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Sports Betting News - Archive 2012-05
NJ Governor to Defy Federal Ban on Sports Betting

Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey recently spoke at a news conference in the state and said that the state will move forward with plans for sports betting, despite the federal ban. Players will be able to wager on sports such as football and basketball this fall after new regulations are released in the next few days. (30/05)

Atlantic City’s Lt. Governor Speech avoids gambling subject

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno replaced Governor Christie at the East Coast Gaming Congress this past week to give a keynote speech. Those in attendance thought that the Lt. Governor would discuss online gambling and sports betting but she turned the speech into a political campaign. (25/05)

Betfair launches new Euro 2012 Mobile Betting Application

Online gambling site Betfair is getting ready for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship by launching a new mobile betting application. The Euro 2012 application has now been launched and players will be able to download the new application in seven different languages to wager on their favorite teams in the championship. (23/05)

Missouri man charged in sports betting operation

Kenneth B. Lovett of Missouri was caught running a sports betting operation last year which had run for just over eight years and now has been sentenced for his crimes. Lovett was running an online operation which allowed gamblers to wager on National Football League games. Lovett originally pled not guilty to the charges he faced but has now decided to plead guilty and is awaiting his sentencing. (21/05)

Online Betting Bill moves forward in Delaware

Online betting is one step closer to fruition in the state of Delaware after a bill has move forward to the state house for voting. The new bill will allow online betting in the state as well as open up the state for more venues to be create for sports betting and other gambling options. (18/05)

Olympic Bettors excited about runners results

In the last Olympic Games, Usain Bolt inspired sports fans by his performance. During the recent Jamaica International Invitation, Bolt took the 100 meters with 9.82 seconds and got fans excited about what is to come with the Olympic Games. (15/05)

Cantor Gaming getting ready for NFL Sports Betting

Cantor Gaming is getting ready for the upcoming NFL season by releasing the first sixteen weeks of betting lines. Gamblers now have the opportunity to place their bets on games before the season. This is a great choice for football games and the Nevada sports book stays popular because they stay ahead of the game. (11/05)

William Hill joins partnership for mobile betting options

Online gambling brand William Hill has just announced they have joined in partnership with Score Media. Score Media created an app titled ScoreMobile FC and now William Hill will be providing the opportunities to place wagers via the application as well as information on the latest football events. The application has been integrated with the iPhone, Windows and BlackBerry Smartphone’s. (09/05)

Germany awards Betfair with Online Gambling License

It was recently announced that Germany has awarded online gambling company Betfair with an online gambling license. This is one of just a few online gambling licenses available from Germany. The country has three licenses available which will be valid until 2018 and one has gone to Betfair. (07/05)

US Representative working on NJ Sports betting bill

Frank LoBiondo is a United States representative that has announced he is working on a bill that will allow sports betting in the state of New Jersey. The bill would be an amendment to the New Jersey constitution and gamblers would be able to enjoy sports betting options in the state. (04/05)

Betfair expects 2012 Olympic betting to be epic

Betfair is a large online gambling company that provides a variety of online gambling options. The site is known for their casino, poker room and sports betting options. The company is particularly known for sports betting options and they are expecting to see record numbers when it comes to the 2012 Olympics Sports Betting. (02/05)

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