For the first time, the England, Manchester United and DC United player, Wayne Rooney talks about gambling and admitted that he was under the spell of a serious gambling problem. Talking to the 32Red’s Stay In Control awareness campaign, the 34 year old described how gambling had negatively impacted his game, both on the domestic and International level.
The fugitive PokerStars founder surrendered to US authorities this week. Isai Scheinberg, the founder of the online casino, PokerStars is finally in federal custody after nine years on the lamb. He is charged with bank fraud, money laundering and illegal gambling after being indited by the US Department of Justice.
Online gamblers’ attention span is four minutes. If you looking on the side of any Viagra medication, it'll suggest that if the effects last longer than four hours, then you should seek medical help. Well, it appears that gamblers can't even last four minutes.
Surprisingly, there are more known cases where a football player got hit by lightning. Some of them were fatal, others were more fortunate. The odds of getting hit by lightning are pretty low. However, according to the bookies of bet365, it is still more possible than that the Netherlands is winning the Water-polo Championship. From Sao Paulo, through Hungary, till South Africa bolts of lightning are threatening football players all around the world.
To be Jan Oblak, the world's greatest goalkeeper, is not the easiest job. It requires excellent stopping abilities, coupled with brilliant positioning and a God like control of the penalty area. Welcome to the wonderful world of Jan Oblak who plays for Atletico Madrid.
So what is ball tampering in cricket? Most professional sports are governed by a set of rules. And cricket is no different and is overseen by the International Cricket Council. The sport of cricket, for whatever reason, still remains tied to gentlemanly ideals and the myth of “fair play”. There is a rule that states, "it is an offense for any player to take any action which changes the condition of the ball."
Olympic champion, Csaba Burján member of the Hungarian speedskater team was traveling from Japan to China. At the airport, he made an Instagram post, a picture followed with the words “F*ckin China”. After the Hungarian skater offends China, Zhang Jing the head coach of Hungarian short track skating is resigning.
Nothing quite mixes the excitement of blood and money as the betting on blood sports, most notably, that of dog fighting. In spite of legal efforts, it exists as an underground sport in virtually all countries around the world. And where there's dog fighting, there's also dog fight betting.