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Sports Betting - The Online Monster

By dt on August 29th, 2013 in Miscellaneous 23 comments
Sports Betting - The Online Monster
Gianluigi Buffon
With advancing technology, the rapid rise of the internet and the increasing security of online business transactions, the gambling industry has grown like a malignant cancer in the world of sport. Gone are the days when a man had to slink inconspicuously inside the betting shop in order to hide his shame. In the 21st century a man now has the option of frittering away his hard earned cash while on the go or from the comfort of his own home -- online betting, it is clear, has changed all the rules.

At first glance, you would think that the gambling industry would be satisfied with taking full advantage of the many gambling addicts who regularly fill its coffers. But this is no normal business enterprise; online betting is an insatiable beast. And as history has shown, if left unchecked, it will devour finances, livelihoods and even lives until nothing at all is left.

Sports betting is one popular means by which the gambling industry recruits its next generation of addicts. Online casinos play on the devotion that sports fans have for their teams, offering “incredible” odds not only on the result of each match, but even live bets on mini-events within the match itself.

Even football, the beautiful game, has been negatively affected by the ravages of this intangible monster. And not only have the fans been victims of online sports betting, but football players, managers, club presidents, club owners and even referees have been caught in its tentacles. Who can forget the Whistle Scandal that plagued the Brazilian football league in 2005, the 2011 K-League betting scandal in South Korea or the European football betting scandal that rocked the world in 2009, believed to have affected about 200 matches across nine countries? As might be expected, these immoral and illegal activities have close ties to organized crime syndicates all over the world. Gambling and violence, it seems, go hand in hand.

World renowned footballers have also been investigated regarding influencing matches due to sports betting, with the list including such names as Enzo Maresca, Antonio Chimenti and Gianluigi Buffon. And no, those names are not typos. Feel free to hit F5 to refresh your page and check again. Those who still insist on wasting their cash can consider this new F25 Promo code. Online sports betting is here and it is already deeply entrenched in our everyday lives. But even though the monster is all around us, it doesn’t mean that you have to fall prey to it.
By dt on August 29th, 2013 in Miscellaneous

Sports Betting - The Online Monster
23 responses
Madalena
10 Sep, 2013
The thing is: I'm not sure what the poor man can do. Personally, I'd go for the clippers but I don't think it would work unesls he went for the almost bald cut. Shaving that front bit off completely doesn't seem an option, though perhaps he might think of backcombing his eyebrows. The Archbishop of Canterbury is doing some interesting research in that area which might provide help for millions of men like McLaren.
Edevaldo
11 Sep, 2013
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11 Sep, 2013
Never one to watch Everett much. I was a bit too young, I think, and whatever moemry of him I have has been ruined by Michael MacIntye I think I'd probably agree with you about his characterisation of the Jordans of the world Thanks for the add. I've reciprocated it here and elsewhere. Your blog certainly helps me get my daily fill of classic satire.
Josue
11 Sep, 2013
colander on her head. You can't get cleaner than that. Kenny Everett, for whom Barry Cryer once wrote, had her and her ilk to a tee with Cupid Stunt.Nice blog. I've put you in my bllrgool, not that that's worth a damn (no one reads my rubbish, at least I hope they don't).
Princess
12 Sep, 2013
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22 Sep, 2013
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Bebo
24 Sep, 2013
Whatever happened to free cooeitptimn in the free world? I would imagine that punters are pretty well the same no matter where they live in Australia. We all like to maximise our return each time we have a go on the punt. So why are the punters in Victoria being singled out from those in the other States when it comes to the $100 free bet first bet bonus? Whose grasping interests are being served by not allowing punters in Victoria to take advantage of this offer from Sportsbet? If the culprits are the institutions I suspect, then all I can say is that I hope all their TV monitors blow up and may their betting slips be eaten by plagues of silver fish and the like. Also, may their ball-point pens constantly run out or get frequently nicked by losing punters determined to at come away with at least something! Bernard Huby.
Ailyn
25 Sep, 2013
Hi Bernard,Thanks for your comment.Just to shed some light on the rtotriceisn of free bets on Victorian customers. This is not decision we have made, but a legislative policy enforced by Victorian state law. We would very much like our new customers to get a free bet when they sign up but we cannot. For full info on this rtotriceisn, please Thanks,Chris McSportsbet.com.au
Aris
26 Sep, 2013
I have just viewed the video on Top Tote Plus and what is not meienontd anywhere in the presentation or on the webiste is what type of bets are covered by Top Tote Plus'.As I am an exotics punter I am interested in best tote odds for exotic bets ie quaddies, first 4 s, trifectas etc.Can you please enlighten me? http://ttkksqerwm.com [url=http://hnxbcnwuz.com]hnxbcnwuz[/url] [link=http://rkmvthilv.com]rkmvthilv[/link]
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26 Sep, 2013
AugisWell, I don't know whether it's the best one (I haven't seen much mini-football) but this is betuaiful goal, indeed.What's more, unlike with many other nice goals, it seems as the guy indeed meant to do what he achieved in the end.
Reza
28 Sep, 2013
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28 Sep, 2013
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Guilherme
29 Sep, 2013
Whatever happened to free ciitetmpoon in the free world? I would imagine that punters are pretty well the same no matter where they live in Australia. We all like to maximise our return each time we have a go on the punt. So why are the punters in Victoria being singled out from those in the other States when it comes to the $100 free bet first bet bonus? Whose grasping interests are being served by not allowing punters in Victoria to take advantage of this offer from Sportsbet? If the culprits are the institutions I suspect, then all I can say is that I hope all their TV monitors blow up and may their betting slips be eaten by plagues of silver fish and the like. Also, may their ball-point pens constantly run out or get frequently nicked by losing punters determined to at come away with at least something! Bernard Huby.
Romelyn
30 Sep, 2013
Another great video Dave!How did you do this interview did Ali have the quneoitss and just shoot her side of the interview and send it to you to make it look like a live 2 way?Many Thanks,michael http://dprzhp.com [url=http://nteflwq.com]nteflwq[/url] [link=http://qptyofgejyw.com]qptyofgejyw[/link]
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30 Sep, 2013
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Leticia
9 Oct, 2013
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Dhani
11 Oct, 2013
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Mustafa
3 Nov, 2013
What a plreusae to find someone who thinks through the issues
Eshak
12 Nov, 2013
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Murat
15 Nov, 2013
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17 Nov, 2013
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