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Online Betting in Spain Could be Preempted Another Year

The Spanish Association of Internet Bettors (Aedapi) estimates that the benefits for the companies that operate in this sector exceeded the 200 million euros.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/10/2009

A-Rod Likes She-Males? The Oddsmakers Love A-Rod

One of my fellow Cubanos, the great Perez Hilton, brought up a little ditty that was out there two years back when A-Rod (Alex Rodriguez) was caught frolicking around in strip clubs. 

Perez reported the following: "(A-Rod) likes the she-male, muscular type" says a stripper at a club once frequented by Rodriguez. "They brought me up to the champagne room one time. I spun around once and that was it. I'm not his type."

So does this mean that Yours Truly might be able to score a home run with A-Rod?

Submitted by Sparky Collins on, Feb/09/2009

Australian Censor Celebrates Safer Internet Day 2009

Protect our kids.  Protect our pets.  Protect ourselves from ourselves.   This may be the message that Australia is trying to convey in recent months as some in government atte

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/09/2009

Las Vegas Deep Discounts Make for an Attractive Vacation Spot

It may seem illogical.  Head to Vegas and spend money gambling, dining, checking out the shows.  But that's what economic stimulus is all about, getting people to spend....just do so wisely.  Du

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/09/2009

Bookmaker Not Hurt by Recession: Opening 80 More Shops

Paddy Power, Ireland's biggest bookmaker, plans to expand into Scotland with the opening of 80 more shops by 2011 with a stg£16m investment.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/09/2009

Online Gambling and the Economy: The Media Stimulus

Throughout these trying times, will be highlighting ways in which a fully legalized online gambling industry can help to stimulate the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2009

Michael Phelps Might Need to Become a Poker Pro… Fast!

Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Michael Phelps, was dropped by one sponsor this past week following the fallout of his "marijuana" usage at a party this past fall.

Kellogg Co became the first major consumer firm to terminate an endorsement relationship with Michael Phelps. The world's largest cereal maker said on Thursday it would not extend a contract with Phelps, who won 8 gold medals at the Beijing Olympics last summer.  The company said the Phelps "bong incident" was inconsistent with its public image.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2009

Poker Pro Layne Flack Gets Heat: Plays Golf With The Devil

Back in December, poker pro Layne Flack implied poker legend, Doyle Brunson, may have bought his earlier World Series of Poker bracelets.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2009

Grammy Awards Betting Will Not Come Close to Oscars

One would think the Grammy Awards might generate the same amount of buzz as the Oscars later this month among gamblers.  It doesn't, for whatever strange reason.  After all, we love music as much

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2009

No Predators at This Year’s LA County Sheriff’s Dept Poker Classic

The sheriffs have learned their lesson.


Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/07/2009

Lakers vs. Celtics Draws Huge Ratings: Heavy Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers vs.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/06/2009

PartyGaming Sees 4th Quarter Results Sluggish

(Reuters) - Online gaming firm PartyGaming (PRTY.L) said on Friday it expects full-year earnings to beat forecasts even as the strong dollar impacted fourth quarter revenue, which fell 18 percent a

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/06/2009

Online Gambling Heating Up in Australia

The online gambling industry is really starting to get hot in Australia it seems.

The land down under is seen as the land of opportunities, but it is often forgotten by the folks up north.  That's not so much the case with the online gambling sector.  Last month we watched with excitement as the Aussie Millions Poker Tournament turned out yet another millionaire.  It's now among the most popular live tournaments in the world today.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/06/2009

Australia Clubs Smoking Ban No Longer Major Impact on Poker Machines

THE $1.7 million-a-day impact of the indoor smoking ban on poker machine revenues is over, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Friday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/05/2009

Russ Hamilton Mum Regarding Online Poker Cheating

WickedChopsPoker via its RawVegas.TV arm featured exclusive footage of "alleged" UltimateBet super-user Russ Hamilton after completing a round of golf Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2009

Pennsylvania Wants Video Poker Legalized to Pay for College Tuition

(Associated Press) Gov.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/05/2009

Online Casino Affiliates Must Apply Pressure to Grand Prive

Despite tensions between two of the top online casino affiliate organizations, Casino Affiliate Programs and the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association, there is common ground among members related

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2009

Alcohol and Online Poker: You Booze You Lose

How does drinking alcohol affect your online poker play? 

That's the question that was posed at the popular online poker forum

"I have been playing for only 3 years now, but in my experience ‘drink' tends to make me more adventurous. and of course less disciplined. ie the next morning is a bitter one!" a poster by the handle of Bluffmaster wrote.  He was also the individual who posed the question.

Responses included the following:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2009

Bad Beat Poker Jackpots Winning Big in Bad Economy

It turns out that in online poker winning really isn't everything.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/05/2009

888 Holdings 4th Quarter Figures Bad, January Good

The online poker craze appears to be going off the boil judging by 888 Holdings's fourth quarter figures, though the online gaming firm said its full-year 2008 earnings should meet

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/05/2009

Balkans Opens Up For Online Gambling Market

 After expanding in continental and southern Europe, the

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/04/2009

World Economic Crisis Digs Deeper Into Poker World? has reported in recent weeks on big name poker players who appear to be getting hit by world economic crisis.  Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/04/2009

Liggero Uses Sex Appeal to Get CAP Ban Lifted

"I am sure you are wondering...what on earth did it take to get my CAP Euro ban lifted? Seducing (Michael) Caselli.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/04/2009

Randy Meisner Imposter Still Conning at Super Bowl in Vegas

The infamous Randy Meisner imposter (the real Meisner used to play with the Eagles) is fast losing ground thanks partly to the iPhone/Blackberry and a little help from  2009 Wor

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/04/2009

3 Hour Intense SEO for Gambling Session in Amsterdam

2009 will have an intense 3 hour search engine optimization session for gaming related keywords to European markets.  The session will be held by Gary Beal, freelancer and search engine strategy e

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/04/2009

Super Bowl Betting Down in Vegas: Up Online

The Super Bowl betting numbers are in and the results: A total of $81.5 million was wagered in the state's sports books on Super Bowl XLIII, an 11.5 percent decrease from the game's 2008 handle, ac

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/04/2009

Online Gambling Magnate Arrested in Bangkok

Indian online gambling tycoon, Karan Singh Thakral, has been arrested in Bangkok Thailand.  The man was taken into custody on Wednesday, authorities announced.

Pol Maj-Gen Pongpat said Mr Thakral, 39, was part of the online gambling network focusing mostly on football betting.  The operation is estimated to have took in a turnover of 3.2 billion of baht, equivalent to around US$2.5 billion.

Pol Maj-Gen Pongpat said Mr Thakral had pleaded not guilty to the charge but police had enough evidence from previous arrests to prosecute him.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/04/2009

Poker Players Alliance Party: A Perfect Economic Stimulus

Imagine if you will only 5 percent of the Poker Player Alliance million plus members descending upon Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/03/2009

CAP Recap: Far From a Disaster Say Organizers

Sure there was a much publicized "incident" that took place at the lobby of the hotel where CAP Euro was taking place this past weekend in West Londo

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/03/2009

Breaking News

Monster Brutally Rapes Woman in Casino

Monster Brutally Rapes Woman in Casino

Jake Alexander Daubenspeck faces a felony sex crime after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her in a Turtle Creek Casino elevator. 

2018 Super High Roller Bowl 30 Players Confirmed Include Negreanu, Hellmuth

2018 Super High Roller Bowl 30 Players Confirmed Include Negreanu, Hellmuth

The first 30 players are confirmed to be playing the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl.