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Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/15/2010

Republican Congressman Explains Poker Tournaments

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -Republican Rick Barber is very up front with the fact that he advertised and allowed poker tournaments at the D

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2010

Obama Placed Beer Bet With Cameron

US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron will not be getting any beer, at least not as part of their World Cup bet against one another.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/13/2010

Robert Green Blunder Costs Punters £10million

Most of the money being bet in England on Saturday's World Cup matchup against the United States was being bet on England.  That seems to be a no-brainer.  The only question remaining following y

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/13/2010

Hong Kong World Cup Betting Ring Busted

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong police said Sunday they have arrested 25 people for running a gambling ring that took bets on World Cup matches worth more than 66 million Hong Kong dollars (8.5 million

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2010

Star City Casino Hot Bed for Aussie Casino Cheats

Down under in Australia, land of the convicts, seems some of those criminal tendencies keep coming to the surface at land based casinos and pubs. As the "Friendly Casino War" continues between James Packer owned Crown Casino in Melbourne and Star City in Sydney, its seems apparent that Sin City's Star have more of a cheating clientele, or at least that's what the official numbers are showing. Media Man and Gambling911 put on our private detective coats and load up the plastic handcuffs and batons with this special report.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/12/2010

Bookies Happy Over Robert Green Gaffe: England Draw

With most of the country probably backing England to win their World Cup match against the USA, British bookies could certainly breathe a sigh of relief for the England draw.  They may be the only

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2010

USA vs. England World Cup Betting Brisk

A review of the USA vs. England World Cup betting activity by Gambling911.com suggests brisk action coming in throughout the overnight and early morning hours.

With 23 million people expected to tune in across England alone, online bookmakers the likes of Sportsbetting.com are hoping for a bit of a mini Super Bowl Saturday.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/12/2010

Harrah’s Opposes New Jersey Legalized Online Gambling

Assembly Bill 817, which would permit "in-person wagering at casinos on results of professional sports events, subject to voter approval," was held until Thursday for a committee vote.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/11/2010

Stephany Flores Won Big In Casino Night Of Murder

Originally it had been reported that Stephany Flores only won a small amount at the Atlantic City Casino in Lima, Peru, where she met Dutchman Joran van der Sloot.  Now there are reports that Flor

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/10/2010

Tzvetkoff Played Santa While Company Crumbled

Jailed Australian online gambling processing mogul Daniel Tzvetkoff apparently spent large sums of money buying Christmas presents for the children of employees while his company crumbled all aroun

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/10/2010

Australian Casino Jewel Mildura: Christmas Is Coming

Down under in Australia, Mildura way in regional Victoria, the debate over a new casino development heats up. Media Ma and Gambling911 with the story...

Who will win? The casino "lovers" or the casino "haters"? Mildura is enjoying its own 'State Of Origin' type mini casino war, within its own country patch. It's not quite Crown Casino VS Sydney's Star City, but the passion and the size of the fight in the dogs is on the same level.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/10/2010

Somach to Discuss Weitzner Suicide on Top Radio Show

Gambling911.com reporter Tom Somach will be a special guest on KCAA radio in suburban Los Angeles, California, USA, on Thursday, June 10, 2010.

Somach, an expert on online gambling, will be a guest on the popular show "Sports Parade," hosted by Los Angeles sportscaster Fred Wallin, and will talk about the current state of online gambling in the USA, the suicide of gambling portal founder Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner  and other related subjects.

