UFC 100

UFC 100

Online Poker Traffic Thrives With 2009 WSOP

I am truly excited by the amount of Web traffic coming in for Gambling911.com's poker coverage, and it's not just the World Series of Poker that is helping to fuel things.  Gambling911 has enjoyed

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/13/2009

Most UFC 100 Dogs Got Plenty of Betting Action: Few Win

The bookies, both in Vegas and online, made out great with Brock Lesnar winning as the favorite against Frank Mir.  Most of the money was on Mir.  In fact,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/12/2009

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

UFC 100 Betting Odds (Best Odds)

UFC 100 betting odds varied across the board.  There were several big payouts to be had with any number of upsets.

Paulo Thiago would pay out around $400 for every $100 bet at Bookmaker.com should he upset Jon Fitch (-400 odds most establishments).  Some online gambling websites had Thiago paying under $300 for every $100 bet with a win.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jul/11/2009

Breaking News

Texas Moves Toss Up: Biden Still Pays $25.50 Per $10 Bet

Texas Moves Toss Up: Biden Still Pays $25.50 Per $10 Bet

NBC News is reporting that Texas is moving towards Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

Positive Influence of Gambling on the Human Psyche

Positive Influence of Gambling on the Human Psyche

Gambling itself is not always portrayed in a positive light. Some of the most often referred articles are the ones that condemn online casinos and gambling. According to other articles, including the scientific ones, prove just the opposite. Gambling can bring a player dozens of positive emotions, including excitement, engagement, and joy. Most individuals are unaware of numerous health effects gambling can bring to the life of any individual. Let us take a closer look at the positive influences of online casinos on one’s psyche, as follows.

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

On Wednesday, Circa, Stevens' new resort in downtown Las Vegas, opens with what's being billed as the "world's largest sportsbook."