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Poker Phenom Gus Hansen Up $548k in PLO Over Past Weekend

Poker Phenom Gus Hansen Up $548k in PLO Over Past Weekend
In a mere 48 hour period this past weekend, Danish poker pro Gus Hansen managed to go up $548k in PLO with his return to the high stakes online tables.

Paul Ryan and Online Gambling: When it Was Time to Put Up, He Shut Up

Paul Ryan and Online Gambling:  When it Was Time to Put Up, He Shut Up
Mitt Romney on Saturday tapped Paul Ryan, a seven-term congressman from Wisconsin, to be his Vice Presidential running mate on the Republican ticket.

Times of Trenton Editorial: New Jersey High Stake Wager on Sports Betting May Pay Off

New Jersey High Stake Wager on Sports Betting May Pay Off
The Times of Trenton Editorial staff offer their take on a lawsuit filed by the professional leagues to try and stop New Jersey from offering sports betting. 

Former Full Tilt Poker Patsy Michele Clayborne Says She’s No ‘Sybil’

Former Full Tilt Poker Patsy Michele Clayborne Says She’s No ‘Sybil’
One time lackey for Full Tilt Poker, Michele Clayborne, insists she never posted on public message boards as a man in an effort to cover up the mess transpiring at her former employer.

Delegate Wants Legislative Oversight On Gambling in Maryland

Delegate Wants Legislative Oversight On Gambling in Maryland
A Maryland lawmaker said Saturday he will propose changing a measure to create a joint House and Senate panel to oversee gambling.

Paul Ryan was 10 to 1 Long Shot to be Chosen Romney Running Mate in Veepstakes

Paul Ryan was 10 to 1 Long Shot to be Chosen Romney Running Mate in Veepstakes
Back in April, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan was listed at 10-1 odds of being chosen as GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s running mate.

PartyPoker Launches FastForward Fast Fold Poker Game Platform

PartyPoker Launches FastForward Fast Fold Poker Game Platform
PartyPoker, the world’s third largest online poker room, is the latest to offer its very own fast fold poker game, FastForward.

Maryland Senate Gives Preliminary OK to Gambling Bill

Maryland Senate Gives Preliminary OK to Gambling Bill
The Maryland Senate gave preliminary approval to expanding gambling to allow table games like blackjack and a new casino near the nation's capital.

Marvin Rettenmaier WPT Cypress Classic Win Historic

Marvin Rettenmaier WPT Cypress Classic Win Historic
With his win at the 2012 WPT Cypress Classic this week, poker pro Marvin Rettenmaier has made history.

PokerStrategy Sues Full Tilt Poker, Pocket Kings for $1.2 Million

PokerStrategy Sues Full Tilt Poker, Pocket Kings for $1.2 Million
eGaming Review Magazine this week revealed that the online poker portal, PokerStrategy.com, has sued Full Tilt Poker for $1.2 million claiming unpaid ad revenue.

MGM Posts 2nd Quarter Loss, but Revenue Surges 29 Percent

MGM Posts 2nd Quarter Loss, but Revenue Surges 29 Percent
MGM Resorts International on Tuesday posted a second-quarter loss double what Wall Street was expecting, but revenue surged 29 percent on gambling and hotel room gains.

12 Seats to Punta Cana Guaranted on Sunday August 12th

12 Seats to Punta Cana Guaranted on Sunday August 12th
The big US airlines might want to start adding more flights to Punta Cana this October. Americas Cardroom is handing out 12 more Punta Cana Poker Classic packages worth $5,000 apiece this Sunday (August 12).

California Online Poker Bill Near Dead

California Online Poker Bill Near Dead
Don’t bet on Internet poker in California.  A bill to regulate the activity is about to die a quick death in the California legislature.

NFL Okay With Female Replacement Official Shannon Eastin Past Participation in WSOP

NFL Okay With Female Replacement Official Shannon Eastin Past Participation in W
No worries for NFL replacement official Shannon Eastin in regard to her World Series of Poker back in 2007.

Maryland Lawmakers Gather in 2nd Special Session to Consider Gambling, Pit Bulls

Maryland Lawmakers Gather in 2nd Special Session to Consider Gambling, Pit Bulls
Maryland lawmakers convened for the year’s second special session Thursday to consider a significant expansion of gambling in the state to raise more revenue and create jobs.

Foxwoods CEO Sees Business Shift

Foxwoods CEO Sees Business Shift
Increased gambling competition is forcing the largest casino in the Western Hemisphere to shift its business to include more non-gambling enterprises.

Record $1.13 Billion Bet at Aqueduct Racetrack in July

Record $1.13 Billion Bet at Aqueduct Racetrack in July
More than a billion dollars bet by nearly a million customers last month is the latest evidence that the “racino” at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York City is capitalizing on its prime location.

Clinkville: Facebook Online Poker Players Ask for Leniency, Face 7 Months in Prison

Clinkville:  Facebook Online Poker Players Ask for Leniency, Face 7 Months in Pr
11 poker players in Jakarta, Indonesia have been charged with playing online poker via Facebook, with each facing up to 7 months behind bars for their crime.

Shannon Eastin World Series of Poker Past: NFL Officials Prohibited From Gambling

Shannon Eastin World Series of Poker Past:  NFL Officials Prohibited to Gamble
The National Football League apparently has a zero tolerance policy as it relates to officials gambling.

NFL Replacement Official Shannon Eastin Poker Past Comes Back to Haunt Her

NFL Replacement Official Shannon Eastin Poker Past Comes Back to Haunt Her
National Football League replacement official Shannon Eastin has come under scrutiny for having played in the 2007 World Series of Poker.

Absolute Poker Liquidation Confirmed by Kahnawake

Absolute Poker Liquidation Confirmed by Kahnawake
Claims of ownership interest in Absolute Poker parent company Blanca need to be settled prior to the distribution of liquidated assets....

Moody’s Investment Service Backs Mohegan Sun Purchase of Resorts Casino Hotel

Moody’s Investment Service Backs Mohegan Sun Purchase of Resorts Casino Hotel
Moody's Investors Service said Wednesday that to the extent the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority can improve the performance at Resorts and develop a successful track record in Atlantic City's challenging market,

South Point Casino Receives Tentative Approval for ‘Real Money’ Internet Poker

South Point Casino Receives Tentative Approval for ‘Real Money’ Internet Poker
Nevada state gambling regulators have given tentative approval for a casino's plan to operate an Internet poker website accessible only within Nevada boundaries.

Former Philadelphia Mayor's Daughter, 15 Others Charged with Running Massive Bookie Biz

16 Charged in Massive Philadelphia Bookmaking Bust Including Daughter of Former
Federal prosecutors claim to have broken up a massive bookmaking business based in suburban Philadelphia that spanned beyond state borders into New Jersey, Florida and Costa Rica.

Philadelphia Mob ‘Capo’ Pleads Guilty: Won’t Turn Rat in Joseph Ligambi Trial

Philadelphia Mob ‘Capo’ Pleads Guilty: Won’t Turn Rat in Joseph Ligambi Trial
A Philadelphia Mob lieutenant, Martin “Marty” Angelina, 50, has plead guilty to racketeering but has refused to cooperate in the fall trial of alleged crime family boss Joseph Ligambi.
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