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247pph.com Acquires PayPerHeadServices.com and Becomethebookie.com

247pph.com Acquires PayPerHeadServices.com and Becomethebookie.com

247pph.com, one of the top pay per head companies in the world and the topchoice for bookies, professional credit bookmakers and agents, has just acquired PayPerHeadServices.com and Becomethebookie.com, continuing their impressive growth in the industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/30/2016

iPro Inc Teams Up with IGT to Launch Real Time Fantasy Sports Platform

iPro, Inc. today announced an exclusive partnership with International Game Technology (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) to launch its real-time sports gaming platform, ringit!, on the IGT-owned Lottomatica Italian sports betting platform in time for 2016’s largest soccer event, the UEFA Euro Cup.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2016

The Killing of a Lesbian Bookie

According to Thanh Nien News, an underground Vietnamese football betting ring with a total bet value of VND7.6 trillion ($340 million) has been taken down by Vietnam authorities.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2016

Judge Dismisses Tony Romo Fantasy Football Case

The New York State Assembly voted 91 to 22 Friday to approve daily fantasy sports games.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2016

Granny Invoking Problem Gambler Diversion Law in Theft Case

A Las Vegas granny says her theft of $500K from the plumbing company where she worked as a bookkeeper has invoked a little-used law Nevada state law to be placed in a court diversion and restitution program. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2016

University of Arizona College Professor Wins Big at 2016 WSOP

A University of Arizona College professor has just won the $1500 buy-in “Monster Stack” No-Limit Hold’em Event #41 at this year’s World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2016

Bet365 facing legal action after witholding punter’s £54,000 winnings

The company's failure to crack down on sites that use its virtual goods as currency for bets makes it complicit in a billion-dollar gambling industry, the suit charges.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/29/2016

Intertops Reinstates Bitcoin Withdrawal Option

Antigua-based Intertops had advised its customers last week they were not allowing Bitcoin, the anonymous digital currency, as a payment withdrawal option but advised Gambling911.com on Wednesday Bitcoin withdrawals have now been reinstated.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/29/2016

PA Assembly Votes to Allow Online Gambling, Fantasy Sports

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to expand legalized casino-style gambling to websites, airports and mobile applications. The measure passed, 114-85, and was sent to the Senate.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2016

Mobster Arrested for Role in Murder of South Boston Club Owner

The FBI has arrested a long time capo in the Patriarca crime family for his alleged role in the 1993 murder of a South Boston nightclub owner whose body was recently found buried behind a mill building in Providence, Rhode Island.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2016

G911 Obtains Pregame Legal Demand for Retraction and Apology From Deadspin

Following a scathing report about sports handicapping website Pregame.com and its founder RJ Bell appearing on Deadspin last week, Bell and his firm sent out a Demand for Retraction and Apology on Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2016

Online Poker Left Out in the Cold Again: Cali, PA Still Some Promise

New York State has just legalized Daily Fantasy Sports while giving online poker the cold shoulder and this continues to be the trend despite some glimmers of hope in 2016.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/28/2016

George Danzer Wins $10K Buy-In Seven-Card-Stud High-Low Split Event

Gambling911.com has your latest World Series of Poker news and results including some of the sideline stories our readers have come to enjoy.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2016

Online Gambling Observers Pay Close Attention to PA Spending Plan

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Senate's top Democrat and Republican are cool to a budget plan being assembled by the House GOP majority.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2016

Odds on Trump Still 3-1 Despite Diminishing Poll Numbers

Gambling911.com has your latest US Presidential betting news with updated odds on Clinton vs. Trump.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2016

MyBet Shuts Down Online Poker Business

Malta-based MyBet has announced the abrupt closure of its online poker business as a result of its efforts to focus on improved betting and casino games.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2016

Brexit Baffled Punters, Pundits and Fund Managers to the Very End

Nearly everyone, from London gamblers to U.S. money managers got it wrong. Britain's vote to leave the European Union shocked pundits, investors and politicians alike, underscoring the inherent difficulty of forecasting such rare events.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/26/2016

Chris Ferguson Makes Final Table but Falls Short: Continues to Draw Condemnation

Australian Martin Kozlov poker pro collected $665,709 top prize in Event #39 but it was another figure at the final table that drew most of the attention. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2016

Self-Sustaining Local Bookie Goes The Way of the Dodo Bird With Live Betting

With the demand for live in-play betting where one can now wager on plays right up to the final second of a game, the corner bookie can no longer function without the assistance of a full service 24-7 Pay Per Head.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2016

Brexit Causes Plunge of Ladbrokes, Paddy Power, William Hill Shares

Three of the UK’s biggest online gambling operators saw their shares plunge Friday following news that the Brits had voted to pull out of the European Union (a la the Brexit referendum).

