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Bodog Domain Moves Back to Bodog.com

After having lost their original domain name for two years, Bodog is back....Actually, Bodog.com is back.  The site is estimated to have lost significant busine

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/10/2009

Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars Should Return Players Money Shortly

A lot of poker players have been uneasy in recent days after learning that the US Attorney's office out of New York State seized $30 million from the world's two largest online poker rooms, PokerSt

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/10/2009

Fontainebleau Las Vegas in Chapter 11: Ceiling Collapses at Miami Hotel

Fontainebleau Las Vegas, a $3 billion resort project on the Las Vegas Strip, filed for bankruptcy-court protection late Tuesday, the project's owners said.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/10/2009

EU Says US Internet Gambling Ban a Violation

BRUSSELS -(Dow Jones)- The European Commission Wednesday said that U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/10/2009

Mike Matusow Personal Road to Redemption

Never a stranger to controversy or speaking his mind, poker pro, Mike Matusow was given the nickname "The Mouth" as a result of his verbose nature and willingness to brashly make statemen

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/10/2009

Poker Players Alliance Lacks Standing to Defend Online Poker Rooms

The million member plus Poker Players Alliance announced Tuesday its intention to "pursue every legal course available to ensure that poker p

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/10/2009

Daniel Negreanu Poker Player of the Year at 2009 WSOP?

Will Daniel Negreanu be named "2009 WSOP Poker Player of the Year"?  Doyle Brunson thinks so.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/10/2009

Another Online Poker Room Bites The Dust

Just one day after Gambling911.com special contributor, Thomas Somach, reported on the closure of long

Murder Twist in Casino Lawsuit

BANNED gambling addict Harry Kakavas told Crown casino he had information about a murder and the manufacture of counterfeit gaming chips, the Supreme Court heard.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2009

Poker Players Alliance Issues Statement Regarding Money Seizure

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today released the following statement by PPA Chairman Alfonse D'Amato o

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2009

More Than $30 Million Frozen in Online Poker Accounts

As first reported on Gambling911.com Friday, the US Attorney's Office out of New York has put a stop to the Instant eCheck deposit and withdrawal method at both Full Tilt Poker and Poker Stars.  M

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/09/2009

Poker Stars Admits to eCheck Funds Freeze

In a series of emails sent out to customers Monday, online poker's biggest room, Poker Stars, admitted that its Instant eCheck processor had funds frozen ov

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/09/2009

William Hill in Rogue Online Casino Flap

Following a joint partnership deal with online casino giant, Playtech, late last year, it turned out that Great Britain's second largest bookmaker may have inherited a few "rogue" online

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/09/2009

Is Facebook Compliant With US Online Poker Laws?

A very interesting debate is underway revolving around what does and what does not constitute gambling.  Facebook and MySpace are the world's two most recognizable social networks, and each of the

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2009

Doyle Brunson Considers Booty Call During WSOP

 Missing his beloved wife, Louise, who's been gone for two months, poker legend Doyle Brunson has turned into a Twitter sex addict it seems while playing at the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP).<

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2009

Minnesota Drops "Black List" Blocking Order in Settlement with iMEGA

 An order to Internet service providers to enforce a
"black list" of Web sites has been rescinded by the Minnesota

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/08/2009

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet Still Accepting eChecks

Recently, the online gaming community erupted into speculation when it was learned that echeck poker deposits were down for all sites.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2009

Online Poker Room Closes

The poker gods giveth and the poker gods taketh away, at least online.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/08/2009

Numbers Come Up Again For Playtech

By Peter Taylor, London Telegraph

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2009

Poker Pro Mike Matusow Deals With Mental Illness

By Steve DiMeglio, USA TODAY

June 8, 2009

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/08/2009

Poker Players Alliance Takes Weekend Off While Players Suffer

Following their erroneous declaration that the online gambling world had won a decision in the state of Minnesota that would have Internet poker websites blocked, it seems as if the Poker Players A

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/08/2009

Full Tilt Poker eCheck Problems Leaves Customers Frustrated

Following news this past week broken by Gambling911.com that the United States Attorney out of New York has managed to shut down an eCheck processor for Full Tilt Poker, that online poker room hasn

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/08/2009

New Jersey, Governor Corzine and Sports Betting a Hot Topic

One of the hottest discussions from this past week (and surely heading into this week) is the decision by New Jersey's Governor Jon Corzine to jump on the bandwagon to legalize sports betting in th

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/08/2009

Belmont Stakes Betting Looks Like a Winner for G911

All early indications is that Belmont Stakes betting will be a hit for the Gambling911.com website, which witnessed its first major sporting event of 2009 fail to meet up to expectations with The P

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2009

Correction: US Attorney's Office in NY Behind Poker Processor Investigation

Gambling911.com has learned that the US Attorney's office in New York is behind the recent issues related to Instant eChecks being cut off and checks bouncing from major online poker websites.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/05/2009

More Payment Processing Problems for Online Poker, Sportsbooks

The online gambling companies aren't always quick to alert Gambling911.com to payment processing problems.  Over the past two weeks there's been a few coming to the surface.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/05/2009

NJ Governor Jon Corzine Joins Sports Betting Fight

New Jersey Gov. Jon S. Corzine today announced he would seek to intervene in support of a federal lawsuit filed by state Sen.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/05/2009

Don’t Cash Your Online Poker Checks Just Yet: They’re Bouncing

As Gambling911.com has been reporting over the past few hours, the Instant eCheck solution offered by Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and Absolute Poker/UltimateBet has abruptly been discontinued.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/05/2009

Wayne Root on Neil Cavuto

Syndicated national radio talk show host and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee Wayne Allyn Root will appear on "Your World with Neil Cavuto" today at 4:30 PM EST/1:30 PM PST on F

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/05/2009

Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars Remove Instant eCheck Option

The Instant eCheck option from two major online poker rooms disappeared Thursday, making deposit of funds into both sites difficult during a time when poker traffic generally heats up (with the Wor

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/05/2009

Breaking News

Sigma2017 Malta Day 1 Agenda

Sigma2017 Malta Day 1 Agenda

For those in Malta at this year’s Sigma2017 the official full Day 1 kicks off Thursday Thanksgiving Day (for those who celebrate in the USA)

Las Vegas Shooting: Negligence Lawsuits Filed With 450 Plaintiffs

Las Vegas Shooting: Negligence Lawsuits Filed With 450 Plaintiffs

Four new negligence cases have been filed on behalf of more than 450 victims in the Las Vegas mass shooting last month.

Billionaire Could Get $5.6M in State Funds for Trump Plaza Demolition

Billionaire Could Get $5.6M in State Funds for Trump Plaza Demolition

A New Jersey redevelopment agency has given preliminary approval to a $5.6 million payment to billionaire investor Carl Icahn to help pay for the demolition of part of Atlantic City's former Trump Plaza casino.