2008 Olympics

8 Arrests Made in Michael Phelps Bong Case

The notorious bong Olympian gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps was photographed smoking has been found and 8 were arrested in an investigation by the Richard County Sheriff's Department.  Phelps hi

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2009

Michael Phelps Might Need to Become a Poker Pro… Fast!

Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Michael Phelps, was dropped by one sponsor this past week following the fallout of his "marijuana" usage at a party this past fall.

Kellogg Co became the first major consumer firm to terminate an endorsement relationship with Michael Phelps. The world's largest cereal maker said on Thursday it would not extend a contract with Phelps, who won 8 gold medals at the Beijing Olympics last summer.  The company said the Phelps "bong incident" was inconsistent with its public image.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2009

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

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

Caroline Caz Pal: Michael Phelps New Girlfriend

It's good to be Michael Phelps these days.  Aside from getting to swim with the likes of Anderson Cooper as part of a 60 Minutes segment on his post Olympics life, the gold medal record holder has

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/01/2008

Megan Fox Chickipedia’s Most Searched….Along With Olympians

American actress and model, Megan Fox, has topped the Chickipedia.com Most Searched females.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Sep/10/2008

Michael Phelps Will Help Propel Doyles Room Online Poker to New Levels

With news Sunday that 14-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps could be joining the Doyles Room team of celebrity players, the online poker is abuzz with the prospects of notoriety that comes w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2008

Michael Phelps The New Doyles Room Celebrity Player?

A little tease but Gambling911.com is learning that with all the buzz surrounding Olympic superstar Michael Phelps and his newfound love for poker, one of the online poker rooms may be signing him

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/07/2008

Michael Phelps Gets Another Gold…At Strip Club

Radar managed to get some good photos of Olympian gold medal record holder, Michael Phelps, grabbing for the live preservers...only these were implanted in some hot Vegas strippers chest.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/05/2008

Female Fencer On Losing Olympic Gold: “It’s Like Being Kicked in the Nuts”

Canadian fencer, Sherraine Schalm, described how it feels to not win an Olympic gold - or any medal for that matter.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/25/2008

Redemption Achieved: U.S. Men's Basketball Team Wins Gold

BEIJING (AP) Arm-in-arm, they climbed onto the middle of the medals platform, the spot that for so long was U.S. private property.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2008

Canada Wins Two Medals at 2008 Summer Olympics

They were two underdogs but in the end they had both won gold medals. And they were Canadians.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2008

Summer Olympics Betting Continues: Stagnant Economy Boosts Interest

The 2008 Summer Olympics have been a ratings smash while betting on the summer games has never been so brisk. One reason: The economy.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/20/2008

Summer Olympics Gymnastics Betting Odds

BetUS.com continued to offer a full slate of Summer Olympics betting odds including gymnastics, which has proven a hit amongs

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2008

Britain’s Medal Triumph: 8 in a Single Weekend

Great Britain has struck gold 8 times in a single weekend, the biggest medal triumph since World War II, London tabloids heralded.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/17/2008

Nastia Liukin vs. Yang Yilin: Olympics Women’s Gymnastics

Sunday night's (Monday morning in China) event in Olympics Women's Gymnastics will be the uneven bars. The stars of this event: USA's Nastia Liukin and Yang Yilin as well as He Kexin.

Liukin, who won a gold for the US just a few nights ago is not the favorite in this event. She drew -300 odds at BetUS.com. Yang Yilin is the rather substantial favorite at -250 odds. He Kexin was around even odds. This would place Liukin in a position for the bronze medal assuming odd makers were right.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/17/2008

Michael Phelps an Online Poker Player

He broke the record for most gold medals won during a single Olympics, but how good is medalist swimmer Michael Phelps when it comes to online poker?

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/17/2008

Women’s Gymnastics Upset: Romania Snatches Gold From Team USA

Team USA nearly had the gold in the Women's Gymnastics floor exercises but in the end it was Romania's Sandra Izbasa who walked away with it.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/17/2008

Michael Phelps Breaks the Record for Most Golds at a Single Olympics

It was a team effort but Michael Phelps and Team USA got things done and now Phelps holds the record for most gold at a single Olympics, beating Mark Spitz's previous record.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/16/2008

Internet Gambling Scam Murder Could Have Ties to Beijing Olympics

The murder case of Yang Zhen Xing, his girlfriend and presumably their pet cat, continues to take even stranger twists and turns with investigators now looking at the Summer Olympics and Beijing un

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/16/2008

Michael Phelps to Break Record: This One Set at -2000 Odds

Michael Phelps will be looking to break the record for the most gold medals won in a single Olympics and that accomplishment was likely to come Saturday night as part of a team effort.

After tying the Olympic record in the most exciting fashion imaginable, a record eighth gold medal for Michael Phelps could be a mere formality on Day 9 in Beijing, provided the U.S. men's 4x100 medley team don't botch their exchanges, CBS Sports is quick to point out.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/16/2008

USA Basketball Team Routs Team Spain at 2008 Olympics

Team USA was expected to destroy what has become a controversial Spain team with a line of -15 at SBG Global and that's exactly what

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Aug/15/2008

Summer Olympics: Plenty of Betting Options Still Available

The 2008 Summer Olympics is in full swing and so is the betting.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/15/2008

Indianapolis Colts 2008 Odds - AFC South - AFC Conference Odds

The Indianapolis Colts were listed along with the San Diego Colts second most likely team

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/15/2008

Spanish Tennis Team Slant Eye Photo - It’s Not Just a Basketball Thing

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, it just did.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/15/2008

Poker Player Serves Up Huge Upset at 2008 Summer Olympics


Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2008

USA Takes Gold, Silver in Women’s Gymnastics: Nastia Liukin on Top

It was Nastia Liukin who at the age of 2 ½ moved from Russia to - of all places - Plano, Texas, to take the gold medal in Women's Gymnastics All Around.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/15/2008

Poker Players Urge Republican GOP Website to Protect Their Rights

More than 100 poker players were urged to post comments on a Republican website where they urged the US political party to protect individual's rights to play poker online.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2008

Chinese Women's Gymnastics Team Underage? China Report Says Yes

Much of the controversy surrounding this summer's Olympics - outside of the Spain basketball team eye-s

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/14/2008

Why So Few Sites Offering Odds on Olympics Women’s Gymnastics?

It's a question many of us around here at Gambling911.com are asking: Why are only a handful of online gambling websites offering betting odds on the 2008 Summer Olympics women's gymnastics?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2008

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