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Pinnacle Sports Closed to All Agents in US

Pinnacle Sports Closed to All Agents in US
Pinnacle Sports has effectively shut off its business to all interests operating within the United States.

Murderous Gambling Addict Jailed for Life after Killing Wife in Front of Small Child

Murderous Gambling Addict Jailed for Life after Killing Wife in Front of Small C
A man who brutally stabbed his wife to death over mounting gambling debts in front of their small child has received a life sentence.

Pokertox: Botox for Poker Players…and We’re Not Bluffing

Pokertox:  Botox for Poker Players…and We’re Not Bluffing
Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, you haven’t.  Introducing Pokertox or…Botox for poker players.

PokerStars MicroMillions III Halfway Point Passed: $5 Mil Guarantee to be Topped

PokerStars MicroMillions III Halfway Point Passed:  $5 Mil Guarantee to be Toppe
The halfway point has passed with 53 events completed, and MicroMillions III is on course to demolish the $5 million guarantee...

South Carolina High Court Rules Organized Poker Games Illegal

South Carolina High Court Rules Organized Poker Games Illegal
South Carolina's high court says that organized poker games are illegal, even when they happen in a private home.

Mobster Whitey Bulger Claims He Was Given Government Immunity

Mobster Whitey Bulger Claims He Was Given Government Immunity
Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to force Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger to produce proof that he was awarded immunity by federal authorities....

World’s Most Dangerous Occupation: Swedish Poker Pro

World’s Most Dangerous Occupation:  Swedish Poker Pro
It’s not easy being a Swedish poker pro these days.  One has to contend with sophisticated hackings, blackmail, threats of violence and even the possibility of being murdered.

Kimberley Lloyd-Owen Called ‘Bookies Worst Nightmare’: Pretended to be a Man

Kimberley Lloyd-Owen Called ‘Bookies Worst Nightmare’:  Pretended to be a Man
The so-called “bookies worst nightmare” has been revealed as a 23-year-old woman by the name of Kimberley Lloyd-Owen.

Justice Department to Appoint Administrator in Full Tilt Poker Matter This January

Justice Department to Appoint Administrator in Full Tilt Poker Matter This Janua
Those awaiting payment from Full Tilt Poker for more than a year-and-a-half now from Full Tilt Poker may have reason to be optimistic.

Federal Internet Poker Bill Could be Challenged in Court if Passed

Federal Internet Poker Bill Could be Challenged in Court if Passed
Opposition to a possible bill to legalize Internet poker at the federal level is growing with the possibility that any law could be challenged in court and potentially be ruled unconstitutional.

Greece Gambling Monopoly Hurt by Recession

Greece Gambling Monopoly Hurt by Recession
Greece’s OPAP, one of Europe's biggest betting firms, reported a 16 percent fall in third-quarter profit on Tuesday, weighed down by the recession in its Greek home market.

Ligue WSOP Circuit Las Vegas $2000 GTD at Snakes Poker Club

Ligue WSOP Circuit Las Vegas $2000 GTD at Snakes Poker Club
Ce soir Mardi! - Tonight Tuesday!  Mardi - November 20 novembre – Tuesday.

83-Year Old Ex-Hitman Testifies at Philadelphia Mob Boss Trial

83-Year Old Ex-Hitman Testifies at Philadelphia Mob Boss Trial
An aging mob hit man told jurors Monday that he once plotted to kill a Philadelphia mob boss now on trial and two underlings — even though he liked them.

MicroMillions III Reaches Half-Way Point: Already Surpasses $3.5 Mark

MicroMillions III Reaches Half-Way Point:  Already Surpasses $3.5 Mark
As the half-way stage of MicroMillions III approaches, the total prize pool has already surpassed $3.5 million mark.

Heartland Poker Tour Wraps Up The Year of Greg “FossilMan’ Raymer

Heartland Poker Tour Wraps Up The Year of Greg “FossilMan’ Raymer
Season Eight on Heartland Poker Tour will go down in history as the Year of FossilMan.

J.R.R. Tolkien Estate Files $80 Million Lawsuit Over ‘Rings’ Slots Game

J.R.R. Tolkien Estate Files $80 Million Lawsuit Over ‘Rings’ Slots Game
Estate is peeved over merchandising of “The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring: Online Slot Game”.

Danish Poker Pro Gus Hansen Loses $1.5 Million: Durrrr Returns to Full Tilt

Danish Poker Pro Gus Hansen Loses $1.5 Million:  Durrrr Returns to Full Tilt
Gus Hansen, one of Denmark’s most well known poker pros, reportedly dropped around $1.5 million over the weekend.

Alabama Developer Ronnie Gilley Begins Jail Time After Vote Buying Trial

Alabama Developer Ronnie Gilley Begins Jail Time After Gambling Vote Buying Tria
Country Crossing casino developer Ronnie Gilley has reported to the federal penitentiary in Atlanta to begin serving a sentence of six years and eight months.

Poker Maximus III Freeroll Giveaway at Carbon Poker

Poker Maximus III Freeroll Giveaway at Carbon Poker
Carbon Poker is excited to announce a brand new promotion in conjunction with the forthcoming Poker Maximus III tournament series and it is coming up quickly.

3G Studios Invests $20 million in Online Gambling (Video)

3G Studios Invests $20 million in Online Gambling (Video)
James Kosta, CEO of Reno, Nevada based 3G Studio, revealed on Fox Business this past week that his company has invested $20 million in online gambling.

Online Gambling Companies Apply Pressure on European Commission

Online Gambling Companies Apply Pressure on European Commission
A number of online gambling companies are pushing the European Commission pressure member nations like Belgium and Greece into abiding by EU policy.

Marketing Spend Lifts Paddy Power Q3 Revenues

Marketing Spend Lifts Paddy Power Q3 Revenues
Increased marketing spending helped Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to third-quarter revenues up 23 percent on last year, while favourable results boosted its returns on sports betting.

Baylor Bears Upset of Number One Kansas State Huge for Books: Ducks Loss Too

Baylor Bears Upset of Number One Kansas State Huge for Books:  Ducks Loss Too
With the Kansas State Wildcats the single most wagered on team in Week 12 of the regular College Football season, the bookmakers made out like bandits.

Online Poker Phenom Takes in Ilari ‘Ilari FIN’ Sahamies Wins Nearly $1 Mil Past Week

Online Poker Phenom Takes in Ilari ‘Ilari FIN’ Sahamies Wins Nearly $1 Mil Past
Finnish high stakes poker phenom Ilari ‘Ilari FIN’ Sahamies managed to win close to $1 million this past week alone.

Facebook Exec Niranjan Nagar to Speak at Social Gambling Conference

Head of Games and Apps at Facebook Niranjan Nagar to Speak at Social Gambling Co
Niranjan Nagar, the Head of Games & Apps for Global Vertical Marketing at Facebook, is slated as the keynote speaker at next months’ Social Gaming & Gambling Summit in Los Angeles.
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