Gambling News

Florida Drops Charges Against Attorney Accused of Leading Gambling Ring

Florida is dropping all charges against an attorney accused of leading a $300 million gambling ring that led to the 2013 resignation of Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/20/2017

Lawyer Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Kill Sports Handicapper

Lawyer Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Kill Sports Handicapper

A lawyer who tried to kill a noted sports handicapper three times has been sentenced to prison, Gambling 911 can exclusively report.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/19/2017

What Killed the Mob in Western New York?

What Killed the Mob in Western New York?

The Buffalo News features a story this weekend on whatever became of Western New York State’s crime families.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/19/2017

Is Owning a Sportsbook Worth It Anymore?

Is Owning a Sportsbook Worth It Anymore?

A bookie agent is what is known as an independent bookmaker, you have your player list, you collect and pay them directly, but you sub-contract the rest.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/18/2017

Dafabets Establishes Hub in Kenya

Dafabets Establishes Hub in Kenya

Asian-focused Dafabets has set up a hub in Nairobi, Kenya as a means of getting a foothold in the African market.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2017

79-Year-Old Woman Embezzled Over $1.2 Million for Gambling

79-Year-Old Woman Embezzled Over $1.2 Million for Gambling

Police say a 79-year-old Omaha woman embezzled more than $1.2 million from her employer and blew it gambling at casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2017

Tabcorp Fined $35 Million

Gambling firm failed to comply with anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financial obligations

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/16/2017

Pay Per Head Agent Tips - 6 Tips to Effectively Cold Call

Pay Per Head Agent Tips - 6 Tips to Effectively Cold Call

Pay per head agents looking to grow sportsbooks need to make cold calls. It can be intimidating, so here are some tips to help be prepared for a cold call.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/16/2017

Online Bookie March Madness: 3 Bracket Busting Teams

Online Bookie March Madness: 3 Bracket Busting Teams

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is here. Every year there are bracket busting teams that cost pay per head agents money. Find out the top 3 right here.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/16/2017

Two Casinos Rejected on Mississippi Coast

Two Casinos Rejected on Mississippi Coast

Applications from RW Development for a site in Biloxi and Jacobs Entertainment for one in Diamondhead rejected

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/16/2017

Bet on eSports Online – All of Today’s Odds

Bet on eSports Online – All of Today’s Odds

You can bet on eSports at many online sportsbooks now as the two industries have common synergies. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/16/2017

365Action.com Ring Leaders Get Off With a Misdemeanor

365Action.com Ring Leaders Get Off With a Misdemeanor

Billed at the time as an epic takedown of a multi-nation crackdown on illegal gambling, the men charged with running 365Action.com back in 2015 got off this week with a slap on the wrist.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2017

Coral Wins Gambling Case

Coral Wins Gambling Case

A judge this week sided with British bookmaker Coral in a long-running gambling dispute.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2017

Ring Leader in Dafabet.com Online Gambling Case Sentenced

Ring Leader in Dafabet.com Online Gambling Case Sentenced

Defendant sentenced to just under 15 months but most of that was already time served.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2017

Bilzerian: Women Can’t Play Poker

Women Can’t Play Poker, Bilzerian Claims

nstagram Playboy and poker pro Daniel Bilzerian claims women have no idea how to play poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/14/2017

Woman Leaves Infant in Running Car While She Gambles Inside Casino

Woman Leaves Infant in Running Car While She Gambles in Casino

Baby was left in running unlocked vehicle for over an hour

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/14/2017

Online Gambling Continues to Boost Atlantic City

Once again, internet gambling has made the difference between an up month and a down one for Atlantic City casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/14/2017

San Antonio Area Bookies: Betting on the Aggies

Bookies are plentiful in the San Antonio, Texas area as are sports bars where they typically congregate.  Think the Ticket Sports Pub, Freetail Brewing Company and the Lion and the Rose franchise.  Need a bookie in this region?  PayPerHead can help

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/13/2017

LiveSports.ag Complaints: Promises Payouts by March 24

LiveSports.ag Complaints: Promises Payouts by March 24

Livesports.ag claims it has been hit by processing issues, which Gambling911.com can confirm have occurred since the Super Bowl.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2017

What does Trump’s ‘Conservative’ Nominee Mean for Sports Betting?

What does Trump’s ‘Conservative’ Nominee Mean for Sports Betting?

His nomination doesn't bode well for a states’ rights case like New Jersey’s appeal to overturn PASPA

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2017

Fugitive Mobster Detained Following Facebook Posting

An Italian mobster wanted for nearly 20 years was put behind bars Saturday after being tracked down via Facebook.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2017

March Madness: Fill Out That Bracket But No Wagering Please

March Madness: Fill Out That Bracket But No Wagering Please

Here's one thing millions of Americans can agree on: March Madness is fun, especially when there's a little money on the line.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2017

Topbet.eu Complaints March 13 Update

Topbet.eu Complaints March 13 Update

Gambling911.com continues to monitor the concerns over TopBet.eu, a good number of which have been resolved but issues do continue.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/12/2017

PA Lawmakers Must Fill Budget Hole: Web Gambling Still on Table

PA Lawmakers Must Fill Budget Hole: Web Gambling Still on Table

With three weeks of budget hearings behind them, Pennsylvania's big Republican legislative majorities now have months of budget-making ahead of them

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/12/2017

Bookies in Orange County, California: Vietnamese Gamblers Plentiful

Bookies in Orange County, California: Vietnamese Gamblers Plentiful

Local bookies in the Orange County, California region enjoy an added incentive to conduct business there.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/12/2017

Black Friday US Attorney Who Took Down Full Tilt Poker Ousted

Black Friday US Attorney Who Took Down Full Tilt Poker Ousted

Preet Bharara among 46 US Attorneys asked to leave Friday evening.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/11/2017

21 Charged in Vegas Casino Money Laundering Scheme

21 Charged in Vegas Casino Money Laundering Scheme

Defendants used counterfeit cards and stolen credit card numbers and the services of employees from high end Brazilian steak houses

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2017

Money is Behind Las Vegas Becoming NASCAR’s Hottest Market

Money is Behind Las Vegas Becoming NASCAR’s Hottest Market

The signature event remains in Florida and most race teams call North Carolina home, but the nation's gambling mecca is about to become NASCAR's busiest market.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2017

Steve Wynn’s Relationship with Online Gambling: It’s Complicated

Steve Wynn’s Relationship with Online Gambling: It’s Complicated

Once again, Wynn Resorts has a different stance on legalized online gambling....but this one is good for the industry

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2017

Morning Call: Sands Bethlehem Sale ‘Imminent’

Morning Call: Sands Bethlehem Sale ‘Imminent’

Wall Street is loving the idea that the Sands Bethlehem Casino could soon be sold to MGM.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/09/2017

Breaking News

One Dead in Vegas Strip Shooting

One Dead in Vegas Strip Shooting

A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting on the Las Vegas strip.

Poker Tables Disappearing From Casinos

The Las Vegas Strip is about to lose nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago.

Fight Over Gambling Led Man to Run Over Wife Four Times

Prosecutors in Massachusetts say a man drove over his ex-wife four times in the driveway of their Quincy home, killing her, after they fought over his alleged gambling last year.