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Costa Rica: Mudslides Ravage Nation

Costa Rica Mudslides
The Central American nation of Costa Rica has been hit by mudslides, claiming the lives of some 23 people. 

Casino Ex Boss to Sue for $1 Million Plus

You've waited patiently for some serious and colourful news relating to Crown Casino for months now, and finally, here it is in all is non spin glory.

Feds Race to Seize Funds From Daniel Tzvetkoff Ahead of Full Tilt Poker Claim

Daniel Tzvetkoff
The Australian online poker payment processor, who was indicted and arrested last spring for money laundering, is now rolling over for the Feds.

Landslides Claim At Least 20 Lives in Online Gambling Haven Of Costa Rica

20 people are confirmed dead and another 10 are missing in landslides that occurred in Escazu, Costa Rica Thursday. 

Mets Club House Manager Linked To New York City Gambling Ring

Mets Club House Manager Gambling
The New York Daily News has confirmed that Mets Club House Manager Charlie Samuels is being linked to an ongoing gambling probe, which has since led to his suspension.

Australia Casino Wars Examined

Punters, entertainment and media news junkies, casino and media millionaires and billionaires, and one and all. With all the talk of the Australian media wars

Paul The Octopus Successor Unveiled

Paul The Octopus Successor
The whole world was mourning the passage of Paul the Octopus last week, that sea soothsayer whose picks at this year’s World Cup all came up winners

Harry Reid Win Really Good For Online Poker?

Harry Reid
There has been some speculation that Harry Reid would support (and even help push through) legislation in the Senate to license and regulate online poker in the United States

Australia Gambling and Entertainment News – November 3, 2010

  Another huge news update for you for one of the biggest Aussie gambling and entertainment weeks on record.

San Francisco Giants World Series Win Odds Pay Out 30/1

San Francisco Giants World Series Win
The San Francisco Giants World Series win paid out $3000 for anyone who bet $100 on the team prior to the season’s start. 

Australia Gambling News: Melbourne Cup Day A Bookie’s Dream … Usually

Melbourne Cup Day
Happy Melbourne Cup Day. Here's the tip. Punters, media and  and insiders have backed So You Think to do today what no horse has done in the 150-year history of the Melbourne Cup.

Betfair Threatens to Leave United Kingdom

Betfair is threatening to leave the UK over a horse racing levy.

Prosecutors to Portray Ernie Scherer III as a “Gambling Degenerate”

Ernie Scherer III
Poker player Ernie Scherer III stands trial this week for the murder of his parents, Ernie Jr. and his wife Charlene Abendroth. 

Gaming News Network Looks To Become CNN Of Gambling

Gaming News Network
Two men are looking to help launch the Gaming News Network, a 24-hour gambling news cable enterprise 

5 Best Casinos In Las Vegas According to AOL Travel: Wynn Excluded

Best Casinos Las Vegas
AOL Travel this weekend listed the 5 best casinos in Las Vegas.

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
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