Gambling News

Internet Censorship Slammed by Tech Geeks

Not to anyone's real surprise, many tech giants and major Australian and global brands are starting to speak out loudly against the Australia's government's proposed internet filter, censorship, an

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/24/2010

888.com in Breach of Gambling Act? Goes Off Line

Australia's communication's watchdog is investigating 888.com for an apparent breach of the integrated gambling act.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/23/2010

Macau March Gambling Revenue on Track

(Reuters) - Gambling revenue in Macau reached close to HK$13 billion ($1.68 billion) for the first three weeks of March, on track for a monthly record, underscoring sustained growth in the world's

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2010

Casino And Adult Entrepreneur Cleared Of Insider Trading

Australians continue to maintain their "Underbelly" like status on a national and international scale.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/23/2010

Online Gambling Prohibition To Go Into Effect June 1

Enforcement of online gambling legislation (Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act or UIGEA) is set to go into effect on June 1 following a six month delay.  There will be no further delays Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/23/2010

Visitors are spending less in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A report finds that Las Vegas visitors spent an average of more than $50 less on gambling in 2009 than the year before.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2010

New Bill Allows Licensed AC Casinos To Offer Online Gambling

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman  JOHN J. BURZICHELLI

District 3 (Salem, Cumberland and Gloucester)

 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2010

Berlin Poker Robbery Suspects Would Surely Have Killed

Now that all four suspects in a daring daylight poker tournament have been rounded up, it is becoming ever so clear what these individuals were capable of.  Each had extensive rap sheets despite a

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/22/2010

Australian Casino and Poker News (March 22, 2010)

It's been a huge 24 hours in the Australian casino, employment, poker, media and social and community entrepreneur sectors.

Billionaire Inc Connection...

James Packer's Burswood Casino aka Burswood Entertainment Complex, based in Perth, Western Australia, is on a roll.  Poker and online poker continue to do massive numbers, and Crown Limited (Crown Casino and Burswood Casino etc al), PartyGaming's PartyPoker, Media Man and Gambling911 are in the thick of the action.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/22/2010

Former Scottish Football Captain’s Gambling Debts Mount

DESPERATE Colin Hendry begged a friend to lend him thousands of pounds telling him the "vultures are circling".

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/22/2010

More Casino Robberies: This Time in The Caribbean

Media Man and Gambling911 are deeply disturbed by the recent increase in casino robberies and heists and poker tournaments.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/22/2010

Poker Named a Sport in Lithuania: Let’s All Move There

With so many European nations and the United States crowing about the legalization of poker, especially online, it is refreshing to see that one country has taken a step forward in declaring poker

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/22/2010

Gambling Associations Did Disservice to Owners in KY Case

The Kentucky Supreme Court reversed the Kentucky Appeals court's decision that tossed out the seizure order issued on 141 online gambling domain names this past week.

None of the representatives from the betting firms stepped forward to appear in court.  Instead they were represented by two industry trade organizations: The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA) and the Interactive Gaming Council (IGC).

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/22/2010

New Dancing With The Stars Ties to Online Gambling Talent

The online gambling talent pool is vast...or so it seems.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/22/2010

Messing With Perfection in NCAA Tournament

(Associated Press) - They've floated the trial balloons and watched as they were punctured one by one.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/22/2010

British Bookmakers Victorious Last Week

The British bookmakers breathed a respective sigh of relief this past week and were £45million richer thanks to Cheltenham and odds-on Kauto Star tumbled out of the Gold Cup.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/22/2010

Berlin Poker Robbery: All-In Custody

Berlin police have now arrest all four suspects in a brazen poker tournament robbery exactly two weeks after it occurred.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/21/2010

Mike Tyson’s Pigeon Show Violates NY Gambling Laws

PETA is accusing Animal Planet and Mike Tyson of violating NY gambling laws related to animal racing.

From TMZ.com:

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/21/2010

Virgin Games Hunts for New Ad Agency

LONDON - Virgin Games is on the hunt for an agency to handle its UK advertising business

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/20/2010

Barney Frank Has Never Had Sex With Barbara Walters

Democratic Congressman Barney Frank is considered the greatest ally for online gambling.  Once healthcare reform goes through this weekend, we should expect to see Frank push his legislation relat

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/19/2010

Jagajeet Chiba to Attend iGaming Super Show

Gambling911.com can reveal that its beat reporter Jagajeet Chiba will be attending the must ballyhooed iGaming Super Show May 25 - 28 in Prague, Czech Republic, along with his lovely wife, Sadhvi.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/18/2010

James Packer, Casino Tycoons Gather to Aid the Indigenous

Tonight's the night!

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/18/2010

ACLU Should Stand Firm in Kentucky Online Gambling Issue

The online gambling sector was dealt a serious blow on Thursday with news that the Kentucky Supreme Court reversed a state court of appeals ruling blocking an attempt by the Commonwealth of Kentuck

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/18/2010

World Sports Exchange, Jay Cohen Image Tarnished

The once proud World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com), founded in 1996, has fallen on bad times and co-founder Jay Cohen hasn't said much about the matter.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/18/2010

Berlin Poker Robbers at Large Will be Caught Soon

Police have launched a massive manhunt for two remaining suspects in a brazen Berlin poker robbery.  Two individuals are now in custody following the March 6 incident at the Grand Hyatt Hotel duri

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/18/2010

Online Gambling: KY Supreme Court Questions Standing

The Kentucky supreme court today issued a ruling that it will not lift the freeze by registrars of 141 Internet gambling domain names unless an owner of the names comes forward.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/18/2010

Gambling: MGM Partner Said to Have Organized Crime Ties

The MGM Mirage is trying to sever its ties with MGM Grand Macau, claiming that the later's co-owner, Patsy Ho, is "financially dependent on her father, casino magnate Stanley Ho."  Addit

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/18/2010

Abramovich Wins Payout over Gambling Claim

(UKPA)

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/18/2010

Breaking News

Billy The Kid Casino Upgrades Include 100 New Slot Machines

Did You Know That The Billy The Kid Casino Upgraded To Include 100 New Slot Machines?  New Mexico’s Ruidoso Downs horse racing facility and its Billy The Kid Casino are raising the stakes for real money gambling with some major improvements across the board.

Wyoming Residents Remain Locked Out of Coinbase Accounts

Wyoming Residents Remain Locked Out of Coinbase Accounts

Cryptocurrency in the state of Wyoming continues to remain in an utter state of confusion according to a recent report on ArmyOfBitcoin.com. State residents have not been able to access their cryptocurrency accounts for over two years since Coinbase decided to suspend operations in the Cowboy State.

Sports Handicapping World Loses a Good Man in Dave Malinsky

While those of us at Gambling911.com have dealt with some really good guys in the world of sports handicapping, the reality is that the industry overall has endured a rather bad reputation over the past few decades.