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James Bond; Lottery

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Staying with James Bond, we learn that William Hills have opened a book on how many films Daniel Craig will play the secret agent in.

Four films is the 7-4 favourite, with 12-1 on Craig playing

Posted: 23rd, November 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


James Bond Strips

Shaken Not Stirred

“There is no higher stakes in poker than the shirt of a man’s back,” says Englishman Jon Young, the World Strip Poker Champion.

He wants to take on Bond in a strip poker contest. “Bond rates himself

Posted: 17th, November 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


About The Houses

YOU have to hand it to Rupert and Mandy. Getting into the property market when the boom was just about to start was a masterstroke.

Rupert and Mandy are so successful at the property game that their dinner parties have

Posted: 16th, November 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pamela Anderson’s Busted Flush

Pammy’s Busted Flush

Pamela Anderson is no longer as big in poker as she is in bikinis. Pamelapoker.com, Pammy’s eponymous online poker room, has closed.

The operation has been taken over by Doylesroom.

The news comes just four months after

Posted: 15th, November 2006 | In: Money | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rooney’s Dream Team

Everytime’s A Winner

Psssst! Wanna win the lottery? It’s easier than you think.

A group of university types have come up with a winning formula. The syndicate from Bradford University ensure that every one of the 49 Lotto numbers is

Posted: 3rd, November 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fruity Bets

King’s Ransom

Alex King bet his pal Lord Edward Davenport £100,000 that he could gatecrash the premier of The History Boys movie and shake hands with Prince Charles and the very fragrant Camilla. King achieved his objective, vaulting the VIP

Posted: 18th, October 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Party’s Over

The Poker Party is over. The US Congress passed legislation on Sept. 30 making it unlawful for credit-card companies to collect payments for transactions with online-gaming sites.

PartyGaming, the world’s largest publicly traded online gaming company, and 888 say they

Posted: 10th, October 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Keeping A Clean Council

THE chat forum on Yatton Parish Council’s website has been closed for mentioning gambling.

Parish council chair, Faith Moulin, says: “People have been clicking on the links and have found something really awful. There is a facility for forum members

Posted: 6th, October 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Poor Players

Best Buy

A shirt worn by Manchester United player George Best has sold at auction for £24,000. The shirt, won by Best in United’s 8-2 thumping of mighty Northampton Town in 1970, was bought by an anonymous buyer.

Poor Players

Posted: 28th, September 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hello, Stud

Adios

The interesting football transfer of Argentine superstars Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano to West Ham United has caused William Hill to open a book on when the pair will leave the club. Punters can get 8-11 on the players

Posted: 22nd, September 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


There Are Limits

The eight possible locations for the sighting of Britain’s only super casino are writing their bids.

Blackpool, Wembley Stadium, Cardiff, Glasgow, the Millennium Dome, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sheffield are competing to host the country’s biggest slot (up to

Posted: 21st, September 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Agassi Wins

Old Red Eyes

By now Andre Agassi should just about have stopped crying. The tennis ace has retired from the game, and his eyes are red with tears. But there is hope for more success in the Agassi household. Punters

Posted: 20th, September 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Strip Poker

Naked Ambition

Slough has a new hero. John Young, a 32-year-old freelance writer, won the £10,000 first prize in the World Strip Poker Championship (no-limit hold ‘em), held at the Cafe Royal in London. Having seen off the challenge of

Posted: 8th, September 2006 | In: Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0