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Two Suspects Wanted in Armed Heist of Atlantic City Casino

Two Suspects Wanted in Armed Heist of Atlantic City Casino
Police are seeking two masked suspects who robbed an Atlantic City casino at gunpoint and made off with more than $180,000.

Bwin Activist Investor Jason Ader Wants to Bring Major League Soccer Team to Vegas

Bwin Activist Investor Jason Ader Wants to Bring Major League Soccer Team to Veg
An activist investor at one of the world’s largest online gambling firms Bwin.party is floating the idea of bringing a Major League Soccer team to the gambling Mecca of Las Vegas.

Can You Believe This? Manhunt Follows Gambler’s False Stabbing Claim

Can You Believe This? Manhunt Follows Gambler’s False Stabbing Claim
A man who fell on a can and slit himself outside a South Wales bookmaker appeared in court where a judge decided his fate.

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Turns 40 in Style: Party at the Cosmopolitan

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Turns 40 in Style: Party at the Cosmopolitan
If you happen to be in Vegas this weekend, be sure to check out the Marquee Day Club Friday and the night club on Saturday to come celebrate the 40th birthday of poker icon Daniel Negreanu.

Vanek Cooperating With Feds in Gambling Probe

Vanek Cooperating With Feds in Gambling Probe
Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he's cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester.

William and Kate Expecting Again? Bookie Suspends Betting as George Turns One

William and Kate Expecting Again?  Bookie Suspends Betting as George Turns One
British bookmaker Coral has suspended wagering on whether Prince William and his wife Kate are about to announce the arrival of a second royal sibling for one-year-old Prince George. 

EU Issues New ‘Flawed’ Regulations for Online Gambling

EU Issues New ‘Flawed’ Regulations for Online Gambling
The European Union has issued new regulations for online gambling in a quest to "safeguard health and minimise the eventual economic harm" suffered by the punters.

9 Biggest Screw-ups in Bitcoin History

9 Biggest Screw-ups in Bitcoin History
CoinDesk.com featured an interesting piece Monday that unveils nine of the biggest screw-ups in bitcoin’s short – and some would say shaky – history.

NHL Player Thomas Vanek Tied to Gambling Investigation

NHL Player Thomas Vanek Tied to Gambling Investigation
Minnesota Wild forward Thomas Vanek has been connected to a federal gambling investigation, according to Rochester's News10NBC

Turkey Has Blocked 110 Online Gambling Websites Over Past Five Years

Turkey Has Blocked 110 Online Gambling Websites Over Past Five Years
Turkey has claimed success in the blocking of 110 illegal online gambling websites over the past five years according to that nation’s telecommunications authority on Monday.

Online Gambling Ads Popping Up on Purported MH17 Crash Victim Facebook Pages

Online Gambling Ads Popping Up on Purported MH17 Crash Victim Facebook Pages
Scammers wasted no time in their attempt to cash in on the unfortunate victims of Malaysia Flight MH17, which crashed Thursday over the Ukraine after reportedly being shut down by a missile.

2007 WSOP Main Event Champion Jerry Yang Watch Selling for $787k on eBay

2007 WSOP Main Event Champion Jerry Yang Watch Selling for $787k on eBay
A watch awarded to 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Jerry Yang is apparently up for auction on eBay, according to a listing recently discovered by poker media outlets.

Disgraced Ex-Utah AG John Swallow Court Dates Set: Ties to Poker’s ‘Black Friday’

Disgraced Ex-Utah AG John Swallow Court Dates Set: Ties to Poker’s ‘Black Friday
Former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff are due to appear in court on on July 22 and 30, respectively, after the two men were charged last week with racketeering

One of Nevada Gambling Regulators Most Wanted Fugitives Arrested in PA

One of Nevada Gambling Regulators Most Wanted Fugitives Arrested in PA
One of the fugitives most wanted by Nevada gambling regulators has been arrested across the country at a Pennsylvania casino.

Mounting Gambling Debts Provide Motive for Indianapolis Deadly Explosion

Mounting Gambling Debts Provide Motive for Indianapolis Deadly Explosion
Prosecutors have filed court documents indicating that mounting gambling and credit card debt were the motive behind a deadly explosion that devastated an Indianapolis neighborhood

Hallucinogenic Drugs Likely Led to Poker Pro’s Death

Hallucinogenic Drugs Likely Led to Poker Pro’s Death
An autopsy has revealed that hallucinogenic drugs were found in the system of 29-year-old German professional poker player Johannes Strassmann.

WSEX.com Founder Jay Cohen Assets Sought Ahead of Possible Lawsuit

WSEX.com Founder Jay Cohen Assets Sought Ahead of Possible Lawsuit
An Ohio man who plans to sue now defunct World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com) founder Jay Cohen for almost $70,000 owed plans to hire an investigative team

Poker Player Paul Phua Among Those Charged in World Cup Betting Scheme

 Poker Player Paul Phua Among Those Charged in World Cup Betting Scheme
A high-stakes poker player, Paul Phua, was among the eight men charged this week with running an elaborate World Cup betting ring out of Las Vegas.

Sands Sees Slower Than Expected Earnings: Shares Sent Reeling

Sands Sees Slower Than Expected Earnings: Shares Sent Reeling
Sands Las Vegas reported slower-than-expected revenue growth from its Macau operations resulting in second-quarter adjusted earnings that were $0.04 below the consensus of $0.89.

HPT Season X Debuts Nationwide

HPT Season X Debuts Nationwide
New episodes begin airing around the globe this week for Heartland Poker Tour's milestone tenth season.

Romanian Princess Pleads in Cockfighting Case

Romanian Princess Pleads in Cockfighting Case
Romanian princess Irina Walker pleaded guilty Wednesday to operating an illegal gambling business in connection with a cockfighting enterprise in rural Oregon.

Casino Boat Passengers Rescued After 16 Hour Ordeal

Casino Boat Passengers Rescued After 16 Hour Ordeal
After 16 hours stuck at sea, passengers stranded on a casino boat that ran aground off Georgia’s coast were ferried to shore Wednesday aboard two Coast Guard cutters.

Brand New Casino Boat Stuck Off Georgia Coast With 123 People On Board

Brand New Casino Boat Stuck Off Georgia Coast With 123 People On Board
A casino boat making its maiden voyage has gotten stuck off the coast of Savannah, Georgia with 123 people on board.

US Attorney Charges 6 With Illegal Gambling, Money Laundering in Texas

US Attorney Charges 6 With Illegal Gambling, Money Laundering in Texas
Authorities say six people from east Texas have been charged with illegal gambling, money laundering and drug trafficking.

Online Poker Comes to California Courtesy of Iipay Nation

Online Poker Comes to California Courtesy of Iipay Nation
Forget waiting around another 10 years for online poker to become legalized in the world’s 8th largest economy.  One California Tribe is moving ahead, with or without legislation.
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