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3 Enter Pleas in $13 Mil Online Gambling Ring Tied to Poker Pro Paul Phua

3 Enter Pleas in $13 Mil Online Gambling Ring Tied to Poker Pro Paul Phua
A woman and two men from China pleaded guilty in federal court in Las Vegas to minor roles in what prosecutors say amounted to a $13 million illegal Internet gambling operation....

Jury to Begin Deliberating Fate of Tiffany Stevens in Murder-for-Hire Case

Jury to Begin Deliberating Fate of Tiffany Stevens in Murder-for-Hire Case
A jury will begin deliberating the fate of a Connecticut woman accused of trying to arrange the murder of her husband.

Silkroad Founder Accused in Six Murder-for-Hire Plots: PokerStars to Offer Bitcoin?

Silkroad Founder Accused in Six Murder-for-Hire Plots: PokerStars to Offer Bitco
The founder of that underground company, Ross Ulbricht, is alleged to have set up at least six murder-for-hire plots.  A trial is set to begin just as online gambling firms begin embracing Bitcoin.

FantasyDraft.com Debuts: Apologizes to Players Over Rough Rollout

FantasyDraft.com Debuts: Apologizes to Players Over Rough Rollout
One of the newest Daily Fantasy Sports sites, FantasyDraft.com on the Web debuted this week but the rollout didn’t exactly go as planned.

Pfizer Australia Confirms Settlement for Drug That Caused Gambling, Sex Addictions

Pfizer Australia Confirms Settlement for Drug That Caused Gambling, Sex Addictio
Pfizer Australia has confirmed it entered into a settlement agreement to compensate those individuals who claimed they developed gambling and sex addictions after taking a Parkinson’s drug

Feds Dispute Claims That Hockey Star Thomas Vanek Lost $10 Million Betting

Feds Dispute Claims That Hockey Star Thomas Vanek Lost $10 Million Betting
Lawyers for a Rochester, New York man accused of running an illegal sports betting ring have stated that National Hockey League player Thomas Vanek owed the defendant nearly $10 million in gambling debts.

New Management Team Announced at Paddy Power

New Management Team Announced at Paddy Power
Paddy Power's new CEO, Andy McCue, has announced a new management line-up that includes Johnny Hartnett, who has been appointed 'managing director

Murder-for-Hire Trial Features Sex, Drugs, Gambling, Trannies and $50 Million Child

Murder-for-Hire Trial Features Sex, Drugs, Gambling, Trannies and $50 Million Ch
A Hartford murder-for-hire trial is now drawing interest from around the globe with Gambling911.com beginning to cover the story last week.

MyBookie Review: 20 Percent Cash Up to $500

MyBookie Review: 20 Percent Cash Up to $500
Gambling911.com has your MyBookie review.  This is one of the newer online sportsbooks on the scene this Football season but the folks behind MyBookie.ag are individuals we have known for years.

Houston Area Raid Nets Nearly 100 Slot Machines

Houston Area Raid Nets Nearly 100 Slot Machines
A Houston-area raid has led to the seizure of nearly 100 illegal slot machines and one arrest.

NFL Ratings Helped Along By Daily Fantasy Sports, Sports Betting

NFL Ratings Helped Along By Daily Fantasy Sports, Sports Betting
Despite a number of blowouts and fewer games this season being decided by a score or less (8 points), NFL ratings continue to hold their own with Sunday Night Football the highest rated program each week.

Adelson’s Quiet Attempt to Quash Online Gambling Got Too Noisy

Adelson’s Quiet Attempt to Quash Online Gambling Got Too Noisy
Is it possible to spend too much money in politics and have it backfire?  Sheldon Adelson is about to find out.

Flack Over Affleck: ‘Runner, Runner’ Film Sparks Outrage in Costa Rica With Police

Flack Over Affleck: ‘Runner, Runner’ Film Sparks Outrage in Costa Rica With Poli
We thought this atrocious excuse for a film was behind us, straight to DVD and out of our memories for good but “Runner, Runner” is the gift that keeps on giving this holiday season apparently.

Pay Per Head Solutions for Bookies, Agents

Pay Per Head Solutions for Bookies, Agents
PayPerHeadAgents.com is a wholesale reseller of per head solutions that will satisfy all of an agent and bookie’s customers gambling needs.

Attorney: ‘Extortion’ Check for Illegal Sports Betting Ring was From Thomas Vanek

Attorney: ‘Extortion’ Check for Illegal Sports Betting Ring was From Thomas Vane
WHEC in Rochester, New York is reporting that a second guilty plea has been entered into in connection with an illegal multi-million dollar sports betting ring with alleged ties to hockey player Thomas Vanek.

Fortune.com: How DailyMVP.com Landed Tom Brady

Fortune.com: How DailyMVP.com Landed Tom Brady
Everybody is talking about the new commercial featuring New England Patriots starting quarterback Tom Brady donning a wig to take on the roll of a telemarketer. 

Tiffany Stevens Murder-For-Hire Trial has Gambling, Sex and Million Dollar Baby

Legs Wide Open: Tiffany Stevens Murder-For-Hire Trial Includes Gambling and Sala
Tiffany Stevens of Bloomfield, Connecticut stands accused of hiring a hitman to kill her husband Eric Stevens. 

Betfair to Return 200 Million Pounds to Shareholders With 50 Percent Rise in Customers

Betfair to Return 200 Million Pounds to Shareholders With 50 Percent Rise in Cus
Online gambling company Betfair  (BETF.L) plans a cash return of 200 million pounds to shareholders and higher dividend payouts after posting a 51 percent rise in first half earnings.

Bail Dropped for Genovese Crime Family Associate Tied to Sports Betting Ring

Bail Dropped for Genovese Crime Family Associated Tied to Sports Betting Ring
A Superior Court judge has lowered bail From $400,000 to $300,000 for a reputed associate of the Genovese crime family accused of running a multi-state multi-million dollar sports betting operation

Sky Sells Majority Stake in Sky Bet Online Gambling

Sky Sells Majority Stake in Sky Bet Online Gambling
European pay-TV group Sky has agreed to sell a controlling stake in Sky Bet to CVC Capital Partners in a deal which values the online betting business at 800 million pounds ($1.3 billion).

Planned Tax Cut Could be Atlantic City’s Last Hope

Planned Tax Cut Could be Atlantic City’s Last Hope
Predictable tax bills for casinos and certain revenue for Atlantic City’s government are the goals of a plan unveiled this week by two New Jersey state senators looking to help the struggling seaside resort...

Ladbrokes Begins Search for New CEO

Ladbrokes Begins Search for New CEO
British bookmaker Ladbrokes (LAD.L) said it would replace under-pressure chief executive Richard Glynn after five years in charge, seeking a new leader to help strengthen its online operations.

DraftKings.com Enters Into Partnership With Dreadful Winless 76ers

DraftKings.com Enters Into Partnership With Dreadful Winless 76ers
The Philadelphia 76ers have entered into a partnership arrangement with Daily Fantasy Sports behemoth Draftkings.com. 

14 Charged in Multi-State Sports Betting Bust

14 Charged in Multi-State Sports Betting Bust
14 individuals have been charged with running a multi-state sports betting ring.  Arrests were made in New York, New Jersey and Florida.

Betfair Dumps Online Poker in New Jersey: Will Continue to Offer Casino Games

Betfair Dumps Online Poker in New Jersey: Will Continue to Offer Casino Games
A second online gambling firm in New Jersey has shut down its poker room in so many weeks.  Betfair follows UltimatePoker, which pulled out of the state entirely.
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