Online Sportsbooks

Longer NFL Season Means More Money For Sportsbooks

A vote on whether the National Football League would extend their season from 17 to 18 weeks was not likely this week.  Online sportsbook operators are waiting with baited breath for the prospect

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/19/2009

Gambling911.com Most Wanted for Week Ending May 18, 2009

Who or what company made the headlines this past week on the pages of Gambling911.com as it relates to the gambling industry?  Find out as we break down the most popular industry-related stories.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2009

BetonSports Chief Was Facing Up to 20 Years: Will Now Cooperate

With BetonSports former CEO, David Carruthers, pleading guilty Wednesday in what the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/02/2009

JustBet.com Just Down… For Two Weeks

During the height of March Madness 2009, the Costa Rican-based Tradewinds post up arm, JustBet.com, has been down almost the entire time.

"Players who typically join ‘fly by night' outfits might be a little scared about this new brand, but in truth JustBet.com is associated with a group that's been offshore longer than most, around 15 years actually," says Payton O'Brien of Gambling911.com.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/01/2009

iMEGA Chief Brennan Jr. on Fox: Talks Legalized Sports Betting

Joe Brennan, Jr., head of the online gambling industry trade organization, The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association ( www.imega.org ), appear

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/27/2009

Bookmaker.com Acquires BetJoint.com

BookMaker.com announced today its acquisition of BetJoint.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/26/2009

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Legalize Sports Betting in New Jersey

It's a battle state lawmakers have been fighting for some time, and today a federal lawsuit was filed in hopes of legalizing sports betting in all 50 states.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2009

Sport Betting Acquisition Gives Playtech a Strong Hand

By Roger Blitz, Leisure Industries Correspondent

The Financial Times UKPublished: March 20 2009

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/20/2009

Mixed Bag For March Madness Bettors

There were mixed results for sports bettors at the start of the 2009 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, but the gambling public in general was dealt a serious blow by one of the day's most bet on te

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Mar/19/2009

Early Bird Gets The Worm Where March Madness Is Concerned

The vast numbers of people - a captive audience carried over from the Selection Show some would say - provided ample opportunity for online bookmakers to capitalize Sunday night.  Instead, most of

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/16/2009

2009 March Madness Will Test Vegas Economy, Online Websites

While online sports betting seems to be up over last year, the Las Vegas economy has been hard hit.  Vegas like many event-oriented cities is counting on the 2009 March Madness to help give a much

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/14/2009

March Madness Contests Will Prove Major Draw During Recession

One of the biggest betting periods of the year is about to get underway with the start of 2009 March Madness.  For many of the online gambling sites, the lure will be March Madness contests, many

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2009

Online Gambling Affiliate Programs Come Together to Take Charge

A group of 65 of the online gaming industry's largest operators and gambling affiliate programs have joined together to collaborate efforts to help ensure the online gaming industry will be manage

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/03/2009

Another NRL Club Partners Up With Bookmaker

The South Sydney Rabbitohs are pleased to announce a new corporate partnership with Betezy.com.au Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2009

A-Rod Likes She-Males? The Oddsmakers Love A-Rod

One of my fellow Cubanos, the great Perez Hilton, brought up a little ditty that was out there two years back when A-Rod (Alex Rodriguez) was caught frolicking around in strip clubs. 

Perez reported the following: "(A-Rod) likes the she-male, muscular type" says a stripper at a club once frequented by Rodriguez. "They brought me up to the champagne room one time. I spun around once and that was it. I'm not his type."

So does this mean that Yours Truly might be able to score a home run with A-Rod?

Submitted by Sparky Collins on, Feb/09/2009

UFC Betting Limits Increased to $1000

In recent months Gambling911.com has noticed that Bookmaker.com increased its maximum betting limits on UFC fights to $1000. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2009

Lakers vs. Celtics Draws Huge Ratings: Heavy Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers vs.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/06/2009

Poker Players Alliance Party for Its Leaders… Members Excluded

Gambling911.com published an article Wednesday suggesting how great it would be for the million plus Poke

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2009

Super Bowl Betting Down in Vegas: Up Online

The Super Bowl betting numbers are in and the results: A total of $81.5 million was wagered in the state's sports books on Super Bowl XLIII, an 11.5 percent decrease from the game's 2008 handle, ac

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/04/2009

Steelers Win and Failure to Cover Best Scenario for Books

"It was the best-case scenario for us to have the Steelers win and not cover," Hilton Sportsbook Director, Jay Kornegay told the Las Vegas Review Journal Monday.

For online sportsbooks, nearly 80 percent of the money line action was on the Arizona Cardinals to win outright.  Betting on the Pittsburgh/Arizona spread was relatively even but for many books, the amount of bets taken favored the Steelers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2009

Super Bowl 43 Gambling Numbers Brisk So Far

While actual betting numbers are not in and Gambling911.com does not have access to such information, the website has been monitoring 2009 Super Bowl gambling traffic throughout the day via statist

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

2009 Super Bowl Betting: 20 Percent Cash Bonus Now Offered

In a rare move, Sportsbook.com bega

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jan/31/2009

Where to Bet on the 2009 Super Bowl Online

Want to know where to bet on the 2009 Super Bowl online?  The Gambling911.com has among its sponsors some of the very best the industry has to offer.  Let's take a look.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2009

Super Bowl Betting in Las Vegas Big as New Year’s Eve

Few events draw bigger crowds to Las Vegas than the Super Bowl and the betting frenzy that coincides with it - not to mention the huge parties.  Celebrities descend upon Vegas in droves this weeke

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2009

NRL Clubs Bank on Betting Revenues

The Cronulla Sharks and Newcastle Knights are the latest NRL clubs to announce joint ventures with Betezy.com.au after the hugely successful Titansbet.com.au was launched in October last year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2009

NRL Australia Clubs Find Savior in Ryan Kay

Breaking NRL Australian sports betting story coming through to Gambling911.com with full details likely Friday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jan/28/2009

Gambling911.com Super Bowl Betting Page a Must Read

In case you have missed any of Gambling911.com's extensive 2009 Super Bowl betting coverage, fear not.  We have all your articles right here.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/28/2009

Bookmaker.com Announces New Loyalty Points

Bookmaker.com announced the launch of BookMaker BetPoints, a new loyalty program designed to reward both  recreational bettors and high rollers alike.  At each of three different status l

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

DoylesRoom Poker Wants Cake: Full Tilt Wants Sportsbook

One of the world's most popular online poker rooms, Doylesroom.com, plans to debut an Internet casino along with its popular card room as the g

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/15/2009

Sports Betting and Poker the Perfect Marriage

The news that Cake Poker has managed to increase its market share by over 52 percent in 2008 should hardly come as little surprise. 

Cake's success is fueled almost exclusively through its relationship with Sportsbook.com, by far the largest online sports betting site in terms of overall customer volume.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/06/2009

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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.