betting

The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Can Win Enough Money to Fill the Iron Bank Betting on Wild 'GoT' Theories

If you worked on the show and want to make some quick money, hit us up.
River Donaghey
3 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gamblers Made $270,000 Betting That Trump Would Lie a Bunch in His Address

"We knew we were in trouble early with this one," a bookmaker said.
River Donaghey
1.9.19
The Tight Squeeze Issue

You're More Likely to Be Hit by a Meteor Than Win the Lotto Jackpot

But Americans still spend more on lottery games than sports tickets, books, video games, movie tickets, and music combined.
Haisam Hussein
3.15.17
Stuff

Gun Skins and Live-Streamed Blackjack: The Strange New Face of Online Gambling

Here, thousands of people are siphoning their money away to corporations who, on the face of it, are game producers, but in essence are income rakers to the fullest extent.
Joe Bish
10.29.16
Stuff

The Serious Business of Betting on Horse Racing

This is not a social activity. I don't even know if people here are having what I would call fun. Show some respect, service is in session. People here aren't looking for trouble or to get wild, they are here to die with some dignity.
Jordan Foisy
10.5.16
Sports

A Prison Bookie Explains How Inmates Gamble on the Super Bowl

Eddie runs a betting pool, also known as a "ticket," in federal prison, and says he's made about $7,000 in less than a year.
Anonymous
2.6.16
Sports

​We Asked an Expert Why It's So Easy to Fix Tennis

Well, Obviously You Only Need to Bribe One Person
Maddison Connaughton
1.19.16
Stuff

The Strange and Disgusting Things People Do in Casinos

We got six casino workers to tell us their best and worst anecdotes.
Ionuț Axinescu
10.2.15
VICE vs Video games

Odds Are eSports Betting Is Here to Stay

Who wants to bet on IRL sports when you can risk your rent on the fortunes of elves and orcs?
Matt Porter
7.7.15
Stuff

Meeting the Guys Who Still Love Greyhound Racing

Australia's live baiting scandal almost brought greyhound racing to its knees. We went to Sandown Park to meet some remaining fans and hear why they've stuck by it.
Max Rann
5.14.15
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...
Rachael Ferguson
3.20.14