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Sports Betting News - Archive 2011-05
Australian Government bans sports betting advertisements

Last week certain types of sports betting advertisements were banned by the Council of Australian Governments. The council issued a warning to television networks as well as sports betting agencies that said updated betting odds are not to be broadcast during live sporting events. If they are aired, then there will be legal action taken. (30/05)

William Hill launches a site for the Republic of Ireland

William Hill accepts players from all across the world and they have now announced they are launching a site that will be specifically dedicated to the Republic of Ireland. The site will offer players such options as sports book and casino. (27/05)

Twenty Eight people arrested in New York Sports Betting Ring Bust

Operating a sports betting ring in the United States is illegal, even so, there are many people in the country who take illegal bets and make a profit off of gamblers. Most times the authorities find out about illegal gambling rings and arrests are made. This is exactly what happened in New York City recently. (25/05)

Bookmakers pick Chicago Bulls to win NBA Championships

Bookmakers have made their picks for the 2011 NBA Championships and this year they are leaning towards the Chicago Bulls to win it all. The playoffs are now in the final four stage with the Bulls, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks left in the competition. (20/05)

Australian Olympic Committee to penalize athletic team if they manipulate Olympic matches

The Australian Olympic Committee is looking ahead to next year’s Olympic Games in London by letting their team members know that there will be strict penalties handed out to any player, official or coach that is involved in match fixing. The committee wants to be ahead of the game when it comes to sports betting and match fixing. (16/05)

Twenty four people arrested in illegal sports betting operation

In Rhode Island, the state police have arrested a large group of people for their part in an illegal sports gambling ring. There were twenty four people arrested and they are believed to be mobsters as well as those who are associated with them. (09/05)

Cubovision now offering sports betting options

Italian sports bettors can now access a new wagering platform thanks to Intralot and Telecom Italia. The two companies have struck a new deal which will see Cubovision offering sports betting options. Intralot is a developer and supplier of gaming and transaction processing systems based in Athens and they have signed an exclusive deal with Telecom to provide them with a sports betting service. (05/05)

Bookmakers pick Phillies to win World Series

The World Series of Baseball will be taking place this fall and online bookmakers have already begun setting their picks on who will be the winner of the big event. So far, online bookmakers have predicted that the Philadelphia Phillies will be claiming the win at the 107th edition of the World Series this fall. (02/05)

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