Tag Archives: gambling

  • Golf Badboy Phil Mickelson Tied to Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Operation

    Golf Badboy Phil Mickelson Tied to Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Operation

    Last week, an intermediary for an illegal offshore gambling operation pled guilty to laundering $2.75 million. And according to a report from ESPN’s Outside the Lines, that $2.75 million came from golfer Phil Mickelson. Gregory Silveira, a former sports gambling handicapper from La Quinta, California, pled guilty to three counts of money laundering of funds […]

  • Mark Wahlberg and Diddy Bet $250K on Mayweather-Pacquiao (Video)

    Mark Wahlberg and Diddy Bet $250K on Mayweather-Pacquiao (Video)

    I don’t know about you, but when I imagine what super-rich celebrities are like when they’re just sitting around hanging out, a big part of the picture is casually betting massive amounts of money with each other on sporting events. So I’m happy to report that my imaginings have been proven correct, at least when […]

  • Michigan Alum’s Michigan State Bet Could Pay $1-Million

    Michigan Alum’s Michigan State Bet Could Pay $1-Million

    It’s not often that a University of Michigan alum would put his faith in Michigan State athletics, but that’s exactly what Derek Stevens did—along with $20,000, which he placed on the Spartans to win the NCAA Tournament at 50-to-1 odds. Stevens, who attended Michigan and now owns The D and Golden Gate hotels in downtown Las Vegas, […]

  • 21 Craziest Super Bowl XLIX Prop Bets

    21 Craziest Super Bowl XLIX Prop Bets

    Betting on the outcome of the big game is boring. Point spreads basically give you a 50-50 shot at winning, which makes it about as exciting as flipping a coin. If you want to have fun while gambling your hard-earned money away, take a look at some of the crazy Super Bowl XLIX prop bets Vegas has to […]

  • 9 Most Insane Floyd Mayweather Sports Bets

    9 Most Insane Floyd Mayweather Sports Bets

    Recently there have been a number of stories about some pretty huge Floyd Mayweather sports bets, and this really should not surprise us. The champion boxer they call “Money” has been making insane sports bets for years now. And while he has always remained strangely silent about his losses, he never hesitates to brag about his big wins […]

  • 11 Insane Sports Bets with the Biggest Payouts

    11 Insane Sports Bets with the Biggest Payouts

    Tonight’s men’s final at the 2014 US Open between No. 10 Kei Nishikori and No. 14 Marin Cilic is one of the most unexpected Grand Slam matchups in a long time. And, as is the case with all unexpected sports outcomes, there are handful of sports bettors out there who stand to make a lot of money. Australian bookmaker TAB says […]

  • Find Out How to Turn a $50 Bet on Super Bowl XLVIII into $710,923,613,350

    Find Out How to Turn a $50 Bet on Super Bowl XLVIII into $710,923,613,350

    Are you a gambling man (or woman)?  Do you think it’s possible that FOX’s announcers will say “marijuana,” Richard Sherman will get an unnecessary roughness penalty, Peyton Manning will retire following the game, Bruno Mars will wear a hat during halftime, there will be a power outage, the MVP will thanks the owner first, there […]

  • 9 Largest Football Spreads You Can Bet This Weekend

    9 Largest Football Spreads You Can Bet This Weekend

    Gambling is wrong. It destroys lives, and can pull people into a cycle of addiction from which they often never recover. That said, during football season, there are always countless wonderful games to wager upon (legally), and we’ve picked a few here that offer HUGE spreads. A game with a huge spread isn’t any more […]