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Playtech Gains After Report of Talks With Ladbrokes

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2011

New Jersey Loses Out On $87.5 Million

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2011

$87.5 Million Bet On This Year’s Super Bowl in Las Vegas

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/08/2011

Australian Gambling And Politics: Fun And Games

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/08/2011

Bellagio Chip Bandit a Real “Bozo”: Appears in Court

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/08/2011

Some Vegas Sportsbooks Saved by Last Minute Steelers Surge

Some Las Vegas sportsbooks like The M, The Venetian, Hard Rock and Tropicana made out well this Super Bowl. 

“We took a ton of Steeler moneyline bets,” Sportsbook Director Mike Colbert told the Las Vegas Sun. “I expected Steeler money to come in today and it did. It was a lot more than I expected. We really tried to balance the book, but it just so happened that the Packers were much better for us.”

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2011

Steve Wynn Macau Junket Spooks Investors

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/07/2011

888 Holdings Q4 Revenues Beat Expectations

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/07/2011

Seductress Facing Up to 20 Years in Prison for Casino Cheating Scam

The ring leader of a casino cheating group out of Southern California is facing up to 20 years behind bars.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/06/2011

America’s Most Dumbest: Bellagio Chip Bandit’s Downfall

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/05/2011

Suspected Bellagio Bandit Prescribed 500 Max Strength Oxycontin Pills in Just 4 Months

Authorities claim that the alleged Bellagio chip bandit was prescribed a whopping 500 maximum strength Oxycontin pills in a period of just 4 months.

Anthony Carleo has been charged with a brazen robbery of the Bellagio Casino on December 4 whereby he entered the establishment during the early morning hours dressed in a motorcycle outfit and helmet to conceal his face.  $1.5 million in chips was taken from a craps table in a matter of approximately 3 minutes. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/04/2011

Another Parkinson Drug Tied to Gambling Addiction, Risky Sexual Behavior

Yet another individual has filed a lawsuit against a Parkinson drug manufacturer, saying it caused him to become an addictive gambler.

Morton Wylie, a 72-year-old former police officer from the United Kingdom, agreed to take a guinea pig drug called Rotigotine in an effort to cure his Parkinson’s Disease.  Instead, he became a compulsive gambler who lost his family’s savings.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/04/2011

John Stossel: Get The Busybodies Out of Sports

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/03/2011

Alleged Bellagio Chip Bandit Unmasked: We Have His Booking Photo

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2011

John Stossel: Spending The Super Bowl in Handcuffs

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/03/2011

Judge’s Son Arrested in Brazen Bellagio Casino Chips Robbery

The son of a Las Vegas municipal judge was arrested during the overnight hours Wednesday in connection with the December's $1.5 million Bellagio casino heist.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2011

Syracuse Point-Shaving Rumor BS: Poster Heard it in a Bar Over Drinks

There was extensive discussion and tweeting about the alleged Syracuse Orange point-shaving rumor involving three players over the past 48 hours. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/02/2011

Joe Francis - Indicted Over Alleged $2M Gambling Debt

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/02/2011

Murder, Extortion, Gambling, Drug Dealing Detailed in Mob Indictments

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/02/2011

No Syracuse Point Shaving Scandal School Blog Claims

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/02/2011

Sumo Wrestlers Caught Up In Cell Phone Text-Fixing Gambling Sting

Japanese authorities report finding text messages on junior-grade Sumo Wrestlers cell phones suggesting they were fixing fights for gambling purposes. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/02/2011

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