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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

Michael Phelps Could Face Charges for Bong Pipe Incident

14-time gold medal Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is facing charges following a much publicized incident this past weekend.  Phelps admitte

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/03/2009

Los Angeles Lakers Still Favorites to Win 2009 Championship

The Los Angeles Lakers are still the favorite to win the NBA Championship even with Andrew Bynum's latest injury.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/03/2009

NBA Betting: Nets Have Bucks Number

The return of Milwaukee's Richard Jefferson to New Jersey is just one reason for bettors to focus on tonight's game and the NBA betting that comes with it.

Sportsbook.com has the Nets as 4 ½-point favorites with a Total of 195. This game starts at 7:30 pm ET on MSG Network. The Nets are 9-1 ATS in the last 10 meetings between the teams.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/03/2009

Sports Betting: Free NBA Pick (Tuesday February 3, 2009)

Gambling911.com presents its free NBA pick for Tuesday February 3, 2009 along with a sports betting preview from our friends at SBG Globa

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/03/2009

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

NHL Hockey Betting: Devils on a Cash Roll

New Jersey Devils' backers are rolling in cash as the team continues to cruise to the top of the Eastern Conference.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/02/2009

Sports Betting: Purdue Pulling in Profits

The Purdue Boilermakers have been a bettor's best friend lately and they'll be looking to increase profits when they visit the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday night.

The Boilermakers are on a six-game winning streak, all in the Big Ten, and have gone 5-1 against the spread (ATS) in that span. That recent streak isn't surprising for smart wagerers who know that Purdue is an incredible 27-9-1 ATS in their last 37 conference games.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/02/2009

Post Super Bowl Betting Odds: Cardinals vs. Steelers 15/1

Get the low down on odds for the upcoming 12 months of NFL action including next year's Super Bowl and whether the Cardinals face the Steelers once again.

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/02/2009

Recession Has No Effect on 2009 Super Bowl Betting: Records Broken

There was a bright spot heading into this new week amidst what is otherwise a dark abyss known as the world economic meltdown.  The 2009 Super Bowl has been deemed a success despite an economic re

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/02/2009

iPods, Blackberries Play Big Role in 2009 Super Bowl Betting

With so many people owning an iPod or a Blackberry, the impact over in-play Super Bowl betting was huge compared to last year.

"Last year you would have people run to their computers at half time," explained Payton O'Brien, Senior Editor of Gambling911.com.  "This year people were able to research stats after every play, bet where live wagering is available and immediately start placing their half time bets after that breath taking second quarter."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

UFC Fighter Heath Herring Interview With Jenny Woo

With UFC 94 now in the books, Gambling911.com Senior International Correspondent, Jenny Woo, sat down to talk with one of Mixed Martial Arts most popular fighters, Heath Herring (his record is 28 w

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl 43 Winner Is…. The Carrie Stroup Recap

Hi Folks, this is Carrie Stroup reporting for Gambling911.com with your Super Bowl 43 recap.  What a game, huh?

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/01/2009

2009 Super Bowl Live Betting – Odds Available During Game

Gambling911.com readers need to be aware that there is 2009 Super Bowl live betting available at some online sportsbooks.  What odds are available during the game?  What can you bet now that the

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/01/2009

The Obama Super Bowl Pick: Bet Against The Steelers

Last year, President Barack Obama (then a Senator) picked the New England Patriots to win the 2008 Super Bowl.  He was wrong!

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl Half Time Odds: You’ll Need to Act Quick

Even before the big game was set to begin, Gambling911.com felt intent on warning its readers to get those half time bets in fast.  While Super Bowl half time odds were available prior to the game

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

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

Super Bowl Spread (Game Time)

The official Super Bowl 2009 spread heading into game time was Pittsburgh Steelers -6 ½, though some online sportsbooks kept the line at -7.  Most of the Vegas books were back to -7 by the start

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

Prop Bets Aplenty for Super Bowl 43

Prop bets on Super Bowl 43 are being offered up by the hundreds. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/01/2009

Arizona Cardinals Money Line Bet Pays 2/1 for Outright Win

If you think the Arizona Cardinals are going to win outright, bet the moneyline, which pays $200 or better for every $100 bet.  That's the advise from our crack team of experts here at Gambling911

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

Free Expert Super Bowl Predictions

We have reached out to several expert football betting analysts around the web to find out what they are taking today and get their Free Expert Superbowl Predictions. Gambling911.com readers can get Pittsburgh -6.5 points at Sportsbook.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/01/2009

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

Super Bowl Totals Betting: Finding the Best Numbers

There will be plenty of Super Bowl totals betting taking place Sunday, whether it's on the actual game, half times, scoring output, etc..  The key is to get the best numbers available.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl Predictions – A Recap (2009)

Throughout the week, Gambling911.com has been featuring Super Bowl predictions from various resources.  Unless you've been following intently we have broken these free picks down for you right her

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/01/2009

Jennifer Hudson Super Bowl Halftime Betting Prop a Big Hit

Will Jennifer Hudson's performance of the National Anthem at the 2009 Super Bowl be over or under 2 minutes and 3 seconds?  The bet is a popular one, ranking as one of the top 5 most popular. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl Bets: Which Have the Most Action?

The most popular of the Super Bowl bets thus far appear to be the Pittsburgh Steelers with a -6 ½ line; the touch down as the first score of the game with a line of -170; the first half Arizona li

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/01/2009

Michael Phelps Caught With Bong? From Poker to Pot?

The News of the World Sunday featured a photograph allegedly of 14-time Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps, smoking a cannabis (marijuana) bong.  The headline and caption of the photo read, cle

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl Player Props: Players Offering Best Payout Odds

When it comes to Super Bowl player props, the focus is almost always on the big star - and rightfully so.  But savvy sports bettors will pick and choose based on prices that are available.  Even

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

2009 Super Bowl Odds (Updated February 1, 2009)

Gambling911.com has updated its 2009 Super Bowl odds as of 9:45 am EST Super Bowl Sunday. 

There is still plenty of time in which to bet but remember - just like the Christmas shopping rush - trying to place bets during the final minutes leading into the Super Bowl will be hit or miss.   Super Bowl traffic for the most part at press time was calm but steady.  Many of the websites will be tough to access during those final minutes.  We cannot stress this enough. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl Playing Steelers Involved in Poker Lawsuit

The owners of the Super Bowl-playing Pittsburgh Steelers are involved in a controversial lawsuit about, of all things, poker.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/01/2009

Breaking News

Credit Card Firm Linked to Online Gambling Raided

Credit Card Firm Linked to Online Gambling Raided

Over 100 officers stormed the office of 51 Credit Card Inc Monday.  The company is involved in processing credit card payments for online gambling sites across the globe.

Poker News Updates October 21, 2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day October 21, 2019. 

Billy Walters Loses His Appeal

Billy Walters Loses His Appeal

The most successful sports bettor of our time, Billy Walters, has been denied his appeal to re-consider his five-year prison sentence.