Printer Friendly

NetProphet: Time zones.

Byline: Alex Hankin

WITHthe recent kerfuffle about time-lag on racing broadcasts, it was interesting to read on the gambling blogs, about a time-delay `scam' ring being uncovered in Hong Kong.

The gang, busted for illegal bookmaking, had links to the Triads (who doesn't?), and posted people at football matches in England and Spain, who relayed instant goal news via mobile phones.

The Hong Kongbased team then leapt in to bet in-running with local net bookies, who presumably had a longer time-lag on their own information feed. Genius.
COPYRIGHT 2005 MGN LTD
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2005 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Feb 2, 2005
Words:87
Previous Article:Net Prophet: Har tnet t of f on another mis sion int o the futur e.
Next Article:Greyhounds: Bess saves her best for last in Futurity final.


Related Articles
net prophet: The Betfair scoop of the century - or perhaps not.
We saved Britain's bookies; Net Prophet.
Net prophet: Netprophet Awards.
Tsunami charities to benefit if pounds 150 bet pays dividends.
Letter: Harmless Lottery fun will stay that way.
IN BRIEF: Vote early and vote often; NET PROPHET.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters