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World Cup Bets Boost Sportingbet Profits

Sportingbet, one of Europe’s leading online bookmakers, reported a 27 percent rise in revenues over last year thanks mostly to the summer’s World Cup games.  

SBG Global Scam: The Untold Truth!

SBG Global scam? I don’t think so! As an expert in the field of sportsbetting and also as a bettor myself, I find it truly irritating that situations between clients of SBG Global and the company

Sports Betting Profit Before Placing The Bet

Sports betting can certainly prove profitable through careful review of stats and regularly avoiding “public” traps.  While some public plays will come through, most will not, hence, the reason why the house always wins, at least in theory. 

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Best College Football Week Ever

College Football
The Las Vegas sportsbooks are celebrating this week following what they are calling their “best College Football weekend ever” in terms of overall betting and results.

Jenny Woo Speaks Sportingbet Settlement With Legal Counsel Stuart Slotnick

Sportingbet was the first to bring you the news of Sportingbet’s settlement with the US Government for $33 million.  Senior International Correspondent Jenny Woo, who is in Manhattan for a speaking engagement, recently had the chance to sit down with  Sportingbet’s attorney who made it all happen. Stuart Slotnick

William Hill, Ladbrokes, Paddy Power Upward Trends This Week

Ladbrokes has released its Top 25 Global Sports Book rankings for the week of Sep. 24, 2010, which looks at traffic among the top 20 European online sports betting websites.

Bookies Abroad and the Appeal of Gambling Worldwide

The other day offered information on how to become a legal bookie courtesy of  Tony D. of that company discusses the appeal of gambling worldwide and why “banning the bookie” doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. 

Become a Legal Bookie

  Want to become a legal bookie?  It’s more easy than ever by utilizing the offshore call centers of

Sportingbet Shares React Positively To Settlement News

Sportingbet’s settlement with the US Government for $33 million has resulted in a rise in the share price for the publicly traded company.

Sportingbet Online Gambling Settlement Agreement Obtained By Gambling911

Stuart Slotnick
Sportingbet, an online gambling firm based in Europe, was represented by Stuart Slotnick. The company’s legal counsel managed to settle with U.S. authorities for a greatly reduced amount than what had previously been anticipated:  $30 million.

Sportingbet Settles For Nearly One Quarter of PartyGaming Forfeiture Deal

Sportingbet has settled with the US Justice Department for just $30 million in an agreement deal entered into late Monday.  Contrast that with the $105 million that will be paid out by competing online gambling firm PartyGaming.

Online Gambling Group Sportingbet Settles With US Government for $33 Mil

One of Europe’s largest online gambling firms, Sportingbet, has settled with the US Government, agreeing to forfeit $33 million. 

Football Lines Service Company Don Best Joins Gambling911 Family

Don Best Line Service
The world’s foremost football lines service company, Don Best, will be joining the family, it was announced on Thursday.

Bet365 Closes in on Betfair

Bet365 continued to increase its traffic this week and was closing in on number one Betfair. 

Betting on NFL …. Customer Service

Betting on NFL
When it comes to betting on the NFL football online, customer service becomes key, especially in this competitive environment. 

New Directive Will Reference Online Gambling Base Costa Rica as North America

Costa Rica North America
Beginning this week, the Gambling News and Odds Authority will role out a new policy.  Its writers have been given the directive to reference all Costa Rican and Panamanian-based online gambling sites as being “based in North America”. 

Bet365 Is Killing It

Bet365 placed as the number two most trafficked sports betting site in Europe. this week said they were numero uno.

Online Sportsbooks Betfair, Bet365, William Hill Remain On Top World Rankings

online sports betting
This week’s International Online Sportsbooks rankings in terms of traffic reveal that Betfair, Bet365 and William Hill have maintained their spots within the top 3 heading into the new Premiership football season.

Sports Betting Blackberry, iPhone Apps Hot: Online and in Vegas

Blackberry App Sports Betting
Yesterday, reported on how, the oldest established North American online wagering business had witnessed a voluminous surge in business since introducing its Blackberry, iPhone and Droid compatible sports betting app just three weeks ago.

Football Betting Action Rolls In At Fever Pitch

Football Betting
With the Minnesota Vikings set to take on the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints Thursday night, the 2010 NFL season officially kicks off around 8 pm EST and so too does the football betting frenzy.  Teams getting the most love early on include the Saints, Green Bay Packers and, remarkably, the San Francisco 49ers.

New iPhone, Blackberry, Android Platform a Hit for Bookmaker

Just in time for football, the oldest established online bookmaker in North America,, recently launched its new version of the mobile betting platform that is compatible with iPhone, Blackberry and Android. 

Betsson Loses Battle With Sweden: Fights Over Svenska Spel Monopoly

The Swedish online gambling firm Betsson has lost a legal battle with the government of Sweden related to its monopoly Svenska Spel. 

The Reggie Bush Scandal: Bookie May Offer Odds on Bush Losing Heisman Trophy

Reggie Bush Heisman Trophy
With reports that Reggie Bush had accepted “improper benefits” while at USC, sources close to The Heisman Trophy Trust claimed to Yahoo! Sports that the 2005 Heisman Trophy winner will soon be stripped of his trophy.

Asian Online Gambling Site 12Bet 7th to Get Licensed in Isle of Man This Year

The online gambling jurisdiction of The Isle of Man is ramping things up these days by granting its 7thlicensee, this time Asia’s popular Internet sports betting site  The jurisdiction has long been known for its stringent requirements in licensing such companies. 

Bookies Score Somewhat With Tar Heels Cover

Bookies Tar Heels
Despite any losses during the rest of Saturday, the online bookies managed to save face with a North Carolina Tar Heels cover, though it wasn’t necessarily a cover for those who bet LSU at -6 or less.
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