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Slots.com Purchased for $5.5 Mil by Calvin Ayre

Slots.com
One of the most recognized domain names on the Net today, Slots.com, has been purchased by Calvin Ayre. The founder of Bodog.com acquired the name for $4 million.

What Is An Online Affiliate Program

Australia Media Man, Greg Tingle, offers up a self-promotion piece and answers, among many other questions, What is an online affiliate program? He also explores the latest happenings down under.

eCredit Daily: Card Networks Must Now Detect Betting

Beginning June 1, credit and debit card processors must have "reasonably designed policies and procedures" in place to detect if U.S. transactions are tied to bets placed with Internet gambling sites, according to a finalized rule by the Federal Reserve.

D Day for Online Gambling? UIGEA Takes Effect

Online Gambling UIGEA
June 1, 2010 marks the day that the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) finally goes into effect after passing as an attachment to a Port Security Act in October 2006.

Hurricane Betting Not Likely: Oil Spill Trades Are

Hurricane Betting
With the 2010 Hurricane season set to begin today (June 1), don’t expect online bookmakers to start offering betting odds on Hurricanes hitting the US.

Online Gambling: Prague i-Gaming Affiliate Super Show Recap

The Prague Affiliate Super Show for the online gambling sector is now history. Most of us are now back home after nearly a week of revelry and networking.

Aussie Racing Club Buys Pokies Clubs

The Australian gaming, igaming, racing and overall business sector continues to evolve, as the old adage of only the strong will survive continues to hold true. Media Man and Gambling911 crack the whip at the Aussie racing and pokies sector with this special report...

Is Ken Weitzner Really Dead?

Despite mounting evidence to suggest that online gambling portal pioneer Ken Weitzner really is dead, the most talked about subject at this past week’s Prague i-Gaming Affiliate Super Show (aside from the Calvin Ayre party) was related to Weitzner’s suicide.

Brazil Lottery Winner Escapes Father’s Murder Plot

The winner of a $16 million (11 million pound) lottery jackpot in Brazil escaped his own father's plot to kill him after police caught two contract killers supposedly hired to carry out his murder, local media reported on Friday.

American Gaming Spends $430k on Lobbying

The American Gaming Association spent nearly $430,000 in the first quarter lobbying federal officials about online gambling regulation and enforcement and other issues, according to a recent disclosure report.

How Match Fixing Has Hit The World of Sports Betting

Only this month, Lord Triesman was forced to resign as chairman of the Football Association after alleging that Russia and Spain were attempting to bribe referees ahead of the World Cup, prompting Jérôme Valcke, Fifa’s general secretary, to ask Interpol to look into the claims.

JetBull Closing Party in Prague

The JetBull closing party will take place from 21.00-Late
(that is 9:00 pm for all you North American wankers).

Crown Casino VS Star City Friendly War

The casino and overall gaming industry in the Asia Pacific - Australian regional remains as competitive as ever, with Crown Casino, Star City and Jupiters Hotel and Casino all enjoying expensive upgrades, some into the multi million range. To top it off, another proposed development,

Gambling911.com Founder Wins DAFT Award While in Prague

The website CalvinAyre.com has awarded Gambling911.com founder Chris Costigan with its coveted DAFT Award (Drunk As F’ing Tomorrow).

Craigslist Killer Still Gambling in Prison

The notorious Craigslist killer Philip Markoff continues his gambling ways while in prison

Calvin Ayre Party: Evil Dwarfs and Drones

Calvin Ayre Party
The highly anticipated kickoff to the Prague Affiliate Super Show, the Calvin Ayre party, took place in a remote section outside the city. Tight security guarded the event as only 200 chosen guests were invited.

Internet Censorship in Australia: Senate Transcript

For those of you who have been following the exploits of Australia Communications Director Stephen Conroy and his attempts to censor the Internet here at Gambling911.com, we have obtained a copy of the Senate transcript as it relates to Google in Australian Parliament

Brrrr...New York to Host SuperBowl 2014

The NFL today decided to award the 2014 edition of the Super Bowl to the New York area, making it the first cold-weather city to host the February title game outdoors.

PartyGaming Snafu Leaves Many Readers Confused

PartyGaming
In a rare gaffe made by the Gambling911.com website, readers were provided with news related to PartyGaming that happened in 2006.

Australian Casino, Gaming and Sports Betting Trends

It's a red hot week, month in fact, for the Australian and Asia Pacific gaming and igaming sector. Following the public release of the Aussie government Australian Productivity Report. Media Man and Gambling911 continue to dissect the report, and what it means to both casual and hardcore gamblers, gamers, punters et al...

Online Gambling Boss Jailed 14 Years for Murder of Wife

The boss of an online gaming company who stabbed his wife to death as she slept in their bedroom was jailed for at least 14 years at the Old Bailey today.

Missouri Man Charged in Online Gambling Scheme

A Missouri man has been charged with money laundering related to online gambling.

Australian Gambling Report Asks Federal Government to Control

The Australian Productivity report on gaming and gambling has come out, but relax - it's not all bad news.

Neteller Scam: Former Customers Being Called

Neteller Scam
Gambling911.com is warning its readers to be very cautious should they receive a phone call or email that claims to be from Neteller, the once prominent online gambling payment processing company that catered heavily to the North American market but was forced to pull out following a high profile arrest of both founders in early 2007.

Australian Sports Form Anti-Corruption Alliance

John Higgins Scandal Bribe
A sports betting fix and salary cap rorting re Melbourne Storm was the recent trigger, but most insiders agree there's been issues with the integrity of Australia sports for decades, and we're not just talking about Aussie Olympic team and management stuff ups. Media Man and Gambling911 go crash tackling, body slamming and Hills Hoist clotheslining with this report...
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