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The Bookies Favorites For Next British PM
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Bookies may have made the Remain campaign favorite to win the EU referendum vote held in the UK on June 23rd, but that decision was largely based on the volume of bets placed at their establishments, and the need to arbitrage their risks. With Brexit winning the... 

Tony G and Tom Hall Discuss £1M Bet On Next UK PM
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Just prior to the UK’s historic referendum on whether to leave the EU institution, professional poker player and Lithuanian politician Antanas “Tony G” Guoga offered his fellow European Parliament member Nigel Farage a €1 million ($1.1 million)... 

UK Bookies in Favor of Remaining in the EU
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

On Thursday, June 23rd, UK citizens will decide whether or not their country should remain in the EU or go its own sweet way. With just a couple of days left before the referendum takes place, opinion polls seem to indicate that the outcome will be too close to... 

UEFA Euro 2016 Kicks-off Tonight in Paris
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, June 10th, 2016

UEFA Euro 2016 gets underway in Paris at 8pm tonight, with France taking on Romania in an exciting opening match. The football championship to decide Europe’s best soccer team is scheduled to run from June 10th to July 10th, and already the continent’s... 

PayPal New Customer Protection Changes Scheduled For June 25th
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, May 27th, 2016

In mid-May, PayPal sent out an email to all of its account holders informing them that it had made changes to its terms and conditions. A link was provided for people to go online and see what was new, but it’s likely that most people deleted the message... 

Leicester City Premiership Win Costs Bookies Millions
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Sports fans in the UK have been celebrating one of the greatest sporting achievements ever after beginning of the season 5000-1 long-shot Leicester City won the English Premier League on Monday night, with two games to spare. One group of people who have been less... 

Online Gambling in Europe is Booming
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, April 25th, 2016

Europe’s online gambling industry is booming with the continent’s gross gaming yield (GGY) increasing by 328% to $15.87 billion between 2005 and 2015, according to the latest data released by Gambling consultancy firm Global Betting and Gaming Consultant... 

David Gest Once Spent 24hrs Chasing Slots Jackpot
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, April 14th, 2016

On April 12, American music producer and TV personality David Gest died while staying at the £1,000-a-night Four Seasons Hotel in East London. He had been staying at the establishment for the past six months, but had also been suffering from ill-health while fighting... 

Study Reveals Soccer Players Suffer From Poker Hangover
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Graeme Law from the University of Chester in England conducted an interesting study recently in which he interviewed a total of thirty-four professional soccer players in order to determine how gambling affected their performances on the pitch. One of the conclusions... 

Hustler With “Guaranteed Gambling System” Back Behind Bars
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, April 1st, 2016

A Las Vegas con man wanted on a $500,000 warrant is back behind bars after being nabbed by police while at the Hard Rock Casino. Mark Georgantas, 53, stands accused of theft and securities-fraud charges dating back between July 2013 and March 2014, when he apparently...