Online Sportsbooks

Bookies Making a Killing With England “Flop” in World Cup

England's poor performance has resulted in huge revenues for the English bookmakers.

Simon English of the London Evening Standard: "Here's the usual plot for the World Cup: England get hugely hyped by the press, fans and players before they go on to perform indifferently in all but one game, which they still contrive to lose. They crash out amid tears from everyone - except the betting industry, which tries hard not to cry with laughter."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2010

World Sports Exchange Poker Down To 10 Cash Players

As reported by PokerScout.com this past week, troubled World Sports Exchange's online poker room (World Poker Exchange) is rapidly losing players.  Just ho

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/20/2010

Bookies Happy Over Robert Green Gaffe: England Draw

With most of the country probably backing England to win their World Cup match against the USA, British bookies could certainly breathe a sigh of relief for the England draw.  They may be the only

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2010

Senate Committee Approves New Jersey Online Gambling

By Juliet Fletcherstaff Writer, Press of Atlantic City

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/03/2010

Online Gambling Sites Fools Not to Offer Kentucky Derby Betting

As big an event as the Kentucky Derby is, I'm amazed by how some online gambling sites still don't offer betting on the Derby or limited offerings such as "matchups only".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/23/2010

Costa Rica Government Will Become Bookie for Soccer

AM Costa Rica is reporting that the Costa Rican government is set to enter the bookmaker business, just in time for the 2010 World Cup.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/21/2010

Costa Rican Sportsbooks Respond to Recent Arrests

By Chrissie Long, Tico Times Staff

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2010

Iowa House Takes up Online Sports Gambling

The Sioux City Journal reports that Iowans could legally play online poker against their neighbors and bet on sports events under a proposal by Iowa House members.

The plan, which may get a hearing in the House State Government Committee next week, may expand sports betting language approved by a Senate committee to include legalized betting on collegiate sports - except Iowa colleges, according to Rep. Brian Quirk, D-New Hampton, who is part of a seven- member bipartisan gambling working group.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/19/2010

Super Bowl 2010 Specials: 25 Percent Buddy Referrals

Super Bowl 2010 specials are aplenty but not all are made the same.  You won't find too many websites promoting the most famous of the online sportsbook bonuses - the Refer Your Friends.  That's

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/06/2010

Where Can I Bet The 2010 Super Bowl Online?

Gambling911.com answers your questions concerning such subjects as "Where Can I bet the 2010 Super Bowl online?", "Is betting on the Super Bowl on the Internet illegal?" and &qu

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2010

Super Bowl Sportsbook Promotions (2010 Edition)

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

Sports Interaction is offering a FREE $44 when you open an online betting account or place a bet of $44This is in honor of Super Bowl 44.  Once you access their website you will find tons of 2010 Super Bowl betting propositions.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/30/2010

Fatal System Error Looks At Mob, Internet and Costa Rica

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 Ric

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/26/2010

New Jersey Introduces Online Gambling, Sports Betting Bill

Breaking News from Gambling911.com as New Jersey Senator Raymond Lesniak has authored a bill that would make sports betting legal in the state.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2010

The Best of 2009: Most Popular Poker, Online Gambling Stories

You may see a few of these "Best of 2009 Poker and Online Gambling Stories" elsewhere, but Gambling911.com has the real heavy hitters, those stories that scored huge traffic wins.  Yes,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/28/2009

Kentucky Files Motion in Online Gambling Case as Last Resort

Seen as a "desperation move" of sorts, the Commonwealth of Kentucky has filed a Motion for Leave to Join Additional Parties and to Amend their Complaint.  Kentucky is now claiming that,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/16/2009

More Information on CNBC’s Upcoming Gambling Program

Mark your calendars Gambling911.com readers.  Next Wednesday December 16, 2009 CNBC will present its original program "CNBC Investigates:  The Big Business of Illegal Gambling".  Until

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/10/2009

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.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2009

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.

Joseph Cada was a pretty big -280 favorite, requiring a $28 bet to win $10 (the $28 is returned should Cada win). 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2009

Online Sportsbook Reviews: Monday Night Football

The verdict is in and the best line on Monday Night Football's Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans game can be found at SBG Global, assuming you like the Saints.  With over 65 percent of the betting action going towards New Orleans, SBG Global was listing the Saints with -11 ½ odds, the best number out there. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2009

Sportsbook Reviews: betED 50% World Series Bonus

Here is yet another of Gambling911.com's Sportsbook Reviews, this time focusing on betED.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2009

Phil Ivey Poison to Internet Sportsbooks

Internet sportsbooks that offered betting odds on the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event are quaking in their boots.


And they've got good reason. 



Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/28/2009

Steve Phillips Girlfriend: Online Sportsbook Offers Odds

By now you may have read the story about how ESPN commentator Steve Phillips had an affair with an ESPN intern and how she pulled a Fatal Attraction on him.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/27/2009

Online Gambling: UIGEA Bank Final Rule Q&A Submitted

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was enacted into law in 2006. The  proposed rule implementing the legislation was published for comment in October 2007.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2009

5Dimes Sportsbook Caught Up In Pit Bull Poker Flap

As luck would have it, some online sportsbooks happened to be using the Pit Bull Poker skin as part of its suite of product offerings. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/04/2009

Jon Kyl Gets Owned in Senate on Thursday

Arizona Republican Senator and long time opponent of online gambling, Jon Kyl, was accused of causing delays during a Senate Health Committee.  He later threw a temper tantrum that would have made

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/24/2009

Online Gambling: China Appeals WTO Media Ruling

As first predicted by Gambling911.com last year, the United State's unwillingness to obey a WTO ruling related to online gambling is now having lasting implications and it all centers upon "pu

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2009

Can’t Bet Canbet Closes Accounts Over Shared Environments

Many people bet from the same household, dormitory, Internet café, office.  The online gambling website, Canbet.com, may have gone over the top recently when it comes to these so-called "sha

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/10/2009

Daniel Tzvetkoff's V8 Supercar for Sale

FALLEN information technology tycoon Daniel Tzvetkoff's V8 Supercar is covered in SuperGP stickers ready for the Gold Coast's premier four-day racing carnival in October.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2009

Breaking: UIGEA Challenge Ruling In, States Have Burden

While a 3rd Circuit Court has upheld the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) as law, the Court has effectively now placed the burden on states making this decision somewhat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2009

Finance Ministry Wants Tax on Internet Gambling Sites

According to a report in Friday's edition of AM Costa Rica, the financial ministry is about to present to the legislature a bill to regulate online casino

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/28/2009

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