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Nerve Agent Found on Slain North Korean Leader’s Brother on Way to Gamble in Macau

Nerve Agent Found on Slain North Korean Leader’s Brother on Way to Gamble in Macau

VX nerve agent, a chemical the United Nations classifies as a weapon of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2017

Singapore’s Genting Positioning Itself for Japan Casino Bid

Singapore’s Genting Positioning Itself for Japan Casino Bid

Casino operator Genting Singapore believes it “has sufficient financial resources” and is “well placed” to bid for a casino license in Japan

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2017

‘Piegate’ Goalkeeper Partook in Bet Stunt to ‘Wind Up Arsenal Fans’

‘Piegate’ Goalkeeper Partook in Bet Stunt to ‘Wind Up Arsenal Fans’

Former Sutton United reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw ate meat pies on the sideline during a game against Arsenal as a means of winding up the Arsenal fan base.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2017

Odds to Win Best Animated Short Film – 2017 Oscars

Odds to Win Best Animated Short Film – 2017 Oscars

The odds to win the Best Animated Short Film at the 2017 Oscars had Piper as a -500 favorite.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2017

NetFlix Obtains Rights to Martin Scorsese Gangster Film ‘The Irishman’

NetFlix Obtains Rights to Martin Scorsese Gangster Film ‘The Irishman’

NetFlix has announced the reuniting of film director Marin Scorsese and Robert De Niro for the upcoming gangster film “The Irishman”.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2017

Meat Pie Eating Goal Keeper Resigns Following Bet Stunt, FA Probe

Meat Pie Eating Goal Keeper Resigns Following Bet Stunt, FA Probe

Bookmaker had offered 8-1 odds on whether overweight goalie Wayne Shaw would be filmed eating a meat pie on the sidelines

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2017

Huge Betting on BJP to Win Big in India

Huge Betting on BJP to Win Big in India

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) moved from a probability of 97 seats as on February 6 to 161 seats on February 21

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Odds to Win Best Adapted Screenplay – 2017 Oscars

Odds to Win Best Adapted Screenplay – 2017 Oscars

The odds to win the Best Adapted Screenplay for the 2017 Oscars had Moonlight as the -750 odds on favorite, essentially making it a lock.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Odds to Win Best Animated Feature Film – 2017 Oscars

Odds to Win Best Animated Feature Film – 2017 Oscars

The odds to win the Best Animated Feature Film for the 2017 Oscars had Zootopia as the -550 odds on favorite, however, this was not necessarily a lock.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

eBay Removes Trump Taj Mahal Sign Amidst Law Enforcement Probe

eBay Removes Trump Taj Mahal Sign Amidst Law Enforcement Probe

Online auction had already yielded $7500

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Emma Stone Odds to Win Best Actress 2017 Oscars

Emma Stone Odds to Win Best Actress 2017 Oscars

Emma Stone is the -800 favorite to win Best Actress at this year’s Oscars ceremony.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

La La Land Now Huge Favorite to Win 2017 Oscar for Best Picture

La La Land Now Huge Favorite to Win 2017 Oscar for Best Picture

La La Land will be difficult to wager on as the high priced -1500 favorite to in Best Picture at this year’s Oscar Award Ceremony.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Bitcoin Closes in on All Time High: One Trader Hit by ‘Severe’ Cyber Attack

Bitcoin Closes in on All Time High: One Trader Hit by ‘Severe’ Cyber Attack

Bitcoin, the popular anonymous digital currency utilized in the world of online gambling and other industries, was up 0.7 percent, or $7.50, to $1,115 a coin.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Suspects in N. Korean Slaying Coated Their Hands With Poison

Suspects in N. Korean Slaying Coated Their Hands With Poison

The women suspected of fatally poisoning the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un were reportedly trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on Kim Jong Nam’s face. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Former Fed on Probe of Wichita Poker Pro: ‘Timing of Letters Unusual’

Former Fed on Probe of Wichita Poker Pro: ‘Timing of Letters Unusual’

“Normally those types of notifications are made or affected after the indictment rather than before,” former agent says.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

