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’Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend’ Dispels Rumors, Confirms Others‬

’Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend’ Dispels Rumors, Confirms
Author Christian Cipollini has a new book out that Dan Willis of the Pittsburgh City Paper says is “devoted to its objectivity” in telling a story about the Mob, with the primary focus being on Charles “Lucky” Luciano

Was Benny Binion an FBI Snitch?

Was Benny Binion an FBI Snitch?
Norm Clarke of the Las Vegas Review Journal has written a piece this week that Las Vegas gaming legend Benny Binion became an FBI informant shortly after leaving prison....

Cleveland Man Charged With Cheating Over 100 Times at Horseshoe Casino

Cleveland Man Charged With Cheating Over 100 Times at Horseshoe Casino
Vaughn Perry, 40, of Cleveland, Ohio, has been indicted for cheating over 100 times at the popular Horseshoe Casino.  The charges include grand theft and 139 charges of illegal gambling. 

Plans for New Jersey Gambling Unveiled

Plans for New Jersey Gambling Unveiled
Developments about the future of gambling in New Jersey came out of Atlantic City, Trenton and the Meadowlands on Tuesday.

New York City Bookies – Manhattan Bookies – Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx and the Mob

New York City Bookies – Manhattan Bookies – Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx and the Mob
New York City is the biggest city in the USA and one of the most visited in the world.  It shouldn’t surprise anyone that bookies thrive here.

GBGA Takes Legal Action to Challenge 'Illegal' British Gambling Law

GBGA Takes Legal Action to Challenge 'Illegal' British Gambling Law
The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association {GBGA) has filed a legal challenge against a law introducing a new gambling licensing regime in the UK.

China Declares War on Decadence, Drugs, Gambling

China Declares War on Decadence, Drugs, Gambling
The Chinese Government is set to launch a major crackdown on drugs, prostitution, gambling and overall decadence.

Revel Not Dead Yet: Still Seeks Sale While Losing $1 Mil a Week

Revel Not Dead Yet:  Still Seeks Sale While Losing $1 Mil a Week
The troubled Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City still hopes to auction off its property but needs to close to stop big losses, a lawyer for it said.

What’s a Good Place to Bet the NFL Online? AceSportsbook.com

What’s a Good Place to Bet the NFL Online? AceSportsbook.com
You can bet the NFL online at AceSportsbook.com and get every imaginable wagering option including most futures here.

Wife of Oman Foreign Minister Must Pay Casino £1m

Wife of Oman Foreign Minister Must Pay Casino £1m
The wife of Oman’s foreign minister is being ordered to pay £1m lost at the Ritz Casino in London.  She has already paid back the initial £2m lost in April of 2012.

Sport Stars’ Crazy Gambling Stories

I make it rain!
What’s the most you’ve won on a bet? 15 bucks? Maybe 100? Imagine winning over $1 million on a single bet!

Revel Casino Wanted to Close Today (June 18)

Revel Casino Wanted to Close Today (June 18)
If the owners of Revel Casino Hotel had their way, the $2.4 billion resort would have been shut down on Monday.

What is a Good Site to Bet Football Online? BetPhoenix.com

What is a Good Site to Bet Football Online?  BetPhoenix.com
Gambling911.com would like to welcome BetPhoenix.com into the fold as one of the premiere places to bet football online in 2014.

MO Gov at Center of Ferguson Shooting Incident was First Online Gambling Zealot

MO Gov at Center of Ferguson Shooting Incident was First Online Gambling Zealot
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) has come under heavy criticism for his handling of the Ferguson, Missouri police fatal shooting of an unarmed Black teenager and its subsequent protests.

Reuters: Chips Are Down for Atlantic City's Hard-Luck Revel Casino

Reuters: Chips Are Down for Atlantic City's Hard-Luck Revel Casino
When the $2.4 billion Revel Casino opened its doors in 2012, the curvy blue-glass tower was hailed as the wave of the future for Atlantic City, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bookies Look for Bountiful Year Due to Offshore Exit

New Jersey Bookies Look for Bountiful Year Due to Offshore Exit
Several of the online sportsbooks operating offshore have departed the New Jersey market after that state began licensing its own business. 

Whitey Bulger Attorneys File Appeal

Whitey Bulger Attorneys File Appeal
Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger is appealing the federal conviction that sent him to prison for life last year, arguing that he was unable to fully present his defence.

Philadelphia Bookies, Eastern Pennsylvania and Penn State: Scranton, Allentown

Philadelphia Bookies, Eastern Pennsylvania and Penn State: Scranton, Allentown
Okay so we know there is a whole swath of land between Eastern Pennsylvania and Western Pennsylvania, between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and, yes, there are bookies residing in the central portion of PA.

Bookmaker Hopes to Dominate Live In-Play Betting for 2014 Football Season

Bookmaker Hopes to Dominate Live In-Play Betting for 2014 Football Season
Gambling911.com recently visited the Bookmaker.eu offices and its expansive live in-play betting department (pictured).

Bet365.com Samuel L. Jackson Promos Under Scrutiny

Bet365.com Samuel L. Jackson Promos Under Scrutiny
Popular British-based online bookmaker Bet365 has come under fire down under with its promos that feature Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson. 

Eight Individuals Arrested for Ceasars Atlantic City Robbery: State Trooper Shot

Eight Individuals Arrested for Ceasars Atlantic City Robbery:  State Trooper Sho
Eight individuals have been charged in connection to an armed robbery at Caesars Atlantic City Casino on July 21.  

Pittsburgh Area Bookies: Western PA

Pittsburgh Area Bookies: Western PA
Pittsburgh area bookies cater to a hardcore sports betting crowd that have pledged their allegiance, not only to the Steelers, but to the Penguins NHL team and, to a lesser extent perhaps, the Pirates MLB team. 

Newsweek Cover Story: Child Playing Online Poker and Dealing Parents a Bad Hand

Newsweek Cover Story: Child Playing Online Poker and Dealing Parents a Bad Hand
This week’s cover story in Newsweek Magazine features a young boy holding a deck of cards with the caption “How Washington Opened the Floodgates to Online Gambling”.

Prosecutor’s Office Chief Investigator Charged for Alleged Role in Gambling Ring

Prosecutor’s Office Chief Investigator Charged for Alleged Role in Gambling Ring
A former chief investigator with a western Indiana county's prosecutor's office has been charged for his alleged role in a gambling ring.

Revel Casino Still Looking for Bidders

Revel Casino Still Looking for Bidders
A day after announcing it will shut down next month, Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers.
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