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  • bookies
  • A number of bookies have harnessed the power of Twitter to broaden their product offering, and the latest 'buzz' addition to the industry - the ability to request a bet via social media - is an interesting feature. (gambling.com)
  • In total, he received $30,000 to pass inside information to the bookies. (wikipedia.org)
  • punters
  • Many punters will have been there: thinking of a great bet with some potential useful profit, and then finding that none of the major bookmakers is offering any odds on said wager. (gambling.com)
  • The request-a-bet phenomenon has been around for a few months now, and there have been the kind of payouts that are enough to get punters green with envy. (gambling.com)
  • It was a better evening for the multitude of punters who took on the #RequestABet however, with bookmaker later tweeting that the selection had cost it some £350,000 in total. (gambling.com)
  • Before punters rush out and start placing their own blockbuster bets via #GetAPrice, it is perhaps worth knowing that there are payout limits in place at Ladbrokes, and any other bookmaker, so dreams of life-changing riches need to tempered somewhat. (gambling.com)
  • Odds
  • If you're unhappy with the odds offered on your favourite teams , consider changing your football betting strategy and building your next accumulator around the ' over/under goals ' market. (gambling.com)
  • You can also decide whether you want to bet over or under your chosen total, so if you think a match is going to be relatively tight and low-scoring, under 1.5 goals may be a sound option with reasonably high odds. (gambling.com)
  • When a horse is scratched from a race after betting on that race has already started, deductions are taken out of the win and place bets at a rate in proportion to the odds of the scratched horse. (dictionaryofgambling.com)
  • They can create their own single and combination bets based on their research or hunches, and Ladbrokes' team of traders will come back with the odds in rapid fashion. (gambling.com)
  • Once received, Ladbrokes' trading team will come up with a relevant set of odds and this will be set live on its website for the punter in question, and anyone else for that matter, to place the bet as normal. (gambling.com)
  • When you get started betting, you can choose the way odds are displayed. (onlinegambling.co.uk)
  • NFL playoffs betting Saturday includes two NFC teams that did not figure to be posted on the NFL playoffs odds board back in August. (sports-gambling.com)
  • NFL playoffs betting on the Atlanta Falcons and Arizona Cardinals should be one of the most exciting challenges for NFL playoffs odds handicappers this week. (sports-gambling.com)
  • Long time NFL playoffs betting handicappers will tell you that you cannot expect post season success against the NFL playoffs odds without a reliable defense. (sports-gambling.com)
  • referee
  • The 2007 NBA betting scandal was a scandal involving the National Basketball Association (NBA) and accusations that an NBA referee used his knowledge of relationships between referees, coaches, players and owners to bet on professional basketball games. (wikipedia.org)
  • The story first broke when the New York Post reported that the FBI was investigating allegations that an NBA referee had bet on games. (wikipedia.org)
  • On July 20, 2007, columnist Murray Weiss of the New York Post reported an investigation by the FBI into allegations of an NBA referee betting on games to control the point spread. (wikipedia.org)
  • markets
  • This is the place where a coal company backed by a wealthy Texas family - one whose fabled legacy of gambling on energy markets extends back to a game of cards with an oil rig at stake - wants to sink a 300-foot-deep coal mine over 30 square miles of wetlands and forest. (grist.org)
  • The majority of legal sportsbooks are found online, operated over the internet from jurisdictions separate from the clients they serve, usually to get around various gambling laws (such as the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 in the United States) in select markets, such as Las Vegas, Nevada, or on gambling cruises through self-serve kiosks. (wikipedia.org)
  • operators
  • There are few examples of national online self-exclusion schemes, mostly because online gambling is illegal in many countries and these schemes require the co-operation of multiple betting operators. (theconversation.com)
  • The following amendments liberalized the market in 2006: Legalisation of real-money skill games and betting exchange Opening of the Italian gambling market to operators from EU and EFTA countries (on condition they meet certain requirements) Opening of the new license tender that was supposed to rearrange the network of offline betting establishments and also providing possibility for online gaming operators to offer their services on a legal basis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reason for such action was very stringent Italian legislation prohibiting even legitimate European gambling operators to offer their online services in Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) is the main association representing the leading privately owned European online betting and gaming operators, licensed in the European Union. (wikipedia.org)
  • EGBA promotes the implementation of a regulated and competitive market for online gambling operators throughout Europe in line with EU law. (wikipedia.org)
  • All EGBA operators adhere to the Workshop Agreement on "Responsible Remote Gambling Measures" published by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN). (wikipedia.org)
