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MajorWager.com Founder Russ Hawkins Killed in Plane Crash

MajorWager.com Founder Russ Hawkins Killed in Plane Crash
The founder of one of the most successful sports betting posting forums, MajorWager.com, has passed away.

Cantor Gaming Being Probed by Nevada GCB Following Arrest of Executive

Cantor Gaming Being Probed by Nevada GCB Following Arrest of Executive
The Gaming Control Board in Nevada is now focusing on possibly regulatory violations against Cantor Gaming following the arrest of its Sportsbook Director  Michael Colbert on Wednesday.

California Online Poker Coalition Dissolves

California Online Poker Coalition Dissolves
A coalition of 46 card clubs and Indian casinos is disbanding in frustration over the failure to legalize online poker in the state of California.

Underage Children Learning How to Play Online Poker Via Free Sites Say Researchers

Underage Children Learning How to Play Online Poker Via Free Sites Say Researche
Online gambling is making regulation more difficult, luring children to gambling and introducing new types of problem gambling, a British researcher told a conference on Thursday.

NYPD Hungry for Bookies: One ‘Cannibal’ Cop Hungry for 100 Women

NYPD Hungry for Bookies:  One ‘Cannibal’ Cop Hungry for 100 Women
Cannibal cops vs. sports betting agents?  Say it isn't so...

Poker Pro Adam ‘Roothlus’ Levy Launches Logo Contest

Poker Pro Adam ‘Roothlus’ Levy Launches Logo Contest
Top poker player Adam "Roothlus" Levy, who has earned more than $5 million in online and live tournament winnings, has launched a contest for a new personal logo....

Philly Mob Trial: ‘I Should Just Shoot You in the Head’ Comment Just ‘Talk’

Philly Mob Trial:  ‘I Should Just Shoot You in the Head’ Comment Just ‘Talk’
The defense in what is anticipated to be a months long Philly Mob trial claims that supposed “threats” made against two cooperating witnesses were nothing more than “talk”...

Poker Maximus III is coming…And Gambling911.com has Your Exclusive Preview

Poker Maximus III is coming…And Gambling911.com has Your Exclusive Preview
Since everything generally happens in 3’s, Carbon Poker has announced that they are bringing back the ever popular Poker Maximus Tournament Series one more time in 2012.

Queens DA Issues Release on Arrests of 25 in Massive Sports Betting Ring Tied to Pinnacle Sports

Queens DA Issues Release on Arrests of 25 in Massive Sports Betting Ring Tied to
Queens DA office statement on Wednesday's arrests tied to multi million dollar sports betting ring. 

Cantor Gaming Director Michael Colbert, PinnacleSports Owners Indicted

Cantor Gaming Director Michael Colbert, Others Arrested in Sting:  Names Release
Names of those individuals arrested as part of sports betting sting operation disclosed...

Ilari ‘Ilari FIN’ Sahamies Wins $1 Million in Just 48 Hours

Ilari ‘Ilari FIN’ Sahamies Wins $1 Million in Just 48 Hours
One of Finland’s most prominent high stakes poker players, Ilari ‘Ilari FIN’ Sahamies, managed to win just over $1 million in under 48 hours playing online at PokerStars.

Pinnacle Entertainment 3rd Quarter Loss Narrows

Pinnacle Entertainment 3rd Quarter Loss Narrows
Shares of Pinnacle Entertainment hit annual highs Wednesday after the casino operator halved its losses for the third quarter and beat Wall Street expectations.

Zynga Partners With Bwin.Party to Offer Real Money Online Poker in UK

Zynga Partners With Bwin.Party to Offer Real Money Online Poker in UK
Zynga and bwin.party today announced an exclusive partnership to offer real money online Poker and Casino games in the UK market.

Zynga Shares Jump After Company Revenue Beats Expectations

Zynga Shares Jump After Company Revenue Beats Expectations
Zynga Inc raised the lower end of its 2012 earnings outlook after quarterly revenue beat Wall Street's rock-bottom expectations, driving its shares 13 percent higher.

The Ironies Associated With The ‘Cantor Gaming – Pinnacle Sports Arrests’ are Many

The Ironies Associated With The ‘Cantor Gaming – Pinnacle Sports Arrests’ are Ma
Jagajeet Chiba here for Gambling911.com and boy what a day, heh?  This lttle matter concerning Cantor Gaming and Pinnacle Sports and the many ironies....

Mike Colbert Arrest a Black Eye for Nevada Gaming Control Board

Mike Colbert Arrest a Black Eye for Nevada Gaming Control Board
As Nevada is set to begin legalizing online poker, it may also face a serious setback following news that M Resorts Sportsbook Director, Mike Colbert, has been arrested....

Sportsbook Director for Cantor Gaming, M Resorts Arrested in NYC: Faces 8 Charges

Sportsbook Director for Cantor Gaming, M Resorts Arrested in NYC:  Faces 8 Charg
There has been an arrest of Cantor Gaming's Sports Book DIrector linked to PinnacleSports.com...

$10K Chip King Freeroll Tournament This Saturday at Carbon Poker

$10K Chip King Freeroll Tournament This Saturday at Carbon Poker
The end of the month is here and that means it’s the last chance for Carbon Poker players to qualify for the final $10,000 Chip King freeroll tournament this Saturday (Oct 28).

Brennan Jr: Harry Reid Likely Eyeing Cyber Security Bill for Online Poker Measure

Brennan Jr:  Harry Reid Likely Eyeing Cyber Security Bill for Online Poker Measu
IMEGA head Joe Brennan, Jr. believes that a reintroduced Cyber Security measure could be the vehicle for passing online poker legislation during the lame duck session.

Despite Shedding European Market, Bodog Poker Close to Cracking Top 10

Despite Shedding European Market, Bodog Poker Close to Cracking Top 10
Bodog Poker may have shed its European market, but that move hasn't hurt traffic any. 

EuroClub Network: The Newest Online Poker Network Debuts With Goldbet

EuroClub Network:  The Newest Online Poker Network Debuts With Goldbet
Euroclub Network Ltd. announced today that it launched a new online poker network, branded League Network, with its showcase premier customer, Goldbet.

Draft Internet Poker Bill Favors Harry Reid’s Home State of Nevada

Draft Internet Poker Bill Favors Harry Reid’s Home State of Nevada
Politico.com says that the draft Internet poker bill featured on sites like Gambling911.com is “expected to drop during the lame-duck session”.

Zynga Lay Offs in Boston, Austin, Japan and Great Britain Leave Hundreds Out of Work

Zynga Lay Offs in Boston, Austin, Japan and Great Britain Leave Hundreds Out of
Zynga on Tuesday announced it was laying off 5 percent of its full-time workforce, mostly in Boston and Austin.

Howard Lederer All-In at Live Poker Events as US Government Closes In

Howard Lederer All-In at Live Poker Events as US Government Closes In

Third Year of Punta Cana Poker Classic Improved With the Flop: No Dealer Buttons

Third Year of Punta Cana Poker Classic Improved With the Flop:  No Dealer Button
From no dealer buttons to great dealers and fantastic rulings made by Staff.
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