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PokerStars Traffic Up Well over 5000 Average From Post-Black Friday Low Point

Since the April 15 indictment of its two co-founders in the United States, PokerStars had continued to storm back even without a US customer base.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/25/2011

UseMyWallet / Quicktender Payouts Begin Arriving

We were skeptical but, to their credit, UseMyWallet / Quicktender payouts began arriving to players in Europe, Canada and the United States.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2011

Betting Online for the 2011-2012 Football Season: Like Going Back to 1999

People are always going to find ways of betting online, and the 2011-2012 football season is no exception, especially with the NFL lockout now over. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2011

Online Sportsbook Sports Interaction Not Accepting US Customers for Football

The very popular and long established Canadian-based online sportsbook, Sports Interaction, is no longer accepting US customers coming into the new football season.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2011

French Online Poker Site 200 Percent Poker Shuts Down

The French online poker room 200 Percent Poker has shut down.  Ce site est fermé.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/24/2011

Best Price Per Head: $5 to $9?

PayPerHead.com recently launched a new “Best Price Per Head” initiative that only charges a mere $5 to $9.  As part of the campaign, they hired The Sopranos star Vince Curatola, better known as “Johnny Sack”, to act as official spokesperson. 

PayPerHead.com offers premium packages in addition to the $5 to $9 deal. 

Here is what the $5 to $9 package provides:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2011

No More TheGreek.com, BetJamaica.com for Football 2011: Where to Bet Online Now

Many of you will be stumbling upon this bit of information as you attempt to access your betting accounts for Football 2011:  TheGreek.com and BetJamaica.com are no more. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2011

Dead Man Shows Up Alive in Las Vegas 32 Years Later

A man declared legally dead after disappearing amid gambling and marital problems 32 years ago has turned up alive in Las Vegas. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2011

BetJamaica.com Website has Closed its Doors

Following an announcement Saturday July 23 that parent company, TheGreek.com, will be closing to US customers, its recreational arm, BetJamaica.com, will follow suit.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2011

Phil Gordon Dismissed from Full Tilt Poker Class Action Lawsuit

Phil Gordon, a professional poker player named as a defendant in a class action lawsuit against Full Tilt Poker, has voluntarily been dismissed.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/22/2011

Country Music Stars George Jones and Randy Owen Caught up in Alabama Gambling Probe

Country music stars George Jones and Randy Owen are the latest to be caught up in an Alabama “vote buying” political gambling corruption probe.

The two men offered to perform with a former recording artist-turned-state lawmaker in Alabama in exchange for his vote on pro-gambling legislation.  Fittingly, Owen is the lead singer for the long established country music group Alabama. 

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/22/2011

Hard Rock Casino Coming to Atlantic City

The Hard Rock Casino plans to open a small casino in Atlantic City, the US second largest casino destination.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/22/2011

888 Poker May Apply for Nevada Gaming License: Second Quarter Revenues Surge

888 Holdings may consider applying for a Nevada gaming license amidst release of “stellar” 2011 2nd quarter revenue numbers.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/21/2011

Italian Revenue Agency Cracks Down on Professional Online Poker Players, Local Tax Cheats

The Italian Revenue Agency has reportedly begun cracking down on poker pros who have entered into sponsorship deals.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/21/2011

Alabama Lobbyist Said She Conspired to Offer Bribes

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/21/2011

Nigerian Scammers Target PokerStars via Skype

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/20/2011

$15 Million in Seized Full Tilt Poker Funds Documented so Far and Growing According to Website

Website dedicates itself to displaying the amount of seized funds by US authorities related to online poker rooms like Full Tilt Poker, UB.com

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/20/2011

DC Online Poker Bill May Be Repealed

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jul/19/2011

Germany Online Gambling Tax Hike Not Likely: Bwin.Party, Betfair Surge on News

Germany is unlikely to hike taxes by 17 percent on all online gambling stakes after the European Union condemned the idea on Tuesday.  This sent Bwin.Party shares surging.

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Bwin.Party topped the mid-cap gainers board, up 7¾p to 140p, while online betting exchange Betfair Group gained 16½p to 632p.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/19/2011

Breaking News

Can I Play at MyBookie.ag From Mississippi

Can I Play at MyBookie.ag From Mississippi

MyBookie.ag is one of several online sportsbooks available from the state of Mississippi. 

Can I Play at MyBookie.ag From Alabama

Can I Play at MyBookie.ag From Alabama

MyBookie.ag is one of several online sportsbooks available from the state of Alabama.

Regulators Say New Casino Not Cheating Gamblers Out of Winnings

Regulators Say New Casino Not Cheating Gamblers Out of Winnings

Massachusetts gambling regulators say their preliminary investigation shows the new Encore Boston Harbor casino isn't cheating gamblers out of their winnings as a class action lawsuit alleges.