One of the most controversial stories to appear on the Gambling911.com website during the month of November centered on Merge Poker Network's online poker room, Aced.com, refusing to pay players as a result of a dispute between Merge and payment platform PIC Club.
Submitted by C Costigan on Tue, 11/24/2009 - 22:30
Experts who study gambling addiction remain a long way from knowing why people develop gambling problems. But researchers now know what happens inside the brains of gambling addicts that fuels the addiction, and how best to help them.
Steve Wynn and Elaine Wynn have struck a court-approved financial agreement that splits up their estimated $2 billion gambling empire and paves the way for the divorce he has been seeking for eight months.
The government has proposed the creation of a fund that would lead to bookmakers handing over millions of pounds to Sport England for reinvestment in grassroots sport as part of a new voluntary code, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper.
Disgraced NBA referree Tim Donaghy talked to a professional gambler before every game he officiated during a months-long betting conspiracy, the gambler tells HBO's "Real Sports" in an interview to air tomorrow night.
Maltese police are in the process of investigating a now defunct online poker room network that included websites BetOnBet, Eurolinx and Linx Casino, who shut down following the liquidation of parent company Linx Media Company.
Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on Mon, 11/23/2009 - 10:40
While the online bookmakers needed the Indianapolis Colts to lose against Baltimore to enjoy a successful day, other games managed to go the bookies way including Pittsburgh’s shock loss to Kansas City and the Giants failed cover
Submitted by C Costigan on Sun, 11/22/2009 - 17:15
Cops plucked the "Top Tomato" of a Staten Island sports-betting operation yesterday, along with a rogues' gallery of leg breakers, bookies and corrupt government workers involved in two resurgent Mafia factions, authorities said.
The popular Golden Casino brand will be closing its doors to US players come December 1, 2009. The announcement is believed to relate to an investigation overseen by the US Attorney's Office out of Baltimore, Maryland.
Submitted by C Costigan on Tue, 11/17/2009 - 13:54
Las Vegas has cleaned up since its days as a magnet for ill-gotten mobster gains, but a Canadian insider trading scam has exposed the smaller-scale money laundering still going on in the desert city's casinos.
U.S. casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. plans to resume work in January on its multibillion-dollar gambling resorts in Macau after suspending construction last year amid a massive funding crunch, the company said.
Gambling on Friday The 13th (which is today) is an acceptable and welcome practice. Because the activity is often viewed in the same realm as "sex" and "drinking alcohol", Friday the 13th should be viewed as a "lucky" holiday for the gambler much as Halloween is a day of joy for a witch.
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