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2012 Academy Awards Odds: Look to the More Obscure for Value

2012 Academy Awards Odds:  Look to the More Obscure for Value
When it comes to the 2012 Academy Awards betting odds, WagerWeb.com has one of the most complete wagering menus available.

Japanese Gambling Tycoon Bribed Filipinos: US Suit

Japanese gambling tycoon Kazuo Okada was accused Tuesday in a US lawsuit of paying off Philippine regulators and cheating his powerful Las Vegas partner.

All The Seediness You’ve Been Missing During Alabama ‘Vote Buying’ Gambling Trial

Alabama ‘Vote Buying’ Gambling Trial
The trial continues in Alabama for defendants accused in a high profile political “vote buying” case tied to gambling expansion in the state

Peter Eastgate Signs on With Betfair Poker

Peter Eastgate Signs on With Betfair Poker
2008 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Peter Eastgate has signed on to represent Team Betfair Poker.

Question of the Day: Why Can’t Everleaf Send US Players Funds Via Western Union?

Question of the Day:  Why Can’t Everleaf Send US Players Funds Via Western Union
It’s been a few weeks since the small – and some say struggling – online poker network Everleaf Gaming shut out its US customer base without any warning.

Nine of Top Ten Online Poker Rooms See Drop Off in Traffic

Nine of Top Ten Online Poker Rooms See Drop Off in Traffic
The second straight week of declines occurred with a 3 percent drop off in traffic for online poker rooms.  Some of this could be attributed to the extended President’s Day weekend holiday in the US.

Doyle Brunson Talks Full Tilt Poker: Confirms Jack Binion Interest in Company

Doyle Brunson Talks Full Tilt Poker:  Confirms Jack Binion Interest in Company
Legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson is the latest to offer his opinion on the folks behind Full Tilt Poker who have made miserable the lives of many thousands of players over this past year.

WagerWeb.com Online Sportsbook, Casino Joins the Gambling911.com Family

WagerWeb.com Joins the Gambling911.com Family
Gambling911.com is thrilled to announce the return of WagerWeb.com to its portfolio of fine online sportsbooks just in time for March Madness.

Cake Poker Announces Major Software Upgrade

Cake Poker Announces Major Software Upgrade
Cake Poker, one of the leading online poker networks, has announced a major new software upgrade.

Emmett Mullin Captures UKIPT Galway Title and €100,000

Emmett Mullin from Omagh in Northern Ireland has beaten a field of 698 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway to take down the first UKIPT trophy of 2012 and the cool €100,000 that comes with it.

Paris Hilton Wins $30k Gambling in Vegas on 30th Birthday

Socialite Paris Hilton had extra reason to celebrate during her birthday trip to Las Vegas after winning USD 30,000 on a game of blackjack.

Odds to Win Best Supporting Actress: Oscar Odds 2012 (Video)

Odds to Win Best Supporting Actress:  Oscar Odds 2012 (Video)
The odds to win Best Supporting Actress at the 2012 Oscars had Octavia Spencer as the ‘lock’ to win for her role in “The Help”.

Iowa Subcommittee Approves Legalized Online Poker

Iowa Subcommittee Approves Legalized Online Poker
An Iowa Senate subcommittee on Monday approved a bill that would legalize online poker in that state.

$125,000 Guaranteed Freezeout Online Poker Tournament has First Winner

$125,000 Guaranteed Freezeout Online Poker Tournament has First Winner
CarbonPoker player Lachance222 won the first ever Sunday $125,000 Guaranteed Freezeout Tournament.

PayPal Founder Donates $1.7 Million to Ron Paul Campaign

Ron Paul
The co-founder of the popular online payment platform PayPal, Peter Thiel, donated $1.7 million last month to a super PAC supporting GOP Presidential hopeful Ron Paul.

Daniel Negreanu Makes Final Table of LAPT Brazil 2012

Daniel Negreanu Makes Final Table of LAPT Brazil 2012
Poker pro Daniel Negreanu has made the Final Table of the Latin American Poker Tour Brazil 2012.

Iowa Online Poker Bill to be Fast Tracked Through Committee This Week

Iowa Online Poker Bill to be Fast Tracked Through Committee This Week
A bill to legalize Internet poker in Iowa is anticipated to be fast tracked through the legislative committee over the coming days.

Jonathan Duhamel’s 2010 World Series of Poker Bracelet Recovered

Jonathan Duhamel’s 2010 World Series of Poker Bracelet Recovered
The bracelet won by Jonathan Duhamel at the 2010 World Series of Poker and later stolen during a brazen home invasion this past December has now been recovered.

Odds to Win Best Director – 2012 Oscars: Michel Hazanavicius a ‘Lock’

Odds to Win Best Director – 2012 Oscars:  Michel Hazanavicius a ‘Lock’
At -1000 odds to win Best Director at the 2012 Oscars, Michel Hazanavicius should win for his direction of “The Artist”.

Daniel Negreanu Talks Coming Out and Blasts Individuals Behind Full Tilt Poker

Daniel Negreanu Talks Coming Out and Blasts Individuals Behind Full Tilt Poker
Poker pro Daniel Negreanu is now producing his own video blogs and providing terrific content for sites like Gambling911.com.

Over 200 Sports Fixing Probes in Last Four Years

Over 200 Sports Fixing Probes in Last Four Years
The Daily Star this weekend reports that there were over 200 sports match fixing probes in the United Kingdom in just the last four years.

Jamie Gold Poker Room Opens at the Tropicana

Jamie Gold Poker Room Opens at the Tropicana
2006 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Jamie Gold kicked off the opening of the Tropicana poker room, which is named after him, Friday February 17, 2012.

Wall Street Analysts do Not See Federal Online Poker in U.S. Until 2013

Federal Online Poker in U.S.
Macquarie Securities analyst Chad Beynon has issued a statement that it does not believe federal legalization of Internet poker will happen until next year.

Daniel Negreanu Claims $61k Rip-Off: Says PokerStars Account Hacked

Daniel Negreanu Claims $61k Rip-Off:  Says PokerStars Account Hacked
Poker pro Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu claims in his latest blog post that his Poker Stars online betting account was hacked and he was robbed of $61,000!

Patrik Antonius Coming to PartyPoker….Sort of

Patrik Antonius Coming to PartyPoker….Sort of
Finnish poker pro Patrik Antonius may be on his way to finding a new home…if only for a brief moment.
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