six months of this year, according to new state date released Tuesday.