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Punter Threatens to Burn Down Sportsbook

A DRUNK man threatened to burn down a Bridlington bookmaker's and verbally abused its staff after being told a winning bet he placed was void.

Bookie Wants to Stop Race Horses From Having Sex

An Aussie former bookie named Bruce McHugh would like race horses to remain virgins….forever.

Offshore Bookie, Poker Player James Giordano Pleads Guilty

The controversial owner of an offshore sports betting operation based mainly on the island of St. Maarten has plead guilty. The case was like something out of a James Bond film whereby authorities seized a laptop left by Giordano during a brief departure from his Long Island hotel room.

NFL: Bookie’s Child Goes 6-2 in Week 13 With Picks

He may be only 8 years old, but already little Mikey Richardson is taking after his dear ‘ol dad, Mickey, CEO of the oldest established North American bookmaker online today, Bookmaker.com.

Bookies Make Out Like Bandits Week 13 of NFL

The online bookmakers won nearly all the games vs. the betting public on Sunday Week 13 of the regular NFL season, including two of the biggest games.

Bookies Need Houston Texans Win

Carrie Stroup here with your bookie report heading into Sunday’s NFL games.

Black Friday Special for Sports Bettors

Sports Interaction has decided not to extend its Thanksgiving Day special, but instead has reverted back to the $116 Free Cash Bonus Here.

Clive Hawkswood Balks at Gov Request of Bookies

The government has proposed the creation of a fund that would lead to bookmakers handing over millions of pounds to Sport England for reinvestment in grassroots sport as part of a new voluntary code, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper.

Bookies Hurt by Indianapolis Colts Cover

While the online bookmakers needed the Indianapolis Colts to lose against Baltimore to enjoy a successful day, other games managed to go the bookies way including Pittsburgh’s shock loss to Kansas City and the Giants failed cover

Online Gambling List at Center of Fed Ex Driver Attack

The driver of a Fed Ex truck in North Quincy, Massachusetts was brutally attacked while carrying a package that contained names and social security numbers of online gambling customers.

Threat Seen to Nevada’s Sports Betting Monopoly

Nevada will face competition for race and sports books, a state gaming regulator predicts.

Internet Gambling: Man Jailed for Refusing to Testify

One more Kansas City man was jailed for refusing to testify in an Internet gambling investigation.

Sports Interaction – Online Sportsbook Review

Sports Interaction was the first online sportsbook licensed and regulated in North America in 1999.

Darvin Moon vs. Joe Cada WSOP Odds

Darvin Moon vs. Joe Cada WSOP Odds
Yes you can still bet on the 2009 World Series of Poker final table even with only two players left. Darvin Moon vs. Joe Cada WSOP odds had Moon as the +200 underdog with a potential payout of $20 on every $10 bet at Sportsbook.com.

Bookie Pounded by Punters

Punters got the better of bookmaker Stan James last year with the chain showing a £285,800 loss against a profit of £2.8m in the previous year.

Online Sports Books Spared by Phil Ivey WSOP Exit

There were quite a few big bets placed on Phil Ivey to win the 2009 World Series of Poker before the event even began. Fortunately for the online sportsbooks, Ivey was eliminated in 7th place on Saturday.

Online Sportsbooks Hope For Big Weekend

Online Sportsbooks
College Football and the NFL will always have the online sportsbooks licking their chops but this weekend there is even more to be happy about.

Liverpool Boots Ladbrokes With Online Sportsbook 188Bet

Liverpool
Asian online sportsbook operator 188Bet has replaced the United Kingdom’s largest bookmaker as sponsor for Liverpool FC according to reports.

Online Sportsbooks: Yankees Win No Real Loss for Bookies

Sure it stung a little, by default the betting public will wager on the New York Yankees winning a World Series from the start of the regular season straight on through.

Stanley Leisure’s Lord Steinberg Passes Away

Electronic Game Card, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EGMI) ("EGC"), announced today with great sadness that the Company's Executive Chairman, Leonard Steinberg, Baron Steinberg of Belfast, died suddenly of a heart attack November 2, 2009 on his 73rd birthday in London, England.

Breeders Cup Betting Means Added Revenue for Books

2009 Breeders Cup Betting
Breeders Cup betting for 2009 is already proving to be big for the online bookmakers who expect one of the world’s biggest races to draw supplemental revenue to a busy College Football and NFL weekend.

BetonSports Siblings Sentenced to House Arrest

Following news that BetonSports.com founder, Gary Kaplan, will serve just over a year in prison, reports have surfaced that family members will be assigned to house arrest.

Online Sportsbook Pays Out $500K on Formula One Winner

Costa Rica’s oldest online sportsbook, BetCRIS.com, has paid out just over $500,000 in Formula One bets while other books are reportedly disputing the outcome.

Kaplan Will Be Free In Just Over a year

BetonSports founder Gary Kaplan has already served most of his sentence and, as such, will only be incarcerated for another year and couple of months.

BetonSports Gary Kaplan Gets 51 Months in Prison

Gary S. Kaplan, founder of the Betonsports Plc Internet gambling site, was sentenced to 51 months in prison for his role in the company's violation of U.S. laws banning the placement of bets by wire.
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