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2012-06-07 10:22:16

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SK Planet today announced the launch of BettingSTAR, a Facebook application and virtual betting game that enables sports fans to use virtual game currency to bet on real life sporting events and games. The app launches with a contest surrounding the heated rivalry between the New York Yankees and New York Mets and their coming Major League Baseball game on June 10. Participants who correctly guess the outcome of the game by placing a bet on...

2012-06-07 02:24:19

DUBLIN, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SocIal Betting ServIce Launches Euro 2012 Tournament With EUR2,012 up for Grabs A brand new social betting concept [http://www.bragbet.com ] involving groups of friends relying on each other's football savvy and knowledge to win serious cash, has been unveiled by Irish startup BragBet to coincide with the Euro 2012 Championships. The BragBet Euro 2012 [http://www.bragbet.com ] contest, which will take the form of a beta trial...

2012-05-24 23:02:03

BetBomb.com, a free sports wagering website, is taking the nation by storm. Not a gambling site, BetBomb.com allows players to make picks against real spreads, lines and totals for all major league sports and some college sports as well (MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, NCAA included) using points as opposed to money. Players accrue and win additional points when wagering on games and can dedicate those points to enter weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and seasonal tournaments and promotional contests. Winners...

2012-05-17 10:22:54

LONDON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to offering industry-leading odds of 17/20 on a Bayern Munich win in normal time, bwin are giving away a free GBP50 bet for correctly guessing the time of the first goal in the Champions League final With the world's biggest club game just days away, bwin [http://bwinbetting.com ] is offering punters the chance to win a completely free GBP50 bet. Despite most pundits predicting a Real...

2012-05-03 22:20:20

LONDON, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Start spread betting the FTSE 100 [http://www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting ] index regardless of whether it rises or falls with spread betting and CFD trading provider, City Index. Spread Bet with City Index Before you start spread betting on the future price movements of major indices such as the FTSE 100, Wall Street index, Germany 30 and France 40 - you first need to look at which spread betting provider...

2012-04-25 11:51:24

In a study with implications for businesspeople in a global economy, researchers at the University of Chicago have found that people make more rational decisions when they think through a problem in a non-native tongue. People are more likely to take favorable risks if they think in a foreign language, the new study showed. "We know from previous research that because people are naturally loss-averse, they often forgo attractive opportunities," said UChicago psychologist Boaz Keysar, a...

2012-04-25 02:29:19

CHESTER, England, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle to win the Premier League looks set to go to the wire, with the pivotal clash between Manchester City and United at the Etihad Stadium coming up on Monday night. Chips.co.uk allows you to compare all the odds for both that match and an outright title winner from some of the biggest bookmakers in the country, ensuring you get the best possible bet. Can the Blues keep up the pressure to secure their first top...

2012-04-23 22:21:57

LONDON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spread betting with City Index [http://www.cityindex.co.uk ] enables investors the flexibility of going short and selling markets, enabling them to potentially profit from markets as the fall, as well as going long and potentially profit from rising markets as well. In the following easy-to-follow guide, beginners can learn how they can go short and sell on a trade with a spread betting account. Spread...

2012-04-19 22:21:26

LONDON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Learn how to spread bet [http://www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting/how-to-spread-bet.aspx ] shares with this step-by-step guide - I'll explain not only how you can take a position on a market that's falling, but also provide you with a comprehensive overview of spread betting and how you can access over 12,000 financial markets for only a small initial deposit. Spread Betting with City Index Spread betting is a popular...

2012-04-16 22:21:15

LONDON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New traders wanting to learn how to spread bet using an online trading platform can use this guide when spread betting with City Index. First, we provide you with a step-by-step guide to opening a City Index spread betting [http://www.cityindex.co.uk ] account, before showing you how to spread bet using an online trading platform. Start Spread Betting with City Index Spread betting is an easy access alternative to more...