Online Sportsbooks

Paddy Power Loses €1.5 Mil on Tiger Woods Losing Bets

Sure he lost and everyone had money on Tiger Woods, but Ireland's biggest bookmaker was so certain that Woods would win they wagered the house on him doing so, literally.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/17/2009

BetonSports Founder Gary Kaplan Pleads Guilty

Gary Kaplan, the founder of the online gambling site BetOnSports, plead guilty on Friday to federal racketeering conspiracy and other charges.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/14/2009

Sports Betting Joins Gambling911.com Family

Gambling911.com is thrilled to announce that Sports Betting (

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

Sarah Palin Not Getting a Divorce Says Oddsmaker

Over the weekend, AlaskaReport.com began swirling rumors that Alaska's ex-governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd were headed for divorce.  The report sent Palin's camp into a frenzy with Palin'

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

Prospect of Gambling Coming to A.C. Impacts Staten Island

According to a report filed by Staten Island Live, D.A. Daniel Donovan (above)is not thrilled with the prospect of legal sports betting coming to Atlantic City Casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2009

Gambling Companies Could Leave Costa Rica if Taxed

Following news over the past two weeks that the Government of Costa Rica is considering taxing online gambling firms operating in that country, operators have told Gambling911.com they would leave

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

Proposed Tax on Gambling Could Alter Online

By Adam Williams

Tico Times Staff

As late Monday night turned into early Tuesday morning only a handful of gamblers occupied two of the six poker tables in the Horseshoe Casino on Avenida 1 in downtown San José. At the more populated of the two tables, the minimum bet to play a hand of blackjack was ¢2,000, or about $3.30.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2009

William Hill, Ladbrokes Lose Turf TV Legal Fight

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a case brought by Britain's leading bookmakers against the operators of half the country's racecourses over the screening of live race coverage.

Bookmakers William Hill, Ladbrokes and Bookmakers' Afternoon Gaming Services had claimed that Turf TV, run by Alphameric Gaming and Racecourse Media Services Ltd (RMS), itself owned by companies representing 31 of Britain's 59 racecourses, was the product of an illegal cartel under both UK and European competition law.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2009

Pittsburgh Steelers Bettors Stand Behind Big Ben

Whether he did it or not, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (better known perhaps as simply "Big Ben") enters the 2009/2010 NFL season with external distractions.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jul/27/2009

Bill Would Tax Costa Rica Based Online Gambling Sites

Every few years the Costa Rican government comes up with a novel plan to either tax or license online gambling firms operating in that Central American nation.  Each time, the attempt has failed.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2009

Phil Ivey Poison to Bookmakers

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, Jul/20/2009

UFC 100 Draws Unusual Amount of Betting Action

Earlier in the week, Gambling911.com featured a story on how Mixed Martial Arts and - more specifically UFC - betting could get hot.

Matt Youmans of the Las Vegas Review Journal spoke to a number of Las Vegas oddsmakers who claimed that, while the UFC continues to gain steam, it is probably less than 1 percent of Nevada's overall sports betting handle.

Las Vegas Hilton sports book director Jay Kornegay called the 1 percent estimate mostly accurate but deceiving.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/11/2009

Online Sportsbook Bodog to Rate Itself as Part of New Website

Gambling911.com has learned that fledgling online sportsbook Bodog.com plans to launch a website that rates other online sportsbooks. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/09/2009

Online Sportsbook Concerns Arise: DimeLine Sportsbook Stalls

Online sports betting group, DimeLine Sportsbook, is in "slow pay" mode according to numerous posts on the SBR Forum

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/08/2009

Governor Jon Corzine Files Motion to Join Sports Betting Suit

TRENTON - Governor Jon S.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2009

USA vs. Brazil: Correct Score Betting and Payouts

USA vs.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/28/2009

USA vs. Brazil Likely Monster Betting Event for Gambling911

Heading into Sunday morning, typically Gambling911.com experiences little in the way of any significant Web traffic.  After all, everyone is out partying into the wee hours of Sunday morning.  Th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/28/2009

