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Sports Betting News - Archive 2009-03
New Jersey Senator Believes Organized Crime Aided by US Sports Betting Ban

We all know the trouble the United States has been dealing with when it comes to gambling. Government officials are either for it or against it in some form or another and officials cannot seem to decide on what to do. One United States senator has raised his voice in the matter of sports betting in the United States with the belief that the ban on sports betting is aiding organized crime. (30/03)

Representative Files Legislation for Sports Betting in Delaware

Many state officials in the United States are creating legislation that concerns gambling. Officials are either for or against some form of gambling and state officials in the state of Delaware are trying to legalize sports betting. (27/03)

North Carolina Remains Top Pick for Championship Winner

The first two rounds of the NCAA Division I Menís Basketball Champions, aka March Madness, has ended and the top pick for bookies still remains the North Carolina team. The tournament began with sixty four teams competing in thirty two single elimination games last weekend. Then the sixteen winners competed bringing the teams down to eight competing. North Carolina still has a way to go before we will know if they will win the championships. (24/03)

Sports Betting Services Now an Option with Playtech

Recently Playtech purchased Player2Players, a sports betting software provider. Playtech is already one of the largest providers of online gambling services and now they can offer their customers sports betting options along with their long list of services. (23/03)

President Obama Makes his March Madness Picks

March is the time of year for sports gamblers to make their picks for the NCAA March Madness tournament. Basketball fans go crazy, watching game after game, hoping their team wins their bracket. However in the United States it is not really legal to place bets on the tournament though probably almost half of the population does especially during March Madness. (19/03)

2009 NBA Eastern Conference Betting Odds Released by Bookmakers

As the month of March is in full swing bettors are mainly focusing on March Madness college betting. Even though this is the popular choice many bettors could be focusing on who will win the 2009 NBA Eastern Conference Championship. Many of the top online bookmakers are posting their odds for the Championship and who will win. (16/03)

Eurosport to Launch New Betting Service after Obtaining License

Eurosport, a sports entertainment group, will soon be launching their new betting service. Eurosport recently earned a remote gambling license, which gives them the go ahead to launch their new service. The Alderney Gambling Control Commission awarded the license to Eurosport. (12/03)

ASA Bans Online Sports Bookís Advertisement

The ASA recently banned a poster advertisement created by the popular bookie website, requestabet, to advertise wagering. This is not the first time the ASA has banned an advertisement that was created by an online website. (10/03)

UK Sports Betting Rules Could Be Changing Very Soon

Governing officials over several sports in the United Kingdom have been meeting to discuss changes in the rules to create a stricter environment when it comes to sports betting. Evidence is mounting up that betting scams are becoming more of a problem in football, cricket, horse racing and other sports and the changes could help eliminate the problem. (09/03)

Sports Betting Company to Sponsor Players Darts Championship

Top bookmaker, Coral, will be teaming up with the Professional Darts Corporation to sponsor the Players Darts Championship which will be held at the Circus Tavern in Essex in January. The top thirty two players from the 2008 Players Championship Order of Merit will be competing for £200,000 in prize money. (04/03)

Ontario Casino Halting Basketball Betting

Caesars Windsor casino in Ontario has decided to stop basketball betting after the Ontario government was asked by the NCAA to halt any bets that could be made on the Final Four. The Menís Division I basketball taking place from March 30th to April 6th will not be available for bets at the casino. (02/03)

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