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Online Gambling Foe Jon Kyl Election Day Woes

Arizona Republican and the number two GOP leader, Senator Jon Kyl, may have trouble come Election Day.  The good news for Kyl is that the Election Day in question won't be until 2012.  The bad ne

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2009

Internet Gambling 10 Times More Dangers Than Other Addictions

By Kate Devlin, Medical Correspondent, The Guardian

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2009

Sports Betting: Mark Lawrence Talks Football With Woo

With football season finally here, I've been continuing my insiders look with the pro handicappers I met at the Sports Handicapping Seminar.  Marc Lawrence is a true icon when it

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/16/2009

Former DC Cop Part of Gambling, Drug Ring

Federal prosecutors say a former District police officer and 11 others were part of a criminal ring that flooded Southern Maryland with cocaine for the past three years.

Darrell Alphonso Carter hasn't been a police officer for more than a decade. During some of the time since leaving the force, prosecutors say he ran a gambling operation in St. Mary's County that catered to the drug dealers he also did business with. The gambling was high stakes, with as much as $80,000 bandied about.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2009

Court Date Set for Antoine Walker Vegas Casino Debt Case

LAS VEGAS-(Associated Press) -- A Las Vegas court has pushed back a status check to Oct.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2009

Denmark: Man Must Turn Over All Winnings From Online Poker

A 35-year-old unemployed man has been told by the Supreme Court to hand over 194,000 kroner he won playing online poker, The Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2009

BetFair Shock Poker Ad Suggestive 15 Year Old

An advertisement for the online betting exchange BetFair has many eyebrows being raised on Wednesday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/16/2009

Sports Betting Public Reeling After Monday Night Games

The sports betting public got a break Sunday afternoon and evening following big wins with heavily wagered on favorites Minnesota, Dallas, Green Bay and New Orleans.  They were not so lucky Monday

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2009

Las Vegas Metro Undercover Drug Ops Hit Casinos

The Las Vegas Metro Police are undergoing an aggressive attempt to crack down on swimming pool "drug" parties at casino hotels throughout the strip.  The latest target:  Rehab at the Ha

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/15/2009

Delaware Appeal of Sports Betting Rule a Losing Proposition

Delaware's filing of a 24-page petition to the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals asking the court to hear whether the state should be allowed to offer single-game sports betting will likely g

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/15/2009

MD Investigation Expands to Other Online Poker Groups can confirm that an ongoing investigation being conducted by the US Attorney's Office out of Baltimore has expanded beyond a single online gambling company.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/15/2009

UltimateBet CEO Paul Leggett Comments on Scandal Findings

I wanted to blog today to discuss the recent decision by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission that was released on Friday.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/15/2009

Is Harrah’s Buying Planet Hollywood?

The Las Vegas Review Journal is reporting that Harrah's is buying Planet Hollywood, or at least its debt.   Analysts, however, believe that this move could be the precursor to Harrah's outright p

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/15/2009

The Latest Full Tilt Poker Lawsuit

Another former "employee" of the world's second largest online poker company, Full Tilt Poker, has filed a lawsuit claiming he was "unfairly fi

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/15/2009

Poker News: Bodog Launches New Branded Poker Network has launched a new Bodog-branded poker network.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/15/2009

IAS Becomes Part of Paddy Power

A meeting of shareholders in betting company International All Sports yesterday approved a takeover offer from rival Sportsbet and its majority owner, Ireland's Paddy Power.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2009

Loch Ness Monster Curious Museum Bookie Arrangement

The National History Museum will display the remains of the Loch Ness Monster (or "Nessie") on exchange for verifying its existence on behalf of bookmakers, the London Telegraph is report

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Sep/14/2009

Gambling911 NFL, College Football Predictions 4-1, 3-1 has gotten off to a terrific start with its College Football and NFL predictions (all of which are free).  After a 3-1 start last weekend in College Football, Gambling911 once agai

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/14/2009

Face The Ace Lawsuit: Man Claims Idea Stolen

NBC's primetime poker show Face The Ace took a hit in the ratings and now it may take a hit in court.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/13/2009

Delaware: Back-room Business Booming for Bookies


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Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2009

NFL Results: Bettors Recover From College Hangover Hell

The gambling public came back with a vengeance Sunday afternoon following a brutal two weeks in College Football.  NFL results had the two most bet on teams come through for sports bettors.

The biggest was the Minnesota Vikings, who had nearly 95 percent of the action in their game against Cleveland.  By the 4th quarter, the Brett Favre-led Vikings were dismantling the Browns.

Dallas, which had the second heaviest betting action and 85 percent of the money coming in, also managed a win.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2009

College Football Betting: Gamblers Get Crushed Again

It is turning into one of the best College Football starts in online bookmaking history.  Week 2 delivered yet another punch to the gambling public, even worse than Week 1.  The ultimate blow cam

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2009

More Online Gambling Seizures

Authorities have filed seizure warrants for the contents of three bank accounts associated with online gambling companies in recent days according to Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/12/2009

UtlimateBet Cheating Scandal Investigation Concludes

Tokwiro Enterprises ENRG ("Tokwiro"), the parent company of UltimateBet ("UB"), yesterday received a decision from the Kahnawake Gaming Commission ("KGC"), UB's regula

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2009 Enters Into Deal With Harrah’s

Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- 888 Holdings Plc rose the most since May in London trading after signing a contract with a unit of Harrah's Entertainment Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2009

Can’t Bet Canbet Closes Accounts Over Shared Environments

Many people bet from the same household, dormitory, Internet café, office.  The online gambling website,, may have gone over the top recently when it comes to these so-called "sha

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/10/2009

Barney Frank: Odds of Healthcare Reform Passing

Front and center of healthcare reform is none other than House Financial Services Chairman, Democrat Barney Frank.  Congressman Frank also happens to be an advocate for legalizing online gambling.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2009

Wayne Root: The Big Obama Healthcare Lie special contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, claims among other things that Obama saying healthcare won't add to our budget defici

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Sep/10/2009

Breaking News

Tennis Corruption Report: 'Tsunami' of Problems at Low Level

An independent review of corruption in tennis found that the sport "faces a serious integrity problem" at its lower levels — a "tsunami," according to one person interviewed — but did not determine there are widespread problems at ATP , WTA and Grand Slam tournaments.

Slot Machine & Casino Gambling Industry Market Report

Slot Machine & Casino Gambling Industry Market Report

The slot machine industry continues to grow at a healthy pace. Slots are viewed as the engine that drives the land-based casino industry as well as real money gambling online. The prospect for future growth beyond 2018 is one of the primary topics covered in a recent post on Gambling News by Rich Caesar.

Icelandic Fugitive in Bitcoin Heist Arrested in Amsterdam

Amsterdam police have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoin and other virtual currencies.

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