Tag Archives: London Olympics
- Trade Chase Sees Smith Striving for More Silver
October 2, 2012
Mastering the fantasy games played for real money is something that has quite the history. Before the Internet changed the world of fantasy sports, there were certain publications, especially in Europe, regularly offering paid fantasy football for and a weekly prize. Now the Internet has changed the playing field and...
- London’s Olympic Betting Legacy
September 6, 2012
Sports events are game-changers for bookmakers. They bring in much more business - so much that public company’s financial reports take into account the presence or lack of a major sporting event. But more customers aren’t always a good thing. As the majority of wagering tends to be focused heavily...
- Betfred refuses to pay Olympian’s grandmother on winning bet
August 23, 2012
Betfred has never been the type to shy away from PR goodwill, even if it means costing them some money. Remember their premature decision to pay out Manchester United backers earlier this year before Manchester City pulled off one of the most dramatic comebacks to win the 2011-2012 EPL title?...
- London 2012: The Three Kings of the London Games
August 13, 2012
Now that the 2012 London Olympics has closed its curtains in spectacular fashion, now's the time to acknowledge the three athletes that not only made a name for themselves in their respective sports, but also became the three biggest talking points of the past two-and-a-half weeks. Two of them showed...
- London 2012: Phelps makes history, fencing controversy, Spain’s shocking ouster, O’Leary sails on
August 1, 2012
The 2012 London Olympics is now heading into its fifth day and we've already seen a whole lot of things to talk about. Whether its history being made, controversies, betting scandals, and shocking upsets, London has offered a smorgasbord of highlights and lowlights. From our vantage point, we've picked out...
- Irish Olympian being investigated by IOC for betting on opponent to win
July 30, 2012
The 2012 London Olympics is barely a few days old and one of the athletes participating in the Games is already under fire for allegedly betting on an opponent to win during a pre-London Games event. According to a report in the Irish Independent over the weekend, Ireland's Olympic team...
Irish court rules all gambling debts are unenforceable
March 20, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017