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Josh Marvin Earns $166k and Bracelet on HPT

Josh Marvin Earns $166k and Bracelet on HPT

Poker players often dream of competing against their best friend for a major title. Chris Moon and Josh Marvin got to live that dream on Monday.

Macau Gaming Revenue Drops 34.5 Percent in July

Macau Gaming Revenue Drops 34.5 Percent in July

Gaming revenue in Macau fell 34.5 percent in July from the previous year, hovering around five-year lows as wealthy Chinese punters stayed away from the world's biggest gambling hub.

‘Ra1syDa1sy’ Conquers Million Dollar Sunday At Americas Cardroom For $200K

‘Ra1syDa1sy’ Conquers Million Dollar Sunday At Americas Cardroom For $200K

Another landmark weekend at Americas Cardroom is in the books. The US-facing online poker site wrapped up its latest edition of the Million Dollar Sunday with 1,939 total entrants.

Spring Owl Investor Jason Ader Wants More Than a Billion for Bwin.Party

Spring Owl Investor Jason Ader Wants More Than a Billion for Bwin.Party

Following news last week that GVC had stepped in to outbid 888 Holdings in the acquisition of Bwin.party by offering a billion dollars, Spring Owl investor Jason Ader reportedly says that figure is not good enough.

It’s Official: Five Separate $5 Million Online Poker Tournaments Scheduled

It’s Official: Five Separate $5 Million Online Poker Tournaments Scheduled

Americas Cardroom today announced five separate Million Dollar Sunday tournaments are now on the schedule throughout September and October.

Million Dollars Sunday Tournament at 3 PM EST: $5 Mil Tourneys Coming

Million Dollars Sunday Tournament at 3 PM EST: ACR Confirms $5 Mil Tourneys

North American poker players and those across the globe are welcome to play at Americas Cardroom Sunday August 2 at 3 pm EST for a shot of the million dollars at their coveted Million Dollar Sundays tournament.

World Exclusive: ACR Giving Away $5 Million Guaranteed

World Exclusive: ACR Giving Away $5 Million Guaranteed

Gambling911.com has learned that Americas Cardroom will be offering a $5 million guarantee online poker tournament.

Gambler Who Blamed Satan Ordered to Pay Over $2 Million to Casino

Gambler Who Blamed Satan Ordered to Pay Over $2 Million to Casino

A gambling addict has been ordered to repay a casino £2.2m.  Safa Abdulla Al Geabury, 52, a Swiss national, was ordered by a UK Court to return the monies to the famed Ritz Casino.

BetOnSports Founder Must Pay $36 Mil in Back Taxes: Loses Appeal

BetOnSports Founder Must Pay $36 Mil in Back Taxes: Loses Appeal

A federal appeals court has rejected attempts by the founder of a former online betting site to avoid paying $36 million in delinquent taxes and penalties...

Foxwoods May be Exploring Daily Fantasy Sports

Foxwoods May be Exploring Daily Fantasy Sports

With the final hours of online registration for the highly anticipated and first ever Daily Fantasy Sports Expo in Miami Beach next week, Gambling911.com can confirm that Foxwoods Casino will be in attendance. 

Gambler Sues Casino for $300K After Roulette Ball Hits Him in Face

Gambler Sues Casino for $300K After Roulette Ball Hits Him in Face

A Washington, D.C. resident is suing Maryland Live! Casino for $300,000 after a roulette ball hit him in the face in December 2013.

Investigators Under Investigation in Criminal Casino Case

Investigators Under Investigation in Criminal Casino Case

A federal judge heard arguments Wednesday over allegations that private investigators working for Wynn Resorts gained unauthorized access to files in a joint state and federal criminal probe....

Las Vegas Attempts to Tame Rowdy Street Performers

Las Vegas Attempts to Tame Rowdy Street Performers

A bawdy gauntlet of street performers and tip-seeking costumed characters crowding Las Vegas’ Fremont Street have been driving tourists away

Highly Anticipated Million Dollar Warm-Up With $1.5 Million in Guarantees Begins

Highly Anticipated Million Dollar Warm-Up With $1.5 Million in Guarantees Begins

Americas Cardroom's $1.5 million poker tournament series kicks off on Thursday July 30th and includes the Million Dollar Sunday, the next installment of Americas Cardroom's popular $1 million guaranteed event.

DFS MLB July 29: This Pitcher has Allowed Just 10 Hits Off of 65 at Bats

DFS MLB July 29: This Pitcher has Allowed Just 10 Hits Off of 65 at Bats

Gambling911.com has a great starting pitcher for your Daily Fantasy Sports lineup.  He is also taking part in the later games Wednesday.

‘Frankie The Flea’, ‘The Worm’ and Other BetEagle Agents Lead to Owner’s Sentencing

‘Frankie The Flea’, ‘The Worm’ and Other BetEagle Agents Lead to Owner’s Sentenc

The owner of long established Costa Rica-based online and call center bookmaker BetEagle.com has been sentenced to 18 months behind bars by a U.S. District Court judge.

High Stakes Gamblers Were Allowed to Abuse Dealers, Throw Bananas, Urinate on Walls

High Stakes Gamblers Were Allowed to Abuse Dealers, Throw Bananas, Urinate on Wa

Transcripts of a May hearing before the Mohegan Sun tribal gaming commission reveal that high rollers were allowed to abuse dealers, urinate on walls, throw bananas at fellow gamblers and expect rules to be bent

Notorious Philly Mobster’s Son Sentenced to 30 Years in Racketeering Conspiracy

Notorious Philly Mobster’s Son Sentenced to 30 Years in Racketeering Conspiracy

The son of notorious Philadelphia mobster Nicodemo Scarfo has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for racketeering. 

Ifrah, Brennan to Discuss Regulating DFS Sector as Nevada Prepares to Take Action

Ifrah, Brennan to Discuss Regulating DFS Sector as Nevada Prepares to Take Actio

The American Gaming Association considers Daily Fantasy Sports gambling.  As such they believe it should be licensed and regulated….by them of course.

CNBC: Growth of Daily Fantasy Sports Exploding

CNBC: Growth of Daily Fantasy Sports Exploding, DFSE Mentioned

Just how much is being spent now compared to past years?  According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, the spent person spent $95 annually on Fantasy Sports. 

No More Blackjack at Seminole Hard Rock Casino If State has its Way

No More Blackjack at Seminole Hard Rock Casino If State has its Way

Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida seem headed for a showdown about the operation of the tribe's successful casinos.

Strict Fire Codes Saved Lives at Cosmo This Weekend: A Look Back at the Worst US Hotel Fires

Strict Fire Codes Saved Lives as Cosmo This Weekend: A Look Back at the Worst US

A Saturday afternoon fire on the rooftop of the Cosmopolitan Hotel on the famed Las Vegas Strip could have been far more destructive to both lives and property.

Poker Pro Phil Ivey Countersues Casino That Says He Cheated Them

Poker Pro Phil Ivey Countersues Casino That Says He Cheated Them

A professional poker player has sued a casino that claimed he won $9.6 million by cheating at baccarat, alleging it knew about defects in the cards and then destroyed evidence.

DraftKings, FanDuel to Reward Billions in Contest Prize Money in 2015

DraftKings, FanDuel to Reward Billions in Contest Prize Money in 2015

Leading Daily Fantasy Sports sites Draftkings and FanDuel are prepared to dole out billions in prize money this year.

Whitey Bulger Attorney Wants Racketeering Conviction Overturned

Whitey Bulger Attorney Wants Racketeering Conviction Overturned

Lawyers for a Boston gangster have asked an appeals court to overturn his racketeering conviction, saying his trial was unfair.

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