A copy of Geoff Mangum’s book has been kicking around the office for a couple of months. I hadn’t really had a chance to give it a good look until someone tossed it in my lap the other day and said “go for it.”

Gambling on the Internet is a tiny little book, small enough to fit in my shirt pocket, and yet it contains a surprising amount of information. The book lists its contents right on the cover:

So far so good, but what’s inside? The good 789betting news is there is actually a fair amount of good information between the wine-colored covers. Everything from the business side of internet gambling — including the key organizations and consultants — through a vast array of websites and on to horseracing and sports-betting is discussed.

Each section of the book has an introduction to get you up to speed on the subject at hand and enough details to get you started in whatever area interests you. And in each section there are more URLs than you can shake a stick at.

In fact the bulk of the book is website reviews, one per page. Actually one per half-page because the bottom half of each page is a (bad) photo of the respective site’s front page or logo. Unfortunately the reviews themselves are all over the map.

In some cases the reviews are brief, accurate and informative while others are downright misleading. Take Casino.com on p.70, for example, which Mr. Mangum states is “very useful as a consumer watchdog site.” With all due respect to Casino.com the fact is that that site is an infomercial run by Boss Media to interest players in online gambling and, in the words of a Boss Media representative, “funnel players to Boss Media casinos.” That’s not …