Business & Financial

Steve Wynn Mulls Move to Macau

(Market Watch) - Wynn, during an interview Wednesday to promote the launch of Encore Macau, told CNBC he is looking at shifting the company headquarters to Macau, without providing

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2010

Daniel Tzvetkoff Lawyer Not Optimistic About Bail

An attorney for indicted Australia payment processor Daniel Tzvetkoff tells the Sydney Morning Herald he will likely have a tough time getting his client out on bail when the application is present

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/20/2010

Legal Online Gambling in the US Would Create 32,000 Jobs

A study released by H2 Gambling Capital suggests that some 32,000 jobs can be created in the United States with the legalization of online gambling.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/20/2010

Merge Poker Gets Boost With Sportsbook.com

The Merge Poker Network has moved up in the ranks following a major deal to bring on Sportsbook.com's thriving customer base.  Just a few days ago, Merge had a mere 200 plus real cash players on a

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/19/2010

PokerStars Aquires Online Poker Portals

The world's largest online poker room, PokerStars.com, on Monday announced the acquisition of several online poker portals.  Among them: PokerPages.com, PlayWinningPoker.com and Poker-Babes.com, t

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/19/2010

Planet Hollywood Offers Chance to See Marilyn Monroe’s Boobs

Planet Hollywood may have had its ups and downs over the years, but with revelations that the casino is going to offer patrons the opportunity to see Marilyn Monroe's boobs in a most unique ways, p

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/18/2010

Las Vegas Review-Journal Sues Online Gambling Portal

A company associated with the Las Vegas Review-Journal is suing the popular online gambling portal Majorwager.com claiming it has posted the online newspape

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/18/2010

Marvel Comics Commits Material Breach Claims Cryptologic

CryptoLogic Limited (TSX: CRY)(TSX: CXY)(NASDAQ: CRYP)(LSE: CRP), a global developer of branded online betting games and Internet casino software, announces that arbitration proceedings have been f

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2010

PartyGaming and Bwin to Merge This Summer

(Reuters) - Online gambling groups PartyGaming and Bwin, long the subject of merger speculation, will complete a deal this summer, an Austrian magazine reported on Friday without citing sources.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2010

Sportingbet to Move up from Aim

By Pan Kwan Yuk

Financial Times UK

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/15/2010

BetOnLine.com New Ownership Should Keep Ship Afloat

BetOnLine.com has new ownership that's been getting gradually integrated over the past few months and the news is good I, Jagajeet Chiba, can report with blitheness.

Three individuals we know and respect here at Gambling911.com are now involved with the overall management of the company according to various reports.  They are former management from BetOnSports, MVP Sportsbook and Sportsbook.com and I would like for them each to get the recognition they rightfully deserve on the Googles.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/15/2010

Newspaper Industry Looks to Online Gambling to Boost Profits

Mainstream newspapers in Australia and the United States are starting to plug into the streets paved with gold - online gambling, following the lead from our United Kingdom based media mates.

Media Man and Gambling911 probe the situation in an Aussie - Yankee double investigation, with earlier indicators showing that newspapers are seeing the "green", following the money trail to gambling, be it in AUD, USD, GBP or monetary other denominations.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/15/2010

Online Sportsbooks Mean Big Business For Online Poker

Some in the online poker community choose to brandish sports betting as "shady" and "not as important in the whole scheme of things" when it comes to the online gambling sector.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/15/2010

Steve Wynn Divorce Among Most Expensive

Steve Wynn's $1 billion divoce may be the most expensive ever, at least according to Wynn.  He and his wife Elaine split their 38 percent stake in Wynn Resorts Ltd.  Elaine walked away with $955

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/15/2010

Betfair Closer to IPO

We haven't seen many IPOs in the online gambling sector in recent years.  That may be about to chance as Betfair reportedly prepares to go public.

