Bookie Bombs With Emoji Tweet Promo Following Dortmund Bus Attack

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
Apr/12/2017

Irish bookmaker Boyle Sports is facing much heat Wednesday following a tasteless set of emojis sent out via Twitter immediately following explosions near the Dortmund bus.

BetOnline

The Dortmund football club was on its way to their Champions League quarter-final game against Monaco when the explosions occurred.

Minutes later BoyleSports tweeted:

“PRICE BOMB Borussia Dortmund (v Monaco) & Juventus (v Barcelona) both to score in the 1st half DOUBLED to 3/1.”

They included the bomb emojis with that tweet.

There were injuries reported including defender Marc Barta, who was hit by flying fragments of glass.  The explosive device was later to have been determined to contain pieces of metal.  

An “Islamist” suspect was being held as of Wednesday evening though no motive has yet to be given.   

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said the attack was "an appalling crime" and praised the fans of both Dortmund and their Champions League opponents, Monaco, for coming together.

Their game against Monaco was being played as this went to press.

- Alistair Prescott, Gambling911.com

Gambling News

Online Gambling Still on Table in PA

Online Gambling Still on Table in PA

Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature on Monday began what could be a long week as lawmakers worked again to try to end a four-month budget standoff with big borrowing and gambling expansion packages to backfill a projected $2.2 billion deficit.

Pay Per Head Platform for Any Mobile Device

Pay Per Head Platform for Any Mobile Device

NFL and College Football as well as European Soccer are now in full swing.  Now the NBA and NHL are underway with College Basketball just around the corner. 

Michigan the Latest State to Look at Regulating Daily Fantasy Sports

Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends.

Gambling Tycoon Retreats From Japan Casino Plans

Gambling Tycoon Retreats From Japan Casino Plans

Tycoon James Packer Monday said plans for gaming empire Crown to expand into the lucrative Japanese market were "off the table" as the company focuses on developing a flagship Sydney casino.

Gaming Attorney: Federal Government Shouldn’t be Deciders for Sports Betting

Gaming Attorney: Federal Government Shouldn’t be Deciders for Sports Betting

The US Supreme Court is set to decide on a case brought forth by the state of New Jersey to decide whether sports betting should be legalized. 

Syndicate