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Is Legalized Online Gambling?

Submitted by Payton on, May/08/2011

Somach: Did Poker Kill Bin Laden?

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/08/2011

Blanca Games Issues Statement re: Costa Rica Raids on Absolute Poker, Office

Blanca Games Inc. (“Blanca”), operator of online poker rooms Absolute Poker and UB, issued the following statement today:

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2011

Head of Employment Agency Threatens to Report to Feds

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/06/2011 Absolute Poker “Bankruptcy” Fears a bit Premature

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/05/2011

Breaking: Absolute Poker and UB to focus on Non-U.S Markets and Software Biz

Note:  This is the official statement released by, Absolute Poker and Blanca Games Inc. by their Public Relations Department directly to 

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2011

Was Bin Ladin Assassination Tied to Online Poker Clampdown?

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/03/2011

DoJ Oversight Hearing: Holder Doesn’t Know if Poker is Game of Skill

The House Judiciary Committee held a Department of Justice oversight hearing Tuesday morning with a short question related to whether poker is a game of skill or chance.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/03/2011

Macau Casino Revenue up 44.6 Percent

(Reuters) - Casino revenue in Macau, the world's biggest gaming market, rose 44.6 percent in April to 20.5 billion patacas ($2.56 billion).

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/03/2011

Tiger Woods May Have Been Down $250,000 in Las Vegas

Word on the street is that Tiger Woods returned to Las Vegas this past weekend and may have been down as much as $250,000 at Mandalay Bay.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/03/2011 Loses More Than Three Quarters of Its Online Poker Traffic

It’s been a hard fall for and Absolute Poker as the network has lost more than three quarters of its online poker traffic post-indictments. and Absolute Poker were caught up in an April 15 crackdown by US law enforcement along with PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.  Each were charged with money laundering and bank fraud.  The three sites also had their domain names seized by the US Justice Department.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/02/2011

Bin Laden Dead Odds to Pay Out

US President Barack Obama was to announce that Osama Bin Laden is dead Sunday night.

Betting exchanges and online gambling websites have offered odds on his capture or death for years with varying prices.   6 percent of those betting this contract at believed he would be captured or killed before year’s end. 

News organizations reported that the US had recovered the body of Bin Laden and conducted a DNA sample to prove the world’s biggest terrorist’s death. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/01/2011

Tunica Casinos Could Stay Closed for One Month

The recent flooding along the Mississippi River has resulted in a financial disaster for the Tunica casinos, which were forced to close over the weekend and may remain so for another month.

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has stated that the river reached flood stage in Tunica County Friday, however, the forecasted crest will not take place until May 12 at over 52 feet.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/30/2011

Full Tilt Poker Payouts to Begin Next Week

According to the popular website, Full Tilt Poker is to begin making payouts to US customer beginning some time next week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/29/2011

2011 iGaming Supershow: Pulls Out

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/29/2011

Another Man Arrested in Connection with Online Poker Crackdown

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Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2011 Offers UK Tote for Asian Customer Base

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2011

Breaking News

Stock Futures Slip: Bookmaker Offers Over, Under on 25300

Stock Futures Slip: Bookmaker Offers Over, Under on 25300

U.S. stock futures fell on Sunday night amidst civil unrest across the United States.

Former Police Chief Val Demings Second Shortest Odds in Veep Stakes

Former Police Chief Val Demings Second Shortest Odds in Veep Stakes

Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings is fast becoming one of the favorites to join the ticket along side the presumed Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Poker World Reacts to US Civil Unrest

Poker World Reacts to US Civil Unrest

It's the worst civil unrest in the US since 1968 and poker players have been offering their varying perspectives.