The show can be heard on KCAA, based in Loma Linda, California, at 1050 on the AM dial.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/10/2010

Las Vegas Sees Slightly More Visitors in April

LAS VEGAS - (Associated Press) - The tourism agency in charge of promoting Las Vegas says Sin City saw a small increase in visitors in April compared with the same month last year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2010

Brokerage Firm With Alleged Mob Ties Raided in NYC

A New York City brokerage firm with alleged gambling ties was raided on Wednesday with a number of arrests made.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2010

Problem Gambling in Genes

(Reuters Health) - Odds are good that if one of your parents is addicted to gambling, you might be too, a new study of Australian twins concludes.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2010

Harrah’s Builds Lobbying Effort For Online Gambling

Harrah's Entertainment knows the value in legalized online gambling and they so desperately want to be a part of it.  The Vegas-based casino company is

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/09/2010

Granny Goes On €2 Million Gambling Spree

Eileen Evis, 61, from Colaton Raleigh, Devon, was jailed in March last year for stealing £140,000 from building firm TAG in Sidmouth, the BBC reported Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2010

France Issues Eleven Online Betting Licenses

PARIS (Reuters) - Eleven companies have been licensed and registered by the French government to conduct online betting on sports and horse races, as well as poker, the local regulatory authority s

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2010

Some NJ Lawmakers Betting on the Internet

Blackjack, baccarat, craps and other casino games featured in Atlantic City could become available on the Internet.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/07/2010

Famed Pro Sports Bettor Lem Banker Gets Swindled

Lem Banker is considered one of the most famous sports betting touts in the world.  This weekend he claims that thieves made off with more than $3 million worth of coins, cash and jewelry from hi

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/07/2010

Gambling Giants Hold Macau Get-Together

Asia's leading gambling trade show and conference, Global Gaming Expo Asia, kicks off on Tuesday in Macau, the world's largest gambling center and the only place where casino gambling is legal in C

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2010

ECJ Out of Touch With Modern Consumer Says Right2Bet

RIGHT2BET has condemned yesterday's ECJ ruling in the Ladbrokes and Betfair cases against the Dutch Government and the country's monopoly operator, De Lotto.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2010

Internet Gambling: Indiana Attorney General Not On Board

Indiana's Attorney General is steadfastly opposed to Internet gambling becoming legalized in his state.  

Greg Zoeller announced on Friday that he opposes current federal bills that have reached Congress seeking to legalize Internet gambling, by licensing gaming operations under federal government control, Keith Loria of the Legal Newsline reports.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2010

Gambling911.com Trending for Saturday June 5, 2010

Jenny Woo here with the Gambling911.com Trending report for the past 48 hours.  I just wanted to advise everyone that we have added a new and fun feature to

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/05/2010

EU Court Says Countries Can Ban Online Gambling

(Reuters) - EU countries can ban online gambling if their aim is to combat fraud, Europe's highest court said on Thursday, dealing a blow to the multi-billion euro online betting industry seeking t

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/04/2010

Sportingbet Looks to Settle With US by Year’s End

BRITISH online gaming firm Sportingbet is hoping to agree a settlement with US authorities before the end of the year to protect it from the threat of prosecution, said chief executive Andrew McIve

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/04/2010

Gambling911.com Trending for Thursday June 3, 2010

Over the past 24 hours, the topic of most interest to Gambling911.com readers was the manhunt and subsequent captur

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/03/2010

World Cup 2010 Breeds Biggest Sports Bets in History

This years World Cup is shaping up to be the biggest gambling event in history. Media Man and Gambling911 check out the field with this special report...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/03/2010

Gambling and Porn Addiction Caused by Drug: Lawsuit

Readers, what's your vice or addiction? You may not necessarily have one, but countless research papers suggest many people are hooked on something...or super passionate about X...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/03/2010

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Election Odds Turn

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Thursday afternoon's Drudge Report headline read "Election Odds Turn".

Online and Land Based Gaming Industries Spotlighted at Digital Conference

Online and Land Based Gaming Industries Spotlighted at Digital Conference

The SBC Digital Summit North America virtual trade show is to deliver a comprehensive examination of the current status of and future opportunities in both the online and land based U.S. gambling industry. 

Biggest Thing to Happen to Online Poker Cash Games in Years as ACR Unveils Bomb Pots

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Beginning June 2020, Americas Cardroom is changing the face of online poker cash games.