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Bookies Abroad and the Appeal of Gambling Worldwide

The other day offered information on how to become a legal bookie courtesy of  Tony D. of that company discusses the appeal of gambling worldwide and why “banning the bookie” doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. 

iMEGA’s Efforts To Expand Sports Betting in New Jersey and NFL’s Twisted Logic

Sports Betting New Jersey
The Financial Times today covered iMEGA and New Jersey's efforts to permit the expansion of regulated sports betting in the US. It also contains an example of the NFL's weak, logically unsustainable argument in opposition of that effort.

Kentucky Grants Court Transfer, Denies Writ in Online Gambling Case

Kentucky Online Gambling
The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association ( is being directed back to a trial court in a matter concerning the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s attempt to seize some 141 online gambling domain names. 

Missing Michigan Banker Had Gambling Problems

A banker from Mount Clemens, Michigan, who went missing last Saturday, reportedly had a serious gambling addiction ten years ago while living in Las Vegas.  He moved to Michigan in order to start a new life

Online Gambling Figure Ted Loh Passes Away

Ted Loh
Another popular figure in the world of online gambling has passed away.  Ted Loh, known in the sports betting side of the industry as Spearmaster from his days moderating the posting forum site

Become a Legal Bookie

  Want to become a legal bookie?  It’s more easy than ever by utilizing the offshore call centers of

Lucchese Crime Family Gambling Case “Incredibly Massive Volume of Evidence”

Lucchese Crime Family
Deputy Attorney General Mark Eliades claimed on Wednesday that there is “incredibly massive volume of evidence” regarding a case against 34 people allegedly tied to the Lucchese crime family.

Australian Casino And Gambling News - 22nd September 2010

A huge week for Australian casino and gambling news. We're got the Betfair float, Crown Casino king James Packer training on the Bondi Beach to Bronte walk, casino tourism tie ins, casino lovers VS casino haters, casino gossip, lifestyle updates and more.

Australian Casino Wars: Gold Coast MP Behind Jupiters Casino

The Australian casino wars show no sign of slowing down and keep taking off in new tangents with political 'art of war' tactics taking hold on the Gold Coast.

Barney Frank Not Optimistic About Online Gambling Bill

Barney Frank
Bad news for the online gambling industry as Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass) said his bill to legalize the activity was unlikely to clear the House floor before midterm elections.  That could mean only one thing:  Starting over in 2011.

Sportingbet Online Gambling Settlement Agreement Obtained By Gambling911

Stuart Slotnick
Sportingbet, an online gambling firm based in Europe, was represented by Stuart Slotnick. The company’s legal counsel managed to settle with U.S. authorities for a greatly reduced amount than what had previously been anticipated:  $30 million.

Sportingbet Settles For Nearly One Quarter of PartyGaming Forfeiture Deal

Sportingbet has settled with the US Justice Department for just $30 million in an agreement deal entered into late Monday.  Contrast that with the $105 million that will be paid out by competing online gambling firm PartyGaming.

Online Gambling Group Sportingbet Settles With US Government for $33 Mil

One of Europe’s largest online gambling firms, Sportingbet, has settled with the US Government, agreeing to forfeit $33 million. 

About Wall Street Bookies and ESPN Gambling Columns

Wall Street welcomes Tony D. and the folks from to the family.  The company serves as an offshore call center to bookmakers both in the States and abroad.  In today’s discussion Tony D. discusses the Wall Street bookie and takes a look at an interesting trend over at ESPN.

Online Gambling Show Yet To Replace Jailed Keynote Speaker

Roderick Wright
With only weeks until the 9th annual European iGaming Congress and Expo (known also as the EiG Online Gambling Conference) slated to be held in Barcelona, Spain, organizers are said to be scrambling to replace California State Senator Roderick Wright

Another Online Gambling Site Shuts Down: Sega Says Goodbye

Sega Online Gambling
Sega has closed its online poker and casino website powered by Playtech.  The company’s website had warned of the pending closure and advised players to withdraw all funds by September 15.

$8 Million Class Action Suit Entered Against Harrah’s

Approximately 350,000 people will receive a court-ordered notice advising them that they are class members in a class action lawsuit against Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. for violations of New Jersey advertising laws

BBC: Football Association Considers Banning Bets by Players

English football bosses are considering whether to tighten the rules about players betting on matches.

Australia and Asia Pacific Gambling News - September 20, 2010

The Australian and Asia Pacific gambling and gaming sector remains red hot. Today we've got casino tycoon James Packer ramping up Crown Casino and City of Dreams Macau, reaping the benefits, Star City Casino management changes....

Poker Voters of America Legislator, EiG Keynote Speaker Rod Wright Jailed

Rod Wright
The primary legislator backing Poker Voters of America lobbying efforts to legalize online poker in the state of California, Senator Rod Wright, has been hit by 8 felony charges including voter fraud, false declaration of candidacy and two counts of perjury.  The Senator was also a scheduled key note speaker for the upcoming 9th Annual European iGaming Congress and Expo. 

Football Lines Service Company Don Best Joins Gambling911 Family

Don Best Line Service
The world’s foremost football lines service company, Don Best, will be joining the family, it was announced on Thursday.

Brennan Jr. Discusses New Jersey Sports Betting, The NFL, and Online Poker

In Part II of Senior International Correspondent Jenny Woo’s intensive sit downinterview with Joe Brennan, Jr, Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association founder, Brennan talks about his efforts to legalize sports betting in the state of New Jerse

Bet365 Closes in on Betfair

Bet365 continued to increase its traffic this week and was closing in on number one Betfair. 

Brennan, Jr: Math Will Be Key To Online Poker Measure Becoming Law

Joe Brennan Jr.
In a sit down interview with Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association founder Joe Brennan, Jr.,’s Senior International Correspondent Jenny Woo covered everything from the chances of online poker becoming legal on both the federal and state level to his opinion as to why the NFL seems to have backed down in its opposition to legalized Internet poker. 

Joe Gavazzi Launches Sports Handicapping Site:, owned by Handicapper Joe Gavazzi, is pleased to announce the completion of our next generation website

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