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Poker Pro Gets 12 Years for $53 Million Scam

Poker Pro Gets 12 Years for $53 Million Scam

A one-time poker pro has been jailed for 12 years after defrauding a Victorian jail after scamming the Commonwealth Bank of nearly $58 million in a fraud of “breathtaking proportions”.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

Death Penalty Won't Be Sought in Vegas Casino Picnic Killing

Death Penalty Won't Be Sought in Vegas Casino Picnic Killing

A former casino employee accused of killing a work supervisor and wounding another at a company picnic will not face the death penalty but could receive life in prison without parole if convicted, the top prosecutor in Las Vegas said Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

Bitcoin Price Rises Sharply in Just 20 Minutes, Winklevoss Launch Crypto Org

Bitcoin Price Rises Sharply in Just 20 Minutes, Winklevoss Launch Crypto Org

Total market rose by a total of $11 billion in one hour

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

How Reliable are Online Sportsbook Reviews?

How Reliable are Online Sportsbook Reviews?

The start of a new football season in the NFL and at the college ranks is right around the corner and you might be in the market for an online sportsbook to take your betting action.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

NJ's Top Gambling Regulator: Offshore Books Will be 'a Significant Competitive Force' in US Sports Betting Market

NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement Director David Rebuck says these sites are operating illegally in state

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2018

Montenegro the Focus at Inaugural European Gaming Congress (EGC) with Tatjana Scepanovic (Montenegro Bet)

Montenegro features several amazing casinos. Best ones are on the Montenegrin Coast. When it comes to online gambling, well it’s a different animal.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2018

Gang Fears on Vegas Strip as More Than a Dozen Arrests Made Sunday Night

Gang Fears on Vegas Strip as More Than a Dozen Arrests Made Sunday Night

Las Vegas police say authorities arrested several known gang members at a resort casino near the Strip that were gathered at the Rio Sunday night.  That casino plays host to the World Series of Poker each year.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2018

Borgata Wants Phil Ivey to Repay Back $9.6 Million Now as Lawyers Hold Up Process

Borgata Wants Phil Ivey to Repay Back $9.6 Million Now as Lawyers Hold Up Process

Ivey and gal pal were able to spot defective cards while playing baccarat to give them edge

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2018

Will I Be Able to Bet the NFL, College Football in Ohio for the 2018 Season?

It is looking grim for those who wish to bet at the local casinos, sports bars and even gas stations in the Buckeye State of Ohio, at least where the 2018 NFL and College Football season is concerned.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

13 Years Later Wife of Online Gambling Tycoon on Trial for his Murder

13 Years Later Wife of Online Gambling Tycoon on Trial for his Murder

Adam Anhang was stabbed to death while walking with his wife in the bustling tourist-infested Old San Juan section of Puerto Rico's largest city in broad daylight.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

Meadowlands Sportsbook Wait Times to Place Bet Up to an Hour - Just for Betting Baseball!

Meadowlands Sportsbook Wait Times to Place Bet Up to an Hour - Just for Betting Baseball!

Meadowlands sportsbook made $1.3 million in just 18 days

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

14 People Injured During Backstreet Boys Concert at Casino

An Oklahoma casino says 14 people suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

Romanian Gambling Industry update with Cosmina Simion at CEEGC Budapest 2018

Since the regulation of the Romanian gambling industry, most of the large brands have obtained licenses to offer their services on the territory of the country.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

Colleges Mull Pushing for Share of Legal Wagering Proceeds

Colleges Mull Pushing for Share of Legal Wagering Proceeds

Concerned that expanded sports gambling will bring additional costs for ensuring their games are on the up-and-up, college athletic departments are looking for a way to get a piece of the action.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

Charges Dropped Against Man Misidentified in Casino Heist

Charges Dropped Against Man Misidentified in Casino Heist

A federal judge has dismissed charges against a man incorrectly identified as someone who picked up the keys from a kiosk to commit a $200,000 robbery at the Wind Creek Montgomery casino in Alabama last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

Spanish Tax Authority Hunting Down Poker Pros

Four years after Barcelona EPT win, German poker pro hit with €235,000 tax bill by the Spanish authorities

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

Harrah's Gets Online Gambling License in PA

Harrah's becomes third casino firm to be granted license to operate online casinos in PA

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2018

Where Can I Bet on Sports, College Football Near Chicago?

