Gambling News

Internet Gambling Court Case Likely to be Heard in April

The US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has asked The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association's legal team to provide notice of their availability in April, for oral arguments in their

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2009

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Close Encounter of Third Kind

Canadian poker pro, Daniel Negreanu, recently spent a few nights as the uber expensive (since the Europeans have been coming to New York) Soho Grand.  It was there he had a most riveting encounter

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/15/2009

DoylesRoom Poker Wants Cake: Full Tilt Wants Sportsbook

One of the world's most popular online poker rooms, Doylesroom.com, plans to debut an Internet casino along with its popular card room as the g

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/15/2009

Freedom to Play Poker Online: Obama Will Take Notice

A suggestion to Barack Obama to "let online poker players in the United States play legally and without fear of prosecution" that Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2009

Poker Players Alliance Report Card: F

With 15 precious days into the new year, the Poker Players Alliance has done little if anything to kick of 2009.  Perhaps they are planning a big parade or D.C.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2009

State Lotteries Win Out During Recession

People want to make that fast buck during the current recession with nominal risk.  The result has been an increase in the number of state lottery tickets purchased.

More than half of all states with lotteries have reported rising sales over the past six months, and some researchers say financial insecurity might be driving people to risk more of their money than usual on $1 and $5 instant scratch-offs and other daily games in hopes of a big payoff.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/14/2009

Playboy Casino and Poker Room Shuts Down

In a sign of the troubling economic times, the Playboy Casino and Poker site has shut its doors.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/14/2009

Paddy Power Shares Slide Sharply

Ireland's largest bookmaker, Paddy Power, witnessed a sharp decline in its share price on Tuesday.

Paddy Power fell 7.8pc to €11.90, bringing its decline to 11pc so far this year.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/14/2009

Obama Inauguration Betting: Yes It’s Available

The odds of Abraham Lincoln getting the first presidential shout-out are 10-11 according to online gambling website BetUS.com.  FDR is

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/13/2009

Detroit Casino Shares Up Slightly

There may be a dark cloud over Detroit's pivotal auto industry but a dim light shined over its casino industry with news Tuesday that the big three casinos revenues rose slightly. 

The Michigan Gaming Control reported a rise of 1.84 percent with MGM Grand Detroit finishing the year with $578 million in revenue, MotorCity Casino ending with $464 million in revenue and Greektown Casino finishing up with $316 million. 

 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/13/2009

CAP Founder Draws Holocaust Analogy to CAP/GPWA Feud

In a statement issued by ***** ******, co-organizer of Casino Affiliates Programs, the group claims it has done nothing to instigate what it deems as "attacks" by the Gambling Portal Webm

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/13/2009

Macau Developer Upbeat About Future

(Reuters) - Macau gaming developer Melco Crown Entertainment said on Tuesday it expects the Asian gambling centre to rebound from a sharp contraction, while eyeing expansion opportunities in Taiwan

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/13/2009

Online Gambling Software Company, Associates Sued

Gordon Levine, a lawyer at the Kugler Kandestin law firm in Montreal has confirmed that he represents T2 Marketing Inc. in a lawsuit against a company identified as 6300511 Canada Inc., and four Canadian citizens who are named in documents filed in Quebec Superior Court action 500-17-046150-085, according to a report appearing on the website Recent Poker.

Each of the defendants are being sued for the amount of Cdn$464 007.21.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/13/2009

Is Bodog Finally Starting to Get its Act Together?

