2008 World Series

Michael Phelps Smoking Weed: All Bets On

Photos of 14-time Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps, smoking weed have emerged.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/01/2009

Sportsbooks Stand to Lose Over $1 Million With Rays Win

The Las Vegas Review Journal on Tuesday reported that the Tampa Bay Rays, a 200-1 long shot in April to win the 2008 World Series, is making several sports book directors nervous in Las Vegas, and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Tampa Bay Rays Favored to Win The 2009 World Series

When the Tampa Bay Rays entered the regular MLB season back in April, they were given odds of +6500.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/20/2008

New York Mets Would Offer Huge Payout to Gamblers

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/24/2008

Baltimore Orioles Betting Scandal Led to Firing of Scout

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/12/2008

2008 World Series of Poker Entries Up Over Last Year

Following last year's massive drop in attendance, the 2008 World Series of Poker has witnessed a surge once again, continuing the trend that was in force prior to passage of an online poker prohibition in October 2006.

The top prize at the main event of the World Series of Poker will be $9.12 million this year, and 666 players will get some piece of a $64.3 million prize pool, tournament officials said Sunday.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/07/2008

Breaking News

Bitcoin Drops to 17Th Most Popular Cryptocurrency in World's Most Populous Nation

Bitcoin Drops to 17Th Most Popular Cryptocurrency in World's Most Populous Nation

It ranks as the most populated nation in the world and among the first to sort of embrace bitcoin.

Timur Margolin Wins Maiden Bracelet, Takes Down Event #43 and Ferguson

Chris Ferguson was denied his 7th World Series of Poker bracelet with Timur Margolin emerging as the winner of the Event #43: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em and walking away with $507,274.

Meadowlands to Start Offering Sports Betting Ahead of NFL Season, NYC Gamblers Welcome

The Meadowlands Racetrack will begin offering sports betting in Mid-July, ahead of the upcoming NFL season.  As such, this will be the first sports betting operation in the United States operating on the property of an NFL stadium.