Boxcars

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Boxcars is the outcome of rolling the dice in a game of craps and getting a 6 on each die. The pair of 6 pips resembles a pair of box cars on a freight train. In modern parlance, it refers … Read More

Asian handicap

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An Asian Handicap is a sports betting term used to describe spread betting in football (soccer). Described as Asian because of its Eastern origins, the phrase has little else to do with the region. This form of soccer betting has … Read More

Blind

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The blinds is a term used to describe the two forced bets posted by players to the left of the dealer in flop-style poker games. The blinds exist because Omaha and Texas hold ’em are generally played without antes, allowing … Read More

Big and small

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Big and small is a dice game of pure luck. It is a popular gambling game in China and is still offered in some casinos in Asia, notably in Macau. A variation is the common casino game Sic bo. Rules … Read More

Jueteng

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Jueteng (pronounced wet-teng) is an illegal numbers game played in the Philippines. Jueteng came from China and it means flower (jue) and bet (teng). Although illegal, it is a widely popular game with participation that crosses most, if not all … Read More

Martingale roulette system

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Originally, martingale referred to a class of betting strategies popular in 18th century France. The simplest of these strategies was designed for a game in which the gambler wins his stake if a coin comes up heads and loses it … Read More

Roulette and wheel games

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Roulette is a casino and gambling game (Roulette is a French word meaning “small wheel”). A croupier turns a round roulette wheel which has 37 or 38 separately numbered pockets in which a ball must land. The main pockets are … Read More

Betting exchanges

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A betting exchange is a p2p gambling website acting as a broker between parties for the placement of bets. The concept is similar to that of a stock exchange or a futures exchange, where in this case the commodity being … Read More

Bookmakers

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A bookmaker, bookie or turf accountant, is an organisation or a person that takes bets and may pay winnings depending upon results and, depending on the nature of the bet, the odds. Bookmaking may be legal or illegal, and may … Read More

Gambling on horse races

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Tokyo Racecourse in Tokyo, Japan. One of the most widespread forms of gambling involves betting on horse races, most commonly on races between thoroughbreds or between standardbreds. Wagering may take place through parimutuel pools; or bookmakers may take bets personally. … Read More

Sportsbook

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A sportsbook (sometimes abbreviated as book) or a race and sports book is a place where a gambler can wager on various sports competitions, including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, horse racing and boxing. The method of betting varies with … Read More

Press Release: Former Google Scandinavia CEO Johan Kinnander bets on gaming with Betsafe

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For immediate release Johan Kinnander has been appointed board member in the European internet gaming company Betsafe.com Johan Kinnander, who is CEO at Glife AB, one of Sweden’s leading online social networks, has extensive experience of online marketing, especially from … Read More

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