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10-Year Old Goldbet Joins Microgaming Online Poker

The Goldbet online gambling group, in operation now since 2000, have selected Microgaming as its new network for allowing customers to play online poker. The Austrian bookmaker uses proprietary software for its sports betting business.

2009 Bad Year for Bookmakers: Paddy Power Down

Paddy Power is the latest bookmaker to show a slide in profits for 2009, following Ladbrokes a 28% fall in profits over the same period and William Hill’s 7% drop in full year profit.

Canada vs. USA Hockey Proves a Hit for Bruised Bookies

Sure the online bookmakers got clobbered Sunday with the Winter Olympics Canada vs. USA hockey gold medal championship ending in an overtime defeat for Team USA. Nevertheless, the amount of volume and – hopefully a fresh contingency of customers – helped boost business over the weekend.

Cheltenham Festival Odds as Bookies Make Big Gamble

Cheltenham Festival
A handful of UK-based bookmakers have made some unusual offerings ahead of the Tuesday 16th March Cheltenham Festival. In addition to offering odds on the event, Paddy Power has promised to refund all losing bets should the odds on favourite Dunguib win the race.

More Consolidation in Online Gambling Sector

Two more online gambling ventures have been taken over by stronger firms this past week.

NASCAR Betting and Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick NASCAR Betting
Both the online sportsbooks and Las Vegas establishments are counting on NASCAR betting, and to fuel those bets they are hopeful that Danica Patrick will at some point begin to make an impact.

Olympic Men’s Hockey Championship: A Bookie's Dream

Most of the online bookies have a tough time getting aroused even after overdosing on Viagra. But this week, USA vs. Canada Olympic Men's Hockey Championship betting is promising to be hotter than sex.

Iowa House Takes up Online Sports Gambling

Iowans could legally play online poker against their neighbors and bet on sports events under a proposal by Iowa House members.

Ladbrokes Falling Profits Symbolic of Failing Economy

Ladbrokes
It was very bad news for the United Kingdom’s largest bookmaker. Ladbrokes on Thursday reported a 28% fall in profits in 2009.

Super Bowl Records Broke at Gambling911, Vegas

Gambling911.com reported its highest traffic numbers in its nearly 10 years on the Web Sunday as Super Bowl betting took center stage. The site dominated in Super Bowl related searches at both Google and Bing.com during much of Sunday and the days leading up to the big game.

Initial Report: Vegas, Reno, Online Had Killer Super Bowl

Super Bowl
Based on preliminary numbers, the online gambling sites should have been way up over last year’s Super Bowl numbers.

Super Bowl 2010: Betting Action Depends on Book

Super Bowl 2010
So far, Sportsbook.com appears to have defied the Super Bowl 2010 betting trends with most of its customers jumping on the Indianapolis Colts bandwagon. 64 percent of gamblers betting the Super Bowl 2010 spread were on Indianapolis at -5 at Sportsbook.com.

Super Bowl 44 Betting One for the Record Books?

Super Bowl 44 Betting
It is too early to tell whether Super Bowl 44 betting will indeed place this game in the record books, but early traffic at Gambling911.com, the gambling news and odds authority, suggests it could be.

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Prepare for Big Money Weekend

Las Vegas sports books are counting down to Super Bowl Sunday. The big game means big business for Las Vegas, and casinos expect to cash in on this weekend's game. The game pits the AFC Champion Indianapolis Colts against the NFC Champion New Orleans Saints.

How to Bet on the Super Bowl 2010 Online

Previously we answered the question: “Where can I bet on the 2010 Super Bowl?”, providing the necessary information as to where you can bet on the Super Bowl online.

2010 Super Bowl Betting Marathon Coverage

2010 Super Bowl Betting
Gambling911.com will be providing its 2010 Super Bowl 48 hour marathon betting coverage on the hundreds of prop wagers being offered on this weekend’s big game along with any changes in the line and updated action for both sides and totals.

Mastercard Attempts to Block Online Gambling Charges

It may not be easy opening an online betting account this weekend for the Super Bowl using your Mastercard as that company has announced it is blocking transactions to online gambling websites.

2010 Super Bowl Betting Will Set Records (We Hope)

2010 Super Bowl Betting
Gambling911.com is hopeful that 2010 Super Bowl betting will set all types of records from traffic numbers to revenue for our online sportsbook sponsors. The vast majority of Super Bowl bets will be related to propositions such as “first to score”, “coin toss” and even the length of the National Anthem.

Super Bowl Sportsbook Promotions (2010 Edition)

If you are looking for those Super Bowl sportsbook promotions, we got them right here.

2010 Super Bowl Betting Boost to Off Year

The start of the regular NFL season was shaky at best for both online sportsbooks and the Vegas books with much smaller bets and less volume compared to past years. 2010 Super Bowl betting was expected to give a much needed jolt.

Fatal System Error Looks At Mob, Internet and Costa Rica

Fatal System Error
There is a new book out entitled “Fatal System Error”, which, among other things, takes an in depth look at the Mob and its influence over the Internet from the United States to Costa Rica to Russia.

World Sports Exchange, Matchbook.com Downgraded

A popular sports betting portal has recently downgraded long established World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com) and another betting exchange it owns, Matchbook.com, citing “payment issues”.

Sports Betting News: World Cup 70 Percent of BM Rev

Make no mistake about it, sports betting businesses across the globe are looking forward to this summer’s FIFA World Cup and the betting frenzy that comes with it.

William Hill: Football Results Turn in Their Favor

William Hill, the bookmaker, said on Wednesday that earnings for the year would be at the top end of analysts’ expectations after football results in recent months began to turn in its favour.

Jon Kyl Blockade in Senate Blamed on Internet Gambling

Jon Kyl
Senator Jon Kyl is standing in the way of appointing a key nominee to the Treasury Department. Many observers believe Kyl is “throwing a tantrum” to protest the Treasury Department’s postponement of online gambling prohibition.
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