Virtual sports are all the rage for gamblers

There’s a growing phenomenon known as virtual sports betting and it’s a lot of fun if you’ve never tried it before. It’s a great way to while away the hours between real sports coverage in whatever your favourite sports areas are – and there’s usually something to suit everyone’s tastes. If you have a look … [Read the full story]

‘Biggest match fixers’ are the Aussies

A cricket agent accused of taking bribes to fix Pakistani matches has sensationally claimed Australian players were also in on betting scams. Mazhar Majeed, 36, told an undercover reporter that the Australians were “the biggest” when it came to rigging games, a court heard. He claimed match fixing had been going on “for centuries” and … [Read the full story]

Wayne Rooneys dad arrested for dodgy betting

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney’s dad reportedly was among nine men arrested by detectives investigating alleged betting irregularities during a Scottish Premier League game last year. Wayne Rooney senior, 48, was detained by police at his home in Liverpool. The England soccer star’s uncle, Richie Rooney, was also detained by Merseyside officers after “extensive inquiries” … [Read the full story]

Horse-racing ban in China has ended

A 60 year ban on horse racing in China has ended. Weekly meets in the central city of Wuhan will be allowed…although betting remains illegal…for the time being.

Xenophon against casino deal

Anti-gambling senator Nick Xenophon says any sponsorship deal between South Sydney and the Star City casino would seriously tarnish the NRL club’s reputation. The NRL’s gambling sponsorship controversy is set to escalate after Fairfax reported the Rabbitohs would this week announce a multi-million dollar jersey sponsorship agreement with the Sydney casino. It will come hot … [Read the full story]