  • Over a hundred mobile casinos are operating as of December 2013, with most of the big casino operators in gambling now providing a mobile platform for their player base. (wikipedia.org)
  • Liberalization
  • Liberalization of the Italian online gambling market gradually started in 2006, when following the complaint received in 2003, the European Commission investigated the case and started infringement proceedings against Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • place
  • So, it is reasonable that similar measures be put in place for online betting. (theconversation.com)
  • Imposing further conditions on Nixon, the judge said: "He's not to gamble online, not to enter a bookmakers shop and he's not to arrange for someone to place a bet. (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
  • Place the #GetAPrice bet you've just requested! (gambling.com)
  • All they then need to do is enter their stake amount, place their bet and watch with everything crossed as the action unfolds. (gambling.com)
  • While in the past he's reported to have said all Haitians "have AIDS," likened illegal immigrants to vomit, and called for "a complete and total shutdown" of Muslims entering the U.S., The Washington Post reports he mentioned Norway specifically as a place that should be sending people. (theatlantic.com)
  • The Italian Criminal law proclaims gambling illegal, be it organized in a public place, an open-to-public place or a private club. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each side was to place $10,000 ($20,000 total) in trust, with the winner being determined by annual mean temperatures. (wikipedia.org)
  • The European Union still does not have a unified mobile gambling legislative framework in place. (wikipedia.org)
  • stance
  • Only the NFL has been steadfast in its opposition to gambling, a stance that critics see as hypocritical, especially as the Raiders plan a move to a billion-dollar stadium just off the Las Vegas Strip. (nbcnewyork.com)
  • games
  • Both teams are strong in attack, and games often end up with four or more goals, so a bet for over 3.5 could be a good way to test the waters. (gambling.com)
  • Manfred said earlier this year that gambling "can be a form of fan engagement, it can fuel the popularity of a sport" - and he raised the prospect of people betting during games on whether the next pitch will be a strike. (nbcnewyork.com)
  • Frankly, you don't play games in Wembley Stadium, where most of the people in the stands are betting on their phones during the game, without an understanding that things are changing," Geoff Freeman, CEO of the American Gaming Association, told The Associated Press. (nbcnewyork.com)
  • Min bet £10 on qualifying games. (onlinegambling.co.uk)
  • They went under the total in 6 out of 8 road games and covered 5 out of 9 games as dogs. (sports-gambling.com)
  • On the same day, it was reported that a high school classmate of Donaghy's, and the classmate's boss, had bet on NBA games based on Donaghy's tips. (wikipedia.org)
  • The agreement, which runs until the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, aims to safeguard major sport competitions from manipulation linked to betting. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maine law permits many types of community organizations to conduct various games of chance for fundraising purposes, including bingo (with prizes up to $400), raffles (with prize values up to $75,000), and card games (generally with a maximum bet of $1 per hand). (wikipedia.org)
  • Mobile gambling refers to playing games of chance or skill for money by using a remote device such as a tablet computer, smartphone or a mobile phone with a wireless internet connection. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to a Juniper Research report released in September 2010 the total sum wagered on mobile casino games is expected to surpass $48 billion US dollars by 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • In most casino games, the expected value of any individual bet is negative, so the sum of lots of negative numbers is also always going to be negative. (wikipedia.org)
  • bonuses
  • We provide our readers with the best information to ensure that every gambling experience is safe and enjoyable but also offers you the top bonuses from online casinos in the UK. (onlinegambling.co.uk)
  • deductions
  • If for example you placed a bet of €10 at an odd of 2.00, then your total return (not including the taxes) is €20, however after the tax deductions, your return will be only €19.50 (€10.00 x 2.00 = €20.00 - (5% *€10.00 (your total profit)) = €19.50). (wikipedia.org)
  • In Commissioner v. Groetzinger, the Supreme Court Justice Blackmun alludes to Section 165(d) which was a legislative attempt to close the door on suspected abuse of gambling loss deductions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Tax Court held that the taxpayer's gambling was a business activity and allowed the deductions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Revenues
  • Some gambling sites report increasing shares of their total revenues stemming from mobile and gambling search words, which are increasingly originating from phones and tablets. (docplayer.net)
  • The performance of the leading global companies in the online gambling and betting segment varied last year, with William Hill and Paddy Power showing growth rates in online net revenues of close to +20%, while Betfair showed only moderate growth and Bwin.Party registered a decline in total revenues. (docplayer.net)
