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Craigslist Killer Commits Suicide in Jail

Craigslist Killer
The so-called Craigslist Killer has committed suicide in a Massachusetts jail

Australian Casino, Poker and Political News

Australia is once again home to some of the world's most interesting and unique casino, gambling, poker and political news this week. Movie stars with 3D presentations at Aussie casinos, casino gang crime, Australian rock legend to release slot game to pubs, poker tours, political election betting, 

Crown Casino Chinatown Crime Figures Busted

Crown Casino
Australian casino news sees the crime theme continue with this report that a major Aussie - Chinatown criminal syndicate has been busted. Casino chips, drugs, guns... you name it. Crown Casino has been attracting colourful and worldwide headlines of late, and this latest turn of events is no exception.

PartyGaming Kentucky Complaint Now Up On Gambling911

Payton O’Brien, Senior Editor of the Gambling911.com website has worked tirelessly at obtaining the said document.

Readers React to Costa Rica Hotel Del Rey Crime Story

Costa Rica
One of the hottest stories on the Gambling911.com website Friday was Jagajeet Chiba’s look at escalating crime in Costa Rica, highlighted by a multiple shooting spree in front of the infamous Hotel Del Rey, which is a favorite stomping ground for online gambling operators and employees. 

Friday The 13th: Gamble, Play Poker, Be Merry

Friday The 13th
Some of you Gambling911.com readers will opt not to gamble this Friday The 13th (August 13, 2010).  It’s understandable.  Friday The 13th is supposed to bring bad luck.  Do not walk under ladders.  Do not cross before a black cat. 

Shooting at Online Gambling Hotbed Highlights Costa Rica Crime Escalation

Hotel Del Rey Costa Rica
News on Wednesday that there was a shooting outside the popular San Jose, Costa Rica online gambling hangout of the infamous Hotel Del Rey has sent shockwaves through the sector.

Alberta Now Wants Online Gambling

online gambling
The Canadian province of Alberta, which is also headquarters to the Gambling911.com news and information website (a la the glorious city of Lloydminster), is now looking to legalize online gambling.

State of Kentucky Crashes Party For PartyGaming

PartyGaming
PartyGaming wants so desperately to enter the U.S. market once federal online poker legislation passes.  The Commonwealth of Kentucky was probably not in the cards when it came to those grandiose plans however.

Beating the Australian Censors: Publishers Fight Back Against Big Brother

Australia
Australia media, new media, gaming media and political media continues to have fun and games with the Aussie Government and election coverage.  Online and offline censorship, and Australia's telecommunications sector including broadband, publishing and freedom of the press are enjoying solid coverage.

Online Gambling Hotspot Hotel Del Rey Shot At

Hotel Del Rey Costa Rica
It is the hangout of every online gambling operator and their employees in Costa Rica….the infamous Hotel Del Rey.

Breaking News: PartyGaming Named in Kentucky Lawsuit

PartyGaming
The Commonwealth of Kentucky on Wednesday has named PartyGaming along with Pocket Kings, software provider for Full Tilt Poker, in its suit against the online gambling sector.  This is the first time that PartyGaming has specifically been named in a lawsuit filed by a U.S. government branch since leaving the market in October 2006. 

Major Obstacle to Online Poker Legislation Removed: NFL Backs Down

NFL
The National Football League (NFL), online gambling’s most hardened opponent for more than a decade, has announced its intentions not to oppose HR 2267, a measure that seeks to legalize Internet poker. 

Gunned Down Casino Model Holly Graham Finally Faces Crazed Ex In Court

Holly Graham
Australian casino news remains all the rage, with crime, revamps and politics dominating the news. Today we update you on Australia's Star City Casino gunman and the ex casino model who is moving forward with her life, beating the odds. Media Man and Gambling911 give you a front row seat at the courtroom.

American Gaming Association Spends More Than $360K On Lobbying

  The American Gaming Association spent more than $360,000 in the second quarter lobbying federal officials about Internet poker and other forms of gambling, among other matters, according to a recent disclosure report.

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
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
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.
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