World Cup

Betting on Events – Top Popular Events and Trends

Gambling isn’t restricted only to casinos, sports books and poker rooms. Essentially, if a competition or prediction exists, you can make a wager on the potential outcome. For centuries, betting on events has been big business. Today, you can bet on everything from the Olympics, the Super Bowl, Reality TV Shows, and the Oscars, to who will win the next Nobel Prize or become the next U.S. President. The internet has made gambling on world events easier than ever. With a few simple taps on a mobile device or clicks of a mouse, gamblers from across the globe can...

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Victor Chandler – The Story of the Gentleman Bookmaker

Victor Chandler loves horses. While this is not at all surprising, given his legendary status in the bookmaking world, his love extends far beyond the turf and jumps of the racetrack. At his home in Spain, Chandler likes to start off each day with a three-hour ride in the country, with a break for breakfast of course. He's also learning to ride dressage, and the sight of him in a riding coat and dressage boots seems to fully fit with his image of a traditional British gentleman: Victor Chandler - 'The Gentleman Bookmaker' Now in his mid-60s, Chandler has...

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US World Cup Gambling Ring Busted

FBI and Nevada Gaming Control Board made arrests on Sunday after discovering a criminal gambling ring in Las Vegas that logged millions in bets during the World Cup. Arrests made included eight people from China, Malaysia, and Hong Kong that have been accused of running an illegal World Cup gambling ring. The scheme involved taking bets on the outcome of World Cup matches via wi-fi and DSL lines installed by casino employees from their suites at Caesars Palace. Famous Poker player, Wei Seng Phua aka Paul Phua, 50, was one of the eight arrested. During the court hearing, a...

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A Winning Match: Online Casinos Sponsor Football Teams

By now football fans have gotten used to seeing brand name sponsors for their favorite teams. Household names like Coca-Cola, Nike, Adidas, and others appear on jerseys or pop up all over the stadiums. At this point we probably all have this strange voice in our heads telling us to Fly Emirates. More recently, there has been a growing trend for online casinos and gambling companies to sign sponsorship deals with football clubs. Really, the fact that so many online casinos sponsor football teams should come as no surprise. On the one side, online betting companies have recognized the...

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Bitcoin Sports Betting Kicks Off for Brazil World Cup

The World Cup is already in full swing, and now Bitcoin users can use the digital currency to place bets on their favorite teams. The digital betting platform called Bitkup will now become available for sports betting fans to place bets on the outcome of the Brazil World Cup 2014. Gustavo Araujo of Brazil and Oriol Franquesa of Spain founded the platform in order to bring mainstream awareness of Bitcoin using the World Cup. Araujo commented, “We created Bitkup [...] for people that just want to have fun and try their luck with predictions for the World Cup.” Bitkup...

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Take a Shot at the Soccer Safari Slot

Celebrate your favorite sport just in the time for the World Cup with the Soccer Safari Slot Machine. This game comes packed with features that highlight this popular sport. Scatter pays award up to 60,000 coins for lucky players that trigger the Soccer Safari jackpot. Expanding Wilds make it even more likely to win in this action packed game by Microgaming software.

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New Mobile Slots from Microgaming Casino Software

This month fans of football and mobile casino games can enjoy the best of both worlds. Microgaming Casino Software has added two new mobile slots to the mix, Football Star Slot and Treasure Palace Slot. Both Football Star Slot and Treasure Island Slot went live on HTML5 mobile platform on May 8th. Football Star Slot comes out just in time as the World Cup starts next month. The Football Star slot machine contains five reels with 243 ways to win. Football Star slot bonuses include a chance to win up to 25 free spins with a 10X multiplier as...

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Get a Kick Out of the Football Cup Slot

Football fans get ready – The World Cup 2014 is almost here! To celebrate this international sporting event, Viaden Software released the Football Cup Slot, a brilliant 3D Video Slot dedicated to this beloved sport. So whether you call it football or soccer, gear up for the exciting Football Cup Slot bonuses and more.

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Microgaming Releases World Cup Football Star Slot

With the World Cup just around the corner, Microgaming software starts the celebration at the casino by releasing the new Football Star Slot this May. The Football Star has excellent 3D graphics with a football theme. The slot contains 5x3 reels and 243 ways to win. Players have the chance to cash in big with a 107,750 coin jackpot. Football Star slot game features include rolling reels and stacked wilds that award even bigger payouts to players. The game also contains 40 wild symbols. On top of all of that, the new striking wild feature turns an entire reel...

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1X2gaming Casino Software – Not Just for Sports Fans

Since 2003, 1X2gaming focuses on simple, sports-themed games often used by large online casinos in conjunction with other software platforms. Although graphics and selection are limited, this lightweight casino software serves as a perfect supplement to other online gambling software.

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