Gambling News

Kentucky House Passes Bill to Tax Betting From Home

By Gregory A. Hall •

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/27/2010 Crew, Carrie Stroup Safely Out of Hawaii

The crew, led by Carrie Stroup, had departed the state of Hawaii a little more than 24 hours ago.  Tsunami warnings were issued for all coastal regions of Hawaii Saturday morning f

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/27/2010

More Consolidation in Online Gambling Sector

Two more online gambling ventures have been taken over by stronger firms this past week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/27/2010

Virgin Group May Move Into US Online Gambling Market

The Virgin Group continues to expand on the online gambling front as they seek investors to help the company move into newly open markets, according to a report filed by Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/27/2010

NASCAR Betting and Danica Patrick

Both the online sportsbooks and Las Vegas establishments are counting on NASCAR betting, and to fuel those bets they are hopeful that Danica Patrick will at some point begin to make an impact.  To

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/26/2010

Olympic Men’s Hockey Championship: A Bookie's Dream

Most of the online bookies have a tough time getting aroused even after overdosing on Viagra.  But this week, USA vs.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/25/2010

Fifth Man Pleads Guilty in Internet Gambling Investigation


The Kansas City Star


Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/25/2010

Rank Urges Treasury to Create Flat Gambling Tax

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2010

Opposition Grows to Australia Internet Filter

Ari Sharp, Sydney Morning Herald


Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2010

New Poker Bill –Bipartisan Tax Fairness and Simplification Act

After several weeks of inactivity, poker legislation officially returned to the bargaining table with the announcement of new legislation being introduced before Congress.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2010

Alabama Baptists and Casino Supporters Clash

Anti-gambling leaders had their work cut out for them to speak over an unruly crowd at a rally held Feb. 23 on the steps of the Statehouse.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/24/2010

Steve Wynn to Take Over Foxwoods Casino


Las Vegas impresario Stephen A. Wynn has agreed in principal to take over the delayed Foxwoods Casino project in South Philadelphia.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2010

Hawaii Five Oh Yeah: Stroup Says “Heck Yes” to Gambling

Okay folks, Carrie Stroup here, and you've probably heard by now that Hawaii is seriously looking at legalizing gambling as a means of boosting their economy.  I'm here now studying why it has tak

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/23/2010

New Jersey Senate Approves Sports Betting Resolution

Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, D-Union, a leading voice in the State Legislature who is pursuing a legal challenge to the federal sports wagering ban as unconstitutional, issued the following statement after the Senate approved a resolution, SR19, through a voice vote, to allow the Senate President to join in that legal challenge:


Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2010

EU Court Advisers at Odds Over Gambling Restrictions


Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2010

Online Gambling Bill Hits Senate and House

From The Quincy Cove

You know the gamers in the crowd are getting hyped up when they hear titles like, "online gambling bill hits house and senate". In recent Quincy Cove poll, respondents said that bingo is not just for retirement homes anymore. The industry has made enough waves that now it's up for decision with the big guys.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2010

Probe Involving Full Tilt Poker: What a Shock!

This week a number of websites and online poker forums are reporting on a possible "FBI probe" of the world's number two Internet card room, Full Tilt Poker. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/22/2010

Sportsbook .com Moves to Merge: 6 Times Growth Expected

The Merge Poker Network just received a serious injection to help in its aggressive growth plans.   Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/22/2010

Two Chinese Football Clubs Face Relegation for Gambling

BEIJING - (AFP) ---Two top Chinese football clubs could be relegated for match-fixing and gambling, a league official said Monday, amid a major crackdown to rid the troubled sport of corruption.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2010

Australian Gambling: James Packer Vows to Help Jobless

Australian casino king and major media player, James Packer, has vowed to help ease plight of Australia's jobless.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/21/2010

Jon Kyl Allows Treasury Nominees to go Through

Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl has finally lifted his block of several Obama US Treasury Department appointees this past week.  Many believed his doing so was a result of online gambling prohi

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/21/2010

Visa Looks to Block Online Gambling Transactions

Following in the footsteps of Mastercard, Visa has also decided to start blocking online gambling transactions (all of them).  Many establishments have long gotten around these efforts through the

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/21/2010

Online Gambling Supporter Ron Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll

One of the leading supporters of legislation to legalize online gambling, Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul, has won the CPAC straw poll.  Paul was also a US Presidential candidate in 2008.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2010

Online Gambling News from Australia February 21, 2010

It's been a massive week for the gambling, igaming, sports betting and political news world.

iGaming powerhouses PartyGaming and Virgin Games at "war"

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/20/2010

Feds Move to Seize Sports Bar Over Gambling

Federal authorities filed a forfeiture action today against Patte's Sports Bar on West Hollenback Avenue in Wilkes-Barre in the wake of gambling charges being filed against owner, Pat Patte Jr., an

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2010

Norway and US Online Gambling Prohibition Kicks Off Same Day

Norway has signed into law a measure that would prohibit processing of most online gambling transactions.  The law goes into effect the same day as the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UI

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/19/2010

Hawaii Wants Gambling to Fuel Economy

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii has always been known for its sun, sand and surf. It may soon add another attraction: slots.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2010

Loto-Québec Online Site a Health Risk Say Officials


Public health officials across Quebec asked the province Thursday to step back from its plan for online gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/18/2010

New Jersey Senate to Vote On Sports Betting Monday

The NJ Senate will meet at 2pm on Monday, February 22, 2010, to consider the following bill related to legalized online sports betting:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/18/2010

Bing, Yahoo Deal Should Help Online Gambling Sector

Search has helped build the online gambling industry from all the way back when now defunct BetOnSports would bid on the best terms at to now where a coveted top 3 spot on the first page of

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/18/2010

Breaking News

Sports Betting Conference USA - 2019: SBC Enters Into Partnership Deal With G911

Sports Betting Conference USA - 2019: SBC Enters Into Partnership Deal With G911 is happy to announce it has entered into a media partnership with SBC Events, which will debut its uber popular sports betting conference format in the United States April 23-25, 2019.

Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs

The struggling Los Angeles Clippers head to Texas on Sunday evening to take on the San Antonio Spurs.

Questions Remain Over Ocean Resort Casino New Owners

Questions Remain Over Ocean Resort Casino New Owners

ATLANTIC CITY — It’s been more than a week since it was revealed Ocean Resort Casino would be changing hands, and there’s still no word on what company is taking over.