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Spain World Cup Loss Has Bookies Smiling

Spain World Cup Loss
With Wednesday’s upset of Spain in the 2010 World Cup versus Switzerland, the bookies both in the UK and online are preparing to celebrate.

Soccer Gambling Thrives in China

China didn't make the cut for this year's World Cup in South Africa, but according to the police, thousands of people have still gotten in on the soccer action by participating in illegal online gambling rings.

Asia Pacific Gaming and Casino News

Australia and the Asia Pacific region remains a hot bed for casino, online casino, gaming, political and internet censorship news. Media Man and Gambling911 have been busy on the phones and pounding the pavement, as we take you on a voyage of casino news discovery that even explorer Captain James Cook may have been proud of...

Republican Congressman Explains Poker Tournaments

Republican Rick Barber is very up front with the fact that he advertised and allowed poker tournaments at the DeJa Vu pool hall just about every night.

Obama Placed Beer Bet With Cameron

Obama Beer Bet
US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron will not be getting any beer, at least not as part of their World Cup bet against one another.

Robert Green Blunder Costs Punters £10million

Robert Green
Most of the money being bet in England on Saturday’s World Cup matchup against the United States was being bet on England. That seems to be a no-brainer. The only question remaining following yesterday’s draw was how much a costly error by the English side cost punters.

Hong Kong World Cup Betting Ring Busted

Hong Kong police said Sunday they have arrested 25 people for running a gambling ring that took bets on World Cup matches worth more than 66 million Hong Kong dollars (8.5 million US dollars).

Star City Casino Hot Bed for Aussie Casino Cheats

Star Casino
Down under in Australia, land of the convicts, seems some of those criminal tendencies keep coming to the surface at land based casinos and pubs. As the "Friendly Casino War" continues between James Packer owned Crown Casino in Melbourne and Star City in Sydney, its seems apparent that Sin City's Star have more of a cheating clientele, or at least that's what the official numbers are showing

Bookies Happy Over Robert Green Gaffe: England Draw

Robert Green
With most of the country probably backing England to win their World Cup match against the USA, British bookies could certainly breathe a sigh of relief for the England draw. They may be the only one’s smiling in Great Britain.

USA vs. England World Cup Betting Brisk

A review of the USA vs. England World Cup betting activity by Gambling911.com suggests brisk action coming in throughout the overnight and early morning hours.

Harrah’s Opposes New Jersey Legalized Online Gambling

New Jersey Online Gambling
Assembly Bill 817, which would permit "in-person wagering at casinos on results of professional sports events, subject to voter approval," was held until Thursday for a committee vote. The full Senate is expected to vote on the bill June 21, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Tzvetkoff Played Santa While Company Crumbled

Daniel Tzvetkoff
Jailed Australian online gambling processing mogul Daniel Tzvetkoff apparently spent large sums of money buying Christmas presents for the children of employees while his company crumbled all around him, according to court documents obtained yesterday.

Australian Casino Jewel Mildura: Christmas Is Coming

Down under in Australia, Mildura way in regional Victoria, the debate over a new casino development heats up. Media Ma and Gambling911 with the story...

Somach to Discuss Weitzner Suicide on Top Radio Show

Gambling911.com reporter Tom Somach will be a special guest on KCAA radio in suburban Los Angeles, California, USA, on Thursday, June 10, 2010.

2010 FIFA World Cup Betting Frenzy Begins in Earnest

2010 FIFA World Cup Betting
Gambling911.com realized a major surge in 2010 FIFA World Cup betting traffic on Wednesday, a sign that the next month should be huge for its prized online sportsbook advertisers.

Brokerage Firm With Alleged Mob Ties Raided in NYC

A New York City brokerage firm with alleged gambling ties was raided on Wednesday with a number of arrests made.

Problem Gambling in Genes

Odds are good that if one of your parents is addicted to gambling, you might be too, a new study of Australian twins concludes.

Harrah’s Builds Lobbying Effort For Online Gambling

Harrah's Entertainment
Harrah’s Entertainment knows the value in legalized online gambling and they so desperately want to be a part of it. The Vegas-based casino company is building a roster of firms to lobby on proposals to legalize online gambling.

World Cup, World Series of Poker: Two Big Sports

The Washington Post this past weekend reported on how the FIFA World Cup and World Series of Poker will be running simultaneously throughout most of June and part of the month of July.

Granny Goes On €2 Million Gambling Spree

Eileen Evis, 61, from Colaton Raleigh, Devon, was jailed in March last year for stealing £140,000 from building firm TAG in Sidmouth, the BBC reported Tuesday. Evis worked as a bookkeeper for the company.

France Issues Eleven Online Betting Licenses

Eleven companies have been licensed and registered by the French government to conduct online betting on sports and horse races, as well as poker, the local regulatory authority said on Tuesday.

Some NJ Lawmakers Betting on the Internet

Blackjack, baccarat, craps and other casino games featured in Atlantic City could become available on the Internet.

Australian Political Casino Wars

Australian casino "wars" continue, as a new political element enter the arena. Media Man and Gambling911 had recently covered the "friendly" casino wars between James Packer's Melbourne based Crown Casino and Tabcorp owned Star City Sydney, but now it seems the unfriendly fire is coming from the New South Wales government. By default, Melbourne wins another round against Sydney as the casino 'State Of Origin' continues

Famed Pro Sports Bettor Lem Banker Gets Swindled

Lem Banker
Lem Banker is considered one of the most famous sports betting touts in the world. This weekend he claims that thieves made off with more than $3 million worth of coins, cash and jewelry from his safety deposit boxes.

Gambling Giants Hold Macau Get-Together

Asia's leading gambling trade show and conference, Global Gaming Expo Asia, kicks off on Tuesday in Macau, the world's largest gambling center and the only place where casino gambling is legal in China.
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