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Sports Betting

Today’s Sports Betting Hearing in Atlantic City

Joe Brennan, Jr., Chairperson of (The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association, issued a statement at a public hearing on sports betting in Atlantic City on Monday April 5

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2010

Joe Jennings Bookmakers Bans Punter for £1000 Win

A British punter (gambler) is claiming he was tossed from Essex bookmaker Joe Jennings after winning a measly £1000.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/05/2010

Sports betting as Big Business

By George Anastasia 

Inquirer Staff Writer 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/04/2010

Public Hearing on N.J. Sports Betting Set for Atlantic City

The state Senate Economic Growth Committee will hold a public hearing at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Monday on legislation that calls for legalized sports betting in New Jersey.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/31/2010

46 Arrested in Football Match Fixing Scandal

Police in Turkey have arrested 46 individuals alleged to have been involved in an elaborate football match-fixing plot.  Those arrested include players and coaches.  Some 30 matches are believed

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/25/2010

Staten Island Businesses Tied to Mob-Run Sports Betting


Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2010

Where to Bet on the NCAA March Madness Tournament

Where to bet on the NCAA March Madness Tournament 2010 if you happen not to be in Vegas? endorsed online sportsbooks are offering massive discounts and special bonus offerings with tons of free cash bonuses, some exclusive to the NCAA March Madness Tournament event as well as contests that promise payouts of $1 million dollars and up.   

"We have online sportsbooks, as an example, that will match deposits of $300," said Payton O'Brien, Senior Editor of the website.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2010

March Madness 2010 Record Viewers, Bets Expected

CBS is expecting record number of viewers as the Men's NCAA College Basketball Round One games kick off Thursday and March Madness 2010 gets underway in full force.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/17/2010

New Jersey Spending Cuts: Bring on Legalized Sports Betting

With New Jersey Governor Chris Christie proposing deep spending cuts, the subject of legalized sports betting once more comes to the forefront. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/17/2010

Super Bowl in New Jersey 2014?

The NFL may be looking at ways to stop New Jersey from moving forward with its attempts to have sports betting legalized in that state.  The carrot in this case will be to offer a Super Bowl at th

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/16/2010

Online Gambling: Okay To Play Facebook Page Launched

In an aggressive move by online gambling interests, a new Facebook page has been launched with the goal to have some 200,000 fans in the next several months.  Websites in the sector are being enco

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/14/2010

Ladbrokes Limits Players Bets to 1 Euro Max

If you win, you're limits often get cut, especially at the European online sportsbooks.  Just ask one poor customer of Ladbrokes. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/12/2010

NCAA Basketball Tournament 2010: Get Ready to Bet

For sports bettors throughout the United States, Sunday night will begin a five day frenzy of placing bets, organizing office pools and entering million dollar bracket contests like those found at

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/12/2010

Manny Pacquiao and MMA Fighters Dominate Top Bets

Manny Pacquiao was the most bet on side of any event coming into Friday morning even with a whole host of College Basketball lines up overnight. 

Pacquiao was listed as the -800 favorite to beat his opponent Joshua Clottey Saturday night in Dallas, Texas at (see website here).

Another popular Pacquiao wager was -105 vs. Floyd Mayweather, Jr., a fight that is yet to be scheduled. 

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Mar/12/2010

Stateside Bookies, Costa Rica Business Indicted

A federal indictment unsealed today charged four men and two companies with running an illegal gambling business that attracted about $3.6 million in bets over three years.

Gerlarmo Cammisano, 56, James J. Moretina, 60, James L. Dicapo, 57, and Michael J. Lombardo, 54, each were charged with violations of federal gambling laws in the 23-count indictment returned Tuesday in Kansas City.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2010

Canada vs. USA Hockey Proves a Hit for Bruised Bookies

Sure the online bookmakers got clobbered Sunday with the Winter Olympics Canada vs.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/01/2010

Cheltenham Festival Odds as Bookies Make Big Gamble

A handful of UK-based bookmakers have made some unusual offerings ahead of the Tuesday 16th March Cheltenham Festival.  In addition to offering odds on the event,

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/01/2010

Olympic Men’s Hockey Championship: A Bookie's Dream

Most of the online bookies have a tough time getting aroused even after overdosing on Viagra.  But this week, USA vs.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/25/2010

New Jersey Senate Approves Sports Betting Resolution

Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, D-Union, a leading voice in the State Legislature who is pursuing a legal challenge to the federal sports wagering ban as unconstitutional, issued the following statement after the Senate approved a resolution, SR19, through a voice vote, to allow the Senate President to join in that legal challenge:


Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2010

Feds Move to Seize Sports Bar Over Gambling

Federal authorities filed a forfeiture action today against Patte's Sports Bar on West Hollenback Avenue in Wilkes-Barre in the wake of gambling charges being filed against owner, Pat Patte Jr., an

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2010

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

New Jersey Senate to Vote On Sports Betting Monday

The NJ Senate will meet at 2pm on Monday, February 22, 2010, to consider the following bill related to legalized online sports betting:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/18/2010

Ladbrokes Falling Profits Symbolic of Failing Economy

It was very bad news for the United Kingdom's largest bookmaker.  Ladbrokes on Thursday reported a 28% fall in profits in 2009.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2010

Oddsmakers Were Also Hoping for Danica Patrick NASCAR Treat

NASCAR officials were not the only one's hoping Danica Patrick would finish strong at Saturday's Drive4COPD Nationwide race in Daytona.  Online oddsmakers were hopeful that Patrick could drive inc

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/14/2010

Super Bowl Records Broke at Gambling911, Vegas reported its highest traffic numbers in its nearly 10 years on the Web Sunday as Super Bowl betting took center stage.  The site dominated in Super Bowl related searches at both G

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/10/2010

New Jersey Sports Betting Bill Passes Committee

A bill to legalize online sports betting in the state of New Jersey passed committee vote on Monday and is now going to be debated in the NJ Senate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2010

NJ Panel to Consider Law on Sports Betting

TRENTON -- Legislation that would allow New Jersey's horse racing tracks and Atlantic City casinos to accept wagers on sporting events will go before an Assembly panel this week.

It would allow gamblers to make bets in person or via telephone or the Internet, though wagers would not be allowed on college games that take place in the Garden State or involve a New Jersey college team, regardless of where the game was played.

But before any such law could be enacted, voters would first have to amend the state Constitution to permit such wagering.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/08/2010

Initial Report: Vegas, Reno, Online Had Killer Super Bowl

Based on preliminary numbers, the online gambling sites should have been way up over last year's Super Bowl numbers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2010

Super Bowl 2010: Betting Action Depends on Book

So far, appears to have defied the Super Bowl 2010 betting trends with most of its customers jumping on the Indianapolis Colts bandwagon.  64 percent of gamblers betting the Super B

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2010

Super Bowl 44 Betting One for the Record Books?

It is too early to tell whether Super Bowl 44 betting will indeed place this game in the record books, but early traffic at, the gambling news and odds authority, suggests it could

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2010

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