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William Hill Eyes US Entry

William Hill Eyes US Entry
William Hill on Friday announced its expansion plans, and they include the lucrative US market.

i-Gaming North America 2012 Conference to Take Place March 4-6

i-Gaming North America 2012 Conference to Take Place March 4-6
Everybody with even the slightest interest in the potential for legalized Internet gambling in North America will be in attendance at the first ever i-Gaming North America 2012 Conference

WagerWeb.com Online Sportsbook, Casino Joins the Gambling911.com Family

WagerWeb.com Joins the Gambling911.com Family
Gambling911.com is thrilled to announce the return of WagerWeb.com to its portfolio of fine online sportsbooks just in time for March Madness.

Over 200 Sports Fixing Probes in Last Four Years

Over 200 Sports Fixing Probes in Last Four Years
The Daily Star this weekend reports that there were over 200 sports match fixing probes in the United Kingdom in just the last four years.

Ladbrokes Punters Bet £13 billion in 2011: Poker Revenues Down 25 Percent

Ladbrokes Punters Bet £13 billion in 2011:  Poker Revenues Down 25 Percent
Ladbrokes reported strong returns for 2011 with punters staking £13 billion in 2011 and profit per shot increased 6.9 percent over 2010.

Everleaf Poker Should Never Have Been Allowing Washington State Citizens to Play

Everleaf Poker Should Never Have Been Allowing Washington State Citizens to Play
We have finally learned after days of speculation that Everleaf Poker’s woes come from transmitting funds for online poker to and from the state of Washington.

Radio Host Sid Rosenberg Allegedly Owes Over $44k to Online Sportsbook

Radio Host Sid Rosenberg Allegedly Owes Over $44k to Online Sportsbook
Radio host Sid Rosenberg reportedly owes online offshore sportsbook $44,500 in gambling debts.

Music Execs Streaming Pirated NFL Games as DOJ Seizes Hundreds of Similar Websites

Music Execs Streaming Pirated NFL Games as DOJ Seizes Hundreds of Websites
The music industry has been behind a massive push to knock file sharing and download websites offline while engaging in the same practice they condemn last week.

World Sports Exchange $700k Behind on Payouts (Video)

World Sports Exchange $700k Behind on Payouts (Video)
SBR Forum video analyst Peter Loshak breaks down the latest sportsbook industry news with troubled World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com) at the forefront.

William Hill Becomes Official Sponsor of England Football Team

William Hill Becomes Official Sponsor of England Football Team
The United Kingdom’s largest bookmaker, William Hill, has been confirmed as an official sponsor of the England football team.

Super Bowl Safety Cuts Into Sportsbook Profits

Super Bowl Safety Cuts Into Sportsbook Profits
Sunday’s Super Bowl safety hurt the sportsbooks bottom line both in Vegas and across the Web.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Seizes 16 Live Streaming Sports Sites Days Before Super Bowl

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Seizes 16 Live Streaming Sports Sites for Super Bowl
U.S. prosecutors seized 16 websites that streamed live sports events on Friday, just two days prior to Sunday’s Super Bowl.

2012 Super Bowl Prediction: BetOnline Analyst Says Patriots Win It, So Go With The Giants

2012 Super Bowl Prediction
Tony Bryant, an analyst for the fastest growing online sportsbook BetOnline.com, offered up his 2012 Super Bowl prediction.

Odds on Whether US Law Enforcement Takes Down Online Sportsbook for Super Bowl 2012

Odds on Whether US Law Enforcement Takes Down Online Sportsbook for Super Bowl 2
For years, US law enforcement have focused their attention on the big game to disrupt local sports betting businesses.  What are the odds in 2012 of hitting an online site?

Bet The 2012 Super Bowl and Play Online Poker at the Same Time

Bet The 2012 Super Bowl and Play Online Poker at the Same Time
Americas Cardroom has incorporated a sportsbook into its expansive platform so gamblers can now place a bet on the 2012 Super Bowl and play online poker at the same time.

Ladbrokes Buys Stakes in US-Based Stadium Technology Group

Ladbrokes Buys Stakes in US-Based Stadium Technology Group
One of the United Kingdom’s largest bookmakers has bought a 65 per cent stake in US-based Stadium Technology Group, which specializes in sports betting technology and is used by a number of Las Vegas sportsbooks.

LowVig.com Reduced Juice a Bargain for Bettors During 2012 NFL Playoffs

LowVig.com Reduced Juice a Bargain for Bettors During 2012 NFL Playoffs
Experienced sports bettors are celebrating the New Year with toasts, returning to the days of ‘reduced juice’ on NFL and NBA betting at high limits at the new sportsbook, LowVig.com.

World Sports Exchange Slow Paying 123 Players $738,852 to Date

World Sports Exchange Slow Paying 123 Players $738,852 to Date
World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com) is like Somalia, a failed state….but they still exist.

Public Policy Polling Has Ron Paul One Percentage Point Behind Gingrich

Public Policy Polling Ron Paul
Most of the national polls have GOP candidate Ron Paul tied with Mitt Romney in the Iowa Caucus but at least one poll now has Paul closing in on Newt Gingrich.

Ongame Sale Unlikely to be Finalised by Year’s End

Ongame Sale Unlikely to be Finalised by Year’s End
Online gaming company Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment has reported a 'solid' performance since September, with its core margin for the full year set to be between 22% and 24%.

Ladbrokes Agrees to Debt Facility With Banks

Ladbrokes Agrees to Debt Facility With Banks
Ladbrokes, Britain's second-biggest bookmaker, said it had agreed a new five-year, 540 million pounds ($847 million) debt facility with its banks.

Belgium Online Gambling Blacklist Likely to Feature Bwin

Belgium Online Gambling Blacklist
Belgium has announced plans to incorporate a so-called “blacklist of online gambling websites”, a move that is seen as shocking in most industry circles.

Sky Bet, Other British Bookmakers Slaughtered After This Week’s Premier League Action

Sky Bet, Other British Bookmakers Slaughtered After This Week’s Premier League A
Sky Bet bookmakers were left reeling after a week where all of the Premier League favourites walked off victorious.

Overnight and Weekend Binary Options Funded By Bitcoin Announced at Digibookie

Binary Options

Wholesale sports and financial bookmaker, Digibookie, announced today that it will be offering overnight binary options on all major financial stocks, commodities, and indices....

Betfair Poaches Paddy Power Second-in-Command

Betfair Poaches Paddy Power Second-in-Command
The world’s largest betting exchange announced Thursday it has hired away Breon Corcoran from rival Paddy Power to become its new CEO.
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