  • This number is set to increase, as countries like the Netherlands adopt new online gambling regulations, seeking additional tax revenues. (docplayer.net)
  • In the USA, of the three states allowing online gambling, New Jersey generated by far the largest revenues in More states are expected to adopt rules concerning online gambling as revenues continue to grow, though at a somewhat more moderate level than was forecasted a year ago. (docplayer.net)
  • Segment, Country of Registration and Revenues, April 2015 Top 10 Gambling Websites, by Website Rank, April EUROPE 3.1. (docplayer.net)
  • In 2005, Jupiter Research forecast that global mobile gambling services would generate revenues of more than $19.3 billion US dollars by 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2010, Gartner analysts showed the 2009 global mobile gambling revenues at $4.7 billion and forecast $5.6 billion for 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2010 Gartner forecast sees 2014 global mobile gambling revenues reach $11.4 billion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Twitter
  • If you're interested in requesting a unique bet for an upcoming football match (one from a league included in the promotion), jump on Twitter and reach out the Ladbrokes social media team with the #GetAPrice hastag. (gambling.com)
  • players
  • Speaking of bets, players can choose themselves how many pay lines to play with, how many coins to bet on each pay line and the value of these coins. (gambling.com)
  • The players purchased betting tickets for ¥315. (wikipedia.org)
  • EGBA is composed of seven leading online betting companies: Bet365 Bet-at-home Betclic and Expekt Betsson GVC Holdings PLC Kindred Group ZEAL Three national associations are affiliate members of EGBA: Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association BOS OVWG EGBA promotes the creation of a safe and reliable European digital environment for online gambling players. (wikipedia.org)
  • addiction
  • Gambling disorder (GD) is a psychiatric condition that was recently recategorized as a non-substance-related addiction in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders. (frontiersin.org)
  • One of the arguments was that the Japanese being not used to gambling would be too prone to addiction. (wikipedia.org)
  • however
  • However, bets on the Tigers in October were few and far between at other books. (espn.com)
  • sees
  • 3 Key Findings Global Online Gambling Sees Steady Growth and New Regulations The global market for online gambling is forecasted to maintain one-digit growth rates over the next four years, expected to reach a medium-high, double-digit number in billion Euros revenue. (docplayer.net)
  • limits
  • This can be a considerable amount knowing that betting limits range between 0.01 and 500 per spin. (gambling.com)
  • Although many betting sites currently provide a limit-setting option, the inclusion of a pre-commitment scheme in the reforms allows governments to prescribe the exact features that are likely to be most effective - for example, limits that are binding. (theconversation.com)
  • amount
  • The fundamental reason why all martingale-type betting systems fail is that no amount of information about the results of past bets can be used to predict the results of a future bet with accuracy better than chance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Let B be the amount of the initial bet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Governments
  • Governments progressively legalised gambling over more than two decades as growth sputtered and they needed to raise tax revenue. (reuters.com)
  • In the Asia-Pacific region, some governments have gone to lengths to limit online gambling. (docplayer.net)
  • fees charged
  • Commercial greyhound racing is characterized by several criteria, including legalized gambling, the existence of a regulatory structure, the physical presence of racetracks, whether the host state or subdivision shares in any gambling proceeds, fees charged by host locations, the use of professional racing kennels, the number of dogs participating in races, the existence of an official racing code, and membership in a greyhound racing federation or trade association. (wikipedia.org)
  • industry
  • The "Comunitaria" decree (February 2011) was a real breakthrough for the gambling industry in Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • In other countries, particularly Australia, Ireland, Macau, Mexico, Spain, the UK and the US, greyhound racing is part of the gambling industry and similar to horse racing - although far less profitable. (wikipedia.org)
  • The industry experienced a decline from the early 1960s after the 1960 UK Betting and Gaming Act permitted off-course cash betting. (wikipedia.org)
  • Casino
  • Aside from availability online, United States of America-based mobile casino apps have appeared in several land-based locations that can be utilized to gamble only while physically present on the casino's property. (wikipedia.org)
  • illegal
  • They argued that it would hurt the traditional mafias by robbing them of a huge illegal gambling market. (reuters.com)
  • In Germany, the coexistence of separate gambling regimes in the state of Schleswig-Holstein and the rest of the country was upheld by the ECJ in In Russia, online gambling remained illegal, but a separate regime is being formed for online betting under a self-regulatory organization and the nature of online poker was debated. (docplayer.net)
  • In Singapore, all forms of remote gambling were forbidden under new regulations in 2015, and in China and South Korea, a number of organizers of illegal online gambling websites were arrested. (docplayer.net)
