Crime

Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard Arrested for Assault

English footballer Steven Gerrard has been arrested following an assault at a nightclub. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Dec/29/2008

Sahara Casino Armed Robbery Suspect Mug Caught on Tape

Las Vegas police have released stills of a man caught on video who is believed to have taken part in a robbery at the Sahara Casino two weeks ago.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/29/2008

PartyGaming is a Scary One-Eyed Monster With Little Bite

PartyGaming, once the world's largest online poker firm with more than half the market and a darling of the London Stock Exchange, has gone into free fall in recent years.  Amazingly, despite losi

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/29/2008

Doyle Brunson: Anurag Dikshit is Appropriately Named

In his latest blog, the man behind one of online poker's fastest growing rooms, Doylesroom.com, speaks candidly about Anurag D

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2008

South Korea: Internet Gambling Charges Up 700 Percent

This year, 1,681 people have been charged with illegal gambling over the Internet in South Korea compared to just 248 this year.  The rationale behind this:  In a struggling economy desperate peo

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/26/2008

PartyGaming Founder May Not Be Out Of Woods Yet

The online gambling sector was a little stunned last week when news first broke on sites such as Gambling911.com that PartyGaming co-founder, Anurag Dikshit, pled guilty to illegal Internet gamblin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/22/2008

Dikshit Prison Term Like Time At Resort Compared to India Jails

Anurag Dikshit, a co-founder of PartyGaming, pled guilty last week to illegal Internet gambling and agreed to cooperate with the U.S.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/22/2008

Armed Robbery at the Sahara Hotel Poker Room in Vegas

Las Vegas police were investigating an armed robbery at the Sahara Hotel that took place just before 6 pm Friday evening.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/20/2008

Anurag Dikshit Settlement to Open Up Can of Worms

The news that billionaire co-founder of online poker firm PartyGaming, Anurag Dikshit, has settled with the US Government for $300 million was bound to send shockwaves throughout the sector when th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2008

PartyGaming’s Anurag Dikshit to Settle With US Gov for $300 Mil

The billionaire co-founder of PartyGaming, Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2008

Grand Prive Online Casino Grand Theft

The highly respected APCW is reporting that online casino enterprise Grand Prive has shut down its affiliate program, leaving ad partners high and dry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/10/2008

Notorious Online Gambling Operator Faces Charges

Jeff Pearson, one of the original "online gambling operation scammers", has been taken into custody by Costa Rican authorities.  Pearson first set up Lucky's Casino in the late 1990's th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/10/2008

Man Indicted in Gambling Bust Faces Charges in Baby Beating

A Philadelphia man has been charged with violently beating his infant son. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2008

BetonSports Boss Wife Sits Down With Gambling911

Holly Kaplan is angry.  The wife of BetonSports founder, Gary Kaplan, is growing impatient with the US justice system.  It's been nearly two years since her husband was incarcerated and to date t

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/25/2008

10 to Life for Woman in Professional Poker Player Slaying

A woman has been sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for stabbing her husband-a professional poker player-to death in a Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, condominium last year.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/24/2008

BetonSports Founder Gary Kaplan Wife Responds to Accusations

BetonSports founder Gary Kaplan's wife, Holly, recently responded to an article appearing in the St.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/23/2008

Ecstasy Kingpin Desire to Sell Drugs Fueled by Gambling Addiction

Justice Frances Kiteley has sentenced ecstasy kingpin Sean Erez to 8 years behind bars after trying to deal in 4.5 kilos of cocaine, for which he was shot in an attempted robbery at a posh Toronto

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/22/2008

Costa Rican Sportsbook Owner a Rat Claims Site Moderator

Spring Valley police Officer David Lebron's defense lawyer today went after the character and testimony of a key prosecution witness, who had told the jury that Lebron tipped him off about pendin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/12/2008

Breaking News

NCAA to Study Possible Effects of Widespread Legal Wagering

NCAA to Study Possible Effects of Widespread Legal Wagering

The NCAA plans to study how the expansion of legalized betting could affect college athletics and member schools.

30 Percent Rally in Bitcoin Has Some Eyeing $10K

Bitcoin was sitting around the $7300 mark late Thursday up 30% in less than a one month period.  This has some investors talking $10,000.

A Bookie’s Guide to Creating a BetAlert Strategy for NFL Betting

NFL training camp starts next week, so online bookies are switching fears to NFL betting and getting a head start with the BetAlert tool. We’ve laid out a strategy for online bookies to use in order to get the most out of this tool. Get it here!