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How the Libya Crisis Could Affect Online Gambling Sector, Twitter Accounts: Think .LY

The crisis in Libya may have serious ramifications for the online gambling sector in ways most people could not have imagined.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Feb/23/2011

Bellagio Chip Bandit Hearing Suspended Until Next Month

A preliminary hearing for Anthony M. Carleo has been suspended until next month.  Carleo is charged with a brazen $1.5 million armed chip robbery at the Bellagio Hotel in December.

Defense attorney Bill Terry was granted time to speak with an informant who was at several alleged meetings that took place between Carleo and an undercover Las Vegas Metro police officer. 

Carleo was arrested on February 3 after attempting to sell the stolen chips to the undercover officer.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/23/2011

Gaddafi Son Al-Saadi Financing Mafia Film

The son of Libya strongman Muammar al-Gaddafi, Al-Saadi Gaddafi, is financing a film about the Mafia as part of his Hollywood investment business.

Bloomberg reported that Al-Saadi, a one-time footballer suspended by the Italian Olympic league in 2003 for steroid use, invested in a $100 million Los Angeles-based film production fund called Natural Selection, founded by Matty Beckerman.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/23/2011

Top Online Gaming Authority Will Griffiths Launches “The Level Media”

Former President of DoylesRoom, Chief Marketing Officer of Poker Sites Absolute Poker and UltimateBet, launches iGaming-focused marketing agency

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2011

BarBot Slot Machine Dispenses Drinks

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2011

William Hill Granted Injunction Against Playtech

The United Kingdom’s largest bookmaker, William Hill, has been granted an injunction against one of online gambling’s largest software providers, Playtech.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/23/2011

Aussie Pokie Reforms To Cost Australian Clubs 100M Plus

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/22/2011

Libya Unrest Might Pay Out $500 as Oddsmakers Caught Off Guard

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/22/2011

Ken Weitzner Home Sells for 900K just Months After Double Suicide

The Chesapeake, Virginia home of Kenneth Weitzner has sold for around $900K this week.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/22/2011

Sin City Sydney: Kings Cross Gambling On Real Life Underbelly

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/22/2011

15 New Jersey Residents Caught Up In Massive Mob Bust Due In Court

NEWARK — Fifteen people are due to be arraigned in Newark on Tuesday as part of a massive federal takedown of reputed mob members and associates

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2011

Wife Torches Husband to Death After Gambling Dispute

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2011

Brendan Fevola Termination Not Legal Says Management

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/21/2011

Australasian Casino Association: Pokies Reform To Take Decade!

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/20/2011

AFL Tired Of Gambling On Punter Fevola

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/19/2011

World Sports Exchange Head Said to be “Suicidal”

Sources close to Gambling911.com say that World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com) co-founder Jay Cohen has become a recluse, gained over 100 pounds and is potentially “suicidal”.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2011

Unnamed Asian Royal the Reason for Ladbrokes $91 Million Loss?

Talk about the importance of keeping top customers!

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2011

NY Post: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to Veto Online Gambling Legislation

The New York Post reported on Friday that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is expected to veto legislation that would legalize online gambling in the state.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2011

Did Philadelphia Eagles Force Michael Vick to Cancel Oprah Interview

The Philadelphia Eagles deny they ordered starting quarterback Michael Vick to cancel an interview Thursday with Oprah Winfrey.

Michael Vick’s agent had agreed to allow Oprah Winfrey a sit down interview with the disgraced NFL quarterback now on the “road to redemption” only if she would cancel a bet with CNN’s Piers Morgan.  The two had wagered on who got the first crack at a Vick interview.  Vick was charged and imprisoned for running a dog fighting ring that encompassed gambling.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/17/2011

BetOnSports Last Man Standing No Longer A Fugitive

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/17/2011

Aussie Hotels Want Pokie Limit Trial...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/17/2011

Jersey Won’t Allow Internet Gambling

Jersey has halted plans to allow for Internet gambling. The economic affairs scrutiny chairman has delayed any business by up to a month for the island, Channel One TV is reporting.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/16/2011

All Bets Off On Oprah Interview With Michael Vick: He Cancels

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/16/2011

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Sportsbook Solution Catering to the Boise Market

Sportsbook Solution Catering to the Boise Market

It's one thing to have access to an online sportsbook solution that generates fresh lines and allows players to seamlessly place bets, it's another to have a solution that caters specifically to the Boise, Idaho market.

Encore Casino Report in Boston Set to Open June 23

Encore Casino Report in Boston Set to Open June 23

A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms starting at about $650 a night.

Big Papi Had Ties to Accused Gambler, Still Recovering in Boston Hospital Following DR Shooting

Big Papi Had Ties to Accused Gambler, Still Recovering in Boston Hospital Following DR Shooting

43-year-old former Red Sox slugger recovering in Boston hospital following apparent failed hit on his life