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
4.22.19
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
Internet Insecurity

Online Betting Site Left Employees' Logins and Passwords Open to Hackers

The British betting site BetVictor allegedly left several administrative logins and passwords exposed through a search feature on its site, potentially allowing hackers to break into its internal systems.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.27.18
Soccer and Betting

English Soccer Has A Gambling Problem – Is It Time To Seek Help?

The betting industry is now "at the beating heart of the beautiful game," but a raft of recent incidents have raised serious questions about the relationship between football and gambling.
Alex Hess
6.12.17
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
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.
Ben Halls
3.1.17
premier league

Burnley FC's Joey Barton Charged by FA for Breaking Betting Rules

It's still uncertain exactly what actions the FA will take against Barton who broke betting rules 1,260 times in ten years
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.23.16
Donald Trump

Online Gamblers Are Betting Big Bucks on a Clinton Win

Bookie odds aren’t ideal measures, but they have a decent track record of predicting election wins.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.7.16
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
FIGHTLAND

Never the Underdog: Despite Year-Long Absence, Rousey Expected to Win at UFC 207

Despite the many strengths of Amanda Nunes, and the many question marks surrounding Ronda Rousey, the latter has been pegged as a big favorite ahead of their UFC 207 title fight.
Tom Taylor
10.14.16
Football

From Fixer Deterrent to Fantasy Lure: The History of the NFL Injury Report

Initially intended as a no-spin-zone, where injuries were out in the open so all fans—and, yes, bettors—felt comfortable they were watching an unadulterated game of pigskin, the NFL injury report has morphed into something far murkier.
Rick Paulas
10.12.16
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
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