Gambling News

Casino Jack Gets Mixed Reviews

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Dec/20/2010

Ladbrokes Looking To Buy 888.com

After a failed attempt to acquire mega online casino company 888.com four years ago, The United Kingdom’s biggest bookmaker, Ladbrokes, is trying once more.

It was revealed Sunday night that Ladbrokes is offering around £240m or 70p a share.  That is nearly half of what they offered four years back but the industry is in constant flux and online casinos in particular have been battered by the current economic crisis. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/19/2010

Nevada In The Toilet

The unemployment rate in the casino rich state of Nevada has now hit 14.3 percent and things do not seem to be getting much better. The percentage rose from 14.1 in October. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/19/2010

Australian Gambling Sports Betting Ads, Promos Cop Heat

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Dec/19/2010

Bellagio Chip Bandit Struck Vegas Suncoast Casino One Week Earlier

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/18/2010

Tingle: Australia Gambling On Biometrics

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Dec/17/2010

William Hill Shutting Stores, Paddy Power Big Hiring Plans

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/17/2010

No Jailtime For PartyGaming Co-Founder Anurag Dikshit

The co-founder of PartyGaming and one of India’s richest men, Anurag Dikshit, will not have to face jail time after settling with the US government.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/17/2010

BetonSports Number 3 Cuts Deal With US Government

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2010

Bellagio Security Worried Over Possible Shootout in Casino

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/16/2010

Omnibus Spending Bill Dead In The Water Like Internet Poker Bill

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/16/2010

New Jersey Likely To Advance Internet Gambling

TRENTON — (Associated Press) - Bills to allow Internet gambling and help subsidize race horse breeders are expected to advance in the New Jersey Legislature.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/16/2010

Australian Casino Wars: Crown Casino VS Star City

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Dec/16/2010

ESPN: Harry Reid’s Internet Poker Bill Dead In The Water

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2010

Bellagio Poker Chip Bandit Probably Won’t See A Dime

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/15/2010

German States Want to Keep Gambling Monopoly

By Hans-Edzard Busemann

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2010

Australian Casino and Entertainment News – December 16, 2010

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Dec/15/2010

What Does The Bellagio Chips Thief Intend To Do With His Stash?

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/15/2010

Republican Ron Paul Does Not Rule Out 2012 US Presidential Run

An advocate for legalized online gambling in the United States told CNN Tuesday night he has not yet ruled out running once again for President in 2012.

Paul ran a successful Internet-based grass roots campaign in 2008.  Since that time, the Texas Congressman has gained substantial support from the Tea Party.  His son, Rand Paul, was elected as Senator for the state of Kentucky.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/14/2010

Police: Las Vegas Casino Chip Heist May Total $2M

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2010

EU Launches Probe Into Denmark Tax

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2010

Betfair Shares Plummet 22 Percent Post-IPO

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/14/2010

Australian Pokie Players To Be Fingerprinted!

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Dec/14/2010

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How Do I Register With an Illinois Online Sportsbook?

How Do I Register With an Illinois Online Sportsbook?

Illinois is about to begin offering legalized sports betting with in-state licensed wagering sites.  One will be able to place bets via their mobile devices.  There is one catch, however.  In-person registration is required.  Experts believe this will steer folks to offshore sportsbooks, which already cater to Illinois residents and offer top bonuses.

Tribal Casino Sports Betting Bill Advances in WA Legislature

Tribal Casino Sports Betting Bill Advances in WA Legislature

A bill to allow Washington tribal casinos to offer betting on sports events is moving forward in the Legislature.