Gambling News

Las Vegas Casino Bathroom Robberies Routine?

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2010

Paul the Psychic Octopus is Dead!

Paul the Psychic Octopus will not be picking any more World Cup games.  He’s dead!

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2010

Microgaming Named in Kentucky Internet Gambling Suit

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2010

Sports Betting Mob Leader Facing Up To 12 Years In Prison

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/26/2010

Betsson Latest Online Gambling Firm Sees Huge 3rd Quarter Results

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/26/2010

James Packer 'Very Clever' TV Raid Says Sen Stephen Conroy

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Oct/25/2010

Online Gambling Industry Proponent Barney Frank In Danger Of Losing

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Oct/25/2010

Las Vegas Sands to Tap Into Intercontinental Network

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2010

Las Vegas Casino Bathroom Robber Kills Victim: Scott Montgomery Lucky

Another robbery in a Las Vegas casino bathroom and this time the victim didn’t make it out alive.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/25/2010

Gambling Shares A Beacon in Tough Economy

While there continue to be few bright spots in the world economy, gambling shares both online and in the Asian gaming Mecca of Macau, continued to defy the trends.

3rd quarter results this past week at major online gambling venues and the introduction of betting exchange Betfair to the London Stock Exchange with an IPO of $2.84 billion have many investors excited.  

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/25/2010

Betfair Shares Start Off Strong

Betfair’s listing on the London Stock Exchange this past Thursday started off with a bang.  The company’s shares rose almost 20pc the very first day of trading.

The 10-year-old company and world’s largest betting exchange is valued at £1.6billion, while co-founders Edward Wray and Andrew Black stand to make £18.9m and £16.6m, respectively, from the flotation.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/24/2010

Star City Casino Tipped For Rename: The Star

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Oct/23/2010

Australian Media And Gaming Wars: Packer VS Gyngell?

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Oct/23/2010

Pigeons Gambling Doesn’t Pay

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Oct/22/2010

Expert Advisory Panel Announced For Australian Gambling

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Oct/22/2010

Australian James Packer Expanding Gambling, Media Interests

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Oct/20/2010

IMG Vice President Admits CEO Bet On Roger Federer Tennis Match

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/20/2010

More College Age Males Gambling Online

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/19/2010

Ted Forstmann Not An Agent To Tiger Woods or Roger Federer Says Rep

The firm representing Ted Forstmann has advised Gambling911.com that he does not act as an agent for either Tiger Woods or Roger Federer. 

Previous reports have pointed out that Forstmann is named in a lawsuit that alleges improprieties stemming from “insider gambling tips” provided be Federer.  Forstmann had been characterized as “an agent to both sports figures” in the press.

A representative from Sitrick And Company advised:

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/19/2010

Harrah’s Confirms They Are Going Public Again

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/19/2010

South Carolina Supreme Court To Determine If Poker Is Game Of Skill

A South Carolina Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in order to determine whether poker is considered a “game of skill” or “one of luck”.

The justices will be hearing arguments on Tuesday as part of an appeal of a local judge's ruling that Texas Hold'em is a game of skill, not chance.  Circuit Judge Markley Dennis had ruled that poker games in private homes did not violate state gambling laws.  His ruling tossed out convictions of five individuals who had been charged with playing poker in a private home game.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/18/2010

Casino And Gambling News Down Under October 19, 2010

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Oct/18/2010

South Korean Pop Star Rain Sued in US Over Gambling Debt

South Korean pop icon Rain (real name Jung Ji-Hoon) has been sued in the United States over an alleged US$150,000 gambling debt according to news reports Monday.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Oct/18/2010

US Midterm Elections 2010 Results Interest Internet Gambling Industry

Thomas Jensen, Point-Spreads.com

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2010

Lem Banker Ending Career On Down Note

In the end, it's all about the almighty buck.

Especially in the world of gambling.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/17/2010

No Legalized Online Gambling Any Time Soon Says Schneider

Long time online gambling industry advisor, Sue Schneider, has said that the activity will not become legal in the United States, at least not by year’s end.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/17/2010

Breaking News

Wisconsin Tribe Accused of Embezzling $1.5 Million From Casino

Wisconsin Tribe Accused of Embezzling $1.5 Million From Casino

Federal gaming regulators are accusing St. Croix Chippewa tribal leaders of pocketing at least $1.5 million in casino funds with little or no documentation or receipts.

When Will I Be Able to Bet Sports Online in PA?

When Will I Be Able to Bet Sports Online in PA?

While you can currently bet sports online from any number of offshore sportsbooks in the state of Pennsylvania, licensed state-based sportsbooks are scheduled to go online the first week in May.

Montana Sends Sports Betting Bill to Governor

Montana Sends Sports Betting Bill to Governor

Montana is expected to legalize sports betting soon thanks to bi-partisan support.