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Barney Frank at the World Series of Poker

Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank, will be available for interviews Sunday at this year's World Series of Poker, being held at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas.   Congres

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Expected to Set Records

One of the pieces of information Gambling911.com is anxiously awaiting in regard to the 2009 World Series of Poker is how many people will be playing in the main event, which starts today (July 3).

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/03/2009

Governor Jon Corzine Files Motion to Join Sports Betting Suit

TRENTON - Governor Jon S.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2009

Internet Poker Funds Froze Based on 1955 Law

On June 2, 2009, the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, issued a civil seizure warrant which the government subsequently executed against all funds on deposit in Well Farg

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/03/2009

Patrik Antonius is a Fraud!

"Patrik Antonius is a fake!" snarled the legendary poker player, Doyle Brunson.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/02/2009

World Series of Poker Parties Among the Best

Oh how Jenny Woo and the gang are going to regret missing Doyle Brunson's big bash.  We were invited, but none of us are currently in Las Vega

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2009

NBC Teams Up With Full Tilt Poker

NBC has joined forces with Full Tilt Poker to film "Face The Ace", a new concept for a poker show where players who qualify online get to play heads-up against three Full Tilt pros for a

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2009

Online Poker: Gambling911 Motion to Have Seizure Warrants Unsealed

Costigan Media, parent company of Gambling911.com, submitted a Memorandum of Law in Support of its Motion to Intervene and to unseal court records related to the issuance of a seizure warrant of fu

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Main Event Kicks Off Friday

All the parties, all the celebrations and all that money....for some.  A few thousand people will be descending upon Las Vegas to take part in the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event, which begi

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/02/2009

A-List Stars to Play in 2009 World Series of Poker

By Melissa Arseniuk, Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2009

Rats Used to Study Gambling Addiction

It's a pretty old joke about "rats" infiltrating the online gambling sector.  The term is applied to those who cooperate with federal and local authorities in taking down all those dasta

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/02/2009

Liquored Up Phil Hellmuth Trapeze Stunt

He's still alive and posting on Twitter so we'll assume he's all right, but had we caught poker pro Phil Hellmuth's earlier Tweets we would surely have been cringing....actually we still are.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/01/2009

Gambling Stocks: The Good During This Recession

Alan Farley of the Street.com this week profiled four gambling stocks.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/01/2009

Poker players finding tougher game at World Series

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Things have gotten tough at the tables.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2009

Russian gambling halls shut down in most cities

By MIKE ECKEL - 3 hours ago

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2009

Best Poker Chat Put Downs

What's the best poker chat put-down you've witnessed at the poker tables? 

Do you opt for an all out, foul-mouthed tirade (and get the inevitable chat ban warning mail), or do you prefer a more subtle, cunning response? There are a number of put downs being discussed at the Two Plus Two Forums

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2009

A Look at Phil Hellmuth’s Ambitions from his New Book

In its weekly extract column, community site Cardrunners have quoted Phil Hellmuth's life ambitions, from his new

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2009

Iran National Anthem Played at World Series of Poker

Bahador Ahmadi, a Canadian born Iranian, won $278,104 and a gold bracelet this past weekend at the 2009 World Series of Poker.

Ahmadi requested that the Iranian National Anthem be played in order to pay his respect to all those looking for reform in that troubled nation.  Most of those in the room stood up to show their respect Pokerati reports that he told Nolan Dalla after his win:

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/30/2009

Daniel Negreanu Skips the Sushi for White Rice

Daniel Negreanu is stunned to find himself attracted to a girl whose last name isn't Nguyen, Tran, Ming, Minh, Le, Lui, Yeh, Su, Chung, Chin, Chan or Woo. He likes Asians, people.  This according to WickedChopsPoker.com.  Though we really don't need WCP to uncover Negreanu's lust for Asian women.  After all, it was Negreanu who was briefly married to female poker pro Evelyn Ng.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2009

Bet365 Considers Move Out of UK

By Roger Blitz

Financial Times UK

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2009

Annie Duke Pays $10,000 If She Makes 2009 WSOP Final Table

She made it all the way to the Celebrity Apprentice Season two Final, ultimately losing out to comedian Joan Rivers.  Now poker pro Annie Duke, arguably the most famous woman in the game today, ha

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/30/2009

Internet Gambling: European Firms Should Gain Access to US Again

Continuing my lengthy conversation with iMEGA chief, Joe Brennan, Jr., I asked about the potential for European Internet gambling firms, the likes of Paddy Power, William Hill, Ladbrokes, etc.., to

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/30/2009

Goodbye Guy, Hello Obama? Goodbye Full Tilt Poker

Guy Laliberte, founder of billion dollar entertainment company Cirque du Soleil has disappeared off the Full Tilt radar.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2009

New York Times: My Son’s Gamble

By Lucy Ferriss, www.nytimes.com

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2009

Casinos Shut Down in Russia

The Kremlin has ordered all casinos shut down.  The resulting impact:  Some hundreds of thousands of people out of work. 

Russia has offered four locations throughout the country in which the casinos can move to, none of which are equipped to handle the businesses just yet.  All are approximately 4000 miles away from Moscow in luxury locales such as the North Korean border or Siberia.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/29/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Odds to Make Final Table

When we look at the performance of certain poker players at this year's World Series of Poker, it's hard to tell if any of the top dogs vying to be named "WSOP Player of the Year" will tr

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/29/2009

Brennan Jr on New Jersey, Oklahoma and Internet Gambling

I had an opportunity recently to sit down with the head of the The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association ( www.imega.org ), Joe Brennan, Jr..

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/29/2009

Online Gambling Contributes to Marital Woes, Breakups

Money fears are said to be behind approximately 25 percent of all marriage breakups, a study has revealed. 

John Farrelly, Accord director of counselling, said the recession continued to affect marriage and family, with people feeling they are beginning to lose control of their lives.

"In the counselling rooms, families are coming to understand that their ability to care for each other and their family is the most important thing in their lives," he said.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2009

Doyle Brunson Gets Speeding Ticket: New Escalade Goes 160 MPH

Not everybody is buying fuel efficient hybrids.  Certainly not the Texas Dolly, Doyle Brunson.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/28/2009

How Internet Gambling is Keeping Wall Street Rich

Using skills honed on the Street, he's turned poker into just one more exotic financial transaction.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2009

Breaking News

iGB Live 2018 in Amsterdam - Affiliate Marketing to Disappear in 2020?

iGB Live 2018 is off to a terrific start in Amsterdam Wednesday. 

Justin Bonomo Wins Big One for One Drop 2018

Justin Bonomo Wins Big One for One Drop 2018

The 32-year old poker professional Justin Bonomo has won this year’s Big One for One Drop with its $10,000,000 first-place prize.

Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota?

Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota?

One can start an online sportsbook from the states of Montana, Wyoming, and the Dakotas by using one of a few dozen Pay Per Head solutions available, all based outside the United States.