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2014 Super Bowl in NJ Won’t Derail Sports Betting Efforts

New Jersey Sports Betting
New Jersey state lawmakers insist that the successful bid to land the 2014 Super Bowl in the state will not derail their efforts to bring legalized sports betting to NJ citizens.

Van der Sloot Attorney Claims Inconsistencies

Joran Van Der Sloot
Joran van der Sloot remained on the lam Thursday following news that a woman had been stabbed to death in his Lima, Peru hotel room Sunday. The body was found three days later.

European Court Rules on Dutch Gambling Policy

Dutch Gambling
Today, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rendered two preliminary rulings (1) addressing key questions relating to the compliance of the Dutch legislation with the EU Treaty. The cases (C-203/08 and C-258/08) at stake originate in national proceedings involving Ladbrokes and Betfair, two companies, established in the UK.

Australia Gets New Gambling Watchdog in Town: Woof!

Australian gambling remains politically red hot. With the changes in town comes a new watchdog... yep, a man of a different breed who appears to be a shoot straight, and takes a balanced view of the industry. Media Man, Gambling911 and our pack of sniffer dogs pound the pavement and sniff out the story... Ruff

Steve Wynn Sues Joe Francis for Slander

Steve Wynn Joe Francis is reporting that Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has sued "Girls Gone Wild" producer Joe Francis for slander.

Gambling News: Antoine Walker Vegas Debts,

Gambling News
Former NBA star Antoine Walker will appear in court to face felony charges for writing a bad check and failing to pay $900,000 in gambling debts to three Las Vegas casinos. Purchased for $5.5 Mil by Calvin Ayre
One of the most recognized domain names on the Net today,, has been purchased by Calvin Ayre. The founder of acquired the name for $4 million.

What Is An Online Affiliate Program

Australia Media Man, Greg Tingle, offers up a self-promotion piece and answers, among many other questions, What is an online affiliate program? He also explores the latest happenings down under.

eCredit Daily: Card Networks Must Now Detect Betting

Beginning June 1, credit and debit card processors must have "reasonably designed policies and procedures" in place to detect if U.S. transactions are tied to bets placed with Internet gambling sites, according to a finalized rule by the Federal Reserve.

D Day for Online Gambling? UIGEA Takes Effect

Online Gambling UIGEA
June 1, 2010 marks the day that the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) finally goes into effect after passing as an attachment to a Port Security Act in October 2006.

Hurricane Betting Not Likely: Oil Spill Trades Are

Hurricane Betting
With the 2010 Hurricane season set to begin today (June 1), don’t expect online bookmakers to start offering betting odds on Hurricanes hitting the US.

Online Gambling: Prague i-Gaming Affiliate Super Show Recap

The Prague Affiliate Super Show for the online gambling sector is now history. Most of us are now back home after nearly a week of revelry and networking.

Aussie Racing Club Buys Pokies Clubs

The Australian gaming, igaming, racing and overall business sector continues to evolve, as the old adage of only the strong will survive continues to hold true. Media Man and Gambling911 crack the whip at the Aussie racing and pokies sector with this special report...

Is Ken Weitzner Really Dead?

Despite mounting evidence to suggest that online gambling portal pioneer Ken Weitzner really is dead, the most talked about subject at this past week’s Prague i-Gaming Affiliate Super Show (aside from the Calvin Ayre party) was related to Weitzner’s suicide.

Brazil Lottery Winner Escapes Father’s Murder Plot

The winner of a $16 million (11 million pound) lottery jackpot in Brazil escaped his own father's plot to kill him after police caught two contract killers supposedly hired to carry out his murder, local media reported on Friday.

American Gaming Spends $430k on Lobbying

The American Gaming Association spent nearly $430,000 in the first quarter lobbying federal officials about online gambling regulation and enforcement and other issues, according to a recent disclosure report.

How Match Fixing Has Hit The World of Sports Betting

Only this month, Lord Triesman was forced to resign as chairman of the Football Association after alleging that Russia and Spain were attempting to bribe referees ahead of the World Cup, prompting Jérôme Valcke, Fifa’s general secretary, to ask Interpol to look into the claims.

JetBull Closing Party in Prague

The JetBull closing party will take place from 21.00-Late
(that is 9:00 pm for all you North American wankers).

Crown Casino VS Star City Friendly War

The casino and overall gaming industry in the Asia Pacific - Australian regional remains as competitive as ever, with Crown Casino, Star City and Jupiters Hotel and Casino all enjoying expensive upgrades, some into the multi million range. To top it off, another proposed development, Founder Wins DAFT Award While in Prague

The website has awarded founder Chris Costigan with its coveted DAFT Award (Drunk As F’ing Tomorrow).

Craigslist Killer Still Gambling in Prison

The notorious Craigslist killer Philip Markoff continues his gambling ways while in prison

Calvin Ayre Party: Evil Dwarfs and Drones

Calvin Ayre Party
The highly anticipated kickoff to the Prague Affiliate Super Show, the Calvin Ayre party, took place in a remote section outside the city. Tight security guarded the event as only 200 chosen guests were invited.

Internet Censorship in Australia: Senate Transcript

For those of you who have been following the exploits of Australia Communications Director Stephen Conroy and his attempts to censor the Internet here at, we have obtained a copy of the Senate transcript as it relates to Google in Australian Parliament

Brrrr...New York to Host SuperBowl 2014

The NFL today decided to award the 2014 edition of the Super Bowl to the New York area, making it the first cold-weather city to host the February title game outdoors.

PartyGaming Snafu Leaves Many Readers Confused

In a rare gaffe made by the website, readers were provided with news related to PartyGaming that happened in 2006.
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