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Sports Betting News - Archive 2009-04
Sportium Opens Betting Shop in Madrid

It was announced just a few short days ago that land based betting operator, Sportium, has opened their first betting shop in Madrid, Spain. Sportium was established when Cirsa and Ladbrokes decided to work together to create on betting brand and the brand plans on opening one hundred and twenty five betting outlets. (30/04)

Friesian Fire Odds Favorite to Win Kentucky Derby

Gamblers are gearing up to make their picks for the upcoming Kentucky Derby. The biggest betting event next to the Super Bowl, the Kentucky Derby is a big draw for those who like to press their luck. The 135th Kentucky Derby will begin this Saturday and the leading odds favorite is Friesian Fire. (27/04)

Delaware Governor Takes Pay Cut; Hoping To Reintroduce Sports Betting

On Monday Delaware officials had to make a hard decision. Like most places the state is short on money so to help the growing deficit, officials had to lower revenue projections by $30 million for 2010. This brings the states deficit down to about $780 million. The governor of Delaware says this amount is only twenty five percent of the stateís budget. To help with the shortage, the governor took a pay cut and is hoping to reintroduce sports betting as a way to raise extra revenue the state so desperately needs. (22/04)

Sports Betting One on One Site Offering Players Shares in the Company

Sports Betting One on One is a sports betting platform based in the Isle of Man. The Company is offering customers a different option when they sign up on the site. Customers of the One on One site have the option of receiving 30 company shares to then be a part of the groupís growth. (17/04)

Tiger Woods Remains Favorite to Win 2009 Masters

As the 2009 Masters Golf Tournament begins betting portals have placed their odds on who will win. The leader in this race is Tiger Woods, who is back to the sport after a considerable time off. The tournament is taking place in Augusta, Georgia and Tiger is the odds favorite but he is followed close by Phil Mickelson. (10/04)

Football League Players Charged with Sports Betting

The Football Association has been conducting a ten month long investigation of five Accrington Stanley players. The investigation has ended and the Football Association has charged the five players with breaking the rules on betting. The Association rules prevent players from wagering money on any match or competition of which they are participating or have influence over. (08/04)

Former BetOnUs CEO Enters a Plea Agreement

David Carruthers is the former CEO of BetOnSports, the internet sports betting site. Carruthers has been on house arrest since July 2006 for charges stemming from operating the site in the United States. Two days ago Carruthers entered a plea agreement with the US government. (03/04)

Wolverhamption Football Club to be Sponsored by Sportingbet

Sportingbet Plc is a British online gaming company who recently decided to sponsor the Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club. Sportingbet Plc signed a two year club sponsorship deal this past Tuesday to support the football club. (01/04)

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