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Rep. Barton introduces Internet Poker Freedom Act

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) introduced H.R. 2888, the Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2015 Thursday morning. The legislation licenses and regulates internet poker and seeks to restore the rights of people to play

Ron Paul Blasts RAWA Author in Own Home Town Paper: 'Worst Offender'

Ron Paul Blasts Online Gambling Prohibition Author in Own Home Town Paper

Writing an opt-in piece for the Salt Lake Tribune, former US Congressman Ron Paul has ripped Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz for what he sees as an attack on Internet commerce.

FantasyAces World Baseball Championship Final Close to Filling Up

FantasyAces World Baseball Championship Final Close to Filling Up

13 of 20 slots have filled up for this year’s FantasyAces World Baseball Championship Final Saturday August 15 at 7:05 pm EST. 

Amaya Silent Over Insider Trading Investigation at Annual Meeting

Amaya Silent Over Insider Trading Investigation at Annual Meeting

Although Amaya is at the centre of an insider trading investigation of a US$4.9 billion acquisition, you wouldn't know it at the online gaming company's annual meeting Monday.

Man Arrested for Urinating in Slot Machine Same Time ‘Slot Crapper” Caught on Cam

Man Arrested for Urinating in Slot Machine Same Time ‘Slot Crapper” Caught on Ca

A 53-year-old Manalapan, New Jersey man has been identified as the individual caught urinating inside the coin tray of a slot machine.

Elderly Mobster Sent Back to Prison for Meeting With Gangster Pals

Elderly Mobster Sent Back to Prison for Meeting With Gangster Pals

A Brooklyn federal judge has sentenced Jack Palazzolo, 77, to a year and a day behind bars after meeting with fellow mobsters when he was ordered not to as part of his probation arrangement. 

Seven Arrested in Match Fixing Scheme

Seven Arrested in Match Fixing Scheme

Catania football club president Antonino Pulvirenti and six others were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of fixing matches this year to keep the club from being relegated from Serie B, Italy's second division.

Holy Sh*t: Shameless Gambler Defecates at the Slot Machines…. Twice

Shameless Gambler Defecates on While at the Slot Machines…. Twice

A shameless UK gambler was caught by security cameras defecating on the floor in front of the slot Machine arcade. 

BukBuk.com Next Generation Daily Fantasy Site to Debut August 1: $250K Giveaway

BukBuk.com Next Generation Daily Fantasy Site to Debut August 1: $250K Giveaway

A new Daily Fantasy Sports site BukBuk.com is set to debut August 1, 2015.  BukBuk.com will also be giving away $250,000 to coincide with its launch.

Former NHL Player Pleads Guilty in Wagering Case

Former NHL Player Pleads Guilty in Wagering Case

Former Buffalo Sabre player, Nathan Paetsch, has plead guilty to transmitting wagering information and structuring transactions in such a way to evade reporting requirements

Hidden Notebook Reveals Pete Rose Gambled on Baseball as a Player Too

Shocking revelations surfaced on Monday that disgraced former Major League Baseball player turned manager, Pete Rose, not only bet on Baseball as a manager but also did so as a player.

eSports Online Gambling Site Unikrn About to Close on ‘Major’ 2nd Round of Funding

eSports Online Gambling Site Unikrn About to Close on ‘Major’ 2nd Round of Fundi

Speaking to SBC News Sam Cooke on Monday, Rahul Sood, co-founder of eSports online gambling site Unikrn, revealed his firm is about to receive another round of secured funding.

Firefighter Sues Drug Companies: Claims Medication Made Her Gamble

Former Firefighter Sues Two Drug Companies: Claims Medication Made Her Gamble

A former Indianapolis firefighter is suing two drug companies in federal court, saying they knew a medication she was prescribed could cause compulsive gambling but failed to act.

Latitude360.com Becomes First Chain of Fantasy Sports Restaurants: Buys PlayMLF

Latitude360.com Becomes First Chain of Fantasy Sports Restaurants: Buys PlayMLF

Today, Latitude360 (LATX) (www.latitude360.com), the “ultimate upscale multi-dimensional entertainment eatery,” continues to embark on a nationwide expansion by acquiring Major League Fantasy

Paper Wants ‘Insane’ Indicted ‘Sports Tout to the Stars’ Secret Defense Unsealed

‘Insane’ Indicted ‘Sports Tout to the Stars’ has Secret Defense: To Stay Sealed

Indicted sports betting tout, Adam Meyer, reportedly has a secret he does not want revealed and the Court will maintain this secrecy, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Bwin.Party Sells World Poker Tour to Ourgame for $35 Million

Bwin.Party Sells World Poker Tour to Ourgame for $35 Million

Struggling Bwin.Party has sold its tournament arm, World Poker Tour, to Ourgame for US$35 million, Rueters revealed on Monday.

Kahnawake Indians to Take Control of Sports Interaction Amidst Political Torpor

Kahnawake Indians to Take Control of Sports Interaction Amidst Political Torpor

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake earlier this month announced its intention to begin operating its first online gambling licensee, Sports Interaction. 

NBA Assistant General Counsel: Gambling is More Accepted Today

NBA Assistant General Counsel: Gambling is More Accepted Today

In an article appearing in today’s Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, NBA officials have conceded it is only a matter of time before sports betting becomes legalized in most US states. 

Two NYC Police Officers Attacked, Injured Trying to Break Up Gambling Party

Two NYC Police Officers Attacked, Injured Trying to Break Up Gambling Party

Three individuals were arrested in the Bronx on charges of felony assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after attacking two police officers early Saturday morning. 

SidePrize.com The Answer to Both Traditional and Daily Fantasy Linkage

SidePrize.com The Answer to Both Traditional and Daily Fantasy Linkage

With the launch of Atlanta-based SidePrize last week, there is now a way for players to enjoy both worlds of Fantasy Sports: Traditional and Daily.

Clinton Portis Facing Six-Figure Tax and Gambling Debts

Clinton Portis Facing Six-Figure Tax and Gambling Debts

Former NFL running back Clinton Portis is facing a serious tax fine and potentially jail time.  He also allegedly skipped out on a near $300K gambling debt last month.

Daily Fantasy Sports Businesses Must Be Classified as Gambling Sites in UK

Daily Fantasy Sports Businesses Must Be Classified as Gambling Sites in UK

An interesting dilemma has arisen with news that Daily Fantasy Sports powerhouse DraftKings recently submitted an application with the United Kingdom Gambling Commission. 

Bo Jackson to Host Home Run Derby for FanDuel Fantasy Sports Players

Bo Jackson Home Run Derby for FanDuel Fantasy Sports Players

1989 All-star outfielder and 1990 Pro Bowl running back Bo Jackson is set to host a home run derby in Las Vegas for 90 lucky FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball players.

UGA Bookies Are Finance, Economics Majors: Felony Warrants Issued in Athens

UGA Bookies Are Finance, Economics Majors: Felony Warrants Issued in Athens

Two University of Georgia students have been charged with running a lucrative commercial bookie business on the campus.

Playtech Raises 227 Million for Acquisition of Forex Trading Platform

Playtech Raises 227 Million for Acquisition of Forex Trading Platform

British online gaming company Playtech Plc said on Thursday it had raised 227 million pounds ($361 million) through a share placement to help fund its purchase of forex trading platform...

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