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University of Toledo Athletes Get Probation in Point Shaving Scheme

University of Toledo Athletes Get Probation in Point Shaving Scheme

Two former University of Toledo basketball players have been placed on probation for their role in shaving points for gamblers who bet on games a decade ago.

Bookie Tied to Hockey Player Thomas Vanek Lawyer: ‘NHL Should Investigate Itself’

Bookie Tied to Hockey Player Thomas Vanek Lawyer: ‘NHL Should Investigate Itself

The lawyer for a long time Rochester, New York area bookie, Paul Borrelli, tells local media the National Hockey League (NHL) may want to investigate itself in light of one player’s ties to his client. 

Many Daily Fantasy Sports, Software Companies Attending Fantasy Sports Expo

Many Daily Fantasy Sports, Software Companies Attending First Ever Fantasy Sport

The first ever Daily Fantasy Sports Expo in Miami Beach is shaping up for quite an impressive debut.

MGM Breaks Ground on $800 Million Springfield Mass Casino

MGM Breaks Ground on $800 Million Springfield Mass Casino

With confetti and fanfare, MGM officially broke ground Tuesday on an $800 million casino in western Massachusetts that represents the largest economic development project the region has seen in generations.

Did Sheldon Adelson Buy Committee Hearing?

Did Sheldon Adelson Buy Committee Hearing?

A hearing to deal with H.R. 707 or Restoration of Americas Wire Act is scheduled to take place March 25.  The witness list – All four are pro online gambling prohibition.

Trump Casinos Must Pay Fine for Allowing Underage Gamblers

Trump Casinos Must Pay Fine for Allowing Underage Gamblers

Trump Entertainment Resorts has been fined for not notifying the state about a patron who was assaulted at one of its casinos and has to hand over more than $2,600 won by underage gamblers.

Sheldon Adelson VegasGoblinKing Now on Twitter

Sheldon Adelson VegasGoblinKing Now on Twitter

Casino kingpin and GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson is now on Twitter….well sort of.  It turns out a Twitter account was recently opened in his name with the descriptor of “VegasGoblinKing”

Disney, DraftKings Deal Possible But Not Likely

Disney, DraftKings Deal Probable But Not Likely

Rumors have been circulating that ESPN and its parent company Disney may be looking to back one of the largest daily fantasy sports sites Draftkings.  The odds of this happening: Not likely.

Federal Judge to Decide Fate of Poker Pro Paul Phua in FBI Ruse Case

Federal Judge to Decide Fate of Poker Pro Paul Phua in FBI Ruse Case

A federal judge in Las Vegas could decide the fate of an illegal gambling case against a wealthy Malaysian businessman who says the FBI violated his rights by posing as Internet repairmen...

Vegas Bettor Wins Big on UAB and Georgia State Money Lines

Vegas Bettor Wins Big on UAB and Georgia State Money Lines

An unidentified bettor at Las Vegas' SLS casino picked both Georgia State and UAB on the money line, ESPN.com is reporting.

Gamblers in Unshuffled Cards Case: Let Us Keep the Money

Gamblers in Unshuffled Cards Case: Let Us Keep the Money

Gamblers who have been ordered to return $1.5 million they won at an Atlantic City casino that unknowingly used unshuffled cards asked a judge on Friday to let them keep the money.

Easy Bet Owner Will Likely Pull Through Following Brazen Assassination Attempt

Easy Bet Owner Will Likely Pull Through Following Brazen Assassination Attempt

The California-born owner of a Pay Per Head business in Costa Rica identified only as Jason F. is expected to pull through according to sources close to Gambling911.com. 

Japan’s Tax Agency, Hong Kong Join FBI in Scrutinizing Universal Casino Payments

Japan’s Tax Agency, Hong Kong Join FBI in Scrutinizing Universal Casino Payments

Japan’s tax authorities have begun a review of how slot machine maker and casino developer Universal Entertainment accounted for $40 million in payments made in 2010 to an associate....

Pay Per Head Owner Identified as Man Shot by Motorcycle Gunmen in Costa Rica

Pay Per Head Owner Identified as Man Shot by Motorcycle Gunmen Four Times

An individual identified only as “Noah” has been shot and is in critical condition.  Gambling911.com can report “Noah” operated a Pay Per Head business out of San Jose, Costa Rica.

Democratic Governors Association Goes On Offensive Over RAWA: Submit Letter

Democratic Governors Association Goes On Offensive Over RAWA: Submit Letter

A letter written by the leadership of the Democratic Governors Association urged House and Senate leadership to oppose legislation  that would ban online gambling

WBX Betting Exchange Shuttered: Regulatory Climate Spelled Doom

WBX Betting Exchange Shuttered: Regulatory Climate Spelled Doom

Online betting exchange WBX has unceremoniously closed its doors for good though the company insists players are able to withdrawal their funds in full and that any future wagers will be decided “in the normal way”.

Lawyers for Sports Betting Consultant to the Stars Put Together Insanity Defense

Lawyers for Sports Betting Consultant to the Stars Put Together Insanity Defense

A Florida man charged with trying to extort $25 million from a Wisconsin businessman is claiming he was only trying to help law enforcement. 

Dire Warning Issued By Connecticut Tribes: 18000 Casino Jobs Could Be Lost

Dire Warning Issued By Connecticut Tribes: 18000 Casino Jobs Could Be Lost

The leaders of Connecticut's two federally recognized Indian tribes warned lawmakers the state could lose 18,000 jobs once a casino in neighboring Springfield, Massachusetts opens in 2½ years.

Satisfy Your March Madness Fantasy Fix With a Twist of TradeSports

Satisfy Your March Madness Fantasy Fix With a Twist of TradeSports

While most daily fantasy sports websites are shunning March Madness the way Major League Baseball shuns Pete Rose, one fantasy site sees the tournament as too good an opportunity to ignore.

Roundup of 65 in Atlanta-Area NCAA Basketball Tournament Betting Ring

Roundup of 65 in Atlanta-Area NCAA Basketball Tournament Betting Ring
WSB-TV Atlanta was reporting late Monday that Alpharetta police were booking about 65 people into jail in connection with an illegal gambling operation.

Pete Rose Submits Application to be Reinstated Into Baseball: Punished for Betting

Pete Rose Submits Application to be Reinstated Into Baseball: Punished for Betti
Arguably one of the greatest Major League Baseball players of all time, Pete Rose, was banned from the sport back in 1989.  His crime: Betting on the Cincinnati Reds while managing the team.

One Last Time: NJ Heads to Court Over Sports Betting Legalization

One Last Time: NJ Heads to Court Over Sports Betting Legalization
The 2 1/2-year legal battle over sports gambling in New Jersey is moving back to court.

Monday Hearings on Revel Casino Postponed

Monday Hearings on Revel Casino Postponed
Hearings on the tumultuous Revel casino sale have been postponed.  A bankruptcy court judge was to hear a series of contentious motions on Monday.

Skybet Gets Reamed for ‘Odds Error’ Tied to PSG Shock Extra Time Win

Skybet Gets Reamed for ‘Odds Error’ Tied to PSG Shock Extra Time Win
One of the United Kingdom’s largest online bookmakers, Skybet, found itself caught up in a major controversy over the weekend following an odds error on its mobile phone app.

New Fantasy League Site Swagger Stadium One of Few to Embrace March Madness

New Fantasy League Site Swagger Stadium One of Few to Embrace March Madness
One start-up fantasy sports league, based outside of Minneapolis, Swagger Stadium (www.swaggerstadium.com), wouldn't think of ignoring America's second-biggest sporting event
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