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Facebook’s Zynga Poker Would Benefit Most From Online Poker Law

Facebook’s Zynga Poker
While there has been so much talk about the Las Vegas casinos and European online gambling companies jumping into the U.S. online poker market assuming legislation passes in the next few months to legalize the activity, the real winner may be Facebook.

Betting on College Grades: 34 Campuses Support Concept

Think you're going to ace freshman year? Want to put money on that?

Online Gaming Could Mean $500 Million Jackpot for Ontario Coffers

Legalized online gambling in Ontario could mean a $500 million annual windfall to the cash-strapped provincial government, Liberal sources say.

Alabama’s Victoryland Casino Closes With Raid Looming

Alabama Victoryland Casino
Alabama’s biggest casino, Victoryland, closed down voluntarily as a court ruling loomed that would likely result in a raid of the state’s largest electronic bingo operation.  Victoryland is the last of the non-Indian casinos doing business in Alabama.

Crown Casino Ferrari Thief Gets Jail

Crown Casino Ferrari
Australian casino news keeps coming thick and fast. Crown Casino, the crown in the jewel of Aussie casino king James Packer, experienced a dash of The Fast And The Furious a few months back in a rare Ferrari theft incident that attracted worldwide headlines. Media Man and Gambling911 put you in the drivers seat with this Pink Panther meets Naked Gun and Heist calamity, which has finally seen the daring thief behind bars...

U.S. Navy Joins Forces With Marines In Online Gambling Haven Costa Rica

Navy Costa Rica
First the online gambling Mecca of Costa Rica announced grandiose plans to have some 7000 U.S. Marines occupy that Central American nation, now comes word that the Legislative Assembly has granted docking permission to the 800-meter navy ship USS Iwo Jima, scheduled to arrive in the Caribbean port of Limón in late August.

More Deals For PartyGaming?

PartyGaming has said it plans on playing an active role in the consolidation process in online gambling over the next year following its planned merger with Austrian sports betting power house bwin and the opportunity for entry into the lucrative U.S. market. 

Will Harry Reid Support Online Poker Legislation? Reps Confident

The three Nevadans in the House of Representatives are rallying to support the legalization of Internet gaming.

Australian Casino And Political News August 8, 2010

Australia shows no sign of loosing its top spot as both a casino, online casino and political hotbed. The upcoming federal election, anti Internet filter forum, sweet casino deals and revamp to many of Australia's land based casinos adds further fuel to the fire. Media Man and Gambling911 follows the campaign trail, dodging and weaving around the Aussie casino wars with another jam packed report for your culinary delight...

Parasol, De Leon Won’t Be Party Poopers

PartyGaming is ready to enter the U.S. market assuming legislation is passed that would allow for online poker companies to be licensed in the States.

A Victory For Internet Censorship In Australia

Australia Internet Filter
There will not be any Web filtering in Australia, at least not in the foreseeable future.

Australian Casino Wars: Causalities Upcoming?

The famed Australian casino wars continue to evolved with Tabcorp's Star City Casino in 'Sin City' spending an additional $285 million in upgrades including Lear jets, answering James Packer's Crown Limited (Crown Casino and Burswood Entertainment Complex) who are also upgrading with Crown focusing on a full entertainment and lifestyle experience. Star City (Tabcorp) remaining the main players on the giant casino chess board down under.

Barney Frank: PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Could Still Get Licensed in U.S.

Full Tilt Poker
Following passage of a measure to legalize online gambling in the United States in a House Subcommittee last week, there was much concern over an amendment that seemingly would prevent online poker powerhouses PokerStars and Full Tilt from obtaining licenses in the States.  

Congressman Barney Frank Talks Online Poker Measure With Gambling911

Barney Frank
This week Senior International Correspondent Jenny Woo sat down with House Financial Services Committee Chairman Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass) to discuss HR 2267, a measure he sponsored that would ultimately legalize online poker. 

Online Casino Affiliate Remembered: Wife Needs Lung Transplant

Online Casinos
The online casino affiliate community has come together in an effort to raise money for the wife of one of its own who is in desperate need of a lung transplant. 

Australia Gambling and Political News (August 5, 2010)

Recession Hits Sports Tout Business as Sevransky Home Goes Into Foreclosure has learned that the home of well known sports handicapper Ted Sevransky has gone into foreclosure.

Canada Tightens Law on Organized Crime

The Canadian government Wednesday unveiled a new set of rules aimed at countering organized crime.

Barney Frank: Online Poker Bill Will Pass With Help From The People

Barney Frank
In an exclusive interview with’s Senior International Correspondent Jenny Woo, Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass) said he was confident about his online poker legislation passing but stressed that the American people would have much influence on this happening.

Plug Pulled On Michael Jackson Online Casino

Michael Jackson Online Casino
An online casino featuring unauthorized images of the late pop icon Michael Jackson has been taken off the Web.  It was not immediately clear as to whether the site operators volunteered to remove the website or whether hosting service yanked

Free £200 Bet Ad Bad Says Advertising Standards Authority


Best Online Casino Spam Ever: Get A Refund For Any Deposit You Ever Made

Here at we get so many spam emails (and scam emails).  This one was just too good to pass up and share with our readers.  Enjoy!

IMEGA vs. Holder - Federal Defendant's Motion to Dismiss

IMEGA vs. Holder
Read the entire brief - IMEGA vs. Holder - Federal Gov. Motions to Dismiss, August 2, 2010

Cyprus: Gambling Ban Bill Nears Completion

A DRAFT bill designed to ban online gambling will likely be sent to the European Commission next week and should be voted into law before the end of the year.

Cash Strapped California Wants Legalized Sports Betting

The state of California continues to struggle with debt ($19 billion and counting), has slashed many state jobs, furloughed many of the others, and has no budget in place because the Republicans and Democrats in the legislature can't agree on what's best.  You have to wonder if they could agree on the color of orange juice.
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