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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,

Gambling911.com Founder Wins DAFT Award While in Prague

The website CalvinAyre.com has awarded Gambling911.com 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 Gambling911.com, 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

PartyGaming
In a rare gaffe made by the Gambling911.com website, readers were provided with news related to PartyGaming that happened in 2006.

Australian Casino, Gaming and Sports Betting Trends

It's a red hot week, month in fact, for the Australian and Asia Pacific gaming and igaming sector. Following the public release of the Aussie government Australian Productivity Report. Media Man and Gambling911 continue to dissect the report, and what it means to both casual and hardcore gamblers, gamers, punters et al...

Online Gambling Boss Jailed 14 Years for Murder of Wife

The boss of an online gaming company who stabbed his wife to death as she slept in their bedroom was jailed for at least 14 years at the Old Bailey today.

Missouri Man Charged in Online Gambling Scheme

A Missouri man has been charged with money laundering related to online gambling.

Australian Gambling Report Asks Federal Government to Control

The Australian Productivity report on gaming and gambling has come out, but relax - it's not all bad news.

Neteller Scam: Former Customers Being Called

Neteller Scam
Gambling911.com is warning its readers to be very cautious should they receive a phone call or email that claims to be from Neteller, the once prominent online gambling payment processing company that catered heavily to the North American market but was forced to pull out following a high profile arrest of both founders in early 2007.

Australian Sports Form Anti-Corruption Alliance

John Higgins Scandal Bribe
A sports betting fix and salary cap rorting re Melbourne Storm was the recent trigger, but most insiders agree there's been issues with the integrity of Australia sports for decades, and we're not just talking about Aussie Olympic team and management stuff ups. Media Man and Gambling911 go crash tackling, body slamming and Hills Hoist clotheslining with this report...

Man Acquitted of Killing Binion's Casino Executive Released

Binions
A man who was convicted then acquitted of killing a well-known Binion's casino executive has been released on parole.

Congressman Josephn Abruzzo to Speak at Online Gambling Show

Everybody is heading to Prague this week for the big online gambling affiliate super show known as the i-Gaming Super Show and of course Gambling911.com will be there as well. Over 2000 industry people are expected to be in attendance. And show organizers have just announced a new addition: The keynote speaker will be none other than Congressman Josephn Abruzzo.

Arrest Made in Burswood Casino Firearms Case

Loyal readers, Americans, Australians, Canadians, Asians... the world over... it didn't take long for Burswood Casino aka Burswood Entertainment Complex, to make the news again (for the wrong reasons).

July Markup on Internet Gambling Scheduled

Internet Gambling
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank has announced intentions to mark up HR 2267 in July.

New Australian Mildura Casino Tourism On Cards?

Casino talk, mergers, take over et al, continue to be all the rage down under in Australia, and land based casinos, online enterprises, and now even airports are buying into the excitement. Media Man and Gambling911 jet down to Victoria, in regional Mildura to catch the chit chat at the airport lounge...

Weitzner Owed Large Sums of Money Before Suicide Pact

Ken Weitzner
Officials at the EOG.com website have finally come forward to confirm that the website’s late founder did owe significant gambling debts prior to taking his own life last month. Weitzner and his wife both inhaled lethal amounts of poisonous carbon dioxide and pills in their Chesapeake, Virginia home.

Florida State Lottery Being Sued for Refusing to Pay Prize

A Florida woman is suing the State of Florida for $500,000 after she claims she won the lottery but the state refuses to pay her.

Richard Branson Expanding Virgin Gaming iGaming Empire

Richard Branson
Gaming, gambling and iGaming fans, have we got some news hot of the press for you. Our bat phone has been running hot hot hot!

Sports Off Shore Agent Charges Predates Online Gambling Law

Online Gambling
In one of the more laughable news stories in recent weeks, we learn that a Beverly, Massachusetts man is being hailed as "the first person in Massachusetts charged with violating a 2006 federal law that restricts Internet gambling". The law in question is the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA).
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