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Sports Betting News - Archive 2009-01
Crazy Super Bowl Bets Available in Las Vegas

The Super Bowl begins this Sunday and sports books in Las Vegas are taking bets for all possible situations. So if you are looking for something unusual to bet on then Las Vegas is the place to be. Not only can you bet on the Super Bowl but you can also bet on the odd and just plain crazy. (29/01)

Man Arrested for Stealing over $1Million to Bet On Horse Races

Last Saturday, a man was arrested after it was found out that he had stole $1.6 million from a law firm where he was employed. David Sarnowski was employed at the Florida law firm of Yarborough, Sarnowski, & Evans and he provided payroll services for the company. It has been revealed that David was stealing the funds over a four year period to have money for his online horse racing gambling habit. (28/01)

Patriots Favored for Next Year’s Super Bowl

Even before the 2009 Super Bowl has kicked off, Las Vegas Odds makers are saying that the New England Patriots will win next year’s Super Bowl. The Patriots did not even make the playoffs this year but odds makers feel they stand a great chance next year. (23/01)

Sports Gambling On Rise Due to Super Bowl

Now that it has been decided who will play in this year’s Super Bowl, the betting on the outcome has already begun. Bettors are wagering on who they think will win: the Arizona Cardinals or the Pittsburgh Stealers. (21/01)

Betfair Offering Live Online Coverage of the Australian Open Tennis Championship

Customers of the Betfair website will have access to live coverage of the Australian Open Tennis Championship on their computers. Live tennis will be shown up to six of the show courts at one time. Betfair is able to show the live coverage of the event because they are the Official Sports Betting Operator for the Australian Open 2009. (19/01)

Stanleybet Allowed to Reopen Athens Outlet

During that time Stanleybet stated that Greece’s move to close the stores violated an EU law and they asked the European Commission to move against Greece. Most recently an Athens court ruled that the Stanleybet outlet can reopen in the city. (15/01)

WagerWorks to Provide JenningsBet with Online Games

It was recently announced by WagerWorks, a gaming software developer that they will be working with JenningsBet, a UK bookmaker, to provide the site with online content. The new content will provide JenningsBet with new game titles. (12/01)

Last Leader Pleads Guilty in Borgata Sports Betting Ring

The third and final leader of the Borgata Casino Sports Betting Ring pleads guilty this last Tuesday to taking illegal bets for the sports ring. Anthony Nicodemo is the last of the three ring leaders to plead guilty in the case. (09/01)

Delaware Close to Legalizing Sports Gambling

Legislators in the state of Delaware are considering the option of legalizing sports betting. Many legislators believe that sports betting should be passed and that it would help the state. However if legislation is passed it will be in a different form than just regular sports betting. (07/01)

GigaMedia to Offer New Sports Betting Site

GigaMedia Limited recently announced a new partnership with Victor Chandler International Group, a sportsbetting firm. The deal will expand GigaMedia’s EverestPoker gaming platform and will create a new sportsbetting site called EverestBets. (05/01)

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