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The Great British Lobby

A technology group advised by David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary, is one of several British companies spending millions of pounds lobbying American politicians in a bid to shape legislation

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

Poker Invading England

Poker is officially invading England. Over the course of the next 6 weeks, the World Series of Poker Europe is set to kick off as well as PokerStars' EPT-London event In addition to those enormously anticipated events, another prestigious tournament will be taking place as well as the first-ever English Poker Open will be held.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

William Hill Profits Likely Down Over Last Year

William Hill, the United Kingdom's second largest bookmaker, is expected to announce interim results on Tuesday.

Analysts believe that profits at both William Hill and rival Ladbrokes (scheduled to announce results itself on Thursday) will be down over last year.  This is due to bad weather causing a number of race meeting cancellations during the month of March.  Likewise there were few surprises with May's football results.

Analysts' concensus sees pre-tax profits of £133m for William Hill.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/02/2009

William Hill to Gamble on Bigger Gibraltar Future

Rumours are circling in the UK that one of the nation's largest bookmakers is set to move some of its crucial operations to Gibraltar.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2009

William Hill Prepares for Tax Fight, Move Off Shore

William Hill is understood to be ready to move its online sports and phone betting operations offshore within the next few weeks.

The betting giant already has a division based in Gibraltar for its online gaming operations and recently moved about 90 staff there and to its other offices in Malta, Israel, Bulgaria and the Philippines as it positions itself for the international market.

A company source said any plans to move to an offshore location would be determined by company strategy rather than tax reasons.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2009

Bet365 Considers Move Out of UK

By Roger Blitz

Financial Times UK

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2009

Cristiano Ronaldo Knew He Was Going To Real Madrid a Year Ago

How did Cristiano Ronaldo know he was going to Real Madrid already last year when just a few short weeks ago he was quoted as saying "Manchester United is my home.  It's where I want to play&

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/20/2009

Big Brother UK Viewership, Betting Drastically Drops

While UK online betting companies continue to offer odds on this season's Big Brother, the amount of wagering is nowhere near its three year peak.  This has much to do with a dramatic drop in view

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Jun/20/2009

Big Brother 10 Begins – Odds Set

Summer is here and that means it's time for Big Brother - specifically, Big Brother 10.  And more importantly, it's time for betting on Big Brother 10.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Jun/09/2009

Gordon Brown Out of Office Before Election Say Punters

Gordon Brown will be out of office within a matter of days say bookmakers in the UK.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/06/2009

Gordon Brown to be Out of Office Soon Say Bookies

Online bookies in the UK have begun slashing odds further on British Prime Minister Gordon Brown being out of office before the next general elections.  This follows news that yet another cabinet

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/03/2009

Euro Election Odds Have Labour as Long Shot

With Labour having its worst poll showing in years just days before the Euro elections, oddsmakers have given Labour long 8.00 odds of winning

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/31/2009

Bet on Susan Boyle: Moves On To The Finals

Heading into Sunday night's semi-finals, William Hill listed Susan Boyle with 5/6 odds.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/24/2009

Britain’s Got Talent Betting Odds

Britain's Got Talent betting odds were available heading into Sunday evening's much anticipated Susan Boyle performance, which was expected to be viewed by mi

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/24/2009

Susan Boyle Payouts Could Be Massive

The online bookmakers will be hoping that Susan Boyle does not win this season's installment of Britain's Got Talent.  As big a sensation as Ms.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/24/2009

Susan Doyle Snubs President Obama

Britain's Got Talent sensation Susan Doyle has reportedly turned down a date with US President Barack Obama according to News of the World.

American TV networks all fell over themselves to give her a special invitation to the prestigious annual Correspondents Dinner which took place in Washington DC last night, according to the London tabloid. President Obama was guest of honour for the event.

Doyle was invited to attend and rub shoulders with Obama. 

From the News of the World:

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/09/2009

Susan Boyle is a Fraud Claims Paddy Power

The whole world is gaga over Susan Boyle and her angelic voice and, not to anyone's surprise here at Gambling911.com, some of the British online gambling websites have begun to offer odds on the ov

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/21/2009

Chelsea Footballer Ashley Cole Arrested

As first reported by the Daily Mail on Thursday, Chelsea football star, Ashley Cole, has been arrested for a drunken confrontation with police during the overnight hours in West London.

Sources told the paper that Cole had repeatedly swore at a photographer then started abusing police after emerging from the Collection nightclub in Brompton.  Police brought Cole to the station to "sober up".

Once he did so, Cole apologized for the incident after being released around 5:30 am.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/05/2009

Where to Bet on the Super Bowl Outside the U.S.?

Hey it's not just the millions of people living in the United States who will be betting on Sunday's Super Bowl.  There are countless numbers of individuals living abroad who will do the same, and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

Gay Premiership footballers finally revealed?

It has been a myst

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/27/2006

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