Two month long payout delays, IRS threats about confiscating funds and a retired founder, Calvin Ayre, without a country - all things that have become synonymous with Bodog in recent times.  The o

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2009

Full Tilt Poker Files Motion to Dismiss Clonie Gowan Suit

Tiltware LLC, the parent company of online poker's number two brand, Full Tilt Poker, has filed a Motion to Dismiss in a lawsuit brought by one Cycalona "Clonie" Gowen this past November.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2009

Vanessa Rousso to Appear in SI Swimsuit Issue

Professional poker player Vanessa Rousso will be among those posing in Sports Illustrated's coveted swimsuit edition.  Ms. Rousso made the announcement on her video blog.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/12/2009

Google Ad Words Now Allows Online Gambling Affiliates

Google Ad Words has lifts its ban on Internet gambling companies advertising in the United Kingdom and now extends that privilege to online gambling affiliates, but with stringent guidelines.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/12/2009

Taiwan to Allow Casinos on its Outer Islands

Asia has a new casino Mecca.  Taiwan this weekend paved the way for casino gambling after repealing a gambling ban over 15 years ago.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/12/2009

Las Vegas Sands Corp a Strong Buy

The economy is struggling and Las Vegas we learn is not immune, nor is the Las Vegas Sands Corp, one of the world's largest casino ventures.  But with its recent capital infusion and prospects for

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/12/2009

Cardinals Treated Like Red Headed Step Child by Oddsmakers

The Arizona Cardinals odds to win the 2009 Super Bowl were listed at +2300 or 23/1 heading into the NFL Playoffs for a payout potential of $2300 on every $100 bet at Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2009

Fabioni: Corfman is a Disgrace to Online Gambling, The World

Casino Affiliate Programs organizer Lou Fabioni lashed out at the head of the Gambling Portal Webmasters Affiliation President, Michael Corfman, in what has escalated into a vitriol war of words ov

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2009

Casino Affiliate Programs Bans Liggero

Gambling Portal Webmasters Association representative, Rebecca Liggero, has been banned from appearing future Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) events, including an upcoming show in London later this

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2009

Wayne Root Tells Gambling911 of His Future Plans

As reported by Gambling911.com on Friday, former US Vice Presidential candidate Wayne Root shut down his sports service call center this past week. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Horrified Employees Recall Costa Rica Earthquake

More than 1000 people may be stranded in a popular Costa Rican tourist destination following Thursday's magnitude 6.1 earthquake, according to reports in the Tico Times.  The country's tourism ins

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Padlocked? Former US Vice Presidential Candidate Closes Shop

A former US Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate running alongside Bob Barr has called it quits...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Cheat or Die: New Poker Game Encourages Cheating

A new video game encourages poker players to cheat!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/09/2009

Kentucky Needs 60 Votes for Slot Bill

Kentucky, the state that is trying to seize over 140 online gambling domain names, is now looking to expand its own gambling industry during these tough economic times.

Newly elected House Speaker Greg Stumbo said yesterday that he will not call a vote on a bill to expand gambling unless he has support from at least 60 of the 100 House members.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Wayne Root Reportedly Closes Shop

Countless reports have indicated to Gambling911.com that former US Libertarian Vice Presidential running mate and sports handicapper, Wayne Root, has shut down his sports service call center in Las

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Costa Rica Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 14

The death toll that rocked the online gambling haven of Costa Rica Thursday has risen to 14 people and well over 300 injuries.  10 people are still missing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Former Indicted Miami Beach Mayor Advise to Ayre: RUN!

It's becoming more and more obvious that the United States government wants Bodog founder Calvin Ayre and they want him badly.  This week Gambling911.com learned that the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Breaking News

Bet on Next to Go in Trump Administration: Gorka, Pense Among Favorites

Bet on Next to Go in Trump Administration: Gorka, Pense Favorites

Oddsmakers are now licking their chops to offer odds on who will be next to go in the Trump administration.....but can't seem to keep up

Deputy Gets 15 Months for Extortion in Illegal Gambling Case

A former sheriff’s deputy in West Texas must serve 15 months in prison for extorting money from illegal gambling operations and tipping the businesses off to investigations.

Doyle Brunson ‘Always Thought of Robert E. Lee as My Hero’

Doyle Brunson ‘Always Thought of Robert E. Lee as My Hero’

The controversy over whether Confederate statues should be toppled may be spilling over into the poker community.