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Greatness cannot be taken away by car reputation

Sebastian Vettel may have won two F1 driver’s championships in successive seasons, but that is not enough to convince former champion Sir Jackie Stewart he has what it takes to be called a great. Vettel, who won the Korean Grand Prix last week to take a six-point lead in the 2012 driver’s world championship, has […]

Wales Out for Aussie Scalps

Wales have endured a poor record in Australia, over the past 25 years, but this current crop of players could have what it takes to win their upcoming summer series Down Under. Rugby lovers choosing to have a bet at Bet Victor are already reaping the spoils of Wales’ newfound dominance on the pitch. The […]

Want to Gamble Online Legally? Go to South Africa, Where the Government Appears to Be Close to Legalizing (and Taxing) Internet Gambling

My lovely wife is South African and so any news coming out of her home country is always of interest to me. So imagine this: they are more progressive than the U.S., when it comes to online gambling. Or so it would appear. It has taken three years, but a commission  has recommended that it’s […]

The World’s Mecca of Gambling, Macau’s Casinos, Raked in $23.5 BILLION Last Year

Those of you who have had the chance to travel to the pacific know of Macau, on the south China Coast. Bloomberg Markets magazine just called it the “gambling capital of the world” and you can believe it because last year alone, Macau’s casino’s brought in an estimated $23.5 billion

Super Bowl Game is the U.S.’s Biggest Betting Day of the Year

To the uninitiated, to those who read this and live in Japan, Australia, India…America’s Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event we have every year. And the biggest gambling day ever. People here bet on everything. Who wins. Point spreads. Who scores first. Even who wins the coin toss to start the game. It’s absurd.

Three Former Sumo Wrestlers Busted in Tokyo Gambling Scandal

This is such a cool story, so thank you Tomiko (my Tokyo reader, correspondent) for telling me about it. Here is what she told me. Last week, Japanese police arrested three former sumo wrestlers over a gang-linked gambling scandal that rocked the ancient national sport last year. Sadahide Furuichi, 34, Tetsuya Yabushita, 29, and Shunsaku Yamamoto, […]

Viva Italia! WSOP Coming to the Great Country of Italy

To the thousands of you who read this posting every week, you KNOW how I hate regurgitating press releases, but on rare occasion I find them interesting. They are self serving bullshit, usually. But now this one…. seems like Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc., has announced a long-term agreement with Microgame S.p.A. for the Italian poker market […]

Gambling Cheats Nabbed in the U.K., but Not Given Jail Time

This from the U.K. Press Association…a really interesting piece of news. About two professional cheats nabbed in the U.K. The two international  cheats, who also targeted casinos in central London, walked free from court this past week, after admitting possessing a series of fake IDs to use in casinos they were banned from. As part […]

World Traveler’s Alert: Gambling is Now Legal in Sri Lanka. [But Really, They Had Casinos Anyway.]

Gotta capture that foreign dollar. This is one of the most awesome countries in the world, Sri Lanka. And anyone who has been there would agree with that. Well, now you can gamble there. Legally. Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a law Wednesday to legalize gambling, despite strong criticism from opposition lawmakers who charged it would […]

Congressman’s Wife Pleads Guilty in Federal Court: She Helped Her Brother Conceal His Illegal Offshore Gambling Business

This is kind of interesting. You know all about prohibitions against Americans setting up offshore gambling businesses. Everyone else in the world, it seems, can do it. But not Americans. That’s another story (OH, could we use their taxes if it were made legal….) From the HILL newspaper, I learned that the wife of Rep. […]

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