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Former Top Sheriff’s Deputy Charged for Selling Inside Info on Gambling Probe

Former Top Sheriff’s Deputy Charged for Selling Inside Info on Gambling Probe
A former top sheriff's deputy in Greenville County faces criminal charges after prosecutors say he sold inside information on investigations in return for payoffs from an illegal gambling operator.

Rastislav Paleta Leads Eureka Rozvadov for Day 3

Rastislav Paleta Leads Eureka Rozvadov for Day 3
Rastislav Paleta will enter day 3 of the €1,100 Eureka 5 Rozvadov as a chip leader. The Czech continues to earn from a great form these days...

New CNBC Primetime Program ‘American Vice’ Looks at Bookies, Poker World

New CNBC Primetime Program ‘American Vice’ Looks at Bookies, Poker World
A new CNBC Primetime show is set to premiere Wednesday March 4 at 10 pm ET.

WSJ: Amazon Twitch and Online Poker the Perfect Marriage

WSJ: Amazon Twitch and Online Poker the Perfect Marriage
The Wall Street Journal on Thursday featured an article about Amazon Twitch and how it is betting on Web poker to give the video uploading platform a nice boost.

What’s Everybody Betting On – February 27: Latest NBA, College Basketball Lines

What’s Everybody Betting On – February 27: Latest NBA, College Basketball Lines
Today’s betting action mostly centered on the NBA even though there are some College Basketball games on tap.

€119,200 Waiting for Eureka’s Rozvadov Winner

€119,200 Waiting for Eureka’s Rozvadov Winner
A record-breaking stand-alone Eureka Main Event attracted 664-entry field and created a €644,080 prize pool. Day 2 will see the bubble burst as 255 players arrived to continue after surviving first day.

Eureka Rozvadov Gets Stand-Alone Record Hitting 664 Total Players

Eureka Rozvadov Gets Stand-Alone Record Hitting 664 Total Players
664 players (including 4 no-shows) bought in for the €1,100 Eureka 5 Rozvadov Main Event to make it the biggest stand-alone event in tour's history.

Betting on the Olympics Now Allowed in Vegas

Betting on the Olympics Now Allowed in Vegas
Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.

Lefty Rosenthal Home Vegas Home Sells for $777K

Lefty Rosenthal Home Vegas Home Sells for $777K
A home once owned by late famed casino exec Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal has sold for a cool $777,000.

Adelson Camp a No-Show at Online Gaming Debate

Adelson Camp a No-Show at Online Gaming Debate
Washington, DC  - At a forum today to openly debate the issue of a federal online gaming ban, representatives supporting the ban, fueled by billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, failed to appear.

Ladbrokes Posts 9 Percent Fall in Profits

Ladbrokes Posts 9 Percent Fall in Profits
Ladbrokes said it intended to maintain its dividend in 2015, defying some analysts' expectations of a cut to help fund marketing costs, as it posted a 9 percent fall in annual profit.

Latest Joe Francis Lawsuit Supports Wynn Accusations of 'Illegal Spending'

Latest Joe Francis Lawsuit Accuses ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder of ‘Illegal Spendin
Lawyers who are attempting to collect approximately $2.2 million in debts owed by “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis claim much of that money was spent on his palatial Puerto Vallarta, Mexico estate.

What’s Everybody Betting On – February 26: Thunder, Liverpool FC

What’s Everybody Betting On – February 26: Thunder, Liverpool FC
While a slow wagering day overall with limited games in the NBA and nominal matchups for the most part in both College Basketball and Soccer there were still some good games on the board.

Malta Set to Host Biggest European Poker Tour Festival Ever Held

Malta Set to Host Biggest European Poker Tour Festival Ever Held
The PokerStars.com European Poker Tour (EPT) Malta Poker Festival is set to become the biggest event in the history of the Tour....

Gambling Ring Nets 27 Arrests

27 individuals have been arrested as part of a six-month investigation into an illegal gambling ring in California.

Internet Gambling Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania House

Internet Gambling Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania House
Pennsylvania State Rep. John Payne introduced a bill Wednesday that would legalize Internet gambling in what is the 6th most populous state in the U.S. 

What’s Everybody Betting On – February 25: Wichita State, Wake Forest

What’s Everybody Betting On – February 25: Wichita State, Wake Forest
There are 12 NBA games on tap this evening that should keep sports bettors and daily fantasy sports enthusiasts glued to their computers and television sets. 

Microsoft Bing’s Duane Forrester to Speak at Daily Fantasy Sports Expo

Microsoft Bing’s Duane Forrester to Speak at Daily Fantasy Sports Expo
Ticonderoga Ventures Inc. has announced that long time Microsoft Bing Webmaster Outreach Manager Duane Forrester will be speaking at the first ever Daily Fantasy Sports Expo in Miami Beach August 6-7.

Macau Casino Stocks Tanking as Revenues Continue to Decline

Macau Casino Stocks Tanking as Revenues Continue to Decline
Casino shares in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau fell Wednesday, a result weak travel expectations for the Lunar New Year holiday period and diminishing high roller activity.

Fantasy League Meeting With Ray Rice Reps on Wednesday

Fantasy League Meeting With Ray Rice Reps on Wednesday
$1 Million Endorsement Deal is on the Table: Only time will tell which of the many fantasy sports leagues popping up all over North America are destined to survive.

Sports Handicapper to the Stars Adam Meyer Ordered Into Rehab

Sports Handicapper to the Stars Adam Meyer Ordered Into Rehab
A sports handicapper charged with bilking a Wisconsin man out of $25 million and allegedly threatening him with bodily harm has been ordered into drug rehab after failing four drug tests and skipping on four others.

Oy Vey! ‘Prodfather’ Rabbi Charged in Kidnap Plot Was Mafia Mediator

Oy Vey! ‘Prodfather’ Rabbi Charged in Kidnap Plot Was Mafia Mediator
A New York City rabbi charged with kidnapping and threatening men with cattle prods who refused to grant their wives a divorce claims to have mediated Mafia disputes.

DFSE Speaker Jeff Ifrah Appears on ESPN to Talk NBA and Sports Betting

DFSE Speaker Jeff Ifrah Appears on ESPN to Talk NBA and Sports Betting
Jeff Ifrah this week appeared on ESPN discussing NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s stance regarding legalized sports betting and the National Basketball Association.

Montes Wins $240k on HPT in Black Hawk

Montes Wins $240k on HPT in Black Hawk
Jose Montes topped one of the largest fields in Heartland Poker Tour history on Monday to take home $240,523 and the coveted HPT Title.

‘Red King of Gambling’ Owes $160 Million, Threatened Creditors With Bodily Harm

‘Red King of Gambling’ Owes $160 Million, Threatened Creditors With Bodily Harm
The so-called “Red King of Gambling” is reportedly under investigation by Chinese authorities.  He is one of many high profile individuals in the world’s most populous nation....
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