Business & Financial

Las Vegas Sands Eyes Japan, Thailand

HONG KONG (TheStreet.com) -- Las Vegas Sands(LVS Quote) is eyeing further expansion

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2009

Las Vegas Rebound Riding on $8.5B CityCenter

LAS VEGAS - (Associated Press) - Sin City is pinning its biggest bet ever - $8.5 billion - on a 67-acre, six-tower complex of striking hotels, gourmet restaurants, swank shops and a single casino t

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2009

Youbet Churchill Downs Deal May Not Go Through

At least five different shareholders of the horse racing website YouBet.com Inc. have expressed disillusion over a proposed merger with Churchill Downs, Inc.

Charles Proctor of the Los Angeles Business Journal reports that these individuals have filed lawsuits in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging that Churchill Downs is underpaying for the Burbank-based company.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/30/2009

Sands China Down 10 Percent

HONG KONG, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Sands China's (1928.HK) weak stock market debut in Hong Kong on Monday signals a lack of investor appetite for a casino gaming company with a high valuation and an unc

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2009

Banks Wanted Delay in Online Gambling UIGEA Reqs Too

It wasn't just the online gambling sector and ally Congressman Barney Frank who wanted a delay to implementation of Web gambling prohibition.  The banks made a similar request.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/29/2009

Dubai Debts Fears Hit Casino Industry

Fears over Dubai's announcement that they will be delaying payment of debt has hit casino stocks.  News broke on Friday that a possible debt default at Dubai state-owned conglomerate Dubai World D

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/27/2009

BetFred.com Sees UIGEA Delay Good for Euro Online Poker

A 6 month delay of bank regulations associated with the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act passed in October 2006 is a good thing, so say some in the European online poker market. 

The new reqs were set to go into effect December 1.  Gambling911.com broke the story Wednesday that a settlement had been reached between Congressman Barney Frank and the US Treasury Department to delay the process another 6 months

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/27/2009

Aced.com Online Poker Story Big Read in November

One of the most controversial stories to appear on the Gambling911.com website during the month of November centered on Merge Poker Network's online poker room, Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/24/2009

Online Gambling Industry in Costa Rica Goes Green

The online gambling Mecca of San Jose, Costa Rica, is about to go green thanks to one soul known as "Search Engine Bob".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/24/2009

BWIN and 888 Dismiss Takeover Reports

eGaming Review Magazine is reporting on Friday that Austrian-based BWIN and online gambling giant 888.com have dismissed acquisition talks.  Rumors have b

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/20/2009

Betting on the World Economy: Bank Warns of Global Collapse

Société Générale is advising its customers how to deal with a possible financial collapse in the global market. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/19/2009

Ireland Economy Will be Hurt by Thierry Henry Handball

The London Sun on Friday reported on how Arsenal ace Thierry Henry's handball that helped France to advance into the 2010 World Cup against Ireland could harm the later country financially. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Nov/19/2009

Female Viagra Arouses the Interest of Oddsmakers

With news that the new antidepressant drug flibanserin is being viewed as the "female Viagra", online oddsmakers are taking notice both Stateside and abroad. 

"Female loss of sexual desire does not have to mean a lost wager!" says Payton O'Brien, Senior Editor of the Gambling911.com website.  "BetUS.com has already taken notice and plans on releasing odds related to the new female Viagra in the not-so-distant future."

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Nov/18/2009

Pollack WSOP Resignation Leaves Many Poker Pros Sad

Jeffrey Pollack's surprise resignation last week as Commissioner of the World Series of Poker has left many in the poker community scratching their heads.

"It's been a very good run, and I'm proud of the growth that the tournament, and poker, for that matter, have experienced," Pollack told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. "I came into this role with a certain set of objectives, and now there's a sense of accomplishment of how the World Series of Poker has expanded."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2009

Threat Seen to Nevada’s Sports Betting Monopoly

By Richard N. Velotta and Brian Wargo, Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Introducing UB.com: The New Name in Online Poker

Tagged by players as "UB" for much of its decade online, UltimateBet has embraced the Poker Room's nickname, and

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Online Poker Traffic has Full Tilt Catching Up

While PokerStars remains light years ahead of its closest competition in the world of online poker, Full Tilt Poker is in a much better position now compared to where PokerStars was when they once

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/16/2009

Las Vegas Stripper Mobile Raises Safety Concerns

A Las Vegas Stripper Mobile has commissioners up in arms.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/13/2009

Merge Poker Players Now Getting Paid Through PIC Club

Good news for those online poker players caught in the middle of a high profile payment feud between the Merge Online Poker network and PIC Club Poker, a payment platform.  These players are final

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/12/2009

Pacquiao/Cotto Fight Could Help Vegas Economy

It's the fight everybody has been waiting for:  Pacquiao/Cotto will pack them in.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2009

MahjongTime Online Casino Affiliate Program Closes

Income Access sent out an ominous message to its members on Wednesday, warning them that they have severed ties with the MahjongTime online casino affiliate program.  They cite "payment conce

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2009

Churchill Downs to Buy Youbet.com for $126.4 Mil

(Reuters) - Racetrack operator Churchill Downs Inc (CHDN.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) agreed to buy Youbet.com Inc (UBET.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) in a deal valued at $12

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/11/2009

Aced.com Online Poker Room Can’t Pay Players

Online poker players appear to be in the line of fire of a highly publicized payment dispute between money processing platform PIC Club Poker and the Merge Poker Network.

Gambling911.com has obtained an email correspondence between one of Merge Poker's online sites whereby a customer is told flat out they cannot pay him.  The online poker room in question is Aced.com, which operates on the Merge network.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2009

PartyGaming Gets Ready for Return to US

ONLINE gaming group PartyGaming said yesterday it had completed the acquisition of the World Poker Tour brand, positioning itself for a return to the US market when legislation allows it.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/10/2009

Bookie Pounded by Punters

Punters got the better of bookmaker Stan James last year with the chain showing a £285,800 loss against a profit of £2.8m in the previous year.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/08/2009

PIC Club CEO Chuck Kidd Letter to Poker Players

In case you haven't been following the drama on Gambling911.com for the past week, online poker payment platform PIC Club Poker has been involved in a heated exchange with Merge Poker network over

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2009

Online Poker Regulation Could Mean $41 Bil. For US

As the clock continues to tick, inching closer and closer to the official December 1st compliance deadline for the Unlawful In

Liverpool Boots Ladbrokes With Online Sportsbook 188Bet

Asian online sportsbook operator 188Bet has replaced the United Kingdom's largest bookmaker as sponsor for Liverpool FC according to reports.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Nov/05/2009

Online Sportsbooks: Yankees Win No Real Loss for Bookies

Sure it stung a little, by default the betting public will wager on the New York Yankees winning a World Series from the start of the regular season straight on through.  But in this series, the P

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2009

Breaking News

DC Sports Betting Bill Introduced

Washington, DC Councilmember Jack Evan’s newly introduced bill would legalize sports betting while also placing regulations.

CEEGC 2018 Budapest Kicks Off in Under a Week

CEEGC 2018 Budapest Kicks Off in Under a Week

There are only 6 days left until the third edition of the Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference (CEEGC) and Awards (CEEG Awards) opens its doors and gives access for the industry to benefit of this unique opportunity in the CEE region for learning and networking.

How to Make Money Bookmaking Online

There are obviously millions of different ways to make money in this world, and a lot of ways can be done online. However one of the best ways to make money online is to actually become a bookie and accept action through online websites.