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James Thackston on 'Years Long Revenge Trip to Damage Online Gambling Co’s’

James Thackston on 'Years Long Revenge Trip to Damage Online Gambling Co’s’
iGaming.org columnist Haley Hintze calls him “a jilted would-be software entrepreneur on a years-long revenge trip to damage companies that wouldn’t purchase his software products or theories.”

Sands Bethlehem Not for Sale After All: Adelson to Invest More in Property

Sands Bethlehem Not for Sale After All: Adelson to Invest More in Property
Despite much speculation in recent months, the Allentown Morning Call reported on Tuesday that the Sands Bethlehem Casino is not for sale...and, in fact, they are doubling down.

Reefer Madness: Nevada Warns Casinos Over Pot Investments

Reefer Madness: Nevada Warns Casinos Over Pot Investments
Nevada gambling regulators issued a notice Tuesday advising casino operators against investing in the state’s nascent medical marijuana industry.

AceSportsbook.com Announces Revamped Affiliate Program: Review

AceSportsbook.com Announces Revamped Affiliate Program: Review
"AceSportsbook.com has announced a revamped affiliate program, with commission percentages up to 25%.  They handle everything, just send them players, and they send you money.

Libertarian CEI Blasts Attempt to Revive Online Gambling Prohibition

Libertarian Blasts Attempt to Revive Online Gambling Prohibition
The Competitive Enterprise Institute, a powerful Libertarian organization that this week sued the White House science and technology office, has attacked efforts to revive online gambling prohibition. 

NFL Great Joe Montana Contacted by FBI Over San Francisco Corruption Case

NFL Great Joe Montana Contacted by FBI Over San Francisco Corruption Case
The San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday that former San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana has been contacted by the FBI in connection with a corruption sting.

Adelson to UNLV Students: ‘I Don’t Want a Casino Put on Every Kitchen Table’

Adelson to UNLV Students:  ‘I Don’t Want a Casino Put on Every Kitchen Table’
Sheldon Adelson urged UNLV students to challenge the status quo, made a moral case against online gambling and extolled Republican virtues during a talk about leadership Monday

Preakness Stakes, Horse Betting Online in Arizona Out: Telephone Wagers In

Preakness Stakes, Horse Betting Online in Arizona Out:  Telephone Wagers In
For those of you who attempted to place bets on this past weekend’s Kentucky Derby online from Arizona, you were plain out of luck unless you did so through international betting sites...

Former Nuke Commander Reprimanded in Counterfeit Poker Chips Case

Former Nuke Commander Reprimanded in Counterfeit Poker Case
The Navy says the admiral who was fired last fall as the No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces has been reprimanded and fined for violating the military's code of conduct...

New Jersey Woman Falsely Claims Identity Theft After 10K Online Gambling Loss

New Jersey Woman Falsely Claims Identity Theft After 10K Online Gambling Loss
A Jackson, New Jersey woman claimed she had her identity stolen after losing $10,000 to a state-licensed online gambling site.  State police charged the woman Monday with Theft by Deception.

Ader Highlights ‘Case for Change’ at Bwin.Party: Current Board on ‘Destructive’ Path

Ader Highlights ‘Case for Change’ at Bwin.Party: Current Board on ‘Destructive’
Activist investor Jason Ader of SpringOwl on Monday made available its initial presentation highlighting the need for change at Bwin.Party, one of the largest online gambling firms in the world.

New Jersey Sports Gambling Tab Comes in at $2.8 Million and Rising

New Jersey Sports Gambling Tab Comes in at $2.8 Million and Rising
New Jersey's bid to legalize sports gambling has endured defeat after defeat in the courts, but one big winner has emerged, at taxpayer expense.....

George Clooney, Steve Wynn Feud Grows More Intense

George Clooney, Steve Wynn Feud Grows More Intense
Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn insists he did not call US President Barack Obama an “a**hole” during a heated argument last month while having dinner with Hollywood actor George Clooney.

Churchill Downs Boycott May be Taking Hold as Kentucky Oaks Handle Dips

Churchill Downs Boycott May be Taking Hold as Kentucky Oaks Handle Dips
This year’s Kentucky Oaks handle fell nearly 6% as revealed by Churchill Downs Saturday, making some wonder if a much publicized call to boycott Churchill Downs is starting to have some negative impact.

Batman Banned: Ben Affleck Banned From Playing Blackjack at Hard Rock Casino

Batman Banned: Ben Affleck Banned From Playing Blackjack Hard Rock Casino
Hollywood star Ben Affleck has been banned from playing blackjack the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas because he is “too good”.

Steve Wynn Wins $7.5 Mil Judgment Against ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder

Steve Wynn Wins $7.5 Mil Judgment Against ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder
The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld Steve Wynn's $7.5 million judgment in a civil defamation case against "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis.

Man Gets 3 Years in Russian Mob Gambling Case: Penchant for Violence Revealed

Man Gets 3 Years in Russian Mob Gambling Case: Penchant for Violence Revealed
An associate of a notorious Russian Mob boss was sentenced this week to three years for his role in a sports betting ring that generated around $100 million. 

UK Tightens Rules on High Street Betting Shops

UK Tightens Rules on High Street Betting Shops
Britain is tightening controls on the spread of betting shops and the high stakes gambling machines that account for a growing part of their business, the government said on Wednesday.

Liverpool on His Tool: Fan Vows to Go All In With Penis Tattoo Bet

Liverpool on His Tool: Fan Vows to Go All In With Penis Tattoo Bet
Is it really news when a Liverpool fan vows to have the Live Bird of his football club tattooed on his privates?  After all, people do get tattoos there and we don’t read about it in the Mirror.

How to Fund an Online Betting Account in New Jersey: Firm Claims It’s Been Tough

How to Fund an Online Betting Account in New Jersey: Firm Claims It’s Been Tough
Wayne Parry, New Jersey-based Associated Press writer, reports that funding an online betting account in the Garden State has not been easy despite the activity being legal for nearly 6 months now.

Art Gallery Owner Gets One Year in Jail for Roll in Russian Mafia Gambling Ring

Art Gallery Owner Gets One Year in Jail for Roll in Russian Mafia Gambling Ring
A wealthy Manhattan art scion was sentenced to a year and day in prison on Wednesday for illegal gambling after a judge accused him of trying to avoid punishment...

Jenny Woo Baby Rescued From Gulf Breeze Florida Flooding by Kayak

Jenny Woo Baby Rescued From Gulf Breeze Florida Flooding by Kayak
Good Morning America and WeatherNation captured little Lily Woo being rescued from her flooded Gulf Breeze, Florida living room by way of a kayak.

Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police VP Pleads Guilty in Gambling Case

Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police VP Pleads Guilty in Gambling Case
The longtime vice president of the Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police has pleaded guilty, but won't face any jail time for his role with a veterans' organization....

Floyd Mayweather Wants to Buy LA Clippers: Gambling Rep Could be an Issue

Floyd Mayweather Wants to Buy LA Clippers:  Gambling Rep Could be an Issue
WBC Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Tuesday that he would like to purchase the NBA franchise LA Clippers. 

Florida and Seminole Tribe Near New Deal

Florida and Seminole Tribe Near New Deal
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the Seminole Tribe of Florida are close to reaching a new deal that could force legislators to once again consider the future of gambling in the state.
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