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Computer Faces Off Against Real Poker Pros: How Will the Humans Fare?

Computer Faces Real Poker Pros:  How Will the Humans Fare?

In an epic Heads-Up No-limit Texas Hold’em challenge in which Man takes on artificial intelligence, real life human poker players will be putting it all on the line.

Diddy and Mark Wahlberg Place $250K Bet on Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

Diddy and Mark Wahlberg Place $250K Bet on Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

Over the past 24 hours, two of the entertainment industry’s richest men – music mogul P. Diddy and actor/producer Mark Wahlberg – have placed a $250K bet on the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Iowa Casino Doesn’t Have to Pay 87-Year-Old Grandma $41 Million Jackpot Error

Iowa Casino Doesn’t Have to Pay 87-Year-Old Grandma $41 Million Jackpot Error

When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award - $41797550.16."

Bruce Jenner Comes Out and Doyle Brunson Tweets He Can’t Go Back

Bruce Jenner Comes Out and Doyle Brunson Says He Can’t Go Back

In a two-hour interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer, former Olympian gold medalist and reality television dad Bruce Jenner revealed the worst kept secret: He’s a transgender.

BetMayor Casino Complaints: Gambling Company Confiscates $51,000 From Player

BetMayor Casino Complaints: Gambling Company Confiscates $51,000 From Player

A player has reported that BetMayor Casino has confiscated $51,000 in winnings after that individual went on a two-month hot streak, winning 87% of the nearly 40,000 hands.

William Hill Reports Record Weekly Loss in January

William Hill Reports Record Weekly Loss in January

The United Kingdom’s biggest bookmaker revealed it lost £14m in January after a series of what it referred to as "customer-friendly" football results. 

Gambling911.com Founder Chris Costigan to Speak at Daily Fantasy Sports Expo

Gambling911.com Founder Chris Costigan to Speak at Daily Fantasy Sports Expo

New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that publisher Chris Costigan of the leading gambling news site Gambling911.com will be speaking at the first ever Daily Fantasy Sports Expo

Pete Rose Gets Permission to Participate in MLB All Star Game This Summer

Pete Rose Gets Permission to Participate in MLB All Star Game This Summer

NEW YORK (Associated Press) – Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer’s All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.

Law Firm Talks Violation of Poker Pro Paul Phua Rights as Part of FBI Ruse

Law Firm Talks Violation of Poker Pro Paul Phua Rights as Part of FBI Ruse

A U.S. District Court found that the FBI's disruption of internet service to a hotel room in order to allow access by government agents violated the Fourth Amendment rights of a hotel guest

Las Vegas Sands Misses 1st Quarter Earnings: 34 Percent Drop in Profit

Las Vegas Sands Misses 1st Quarter Earnings: 34 Percent Drop in Profit

Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson said he knew what question was coming: when would the steady and steep decline in the world's most lucrative gambling market hit bottom?

English Sports Betting Head Dead

English Sports Betting CEO Dead

The long time CEO and Managing Director of one of the first offshore sports betting companies, English Sports Betting, has passed away.

Yahoo! to Enter Daily Fantasy Sports Sector

Yahoo! to Enter Daily Fantasy Sports Sector

Yahoo! CEO Melissa Mayer announced this week that the multinational Internet corporation and search engine powerhouse will be entering the real money daily fantasy sports market this summer.

First New England Mobster Sentenced to Life for ‘3 Strikes’ Rule Dies at 75

First New England Mobster Sentenced to Life for ‘3 Strikes’ Rule Dies at 75

Notorious New England mobster Gerard "The Frenchman" Ouimette has died of lung cancer at the age of 75.

Which Team Will Draft Marcus Mariota - Betting Odds

Which Team Will Draft Marcus Mariota - Betting Odds

Sportsbook.ag was offering betting odds on which team will draft College Football stud Marcus Mariota.

Marco Rubio Gains on Scott Walker at Bookmaker: Latest US Presidential Odds

Marco Rubio Gains on Scott Walker at Bookmaker: Latest US Presidential Odds

Republican Senator Marco Rubio has now tied with Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker at 10-1 odds of becoming the next President of the United States.

New Credit Card Merchant Number May Boost State Online Gambling Acceptance

New Credit Card Merchant Number May Boost State Online Gambling Acceptance

Since New Jersey legalized online gambling in the Garden State over a year ago, one of the biggest obstacles has been the low acceptance rate of credit cards.

Evidence Ordered Thrown Out in Phua FBI Ruse Case

Evidence Ordered Thrown Out in Phua FBI Ruse Case

A federal judge has ordered most of the evidence against poker pro Paul Phua thrown out as part of an FBI probe that apparently went a little too far. 

Jon Stewart Blasts Christie for Pot Stance While Endorsing Online Gambling

Jon Stewart Blasts Christie for Pot Stance While Endorsing Online Gambling

“Daily Show” host Jon Stewart took New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to task over his anti-marijuana stance while simultaneously endorsing legalized online gambling in the state.

Sportech Shares Rise on News of US Entry

Sportech Shares Rise on News of US Entry

Gambling group Sportech (SPO) gained 2.3% to 66.25p Tuesday on news its US racing subsidiary has been awarded a gaming licence in New Jersey.

Former Poker Pro Alex Jacob Ends ‘Jeopardy!’ Run

Former Poker Pro Alex Jacob Ends ‘Jeopardy!’ Run

Former poker pro turned day trader Alex Jacob has ended his six-day winning streak on “Jeopardy!”

Iowa Halfway Home in Legalizing Fantasy Sports, State Senator Tells G911

In 2006, the U.S. Congress passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), crippling online wagering by making it illegal to use financial instruments such as credit cards to fund Internet betting.

Mobster Tried to Sell Art from 1990 Museum Heist

Mobster Tried to Sell Art from 1990 Museum Heist

A reputed mobster told an undercover FBI agent that he had access to two of the long-sought paintings stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990 and could negotiate a sale of each for $500,000

Chinese Authorities Shut Down PokerStars Sponsored Tournament

Chinese Authorities Shut Down PokerStars Sponsored Tournament

In their continued crackdown on gambling, Chinese authorities shut down a poker tournament sponsored by the world’s largest real money online poker site PokerStars this weekend.

Adam Silver on Gambling and the NBA: ‘Good for Business’

Adam Silver on Gambling and the NBA: ‘Good for Business’

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has doubled down on his initial stance that sports betting should be legalized in the U.S.

100,000 Officials Reprimanded as Part of Chinese Corruption, Gambling Crackdown

100,000 Officials Reprimanded as Part of Chinese Corruption, Gambling Crackdown

The top anti-graft body of China's Communist Party says more than 100,000 officials have been reprimanded since late 2012 for violating policies mandating more austere working practices.

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