Category: sports betting

NBA referee which was fixing games for the mob
Categories: crime, interviews, sports betting, video 7 May 2021 325

NBA referee which was fixing games for the mob

Timothy Francis Donaghy is a disgraced former NBA referee who served in the league for 13 seasons from 1994 to 2007, before he was caught up in a gambling scandal. Donaghy officiated in 772 regular season games and 20 playoff games during his NBA career. Donaghy retired from the league on...

Arbitrage Betting Explained
Categories: sports betting, video 20 Apr 2022 346

Arbitrage Betting Explained

Hello there, guys! In today's video, I show how I used math to generate money from sports betting and ended up being blacklisted as a result. This strategy is known as arbitrage betting, and it is a risk-free approach to benefit from betting. In this video, I go over the...

Record-breaking Super Bowl bets
Categories: other games, sports betting 13 Feb 2021 353
Reading time: 3 min, 577 words

Record-breaking Super Bowl bets

This year's Super Bowl proved once again to be America's favourite football game. The 55th Super Bowl was played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and released on Sunday, February 7, in front of a live audience of more than 24,000 viewers and millions of fans behind TV screens....

'Ndrangheta mafia involvement in gambling
Categories: crime, online casinos, sports betting 15 Jan 2021 368
Reading time: 4 min, 799 words

'Ndrangheta mafia involvement in gambling

In Italy, the biggest Mafia trial in 30 years is set to start this week. 355 suspected participants and accomplices of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate are on trial. The reported criminal history of this organization includes murder, illegal gambling, and more. It is anticipated that more than 900 witnesses will...

$2.4m bet on horse racing
Categories: sports betting 10 May 2021 369
Reading time: less than 1 min, 156 words

$2.4m bet on horse racing

Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, a business magnate from Houston, Texas, raised his original Kentucky Derby bet on Essential Quality(horse name) from $500,000 to $2.4m by the time the colt reached the starting gate, so he could have won $6m. He wouldn't get any of it back. Essential Quality, the 5-2 favorite, finished...

The Italian government's crackdown on illegal gambling targets crime syndicates
Categories: crime, lottery, online casinos, slots, sports betting 22 Mar 2021 382
Reading time: 2 min, 464 words

The Italian government's crackdown on illegal gambling targets crime syndicates

Malta, a Mediterranean island country, began its transformation from sleepy tourism destination to international gambling mecca in 2004. Seventeen years later, Malta remains a source of interest for Transparency International, bilateral law enforcement agencies, and some European Union countries. In the midst of the public investigation into the killing of journalist...

The sports betting fake guru that makes $100K a day
Categories: crime, sports betting, video 19 Jun 2021 390

The sports betting fake guru that makes $100K a day

Why gamblers pretending to be millionaires are fraudsters, why you shouldn't buy anyone's sports predictions, and why Mazi VS doesn't truly make his money from sports betting. Author explain why casinos and sports books eliminate anyone who has an advantage on the books and why it's extremely difficult for handicappers to...

Legendary gamblers: Alan Woods
Categories: blackjack, gambling history, other games, sports betting 10 Jul 2022 401
Reading time: 7 min, 1326 words

Legendary gamblers: Alan Woods

Alan Woods, a huge winner with a massive bankroll, bets millions the way the rest of us gamble dollars. In 1987, he made his first million dollars by shorting the Hong Kong stock exchange. He lost it the next year by shorting the Japanese market. In 1994, he won $8...