Gambling News

Phil Ivey Poison to Internet Sportsbooks

Internet sportsbooks that offered betting odds on the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event are quaking in their boots.

And they've got good reason. 

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/28/2009

Casino Affiliates: Bodog Becky and the Ayre Heads Hit Stockholm

The Scandinavian Affiliate Super Summit and iGB Affiliates would like to announce that a new breed of reporting for the gaming industry will be unveiled at SASS as's Liggero

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2009

It’s Alive! The Curse of Clive

First off, we want to start by saying we like Clive A*****.  There is a demand for Clive in the industry when it comes to marketing expertise.  He's good at what he does.  He's a genuinely nice

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2009

Steve Phillips Girlfriend: Online Sportsbook Offers Odds

By now you may have read the story about how ESPN commentator Steve Phillips had an affair with an ESPN intern and how she pulled a Fatal Attraction on him.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/27/2009

Betfair, William Hill Going to Enter India

By James Thompson

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Britain's biggest betting companies are bidding for the first online gambling licence in India to gain a slice of the country's $60bn (£37bn) betting market. The high-street bookie William Hill, along with internet players Betfair and Bwin, are bidding for the internet licence in the Himalayan state of Sikkim in early September. A decision is expected in the next two weeks.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2009

Bishops of Online Gambling Centre Malta Warn of Addiction

The island nation of Malta may be home to one of the highest concentrations of online gambling firms, but the Bishops of Malta have voiced their concern over gambling and its impact on society.  <

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2009

Accused Money Launderer No Longer Involved With Processor

The lawyer for one of two people charged in a probe into online gambling payment processors has told a l

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2009

Jon Kyl "No" Vote for Women Again

First he lashed out at the idea of women getting healthcare coverage for maternity, now Arizona Republican Senator and online gambling antagonist Jon Kyl is at it again.  This time he has voted ag

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2009

NFL Conspiracy Against Online Gambling?

Sunday bloody Sunday could be the best way to describe Week 7 of the NFL for online bookmakers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/26/2009

Clonie Gowen Full Tilt Poker Lawsuit Again Falls Short

Female professional poker player, Clonie Gowen's widely publicized lawsuit recently hit anot

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2009

Online Poker: PIC Club Merge Purge

PIC Club has dissolved its relationship with the Merge Poker Network over the past several days according to numerous reports across the Net.  Merge is best known for its "pot-friendly"

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/26/2009

It’s Business As Usual At Despite Arrests reps insist that customers monies are safe and that they have nothing to do with any credit business even after thirty individuals connected with the Panama City-based online gambling

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2009

Poker Player Who Killed Parents Won’t Get Death Penalty

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office will not seek the death penalty for Ernest Scherer III, now 31, who is accused of killing both his parents. former San Ramon Valley schools trustee Ernest Scherer Jr., 60 and Charlene Abendroth, 57, a longtime Cal State East Bay accounting lecturer, were both found brutally stabbed and beaten to death in their Pleasanton home last year.  Both the father and son were well known on the professional poker circuit.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/26/2009

Bookies Get Hit Hard by Colts Cover

The Indianapolis Colts cover was the biggest dagger for online bookies Sunday.  The Colts beat the St.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/25/2009

Rand Paul: The Kentucky Positive for Online Gambling

While much of the talk surrounding the Commonwealth of Kentucky within the online gambling sector has dealt with Governor Stephen Beshear's failed attempt to seize some 141 domain names related to

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/25/2009

Online Gambling: Personal Details Sold for Quick Cash

In an alleged shocking betrayal of player privacy by gambling companies that includes 888, William Hill and Full Tilt Poker, AustralianGambli

BOL Loon Claimed Bookie Tried to Have Him Killed

We received the call a little over two years ago.  The tipster told that was "under investigation" and that "we should report this". 

The individual calling us claimed to have been a partner with Joseph Fafone, who on Tuesday was arrested at the Rochester, New York Airport as part of a Queens District Attorney's investigation into BetOnLine.

"I am working with the Feds," said the tipster.  "I have to.  My life is in danger."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2009

Maryland Online Gambling Investigation Seizes Emails

California online payment-processor, Electracash, Inc., continues to be charged by federal investigators out of Maryland who are in the midst of probing the industry.  The primary target appears t

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2009

Kentucky Supreme Court Hears Online Gambling Case


Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2009

New York Media Eats Up Bet On Line “Mob” Connections

The indictments and subsequent arrests of several individuals connected with the Panama-based online gambling site,, has taken center stage in the New York media, painting everyone as

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/22/2009

House Speaker Wants Blackjack, Poker Out of Seminole Casinos

Michael Peltier, Naples News

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/21/2009 Principals Indicted Wednesday

Raymond W. Kelly and Patricia J.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/21/2009

Webcast of KY Court Hearing on Internet Domain Seizures

Watch oral arguments before the Kentucky Supreme Court between counsel for iMEGA and Gov. Steve Beshear (D), LIVE on Oct. 22nd at 11:00 am ET

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/21/2009

Sports Betting: Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures

By MAUREEN DOWD, New York Times


Submitted by Guest on, Oct/21/2009

NFL Week 7: Lopsided Betting Could Spell Trouble

An early review of NFL Week 7 games suggests there is plenty of lopsided action taking place with a number of games on the slate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/20/2009

Barney Frank Launches Preemptive Strike on UIGEA Rules

As the day to implement the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) rules quickly approaches, Representative Ba

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2009

PartyGaming Slumps as Founder Dikshit Sells Stake

Jonathan Browning Reporting...

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2009

Former BetonSports CEO Carruthers Running Marathons

Riverfront Times

Tue., Oct. 20 2009

By Kristen Hinman

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2009

PokerListings Founder Andreas Oscarsson Murder for Hire

Swedish authorities investigating the murder of founder Andreas Oscarsson are working on the assumption that the incident was a contract killing. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/19/2009

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. 

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