Tag Archives: winter olympics 2014
- Weekly Poll – Will you be watching the Winter Olympics?
February 17, 2014
[polldaddy poll=7780464] The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been riddled with controversy from the beginning. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been criticized for the lavish expenditures (it totaled to a $51 billion price tag), allegations of corruption and Russia’s anti-gay laws, which is why we decided to ask our...
- Betting odds on Men’s Ice Hockey at Sochi 2014
February 7, 2014
So the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics is a few hours away. For a lot of the media folk that have touched down in that part of the world, the opening ceremonies is probably the first good thing to come from their coverage of the quadrennial event....
- The Winter Olympics Grabs Taxpayer Gold
Tonight’s Winter Olympics opening ceremony takes place in asurreal location. Situated on the Black Sea coast, Sochi enjoys a subtropical climate and, until recently, was an outdated Soviet-era summer resort known only for its dachas. Equally hard to fathom is Russia spending an incredible $51 billion (90 percent from government...
- The Winter Wonderland of Absurdity that is Sochi
February 5, 2014
When Sochi was awarded the 2014 Winter Olympics hosting gig some seven odd years ago, little of us took the time to cheer for the decision, largely because little of us knew exactly where Sochi was. Even today, ask somebody on the street and they're more likely to point you...
Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Marathon launch Russian-licensed sports betting site
July 21, 2017
Bitcoin touches $1,300 mark on Poloniex, Bitfinex
April 21, 2017