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PokerStars Parent Company Amaya to Begin Trading on Nasdaq

PokerStars Parent Company Amaya to Begin Trading on Nasdaq

(Reuters) - Amaya Inc, the owner of online gambling sites PokerStars and Full Tilt, said on Wednesday its shares will begin trading on the Nasdaq on June 8 after getting exchange approval.

NBA Gambling Ref Tim Donaghy to Appear in CNBC Film ‘Dishonesty’

Disgraced NBA Gambling Ref Tim Donaghy to Appear in New CNBC Film ‘Dishonesty’

A former NBA referee implicated for his role in a wagering scandal will be appearing in a new CNBC film “Dishonesty”.  The program debuts Thursday May 28 at 10 pm EST.

U.S. Justice Dept Issues Send-Off to FIFA Execs and Others in Bribery Indictment

U.S. Justice Dept Issues Send-Off to FIFA Execs and Others in Bribery Indictment

Our friends at Ifra Law were quick to offer their own take on Wednesday’s shock indictments of several high ranking FIFA execs. 

Cristiano Ronaldo Joins PokerStars – Will Act as Brand Ambassador

Cristiano Ronaldo Joins PokerStars – Will Act as Brand Ambassador

Portuguese football/soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Team PokerStars as a brand ambassador and will promote the game and the brand in global marketing campaigns, PokerStars

Hold Your Horses: Zayat Shock ‘I Love You’ Texts Contradict "I Never Met You' Depo

Hold Your Horses: Zayat Shock ‘I Love You’ Texts Contradict "I Never Met You' De

G911 learns that American Pharoah’s owner Ahmed Zayat’s relationship with the plaintiff accusing him of owing more than $2 million in gambling debts goes much deeper than anyone could ever have imagined. 

Bankruptcy Filings Suggest Zayat ‘Consistently Provided Inaccurate Info’

Bankruptcy Filings Suggest Zayat ‘Consistently Provided Inaccurate Info’

The sport of horsing has long been about honesty and ethics --- and here we have a horse on the verge of making history.  His name is American Pharoah.

US Homeland Security Asked to Get Involved in Ahmed Zayat Gambling Case

US Homeland Security Asked to Get Involved in Ahmed Zayat Gambling Case

An individual claiming to be owed substantial monies from American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat has requested the assistance of the U.S. Homeland Security, Gambling911.com can report

G911 Responds to Haley Hintze Hit Piece: Calls Her Out on Past Dealings

G911 Responds to Haley Hintze Hit Piece: Calls Her Out on Past Dealings

Gambling 911 owner and publisher Chris Costigan has responded to a personal attack made by a poker news website that blames him in part for the fiasco involving Lock Poker

Adelson Lawsuit to be Heard in Nevada

Adelson Lawsuit to be Heard in Nevada

A Nevada judge has decided a wrongful termination case against Macau-based Sands China Ltd. and Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson can stay in Nevada mainly due to influence Adelson wielded over the company.

Bookies in Atlanta – Fulton County: Worst Fan Base in the U.S.

Bookies in Atlanta – Fulton County: Worst Fan Base in the U.S.

Let’s face it, Atlanta and Fulton County typically ranks among the worst fan bases in the United States despite having some decent professional sports teams, most notably right now the NBA Hawks

Abbas Pahlewani Leads Eureka Hamburg High Roller After Day 1

Abbas Pahlewani Leads Eureka Hamburg High Roller After Day 1

Abbas Pahlewani is leading the record-breaking Eureka Hamburg €2k High Roller after Day 1. There were 81 participants, making it the biggest stand-alone Eureka High Roller.

Lay Betting a Concern for Gamblers With 2015 Belmont Amidst Zayat Claims

Lay Betting a Concern for Gamblers With 2015 Belmont Amidst Zayat Claims

Could horse owners opt to lay their horses in order to win big wagers at this year's Belmont Stakes race or any other race for that matter.  There is precedence for this sort of thing.

