Hong Kong Jockey Club Encouraged by Dutch Internet Ruling

HONG KONG – As reported by the South China Morning Post: “The Hong Kong Jockey Club is taking encouragement from a Dutch court ruling in the battle to protect its betting from foreign Internet poachers. Giant bookmaking firm Ladbrokes has agreed to block its Holland-based punters from placing Internet sports bets after a decision in […]

With that in mind, here’s the casino analysis of risk:

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Taking sports bets on a server located in the U.S. Taking sports bets on a U.S. server is the most clearly illegal activity, and as a result, probably no one has ever risked trying it. Taking sports bets over U.S. phone lines. BetOnSports (2006, prison); Bodog (2012, pending) Taking sports bets on a foreign server. […]

The Average Winning Hand in Blackjack

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  Eighteen and Lower Is a Cruddy Zone Studies have been made through the years in casinos all over the world, based on millions of hands, as to what it really takes to win a hand of Blackjack. The answer makes a lot of sense. The average winning hand in Blackjack is 18 ½. That […]

Green Report: What Do French Fries and Your Car Have in Common?

Biodiesel is an Unorthodox but Relevant Alternative Fuel Did you know that fuel could come from an organic source as well as petroleum? While I knew about the benefits and the drawbacks regarding diesel, “biodiesel” was initially an unfamiliar topic. After a little research its starting to win me over. Before I state why heres […]

First Official Photos of Jaguar X-Type Estate

Jaguar Joins Audi, BMW, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo with Versatile Wagon On Friday, August 15, Jaguar offered up the first pictures its new X-Type Estate (station wagon) that is scheduled debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show on September 9, 2003. Jaguar states that in Europe over one third of station wagon purchasers make their choice […]

Canadian Vehicle Sales Slumped by 8.9 Percent in June

Preliminary July Sales Showed 11 Percent Positive Rebound If youre thinking that domestic sales are slipping a bit lately, Statistics Canada announced that new vehicle sales were down significantly in June as well, compared to the same month last year. June 2003 sales reached 129,997 units, 8.9 percent lower than June 2002 sales. Also of […]

General Motors 1: Avanti 0 in Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

Avantis Studebaker XUV Sport Utility Will Have to Change Avanti Motor Corp., best known for its reincarnated Studebaker Avanti replica, has agreed to modify the design of its upcoming sport utility vehicle. The two companies came to an amicable agreement out of court. First shown at the Chicago Auto Show, the Studebaker XUV (Xtreme Utility […]

Bugatti EB16.4 Veyron Ready to Rumba with 987-HP

Volkswagen is the Envy of the Premium Car World with 3 Ultra-Lux Brands Unless youre a car enthusiast you may not know what a Bugatti is, but to those on the inside the storied automakers upcoming model is probably the most intoxicating car to ever grace the planet. The EB16.4 Veyrons quad-turbocharged 8.0-L W16 engine […]

Mercedes-Benz AMG Tweaked C-Class to Get More Power

C55 AMG to Boast Naturally Aspirated Version of E55 AMG Engine Mercedes-Benz, long since a leader among luxury carmakers, has pumped up the power in recent years with ultra-fast AMG variants of all its models. Not willing to let the new Audi S4, next-generation BMW M3, and for that matter, Cadillac CTS-V steal all of […]