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Poker Players Fear New International Electronic Funds Transfer Policy Proposal

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A new proposal by the Obama administration to have all international electronic funds transfers recorded has poker players on edge.  The online poker playing community fears that such a policy would make it even more difficult to transfer funds to and from their favorite card rooms.

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Best College Football Week Ever

College Football
The Las Vegas sportsbooks are celebrating this week following what they are calling their “best College Football weekend ever” in terms of overall betting and results.

Backed by Reid, Lesniak Hits Back at Harrah's

State Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) sent out an email blast today declaring victory in his standoff with Harrah's.

Online Gambling Processor Daniel Tzvetkoff Likely To Get Reduced Sentence

Daniel Tzvetkoff
Citing a recent case against Canadian online gambling payment processor Douglas Rennick, The Australian newspaper suggested that Aussie Daniel Tzvetkoff could be looking at a similar sentence in the U.S. since both men are essentially charged with the same crime, money laundering and fraud.

Delaware Casinos Now Have NFL Capping Contests

Casinos in the State of Delaware are offering a new type of football wager this NFL season--handicapping con

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Joe Gavazzi  For all you Apple device users...

Betfair Clients Targeted in Inland Revenue Investigation

The taxman is understood to be investigating the use of the exchange by licensed bookmakers and in particular whether they are using it for personal bets or as part of their business – by "laying off" bets to balance their books.

Australian Casino, Gambling And Political News, September 26, 2010

Jenny Woo Speaks Sportingbet Settlement With Legal Counsel Stuart Slotnick

Sportingbet was the first to bring you the news of Sportingbet’s settlement with the US Government for $33 million.  Senior International Correspondent Jenny Woo, who is in Manhattan for a speaking engagement, recently had the chance to sit down with  Sportingbet’s attorney who made it all happen. Stuart Slotnick

Winning Sports Advice App – The Wave of the Future

WSA sports pick app
Mobile is clearly the wave of the future.  At this writing, in the fall of 2010, there are 120 million Apple mobile devices.

William Hill, Ladbrokes, Paddy Power Upward Trends This Week

Ladbrokes has released its Top 25 Global Sports Book rankings for the week of Sep. 24, 2010, which looks at traffic among the top 20 European online sports betting websites.

Bookies Abroad and the Appeal of Gambling Worldwide

The other day offered information on how to become a legal bookie courtesy of  Tony D. of that company discusses the appeal of gambling worldwide and why “banning the bookie” doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. 

iMEGA’s Efforts To Expand Sports Betting in New Jersey and NFL’s Twisted Logic

Sports Betting New Jersey
The Financial Times today covered iMEGA and New Jersey's efforts to permit the expansion of regulated sports betting in the US. It also contains an example of the NFL's weak, logically unsustainable argument in opposition of that effort.

Kentucky Grants Court Transfer, Denies Writ in Online Gambling Case

Kentucky Online Gambling
The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association ( is being directed back to a trial court in a matter concerning the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s attempt to seize some 141 online gambling domain names. 

Missing Michigan Banker Had Gambling Problems

A banker from Mount Clemens, Michigan, who went missing last Saturday, reportedly had a serious gambling addiction ten years ago while living in Las Vegas.  He moved to Michigan in order to start a new life

Online Gambling Figure Ted Loh Passes Away

Ted Loh
Another popular figure in the world of online gambling has passed away.  Ted Loh, known in the sports betting side of the industry as Spearmaster from his days moderating the posting forum site

Become a Legal Bookie

  Want to become a legal bookie?  It’s more easy than ever by utilizing the offshore call centers of

Lucchese Crime Family Gambling Case “Incredibly Massive Volume of Evidence”

Lucchese Crime Family
Deputy Attorney General Mark Eliades claimed on Wednesday that there is “incredibly massive volume of evidence” regarding a case against 34 people allegedly tied to the Lucchese crime family.

Australian Casino And Gambling News - 22nd September 2010

A huge week for Australian casino and gambling news. We're got the Betfair float, Crown Casino king James Packer training on the Bondi Beach to Bronte walk, casino tourism tie ins, casino lovers VS casino haters, casino gossip, lifestyle updates and more.

Australian Casino Wars: Gold Coast MP Behind Jupiters Casino

The Australian casino wars show no sign of slowing down and keep taking off in new tangents with political 'art of war' tactics taking hold on the Gold Coast.

Barney Frank Not Optimistic About Online Gambling Bill

Barney Frank
Bad news for the online gambling industry as Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass) said his bill to legalize the activity was unlikely to clear the House floor before midterm elections.  That could mean only one thing:  Starting over in 2011.

Sportingbet Online Gambling Settlement Agreement Obtained By Gambling911

Stuart Slotnick
Sportingbet, an online gambling firm based in Europe, was represented by Stuart Slotnick. The company’s legal counsel managed to settle with U.S. authorities for a greatly reduced amount than what had previously been anticipated:  $30 million.

Sportingbet Settles For Nearly One Quarter of PartyGaming Forfeiture Deal

Sportingbet has settled with the US Justice Department for just $30 million in an agreement deal entered into late Monday.  Contrast that with the $105 million that will be paid out by competing online gambling firm PartyGaming.

Online Gambling Group Sportingbet Settles With US Government for $33 Mil

One of Europe’s largest online gambling firms, Sportingbet, has settled with the US Government, agreeing to forfeit $33 million. 

About Wall Street Bookies and ESPN Gambling Columns

Wall Street welcomes Tony D. and the folks from to the family.  The company serves as an offshore call center to bookmakers both in the States and abroad.  In today’s discussion Tony D. discusses the Wall Street bookie and takes a look at an interesting trend over at ESPN.
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