Chicago's best option for betting sports outside of the international offerings will be in nearby Northwest Indiana, just not until after the 2018-2019 College Football season.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2018

FanDuel Sportsbook Meadowlands Information, Hours of Operation, More

  • The FanDuel-branded sportsbook at the Meadowlands Racetrack opened this summer
  • Hours of operation are expected to vary depending on games and events but are generally 10 am to 1 am
  • Online gambling is expected to be available for the new Football season
Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/18/2018

What is the Age Requirement for the Draftkings Sports Betting App? How Old do I Need to Be?

The age restrictions for opening an online wagering account and placing bets with the Draftkings sportsbook app is similar to that of drinking alcohol in the United States: You must be 21.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2018

Bet With the Draftkings Sportsbook App on the NFL

For now you can only bet with the Draftkings sportsbook app while in the state of New Jersey, however, you can still register, review your account and request a payout from outside the state. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2018

2018 Westgate NFL Supercontest – Get in the Game

What once was more or less a local’s sharp contest, with some interested folks around the country jumping in, has transformed into the largest NFL Handicapping contest in the world, at the Westgate in Las Vegas at their Superbook.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2018

'Queen of Soul' Atlantic City Connections Remembered, Including Ties to Trump

Trump paid tribute to the “Queen of Soul” Thursday immediately after news broke of her passing and appears to have rubbed some folks the wrong way.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2018

MECA Coin the Latest Online Gambling 'Savior'

MECA Coin the Latest Online Gambling 'Savior'

Following news that the latest crypto coin that would change the face of online gambling, Dragon Coin, is an apparent scam (or at least being used to perpetuate scams), along comes MECA Coin.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

Live Dealer Online Casino Games Now Available for New Jersey Residents

Just one week after announcing its new partnership with Evolution Gaming, the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City has unveiled its live dealer casino games. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

PokerStars: 'You Can Rest Assured Player Accounts, Funds Secure' After DoS Attack

PokerStars: 'You Can Rest Assured Player Accounts, Funds Secure' After DoS Attack

Stars says it is working with law enforcement agencies to bring perpetrators to justice

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Arrested for Running Illegal Poker, Drug Den

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Raked in $200K a Year Running Drug, Poker Ring

Singh was among 32 others busted last week in the West Village of New York City

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

NJ Sports Betting Revenue Starts Off Small But Experts See Bright Outlook

NJ Sports Betting Revenue Starts Off Small But Experts See Bright Outlook

Sportsbooks in New Jersey open during slowest time of year for sports wagering

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

Online Sports Betting in PA Courtesy Now of Churchill Downs

Online Sports Betting in PA Courtesy Now of Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs has long operated TwinSpires horse racing from the USA

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

Maria Konnikova Profiled in New York Times Piece: 'I Have Zero Interest in Gambling'

Maria Konnikova Profiled in New York Times Piece:  'I Have Zero Interest in Gambling'

The science writer for the New Yorker went from amateur to sponsored pro in under a year

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

Breaking News

Million Dollar Sundays Encore Poker Tournaments and Online Super Series XIV Announced

Million Dollar Sundays Encore Poker Tournaments and Online Super Series XIV Announced

The Sunday tournaments have proven especially popular with massive payouts

The Most Secure Payment Methods On Online Casinos

The Most Secure Payment Methods On Online Casinos

Picking a secure online casino payment method is of critical importance.

Norway Locks Its Doors to International Casinos

Norway Locks Its Doors to International Casinos

Anyone who knows anything about online gambling will already be aware that Norway is one of the least open countries in Europe. In fact, the state has a virtual Monopoly on gambling in the country.