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Sportsbetting: Just Horsing Around

Aaaah… . Nothing quite beats taking a few punts at the races and I admit that one of my favorite pastimes is placing a bet or two on the hottest race being run in any given week. I’m by far a gambling expert and I am not ashamed to say that sometimes I will back a particular […]

Happy Birthday Intertops

Looking at the online sportsbetting industry today, it’s hard to believe that nothing quite like it existed 15 years ago. True, punters could go into retail betting shops or make telephone bets, but the convenience of internet sports wagering had to be experienced to be appreciated.  It all began with one sportsbetting company, Intertops, which […]

Online Gambling Did Well Last Year!

While I am always drawn to newspaper reports that quote statistics and comparisons, I didn’t actually need to read the latest report by H2 Gambling Capital where it showed that the internet gambling industry grew by 12.5% in 2010. I read industry news and frequent portals enough to see that this industry is definitely on […]

My New Year’s Gambling Resolutions

Every year, I sit myself down on the morning of New Year’s Eve and make myself a list of things that I really want to improve on in my life.  Over the years, this list has gone from lofty expectations, such as “Sponsor a Hungry Child” or “Volunteer Four Hours a Week”, to a more […]

NFL Widowhood Can be Fun!

NFL Season is here again and many wives and girlfriends won’t be seeing their other halves for at least until February, 2011 when the league’s championship game is scheduled to be played at Cowboy’s Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  But between all the sports betting, beer cans and belches, NFL widowhood can actually be a whole […]

The Legal Status of Online Casinos in the USA

If you play at online casinos from the United States, you’ve probably heard about the UIGEA, and may wonder what it means for you. The UIGEA is the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, and it means that banks are now responsible for preventing cash from reaching sites that accept betting of any sort. That includes […]