58-Year-Old Gaming Exec Dies Suddenly From Apparent Infection

58-Year-Old Gaming Exec Dies Suddenly From Apparent Infection

The 58-year-old managing director of German gaming device maker, Merkur Gaming, died suddenly from an apparent chest infection late last week, the company reported. 

Zayat a ‘Very Generous Man’ Say Defenders Amidst G911 Groundbreaking Reports

Zayat a ‘Very Generous Man’ Say Defenders Amidst G911 Groundbreaking Reports

American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat may be a “welcher, perjurer and resume padder” according to his detractors, but Gambling911.com sought to locate those who are supportive of the outspoken Zayat.

Swedish Media Goes Gaga Over Gambling911 Jacobson Scoop

Swedish Media Goes Gaga Over Gambling911 Jacobson Scoop

Aftonbladet, one of Sweden’s largest newspapers, celebrated this weekend following news that its native son, Martin Jacobson, will be taking part in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event.

Three More Found Guilty in Legends Sports Billion Dollar Sportsbook Case

Three More Found Guilty in Legends Sports Billion Dollar Sportsbook Case

Three other individuals tied to what authorities call a billion dollar sports betting business were found guilty in an Oklahoma City federal court.

Ahmed Zayat Sued Racing Authority Because His Horse Was Hurt While Racing

Ahmed Zayat Sued Racing Authority Because His Horse Was Hurt While Racing

In the Monday version of What Do We Know About American Pharoah Owner Ahmed Zayat, we learn that he once sued the New York Racing Authority (NYRA).  He did so because his horse got hurt while racing.

Imad Fakhro Gets Over 200K Mark at Eureka Hamburg Main Event

Imad Fakhro Gets Over 200K Mark at Eureka Hamburg Main Event

Imad Fakhro bagged 206,600 to finish Day 1b of the €1,100 Eureka 5 Hamburg Main Event in chip lead.

Ahmed Zayat: Presidential Consultant, Inventor of Heineken Light, Raised $1 Bil In 7 Days

Ahmed Zayat: Presidential Consultant, Inventor of Heineken Light, Raised $1 Bil

Amazing Claims Made Under Oath of Perjury Include Harvard Attendance and To Have Been Offered the Job of CEO of Heineken

Ahmed Zayat Accuser Howard Rubinsky Issues Statement to G911

Ahmed Zayat Accuser Howard Rubinsky Issues Statement to G911

As the Ahmed Zayat story continues to develop, there are similarities between his gambling debt to Costa Rican bookmakers and previous issues which were revealed in 2013.

Ahmed Zayat to New York Observer: ‘I Have Never in My Life Bet on Sports’

Ahmed Zayat to New York Observer: ‘I Have Never in My Life Bet on Sports’

American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat denied Gamblng911.com Publisher Chris Costigan assertion, courtesy of the offshore sportsbook operators, that he was betting both sports and horse racing.

Question: Did American Pharoah Owner Ahmed Zayat Commit Perjury?‬

Question: Did American Pharoah Owner Ahmed Zayat Commit Perjury?‬

In exclusive documents obtained by Gambling911.com late Friday, Ahmed Zayat in 2014 testimony under oath claimed to have attended Harvard University. 

‪$100K Jackpot Hits Friday at Americas Cardroom

‪$100K Jackpot Hits Friday at Americas Cardroom

Talk about an incredible start to the Memorial Day Weekend. Three online poker players who created their poker accounts this month at Americas Cardroom are collectively $100,000 richer

Media Outlets Digging for More in Ahmet Zayat Gambling Debt Allegations

Media Outlets Digging for More in Ahmet Zayat Gambling Debt Allegations

A number of media outlets have been digging for more information related to the explosive allegations that American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat owes over $2 million to offshore sportsbooks.

Ahmedzayat.Com Goes Live: Parties Behind Site Unknown

Ahmedzayat.Com Goes Live: Parties Behind Site Unknown

He owns American Pharoah, the horse competing for the Triple Crown, but Ahmed Zayat does not own the website for his own name.  Ahmedzayat.com is now live.

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