William Hill closer to moving online trade offshore

The odds on William Hill moving its online and telephone betting business offshore have shortened.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2009

Outgoing Liverpool Football Coach to Chair Betting Integrity Panel

A new panel is being put together to ensure current rules are sufficient when it comes to sporting event and they will be put in charge of identifying suspicious betting patterns.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/24/2009

BetonSports Pleas: Kaplan Clan Won’t be Doing Jail Time

Despite reports Monday that the brother and sister of jailed BetonSports founder, Gary Kaplan, have entered into guilty pleas, sources close to Gambling911.com advise they will not be providing any

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2009

Online Sports Betting Yields $27,000 Payout on $5 Bet

A Canadian sports bettor recently witnessed a $27,000 payout betting a mere $5.  He did it at one of the world's leading online sports betting company,

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2009

Online Sportsbooks Ready for Hot Dog Eating Contest

The online sportsbooks are prepared to celebrate the 4th of July Weekend (The US Independence Day).  But unlike most people, these folks will be stuck in the office working at least par

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2009

More Guilty Pleas in BetonSports Case

The brother and sister of BetonSports founder, Gary Kaplan, have plead guilty Monday and agreed to forfeit millions in gambling profits, though it is unclear where they will come up with those mill

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2009

Lucas Glover Win Huge for Bookies

Sports Interaction Senior Bookmaker, Rob Dastidar, told Darren Rovell of

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2009

Heroes Sportsbook Slow Paying Clients

A number of antsy customers of Heroes Sportsbook out of Curacao have been posting on the Sportsbook Review foru

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2009

Gambling Affiliate Programs Shaky Start

A revolt of online gambling affiliates led to some high level (and often secretive) meetings at this year's Casino Affiliate Convention (CAC) in Amsterdam.  A group calling itself the Gambling Aff

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Kentucky Asks for More Time in Online Gambling Case

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has asked an Appeals Court for more time to respond in a highly publicized case concerning its failed attempt to seize 141 online gambling domains.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/19/2009

The Battle to Legalize Online Gambling: July 6 Approaches

Mark your calendars.  July 6 is an important date for the online gambling sector.  This is when a U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to render a decision in a case filed by The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA.org) against the US Justice Department in an effort to have the controversial Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) repealed based on the concept that it is "Unconstitutional".

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/16/2009

Issues That Destroyed the GOP: Online Gambling Prohibition

I am asked constantly by talk show hosts across the USA why I left the GOP and became the leader of a national Libertarian movement for smaller government and economic and personal freedom.

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jun/04/2009

Ben Waldman Denies Involvement With Delinquent Payment Solution

Responding to Gambling911.com Monday disclosure that  payment solutions company, Smart Banking Systems (SBS), was screwing over online gambling clients in Costa Rica, software platform provider, B

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/03/2009

Breaking News

Elon Musk Bets Still Available as Twitter Purchase No Longer a Sure Thing

Elon Musk Bets Still Available as Twitter Purchase No Longer a Sure Thing

Elon Musk says that $44 billion Twitter acquisition deal cannot proceed until there is proof provided that the social media platform has fewer than 5% fake accounts as BetUS continued offering

Preakness Wagering Suffers With No Triple Crown Bid

Preakness Wagering Suffers With No Triple Crown Bid

"It hurts the racebook tremendously," said Adam Burns, head of trading at SportsBetting.ag.

What Are the Payout Odds on Tiger Woods to Win the 2022 PGA Championship?

What Are the Payout Odds on Tiger Woods to Win the 2022 PGA Championship?

It's both a gift and a curse at the same time.  Tiger Woods going deep in any Majors tournament means greater viewership and, by default, more wagering.  But most of the bets will be made on Woods.  If he wins, the books lose.  Though the liability is less than in the past, it's still present.