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Massive Fire at Cosmo Hotel on Las Vegas Strip Engulfs 14th Floor Pool Deck

Massive Fire at Cosmo Hotel on Las Vegas Strip Engulfs 14th Floor Pool Deck

Plumes of smoke billowed across the Las Vegas Strip Saturday afternoon as a fire raged on the 14th floor pool deck of the sprawling Cosmopolitan Hotel, also known as simply The Cosmo.

The Ultimate Miami Hot Spots Guide for Daily Fantasy Sports Expo 2015

The Ultimate Miami Hot Spots Guide for Daily Fantasy Sports Expo 2015

It’s our home stomping ground and nobody knows better the top hot spots for those attending the upcoming Daily Fantasy Sports Expo than Gambling911.com.  

ESPN Looks Behind the NFL’s Anti-Gambling Stance

ESPN Looks Behind the NFL’s Anti-Gambling Stance

This week, Gambling911.com reported on how the NFL was cited in recent Court documents as having suggested sports betting to be a game of skill rather than a game of chance.  

Affective and RevenueJet Affiliate Owners Indicted for Fraud

Affective and RevenueJet Affiliate Owners Indicted for Fraud

Two Israeli online gambling operators indicted for money laundering, fraud and identity theft ran two of the more lucrative affiliate programs tied to numerous online casino brands. 

Disgraced Former Banker Will Now Head Up Ladbrokes Coral Business

Disgraced Former Banker Will Now Head Up Ladbrokes Coral Business

With Ladbrokes primed to merge with Gala Coral in the coming weeks, the new firm’s CEO has already been selected and it is none other than disgraced one-time banker Andy Hornby. 

Fanwars CEO to speak at the Daily Fantasy Sports Expo in Miami Beach

Fanwars CEO to speak at the Daily Fantasy Sports Expo in Miami Beach

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Fanwars.com CEO  will speak at the Daily Fantasy Sports Expo ( www.fantasysportsexpo.com ) on August 6-7, 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. 

Israeli Men Tied to JP Morgan Hacking Involved in Online Gambling

Israeli Men Tied to JP Morgan Hacking Have Ties to Online Gambling

The Israeli online gambling sector, long prominent and pioneering, took a major hit this week when it was revealed that hackers from that nation had ties to Web gambling.

Las Vegas Sands Misses Forecast: CEO Adelson Says It Could Have Been Worse

Las Vegas Sands Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $469.2 million, a 30 percent drop compared to the same period a year ago.

Italy Seizes Assets Worth $2.95 Billion Belonging to the Mafia

Italy Seizes Assets Worth $2.95 Billion Belonging to the Mafia

Italian police have seized assets worth up to $2.95 billion said to belong to organized crime in the latest sting against The 'Ndrangheta.

Lawsuit Says NFL Threatened Players Planning to Attend Fantasy-Themed Event

Lawsuit Says NFL Threatened Players Planning to Attend Fantasy-Themed Event

A company partly owned by Tony Romo sued the NFL on Tuesday over a canceled fantasy football event in Las Vegas that was to involve the Dallas quarterback and other star players.

Live In-Play Betting Concept Coming to Daily Fantasy Via Boom Shakalaka

Live In-Play Betting Concept Coming to Daily Fantasy Via Boom Shakalaka

A start-up in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports with a cool sounding name, Boom Shakalaka, hopes to capitalize on a concept that now accounts for over half the amount of volume at some online sportsbooks.

China Feared Sheldon Adelson Casinos Used by CIA to Snare Officials

China Feared Sheldon Adelson Casinos Used by CIA to Snare Officials

A report, uncovered by the Investigative Reporting Program at the University of California, Berkeley, suggests the CIA was using Macau casinos

Run a Daily Fantasy Sports Site in States Where it is Illegal: Tax Free to Boot

Run a Daily Fantasy Sports Site in States Where it is Illegal: Tax Free to Boot

Gambling911.com would never encourage its readers to engage in illegal acts such as circumventing local state laws or avoid paying taxes. 

