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Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2011

Full Tilt Poker Supports Poker Players And Its Chief Executive

Dublin Ireland (April 15, 2011)- Full Tilt Poker is saddened by today’s charges against its CEO Raymond Bitar and offers its full support to Mr. Bitar and Nelson Burtnick.

Online poker is a game of skill enjoyed by tens of millions of people in the United States and across the world. And, Full Tilt Poker remains as committed as ever to preserving the rights of those players to play the game they love online.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/15/2011

SunFirst Bank Under Watchful Eye of US Authorities

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/15/2011

University of San Diego President Plays Down Sports Bribery Scandal

Mary Lyons, President of the University of San Diego, does not believe a recent point shaving scandal that has rocked the school’s basketball program will have any long time effect.

The USD President told the San Diego Union-Tribune Thursday: “The (sports bribery) incidents that have brought our University into the national spotlight are indeed serious, but they do not define us."

The implications are serious nonetheless. 

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Apr/14/2011

Iowa Cans Internet Poker Plans for Now

Iowa has become the latest state to back away from legalizing Internet poker this week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2011

Mob Wives to Debut on VH1

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/14/2011

Washington, DC Online Poker Would be Set up in Hot Spots

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/13/2011

No Internet Poker in Florida

There will not be any legalized online poker in Florida any time soon. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2011

Online Sports Bettors Freaked Out Over Pinnacle Sports Going Down

The popular online sports betting website, PinnacleSports.com, has been out of commission over the last 12 hours, but have no fear.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/13/2011

State of Nevada Approved Amended Online Gambling Bill: Must Get Justice Dept Approval

A Nevada legislative panel approved amendments to a bill that would make Nevada the first state in the US to legalize online poker.

The amended version of AB258 directs the Nevada Gaming Commission to begin drafting rules to regulate online poker.  It stipulates that Nevada would not begin offering online poker until permitted by the US Congress and Justice Department.  The measure is being pushed by PokerStars, the largest Internet poker room in the world. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/13/2011

Bill Maher on Internet Gambling Zealot Jon Kyl: “In a World of Political Liars, Kyl Takes the Crown”

Appearing on Tuesday night’s Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, comedian Bill Maher blasted online gambling’s biggest opponent, the outgoing Republican Senator from Arizona, Jon Kyl.

Discussing Planned Parenthood, Maddow mentioned how Kyl claimed “90 percent of what that organization engages in is abortions”.  She clarified by pointing out that only 3 percent of what Planned Parenthood does relates to abortions.

Kyl’s office also later attempted to clarify what the Senator said by suggesting Kyl did not intend his statement to be taken as factual.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2011

Online Gambling Becomes Legalized in United States Thanks to Washington DC

Washington, D.C., with its under 1 million population, has become the first jurisdiction in the United States to legalize online gambling.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2011

Gambling Stash Found in South Korea Garlic Field

(BBC) - South Korean police have dug up a stash of 11bn won ($10m, £6.2m), most of it buried in a garlic field, reports say.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2011

Legalization of Online Gambling “Increasingly Likely” Says Ratings Agency

Fitch Ratings on Monday released its report labeling the likelihood of online gambling becoming legalized in the US as “increasingly likely”. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/11/2011

Australian Pokies: Lovers VS Haters

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/09/2011

Breaking News

OJ Simpson Doling Out Fantasy Sports Advise: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

OJ Simpson Doling Out Fantasy Sports Advise: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

It seems OJ Simpson may be getting into the fantasy sports business.

Bet365 Settles Megan McCann Case

Bet365 Settles Megan McCann Case

British bookmaker Bet365 has reportedly reached a ‘settlement favourable to ’the bookmaker’ in the infamous case of Megan McCann.

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