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2016

Odds to Be Named Next Prime Minister of England: Boris Johnson Favorite

Odds to Be Named Next Prime Minister of England: Boris Johnson Favorite

With David Cameron stepping down as British Prime Minister Friday following the historic Brexit vote to leave the European Union, oddsmakers were quick to post odds on the next Prime Minister.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2016

Brexit: How The Bookmakers Got It Wrong But Made Out Like Bandits

Gambling911.com looks at all the news coming out Friday on Brexit and where the bookmakers went wrong after favoring the “Stay” by as much as 1-4.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2016

Deadspin: How Randy Bell Turned a Sucker’s Game Into an Industry

Deadspin.com features a story Friday on what it calls “America’s Favorite Sports Betting Expert”.  That would be RJ or Randy Bell of Las Vegas.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2016

Bookmakers Wrong! BREXIT Wins

The British people have voted to leave the European Union.  David Cameron to step down.  Markets likely to be in turmoil Friday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2016

Five Biggest Bookie Mistakes: Business With Bums, The 'Woman Trap'

Our friends at Gambling911.com endorsed RealBookies.com have pointed out the top mistakes to avoid as a bookie and we are thrilled to highlight some of them.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2016

Ho Ho Ho-rrendous: Bonanno Capo Gets 2 Years Jail for Attending Mob Xmas Party

Ho Ho Ho-rrendous: Bonanno Capo Gets 2 Years Jail for Attending Mob Xmas Party

A Bonanno Crime family capo imprisoned for a 2004 stabbing will receive another two years behind bars due to a “brazen disregard” of Court orders.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2016

Why PremierPerHead.com is the Leading Sportsbook and Sports Gambling Software Platform

There are a number of reasons why certain companies rise to the top of the list in their designated industry. Many of them revolve around hard work and dedication to their craft, but one of the most important reasons they become the ‘best of the best’ is the high level of expertise....

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2016

PA House Supports Online Gambling, Just Not in Bars: Vote Expected Thursday

In a scramble to find cash just days from the state budget deadline, the Pennsylvania House backed a measure Wednesday to expand legalized gambling to the internet and airports, but rejected a more sweeping expansion of casino-style gambling to bars.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2016

2016 Punta Cana Poker Classic Schedule Released

Gambling911.com has obtained a copy of the 2016 Punta Cana Poker Classic schedule that kicks off Tuesday October 25th with what should be an amazing Welcome Cocktail session.  The schedule appears below and we highly recommend attending this event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2016

‘Ballers’ Star Donovan Carter Hosts $50,000 Invitational Blackjack Tournament

Ballers” star Donovan Carter hosted a $50,000 Invitational Blackjack Tournament last weekend at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2016

Breaking News

247pph.com Acquires PayPerHeadServices.com and Becomethebookie.com

247pph.com Acquires PayPerHeadServices.com and Becomethebookie.com

247pph.com, one of the top pay per head companies in the world and the topchoice for bookies, professional credit bookmakers and agents, has just acquired PayPerHeadServices.com and Becomethebookie.com, continuing their impressive growth in the industry.

iPro Inc Teams Up with IGT to Launch Real Time Fantasy Sports Platform

iPro, Inc. today announced an exclusive partnership with International Game Technology (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) to launch its real-time sports gaming platform, ringit!, on the IGT-owned Lottomatica Italian sports betting platform in time for 2016’s largest soccer event, the UEFA Euro Cup.

The Killing of a Lesbian Bookie

According to Thanh Nien News, an underground Vietnamese football betting ring with a total bet value of VND7.6 trillion ($340 million) has been taken down by Vietnam authorities.