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How the pandemic has been a surprise boon for the online sports betting industry [Video]

How the pandemic has been a surprise boon for the online sports betting industry

Indiana sportsbooks scored almost a billion dollars in the last six months. That's more than eight publicly traded Tri-State companies. Those cashing in include names you know like Facebook, Twitter..

Credit: WCPO Cincinnati     Duration: 03:47Published
Betting on the NFL Draft [Video]

Betting on the NFL Draft

Betting on the NFL Draft, Las Vegas sportsbooks are looking forward to the draft.

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas     Duration: 02:40Published
Hilarious moment dad gets stuck in hedge after £10 bet [Video]

Hilarious moment dad gets stuck in hedge after £10 bet

This hilarious video shows the moment a family bet went too far - with their 61-year-old dad getting stuck in the garden hedge for 20 minutes. Dad-of-four Alan Jeal can't climb a stepladder to cut..

Credit: SWNS STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

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On-course bookies face uncertain future

Coronavirus restrictions are placing the Australian tradition of betting with an on-course bookmaker in peril.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

$3m dip in turnover for on-course bookies as Sydney lockout continues

Four of the biggest bagmen in Sydney will have lost a combined $3 million in turnover should next week's Derby Day be conducted behind closed doors as expected.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

'If he has a good day we’ll have a bad day': Bookies fear J-Mac attack

The premier combination of Chris Waller and James McDonald will look for a group 1 double with Verry Elleegant and Funstar at Rosehill on Saturday.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Odds on for Russian volleyball as bookies look for last sport standing

It's often been said that Australians will bet on two flies climbing up a wall. That may well be tested in the coming weeks.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The Age

Punters locked out of Slipper day but bookies to be locked in

State law requires bookmakers to be on a racetrack to field bets and with punters locked out of Rosehill, a novel solution has been found.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Bookies warn ban on credit cards online will hit racing

Bookmakers responded to the Australian Banking Association’s discussion paper that focused on credit card use for gambling.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

NRL wants betting 'super tax' on all finals as bookies dispute comes to a head

Some of Australia's biggest wagering companies have until the end of the week to sign long-term integrity agreements with league's governing body.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

NRL hits bookies with Origin, grand final super tax

The NRL and bookmaking giants are at loggerheads over a premium tax on State of Origin and grand finals which could net the code an extra $1 million a year.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Dad was of a time when racing was punting and bookies were rockstars

Dad’s death on Friday marks the end of a wonderful era in Australian horse racing.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Tablet interactive: Inside the mind of the man you're betting against

Bookies play "cat and mouse" with punters right up until the barriers open. What goes on in their minds?
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •The AgeSydney Morning Herald

Sri Lankans written off by the bookies, but not wary Finch

Skipper Aaron Finch, who blasted 64 off 36 in the opening T20 match in Adelaide, was having none of the suggestions of complacency.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

How racehorse Only Money went from the NSW tracks to a Queensland abattoir

To the punters and bookies, he was Only Money. But to jockey Simone Vella, the gentle horse she wanted to retire and keep as a pet was 'Jack'.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Bookies brace for Everest plunge on new Queen

There is only one horse punters want as the third running of The Everest draws closer with Arcadia Queen expected to jump favourite on Saturday.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Bookies braced for Everest day to be bigger than the Melbourne Cup

The Everest drives betting turnover boost that could rival the Melbourne Cup.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Clarkson firms with bookies to be next Dockers coach

Alastair Clarkson's odds of becoming the next permanent senior coach at Fremantle have firmed from $34 to just $7 with betting agencies in the space of six days.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald


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