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Bellagio Chip Bandit Sentenced to 3 to 11 Years

Bellagio Chip Bandit
Anthony Carleo, 30, has been sentenced to 3 to 11 years for the brazen $1.5 million robbery of the Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas.

Smart Phones and Tablets for Online Sports Betting Reach New Bar

Smart Phones and Tablets for Online Sports Betting Mobilehas reached new heights with 20% of current sports wagering activity now being constructed via smart phones and tablet operating systems.

Lesniak Set to Reintroduce Online Gambling Bill in New Jersey: 13000 Jobs Lost

New Jersey Online Gambling Bill
Says Measure Needed to Protect Casino, Horse-Racing Industries

Stanley Ho Named in RICO Complaint

Stanley Ho
Macau casino maven Stanley Ho has been accused of “intentional corruption of a server containing accused database warrants terminating sanctions”.

Oh My God: Priest Possessed by Gambling Addiction Gets 60 Days Prison Sentence

Priest Possessed by Gambling Addiction
A Catholic priest found guilty of embezzling $295,000 to fuel his gambling habit will spend 60 days in prison.  He had been facing 15 years behind bars.

Online Gambling News for August 17, 2011: Congress May Okay Web Gambling

Online Gambling News for August 17, 2011 has your online gambling news for August 17, 2011 including word that Congress anticipates passing online gambling legislation by year's end

Rick Perry for President: Not if You’re a Gambler or Online Poker Player

Rick Perry for President
Texas governor Rick Perry has thrown his (cowboy) hat into the ring, announcing that he's a candidate for President of the United States.

Forget Italy Cash Games: Online Casinos Generating $2.2 Billion Per Year

Online Casinos Italy
With Italy now the biggest online poker market in Europe thanks to 24 hour a day cash games, its online casino sector seems to be getting ignored.

Internet Gambling in Denmark: “High Risk” Players Getting Tax Reform 1 January

Internet Gambling in Denmark
Long a hotbed for Internet gambling before there was even such a thing as the online poker phenomenon, Denmark is looking to institute a new tax law by 1 January.

CNBC: Starved Budgets Result in New Look at Web Gambling

Web Gambling
CNBC filed a report Sunday night regarding local jurisdictions, the District of Columbia included, looking at new ways to generate much needed revenue.  Internet gambling is one such way.

Court Won’t Return Seized Domain Names: Says No Hardship Caused

Court Won’t Return Seized Domain Names
A federal judge has refused to return the domain name of a Spanish company accused of violating copyright law.

Top 10 Gambling Nations: By Gaming Losses

Top 10 Gambling Nations:
The H2 Gambling Capital group, a consultancy firm based out of London, England, has released its Top 10 Gambling Nations by overall adult losses.

Australian Online Gambling Affiliates Come Under Scrutiny

Australia Online Gambling Affiliates
Paddy Power-owned Sportsbet is being accused of keeping its affiliate arrangement secret.

Alabama Vote Selling Gambling Trial Ends With Not Guilty Verdicts

Alabama Vote Selling Gambling Trial Ends With Not Guilty Verdicts
Jurors acquitted or failed to reach a verdict on all charges involving a much publicized Alabama gambling political corruption case.

Merge Poker, Begin Accepting New US Players Again

Merge Poker, Begin Accepting New US Players Again
The Merge Poker Network (Merge Gaming) is expected to begin accepting new US players again in the coming week

Some 50 British Bookmakers Shops Damaged During Riots in London, Liverpool

London Riots Bookmakers
Riots that spread over the past few days throughout Great Britain have left approximately 50 bookmaker shops damaged. 

European Internet Gambling Firms Will Attend Retreat With Vegas Execs, Tribes

Internet Gambling
European Internet gambling, North American casino executives and Native American Tribes are set to meet to discuss future of i-Gaming in the US

Cleopatra Pays Over 21000 euros in Sanremo Casino

Cleopatra Slots Sanremo
A couple from Turin hit the jackpot for 21,404 euros in Turin in Sanremo while playing the Cleopatra slots.

Online Gambling Approved in Greece as Part of Reform Bill

Online Gambling Greece
The Government of Greece has approved online gambling in that struggling nation, permitting Euro licensed operators to commence business there as part of a reform bill.

Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre Mugged by Gang of Girls in Poland

Calvin Ayre Mugged
A ruthless gang of girls mugged Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre while he was vacationing in Poland this past week.

In-Play Wagering, Mobile Gambling Helps Boost William Hill Numbers

William Hill
The UK’s biggest bookmaker, William Hill, witnessed a 23 percent year-on-year increase in online net revenues, driven heavily by mobile and in-play wagering.

Stocks Plummet in Online Gambling Sector

Stocks Online Gambling
Though there was good news reported for William Hill’s online gambling growth during the first half of this year, the sector has not been immune to a recent upheaval in the financial markets.

Sports Betting Ireland: Ladbrokes Hit Hard by Cheltenham

A record number of winning punters caused Ladbrokes Ireland sports betting operations to see profits fall by a third to £3.8 million from £5.7 million during the same period in 2010..

Bubba Smith Dies and So Does His Online Casino

Bubba Smith Dies
Charles "Bubba" Smith, who died Wednesday in Los Angeles at the age of 66, wasn't just a former NFL player who became an actor.

Sweden and Gambling: One in Ten Young People do it

Sweden and Gambling, Young People
A recent study found that one in ten young people living in Sweden gamble.
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