Tag Archives: 2010 world cup
- Covers.com leading their readers to the slaughter house once again?
September 13, 2011
If you remember back to July, we brought you an in-depth look at a new Sportsbook that was setting up shop in Manila. The article looked at the dodgy history of Noel Samson, the man behind TopBet.com and World Hub Services. If you remember Samson is one of the characters...
- Top 10 North American Sports Stories 2010 10-6
December 24, 2010
Here's a look at the top North American sports stories of 2010, numbers 6 through 10. 10. UCONN Women’s Basketball – John Wooden’s legendary UCLA College Basketball teams set a record of 88 consecutive wins. Until this year, it was thought to be unbreakable. The UCONN Huskies women’s basketball team...
- The World Cup’s biggest star passes away
October 26, 2010
If there was something synonymous with the World Cup more than the underachievement of every star player, then a certain eight legged takes the crown. Paul the Octopus, originally of England but resident of Oberhausen, Germany, successfully predicted eight consecutive results during the summer’s World Cup. He even managed to...
- Greek gaming monopoly OPAP takes massive Q2 profit hit
August 21, 2010
OPAP, the Greek gaming monopoly, is predicting a dire 61% hit to its Q2 profits after the government imposed a ‘windfall’ tax to help replenish its barren coffers. We’re confused – our dictionary defines ‘windfall’ as “a piece of unexpected good fortune”, but given that OPAP’s increased revenues were mainly...
- Bwin suffers after expensive summer holiday
August 19, 2010
Things really haven’t gone particularly well for Austrian gaming company Bwin since they decided to make a small gathering into a fully fledged rave by merging with PartyGaming last month. If being banned from eating Bratwurst and Sauerkraut with their Spanish branch wasn’t enough, and then being elaborately overcharged for...
- French Football Federation hand down huge bans
August 17, 2010
The crisis that has engulfed French football is more messy than a night out on the tiles with Calvin Ayre himself, but the federation really is attempting to draw a line under it with their latest stunt. Today’s hearing into the revolt that took place at the summer’s World Cup...
WWE Owner Vince McMahon to Purchase Newcastle United Football Club?
February 19, 2014
Go over to the blue side and you die. Simple.
October 22, 2010
Will Manchester United repeat?
August 13, 2011
Sports betting firms endure a hellish weekend
November 21, 2011
Title beckons for United after Young signing
June 23, 2011