Bookmaking
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Most people believe that bookmakers attempt to “balance” their action, by adjusting their prices so that they get the same amount of money on both sides of a game. Theoretically, the bookmaker’s only financial interest in the bets it accepts … Read More

Sports betting
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Sports betting is the general activity of predicting sports results by making a wager on the outcome of a sporting event. Perhaps more so than other forms of gambling, the legality and general acceptance of sports betting varies from nation … Read More

Illegal soccer gambling and Interpol
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Interpol had last year in October a very large operation involving Australia, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to stop the illegal soccer gambling  which resulted in 423 arrests in 266 raids across the region, 272 underground gambling dens … Read More

Gambling Media: Gambling in Ohio University
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Two Ohio University athletes with local ties accused in gambling ring The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com, OH Two Ohio University students, Andrew Shisila, 22, from Mentor, and Brent Decoster, 22, from Westlake, are charged with breaking Ohio’s gambling laws. … … Read More

Gambling Media: Gambling in tennis
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Tennis launches corruption review BBC News, UK A series of scandals involving gambling damaged tennis’ reputation last season. A match involving world number four Nikolay Davydenko is still being … Coaching hire draws criticism Charlotte Observer, NC … were appointed … Read More

Mobile gambling redivivus?
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Balderton Capital (formerly Benchmark Capital Europe) is financing the UK-based gambling company betNOW. This way gamblers can place bets via text message, with the actual wagers charged to phone bills. Winnings can be picked up at local post offices. Balderton … Read More

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