Gambling News

Is Poker Pro Beth Shak The Next Thomas Alva Edison?

Thomas Alva Edison invented - among other things - the light bulb, the phonograph and the two-way telegraph.  Inventors are brilliant, creative minds...sort of like the folks here at Gambling911.c

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/28/2009

Dutch Government Cracking Down on Internet Gambling

Internet gambling sites which target Dutch consumers and have so far refused to shut down their operations now face legal action, justice minister Ernst Hirsch Ballin has told MPs.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/28/2009

Betting Market Asks: Davos World Economic Forum Matter?

As business and political moguls hobnob at the five-day Davos junket we will measure whether many of those who presided over blunders in business

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/28/2009

NRL Australia Clubs Find Savior in Ryan Kay

Breaking NRL Australian sports betting story coming through to with full details likely Friday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jan/28/2009

Lou Fabiano Removed from CAC Board of Advisors

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/28/2009 Super Bowl Betting Page a Must Read

In case you have missed any of's extensive 2009 Super Bowl betting coverage, fear not.  We have all your articles right here.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/28/2009

UK Online Gambling Operators: Tax is Horribly Wrong

European online gambling website operators will enjoy a huge advantage over their rivals in the UK according to a report in UK Marketing Week.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/28/2009

Carrie Stroup Voted Hottest Super Bowl Reporter Senior Reporter Carrie Stroup was voted the Submitted by Payton on, Jan/27/2009

Nick Cosmo Gambled Away $370 Mil in Ponzi Scheme

Last week, was alerted that someone we knew had been burnt for close to $40,000 in an apparent ponzi scheme originating from Long Island, New York.  We learned the individual's nam

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2009

Latest Agape World Ponzi Scheme Involved Gambling Debts

Another alleged ponzi scheme has wiped people out of millions and this one reportedly has ties to gambling. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2009

Financial Crisis Hits Todd Brunson Investments Hard

It never seems to end and some of us here at have concerns this is just the tip of the iceberg.  Financial problems have reportedly hit the son of poker legend Doyle Brunson.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/27/2009

Cake Poker Welcomes Doyles Room On Board has published the DoylesRoom announcement, now let's get a perspective from the Cake Poker Network, which is among the fastest growing of the poker networks out there - already powe

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2009

Doyles Room Poker Joins the Cake Network Today today announced the worldwide launch of their online poker room on the Cake Poker Network.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Schedule Announced

The 2009 World Series of Poker schedule has been announced.   Following magnificent ratings on ESPN for the delayed final table, the 2009 WSOP will once again feature the "November Nine"

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/26/2009

Hilton Las Vegas Hopes Super Bowl Betting Boosts Economy

Hilton sports book executive director Jay Kornegay told the Las Vegas Sun that there are more than 300 such wagers on the Hilton's sheets this year.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/26/2009

U.S. Economy: States Can Ill Afford to Lose Their Lotteries

In this time of serious economic crisis in the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/26/2009

Introducing Jim Jones Jolly… Minus the Poison Cool Aid

In today's installment of the "CAP Follies" (CAP is short for Casino Affiliate Programs) we learn that co-organizer, Warren Jolly, has stepped up to the pulpit and ordered his minions to

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2009

Playboy Problems Not Stopping With Online Poker Room

The closure of Playboy's online poker room last week appears to be just the tip of the iceberg.

The famed company warned investors that it will take a write-down of goodwill and other charges amounting to more than $100 million, resulting in a net loss for Q4. The magazine publisher also expects a $4 million charge on cost-reduction initiatives, which will include an unspecified number of job cuts.  The company will also fold its New York office according to reports.

"Who knew sex was a bad business to be in?" asks Belinda Luscombe of Time Magazine.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/25/2009

UIGEA: Live Free or Die

According to a report filed by Online Casino Advisory, the state of New Hampshire lottery has become the latest victim of the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act, legislation that was drafted

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/25/2009

Postcard From Paris as Gambling Lawyer Takes Deserved Break

What can be more romantic than beautiful Paris, France?  Having an American couple renew their vows there on the heels of a huge win against the state of Kentucky.  While often pr

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/25/2009

CAP Online Gambling Affiliate Group Accused of Hacking

The never ending saga of Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) is just that - NEVER ENDING - and just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, it just did.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2009

Academy Awards of Online Gambling (2009)'s International Senior Correspondent and vertical chrome pole dance expert reveals her choices for the 2009 Academy Awards of Online Gambling.


Hey, the nominations were released on Thursday for each category in the 2009 Academy Awards.   A full slate of Oscar betting odds were now available at SBG Global - home of the massive cash bonuses. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/25/2009

Poker Pro Amarillo Slim Beaten and Robbed

News broke Thursday night that 80-year old poker legend Amarillo Slim was robbed and assaulted in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas.  

Allegedly, the former World Series of Poker Champion was attempting to obtain collateral on a debt owed to him.  The debt he was owed was $3,000 and he was merely trying to collect some kind of down payment on the amount.  According to Amarillo Police Lieutenant Jim McKenny, Slim met his assailant at an agreed to location, an open field where he thought he would be picking up some type of 4-wheeler as the collateral.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

CasinoMeister Bryan Bailey Boycotts CAP Over CardSpike Flap

Just when you think things couldn't get any worse regarding the Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP)/ flap, they just did.

The most prominent of the online casino watchdogs, Bryan Bailey, also known as the CasinoMeister, has opted not to attend this year's CAP event in London, England.  The CAP affiliate festivities were slated to take place the same week as the Internet Gaming Expo Show (better known as ICE).

Casinomeister posted a YouTube video entitled "Chillin' with the Meister" on Friday, January 23, 2009.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/24/2009

Bodog Poker Falls to 19th Spot for Real Cash Players

Bodog Poker's luck continues to wane.  A check of Saturday morning's real cash poker activity showed that the once prominent online gambling firm was 19Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/24/2009

Porn Poker Room: Latest Casualty of Struggling Economy

Apparently, porn can be sustained, but poker can not.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/24/2009 Announces New Loyalty Points announced the launch of BookMaker BetPoints, a new loyalty program designed to reward both  recreational bettors and high rollers alike.  At each of three different status l

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

Las Vegas Hedging Their Bets for 2009

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Long-term bets are always risky in Las Vegas -- a city that prides itself on invention, reinvention and almost constant change.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/23/2009

Doyle Brunson 16th Most Likely to Kick the Bucket in 2009?

Poker pro Doyle Brunson is not all that thrilled to have learned he made the list of the "100 most likely celebs to die in 2009".  You read that right, there is actually a "Blend Ce

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/23/2009

Why Online Gambling Websites Require So Much Documentation

A lot of people balk at the idea that online gambling websites require various forms of documentation faxed in - often at the time of payout requests.  Some would argue that such documentation nee

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/23/2009

Breaking News

SiGMA Grand Slam Affiliate Conference to Coincide With bComm In Hong Kong

On 18 May, SiGMA will stage this year's Affiliate Grand Slam in Hong Kong.  It will take place the same time as the bComm Conference.

G20 Watchdog Resists Calls to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

G20 Watchdog Resists Calls to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

The global watchdog that drove through a welter of banking and market reforms after the financial crisis said it will pivot more toward reviewing existing rules and away from designing new ones.

Twitter Planned Ban on Ads Results in Another Sharp Bitcoin Price Decline

Twitter Planned Ban on Ads Results in Another Sharp Bitcoin Price Decline

Reports that Twitter will follow in the footsteps of Facebook and cease allowing advertisements for cryptocurrencies may have resulted in yet another plunge in the price of Bitcoin Sunday.