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Australian Casino Wars: Mildura Media Wars?

Readers er punters, casino billionaires, politicians, media barons, journalists, insiders and everyone else... the casino war battleground with a solid media war component has recently expanded in Australia, now no longer limited to the Crown Casino VS Star City Casino element, with a dash of Aus Vegas debate in Cairns, Victoria's regional Mildura is seeing an all mighty battle for the minds, media headlines, as the Mildura Jewel - for and against campaigners turns up the heat.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jul/10/2010

Australia Internet Filter Delay

Readers, punters, journalists, internet entrepreneurs, casino tycoons, and everyone else, major developments, or perhaps more accurately, a major news update on wait for it...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jul/09/2010

Blow to Malta Online Gambling Sector

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today upheld a Swedish ban on the advertising of gambling websites hosted in other EU member states, including Malta.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2010

Aussie No Bull Internet, Casino And Politics Report

Punters, insiders, outsiders, journos, casino entrepreneurs and whales, and everyone else, what an interesting eclectic mix.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jul/08/2010

Swedish Gambling Sanctions May Be Illegal

(Bloomberg) -- Swedish rules punishing promoters of foreign Internet gambling services may be illegal, the European Union's highest court said.

While Sweden is justified in imposing restrictions on the promotion of games of chance offered abroad and unlicensed gambling services at home, it can't impose tougher sanctions for the promotion of gambling organized outside Sweden, the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled today.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2010

Gambler Out €500,000 With Spain Win

Perhaps the biggest bet placed on the semi-final game between Germany and Spain had €500,000 riding on Germany to win.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/07/2010

Spy Games: Anna Chapman Sex Photos Released by Ex-Hubby

It was a shocking betrayal, says Anna Chapman through her attorney upon learning that ex Alex released private nude photos of her to the British tabloid Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/07/2010

Megan Park Signs Up For “Guns, Girls and Gambling”

Megan Park, Canadian star of ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" has been cast in the feature film "Guns, Girls and Gambling". 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2010

Japan Police Raid Sumo Stables After Gambling Scandal

TOKYO (AFP) - Japanese police raided two sumo stables Wednesday, seeking evidence in their probe of a gambling scandal linked to yakuza crime groups which has rocked the nation's ancient sport.

Police officers in dark suits walked into the Onomatsu and Tokitsukaze stables in Tokyo, where wrestlers have been involved in illegal gambling on baseball games and other sports, footage by public broadcaster NHK showed.

The police were expected to raid some 30 locations linked to the sumo world, including other stables, where wrestlers live and train.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2010

Antigua Considers Sanctions Against The United States

The tiny Caribbean island nation of Antigua plans to take sanctions against the United States in its quest to have full compliance of a World Trade Organization decision on Internet gambling.  To

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jul/06/2010

New Jersey Sports Gambling Delayed

(Associated Press) - Gov.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2010

Los Angeles Radio Station to Discuss Weitzner Double Suicide

A newspaper story about the late and founder Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner that featured interviews with two writers is having reverberations around the coun

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2010

TSA to Block Gaming Websites

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has sent out a memo to employees advising that they will no longer be able to access gaming websites and those that contain "controversial opin

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/06/2010

Betfair’s New Jersey Prospects Look Bright

According to a report featured in Tuesday's edition of eGaming Review Magazine, Betfair believes its chances of launching in New Jersey are quite good following the NJ General Assembly in that stat

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/06/2010

Australian Man Jailed for Gambling Scam

There can be little doubt that there is a link between crime and gambling.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jul/05/2010

US Marines Set to Invade Costa Rica

The online gambling friendly Central American nation of Costa Rica is about to be invaded by US marines.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/05/2010

Japan Top Sumo Wrestler Fired After Gambling Scandal

He may not be well known in the States but Japan's top Sumo wrestler, Kotomitsuki, has become the first active "ozeki," the champion rank to which he was promoted in 2007, to be fired, Ky

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/05/2010

Australian and New Zealand Gambling News

The Australian casino and gambling sector continues to make the news, some good, some bad. Not to be outdone, New Zealand, the Kiwi's south of Australia, also have some newsy happenings.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jul/05/2010

World Reacts to Weitzner Double Suicide Story

People around the world are reacting to a controversial article about founder Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner that appeared July 4 in the Virginian-Pilot, a newspaper in Norfolk, Virgin

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/04/2010

Up In Smoke: Successful Couple Come to Tragic End

By Kristin Davis
The Virginian-Pilot

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2010

Ken Weitzner Suicide Was Wife’s Idea can report exclusively that a story about Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner appearing Sunday in a Virginia newspaper will reveal his suicide was not his idea--it was his wife's!Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/02/2010

Jetbull Joins Cake Poker Network

Top European multi-channel online gaming site has joined the Cake Network to provide poker service to their players.

Jetbull are noted for their spokesperson - former Formula 1 star, David Couthard, a winner of 13 Grand Prix races and a resident of Monaco, famous for its race track and Casino. With a cool head, steady nerves, and a willingness to take calculated risks with the chance of high rewards Couthard is a perfect brand ambassador.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2010

Disgraced DC Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Working at Pizza Parlor

Jack Abramoff, the disgraced Washington DC lobbyist who pled guilty on January 3, 2006, to three criminal felony counts in a D.C.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/30/2010

California Online Poker Bill Fails: PartyGaming Falls

PartyGaming shares fell by 3 percent as California delays a much hyped online poker bill

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/30/2010

Boycott BP Facebook Page Deleted: Bookies Back Down Too

Facebook community up in arms over Boycott BP page deletion while online bookmakers stop taking bets on BP oil spill crisis

Whether it was a hack job or Facebook for whatever reason caved in to pressure from BP, the much talked about Boycott BP Facebook page somehow got deleted on Monday.  Its nearly 800,000 fans were not all too pleased.  A new page was quickly launched with more than 30,000 fans on board in just hours.

Facebook members began the speculation:

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/28/2010

No-Limit Poker Legal In Florida July 1: Bongs Now Illegal

Legalized No-Limit high stakes poker in the state of Florida could attract more pros while other new laws could scare off pot smokers

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/28/2010

Asia, Australia Gambling News Roundup

Punting, sporting and entertainment news junkies, and hard core gamblers, what a week, and what a month its been.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/28/2010

Dozens of Mob Associates Plead Not Guilty

34 members of the Luchese crime family were arraigned on Monday in New Jersey with charges stemming from illegal sports betting.  Charges include racketeering and money laundering.  All have plea

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2010

Bwin, PartyGaming Merger Talks Still On

Bwin chairman Hannes Androsch claims he was quoted wrong in suggesting that merger talks between his company and PartyGaming had fallen through

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/28/2010

Hong Kong Police Smash Football Betting Ring

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police said Monday they have smashed a record 170 million Hong Kong dollar (22 million US dollar) gambling ring that took illegal bets on World Cup football games and horse ra

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2010

Breaking News

ICYMI—Wins & Losses for Bookies During The World Cup Opening Weekend

The World Cup Opening weekend is a wrap, and online bookies using the right tools should have made it out big. Get the recap and don’t make the same mistakes twice, and make Matchday 2 profitable.

3 Social Media Marketing Tips For Bookies To Grow Their Sportsbooks

Social media marketing can be used to grow sportsbooks, but pay per head agents still must stay discreet. Get the 3 best tips to be social and grow your online business and find out the don’ts too!

Serbia vs. Switzerland Betting Tips, Latest Odds 21 June

Serbia vs. Switzerland Betting Tips, Latest Odds 21 June has your Serbia vs. Switzerland betting tips and odds for Friday's games.