ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Internet gambling is off to a slow start in the United States, with banks hesitant to handle credit card payments for online bets and some politicians and casino moguls pushing to ban it, but there remains potential for great growth, participants in a major gambling conference agreed Wednesday. Three states currently offer Internet gambling:...» Read More
Thank you to everyone who submitted their best caption to our photo yesterday. We received more than 300 entries from all over the world, including captions from Guatemala, Australia and South Africa.
Today, I spent 35 minutes or so with the new Sports Illustrated cover model Bar Refaeli. In that short period of time, I found out that Bar does eat curly fries (I bought them for her in our cafeteria) and loves the Snuggie (she was surprised to find out how cheap it was).
As we approach the All-Star Game in Phoenix this weekend, the NBA has some pretty eye-opening statistics regarding its worldwide reach.
Over the past couple days, we've seen a lot of ticket price announcements from NFL teams to college football teams to NBA franchises. So what have teams done? Here's a list of recent ticket announcements.
The New York Mets are all over the Madoff client list document released last night. But the only New York Mets player on the list is Tim Teufel, who is linked to four accounts on the list.
The Madoff lists indicate that perhaps some money was lost from what many have called the best deal in the business of sports
A measly $81.5 million was wagered in Nevada on Super Bowl XLIII, according to the State's Gaming Control Board.
After the Super Bowl, we caught up agent Joel Segal, who represents Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes.
I think it's wait-and-see for Michael Phelps' sponsors, but you'll hear a lot about these morality clauses that are in endorsement contracts that allow a company to get out if their endorser messes up.
We are a world that likes to build people up and then is ready to tear them down. When athletes are torn down because of a mistake in their personal life, we only forget thanks to their sporting excellence.
The Super Bowl is a strange beast in that it's one of the only events where there isn't a true public sale.
After more than 300,000 votes over 11-day period, CNBC.com readers have made their decision. The ShamWow! is the best "As Seen On TV" product of all-time!
I called up Bodoglife.com sportsbook manager Richard Gardner to see what he had in store for this year's Super Bowl and how he came up with the odds for the strangest of bets.
We've received more than 200,000 votes on this "As Seen On TV" bracket and we're down to the final eight now, so cast your vote to send your favorite products/infomercials to the Final Four.
There's so much "chalk" entering the Elite Eight this morning that it almost feels like I'm looking at the women's basketball tournament. All four No. 1 seeds are still left, three No. 2 seeds and, accompanied by the shocker, the No. 14 seed Bowflex.
So we're pushing hard on the "As Seen On TV" bracket front and that's why we're proud to announce we got our first response from a "As Seen On TV" magnate.
As previously mentioned, Irish bookmaker Paddy Power had odds on what phrase President Obama would say first in his speech. Turns out it wasn't "Change has come." Instead, the first sentence out of his mouth included the phrase "As I stand here today", which was tied for third at 12-1 odds.
A promotion from the Illinois Lottery says that if a Blackhawks player scored exactly at the 10:00 mark in the second period, a lucky fan would win $1 million - and that's just what happened last night.
Where to begin on this auspicious day! First, the oddsmakers are out with what they expect to hear in Barack Obama's inaugural speech.
Earlier this week, the National Football League Players Association was denied an appeal of a lawsuit brought about by retired NFL players, who claimed that the union failed to market their names and likenesses. We now have the list of how much the top 10 retired players were paid last year.