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William Hill, Ladbrokes Shares Hit Again Following UK Budget Woes, Downgrades

William Hill, Ladbrokes Shares Hit Again Following UK Budget Woes, Downgrades
Leading UK bookmakers William Hill and Ladbrokes witnessed yet another share decline on Monday following a downgrade and unfavourable football results over the weekend.
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What is the Minimum Money Amount to Open an Online Betting Account?

What is the Minimum Money Amount to Open an Online Betting Account?
Many Gambling911.com readers ask this question:  What is the minimum to open an online wagering account to start betting?
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Paddy Power Pistorius ‘Will He Walk’ Bet Ad Most Complained About Ad Ever

Paddy Power Pistorius ‘Will He Walk’ Bet Ad Most Complained About Ad Ever
The UK Advertising Standard Authority (ASA) has said that Irish bookmaker Paddy Power’s Oscar Pistorius murder trial 'Money Off If He Walks' ad was the single most complained-about advertisement ever.
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Ladbrokes Boss Rewarded £4.7m: 85 Per Cent Pay Raise: Still Faces August Axe

Ladbrokes Boss Rewarded £4.7m: 85 Per Cent Pay Raise: Still Faces August Axe
Richard Glynn may be on the hot seat if he can’t turn things around at the UK’s second largest bookmaker, Ladbrokes. 
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BetOnSports Founder Gary Kaplan Assessed $36.5 Mil Tax Bill

BetOnSports Founder Gary Kaplan Assessed $36.5 Mil Tax Bill
BetOnSports founder Gary Kaplan will have to pay $36.5 million to the IRS after losing an appeal. Kaplan’s attorneys initially argued double jeopardy...
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Paddy Power Defends Taking Bets on Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial: Angry Tweets

Paddy Power Defends Taking Bets on Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial: Angry Tweets
Controversial Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has defended its decision to offer betting on the outcome of Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial.
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What is a Good Pay Per Head for College Basketball?

What is a Good Pay Per Head for College Basketball?
With March Madness just around the corner, you might be asking yourself What is a good Pay Per Head business to handle your players for College Basketball?
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Neteller Returns to the US: Shares Surge Nearly 3 Percent

Neteller Returns to the US:  Shares Surge Nearly 3 Percent
Online payment solutions company Neteller announced Monday that it will be relaunching services in the US.
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Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Jail for Running Online Sportsbook

Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Jail for Running Online Sportsbook
A Stamford, Connecticut man was sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in running an illegal online sportsbook that authorities claim had ties to organized crime.
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Dire Warning for Ladbrokes Head: ‘Better Capitalize on World Cup or Else’

Dire Warning for Ladbrokes Head:  ‘Better Capitalize on World Cup or Else’
Embattled Ladbrokes CEO Richard Glynn faces the axe this coming August if he can’t turn things around at the UK’s second largest bookmaking firm. 
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Canbet Players Owed At Least Half a Million GBP: Screwed Customers Revolt

Canbet Players Owed At Least Half a Million GBP: Screwed Customers Revolt
SBR Forum, a popular sports betting social media outlet, has recorded a total of 255 customers owed in excess of 500,000 GBP by insolvent Canbet.com
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Ifrah Law Claims Success With Kentucky Web Gambling Domain Seizure Case

Ifrah Law Claims Success With High Profile Kentucky Web Gambling Domain Case
Ifrah Law PLLC, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm focused on complex civil and criminal litigation, secured a major victory for its client, the Interactive Gaming Council (IGC), on Friday
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Kentucky Court Overturns Seizures of Online Gambling Domain Names

Kentucky Court Overturns Seizures of Online Gambling Domain Names
A Kentucky Appeals court ruled Friday (February 21, 2014) that the state cannot seize 132 online gambling domain names. 
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Another Man With Ties to Legends Sports Gambling Ring Plead Guilty

Another Man With Ties to Legends Sports Gambling Ring Plead Guilty
Timothy Robillard, 44, pleaded guilty Monday to one felony charge of running an illegal gambling operation. 
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CAN’T-Bet: Canbet Freezes $300k: Punters Issue Death Threats, File Lawsuits

Canbet Freezes $300k:  Punters Demanding Answers as Investor Pulls the Plug
Once among the most prestigious Australian online bookmakers, Canbet is now finding itself mired in scandal after freezing approximately $300,000 in player funds.
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Guardian Newspaper Launches Sports Betting Site GoWager.co.uk

Guardian Newspaper Launches Sports Betting Site GoWager.co.uk
Here comes some stiff competition from a branding concept we all know, the Guardian Newspaper.  And they just entered the sports betting business with GoWager.co.uk.
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Sports Betting Ring Taken Down in Rhode Island: 13 Arrested

Sports Betting Ring Taken Down in Rhode Island: 13 Arrested
Thirteen individuals were arrested as part of a crackdown on illegal sports betting in Northern Rhode Island Tuesday.  All were arraigned in District Court Providence during the afternoon.
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Sportsbook Promos - February 2014: WagerWeb.com Bonus Code

Sportsbook Promos, Bonuses – February 2014: WagerWeb.com
With Super Bowl 48 now history, we have new sportsbook promos and bonuses being offered for February 2014, including at WagerWeb.com.
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Companies That Accept Bitcoin – Including Online Gambling

Companies That Accept Bitcoin – Including Online Gambling
In addition to some more mainstream companies, Gambling911.com list online gambling sites that also accept bitcoin.
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WagerHome Tools Make Customer Management Easier For ALL Pay Per Head Agents

WagerHome Tools Make Customer Management Easier For ALL Pay Per Head Agents
Pay Per Head service offers players and agents access to a genuine sportsbook interface used by the pros.
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Online Gambling Site Shut Down: Programmer Pleads Guilty

Online Gambling Site Shut Down: Programmer Pleads Guilty
A local Roanoke, Virginia restaurant owner and programmer were charged with running an online sports betting site that was being served out of Costa Rica.
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Singer Susan Boyle Applies for Job With Bookmaker Ladbrokes

Singer Susan Boyle Applies for Job With Bookmaker Ladbrokes
People Magazine has revealed that Susan Boyle, 52, recently applied for a part time gig at British bookmaker Ladbrokes.
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New Bitcoin Sportsbook CoinBet Debuts in Times Square: Hot or Dangerous Trend in 2014

New Bitcoin Sportsbook CoinBet Debuts in Times Square: Hot or Dangerous Trend in
A new bitcoin-only sportsbook made its debut smack in the middle of Times Square this past week, advertising on the Reuters interactive billboard.
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Daily Beast: Cantor Gaming CEO Lee Amaitis 'Bromance' With Billy Walters Lead to Probe

Daily Beast: Cantor Gaming CEO Lee Amaitis 'Bromance' With Billy Walters Lead to
The Daily Beast speculates as to why CEO Lee Amaitis remains at the helm of CG Technology following a massive probe by the Nevada Gambling Control Board.
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PokerStars, Bodog May Be Given Green Light by Feds to Accept US Customers

PokerStars, Bodog May Be Given Green Light by Feds to Accept US Customers
The US Department of Justice will begin to take on a new approach in dealing with those online gambling operators who once took bets from US citizens.
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