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Former Rep. Connie Mack Added to Adelson Arsenal

Former Rep. Connie Mack Added to Adelson Arsenal
Former Rep. Connie Mack has been brought on to help lobby in favor of a bill to ban online gambling across the USA.

Maryland Casinos See 8.4 Percent Increase in Gambling

Maryland Casinos See 8.4 Percent Increase in Gambling
Maryland's casinos are reporting gambling revenue of $72 Million for the month of June, up 8.4 percent from the same period last year.

Bookies in the Topeka, Manhattan, Kansas Area

Bookies in the Topeka, Manhattan, Kansas Area
Bookies can be found throughout the Manhattan and Topeka region of Kansas thanks to the hardcore sports fans backing local Kansas State University, home of the Wildcats. 

Nahmad Partied Hard Before Jail Stint: Had Role in Russian Mafia Gambling Ring

Nahmad Partied Hard Before Jail Stint: Had Role in Russian Mafia Gambling Ring
Art gallery owner Helly Nahmad was spotted partying with the likes of magician David Blaine and other big name celebrities the weeks leading up to his 366 day jail sentence.

Online Gambling Operators in France Detained for Running Illegal Bitcoin Exchange

Online Gambling Operators in France Detained for Running Illegal Bitcoin Exchang
French police have dismantled an illegal Bitcoin exchange and seized 388 virtual currency units worth some 200,000 euros ($272,800) in the first such operation in Europe

Kansas City Area Bookies: Is Sports Betting Legal in Kansas, Missouri?

Kansas City Area Bookies: Is Sports Betting Legal in Kansas, Missouri?
Kansas City bookies are abundant and with good reason.  The Chiefs have one of the most loyal fan bases in the nation while college basketball and college football enjoy huge popularity.

Breaking News: Amaya Considers London, New York for Secondary Listing

Breaking News: Amaya Considers London, New York for Secondary Listing
Canada's Amaya Gaming Group Inc is working towards a secondary listing, either in London or in New York, the online gambling company's head told the Times on Saturday.

EU Wants Health Warning for Online Gambling Advertisements

EU Wants Health Warning for Online Gambling Advertisements
The European Commission will urge countries to demand that online gambling advertisements display warning messages like cigarette packets, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.

Russia to Open Up Sochi, Crimea for Gambling: Easing Online Poker Restrictions

Russia to Open Up Sochi, Crimea for Gambling: Easing Online Poker Restrictions
Russia has announced plans to ease restrictions on Internet gambling while opening up Sochi and the Crimea for land-based casinos.

China Jails 68 People in Online Gambling Bust: Up to Nine Years Prison Time

China Jails 68 People in Online Gambling Bust:  Up to Nine Years Prison Time
China has jailed 68 people for up to nine years for online gambling, state media said on Friday, making it the country's largest such bust of a ring, which was valued at $78 billion.

Ex-Mob Boss Son Convicted in Looting of Company

Ex-Mob Boss Son Convicted in Looting of Company
The son of a former Philadelphia mob boss and another reputed mob associate were convicted Thursday of federal fraud charges for taking over a Texas-based mortgage company...

How Regulated Gambling Can Boost the Economy

In recent years, there has been a lot of focus on the potential impacts of a legalised worldwide gambling market.

Aria Ordered to Pay $100k for Barring Agents

Aria Ordered to Pay $100k for Barring Agents
A Las Vegas Strip casino has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle allegations that a supervisor shooed away state agents who were watching a high-stakes roulette table....

Primary School Teacher Blows Away £60,000 on Internet Gambling

Primary School Teacher Blows Away £60,000 on Internet Gambling
Women find online gambling more attractive than drugs and sex according to a report filed by the Daily Mail.

Atlantic City's Competition Forces Makeover

Atlantic City's Competition Forces Makeover
In the old days, Atlantic City had legal gaming to itself on the Atlantic Seaboard and in typical fashion people thought that would always be the case. But casinos owned by Native Americans opened.

Gambling911.com World Exclusive: Man to Sue Jay Cohen for Money Owed by WSEX

Gambling911.com World Exclusive: Man Sues Jay Cohen for Money Owed by WSEX
A man owed nearly $70,000 by online sportsbook World Sports Exchange tells Gambling911.com in a world exclusive interview that he intends to sue World Sports Exchange former co-owner Jay Cohen

Famed Showboat Casino in Atlantic City to Shut Down

Famed Showboat Casino in Atlantic City to Shut Down
Casino contraction hit Atlantic City again Friday, as the parent company of the Showboat Casino Hotel announced it will close the Mardi Gras-themed casino on Aug. 31.

Nevada Gaming Revenues Up 8 Percent in May

Nevada Gaming Revenues Up 8 Percent in May
State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was up 8 percent in May compared with the same month last year.

888.com Reviewing Luis Suarez Sponsorship Deal Following Bite Incident

888.com Seriously Reviewing Luis Suarez Sponsorship Deal Following Bite Incident
Online gambling firm 888.com is said to be reviewing its sponsorship deal with disgraced footballer Luis Suarez. 

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Sheldon Adelson: ‘Don’t Pick on Him’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Sheldon Adelson: ‘Don’t Pick on Him’
Speaking to MSNBC’s Chuck Todd, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid came to the defense of casino billionaire and GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson...

Bwin.Party on Verge of Breaking Up?

Bwin.Party on Verge of Breaking Up?
The party might be over for Bwin.Party.  Rumors surfaced this week that the world’s largest publicly traded online gambling firm is on the verge of breaking up.

Rochester Area Restaurant Owners Charged With Running Offshore Sportsbook

Rochester Area Restaurant Owners Charged With Running Offshore Sportsbook
Three Rochester, New York area men have been indicted on 23 counts for their role in running an offshore sportsbook. 

New Jersey Starts Review of PokerStars Buyer Amaya Gaming

New Jersey Starts Review of PokerStars Buyer Amaya Gaming
New Jersey casino regulators have begun their review of a Canadian company that's buying the PokerStars online gambling website and hoping to get it licensed in Atlantic City by this fall.

Harrah’s Fined for Underage Drinking in AC

Harrah’s Fined for Underage Drinking in AC
Two Atlantic City casinos have been fined a total of $66,000, with the bulk of the fines levied against Harrah's Resort Atlantic City for letting underage patrons gamble and drink.

Verdict Upheld Against ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder in Wynn Slander Suit

Verdict Upheld Against ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder in Wynn Slander Suit
An appellate court on Monday upheld a $19 million judgment against "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis in a slander case filed over his claims that casino mogul Steve Wynn had threatened to kill him.
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