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Five New Grinders Will Compete in ‘The Beast Live’ on Internet Poker Site

Five New Grinders Will Compete in ‘The Beast Live’ on Internet Poker Site
Five new poker players signed up to publicly face the ultimate poker grinding challenge at Americas Cardroom by facing off against each other in the new poker points race known as 'The Beast'

Attorney: NY Casino Bus Driver Alert Before Fatal Crash That Killed 15

Attorney: NY Casino Bus Driver Alert Before Fatal Crash That Killed 15
A casino bus driver had enough sleep before a New York City crash that killed 15 passengers, his attorney said Thursday while arriving for the start of his client's manslaughter trial.

Alabama Casino Lobbyist Gets Probation

Alabama Casino Lobbyist Gets Probation
The first person to plead guilty in Alabama’s gambling corruption investigation was sentenced to probation Tuesday for helping bring down two bigger players in a bribery scheme

Online Poker Sunday Major Tournament Rebranded to ‘Sunday Big Ticket’ at Carbon

Online Poker Sunday Major Tournament Rebranded to ‘Sunday Big Ticket’ at Carbon
Introducing the “Sunday Big Ticket”.  That’s the new name designated to Carbon Poker’s major Sunday online poker tournament.

Juicy Stakes Announces $100,000 Gold Fest Tournament Series: Moves to .EU Domain

Juicy Stakes Announces $100,000 Gold Fest Tournament Series
Starting October 7, popular online gaming site, Juicy Stakes Poker and Casino (http://www.JuicyStakes.eu) is featuring a $100,000 Gold Fest Tournament Series.

Cake Poker Introduces $100k Gold Fest Tournament Series

Cake Poker Introduces $100k Gold Fest Tournament Series
Cake Poker announced its $100k GOLD FEST Tournament Series for Gold Card hoarders, er, holders.

D Las Vegas Casino Refunds Packers-Seahawks Bets: Other Sportsbooks Not Thrilled

D Las Vegas Casino Refunds Packers-Seahawks Bets:  Other Sportsbooks Not Thrille
A Las Vegas casino took an unusual step Wednesday and offered refunds to gamblers who lost money when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial touchdown.

3G Studios Prepares for Online Poker in US: An Interview With CEO James Kosta

An Interview With CEO James Kosta
3G Studios is the first video game company to apply for an online poker license in the state of Nevada, where real money web gambling is set to launch in the coming months.

Ohio Presidential Betting Odds Have Obama as 1 to 6 Favorite

Ohio Presidential Betting Odds Have Obama as 1 to 6 Favorite
US President Barack Obama is a 1/6 odds favorite to win the Presidential elections in the state of Ohio this coming November at Sportsbook.com.

Antonio Esfandiari Barely Cracks Top 20 of CardPlayer.com Poker Player Of The Year Standings

Antonio Esfandiari Barely Cracks Top 20 of CardPlayer.com Poker Player Of The Ye
Is it just us or are the CardPlayer.com “Player Of The Year” standings for 2012 a little “off” with poker phenom Antonio Esfandiari sitting in the number 19 spot?

Carbon Atil Gets Kudos From Poker Affiliate World as ChipSplit.com Continues to Excel

Carbon Atil Gets Kudos From Poker Affiliate World as ChipSplitc.com Continues to
Kudos goes out to "Carbon Atil" for putting the online poker affiliate first and managing one of the best Web gambling affiliate programs on the planet. 

Alabama Casino Lobbyist Jennifer Pouncy to be Sentenced Today

Alabama Casino Lobbyist Jennifer Pouncy to be Sentenced Today
A casino lobbyist who admitted to bribing Alabama officials as part of a “vote selling” scheme will be sentenced in Montgomery today.

Former US President Clinton Makes $100 Ryder Cup Bet

Former US President Clinton Makes $100 Ryder Cup Bet
It may be illegal to bet on sports anywhere in the US except for the state of Nevada but don’t tell that to former US President Bill Clinton.

Antonio Esfandiari Wins Third WSOP Bracelet at 2012 WSOP Europe Event 2

Antonio Esfandiari Wins Third WSOP Bracelet at 2012 WSOP Europe Event 2
Antonio Esfandiari has just won his 3rd WSOP bracelet and a measly €126,207.

Blown Call Caused $1 Billion to Change Hands in Sports Betting

Blown Call Caused $1 Billion to Change Hands in Sports Betting
A top oddsmaker believes last night’s controversial blown call was worth a billion dollars in sports betting.

Mitt Romney, Barack Obama Swing States Betting Props

Mitt Romney, Barack Obama Swing States Betting Props
Sportsbook.com currently features a number of Mitt Romney / Barack Obama US Presidential swing states betting props available for your consumption.

Lock Poker Expanded Customer Service Dept Beginning to Pay Off

Lock Poker Expanded Customer Service Dept Beginning to Pay Off
Lock Poker’s move to its very own online poker network experienced a few bumps in the road over the summer but these seem to be getting sorted out now. 

Sportsbook Refunds All Green Bay Packers Bets (Video)

Sportsbook Refunds All Green Bay Packers Bets
One online sportsbook has decided to refund all Green Bay Packers bettors following a questionable final second call during this week's MNF game. 

PokerStars Player Wins $1 Million at WCOOP After Qualifying With Loyalty Points

PokerStars Player Wins $1 Million at WCOOP After Qualifying With Loyalty Points
Russian player ‘maratik’ was crowned the PokerStars 2012 World Championship of Online Poker Main Event champion this morning, winning $1,000,907.26.

Most New Jersey Residents Don’t Want Gambling in State Beyond Atlantic City

Most New Jersey Residents Don’t Want Gambling in State Beyond Atlantic City
Most New Jerseyans oppose expanding casino gambling beyond Atlantic City, and also oppose granting state tax breaks to casino companies, according to a poll released Monday.

10 States in Negotiations With Nevada to Form Online Poker Partnership

10 States in Negotiations With Nevada to Form Online Poker Partnership
Gambling911.com has an exclusive upcoming interview with someone very close to the situation on the ground in Nevada as it pertains to “real money” online poker regulation.

Camasino.com Webcam Poker: Play Live or With an Avatar, Free or Real Cash

Camasino.com Webcam Poker:  Play Live or With an Avatar
Camasino.com offers its proprietary webcam online poker to those living in the US (free-to-play) and much of the rest of the world (real money or free-to-play).

Slain Woman’s Husband One of Those Charged in Oklahoma City High Stakes Poker Case

Slain Woman’s Husband One of Those Charged in Oklahoma City Gambling Case
The husband of a slain Oklahoma City woman is one of nine people accused of running an illegal gambling operation that included high-stakes poker games, U.S. Attorney Sanford Coats said Monday.

81-Count Federal Indictment Unsealed in Oklahoma Gambling, Money Laundering Case

81-Count Federal Indictment Unsealed in Oklahoma Gambling, Money Laundering Case
Today, an 81-count federal indictment was unsealed charging 10 defendants with crimes involving an illegal gambling operation and the money laundering of proceeds.

Imed Ben Mahmoud Wins WSOPE Event Number 1: €2,700 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em

Imed Ben Mahmoud Wins Event #1: €2,700 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em
The first event at the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe is in the books.
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