Shocking Discovery: US Justice Dept, NFL Say Sports Betting is Skill-Based

Shocking Discovery: US Justice Dept, NFL Say Sports Betting is Skill-Based

ESPN has uncovered court documents revealing opinions by both the U.S. Justice Department and the NFL that sports betting is more a game of skill than chance

‘Dead Trigger 2: eSports Tournament’ Offers Gambling Element

‘Dead Trigger 2: eSports Tournament’ Offers Gambling Element

Cashplay and Gamblified have teamed up to introduce zombie-laced “Dead Trigger 2: eSports Tournament”, allowing players globally to compete for real money prizes. 

Bwin.Party Bidding War Not Over as GVC Considers New Takeover Bid

Bwin.Party Bidding War Not Over as GVC Considers New Takeover Bid

Online gambling firm GVC Holdings Plc (GVC.L) could make another attempt to buy peer Bwin.party Digital Entertainment (BPTY.L), just days after Bwin accepted a 900 million pound offer from 888 Holdings Plc (888.L).

Indiana Seniors Warned: No More Betting to Win Toilet Paper, Cookies

Indiana Seniors Can No Longer Place Bets to Win Toilet Paper, Cookies

An Indiana senior center has stopped offering prizes like cookies and toilet paper in euchre card games in which residents paid a few dollars to play after state officials warned them the practice constituted gambling.

Unibet to Attend First Ever Daily Fantasy Sports Expo: Will Other Euros Follow?

It’s been widely speculated that the European online gambling firms will be the next serious players in what is becoming an already saturated market sector: Daily Fantasy Sports

‘Britain at the Bookies’ to Showcase Coral Bookmaking Staff and ‘Degenerate’ Gamblers

‘Britain at the Bookies’ to Show Coral Bookmaking Staff and ‘Degenerate’ Gambler

A three-part documentary entitled “Britain at the Bookies” is set to air Monday evening (20 July, 2015: 21:00) on BBC.  The film documents every day life behind the scenes at Coral

Cincinnati Horseshoe Casino Employees Indicted for Cheating

Cincinnati Horseshoe Casino Employees Indicted for Cheating

Three former casino workers at the Cincinnati Horseshoe were indicted this past week for alleged cheating.

Michigan Appeals Court Affirms Convictions of Siblings Accused of Cheating Casino

Michigan Appeals Court Affirms Convictions of Siblings Accused of Cheating Casin

The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the convictions of a brother and sister who were accused of cheating at roulette at the Motor City Casino in Detroit.

Daily Fantasy Sports Sites: What Investors and Venture Capitalists Need to Know

Daily Fantasy Sports Sites: What Investors and Venture Capitalists Need to Know

With our sister site DFS911.com, G911 is working to create the most authoritative, comprehensive and updated Daily Fantasy Sports review section for potential investors and venture capitalists

Bwin.party Sees Shares Skyrocket Friday Following Blockbuster Deal

Bwin.party Sees Shares Skyrocket Friday Following Blockbuster Deal

Shares in Bwin.party Digital Entertainment were up following Friday’s confirmation that 888 Holdings had agreed to buy the stock in a cash and stock deal worth around £898.3m, beating a rival offer from GVC.

Investor Jason Ader Issues Statement re: Bwin.Party 888 Deal

It’s official as Gambling911 told our readers yesterday. Online gambling company 888 Holdings will take over rival Bwin.party in a cash and stock deal valued at about £898m.

Judge Keeps Legal Doc Sealed in Case That May Tie Sands Corp to Organized Crime

Judge Keeps Legal Doc Sealed in Case That May Tie Sands Corp to Organized Crime

A Nevada judge is keeping sealed a legal exhibit that a newspaper, a union and a Washington, DC-based advocacy group sought to make public in a closely-watched wrongful termination case...

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