2017 Oscars Odds to Win Best Actor: Casey Affleck vs. Denzel Washington

2017 Oscars Odds to Win Best Actor: Casey Affleck vs. Denzel Washington

The 2017 Oscars for Best Actor are far from a “lock” with both Casey Affleck and Denzel Washington having short odds.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2017

Las Vegas Sands Japan Casino Could Cost Up to $10 Billion

"It would be at least what we paid in Singapore, $6 billion including the land, but it could be as much as $10 billion," Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Adelson said.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2017

Control the Betting Action with Individual Account Profiles

Control the Betting Action with Individual Account Profiles

One of the most important aspects of running a successful independent sports bookmaking operation is control, especially when it comes to betting action

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2017

Bet Stunt: Overweight Reserve Goalkeeper Eats Meat Pies on Sideline

A 45-year-old backup goalkeeper used his team's big moment against Arsenal to take part in a betting stunt.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2017

Attorney Wins $248k at HPT Event

Attorney Wins $248k at HPT Event

Cord Garcia topped one of the largest fields in Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) history at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour to earn his second win in as many tries in Colorado.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2017

Phil Hellmuth ‘Poker Brat’ Available on Amazon for Pre-Orders

Phil Hellmuth ‘Poker Brat’ Available on Amazon for Pre-Orders

World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth has his new autobiography “Poker Brat: The Phil Hellmuth Story” due out in stores August 1

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2017

Yes Sweden Has a Crime Problem – Poker Community Knows All Too Well

Yes Sweden Has a Crime Problem – Poker Community Knows All Too Well

Sweden in world spotlight following US President Donald Trump’s weekend comments

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2017

Just How Successful Was Upstate New York’s New River’s Casino?

Just How Successful Was Upstate New York’s New River’s Casino?

27 million wagered in its first five days of business

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2017

BetOnline Alerted to Inappropriate Behavior by Live Black Jack Dealer: Seeks Feedback

BetOnline Alerted to Inappropriate Behavior by Live Black Jack Dealer: Seeks Feedback

BetOnline Notified of Questionable Behavior by Black Jack Dealer from its previous Live Dealer Casino Provider

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2017

eBay Bids on ‘TRUMP’ Taj Mahal Letters Go Above $7000

eBay Bids on ‘TRUMP’ Taj Mahal Letters Go Above $7000

The highest bid on eBay for letters that once spelled “TRUMP” on the outside of the Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City has reached just over $7000.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2017

BetOnline Switches Live Casino Dealer Software Provider

 BetOnline Switches Live Casino Dealer Software Provider

Visionary iGaming is now available for all BetOnline players

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2017

CCTV Footage Shows Deadly Assault of North Korea Leader’s Gambling Loving Bro

CCTV Footage Shows Deadly Assault of North Korea Leader’s Gambling Loving Bro

CCTV footage purportedly showing the deadly assault in Malaysia on the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by a woman - WATCH IT HERE

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2017

Betting Control, Licensing Board Rejects Tax Proposal in Kenya Online Gambling Bill

Betting Control, Licensing Board Rejects Tax Proposal in Kenya Online Gambling Bill

The Betting Control and Licensing Board in Kenya shot down a draft bill proposed to collect taxes on Internet gambling activity in that nation.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2017

Portland Police Officer Fired for Making Threats while Armed During Poker Game

Portland Police Officer Fired for Making Threats while Armed During Poker Game

A newly released report on investigations into misconduct by Portland police says an officer resigned under threat of firing for driving drunk in a patrol car while on duty to answer a call.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/18/2017

La La Land a La La Lock Say Oddsmakers

La La Land a La La Lock Say Oddsmakers

"La La Land" is set to sweep the Oscars, but the race to be crowned Hollywood's leading man is going down to the wire, say bookmakers

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/18/2017

Breaking News

One Dead in Vegas Strip Shooting

One Dead in Vegas Strip Shooting

A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting on the Las Vegas strip.

Poker Tables Disappearing From Casinos

The Las Vegas Strip is about to lose nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago.

Fight Over Gambling Led Man to Run Over Wife Four Times

Prosecutors in Massachusetts say a man drove over his ex-wife four times in the driveway of their Quincy home, killing her, after they fought over his alleged gambling last year.