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What Was Zip Payments Doing Operating From the US?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/31/2008

Did Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre Sell His Soul to the Devil?

It's a question people have been asking for years: Did Bodog founder Calvin Ayre sell his soul to the devil?

With a lifestyle that seems unattainable for most mere mortals, Ayre enjoyed a seemingly endless stream of cash, booze and women. He hobnobbed with big name celebrities who fawned over him as if he were the one with the Academy Award. Ayre's opulent lifestyle would eventually land him on the cover of Forbes prestigious billionaire's issue in March of 2006. It all seemed to good to be true....and maybe it was.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/30/2008

Feds Hound Bodog: Millions of Dollars Seized

The U.S. government recently seized $24 million from bank accounts linked to Bodog, the giant, illegal-under-U.S.-law Internet gaming operation founded by Canadian tycoon Calvin Ayre.

Federal filings make very clear that a serious criminal investigation of the Bodog enterprise is ongoing. At a minimum, word of the seizures is likely to rattle the confidence of U.S.-based online gamblers that they will receive their winnings, not only from Bodog but from the industry's other remaining participants.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2008

New Bank for Online Gamblers: Ivobank Backed by Powerful Family

A new online bank catering to online gambling enthusiasts has opened and offers fast and secure online money transfer services.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2008

PayPal Sharing Customer Information With Government

Lots of people use PayPal but the online payment solution seems to care little about customer privacy.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/28/2008

The Ron Paul Resurgence: Major Convention Upcoming

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/28/2008

Make Online Gambling Legal Researchers Say

When University of Western Ontario professor June Cotte started researching online gambling, she never expected to recommend it be legalized.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/28/2008

A Mormon linebacker tackles Las Vegas Underbelly

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/26/2008

Checks From Online Poker Sites Bouncing: What's Going On?

Gambling911.com has been reporting extensively on bouncing checks from various online poker websites.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/26/2008

Bob Barr Runningmate Did Not Say “Nuke Iranian Cockroaches”

"America should just let Israel alone, defend itself, and go nuke the heck out of those Iranian cockroaches. Blow ‘em all up... just nuke the place for a thousand years."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/25/2008

Senator Dodd Campaign Fundraising Fueled by Online Poker

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2008

Online Gambling Withdrawals By Check - Get Used to the Delays

Online gambling sites are now issuing the following notices regarding withdrawal of funds via check:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2008

The Bets Are On: Gambling911 Featured in Local Paper

What are the odds Lloydminster would make a great place to start a gambling website?

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2008

Ron Paul Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2008

Poker Players "Hot New Celebrities" for Tabloid Media

One desired to have sex with an underage girl in exchange for a skateboard; Another starred in a freaky foot fetish video with an overage grandma. Another - who is participating in this November's final table of the WSOP - could actually face being arrested during the event as he has an outstanding warrant out of Broward County, Florida for trespassing (and he had just gotten through serving probation for a felony/larceny conviction.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2008

Poker Websites Hit Hard by Check Processing Issues

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2008

€4m payout on Padraig Harrington!

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/21/2008

Professor Accuses Spencer Bachus of Using "Scare Tactics"

Says Spencer Bachus incorrectly cited the university's research on gambling addiction in arguing for the continued prohibition on online gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/21/2008

Breaking News

Antoine Saout,  Bryan Piccioli, Damian Salas Eliminated from WSOP Final Table

Antoine Saout, Bryan Piccioli, Damian Salas Eliminated from WSOP Final Table

Frenchmen Antoine was one of two players to make a repeat appearance at the Final Table

Use Of Personal Funds In Running PPH Site: Should You Or You Shouldn’t?

Use Of Personal Funds In Running PPH Site: Should You Or You Shouldn’t?

Running a pay per head bookie business is not like any other business such as a real estate business.

Why You May Need Associates In Your Pay Per Head Business

Why You May Need Associates In Your Pay Per Head Business

When you moved you pay per head bookie business to an elevated pay per head platform, you were assured that everything would be handled. That is the bottom line.