Sportsbook Articles (Page 23)

Sportsbook Articles

Until Britain claimed the island from China under the Treaty of Nanking in 1842, Hong Kong was just a collection of fishing villages. In 1860, the Kowloon Peninsula became part of the c...
Many forms of gambling enjoyed in the world today were influenced in one way or another by China. For example, a lottery-type game now known as “Keno” helped finance construction of Chi...
As the 2010-11 Championship Titlists, Queens Park Rangers have once again returned to the top tier of British football after an unwelcome hiatus. Perhaps no other Club in the Premiershi...
Teams from Wales are an uncommon sight in the top tier of British football, which is all the more reason to pay attention when one bursts onto the Premiership stage. In 2011-12, Swansea...
Although records mention the existence of a Norwich Football Club as early as 1868, the official founding of the current team known as Norwich City F.C. was 1902. It occurred in June th...
Based in Aston, Birmingham, the Premier League football club known as Aston Villa can trace its roots back to the Villa Cross Wesleyan Chapel cricket team. Players reportedly met beneat...
To describe Arsenal’s beginnings as a football club as “modest” or “humble” would be an overstatement. During the 1880s, a Scotsman from Kirkcaldy in Fife named David Danskin was workin...
The Liverpool Football Club was formed at Anfield in 1892 and very quickly rose to the top of English football. They started out in the Lancashire League and immediately won the Liverpo...
The British overseas territory known as Gibraltar borders southern Spain, where it covers a mere six square kilometers comprising a single city-state. With about 28,000 inhabitants, it ...
Located in the Mediterranean Sea south of Turkey, Cyprus is an island a split identity. Although it gained independence from Great Britain in 1960, the northern third was occupied by Tu...
From 1921 onward, gambling was under a ban in Switzerland. Otherwise noted for its level-headedness in international affairs, the land-locked European nation maintained this prohibition...
Also referred to as Belorussia or Byelorussia, Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. For many decades it was part of the former Soviet Bloc and only gained its independence...