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PokerStars Parent Company Rational Group Appoints Zynga Exec

The parent company of the world’s largest real money online poker room has hired an executive of the world’s largest free-to-play online poker site.

Trial of Legendz Sports Founder Bartice “Luke” King Gets Underway

Trial of Legendz Sports Founder Bartice “Luke” King Gets Underway

The trial of Legendz Sports founder Bartice King (better known as “Luke” among his peers) got underway Thursday in an Oklahoma City courtroom following two days of jury selection. 

Global Sports Betting Worth $3 Trillion, Most of it Illegal

Global Sports Betting Worth $3 Trillion, Most of it Illegal

The global sports betting market is worth up to $3-trillion, the vast majority of that generated by illegal gambling, a United Nations conference on crime being held in Doha heard on Wednesday.

Magnus Hedman the New Man Behind the Curtain at Pinnacle Sports

Magnus Hedman the New Man Behind the Curtain at Pinnacle Sports

SBC News has revealed that Touchbet ltd and Sporting Index owner Magnus Hedman is the new majority shareholder in Pinnacle Sports, once among the biggest online sportsbooks catering to North America.

Guilty Pleas Entered in Illegal Vegas Sports Betting Case: $4.3 Mil to be Forfeited

Guilty Pleas Entered in Illegal Vegas Sports Betting Case: $4.3 Mil to be Forfei

Four individuals have struck deals with the U.S. Government to plead guilty in a long running investigation into a multi-million dollar sports betting business. 

World Exclusive: Live In-Game Wagering Comes to Daily Fantasy Sports

World Exclusive: Live In-Game Wagering Comes to Daily Fantasy Sports

The inventor of the world's first live in-game sports betting system for Las Vegas casinos has now invented the world's first live in-game system for sports fantasy, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report.

Real Money English Premier League Fantasy Contests Debut With FantasyGol

Real Money English Premier League Fantasy Contests Debut With FantasyGol

Gauatemala City-based FantasyGol announced on Wednesday the launch of its new pay-to-play real money English Premier League fantasy contests platform they hope will take the industry by storm.

666Bet.com Back Peddling on Payout Promise: ‘We Can Only Pay When Back Online’

666Bet.com Back Peddling on Payout Promise: ‘We Can Only Pay When Back Online’

Beleaguered 666Bet.com issued a statement on Tuesday informing its customers they can only pay if back up and running online. 

Bookie Forced Man to Rob Churches

Bookie Forced Man to Rob Churches

Attorneys representing Joseph Grieco have notified a judge about the possible defense for their client, accused of scamming several area churches out of cash and gift cards.  His bookie made him do it!

Motorcycle Shooting of Sportsbook Operator Outside CR Bakery Was Failed Hit

Motorcycle Shooting of Sportsbook Operator Outside CR Bakery Was Failed Hit

A man shot four times outside an Escazu, Costa Rica bakery last month was the target of a failed hit, Gambling911.com can now confirm. 

Atlantic City Finally Sees Revenue Increase

Atlantic City's eight casinos saw their revenue increase by 2.3 percent in March, compared to a year ago.

Vulcan eSports Daily Fantasy Site Raises $12 Million

Vulcan eSports Daily Fantasy Site Raises $12 Million

Daily fantasy sports for video games, also known as eSports, is increasing in popularity even more so than the traditional (if you can call it that) daily fantasy sports sector. 

Suspected ‘Juice Bar Burglar’ Arrested in Underground Gambling Den

Suspected ‘Juice Bar Burglar’ Arrested in Underground Gambling Den

A man suspected in a San Fernando Valley, California crime spree was taken into custody over the weekend inside a local gambling den. 

Bookmaker Ordered to Serve an Additional Four Month Sentence

Bookmaker Ordered to Serve an Additional Four Month Sentence

A judge says a 69-year-old man convicted of running an illegal bookmaking operation in North Dakota must serve an additional four months in prison on top of a current sentence he is serving in Minnesota.

Fears Mount as 666Bet.com Players Not Getting Paid

Fears Mount as 666Bet.com Players Not Getting Paid

Officials at beleaguered online gambling firm 666Bet.com sought to calm customer fears Monday that they will not be getting paid.  

Louisiana Mulls Over Daily Fantasy Sports Legislation

Louisiana Mulls Over Daily Fantasy Sports Legislation

Louisiana has become the latest state to consider a measure fully legalizing daily fantasy sports for real money.

FBI Probe San Francisco Sheriff’s Deputies for Gambling on Fights Between Inmates

FBI Probe San Francisco Sheriff’s Deputies for Gambling on Fights Between Inmate

The FBI is investigating allegations that San Francisco sheriff’s deputies arranged and gambled on fights between jail inmates and told the inmates to lie if they needed medical attention.

Judge Again Sides With Golden Nugget in Card Shuffling Flap

Judge Again Sides With Golden Nugget in Card Shuffling Flap

Luck appears to have run out for a group of gamblers who won $1.5 million from an Atlantic City casino that was using unshuffled cards.

Sports Tout Adam Meyer Sees Bail Revoked: Accused of Multi-Million Dollar Fraud

Sports Tout Adam Meyer Sees Bail Revoked:  Accused of Multi-Million Dollar Fraud

A Fort Lauderdale, Florida man charged with running an elaborate sports handicapping fraud scheme has had his bail revoked by a judge.

In British Vote Too Tight to Call, Gamblers Seek the $150 Million Answer

If Prime Minister David Cameron forms Britain's next government after the tightest election in a generation, it will not just be the Conservative Party leader who will be smiling.

PokerStars Parent Company Amaya Trading Probe Details Emerge

PokerStars Parent Company Amaya Trading Probe Details Emerge

Parent company to the world’s largest online poker site PokerStars, Amaya Gaming has reportedly been the subject of a probe by the Quebec securities regulator Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Gets Second Life

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Gets Second Life

Revel, the multibillion-dollar resort bust that was once widely viewed as the potential savior of Atlantic City’s struggling casino industry, is getting a second chance....

No Resort Casinos Coming to Florida as Bid to do so Ends

No Resort Casinos Coming to Florida as Bid to do so Ends

A push to bring Las Vegas-styled resort casinos to South Florida is once again being rejected by the state Legislature.

In the Midst of a Gambling Mecca, a Sports Fantasy Site

In the Midst of a Gambling Mecca, a Sports Fantasy Site

This desert city has long been the center of the sports betting universe, but now there's a new game in town.

Connecticut Casinos Stand to Lose $570 Million

The Native American tribes proposing to build new casinos in Connecticut released a report Monday that says new facilities in New York and Massachusetts will siphon away $570 million annually in gambling revenue.

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