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Daniel Negreanu Comes to Poker Player’s Defense in Ivey-Gate Borgata Card Scandal

Daniel Negreanu Comes to Poker Player’s Defense in Ivey-Gate Borgata Card Scanda
Outspoken poker pro Daniel Negreanu has come out in support of fellow pro Phil Ivey after the Borgata Casino filed a $9.8 million suit against the so-called “Tiger Woods of Poker”.

Poker Millionaire Antonio Esfandiari Found Begging for Money at Las Vegas Airport

Poker Millionaire Antonio Esfandiari Found Begging for Money at Las Vegas Airpor
Winner of the 2012 One Drop and its $18 million grand prize, a now penny-less and hungry Antonio Esfandiari had to resort to begging for money at the Las Vegas Airport in order to buy lunch.

Borgata, Phil Ivy Remain Mum Over Cheating Allegations, Lawsuit

Borgata, Phil Ivy Remain Mum Over Cheating Allegations, Lawsuit
Neither the Borgata Casino or poker pro Phil Ivey have commented on a lawsuit filed by the property last week accusing Ivey of cheating at their baccarat table.

Israeli Crime Boss Found Shot in Head at Home: Family Ran Gambling Biz

Israeli Crime Boss Found Shot in Head at Home: Family Ran Gambling Biz
The head of the Netanya crime family in Israel, Charlie Abutbul, has died after being found shot in the head. 

35 Arrested Outside Newly Opened Jack’s Casino in Doetinchem: Man Stabbed

35 Arrested Outside Newly Opened Jack’s Casino in Doetinchem:  Man Stabbed
Ten police officers arrived at the scene of a brawl outside Jack’s Casino in Doetinchem, Holland Friday morning that left one man stabbed multiple times.  35 arrests were made.

Mob Museum Makes Huge $1.5 Mil Cash Payment: Presented in Briefcase

Mob Museum Makes Huge $1.5 Mil Cash Payment: Presented in Briefcase
Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman took a cue from the mob in making a huge payment on behalf of the city's Mob Museum.

Las Vegas Ranked as 10th Worst Vacation Destination

Las Vegas Ranked as 10th Worst Vacation Destination
Don’t tell this to the throngs of people who love Las Vegas but Sin City has just registered at number 10 on the SmartTravel “10 Most Disappointing Vacation Destinations” list.

Cedar Rapids Iowa Won't be Getting Casino: Rejection From Commission

Cedar Rapids Iowa Won't be Getting Casino:  Rejection From Commission
The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission rejected a proposed $164 million Cedar Rapids casino Thursday, saying it would hurt existing casinos.

Bwin.Party Shares Up Nearly 2 Percent on News of Potential Shakeup

Bwin.Party Shares Up Nearly 2 Percent on News of Potential Shakeup
Bwin.Party shares were up 1.97% (124.00) Thursday following news that activist investor Jason Ader looked to shake things up on the board.

Unibet Pulls Out of Russia One Month After Being Placed on Black List

Unibet Pulls Out of Russia One Month After Being Placed on Black List
Malta-based Unibet has opted to cease taking new Russian poker players and online gamblers one month after the company was placed on a country “black list”.

More Full Tilt Poker Payments Coming by End of May

More Full Tilt Poker Payments Coming by End of May
Another 1000 US-based customers are set to receive payments from Full Tilt Poker by the end of May.

Jason Ader Activist Investor Taking on Bwin

Jason Ader Activist Invester Taking on Bwin
New York based hedge-fund investor, Jason Ader, announced that he intends to propose for election four new independent Directors to the Board of BPTY at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting of BPTY. 

‘I Bought Out of No Sex Bet After 9 Days’ Says One Drop Champ Antonio Esfandiari

‘I Bought Out of No Sex Bet After 9 Days’ Says One Drop Champ Antonio Esfandiari
2012 World Series of Poker One Drop champion Antonio Esfandiari recently sat down with PokerStrategy.com to discuss the upcoming $1 million buy-in One Drop and his infamous "no sex" bet.

China Officials Publicly Put to Shame for Online Gambling and Other Infractions

China Officials Publicly Put to Shame for Online Gambling and Other Infractions
The intimidatingly-named Communist Party’s Discipline Inspection Committee has begun shaming Chinese officials who have been found to engage in illicit behaviors

The Atlantic: Where The Card Sharks Feed

The Atlantic:  Where The Card Sharks Feed
The Atlantic has a very well written article published overnight Wednesday that discusses how poker “fish” have migrated to land-based casinos

Head of Online Sports Betting Ring Arrested in Naples

Head of Online Sports Betting Ring Arrested in Naples
The head of an online sports betting ring with ties to Costa Rica and the Mob was arrested last week according to court documents.

EPT SanRemo Poker Tournament Winner to Get €476,100

EPT SanRemo Poker Tournament Winner to Get €476,100
The prize pool for this season’s EPT Sanremo Main Event prize pool has now been announced and it’s a €476,100 prize for the winner

Canadians Will Spend Over $200 Million Betting the NHL Playoffs

Canadians Will Spend Over $200 Million Betting the NHL Playoffs
Canadians are set to begin spending more than $200 million betting on this year’s NHL Playoffs, according to the Toronto Star.

PokerStars Unveils Biggest Ever SCOOP Championship With $40 Mil Guaranteed

PokerStars Unveils Biggest Ever SCOOP Championship With $40 Mil Guaranteed
PokerStars released the official schedule for the Spring Championship of Online Poker 2014, which at 45 events – 135 tournaments across Low, Medium and High stakes – will be the biggest ever.

Chicago-Only Casino Option Likely to Face Stiff Opposition

Chicago-Only Casino Option Likely to Face Stiff Opposition
An Illinois lawmaker’s proposal to expand gambling in Chicago, but not the rest of the state, will be the focus of a day of hearings that could get heated.

Florida Bookie Tied to Legends Sports Bust Avoids Additional Jail Time

Florida Bookie Tied to Legends Sports Bust Won’t Serve Additional Jail Time
A Florida man tied to what authorities call a billion dollar illegal sports betting ring was sentenced in a New York State district court to time already served.

Atari Enters Real Money Online Gambling Arena

Atari Enters Real Money Online Gambling Arena
Atari, the maker of classic video games like "Pong" and "Centipede," is about to make things a bit more interesting for players.

G911 World Exclusive - Gambling Law Expert Says Phil Ivey Not a Cheater

G911 World Exclusive - Gambling Law Expert Says Phil Ivey Not a Cheater
The man known as the world's foremost expert on gambling law tells Gambling911.com in an exclusive interview that what Phil Ivey did while playing baccarat at the Borgata casino is not cheating...

David Yan Leads for Day 2 of EPT Sanremo 2014

David Yan Leads for Da2 of EPT Sanremo 2014
There were 381 entries for Day 1b of the EPT Sanremo Main Event today which, combined with yesterday's 175 Day 1a entries gives a total field of 556 so far

Legal New Jersey Online Gambling Site Virgin Casino Joins the Gambling911 Family

Legal New Jersey Online Gambling Site Virgin Casino Joins the Gambling911 Family
Gambling911.com has become one of the first websites to feature real money online gambling advertisements from the state of New Jersey on Tuesday April 15, 2014.
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