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Phil Hellmuth as Super Hero Thor ...7000 and Counting in This Year's WSOP

The entries at this year's World Series of Poker is above the 7000 mark and a final tally was coming during the overnight hours.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2018

Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City Launches Online Gambling Site

The newly opened Hard Rock Casino and Hotel, once the Trump Taj Mahal, launched its online gambling site a day before the 4th of July.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/04/2018

Ripple Hit With 3rd Lawsuit in Three Months, Accused of Security Fraud

Ripple Hit With 3rd Lawsuit in Three Months, Accused of Security Fraud

The latest lawsuit, filed on June 27, alleges that Ripple Labs Inc. and its CEO Bradley Garlinghouse have conflated a private XRP investor’s token with its proprietary Ripple technology and even illegally profited from price increases.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2018

Doug Polk is Giving Away 3 Percent of His WSOP Main Event Winnings .... to YOU

Doug Polk is Giving Away 3 Percent of His WSOP Main Event Winnings .... to YOU

Plus Dan Matsuzuki defeats Scott Bohlman heads-up to earn $10K Seven-Card Stud hi-lo bracelet and $364,387

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2018

Betway eSports Rep in Hot Water for Defending Gamer Who Used Anti-Gay Slur

Betway's eSports representative Thorin has come under fire recently for defending a fellow gamer's using an anti-gay slur.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

Where Can I Bet the Nathans Hot Dog Contest Fourth of July

Where Can I Bet the Nathans Hot Dog Contest Fourth of July

You can bet this year's Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest at BetOnline, which was featuring a handful of wagering options for 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

Vegas Cop’s Hesitation Prompts Review

Vegas Cop’s Hesitation Prompts Review

A veteran police officer’s self-described freeze in a Las Vegas hotel hallway while a gunman fired on an outdoor concert crowd is prompting a review of whether lives could have been saved if officers had acted faster to stop the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s modern history.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

Atlantic City Hopes to Ride a Hot Hand at Hard Rock Casino

Atlantic City Hopes to Ride a Hot Hand at Hard Rock Casino

The grand opening of the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino could signal that Atlantic City’s luck is about to change

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

Las Vegas’s Asian Counterpart Sinks Stock Prices

Las Vegas’s Asian Counterpart Sinks Stock Prices

Las Vegas is often referred to as the gambling capital of the world. However, when it comes to real money gambling halfway around the globe, Macau, China would take those honors as the “Las Vegas of Asia”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

Evolution of Technology vs Gambling Regulators Panel Discussion at CEEGC2018

The large impact of blockchain technology on the gambling industry is well felt by operators and suppliers and the demands to include cryptocurrencies in the deposit and withdraw options is also growing daily.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

Truyen Nguyen's Double Knockout Propels Him Near Top of Main Event Day 1A

Truyen Nguyen's Double Knockout Propels Him Near Top of Main Event Day 1A

Day 1A, the first of the event’s three starting days, got cards in the air at noon and attracted 925 players, an increase from last year’s 795 Day 1A entries. At the end of the flight’s five, two-hour levels, only 659 remained with Timothy Lau leading the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

845 Players Take Part in Day 1 of 2018 WSOP Main Event

845 signed up to take part in the first day of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2018

Bitcoin’s Decline Takes a Big Bite Out of the Cryptocurrency Market

It was not all that long ago that Bitcoin’s value as the top crypto in the digital currency industry hovered near $20,000. That was in December of 2017 and since then the value has declined almost 70 percent to a tenuous bottom level of $6000.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2018

Over 800 Cryptocurrencies Dead Six Months After Bitcoin Reaches its Peak

Over 800 cryptocurrencies are now dead and worth less than one cent as bitcoin comes off its peak price of near $20,000 from December by 70%.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/02/2018

MGM Springfield Now Accepting Room Reservations

MGM Springfield Now Accepting Room Reservations

Reservations are now open for rooms and suites at MGM Springfield—opening August 24, 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2018

BtoBet Becomes Digital Sponsor at CEEGC 2018 Budapest

Central and Eastern Europe’s most prestigious gaming event is going to receive the support of BtoBet as Digital Sponsor.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2018

