Gambling News

Good Odds Paddy Power Has Backed a Winner

BOOKIE turned boardroom protagonist Mark Read could walk away with $11.6 million stashed in his bag after Ireland's biggest online betting and gaming provider, Paddy Power, lobbed a 60¢-per-share

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/04/2009

Russ Hamilton to Represent Full Tilt at WSOP?

Could it be this is some type of joke?

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/04/2009

eCOGRA New Online Casino Affiliate Code Excludes Bella Vegas

eCommerce and Online Gaming Regulatory and Assurance (eCOGRA) has unleashed a new standard for online casino affiliates, one that apparently neglects the fact that a recently renewed member of the

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/03/2009

Sacha Cohen Sued Over Attack at Bingo Hall is reporting that a woman has sued actor Sacha Baron Cohen after she was attacked and allegedly left "crippled" by the "Bruno" star.

"Richelle Olson has sued Cohen, NBC Universal and others claiming they told her Bruno was a celeb and would appear and call numbers at the bingo game she ran for the elderly in Palmdale, CA. Olson was none too happy when she saw Bruno, whom she describes as an "extreme, outrageous, offensive caricature of a gay man dressed in sexually revealing clothing with an Austrian accent..." 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Jun/03/2009

Dream Team Poker CEO – Daniel Delshad Interview

I had the chance to sit down with Dream Team Poker founder and CEO, Daniel Delshad.  As he told me that they were at the WSOP this year, we also discuss how big team poker has become and where he

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/03/2009

Ben Waldman Denies Involvement With Delinquent Payment Solution

Responding to Monday disclosure that  payment solutions company, Smart Banking Systems (SBS), was screwing over online gambling clients in Costa Rica, software platform provider, B

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/03/2009

Cereus Poker Becomes 6th Largest Online Poker Network

Ultimate Bet and Absolute Poker, now powered by the Cereus Online Poker Network, have moved into the number 6 p

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/02/2009

eCOGRA Renews Seal for Rogue Online Casino Group

eCommerce and Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance (eCOGRA) recently renewed its seal of approval for a rogue online casino operation despite public outcries from affiliates across the world.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/02/2009

Does the NFL Still Hold a High Moral Ground on Betting?

The NFL has taken a fair amount of heat over its recent decision to allows its teams to partner with state lotteries.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/02/2009

Tom Durrrr Dwan Goes Up $1.7 Mil in One Hour

It is well documented and widely discussed about how 2009 has been a complete pendulum for Tom "Durrrr" Dwan

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/02/2009

Former Liverpool Star Has £600,000 in Gambling Debts

Dietmar Hamann vowed to tackle a £600,000 gambling debt on Monday and insisted he would escape the threat of being taken to court.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/02/2009

Payment Processor Screws Online Gambling Websites

There is outrage in Costa Rica after a Canadian-based payment processor has reportedly screwed over a dozen online gambling sites out of millions of dollars.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/01/2009

Russ Hamilton Won’t be at Table of Champions

The WSOP is off to a roaring start. If the economy is affecting the poker players, the numbers don't show it.

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Jun/01/2009

City of Dreams Latest Bet on Gambling Haven Macau

MACAU (Associated Press) - The City of Dreams, a massive casino resort in Macau, was unveiled Monday in the latest multibillion-dollar bet that this once seedy Chinese gambling enclave will become

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2009

Harrah’s New Online Poker Unit Coming to Montreal

As first reported on, Harrah's will be launching a new online unit.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/01/2009

New York Post: Slim Chance Poker Player is Innocent

The New York Post this week through more fuel on the fire of a controversial topic surrounding the poker world:  That being whether poker pro, Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston Jr., is in f

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2009

Taj Casino Gunman Had Planned Suicide


Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2009

2009 WSOP: Three Records in Three Days

Each of the first three open events of the 2009 World Series of Poker Presented By Jack Link's Beef Jerky has broken a record.

First, it was Event #2, which set the record for largest prize pool for a non-Main Event field, when 201 players anted up $40,000 each to create a massive $7,718,400 prize pool. The previous record prize pool was $7,104,000 (2007) - a solid $614,000 behind the new record.

Then, Event #3, the $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low, had 918 entrants, besting the old record of 833 and becoming the largest live Omaha tournament ever played.

Submitted by Guest on, May/30/2009

Charles Barkley Controlling Gambling Appetite For Now

Charles Barkley is still drinking. But not driving at the same time.

He's not gambling. But just might take it up again one day.

Submitted by Guest on, May/29/2009

Sexiest Poker Players of 2009

The moment everybody has been waiting for.  Who is my Sexiest Poker Player of 2009?.....

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, May/29/2009

Fahrenkopf on sports betting expansion

John G. Brokopp, Casino Columnist,

Submitted by Guest on, May/29/2009

2009 WSOP Now Underway

The poker world is buzzing as the 2009 World Series of Poker has officially kicked off in Las Vegas.  The first event of the

Submitted by Guest on, May/28/2009

Delaware Supreme Court gives OK to sports betting

DOVER, Del. - (Associated Press) The state Supreme Court says a proposed sports betting lottery in Delaware does not conflict with the state constitution.

Submitted by Guest on, May/28/2009

This Article is Under Review

The article you have attempted to reach is under further review.  A followup will be appearing around May 4 with all parties sides represented.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/28/2009

MGM Told to Cut Ties With Macau and Pansy Ho

New Jersey regulators have told MGM they need to abandon a joint venture with Macau and Pansy Ho, accusing the later of being part of an organized crime family.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/28/2009

Harrah’s $1 Billion in New Notes to Pay Old Debts

LAS VEGAS-(Associated Press) - Casino operator Harrah's Entertainment Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, May/28/2009

iMEGA Briefs Kentucky Supreme Court on Web Domain Seizures

Lawyers for the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA) submitted their brief to the Kentucky State Supreme Court, opposing an attempt by Gov. Steven Beshear (D) to seize the rights to 141 Internet domain names.

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2009

Breaking News

Icelandic Fugitive in Bitcoin Heist Arrested in Amsterdam

Amsterdam police have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoin and other virtual currencies.

Weekslong Manhunt Ends With Capture of Degenerate Gambler Accused of Killing Husband

Weekslong Manhunt Ends With Capture of Degenerate Gambler Accused of Killing Husband

A Minnesota woman who led authorities on a weekslong manhunt after she allegedly killed her husband, then went to Florida and befriended — then killed — a woman who resembled her, is now facing charges in two states.

How to Maximize Your Chances of Winning at a Bitcoin Online Casino

If you want to win regularly playing at an online casino, the key is discipline.  But there are other factors that should be considered, especially when it applies to the Bitcoin casino.