Gambling News

Sportech Football Pools Will be Featured in London’s Daily Mail

Sportech plc have brokered a deal with the Daily Mail to disseminate New Football Pools data.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2008

Bombs in Spain a Concern to Those Attending Online Gambling Conferences

Two resorts in Spain reported bomb blasts on Sunday just one month before scheduled online gambling conferences were to take place in Barcelona.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/17/2008

Murders Within the Online Gambling Community Especially Brutal

Whether good or bad, individuals associated with the world of online gambling have met some of the most brutal of deaths.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/17/2008

Internet Gambling Scam Murder Could Have Ties to Beijing Olympics

The murder case of Yang Zhen Xing, his girlfriend and presumably their pet cat, continues to take even stranger twists and turns with investigators now looking at the Summer Olympics and Beijing un

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/16/2008

Murdered Chinese Man Yang Zhen Xing Tied to Internet Gambling Scam

Investigators are still trying to determine why a Chinese couple were found brutally murdered in their Newcastle West End flat in what was described as a "frenzied knife attack", quite

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2008

2008 Olympics: Which Gambling Sites Get the Gold, Silver and Bronze?

When it comes to the 2008 Olympics and betting, not all online gambling websites are made the same and some barely offer bets on the games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2008

Toledo Point Shaving Case Related to Previous Gambling Charges

The point-shaving charges filed against former University of Toledo men's basketball player Sammy Villegas Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2008

Barney Frank: A Giant of the Congress Says Gay Publication

"He is one of the giants of the Congress, a real legislator," says Thomas Mann, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, referring to chairman of the House Committee on Financial Ser

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/13/2008

Get Your Masters Degree in Online Gambling Today

Nottingham Trent University has announced the first ever cyberpsychology degree in the United Kingdom which will look into the psychology behind online gaming and even dating.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/13/2008

Poker Players Comment on GOP Platform: Demand Protection of Individual Rights

Over 160 poker players from across the nation have posted comments urging the Republican Party to protect individuals' freedom to play poker online. Members of the Poker Players Alliance, the leading poker grassroots advocacy group of over one million members, believe any language in the Republican Platform restricting an individual's right to play poker online violates these principles of individual freedom and personal responsibility - long held tenets of the Republican Party.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2008

Playtech Wins Contract for Italy Online Poker Room: Snai What??

Online gambling software provider Playtech has agreed a licensing deal with Snai, which manages a network of 6,000 betting shops in Italy.

Maurizio Ughi, chairman of Snai, said: 'Having chosen Playtech's portfolio, we are able to offer our customers two poker games, Texas Hold 'Em and Omaha. Our aim is to be the leading player in the Italian market for skill games, as we are for horse racing and sports betting.'

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/13/2008

Las Vegas Continues to be Paralyzed by US Economy Woes

Statewide, gambling revenue for June was down a little more than 1% at $949.3 million, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

And on the Strip -- which accounts for roughly half of all gambling in the Silver State -- monthly revenue fell 3% to $486.4 million. After a relatively upbeat start to 2008, Nevada gambling revenue is down nearly 2% for the year to date, with the Strip off 1.5%.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2008

Online Gambling Zealot Republican Jim Leach Endorses Obama

ABC News is reporting that Iowa former Republican Representative Jim Leach has endorsed Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2008

iMEGA Founder Responds to Remote Gaming Association Comments

Mr. Hawkswood,

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2008

Remote Gaming Association Explains Why They Support HR 6663

HR 6663 or the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Clarification and Implementation Act of 2008 is purposed to clarify what constitutes what as legal and illegal under the UIGEA.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2008

Full Tilt Poker Payout Complaints Mount

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2008

Unibet Second Quarter Profits More Than Double

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Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2008

The Remote Gambling Association Likes Bill Targeting Sports Betting

What are they thinking?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/10/2008

Jaco Beach a Health Hazard to Those Who Swim in it

Jaco Beach, home to many a bookmaker and sports book operator residing in Costa Rica - not to mention one of that nation's favorite getaways - has now been deemed a "health risk".

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2008

UK Alone Could Bet £25m on Beijing Olympics

Corruption, gambling syndicates and perhaps some "fixes" were all part of the worries that coincided with a report citing the United Kingdom alone could be responsible for some £25m bet

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Aug/09/2008

Former University of Toledo Player Admits to Point Shaving

It appears that a former college basketball player at the University of Toledo might have conceded guilt and is cooperating with investigators after being indicted on federal charges related to poi

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2008

Steve Wynn Attacked by Hookers at His Strip Resort

Casino mogul Steve Wynn was reportedly attacked by two sister hookers this week at his strip hotel in Las Vegas.

Reports had Sarah Cournede approaching Wynn and soliciting him for sex, which he refused. He did, however, allegedly confuse her with someone else - a girl named "Jamie" or perhaps a guy named "Jamie".All he kept saying was Jamie, Jamie, Jamie, like screaming Jamie.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2008

Snoop Dogg Tied into BetonSports Bookie Mobile Defendants

Three individuals who plead guilty to federal charges in a US online gambling case against BetonSports.com, once promoted a Miami Snoop Dogg poker charity never could quite get off the ground....or

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/08/2008

Cryptologic Reports Modest Revenue Growth for Second Quarter

CryptoLogic Limited, an Internet gaming software, today reported its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2008, posting modest revenue growth over the same period a year ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2008

Deutsche Bank AG Forecloses on $3.5 bil Las Vegas Casino

The $3.5 billion Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino in Las Vegas has come to stand for everything that could possibly go wrong with today's mortgage crisis.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/07/2008

Lawmakers urge US stop action vs EU gambling firms

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers have urged the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2008

Three Plead Guilty in BetonSports Case

Three Florida men pleaded guilty in federal court in St. Louis Wednesday to online gambling-related charges, marking a first in attempts to shut down online gambling, prosecutors said.

The three are the first individuals to plead guilty in the case involving BetOnSports, which was once one of the largest online gambling companies in the world, and the first convictions of a "non-gambling entity" like an advertising or marketing company for a gambling-related crime, Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Holtshouser said.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2008

Ladbrokes Prepared to Accept US Poker Bets Says Managing Director

England's largest bookmaker, Ladbrokes, is said to be considering accepting US poker bets in a move sure to rattle the industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2008

Largest Identity Theft Ring Bust Recalls Patrick Kalonji Online Gambling Arrest

The largest identity theft ring in US history has been broken up a little over a month after Patrick Kalonji was arrested for stealing over 150 identities from online gambling websites.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2008

Breaking News

This is How Media Companies Will be Transformed Into Sportsbooks

This is How Media Companies Will be Transformed Into Sportsbooks

Recode has spoken to a number of experts who offer a glimpse into the future of sports betting in the United States and how media giants hope to get a piece of the pie.  Drudge featured the link to this article prominently atop their page Friday afternoon.

Sinclair TV, MY LVTV and VSIN Partner for Sports Betting Broadcast Television Deal

Sinclair TV, MY LVTV and VSIN Partner for Sports Betting Broadcast Television Deal

LAS VEGAS  Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI) and VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network), the first network dedicated exclusively to sports gambling, today announced a partnership that will bring sports betting content to broadcast television viewers in Nevada.  

Ascend FS and SBC announce partnership ahead of Betting on Sports America

Ascend FS and SBC announce partnership ahead of Betting on Sports America

Ascend FS, the market leader in data-driven charitable fundraising solutions and sponsorship activation in the gaming sector, has been officially named a Supporting Partner for the largest sports betting trade conference in the United States – Betting on Sports America.