  • Another illegal gambling opportunity is offered by mobile gambling sites. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gov. sparks pachinko bashing Playing Pachinko: How Illegal Gambling Is Legal in Japan Gambling in Japan: Gambling in Japan: Bicycles, Boats and Horse Racing LDP discussion about casinos in 2006 Tokyo Governor Takes Aim at Vending Machines, Pachinko Viva Odaiba! (wikipedia.org)
  • market
  • Long known as the home to some of the world's most fearsome organised crime groups, Italy has more recently become Europe's biggest regulated gambling market and video slot machines have become an attractive new way for mafia groups to earn money. (reuters.com)
  • Though tax revenue from gambling tops 8 billion euros per year, more than half of which comes from slots, critics say that instead of eradicating a criminal market and striking a blow against crime, the state has created an attractive new way for the mafia to earn money. (reuters.com)
  • VAT) Questions Answered in This Report What is the size of the global online gambling and betting market? (docplayer.net)
  • Europe was the largest online gambling market in the world, owing to a large number of countries with established regulations regarding this sector. (docplayer.net)
  • Click on a sport you want to bet on, and find the right match or market. (onlinegambling.co.uk)
  • The online gambling segment is projected to represent 15% of the total European gambling market in 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mobile gambling market, as of 2011 is still in flux. (wikipedia.org)
  • races
  • The sum total of all money bet on the daily double in a given two races. (dictionaryofgambling.com)
  • As with horse racing, greyhound races often allow the public to bet on the outcome. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institutionalized gambling for charitable purposes began in the 1930s, where horse racing was allowed for the benefit of the Philippine Athletic Amateur Federation (now the Philippine Olympic Committee), and since then only civic associations were allowed to hold horse races for fundraising. (wikipedia.org)
  • casinos
  • They will decide if gambling should be allowed at racetracks and casinos. (nbcnewyork.com)
  • It verifies that UK casinos comply with a strict set of rules and regulations to make them fair, giving you comfort when gambling online. (onlinegambling.co.uk)
  • The two casinos had a total annual net gaming revenue of $132 million as of 2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • Which team scores first in a match The specific face value of one or more individual dice in craps Which cards will make up the flop in a hand of poker Which cards are dealt in blackjack: Over 35 different blackjack side bets are widely recognized in casinos. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus
  • A continuous sequence of martingale bets can thus be partitioned into a sequence of independent rounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Times
  • This is for a reason, because if you manage to spell out ROCKY on the reels, you'll win five times your bet. (gambling.com)
  • It follows from this assumption that the expected value of a series of bets is equal to the sum, over all bets that could potentially occur in the series, of the expected value of a potential bet times the probability that the player will make that bet. (wikipedia.org)
  • parlours
  • During the Spanish occupation, gambling became institutionalized in the forms of cockpits, card parlours, billiard halls, and the like. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • It was also found that promotions triggered urges to gamble in people seeking treatment for gambling problems. (theconversation.com)
  • In those years, the underworld of Rome was disorganized, with many small groups called batterie, each independent and usually containing 3-4 people, dealing mostly in gambling and some robberies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their bet paid off, as Watson surprised people with his fast skating and smart play. (wikipedia.org)
  • Activities
  • Italy has come a long way from totally prohibiting all gambling activities, to legalizing some of them under certain conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to the Winter Olympics in 2014, EGBA, ESSA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on a new information reporting arrangement regarding suspicious betting activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the colonial period, the Philippine government took responsibility in overseeing gambling activities in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Those bets found life when Auburn upset No. 1 Alabama on Saturday. (espn.com)
  • After leaving the job as a baker he soon found employment as a bouncer for a gambling house in the area of Ostia. (wikipedia.org)
  • decline
  • Sponsorship, limited television coverage, and the later abolition of on-course betting tax have partially offset this decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • strategy
  • For example, the "Super 7s" side bet in blackjack has a house edge of 12.6, while blackjack itself has a house edge of around 1% if the player follows basic strategy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The martingale strategy fails even with unbounded stopping time, as long as there is a limit on earnings or on the bets (which is also true in practice). (wikipedia.org)
  • It is only with unbounded wealth, bets and time that it could be argued that the martingale becomes a winning strategy. (wikipedia.org)