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Mayweather vs Guerrero best betting odds

A Betting Slugfest In just a few days, on May 4, Floyd Mayweather will step into the ring after his year-long absence. Will he be ready to take on Robert Guerrero who is hungry for the win? Mayweather’s absence includes the 87 days he spent in a Clark County (NV) jail for domestic abuse. It…Read More

Sports Betting Coates Family Makes the British Rich List

As the family behind one of the world’s largest online sports betting sites, bet365, the Coates family are reportedly set to become Britain’s first gambling billionaires after amassing a fortune of £925 million (that’s something like a billion and 4 million more in change in dollars) and have been featured in the 2013 London Sunday Times…Read More

Betfair Rejects Takeover Bid

Formula 1 owner CVC Capital Partners’ takeover bid of Betfair has reportedly been rejected by the sports betting exchange and online casino operator, after UK newspaper The Telegraph reported that the £912 million ($1,413,600) bid was too low. The preliminary offer of 880 pence ($13.60) per share was received last Friday from CVC Capital Partners,…Read More

World Sports Exchange CEO Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

In 2011, shortly after online gambling site World Sports Exchange (WSE) went insolvent and began struggling to pay out players’ winnings, co-founder Jay Cohen reportedly became a recluse, gained over 100 pounds, and was seen as potentially suicidal. But it’s Steve Schillinger, one of Cohen’s co-founders of WSE, who is now being mourned, after being found dead…Read More

Charges Dismissed Against Bronco’s Safety Quinton Carter; Bail Forfeited

First, the good news: charges filed by Las Vegas casino Texas Station against star Denver Broncos safety Quinton Carter have been dropped. Now the bad news: he’ll be forfeiting the $1,000 in bail money he had to pay when initially arrested. But hey, what’s $1K to a pro football player? As long as he keeps…Read More

Alleged Russian Mafia Kingpin Indicted by DoJ for New York Illegal Gambling Op

What do you do for an encore after you’ve been indicted for bribing Olympic figure skating judges? Naturally, you get indicted for running illegal poker and sports betting operations. Think of it as a kind of Russian Mafia entrepreneurial spirit, always looking for the next big thing in illegal activities. Such is the case for…Read More

NBA Playoffs – Slam Dunk Bets Or Long shots?

With the NBA 2013 playoffs just around the corner, we take a look at the betting odds on who is going to make it and who is not. Let’s shine our light into the Eastern Conference teams first and work our way up the rankings. So just who is out there with no chance? The …Read More

SPIELO G2 Chosen for Ontario Real-Money Site

SPIELO G2’s Boss Media AB has been chosen by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to power its site as it makes the move from an information-only site to a real money online gambling site this year. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation plans to make the move to the real money offering in stages,…Read More

Illegal South Korean Sports Betting Under Attack

It appears the threat of attack from North Korea isn’t the only thing on the agenda of the South Korean authorities these days, as police in the province of Gyeonggi have been busying themselves with taking down illegal South Korean sports betting Internet sites. The country promised a crackdown on illegal sports betting operations less…Read More

Canadian Sports Betting Legislation Likely to Stall

Reports suggest that the single-game sports betting legislation in Canada is likely to reach an immovable object shortly following opposition from the nation’s Senate. Senator Bob Runciman, a crucial component and backer of the C-290 sports betting legislation, which was introduced into the House of Commons by Member of Parliament Joe Comartin last year, told…Read More

Safe Bet That Legal Sports Betting Is Gaining Acceptance Across the States

It’s not a new observation: in a country still crawling back out from the worst recession in a century, legalizing sports betting is yet another effective way for states to dig out from under. Nevada, for example, will see wagers in excess of $200 million on March Madness sports book action alone, and that little…Read More

Nevada Sports Betting Embroiled in Battle of Who Can Accept Wagers

Back in the day, if one mob crew was siphoning business from another mobster famiglia in Las Vegas, you know what happened: all hell broke loose. Not much has really changed; the battles have just moved away from the mob and into the state legislature.  The latest such battle involves huge corporate casino sports books…Read More

Problem Gambling Worse During March Madness

For you, it might just be an office bracket pool or a $20 wager online or at your local sportsbook.  But for compulsive gamblers, March Madness, the annual college basketball championship finals surrounding the NCAA’s single-elimination Division 1 tournaments each year, it’s living hell. Take “Frank,” a Gambler’s Anonymous (GA) member who, as such, won’t…Read More

UK Online Gambling Business is Booming

The online gambling sector in the UK is big business: it generates enormous revenues for the country and has actually continued to build over the last five years, despite the economic woes of many other sectors during this time. In fact, it has been reported by that 2012 saw more than £2 billion generated…Read More

NFL Player Quinton Carter Charged with Swindling Casino

NFL player and Denver Broncos safety Quinton Carter faces up to 18 years in prison after being arrested last week for allegedly cheating at a Nevada casino. He’s been charged with 3 counts of committing a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment, each of which carries a possible prison sentence of one to six years,…Read More