Gambling News

7 Major US Online Gambling Sites Shut Down Completely: Includes English Harbour

One of the oldest established online gambling sites, the casino group English Harbour, has shut down along with 6 other online casino brands

The death of online gambling sites continues.  Among the group of casinos to delete their websites and close their gambling doors are English Harbour, Millionaire Casino, VIP Slots, Slots Galore, Silver Dollar Casino, Super Slots and Caribbean Gold Casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2011

Johnny Sack Endorsing Online Gambling Business: Pay Per Head Reduced Pricing

PayPerHead.com Launches new pricing, a new site, and a new campaign featuring Soprano's Johnny Sack

PayPerHead.com, an online sportsbook service provider for local agents, today unveiled a new site and a new price-led campaign featuring Vince Curatola, Johnny Sack of The Sopranos fame.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2011

Sports.com Merged into Sportsbook.com

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/17/2011

VIP.com, BetGameDay.com and Nine.com Shut Down

After pulling out of the US market in 2006, VIP.com, BetGameDay.com and Nine.com have decided to close shop.  The sites all feature a closure notice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2011

Betdaq Cuts Off Australian Online Gamblers

The betting exchange Betdaq has stopped accepting online gambling business from Australia.  It is reported that the company was operating there without a legitimate licence. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/15/2011

Full Tilt Poker Claims Must be Filed by Midnight Friday July 15

Those looking to file claims against Full Tilt Poker in order to recoup monies owed must do so no later than Friday July 15 (which is just hours away from this writing).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/14/2011

Merge Gaming Expected to Reopen to US Poker Players Shortly

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/14/2011

PartyGaming Taken Aback by Surge in New Business Acquisitions

Just how good is business at PartyGaming these days?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/14/2011

Bodog Claims First UK Online Gambling Licence

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/14/2011

Operation “Go Get Her” Captures Tunica Casino Prostitutes

Authorities in the river casino city of Tunica, Mississippi, have rounded up eight area prostitutes as part of an undercover sting operation called “Go Get Her”. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/13/2011

Correa Wants California House Seizing Online Poker Bill Passed Now

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/13/2011

Alderney Gaming Commission Will Hold Hearing on Full Tilt Poker July 26

A hearing is scheduled to discuss the future of Full Tilt Poker on July 26.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/12/2011

Sharks on Feeding Frenzy: Everest Poker Big Winner After Full Tilt Poker Shutdown

9300 Full Tilt Poker players were looking for new homes after the company was shut down two weeks ago and Everest Poker appears to have captured a good chunk of them. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/12/2011

Cake Poker Up 40 Percent Following Full Tilt Poker License Being Yanked

Cake Poker may not seem like one of the biggest European online poker networks, but they have certainly benefited from Full Tilt Poker leaving that market

With players returning home from the World Series of Poker, online poker traffic has risen 3.4 percent this past week.  Online poker rooms continue to swallow up traffic from Full Tilt Poker, which lost its license two weeks ago.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/12/2011

Online Gambling Advocate Shelley Berkley Running for US Senate 2012

One of the biggest advocates for legalized online gambling in the United States, Nevada Congresswomen Shelley Berkley, is running for US Senate in 2012. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/11/2011

Online Poker in the UK to See Reforms

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/11/2011

Jenny Woo’s Creative Accounting Gets Two Plus Two Crowd in Uproar

Gambling911.com’s own Jenny Woo might believe two plus two equals five but the reality is, Ms. Woo was not exactly hired for her math skills. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/08/2011

Report: Full Tilt Poker Deal Could be “On the Table” by End of Next Week

eGaming Review is reporting that a deal could be “on the table” to purchase Full Tilt Poker by late next week. 

“On the table” and “Sealed” are two completely different things.  Full Tilt Poker, as we already know, comes with plenty of baggage.  This is a company that hasn’t paid US players in close to three months now and the European players are currently experiencing delays after FTP’s licensing arm shut them down last week. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/07/2011

Wynn Takes Bets on the World Series of Poker

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/07/2011

California Poker Players Will Have Homes Seized Playing on Unlicensed Sites

The California bill to legalize online poker is not exactly looking “player-friendly”.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/07/2011

William Hill May Pull Ads From News of the World

The United Kingdom’s biggest bookmaker, William Hill, is the latest online advertiser to be reviewing its advertising arrangement with disgraced London tabloid News of the World.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/07/2011

PokerStars Lands Former Disney Exec

Mickey Mouse’ old boss, Eric Hollreiser, is now working for the world’s largest online poker room, PokerStars.

The company made the announcement on Thursday that it had hired Hollreiser as Head of Corporate Communications.  Hollreiser comes to PokerStars after holding executive positions at Disney and Microsoft.  He joins the firm at a time of transition following the indictment of two PokerStars executives by US authorities on April 15.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/07/2011

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