China Leader Xi Hates Bitcoin, Not Blockchain

China Leader Xi Hates Bitcoin, Not Blockchain

President Xi Jinping of China calls the underlying blockchain technology a "breakthrough" While all but dissing bitcoin.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2018

Odds to Win the 2018 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Independence Day is July 4 in the United States, better known as simply The Fourth of July.  For gamblers the world over the 4th represents the biggest competitive food eating contest of the year, the Nathans Hot Dog Eating Contest, and, yes, you can bet on it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2018

Introducing Britain's Youngest Bitcoin Billionaire

Introducing Britain's Youngest Bitcoin Billionaire

Plus why open blockchain matters (watch)

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2018

New Soccer Betting Tips Site Launched for Canadians

Just in time for the 2018 World Cup, a new soccer betting tips site focused primarily for Canadians has launched.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2018

ChancesCards Takes Down $3200 WSOP.comcom Online High Roller Event

ChancesCards Takes Down $3200 WSOP.comcom Online High Roller Event

Chance Kornuth became the second player in the short history of World Series of Poker online bracelet events to win a bracelet live and online.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2018

Phil Hellmuth Will be a Marvel Character This World Series of Poker: Wonder Woman?

Phil Hellmuth Will be a Marvel Character This World Series of Poker: Wonder Woman?

Each year the World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth makes his grand entrance dressed in costume and flanked by half naked female models.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2018

Ayre Predicts Shakeup to the Crypto Space That 'Will Dump All Markets'

Ayre Predicts Shakeup to the Crypto Space That 'Will Dump All Markets'

If you have the courage you can try to trade through it to advantage

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2018

Cloudbet Claims 600 Percent Increase in Bitcoin Cash Betting During World Cup

Cloudbet Claims 600 Percent Increase in Bitcoin Cash Betting During World Cup

There is little doubt that the World Cup has resulted in a significant increase in wagering activity that is typically lacking this time of year.  But what we didn't know prior to the start of this year's tournament is what its impact would be on the crypto gaming market.  Now we do. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2018

Bitcoin Bloodbath Continues

Down 70 percent from its December high after sliding for a fourth straight day on Friday, bitcoin is getting ever-closer to matching the Nasdaq Composite Index's 78 percent peak-to-trough plunge after the U.S. dot-com bubble burst, reports Adam Haigh and Eric Lam of Bloomberg.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Three Dallas Police Officers Tied to Gambling Probe Turn Themselves in

Three Dallas SWAT officers accused of gambling promotion turned themselves in Thursday.  A fourth officer has a warrant out for his arrest.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

How to Earn Bitcoins Playing Slots Machines Online

Bitcoin is the No. 1 digital currency when it comes to the ever-expanding world of cryptocurrency. According to a recent post on PlaySlots4RealMoney.com, there is a very specific approach to finding the best Bitcoin casino games where you an earn this cryptocurrency playing online.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Matusow Playing WSOP in Chronic Pain Elicits Little Sympathy: 'Try Being a Person in Pain Who Has to Go to WORK Everyday'

Following his 4th place finish and $75,708 payday in the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better WSOP event, poker player Mike "The Mouth" Matusow reflected on how much agony it is to play each year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Bet Which Team Lebron Plays With in 2018-2019

You can bet on which team Lebron James will start for in the 2018-2019 season.  Most books have action occurring with the first regular season game start.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/29/2018

Ahead of SCOTUS Retirement News Trump had Best Odds Yet of 2020 Win

BetOnline's Dave Mason observed that US President Donald Trump did have the best odds yet since being elected to remain in office past 2020.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Breaking News

Poker Pro Fernando ‘JNandez87’ Habegger Accused of Stiffing Elderly Woman Who Hand-Knitted Scarfs

Poker pro Fernando ‘JNandez87’ Habegger has reportedly stiffed an elderly woman who hand-knitted scarfs with his logo on them

MGM Turns to Never-Tested Law to Sue Vegas Shooting Victims

The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas using an obscure U.S. law never tested in court has been framed by the casino-operator as an effort to avoid years of costly litigation — but the legal maneuver may not play out that way.

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