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Las Vegas Sands Eyes Japan, Thailand

HONG KONG ( -- Las Vegas Sands(LVS Quote) is eyeing further expansion

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2009

Las Vegas Rebound Riding on $8.5B CityCenter

LAS VEGAS - (Associated Press) - Sin City is pinning its biggest bet ever - $8.5 billion - on a 67-acre, six-tower complex of striking hotels, gourmet restaurants, swank shops and a single casino t

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2009

Sands China Down 10 Percent

HONG KONG, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Sands China's (1928.HK) weak stock market debut in Hong Kong on Monday signals a lack of investor appetite for a casino gaming company with a high valuation and an unc

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2009

Banks Wanted Delay in Online Gambling UIGEA Reqs Too

It wasn't just the online gambling sector and ally Congressman Barney Frank who wanted a delay to implementation of Web gambling prohibition.  The banks made a similar request.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/29/2009

Bookies Need Houston Texans Win

Carrie Stroup here with your bookie report heading into Sunday's NFL games.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/29/2009

Black Friday Special for Sports Bettors

Sports Interaction has decided not to extend its Thanksgiving Day special, but instead has reverted back to Submitted by Guest on, Nov/27/2009

US Government Confirms UIGEA Online Gambling Delay

As first reported by on Wednesday, the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve are giving U

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/27/2009 Sees UIGEA Delay Good for Euro Online Poker

A 6 month delay of bank regulations associated with the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act passed in October 2006 is a good thing, so say some in the European online poker market. 

The new reqs were set to go into effect December 1. broke the story Wednesday that a settlement had been reached between Congressman Barney Frank and the US Treasury Department to delay the process another 6 months

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/27/2009

Merge Poker Reportedly Pays Pic Club But No Comment?

Rumors are now circulating that Merge Poker Network has fully settled with PIC Club Poker, an online poker payment platform, following a heated dispute over the past  month.  The problem:  While

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/27/2009

Online Poker: 6 Month Delay in UIGEA Regulations

Good news for online poker players as can reveal that the US Treasury Department is expected to delay implementation of regulations that would require banks to stop online poker and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/25/2009 Online Poker Story Big Read in November

One of the most controversial stories to appear on the website during the month of November centered on Merge Poker Network's online poker room, Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/24/2009

Online Gambling Industry in Costa Rica Goes Green

The online gambling Mecca of San Jose, Costa Rica, is about to go green thanks to one soul known as "Search Engine Bob".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/24/2009

Gambling Addiction and Illness Theory Gaining Ground

Liz Benston Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/24/2009

Steve Wynn Divorce Settlement Finalized

By Jeff German Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/24/2009

Clive Hawkswood Balks at Gov Request of Bookies

The government has proposed the creation of a fund that would lead to bookmakers handing over millions of pounds to Sport England for reinvestment in grassroots sport as part of a new voluntary cod

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/23/2009

Clues Emerge in Online Poker Portal Founder’s Murder

An extortion plot may be at the center of a murder that rocked the online poker world this past August. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/23/2009

Online Poker Room Investigated by Police

Maltese police are in the process of investigating a now defunct online poker room network that included websites BetOnBet, Eurolinx and Linx Casino, who shut down following the liquidation of pare

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/23/2009

Poland Restricts Gambling Outside Casinos

WARSAW - Poland's parliament on Friday adopted a law that confines gambling to casinos and phases out the slot machines currently in many Polish cafes, clubs, shops and service stations.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/23/2009

Bookies Hurt by Indianapolis Colts Cover

While the online bookmakers needed the Indianapolis Colts to lose against Baltimore to enjoy a successful day, other games managed to go the bookies way including Pittsburgh's shock loss to Kansas

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/22/2009

Premier League Must not be Complacent on Match-Fixing

By Rory Smith, The Telegraph

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/22/2009

BWIN and 888 Dismiss Takeover Reports

eGaming Review Magazine is reporting on Friday that Austrian-based BWIN and online gambling giant have dismissed acquisition talks.  Rumors have b

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/20/2009

Jenny Woo Does Joe Cada

He's been on David Letterman and ESPN.  Now 2009 World Series of Poker winner Joe Cada is heading to the big time.  He'll be interviewed by's very own Jenny Woo next week.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/19/2009

Mafia Tomato Gets Squished


Submitted by Guest on, Nov/19/2009

80% of Work Place Activity Surfing Porn and Gambling

Over the period of one month, officials measured how employees and students in Jönköping, Sweden used the municipality's 8,000 computers and the results were staggering.

At times, up to 80 percent of the municipality's Internet capacity was used for file sharing, an activity which is oftentimes illegal, according to a report in The Local, a Swedish online news site.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/19/2009

Poker Players Alliance Launches New Tweet for Poker Campaign

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today announced Tweet for Poker<

63: The Number of Co-Sponsors for Barney Frank Poker Bill

Rep. Anthony D.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/18/2009

Sports Betting: More Alleged Mobsters in New York Busted

Around two dozen alleged mobsters were busted Wednesday morning during a massive probe into a multi-million dollar sports betting and loansharking operation in the New York City area.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2009

Online Gambling List at Center of Fed Ex Driver Attack

The driver of a Fed Ex truck in North Quincy, Massachusetts was brutally attacked while carrying Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2009

Threat Seen to Nevada’s Sports Betting Monopoly

By Richard N. Velotta and Brian Wargo, Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Breaking News

Monster Brutally Rapes Woman in Casino

Monster Brutally Rapes Woman in Casino

Jake Alexander Daubenspeck faces a felony sex crime after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her in a Turtle Creek Casino elevator. 

2018 Super High Roller Bowl 30 Players Confirmed Include Negreanu, Hellmuth

2018 Super High Roller Bowl 30 Players Confirmed Include Negreanu, Hellmuth

The first 30 players are confirmed to be playing the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl.