One of the most overlooked months of the year for North American facing bookmakers is none other than May, thirty-one action packed days of frenetic gambling.
Odds to win the 2008 British Open have all golfers promising a huge payout thanks to Tiger Woods absence.
Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy made frequent phone calls to a second referee during the same period of time in which he provided inside information to professional gamblers.
Fox News reported the story on Monday, after it obtained court documents and phone records. They showed Donaghy made 134 calls to fellow referee Scott Foster between October 2006 and April 2007 -- the same span of time he admitted to betting on games or providing inside information to gamblers. The number of calls surpassed the 126 calls he made to his bookie, the report said.
Chicago Bears 2008 NFL Regular Season Wins Total Odds
The Chicago Bears 2008 NFL regular season wins total odds have been set at -130 UNDER 8 at Bookmaker.com. The payout should the Chicago Bears win more than 8 games is going to be even odds (meaning that a $100 bet would pay out $100). Oddsmakers are leaning slightly towards the Bears winning fewer than 8 games.
Sports betting fans got a nice taste of how lucrative soccer betting can be with Euro 2008, and now Sportingbet.com is upping the ante with an unrivaled selection of soccer wagers.
Soccer bettors have literally dozens of league, game and player bets to choose from at Sportingbet.com - from the 2010 World Cup winner, to the outright winner of the 2008-09 European Champions League season, to International Club Friendlies.
Real Madrid Star Sergio Ramos has already had sex with Cristiano Ronaldo's girl, Nereida Gallardo. In a shocking revelation reported by the News of the World, the paper proclaims "Spanish footie ace Sergio Ramos got to lift the Euro 2008 silverware AND he was first to get his hands on your trophy lover Nereida Gallardo."
Ever since last summer, the favorites have been winning on a regular basis at UFC events and this has left many a gambler numb. Enter Forrest Griffin. He defeated heavily favored Quinton Jackson at Saturday's UFC 86 event, the only underdog to do so.
The payout - while not extraordinary - provided better than 2 to 1 odds at Diamond Sports.
It was a relationship with Madonna that did A-Rod (Alex Rodriguez) in and on Sunday it was disclosed that Cynthia (his wife of many years) would be filing for divorce from the Yankees stud.
Alex Rodriguez's wife will file for divorce Monday, according to media reports. Cynthia Rodriguez, who married the New York Yankees star in 2002, said the marriage is over because of the All-Star third baseman's extramarital affairs, according to reports that appeared Sunday on the Web sites of Houston television station KTRK and The Miami Herald.
With the Summer Olympics only weeks away, the host city of Beijing, China, has been working around the clock to deal with various plagues. First came the dreaded Red Tide Horror and now comes word that locusts have descended upon the region.
``There's an old saying in China that good things only come after enduring a lot of hardship,'' Jiang Xiaoyu, vice president of the Beijing organizing committee, said yesterday in Beijing. ``We expected to face many challenges so it's not a surprise. These issues aren't major problems.''
Yellow Sea turns to pea (soup that is). The Olympics red tide could not have come at a worse time. With less than six weeks before it plays host to the Olympic sailing regatta, the city of Qingdao has mobilized thousands of people and an armada of small boats to clean up an algae bloom that is choking large stretches of the coastline and threatening to impede the Olympic competition, the International Herald Tribune reported on Monday.
Tim Knox and Bud Moore have been placed on indefinite administrative paid leave by NASCAR following allegations that they exposed themselves to a former employee, the Associated Press reports this weekend.
NASCAR will not reveal the identities of the officials sent home Friday from Kentucky Speedway, but a person familiar with the investigation confirmed to AP on Saturday that Knox and Moore were suspended. The person requested anonymity because NASCAR's investigation is ongoing.
The Boston Celtics could win the 17th NBA Championship in franchise history Tuesday and Sportingbet.com is offering basketball betting fans a chance to bet the game live.
Sportingbet.com will have Live, IN:PLAY wagering available for Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Final, allowing bettors to bet on the game while it’s in progress.
After missing chances to finish off the Lakers the past two games, the Celtics are 4-point and -200 moneyline favorites for Tuesday’s game at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. The over/under total is 191½. Los Angeles is a +165 moneyline underdog.
It what was one of the greatest US Open playoffs in history, Tiger Woods wins the 2008 US Open, though it went right down to the wire.
Tiger Woods has more career major wins and career PGA Tour wins than any other active golfer. This was his 14th Major win.
The 2008 US Open playoff went into sudden death beyond the 18th hole following a clutch birdie by Woods. It was just the third time since instituted in 1954 that sudden death took place.
Woods had an advantage in the 19th hole after he hit within the fairway zone. Rocco Mediate went left in the bunker.
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Matthew Gooch, 82, has been released from prison nearly 40 years after shooting and killing a man during a home poker game.