Betfair has hired Morgan Stanley director Mark Brooker as head of strategy, according to EGR Magazine. It is the first in a series of anticipated moves prior to the potential £1.5bn flotation.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/15/2010

Donald Trump Gains Control of Casinos

Donald J. Trump is hoping the third time will be the charm.

As it prepares to exit bankruptcy court for the third time, Trump Entertainment Resorts and its three Atlantic City casinos will be under the control of Mr. Trump and bondholders after a court ruling on Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2010

Tiger Woods Return Great for Sportsbooks

LAS VEGAS -- Tiger Woods' comeback to golf has not only been good for ratings, but it's also a big hit with Las Vegas sportsbooks.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/11/2010

Crown Casino Faced With Bad PR as Key Event Approaches

In the land "down under" sometimes hard news is kept quite for a while, but invariably the cat gets out of the bag.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/11/2010

Betting on 2010 Masters Breaks Records

Betting on the 2010 Masters traffic has been brisk at Gambling911.com, though it can hardly be seen as rivaling that of the Super Bowl or Oscars (or the upcoming Kentucky Derby for that matter). 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/10/2010

Cake Poker Network Launches Three New Partner Sites

Popular poker aggregator Cake Network announces three new sites that have joined the Network - JuicyStakes, BeteXpress, and KakuyPoker.

JuicyStakes (juicystakes.com), a casino site popular for its retro design styling and it's unique and copious player promotions, is adding poker to their offerings by joining the Cake Network.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2010

Wynn Terminates Philadelphia Deal

A Foxwoods Casino in Philadelphia?  It's not happening.  At least Wynn will no longer be part of the project.

Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) announced Thursday that Development Associates, LLC, and certain other of its wholly owned subsidiaries have terminated all agreements and negotiations with respect to a potential investment in the Foxwoods Casino project in Philadelphia, PA.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2010

Crown Casino Ready for War with Sydney’s Star City

Casino wars are about to explode down under between Sydney (The Blues) and Melbournites (Melbourne).

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/07/2010

Online Poker Continues to Grow at Healthy Pace

The worldwide online poker market continues to grow at a healthy but unspectacular pace.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/05/2010

World Series of Poker Being Sued by Everest Poker

Everest Poker, an online poker venture, is suing to get out of a $22.5 million sponsorship deal with the World Series of Poker (WSOP). 

A lawsuit was filed in federal court in Las Vegas on Thursday by Ultra Internet Media S.A. against the Harrah's Entertainment Inc. subsidiary that owns the World Series of Poker.  Ultra is saying they are incorporated under the laws of Nevis, West Indies.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/05/2010

Frank Sinatra Former Casino Latest Vegas Fatality

The roulette wheel has stopped spinning and there is no more blackjack at Frank Sinatra's former casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/01/2010

William Hill Looks to Boost Market Share: Don’t Hold Your Breath

The UK's second largest bookmaker, William Hill, is looking to increase its marketing share by hiring a new advertising agency, The Bank

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/01/2010

Ladbrokes Online Casino Affiliate Program to Withhold Funds

Casino Affiliate Programs April Fools WTF Awards: Ladbrokes "Income Access"

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/31/2010

Macau Murder for Hire Tie-ing Las Vegas Sands

Reuters was revealed on Wednesday (local time) the ties to casino gambling in Macau and the underworld of organized crime which threatens to place the Las Vegas Sands in jeopardy. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/30/2010

Ladbrokes to Hire Top Vet

Ladbrokes, the UK's largest bookmaker, is poised to hire Richard Glynn, chairman of Sporting Index, the spread betting group, as its new chief executive.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/28/2010

888.com in Breach of Gambling Act? Goes Off Line

Australia's communication's watchdog is investigating 888.com for an apparent breach of the integrated gambling act.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/23/2010

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Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Following a sharp decline in its price from over $6000 to around $3500 these last five months, Bitcoin was at a one-month high Monday, up nearly 7% on the day to just over $3800.

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

This week, the ‘Malta Gaming Authority -MGA’ has announced a trio of licensee suspensions for online gambling companies.