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Bellagio Bandit May Have Robbed Suncoast Casino

The so-called Bellagio Bandit, Anthony Carleo, may be facing charges in connection with a robbery at the Suncoast Casino in Las Vegas. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/16/2011

Former NBA Star Charles Oakley Sues Over Alleged Beat Down at Aria Casino

Charles Oakley claims he was wrestled and punched by Aria Casino security, causing possible permanent disablement

Former New York Knicks All Star and current Charlotte Bobcats Assistant Coach Charles Oakley is suing the Aria Casino over an alleged “gang style beat down” he says he endured on that property.  The casino is owned by MGM Resorts International and located at the newly constructed City Center.

From the Associated Press:

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/15/2011

Online Poker Addictive, More Dangerous to College Students

Addiction specialist says “good riddance” to online poker

Submitted by Ace King on, May/15/2011

Galaxy Casino Opens in Macau: Price Tag $2 Billion

With a price tag of just $2 billion (that’s with a “b”), the extravagant Galaxy Casino opened in Macau, the world’s largest gambling Mecca.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/15/2011

For Las Vegas Sands, the House Edge is Geographical Diversity

The entire article from the Daily Finance can be read here

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2011

Facebook Casino Firm DoubleDown Interactive Reaches 1.2M

Submitted by Ace King on, May/15/2011

Strong Earthquakes Hits Online Gambling Hub of Costa Rica: Some Damage Reported

(Associated Press) SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) —A magnitude-6 earthquake shook the capital city of Costa Rica on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was felt strongly in San Jose but there were no immediate reports damage or injuries, said Juan de Dios Castillo, spokesman for Seismological and Volcanic Institute. He said there were reports of fallen objects but none of major damages to buildings.

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2011

Doyle Brunson Leaves DoylesRoom.com (a Gambling911.com Exclusive)

The legendary poker pro and dear friend of this website, Doyle Brunson, has left DoylesRoom.com, Gambling911.com can report exclusively.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, May/13/2011

PokerStars Returns More Than $100 Million to Players

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2011

Betsson Acquires BetSafe.com in €60m deal

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2011

Case Against Online Poker Sites Weak Says I. Nelson Rose

Noted gambling industry attorney I. Nelson Rose breaks down the case against three online poker rooms indicted on April 15:  PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and UB.com. 

Nelson made his assertions last week on Casino City.com.  It’s a most interesting read. 

Gambling911.com will break down Rose’s points in an easy-to-read format.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/12/2011

Lawsuit: Chuck E. Cheese “Operating Illegal Gambling Business”

The Chuck E. Cheese restaurant franchise is being sued for operating what one parent calls “illegal gambling businesses”. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/12/2011

Casino Execs to Make Pitch for Legalized Online Poker

WASHINGTON (AP) — With millions of people already playing online poker for money, the casino industry is urging Congress to step in and regulate the wagering.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/11/2011

64,000 Gambling Addicts in Austria

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/11/2011

Former Mets Clubhouse Manager to be Arrested

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/11/2011

Tunica Casinos May Not Open In Time For Memorial Day Weekend

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/10/2011

PokerStars US Affiliates Screwed

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2011

FIFA Members Accused of Seeking Bribes: One Wanted Knighthood

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/10/2011

Merge Poker US Players Up More Than 70 Percent

Submitted by Ace King on, May/10/2011

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