The VICE Guide to Betting on Hockey
With the US Supreme Court effectively making sports gambling legal in all states, here's what you should know before you start betting on NHL games.
Here's What You Need to Know About Legalized Sports Betting
Some states, like New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania could have legalized gambling as early as the football season.
I Got Stoned in Vegas and Placed a Bunch of Silly Sports Bets
Dave Lozo documents a night out in Vegas and his attempt to turn $150 into $3,100.
the bookmakers' war
A Safe Bet: How Bookmakers Are Waging War on Persistent Winners
Bookmakers are excluding persistent winners as "liabilities". It's perfectly legal, if not entirely fair. But these high-stakes gamblers still find ways to bet – and now the liabilities are starting to fight back.
Unusual Suspect: The Rise and Fall of Owen Hanson, Former USC Athlete and Alleged Drug Kingpin
In a decade, Owen Hanson went from playing football and volleyball at USC to being the subject of a major FBI investigation into drug-trafficking, money-laundering, and illegal gambling.
VICE World of Sports
VICE World of Sports Episode Guide: The Line
In the latest episode of VICE World of Sports, we dive into the boundaries between legal and illegal betting—and the uglier side to the age-old practice.
Liam Daniel Pierce
A Mug's Game: How Twitter Tipsters Are Profiting on Losing Bets
Operating in an unregulated corner of the internet, Twitter tipsters can earn money when the very people they are advising lose their bets. Despite their ties to major bookmakers, many ignore industry guidelines without facing sanctions.
VICE Sports Q&A: Ex-Interpol Agent Chris Eaton on What to do About Match-Fixing
An expert talks about the development of the sports betting industry, now worth $2 trillion annually, and how governments can combat about match-fixing and betting fraud.
Here’s the Harper Government’s Game Plan for the Next Four Months
Security, justice, and a (hopefully) balanced budget are all on Harper's to-do list.
How to Get Into Sketchy Sports Betting
Most sports betting is still underground, but the internet has made it more convenient. Paying off your illegal gambling debts, however, will never be as painless as paying for an mp3.
The Evolutionary Resilience Issue
The Wide World of Bookies
Betting on sports is only legal in four states: Delaware, Montana, Nevada, and Oregon. The rest of the country has to make its bets illegally, through bookies. As with any enterprise that holds the promise of easy money, there’s never a shortage of...