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Brokerage Firm With Alleged Mob Ties Raided in NYC

A New York City brokerage firm with alleged gambling ties was raided on Wednesday with a number of arrests made.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2010

Problem Gambling in Genes

(Reuters Health) - Odds are good that if one of your parents is addicted to gambling, you might be too, a new study of Australian twins concludes.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2010

Harrah’s Builds Lobbying Effort For Online Gambling

Harrah's Entertainment knows the value in legalized online gambling and they so desperately want to be a part of it.  The Vegas-based casino company is Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/09/2010

Granny Goes On €2 Million Gambling Spree

Eileen Evis, 61, from Colaton Raleigh, Devon, was jailed in March last year for stealing £140,000 from building firm TAG in Sidmouth, the BBC reported Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2010

France Issues Eleven Online Betting Licenses

PARIS (Reuters) - Eleven companies have been licensed and registered by the French government to conduct online betting on sports and horse races, as well as poker, the local regulatory authority s

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2010

Some NJ Lawmakers Betting on the Internet

Blackjack, baccarat, craps and other casino games featured in Atlantic City could become available on the Internet.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/07/2010

Famed Pro Sports Bettor Lem Banker Gets Swindled

Lem Banker is considered one of the most famous sports betting touts in the world.  This weekend he claims that thieves made off with more than $3 million worth of coins, cash and jewelry from hi

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/07/2010

Gambling Giants Hold Macau Get-Together

Asia's leading gambling trade show and conference, Global Gaming Expo Asia, kicks off on Tuesday in Macau, the world's largest gambling center and the only place where casino gambling is legal in C

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2010

ECJ Out of Touch With Modern Consumer Says Right2Bet

RIGHT2BET has condemned yesterday's ECJ ruling in the Ladbrokes and Betfair cases against the Dutch Government and the country's monopoly operator, De Lotto.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2010

Internet Gambling: Indiana Attorney General Not On Board

Indiana's Attorney General is steadfastly opposed to Internet gambling becoming legalized in his state.  

Greg Zoeller announced on Friday that he opposes current federal bills that have reached Congress seeking to legalize Internet gambling, by licensing gaming operations under federal government control, Keith Loria of the Legal Newsline reports.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2010

Gambling911.com Trending for Saturday June 5, 2010

Jenny Woo here with the Gambling911.com Trending report for the past 48 hours.  I just wanted to advise everyone that we have added a new and fun feature to Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/05/2010

EU Court Says Countries Can Ban Online Gambling

(Reuters) - EU countries can ban online gambling if their aim is to combat fraud, Europe's highest court said on Thursday, dealing a blow to the multi-billion euro online betting industry seeking t

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/04/2010

Sportingbet Looks to Settle With US by Year’s End

BRITISH online gaming firm Sportingbet is hoping to agree a settlement with US authorities before the end of the year to protect it from the threat of prosecution, said chief executive Andrew McIve

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/04/2010

Gambling911.com Trending for Thursday June 3, 2010

Over the past 24 hours, the topic of most interest to Gambling911.com readers was the manhunt and subsequent captur

World Cup 2010 Breeds Biggest Sports Bets in History

This years World Cup is shaping up to be the biggest gambling event in history. Media Man and Gambling911 check out the field with this special report...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/03/2010

Gambling and Porn Addiction Caused by Drug: Lawsuit

Readers, what's your vice or addiction? You may not necessarily have one, but countless research papers suggest many people are hooked on something...or super passionate about X...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/03/2010

Senate Committee Approves New Jersey Online Gambling

By Juliet Fletcherstaff Writer, Press of Atlantic City

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/03/2010

Joran van der Sloot Captured

Joran van der Sloot, the man wanted in connection for the murder of a Peruvian woman, has been captured in Santiago, Chile.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/03/2010

Best Online Sports Betting Bonus Award Goes To…

The constant search for preeminence and perfection to serve the client has paid off for SBG Global.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/03/2010

2014 Super Bowl in NJ Won’t Derail Sports Betting Efforts

New Jersey state lawmakers insist that the successful bid to land the 2014 Super Bowl in the state will not derail their efforts to bring legalized sports betting to NJ citizens. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/03/2010

Van der Sloot Attorney Claims Inconsistencies

Joran van der Sloot remained on the lam Thursday following news that a woman had been stabbed to death in his Lima, Peru hotel room Sunday.  The body was found three days later.

Stephany Tatiana Flores Ramirez, who was reportedly an out lesbian struggling with her sexuality, was found beaten and stabbed to death in a room at the Miraflores Hotel Tac in Lima booked in van der Sloot's name, police said.  Her father is a well-known businessman and former race car driver. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/03/2010

Root: “Now Poker Players Have Voice in Leadership”

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, has been elected to the Libertarian National Committee, finishing first in a field of 13 candidates to win the seat. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/03/2010

Real Deal Poker Close to Becoming a Reality

One of the most widely touted online poker innovations to come along in years is one step closer to becoming a reality.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/03/2010

European Court Rules on Dutch Gambling Policy

Brussels, 3 June 2010: Today, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rendered two preliminary rulings (1) addressing key questions relating to the compliance of the Dutch legislation

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/03/2010

James Bond Casino Icon Austin Martin Up For Sale

Punters, we know its not casino or gambling news purse, but Bond remains one of the world's most famous (and successful) gamblers. Geez, we wonder why he always wins.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/03/2010

Australia Gets New Gambling Watchdog in Town: Woof!

Australian gambling remains politically red hot. With the changes in town comes a new watchdog...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/02/2010

Steve Wynn Sues Joe Francis for Slander

TMZ.com is reporting that Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has sued "Girls Gone Wild" producer Joe Francis for slander.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2010

Gambling News: Antoine Walker Vegas Debts, 888.com

Former NBA star Antoine Walker will appear in court to face felony charges for writing a bad check and failing to pay $900,000 in gambling debts to three Las Vegas casinos. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/01/2010

Slots.com Purchased for $5.5 Mil by Calvin Ayre

One of the most recognized domain names on the Net today, Slots.com, has been purchased by Calvin Ayre.  The founder of Bodog.com acquired the name for $5.5 million.

"Slots.com will work for us on a number of levels, not least, in generating global traffic to our Bodog branded properties but also to form a number of other targeted websites including one that will be created by and for the female gambler," Ayre said in a statement on Tuesday.

"After Casino.com, we feel that Slots.com is the best gaming domain in the world," Ayre added.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/01/2010

What Is An Online Affiliate Program

Australia Media Man, Greg Tingle, offers up a self-promotion piece and answers, among many other questions, What is an online affiliate program?  He also explores the latest happenings down under.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/31/2010

Breaking News

2019 the Best Year Ever to Bet the Oscars With Competitive Odds Across Most Categories

2019 the Best Year Ever to Bet the Oscars With Competitive Odds Across Most Categories

With past year's Oscars betting, "locks" have been commonplace in a number of categories.  While this may appear beneficial to online gamblers, most of these guaranteed winners required a wager of $100 just to win $10, this being the more conservative example.

NJ Online Casinos Taking Oscar Bets

NJ Online Casinos Taking Oscar Bets

The New Jersey online casinos have been granted permission to offer betting on the Oscars.

Betting Shop Critic Chuka Umunna Receives £20,000 Gift From Gambling Exec

Betting Shop Critic Chuka Umunna Receives £20,000 Gift From Gambling Exec

A close ally of Ed Miliband has been accused of hypocrisy by the Tories in the United Kingdom following reports Chuka Umunn accepted a £20,000 gift from a gambling executive.