Sportsbook News

BRIT Award Betting Canceled

Paul Weller has won the BRIT Award.  Well, not so fast.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/16/2009

A-Rod Likes She-Males? The Oddsmakers Love A-Rod

One of my fellow Cubanos, the great Perez Hilton, brought up a little ditty that was out there two years back when A-Rod (Alex Rodriguez) was caught frolicking around in strip clubs. 

Perez reported the following: "(A-Rod) likes the she-male, muscular type" says a stripper at a club once frequented by Rodriguez. "They brought me up to the champagne room one time. I spun around once and that was it. I'm not his type."

So does this mean that Yours Truly might be able to score a home run with A-Rod?

Submitted by Sparky Collins on, Feb/09/2009

UFC Betting Limits Increased to $1000

In recent months Gambling911.com has noticed that Bookmaker.com increased its maximum betting limits on UFC fights to $1000. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2009

Lakers vs. Celtics Draws Huge Ratings: Heavy Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers vs.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/06/2009

Super Bowl Betting Down in Vegas: Up Online

The Super Bowl betting numbers are in and the results: A total of $81.5 million was wagered in the state's sports books on Super Bowl XLIII, an 11.5 percent decrease from the game's 2008 handle, ac

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/04/2009

Steelers Win and Failure to Cover Best Scenario for Books

"It was the best-case scenario for us to have the Steelers win and not cover," Hilton Sportsbook Director, Jay Kornegay told the Las Vegas Review Journal Monday.

For online sportsbooks, nearly 80 percent of the money line action was on the Arizona Cardinals to win outright.  Betting on the Pittsburgh/Arizona spread was relatively even but for many books, the amount of bets taken favored the Steelers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2009

Super Bowl 43 Gambling Numbers Brisk So Far

While actual betting numbers are not in and Gambling911.com does not have access to such information, the website has been monitoring 2009 Super Bowl gambling traffic throughout the day via statist

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl Gambling Often an Introduction to Online Websites

Sportsbook.com and BetUS.com appear to be reaping the rewards of a mainstream press fixation with Super Bowl gambling.  Both websites offer creative bet options and the necessary means for publici

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/31/2009

The Super Bowl Betting Hypocrisy: A Jenny Woo Special Report

Gambling911.com's Senior International correspondent, Jenny Woo, looks at what we commonly refer to around here as the "Super Bowl betting hypocrisy".  It's the concept - employed by the

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/31/2009

2009 Super Bowl Betting: 20 Percent Cash Bonus Now Offered

In a rare move, Sportsbook.com bega

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jan/31/2009

Super Bowl Betting in Las Vegas Big as New Year’s Eve

Few events draw bigger crowds to Las Vegas than the Super Bowl and the betting frenzy that coincides with it - not to mention the huge parties.  Celebrities descend upon Vegas in droves this weeke

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2009

NRL Clubs Bank on Betting Revenues

The Cronulla Sharks and Newcastle Knights are the latest NRL clubs to announce joint ventures with Betezy.com.au after the hugely successful Titansbet.com.au was launched in October last year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2009

NRL Australia Clubs Find Savior in Ryan Kay

Breaking NRL Australian sports betting story coming through to Gambling911.com with full details likely Friday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jan/28/2009

Gambling911.com Super Bowl Betting Page a Must Read

In case you have missed any of Gambling911.com's extensive 2009 Super Bowl betting coverage, fear not.  We have all your articles right here.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/28/2009

Hilton Las Vegas Hopes Super Bowl Betting Boosts Economy

Hilton sports book executive director Jay Kornegay told the Las Vegas Sun that there are more than 300 such wagers on the Hilton's sheets this year.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/26/2009

Bookmaker.com Announces New Loyalty Points

Bookmaker.com announced the launch of BookMaker BetPoints, a new loyalty program designed to reward both  recreational bettors and high rollers alike.  At each of three different status l

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

DoylesRoom Poker Wants Cake: Full Tilt Wants Sportsbook

One of the world's most popular online poker rooms, Doylesroom.com, plans to debut an Internet casino along with its popular card room as the g

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/15/2009

Cardinals Treated Like Red Headed Step Child by Oddsmakers

The Arizona Cardinals odds to win the 2009 Super Bowl were listed at +2300 or 23/1 heading into the NFL Playoffs for a payout potential of $2300 on every $100 bet at

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2009

Padlocked? Former US Vice Presidential Candidate Closes Shop

A former US Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate running alongside Bob Barr has called it quits...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Wayne Root Reportedly Closes Shop

Countless reports have indicated to Gambling911.com that former US Libertarian Vice Presidential running mate and sports handicapper, Wayne Root, has shut down his sports service call center in Las

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Costa Rica Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 14

The death toll that rocked the online gambling haven of Costa Rica Thursday has risen to 14 people and well over 300 injuries.  10 people are still missing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

States Likely to Begin Legalizing Sports Betting in 2009

With the economy in dire straits and individual states feeling the worst of it, the likelihood of at least one or more states legalizing sports betting is more a reality than ever in 2009.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/08/2009

Nancy Pelosi’s BCS BS

So the US economy is going to Hell in a hand basket...Is that any reason for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold session Thursday afternoon for those members from Oklahoma and Florida looking to rus

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/07/2009

A Gambler Every Bookmaker Must Long For

Paul Greenwood, 52, of Barnsley, England, is the "unluckiest" gambler of 2008, at least based on bookmaker William Hill's assessment.

He was given the dubious honor by Great Britain's second biggest bookmaker after the electronics engineer lost out on March 1, having made a last-minute alteration to his weekly £10 accumulator bet.  He predicted wins for 14 football teams.

The Yorkshire Post reported:

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/02/2009

New Year’s Day No Holiday For Bookies

While the majority of people were nursing their hangovers today, online bookmakers were scrambling to take action on the New Year's Day college bowl games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/01/2009

Top 5 Bets of 2008

Last week we at Gambling911.com witnessed one of the best bets ever - Arizona getting pummeled in New England.  What we knew was not a secret:  The Cardinals had only won 3 of 22 games on the Eas

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/30/2008

Common Currency Likely in Costa Rica, Central America

Central American leaders are pledging to create a joint credit fund and promote fiscal stability to cope with the effects of the world financial meltdown.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/22/2008

Blagojevich Once Worked as a Bookie Claims Informant

Did disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich really work as a bookie?  That's what one informant is telling authorities.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2008

Iron Maiden Plays Costa Rica March 3

The offshore sportsbook, casino and online poker sector will have something to celebrate come March 3 as Iron Maiden arrives in Costa Rica for what is being billed as a "monster concert".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2008

Mumbai Massacre Means End to Cricket Betting

Cricket events between Pakistan and India have been cancelled following the events that unraveled in Mumbai last week.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Dec/02/2008

Breaking News

Poker Pro Lynne Beaumont Accuses Terik Brown in Bitcoin Scam, Case Takes Sinister Turn

Poker Pro Lynne Beaumont Accuses Terik Brown in Bitcoin Scam, Case Takes Sinister Turn

The accuser has received odd visits at her former home followed by phone messages that warn to stop defaming Terik (Tizzy) Brown

Bitcoin Beat: BTC Nosedives, April 20 ‘Doge Day’?

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The Indian Online Casino Market Is Still Full of Potential

The Indian Online Casino Market Is Still Full of Potential

It shouldn’t come as news that online gambling has been on the rise the past decade. Spinning on slot machines, betting on sports and playing table games against real dealers over a livestream has absolutely exploded in popularity. The boom of internet gambling started off in Europe, but has quickly spread to countries all over the world. Nonetheless India.