2008 World Series

Michael Phelps Smoking Weed: All Bets On

Photos of 14-time Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps, smoking weed have emerged.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/01/2009

Sportsbooks Stand to Lose Over $1 Million With Rays Win

The Las Vegas Review Journal on Tuesday reported that the Tampa Bay Rays, a 200-1 long shot in April to win the 2008 World Series, is making several sports book directors nervous in Las Vegas, and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Tampa Bay Rays Favored to Win The 2009 World Series

When the Tampa Bay Rays entered the regular MLB season back in April, they were given odds of +6500.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/20/2008

New York Mets Would Offer Huge Payout to Gamblers

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/24/2008

Baltimore Orioles Betting Scandal Led to Firing of Scout

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/12/2008

2008 World Series of Poker Entries Up Over Last Year

Following last year's massive drop in attendance, the 2008 World Series of Poker has witnessed a surge once again, continuing the trend that was in force prior to passage of an online poker prohibition in October 2006.

The top prize at the main event of the World Series of Poker will be $9.12 million this year, and 666 players will get some piece of a $64.3 million prize pool, tournament officials said Sunday.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/07/2008

Breaking News

Poker Night In America to Debut Live TV Series

The hit TV series Poker Night in America (PNIA), produced by Rush Street Productions, is excited to announce the launch of a new live celebrity version of its TV series. 

Free Bitcoins? Cryptocurrency Exchange Lands in Hot Water Again

A blunder at a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange let investors briefly buy bitcoins for free - though none were able to profit from the mistake.

Mistrial Declared in Philly Mob Case

Mistrial Declared in Philly Mob Case

A mistrial was declared on Tuesday in the New York City racketeering trial of a notorious Philadelphia mob boss who had insisted he quit his life of crime after a lengthy prison term.