Category: sports betting

History's biggest gambling losses
Categories: live poker, other games, slots, sports betting Posted on: 10 Dec 2020 146 0
Estimate reading time time: 9 min, 1797 words

History's biggest gambling losses

When you sit down at a casino table, there is always a chance, but big losses are not too frequent if you are smart enough. Well, it was too hard to resist for the gamblers who missed all the temptation. If they took an ego trip or were searching for...

Poker players who are sport bettors as well
Categories: live poker, online poker, sports betting Posted on: 29 Oct 2020 141 0
Estimate reading time time: 4 min, 799 words

Poker players who are sport bettors as well

Several notable poker players have their fair share of big sports bets they have made public, and below, along with some of their best sports betting stories, you can see a couple of those big names. Normal Chad is recognised as the WSOP voice on ESPN by many, but he's still...

The shady history of russia's largest sports betting company
Categories: illegal, sports betting Posted on: 29 May 2021 131 0
Estimate reading time time: 10 min, 1912 words

The shady history of russia's largest sports betting company

The downtown Moscow office of Fonbet, Russia's largest sports betting operator, appeared like a besieged castle one day in the summer of 2013. The air was filled with sparks and the stench of burning metal. Officers from the Ministry of Internal Affairs anti-corruption directorate had arrived to carry out a search...

The world's wealthiest gamblers
Categories: bets, blackjack, live poker, online poker, other, other games, slots, sports betting Posted on: 5 Jan 2021 119 0
Estimate reading time time: 18 min, 3382 words

The world's wealthiest gamblers

Although most people argue that pure luck is the foundation of all casino games, there are some experienced players with a professional gambling career. These gambling experts agree that winning at land-based or online casinos requires a great deal of expertise and gaming experience. We've looked back over the years and...

Degenerate gambling stories
Categories: live poker, lottery, offline casinos, online casinos, slots, sports betting Posted on: 1 May 2021 117 0
Estimate reading time time: 16 min, 3101 words

Degenerate gambling stories

The stories we'll tell you are as intimate as they are harrowing and moving. They serve as a reminder of man's fallibility and how trivial it is to take anything on in good faith and end up on the wrong track. Michelle Singlehurst had a comfortable life. She was putting in...

'Ndrangheta mafia involvement in gambling
Categories: crime, online casinos, sports betting Posted on: 15 Jan 2021 89 0
Estimate reading time 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...

The sports betting fake guru that makes $100K a day
Categories: crime, sports betting, video Posted on: 19 Jun 2021 87 0

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...

Record-breaking Super Bowl bets
Categories: other games, sports betting Posted on: 13 Feb 2021 85 0
Estimate reading time 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....

The Italian government's crackdown on illegal gambling targets crime syndicates
Categories: crime, lottery, online casinos, slots, sports betting Posted on: 22 Mar 2021 81 0
Estimate reading time 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...

$2.4m bet on horse racing
Categories: sports betting Posted on: 10 May 2021 80 0
Estimate 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...