Gambling News

Online Poker Payment Processor Faces Up To 30 Years

Online poker payment processor, Douglas Rennick of Canada, is facing up to 30 years in prison after an appeals court on Monday upheld a contempt order for his refusing to comply with a grand-jury s

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/02/2010

Contempt Order Upheld in Online Gambling Case

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a contempt order for refusing to comply with a grand-jury subpoena against two companies owned by a Canadian man accused of processing

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/01/2010

Asia Gambling Tycoon Stanley Ho in Grave Condition

One of the gambling world's most recognizable figures is said to be in grave condition.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/01/2010

Internet Gambling: iMEGA Chief Testifies Before New Jersey

IMEGA will participate in today's hearing of the New Jersey Senate's Gaming & Tourism committee, with Chairman Joe Brennan Jr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2010

Best of Gambling911: Woo Falls for Super Hero

Now celebrating 10 great years, Gambling911.com takes a look back at some of its star reporters greatest loves.  There was Marc "Gorby" Blandford, the founder of Sportingbet.com who Woo

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/31/2010

Aussie Millions Champion, Australia Election Odds

Gambling911.com's Man Down Under, Greg Tingle, has all the latest news on the Aussie Millions Champion, James Packer and Australia's election odds. 

Aussie Millions Champion Crowned

The 2010 Aussie Millions Main Event has a champion. Tyron Krost is keeping the title in Australia for the second straight year. The 23-year-old battled 746 players over five days to take the title home to Sydney, along with the $2 million AUD first-place prize.

James Packer's City Of Dreams Macau Potential Share Buy In By Harrah's Entertainment

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2010

Chili Poker Gets Chilly Reception from Affiliates

Following Gambling911.com's publishing of Chili Poker CEO's email about that online poker company's stance when it comes to "winning players" (see my article Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/31/2010

Where Can I Bet The 2010 Super Bowl Online?

Gambling911.com answers your questions concerning such subjects as "Where Can I bet the 2010 Super Bowl online?", "Is betting on the Super Bowl on the Internet illegal?" and &qu

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2010

Cake Poker Eats Away at Microgaming Network

It was a tight race for the coveted number 9 position among all online poker networks as the powerful Cake Poker network was a mere 100 real cash players beh

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jan/30/2010

2010 Super Bowl Betting Will Set Records (We Hope)

Gambling911.com is hopeful that 2010 Super Bowl betting will set all types of records from traffic numbers to revenue for our online sportsbook sponsors. The vast majority of Super Bowl bets will be related to propositions such as "first to score", "coin toss" and even the length of the National Anthem.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2010

The Best of Gambling 911: Jenny Falls for a Super Hero

Now celebrating 10 great years, Gambling911.com takes a look back at some of its star reporters greatest loves.  There was Marc "Gorby" Blandford, the founder of Sportingbet.com who Woo

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/30/2010

Chili Poker, VC Poker: No Sharks Allowed

There has been plenty of controversy within the online poker community these days regarding online poker rooms that have systematically been getting rid of winning players.  Among the chief culpri

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2010

VC Poker Gives Players the Boot

It's difficult to imagine two strong name brands like the iPoker Network and long time British bookmaker Victor Chandler finding themselves in the midst of a PR nightmare, but that is exactly what

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/29/2010

France Operators Won’t Shut Down Online Gambling Accounts

Good news for online gambling operators in France as it has been reported they will not have to shut down their gambling customers accounts.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/29/2010

Iowa Wants Legalized Sports Betting

Rod Boshart | Globe Gazette

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2010

Greg Oden Nude Pics Surface on the Web

He may be out for the season with an injury but NBA player Greg Oden is baring all on the Net.  Oden has since apologized for the nude photos.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/28/2010

UK Betting Worth £6bn: US Should Take Notice

According to a report in eGaming Review Magazine online, the UK betting industry is now valued at £6bn according to Deloitte and employs a whopping 100,

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/28/2010

Sports Betting News: NBA Relaxes Gambling Stance

The NBA may be taking another step toward relaxing its antigambling stance. The league is talking with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

Gilbert Arenas to be Suspended Remainder of Season

(Bloomberg) -- Washington Wizards All-Star guard Gilbert Arenas will be suspended for the rest of the National Basketball Association season following his guilty plea on gun charge

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

Delaware Appeals Sports Betting Restrictions

DOVER, Del. (AP) - The state of Delaware on Wednesday appealed restrictions on its sports betting lottery to the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

2010 Super Bowl Betting Boost to Off Year

The start of the regular NFL season was shaky at best for both online sportsbooks and the Vegas books with much smaller bets and less volume compared to past years.  2010 Super Bowl betting was ex

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2010

Gilbert Arenas Mug Shot Released

TMZ.com has obtained an exclusive mug shot of Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

London Booty Calling: Joe Brennan Jr. Diaries

The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association fearless leader, Joe Brennan Jr., has taken some time off from going head-to-head with the Kentucky

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

Italian Mobsters buck Downturn, May Target Bourse

ROME - (Reuters) - Italy's mafia crime syndicates bucked the recession in 2009 to raise 'profits' by almost 8 percent with the financial crisis making companies and even the stock market even more

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2010

Fatal System Error Looks At Mob, Internet and Costa Rica

There is a new book out entitled "Fatal System Error", which, among other things, takes an in depth look at the Mob and its influence over the Internet from the United States to Costa Ric

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/26/2010

Australia Casino Gossip From The Media Man

Crown Casino is in a jovial mood this week, with celebs, big time players and whales in town for the annual Aussie Millions.  Annette "Annette 15" Obrestad has already pocketed $200,000 AUD at the tables, while Dan Shak won over a million quid via the $100,000 Challenge, but that's small change compared to what Mr James Packer and co are making from all the action at Crown Limited.

The bean counters are said to be extremely pleased.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2010

Australian Internet Censorship Still a Hot Button Topic

I hope everyone had a Happy Australia Day, unless of course you are one of the millions of Aussies who are protesting the upcoming "Great Australian Firewall", thanks to Senator Stephen C

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2010

Dikshit Sells Remaining Stocks in PartyGaming

According to reports filed by Bloomberg News on Tuesday, PartyGaming co-founder Anurag Dikshit has sold his remaining shares in what was once the world's largest online poker company, PartyGaming.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/26/2010

Justice Dept. Wants More Info on Churchill Downs Deal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Churchill Downs Inc. said the Justice Department has asked for more information related to its proposed $126.8 million deal to buy online rival Youbet.com Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2010

Breaking News

'Enormous Assets' to be Returned in Mt. Gox Debacle

“This is the first time in Japan legal history,” attorney for the creditors, Daniel Kelman, stated, “that a liquidation has ever converted into a rehabilitation —it’s always the other way around after a rehab fails. This sort of also made legal history as well.”

US Federal Reserve Launches Cryptocurrency Index

US Federal Reserve Launches Cryptocurrency Index

This week the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis added cryptocurrency to their Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) database, a sign that the digital currency is maturing.

Doh! Hard Rock Casino Erects 30 Ft Guitar With Mispelled Word

The soon-to-open Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City had to work quickly to fix a misspelling on a 30-foot-tall (9-meter-tall) guitar installed this week.