Archive for the ‘Betting Basics’ Category

Gambling, especially fixed-odds betting, has always been controversial and a new study seems to have only intensified the debate on the subject. Research gambling Trust, a government-funded trust that does research on gambling habits and effects, released results of a study about the potential damaging effects of fixed odds betting in late 2014. The study […]

Interwetten Now Offers Mobile Content

Posted: 27th October 2014 by Polina in Betting Basics

Online and mobile gambling service provider iSoftBet inked a deal with sports betting giant Interwetten allowing gamers to enjoy a whole new collection of slots. The latest online casino tab that has been introduced by Interwetten will feature an original selection of slots, along with premium content from iSoftBet. Intertween to widen igaming audience with […]

A soon to be built super casino in Southampton is facing stiff competition from bidders in the final stages of the competition. In a recent meeting with the city councilors where the bids were supposed to be short-listed, all bidding parties successfully qualified for the next phase. Who were the bidders? Seven bids were offered […]

New Zealand Jockey May Face Lifetime Ban

Posted: 14th July 2014 by Polina in Betting Basics

A New Zealand Jockey has had his license revoked and may be facing a lifetime ban from the sport of thoroughbred racing. The jockey, David Walker, is accused of corruption, after authorities say he bet on a rival’s horse in an Aug. 16 race at the Awapuni course. They say he then restrained his own […]

Although in Prison, He’s Still a Punter

Posted: 7th April 2014 by Polina in Betting Basics

Tony Mokbel may be spending the next 20 years of his life in prison, but apparently this has not stopped him from wagering on the horses. Barwon Prison officials were able to intercept phone calls that indicated Mokbel was making bets from the prison. Although these wagers were coded, prison officials claim they were able […]