Gambling News

BetED.com Indicted “Owner” not Really an Owner

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/03/2011

Macau Says Gambling Revenue Surges 42 pct in May

By Farah Master

HONG KONG, June 1 (Reuters) - Gambling revenue in Macau, the world's largest gaming market, jumped 42.4 percent in May to 24.3 billion patacas ($3 billion), the Macau government said on Wednesday, bolstered by unabating demand from mainland tourists eager to gamble in China's only legal casino destination.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2011

Australia: How to Help Problem Gamblers

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/01/2011

Gold Strike Poker Strikes Out

One of America's legal online poker rooms may be facing legal problems of a different kind.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/31/2011

Absolute Poker Agreement to pay Customers Documented

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/31/2011

Full Tilt Poker Real Cash Traffic Falls Below 9000 Average

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, May/31/2011

Chicago to get its First Casino

(Reuters) The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday passed a gambling expansion bill that would bring a casino to Chicago.

The measure passed by a vote of 65-50.

Submitted by Guest on, May/31/2011

Internet Poker Rat Under Investigation for Fraud Down Under

Australian authorities are said to be investigating notorious informant Daniel Tzvetkoff for fraud.

The one time payment processor is believed to have worked closely with US federal authorities in bringing down three of the world’s largest online poker rooms.  All three are still operating in some capacity outside the US, though only PokerStars has paid its stateside clients in full to date. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/30/2011

Online poker busts only a prelude to legalization

Politicians are trying to legalize online poker. Prosecutors are trying to shut it down.

Submitted by Guest on, May/30/2011

Cheap Tickets to Las Vegas - Summer 2011

Submitted by Guest on, May/28/2011

Las Vegas Hotel Summer Deals 2011

Submitted by Payton on, May/27/2011

Penny Auction Sites: Best Time to Bid

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/27/2011

Intrade.com Founder and CEO John Delaney Dies Trying to Climb Mount Everest

The founder of one of the world’s most popular online prediction markets and trading websites, Intrade.com, has passed away.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/26/2011

MGM China IPO at HK$15.34 per Share

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/26/2011

Gambling Stocks: What’s Hot, What’s Not

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/26/2011

BetED.com Founders Just Narrowly Avoided Arrest in US

Gambling911.com is learning that BetED.com principals nearly entered the US and were apprehended by federal officials.  Last minute shoulder surgery stopped the process.

So why on Earth would anyone from the online gambling sector dare to enter the United States post 2006 when a series of high profile arrests of operators made everyone think twice about their travel plans?

Well, it turns out the principals in BetED may have had little idea they were about to enter the US.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/26/2011

Don Johnson $11 Million Atlantic City Blackjack Wins a “Streak of Good Luck”

The man who took Atlantic City casinos for $11 million in blackjack wins called it “an incredible streak of good luck.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/26/2011

BetED.com Players May be Waiting Some Time to Claim Funds

It is still unclear as to how much money the US Feds seized from BetED.com as part of an elaborate sting operation.

BetED.com closed its doors this week after their domain name was taken over by the US Justice Department.  The online betting company reportedly told Covers.com that the Feds have all of their money.  Most gamblers do not believe this and there are reports that BetED.com’s two founders (both of whom are named in Monday’s indictments) cleaned out their Costa Rican offices and fled.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/25/2011

Quick Tender Shutdown: Players Likely to be Stiffed

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/25/2011

BetED.com Shuts Down, Claims US Government has all Players Funds

BetED.com has confirmed to Covers.com that they have shut down their business. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/25/2011

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Experts: Loot Boxes Not Gambling

Experts: Loot Boxes Not Gambling

We have so much news on the latest lootbox fiasco in the UK, let's take a look at what's transpiring this Monday on all fronts.

Canadian Police Nab 9 Suspected Mobsters: 'Very Dangerous Organization'

Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area, seizing C$35 million ($26.8 million) in assets, including five Ferraris.