While common among many of the North American race books, cash back on losses is only beginning to catch on with the online casinos now.
LAS VEGAS — (Associated Press) - If Congress makes no progress on a national framework for online gambling this session, it won’t be for a lack of legislation.
Poker players on the popular PocketFives.com website have blasted casino magnate Sheldon Adelson regarding his stance on legalized Internet gambling in the US. Adelson announced he will be ratcheting things up a notch by hiring lobbying groups in a feeble-minded effort to ban Web gambling
Real money online gambling is set to launch on November 26 in the state of New Jersey following an initial trial. We can only hope this launch goes off better than what we witnessed with the much ballyhooed Affordable Healthcare website kickoff back on October 1, a site that still doesn’t quite work.
Full Tilt Poker customers living in the US were expected to see their monies by March 31 (2014), nearly three years after that online poker company shut its doors to Americans. A few million dollars is owed to former Full Tilt players.
Mexican poker player Guillermo Olvero has won the coveted 2013 Punta Cana Poker Classic Main Event. He is the first poker player representing Latin America to win the Classic, now in its 4th year. Until now, two Canadians and an American have been crowned.
One of the biggest GOP donors, casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, is preparing to leverage his power by approaching Congress in an effort to ban Internet gambling in the US.
A violent thug involved in the Harlem and Bronx trade during the 70’s and 80’s was found shot execution-style in his head late Friday night.
With Auburn the most wagered on side in this weekend’s College Football slate, bookies were slamming their heads against the wall following an unprecedented 4th quarter come-from-behind 20 points scored by the Georgia Bulldogs that resulted in a one-point lead for Georgia. Bookies were beginning to celebrate.
More bad news for the state of New Jersey and its efforts to legalize sports betting as a Third Circuit Court of Appeals denied a bid for a full rehearing.
The Court ruled Friday:
Gambling911.com has US President Barack Obama’s approval rating odds to stay above 30 percent, at least through December 31.
A professional poker player has confessed to his role in running an illegal sports betting operation that catered to wealthy gamblers in the United States, Russia and the Ukraine.
In 2009, St. George-based SunFirst Bank began processing payments to online poker players to the tune of $200 million dollars, resulting in what would ultimately become known as “Black Friday”. The US Attorneys Office in the Southern District of New York indicted a number of key executives at three big US-facing online poker rooms including the co-owner of SunFirst Bank, Jeremy Johnson.
The Full Tilt Poker Claims Administration, as authorized by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is accepting Full Tilt Poker remission requests until November 16, 2013.
More bad news for embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as he learned early Friday morning that the city council voted to strip him of some powers. Gambling911.com has made Ford a -110 favorite to remain Mayor until the next election period approximately one year from now.
American Express Co., Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC), Credit card issuers, Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) and eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s PayPal won't be permitting transactions for online gambling sites located in the United States, at least for now.
Case 3:12-cv-00741-CWR-FKB Document 76 Filed 10/23/13: A patent infringement lawsuit filed by MGT Gaming late last year against MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, and Penn National Gaming, Inc. has been dismissed in a Mississippi District Court.
BOSTON — (Associated Press) - Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was led off to prison Thursday to begin serving a life sentence at 84 for his murderous reign in the 1970s and ‘80s, accepting his punishment in stone-faced silence even as a judge castigated him for his “almost unfathomable” depravity.
Although it may seem like technology lifted straight from the silver screen, facial recognition software has become staple amongst casino security across the world.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic – Forget the $500,000 Gtd prize pool. This year's Punta Cana Poker Classic Main Event features $712,950 on the table, with $171,100 going to 1st place and the top 50 spots getting paid. After 10 levels of Day 1B action, 62 players will join the 87 from Day 1A to compete for the Main Event title and attempt to join Peter Cross, Demo Kiriopolous, and Matthew Weber in the record books.
The seemingly ever-expanding family of Winning Poker Network sites will add another member this with week with the launch of Ya Poker (www.yapoker.com).
Gambling911.com still has the odds of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford resigning prior to the end of his current term (November 2014) at slightly better than EVEN. Just when you didn’t think the situation in City Hall could get any worse it just did as Ford shocked Canadian journalists with his denial of "eating her pussy" in regard to a former staffer.
New York City art gallery owner Helly Nahmad, as reported earlier in the week, has plead guilty to a single count of gambling in Federal court and will have to fork up $6.4 million in restitution. That won’t be very difficult as his family is worth approximately $3 billion.
Online poker room BetOnline.ag is harnessing the power of social media for its latest promotion – a free entry into a $10,000 Guaranteed Tournament, worth $22, with a Facebook twist.
“Little Man” Mike Sica has passed away following a long bout with cancer.
The retired teacher and long-time poker veteran from North Brunswick, NJ amassed over $1.2 million in tournament earnings during his playing career.
Leading online payments provider Skrill has been approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) and will be the only company to offer a digital wallet for regulated gambling in the state of New Jersey.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has released policies as they apply to online gambling marketing and promotions in the Garden State.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Associated Press) — The Pennsylvania House gave approval Wednesday to a bill that could allow thousands of bars to profit from gambling contests called small games of chance while flushing some of the profits into the state's cash-strapped coffers.
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A terrified bookmaker shop manager handed over £2000 to what he thought were two armed gunmen. Instead, it turns out the bandits held up the shop, not with a gun, but with a roll of wallpaper. That wallpaper was concealed in a bag and made to look like a gun.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic – Busting out of a poker tournament is never fun, but when you have a spectacular beach at your doorstep, 24-hour room service, and all-you-can-handle everything, it stings a little less. That's if they decide to call it a day, players that bust on Day 1A can still play Day 1B. Also, during late registration period a player can still re-enter Day 1B after getting knocked out.
Vegas' first multi-player free-roam VR experience inside LEVEL UP gaming lounge unveiled September 8.
“Easier to use, faster and cleaner”, these are the words being used to describe the new Bookmaker interface scheduled to debut Wednesday