Soccer

Russian Bookmaker Offers 100,000 Euros for Paul The Octopus

A prognosticating octopus correctly picked all the winners of specified World Cup games including Serbia’s shock win over favored Germany and Spain’s World Cup final win.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/20/2010

Spain World Cup Hero Andres Iniesta Goes Hollywood

The man who helped bring Spain its first FIFA World Cup championship ever, Andres Iniesta, is looking to become a movie star, or so it seems.

From TMZ.com:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/17/2010

Wayne and Coleen Rooney Off to Vegas: Hopefully Won’t Bet On Self

After an embarrassing loss in the 2010 FIFA World Cup that sent England packing early, striker Wayne Rooney jetted right off to Barbados.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2010

Cristiano Ronaldo Baby: Conceived By Surrogate Mother?

Real Madrid footballer stud Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly has fathered a child via a surrogate mother.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/15/2010

Qatar’s Sheikh to Abolish Malaga William Hill Deal

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2010

Landon Donovan British Love Child: Not Yet

A story in People Magazine reported that US soccer ace Landon Donovan might have been the daddy of a British woman’s baby.

Donovan responded to the report this week. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2010

Man City’s Kelvin Etuhu Charged With Assault

Man City striker Kelvin Etuhu was charged with wounding and assaulting nearly 5 months after an incident that took place outside a Manchester, England casino.

The 22-year-old, who has made 10 Premier League appearances for City, is accused of assault, causing actual bodily harm, and wounding with intent following an incident outside Manchester 235 Casino on February 27.  He is slated to appear in court August 6.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/13/2010

Record World Cup Ratings for Final: Bookies Action Brisk

Some 700 million people across the globe were believed to have watched the 2010 World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands Sunday according to football's world governing body FIFA.  Likewis

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/12/2010

£10bn Bet On 2010 World Cup

The 2010 World Cup has been a massive success for bookmakers both online and local.  A whopping £10bn has been wagered on the tournament across the globe.

Bookmaker Hilton Hasson told the South Africa Times: "Although I had expected the World Cup to dwarf any other event in the country ... it has been phenomenal."

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/11/2010

Paul The Octopus Spain Prediction Doesn’t Sway Gamblers

Paul the Octopus may be perfect with his predictions for this year's World Cup, but the sports bettors in general are not buying the sea soothsayer's selection when it comes to Spain winning the 20

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/10/2010

World Cup Final: Netherlands vs. Spain Odds

World Cup Final for the Netherlands vs.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2010

Uruguay vs. Germany World Cup Odds

Paul the Psychic Octopus has spoken and Germany is set to come in third place at this year's World Cup, beating Uruguay....unless of course Paul is wrong for the first time. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/09/2010

Paul The Octopus Picks Spain to Win 2010 World Cup

Oddsmakers and gamblers alike are going into overdrive upon learning that the magnificent mollusk Paul the Octopus has selected Spain to win the 2010 World Cup.  The psychic octopus has been all t

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/09/2010

Paul The Octopus Predictions Near: Germans Want Him For Dinner

The mollusk medium, Paul the Octopus, is perfect with his picks at this year's FIFA World Cup.  While he has only picked games featuring Germany, Paul has managed to accurately predict that teams

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/08/2010

Paul the Octopus Still Perfect: Spain or Holland?

Who will Paul the Octopus pick to win the 2010 FIFA World Cup?

Everyone is talking about the octopus that has picked them perfect so far this World Cup.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/07/2010

Spain Holland World Cup Final Odds

Spain Holland World Cup Final odds were about to be released at Bookmaker.com with Spain to be named around a 1/2 or -190 favorite vs.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/07/2010

Germany Spain Odds Dead Heat

When it comes to Germany Spain odds, there are no favorites.

By late Wednesday morning in the US, while 80 percent of the betting action was coming in on Germany at Sportsbook.com, Spain continued to hold as the favorite at Sportsbook.com.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/07/2010

Germany vs. Spain: World Cup Semifinals Odds

Germany vs.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2010

Forget Paul The Octopus: BetUS.com Hamster on Holland

Forget about that stupid German octopus Paul.  So what if he is perfect in his 2010 World Cup predictions to date. 

When Charles Jay of BetUS.com placed two dishes of tasty morsels in his hamsters cage with flags for each nation representing the Holland-Uruguay game, Mikey The Hamster was dropped into his cage and ran right up to the Netherlands dish.  The BetUS.com hamster has chosen Holland to win its game against Uruguay.

The BetUS.com hamster was a perfect 54-0 in his NFL picks last season.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/06/2010

Uruguay Holland World Cup Odds (Updated)

The latest Uruguay Holland World Cup odds had Holland as a -155 favorite requiring a US$15.50 bet to win US$10 (the initial bet is refunded should Holland win).  Uruguay would pay out big at +500

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/06/2010

William Hill: Diego Maradona Will Stay as Argentina Coach

Colorful head coach of the Argentina World Cup team Diego Maradona had hinted he might no longer want to keep his position following an embarrassing loss to Germany in the quarter finals.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/05/2010

Uruguay vs. Netherlands World Cup Odds

The World Cup semi-finals features Uruguay vs. Netherlands and a line of Netherlands -232 found at Sportsbetting.com.   Uruguay pays a whopping US$51 for every US$10 bet.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/05/2010

Psychic Octopus World Cup Picks Perfect: Spain To Win!

Maybe it has something to do with his being kept in a Germany aquarium and Germany just happens to have made it into the semi-finals, but Paul the Psychic Octopus continues to make his World Cup pi

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/05/2010

Spain Germany World Cup Line Nearly Even

The Spain Germany World Cup line was coming in favoring Spain only slightly at +150 odds (paying US$15 for every US$10).  Germ

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/03/2010

Germany Odds to Win World Cup 2010

With Germany scoring 3 goals against Argentina by the second half, sports bettors around the globe were starting to think more about the finals and which team will win the FIFA World Cup 2010 outri

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2010

Paraguay vs. Spain World Cup Odds

Paraguay vs.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/02/2010

Germany vs. Argentina Free Pick From BetUS.com

Germany vs. Argentina takes place Saturday at 10 am EST in the US on ABC and BetUS.com has offered its free pick on this pivotal World Cup matchup.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/02/2010

Germany Argentina Get Even Betting Action

It should come as no real surprise that the epic Germany - Argentina World Cup matchup has even betting action on both sides at SBG Global (se

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/02/2010

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