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Betting Association

Betting Association

A shift in the casino industry has been brought about as a result of the non-profit betting organization set up by European providers. It is the hope of the new organization that the casino and gambling industry at large will be able to grow and prosper, but in a responsible manner that is viewed as fair toward all involved. Read more...
Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson

Scheduled to fight Danny Williams in Louisville, Kentucky, Mike Tyson went into the match with fifty wins, four losses and forty-four knockouts. Despite the fact that it was speculated the Iron Mike Tyson was not as prepared for the fight as he could have been, as he only participated in one fight in the previous two and a half years, Tyson was favored to win. Read more...
Roy Cooke

Roy Cooke

After spending much of his youth obsessed with the game of poker, Roy Cooke eventually went on to distance himself a bit from the sport. While he still observes poker, he offers a great deal of insight as to how the game has changed since he was younger. Offering his advice to prospective players, he warns them not to play too many hands. Read more...
Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette

While Roulette is a common game in both online and offline casinos, there is one version that won't be spring up in Las Vegas any time soon and that is Russian Roulette. This variation is actually a potentially life-ending gamble utilizing a revolver and one bullet. The origins and details of the game are exposed in this resource. Read more...
2004 WSOP

2004 WSOP

Almost three hundred and fifty players paid the twenty-five thousand dollar entry fee in order to participate in the 2004 World Series of Poker, also referred to as the 2004 WSOP. Satellite rooms would bring the total number of players in the main event to almost seven hundred. A detailed account is provided for the events that took place from Day One through Day 9. Read more...
Scamdicaper

Scamdicaper

Some handicap services are not actually legitimate providers of assistance and in fact intend to rip off players as much as they can. These services of ill-repute are referred to as scamdicapers. There are warnings and advisories discussed intended to help players steer clear of scamdicapers and keep their money and investments better protected. Read more...
Senator Kyl Bill for Online Gambling

Senator Kyl Bill for Online Gambling

Senator Kyl has been lobbying to pass a law which would make any type of online gambling illegal. However, Senator Kyl seems to have very little support from the other Senators. Similar bills have failed in the past and with little to no support, there is a very slim chance that the bill proposed by Senator Kyl will become a reality. Read more...
Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

While Sherlock Holmes may not immediately spring to mind when thinking about casinos and gambling, the super sleuth did take part in gambling related capers. The Adventure of the Double Zero is a Sherlock Holmes mystery novel set in a gambling environment. Risking life and limb, rather than simple cash, Holmes is able to solve the murder and close the case. Read more...
Sports Betting Fantasy

Sports Betting Fantasy

While many people would argue that there is no way to earn money betting on fantasy sports games, but are some individuals in the world who would be able to defy initial logic and do just that. Players simply have to pay attention to what is going on in the industry and put their knowledge as a handicapper to work for them in the real betting environment. Read more...
Spread Betting Specials

Spread Betting Specials

Spread Betting Specials for Sporting Index has a number of highlights listed for betting. Some of the events identified include the FAC Cup Final, the Monaco Grand Prix and the Heineken Cup Final. Some specials are offered related to these events to help entice more individuals to place bets with the Sporting Index. Read more...