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Bookies Make Out Big Again This Weekend

The online sports books won out over the betting public in a big way for a second straight week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2008

Gaming and the Presidential Election: All in for McCain

Gaming has bet the house on the presidential campaign of Republican John McCain.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2008

Bodog’s Fall From Grace Continues - once the envy of online gambling operators everywhere - continues to struggle and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than by checking their stats at Submitted by Payton on, Oct/24/2008

The Problem With Prediction Markets

My knowing little about the ins and outs of online "predictive markets" hasn't kept me from wondering over the years why U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/24/2008

Politician, MMA Fighter Matt Lindland Sits Down With Jenny Woo

Oregon Republican Representative nominee Matt Lindland, discusses the UFC, his problems getting paid by Bodog Fight, and his political career.

What do you think of when you hear UFC or MMA? Fighting, Wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts, right? Well add politics to that. Matt "The Law" Lindland, Olympic Silver Medalist, veteran of UFC, IFL and Bodog Fight, and head coach of the IFL¹s Portland Wolfpack is running for State Representative of Oregon (District 52).

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/23/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Forfeiture Hearing Delayed

Originally scheduled for November 17, 2008, a forfeiture hearing for 141 online gambling domain names has been rescheduled following Judge Thomas Wingate's allowance for a Motion to Stay.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2008

Online Gambling Postmistress Jailed After Stealing £71,000

It may sound salacious. A postmistress stealing thousands of dollars to fuel her online gambling habit.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/23/2008

Boycott the Commonwealth of Kentucky as Foote Loses Ground

Jeffrey Reynolds Ph.D, owner of has set up a site asking people to boycott the state of Kentucky after a circuit court judge decided to allow for the seizure of 141 online gamblin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2008

Former BoS Executive: The Customers Will Receive Some Payment reporter Jenny Woo continues her interview with former BetonSports COO, Clive Archer.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/23/2008

Joe Brennan Jr. Rewards Come From Life Rendering Encounters

Clearly The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association founder Joe Brennan, Jr. won't be up for any eGaming Review Magazine awards this year.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/22/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Case: Judge Considers Stay

Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate has taken into advisement a Motion of Stay during a hearing today that would determine if 141 online gambling domain names are to be seized on Nov

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/22/2008

UK Will Not Go Ahead With Sale of State Run Bookmaker

(Reuters) - The British government said on Wednesday it would not go ahead with the planned sale of state-owned bookmaker, the Tote, this autumn due to current market conditions.

'I have now concluded that it is not appropriate to pursue a sale in these market conditions. I have therefore decided that the Tote should be retained in public ownership for the medium-term, and brought to the market when conditions are likely to deliver value for the taxpayer and racing,' Minister for Sport Gerry Sutcliffe said in a statement to Parliament.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2008

New York Charges China Town Gang With Extortion

(Associated Press) - Prosecutors on Wednesday charged 13 members of a Chinatown gang with operating like an organized crime family, accusing them of bullying bus and van companies for a share of ow

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2008

Wynn Las Vegas Receives Honor

For the second year in a row, Wynn Las Vegas has been awarded Five Red Pavilions from the 2009 Las Vegas Michelin Guide.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2008

Paddy Power to Open New Online Bookmaking Shops

Despite the downward economy, Ireland's largest bookmaker continues to prosper it seems.

Paddy Power, which recently joined the family of fine sponsors, has announced plans to open several new betting outlets in the North west region of England.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/22/2008

GoDaddy Cowtows to Even Slightest Hint of Pressure

When the commonwealth of Kentucky announced their intention to seize some 141 online gambling domain names, a number of registrars expressed a desire to fight.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/22/2008

Former BetonSports Executive: It Was Like a Jigsaw's Jenny Woo recently spoke with BetonSports former COO, Clive Archer.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/22/2008

UltimateBet is Starting to Make Headway

Long hovering around the number 9 and 10 spot among the world's top online poker rooms in terms of real cash players, UltimateBet.comSubmitted by Ace King on, Oct/22/2008

Online Porn Next on Kentucky List of Seized Domain Targets?

Now that Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has been successful at seizing some 141 online gambling domain names (at least for the time being), some in the Internet community suspect it won't be long

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Sportsbooks Stand to Lose Over $1 Million With Rays Win

The Las Vegas Review Journal on Tuesday reported that the Tampa Bay Rays, a 200-1 long shot in April to win the 2008 World Series, is making several sports book directors nervous in Las Vegas, and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Lasseters Shuts Down Entirely

Once the premiere sports betting and online casino operation based in Australia, Lasseters has announced it is closing for good.

Chief Operating Officer Brian Gordon advised in an email to Online-Casino.comthe directors had subsequently taken the decision to cease accepting wagers on Lasseters Sportsbook and to close the business.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Wall Street Journal Picks Up On Kentucky Domain Seizure Case

The Wall Street Journal blog offered up the following headline in its coverage of a Kentucky online gambling domain case whereby that commonwealth plans to seize some 141 URLs during a scheduled No

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

William Hill Acquiring Parts of Playtech

The United Kingdom's second largest bookmaker, William Hill, is reportedly acquiring parts of online casino software giant Playtech according to Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/20/2008

Gambling Domain Names 'Designed' to Be Accessed in Kentucky, Judge Rules

The Internet is "still not above the law," at least in Kentucky, Franklin County Judge Thomas Wingate ruled, denying several motions to dismiss the state's motion to seize 141 gambling We

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2008

Cryptologic Joins Forces With PartyGaming

CryptoLogic Limited, a leading software developer to the global Internet gaming market, announced today that it is embarking on a focused strategy centred on its highly successful Internet casino b

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2008

Google Lifts Gambling Ad Restrictions in UK

Friday it was announced that Google, the world's largest search engine, will allow gambling ads to display alongside organic results within the United Kingdom.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/20/2008

William Hill Biggest Gains Since 2002

(Bloomberg) - William Hill Plc, the U.K.'s second- biggest bookmaker, rose the most since a 2002 initial public offer in London trading after saying a slowing economy hasn't hurt business, and expa

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2008

Gambling Should be Taught in Schools Says Association

The Australian Hotels Association says lessons on gambling should be taught in schools.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/19/2008

Sunday Bloody Sunday for Sports Bettors

Sunday was by far one of the best NFL weekends the online bookmakers have seen in quite some time while the public suffered a massacre of sorts.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/19/2008

Judge Wingate Online Gambling Domain Decision Lousy

Few if anyone except perhaps Kentucky Democratic Governor Steve Beshear agreed with a Frankfort Circuit Court judge's decision to allow for forfeiture of some 141 online gambling domain names on Th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/17/2008

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