Online Sportsbooks

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

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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

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

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Sports Betting Beat - June 14, 2021

Sports Betting Beat - June 14, 2021

Malta could have to withdraw its EU veto on a sports betting convention if it is to finally get the all-clear from the Financial Action Task Force in the coming days on its Moneyval test.  Plus Indiana sports betting saw $254.445 million wagered on sports in May.

Westminster Dog Show Betting Odds 2021

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Athletes and celebrities will take a back seat to canines this weekend as the 2021 edition of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show begins Friday.

Attendees Hospitalized Following Miami Bitcoin Conference

More of those who attended last weekend's Miami Bitcoin Conference have come forward to tell their stories of falling ill, some confirming they tested positive for Covid-19.  The organizers point to the fact that vaccinations have been widely available in the United States.  According to CoinDesk, most respondents to their inquiries indicated that they had gone to Miami fully vaccinated