Sports betting in Ireland
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Horseracing in Ireland was organised by the Irish Horseracing Authority until 2002. The Irish Horseracing Authority was established in December 1994 under the Irish Horseracing Act. The Irish National Bookmakers’ Association is a trade association representing independent bookmakers who form … Read More

Sports betting odds
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Sports betting is to bet money on a sports event. There are many types of bets, the most simple are to bet on the victory of a particular team. Each bet has an odd that allows to know in advance, … Read More

Spread betting
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Spread bettingis a form of gambling on the outcome of any event where the more accurate the gamble, the more is won and conversely the less accurate the more is lost. A bet is made against a ‘spread’ (or index), … Read More

Sports betting systems
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Sports betting systems refers to a set of events that when combined for a particular game for a particular sport represents a profitable betting scenario. Since sports betting involves humans, there is no deterministic edge to the house or the … Read More

Point shaving
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Point shaving, in organized sports, is a type of match fixing where the perpetrators try to prevent a team from covering a published point spread. Unlike other forms of match fixing, sports betting invariably motivates point shaving. A point shaving … Read More

Predictions for the gambling industry
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Gambling revenue will grow to $155 billion in 2012 from a 2007 revenue of $114 billion with an annually rate of 6.5 percent per year, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in a report released this week. Asia, and especially Macau, will be … Read More

Betting scandals
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Historically, sports betting has been associated with a number of unsavory characters, which has a lot to do with its desultory legal treatment throughout the world. Organized crime notoriously has relied upon sports betting for money laundering or funding purposes. … 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

Legal action by EC against Germany restrictions on gambling
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Press Release Free movement of services: Commission inquires into restrictions on gambling services in Germany The European Commission has decided to send to Germany an official request for information on national legislation restricting the supply of gambling services. The Commission … Read More