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Fallout From Costa Rica Raids Continues

Costa Rica Raids
The fallout from a raid on the Costa Rican offices of Absolute Poker/ UB.com continues

Casinos Reopening in Tunica Following Record Floods

Casinos Reopening in Tunica
The Gold Strike Casino was among three properties that began opening for business this week following two weeks of record flooding from a swollen Mississippi River

Gambling Australian Gambling Reform Committee Hopeful Of Results

Enter the Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform in Australia.

Gold Strike Casino Reopens in Tunica

Gold Strike Casino
Driven by an unwavering commitment to the employees, residents and visitors of the Mid-South region, MGM Resorts International’s Gold Strike Casino Resort Tunica will reopen its doors for business today

Gambling911.com Twitter is Your Place for Breaking News

Gambling911.com Twitter
For those of you who haven’t checked it out, Gambling911.com Twitter offers the latest breaking news, often much quicker than the website itself.

Howard Lederer Vegas Home Worth $2.9 Million

Howard Lederer Vegas Home
The mansion purchased by Full Tilt Poker bigwig pro rep Howard Lederer is a rare commodity in Las Vegas these days. 

Gambling911.com Removes Absolute Poker, UB.com Ad Banners

Gambling911.com
Gamlbing911.com has decided to temporarily remove Absolute Poker and UB.com banners and buttons until which time all US players are paid in full.

Attorney Who Blew Jay Cohen Case Ben Brafman Defending IMF Alleged Rapist

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Attorney Ben Brafman
The high-profile New York attorney who bungled the Jay Cohen case is defending the French official who was arrested and charged with sexual assault on a hotel maid, Gamblng911.can reveal in another exclusive report!

Bellagio Bandit May Have Robbed Suncoast Casino

Bellagio Bandit
The so-called Bellagio Bandit, Anthony Carleo, may be facing charges in connection with a robbery at the Suncoast Casino in Las Vegas.

Galaxy Casino Opens in Macau: Price Tag $2 Billion

Galaxy Casino Opens in Macau
With a price tag of just $2 billion (that’s with a “b”), the extravagant Galaxy Casino opened in Macau, the world’s largest gambling Mecca.

Facebook Casino Firm DoubleDown Interactive Reaches 1.2M

DoubleDown Casino
The Facebook casino application, DoubleDown Interactive, operator of the DoubleDown Casino games, this week hit an important milestone.

Australian Gambling News: Congrats to Crown Casino’s James Packer

Congrats to Crown's James Packer for his ongoing development of Crown Limited, creating employment opportunities for thousands of Australians

Strong Earthquakes Hits Online Gambling Hub of Costa Rica: Some Damage Reported

Costa Rica Earthquake
A magnitude-6 earthquake shook the capital city of Costa Rica on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Case Against Online Poker Sites Weak Says I. Nelson Rose

Case Against Online Poker Sites
Noted gambling industry attorney I. Nelson Rose breaks down the case against three online poker rooms indicted on April 15:  PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and UB.com.

Lawsuit: Chuck E. Cheese “Operating Illegal Gambling Business”

Chuck E. Cheese Gambling
The Chuck E. Cheese restaurant franchise is being sued for operating what one parent calls “illegal gambling businesses”.

64,000 Gambling Addicts in Austria

Gambling Addicts in Austria
Austria has 64,000 gambling addictions, according to a recent Gallop poll.

Former Mets Clubhouse Manager to be Arrested

Mets Clubhouse Manager to be Arrested
Long time Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels was about to be arrested on Wednesday for his role in a sports memorabilia scheme that stemmed from a gambling probe

Tunica Casinos May Not Open In Time For Memorial Day Weekend

Tunica Casinos Flooding
A Caesar’s Tunica casino official advised CNN Tuesday night the gambling properties might not open for at least another two weeks due to flooding from the Mississippi River.

UB.com, Absolute Poker Reach Agreement With US Attorney’s Office

UB.com, Absolute Poker Reach Agreement With US Attorney’s Office
Absolute Poker has reached an agreement with the United States Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York ("SDNY").

Is QuiBids.com Legalized Online Gambling?

QuiBids.com
Get a $1,500 HDTV for just $1.  That’s the lure of QuiBids.com, an online auction website that some say is gambling.

Cohen: Incestuous Relationship Between US Attorney's Office and Firm Defending Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker
Operator says firm representing Full Tilt Poker has had "incentuous" relationship with office in charge of prosecuting the online poker company.

G911 World Exclusive: Jay Cohen Prosecutor Defending Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker
In an ironic twist of fate, a woman who helped prosecute online gambling sites for the U.S. government in 1998 is now helping to defend Full Tilt Poker from U.S. government prosecution

Head of Employment Agency Threatens to Report UB.com to Feds

An early morning raid on the Costa Rican offices of UB.com and Absolute Poker Friday appears to have stemmed from a feud between company officials and the head of an employment agency let go by UB.com earlier in the week.

Disgruntled Employees at Center of Costa Rican Raids on Internet Poker Businesses

A series of raids were conducted by Costa Rican authorities against individuals involved in online poker companies indicted by the US Justice Department on April 15, 2011.

US Feds Seize Home of Playboy Playmate Destiny Davis in Online Poker Crackdown

US prosecutors moved to seized a Las Vegas mansion belonging to Playboy Magazine’s Miss January in 2005 Destiny Davis as part of a crackdown on Internet gambling.
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