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Australian Casino Violence: Another Burswood Attack

An extremely violent attack took place outside Burswood Entertainment Complex this past week.

Potato Peeler Robber Who Held Up Bookies Gets 5 Years Prison

In one of the more bizarre robberies ever reported, a man was sentenced to 5 years behind bars for robbing a bookmaker.  The weapon:  A potato peeler!

Australian Media Wars Featuring Packer and the Murdochs

Casino tycoon James Packer, Rupert Murdoch, Lachlan Murdoch and friends all manoeuvring to make the most of the upcoming changes in Australian media law

Gambino Crime Family Associate Andrew Merola Sentenced to 11 Years

A Gambino Crime family associate, Andrew Merola of Toms River, New Jersey, has been sentenced to 11 years

Online Sportsbook Complaints For Last Week of October 2010

A series of online sportsbook complaints occurring across the World Wide Web are being monitored by the final week of October 2010.

Gambling to Blame for Former Georgetown, NBA Player’s Shooting

Charles E. Smith Shooting
The October 21 shooting of former NBA player Charles E. Smith in the Fairwood community of Bowie, Maryland, was over a gambling dispute

Advice for Agents – Precautions When Using a Cell Phone

  Agents are probably some of the most cautious people on Earth. Experience tells them that confidentiality and security are two of the most important values to keep a bookmaking job.

Bookie, Enforcer Has Bail Reduced By Court

Andover, Massachusetts residents and accused bookmaker/loan shark and his “enforcer” had their bails reduced by a judge on Tuesday.

James Bond Casino Icon Aston Martin Sale Today

James Bond Aston Martin
Today, finally, the James Bond DB5 Aston Martin goes up for auction in London

Las Vegas Casino Bathroom Robberies Routine?

Las Vegas Casino Bathroom Robberies
Did it have to take a weekend murder of a man in a Las Vegas casino bathroom to wake Sin City gaming establishments up

Microgaming Named in Kentucky Internet Gambling Suit

A civil suit filed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky against the Internet gambling industry has added Microgaming as a third defendant. 

Sports Betting Mob Leader Facing Up To 12 Years In Prison

  Andrew Merola, 42, faces up to 12 years in prison when he is sentenced Friday on charges of racketeering and sports betting. 

Las Vegas Casino Bathroom Robber Kills Victim: Scott Montgomery Lucky

Another robbery in a Las Vegas casino bathroom and this time the victim didn’t make it out alive.

Pigeons Gambling Doesn’t Pay

  We've been hunting the world over for unusual gambling news, and have we got a prize catch for you.....try pigeons gambling.

Expert Advisory Panel Announced For Australian Gambling

Australian Gambling
  An Expert Advisory Panel has been announced for the Australian gambling sector with 22 individuals on board.

Australians Comms Minister To Force Big Brother Internet Connection

  Stephen Conroy and Australian government law are under the microscope today.
Oct 21 2010 - 10:37pm

Paddy Power Poker Chip Stack Makes Guinness World Record Book

Paddy Power Chip Stack
Paddy Power enters Guinness World Record Book With Tallest Chip Stack.
Oct 21 2010 - 11:24am

Australian James Packer Expanding Gambling, Media Interests

James Packer
  Australian and Asia Pacific gambling and lifestyle king, James Packer, is further expanding his mainstream media interests, with Network Ten appearing to be a key focus.
Oct 20 2010 - 12:15pm

America’s Most Wanted: “Murderous” Mother And Son Arrested In Atlantic City

Michelle Costello, 43, and her son Peter, 19, were captured at the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
Oct 20 2010 - 11:43am

IMG Vice President Admits CEO Bet On Roger Federer Tennis Match

Roger Federer Tennis Betting
  IMG’s vice president told AOL Fanhouse this week that the company’s CEO did in fact bet on the 2007 Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal French Open final.
Oct 20 2010 - 11:29am

More College Age Males Gambling Online

College Males Gambling Online
  A recent survey found that gambling online among college age males has risen 14 percent over the last two years.  The economic crisis seems to have had little negative impact on the gambling habits of those in this particular group.
Oct 19 2010 - 7:17pm

Ted Forstmann Not An Agent To Tiger Woods or Roger Federer Says Rep

  The firm representing Ted Forstmann has advised that he does not act as an agent for either Tiger Woods or Roger Federer. 
Oct 19 2010 - 3:29pm

Online Sportsbooks Get Beaten Badly in Week 6 of NFL: Eagles Save Day

Online Sportsbooks
  The online sportsbooks and Las Vegas shops lost badly this past weekend with some of the more heavily bet on teams covering. 
Oct 19 2010 - 9:53am

Casino And Gambling News Down Under October 19, 2010

Australia remains home to some of the hottest casino, online casino, gambling and gaming news on the planet. 
Oct 18 2010 - 8:50pm

South Korean Pop Star Rain Sued in US Over Gambling Debt

  South Korean pop icon Rain (real name Jung Ji-Hoon) has been sued in the United States over an alleged US$150,000 gambling debt
Oct 18 2010 - 11:41am
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