Gambling News

Poker Pro Lacy Jones Mom Knocked Out: Daniel Negreanu Busts Grandpa

Poker pros are Twittering and Gambling911.com follows them religiously to see what our favorites are up to each and every day.  Be sure to follow our o

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/18/2009

Woolworths Biggest Pokie Barron in Australia

WOOLWORTHS is the target of a new anti-pokies campaign following revelations the supermarket chain is Australia's biggest pokie baron, owning 11,000 machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2009

Recession Casualty: Elvis Evicted From Las Vegas

The recession is hitting many people and places hard.  Las Vegas is among the hardest hit and this week came the shocking news that Elvis Presley (a Vegas icon for years) is now being evicted.

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, a group of investors who had planned on creating a $475 million Elvis Presley-themed resort on the Strip could be forced to sell the property.  The reason: 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/17/2009

Poker Pro Doyle Brunson Debuts Twitter Page: Already 86 Followers

Watch out CNN.  Poker pro Doyle Brunson, the Texas Dolly, has finally debuted his Twitter page and within only a 24 hour period, Doyle already had 86 foll

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

CNN the Favorite to Reach One Million Twitter Users First

As the battle to be the first Twitter user to reach 1 million followers, Bookmaker.com, a leading online gaming site issued the

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

US Appeals Court Action Set for July on Internet Gambling Law

In a letter to counsel for both parties, Marcia M. Waldron, clerk for the appeals court, wrote that iMEGA v.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/16/2009

Buenos Aires Judge Orders 888.com Shut Off

A Buenos Aires judge has ordered the 888.com website to be made inaccessible to city residents because it violates local gambling laws.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

Microgaming Online Poker Network Dukes It Out With Cereus

As Cereus brand, UltimateBet, has its spokesperson, Annie Duke, duke it out with comedian Joan Rivers on this season's Celebrity Apprentice, there is another fight transpiring.  It's the fight for

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

Poker Players Are Tax Evaders Implies Rivers

The very charitable Annie Duke has blasted her fellow Celebrity Apprentice colleague, Joan Rivers, on Twitter.  The popular poker pro learned that Ms.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

Antigua Tightens Regulations on Internet Gambling

The Directorate of Gaming, a branch of the Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FSRC) has announced that regulations for the online gaming industry in Antigua and Barbuda have been tightened-u

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

Poker Pro Patrik Antonius Up Over $4 Million in 2009

Currently the first player to take on Durrrr in the million dollar challenge, Patrik Antonius has sho

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

James Packer Sells Family’s Long Term Investment

The Packer family's 26-year involvement in Australia's cattle industry has ended with the finalisation of the sale of its stake in Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC).

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

Asteroid Apophis Odds of Hitting Earth Same as Shingo Katayama
Golf Win

Asteroid Apophis is slated to come dangerously close to the planet Earth come April 13, 2029.  But before we all get too freaked out, scientists have given the odds of this 25-story building sized

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/15/2009

Business Groups Back Indian Gambling Deal in Florida

Two Florida business groups have come out in favor of the deal Gov.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/15/2009

Harrah’s Will Not Utilize Online Poker Software From US-Facing Firms

Harrah's, the Las Vegas casino giant, is looking to get into the online poker market.   Sources close to the situation tell Gambling911.com that Harrah's will not be accepting bets from those ind

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2009

Washington State Forces PRWeb to Stop Taking Online Gambling Clients

Based in Washington State, PRWeb.com, has been ordered to stop promoting online gambling through its press release service this week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2009

Allen Iverson Banned From Detroit Casino

"Your money is no longer good here"

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/14/2009

Frank Costigan Dies: James Packer Dad Never Forgave Him

Australia's casino magnate, James Packer, has been all over the news of late.  In the U.S. he's been tied to a potential investment in financially troubled Las Vegas. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2009

Two Men Charged in Australian Casino Brawl

Two men and a woman linked to the Rebels outlaw bikie gang have been charged over a brawl at a Sydney casino, police say.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/14/2009

First Dog Bo Pays Out Zilch

Forget the fact that President Obama decided on adopting a "non shelter" dog.  Gamblers were more interested in the name bestowed upon the new First Dog.  Unfortunately for these gamble

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2009

Alameda, California Scene of Yet Another Gambling Debt Murder

It was only last year that professional poker player, Ernest Scherer Jr., 60, and his wife, Charlene Abendroth, 57, were found brutally slain in their Pleasanton, California home.  The couple were

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2009

The Best of Tuesday’s Poker Twitters (or Tweets)

Twitter is all the rage these days and quite a few of your favorite poker pros are Tweeting (or as Annie Duke might say, "Doing Twat").  Gamb

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/14/2009

Legal Net Betting May Have To Wait

Howard Stutz, Inside Gaming  www.lvrj.com  

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2009

Sportingbet Founder Mark Blanford Wins Again With Mobile Gambling

He founded one of the most successful online gambling sites,

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/13/2009

Bank Sues Crown Casino

The Bendigo and Adelaide Bank claims Crown ignored the fact the pokies addict could not afford to put millions of dollars into the machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2009

PartyGaming Former Executive Mitch Garber Joins Harrah’s

Harrah's, which owns the World Series of Poker, has just brought former PartyGaming CEO Mitch Garber on board to head a new company that will handle its online operations.  The move has fueled spe

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2009

Jenny Woo Back From Amsterdam Part II

Hey ya'll!  I'm back from Amsterdam and got some much needed rest in Jenny's bed - two weeks worth lol.  I have to say that it was all worth it because I got to hang out with some old friends, in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/12/2009

Recession Has Little Impact On 2009 US Masters Betting

As with the Super Bowl, Oscars and NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, traffic results from Gambling911.com once again indicate that a major sporting event has shattered all betting records.  This t

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2009

Sydney Casino Brawl Results in 20 Arrests

Police were called to Star City at Pyrmont early this morning after reports of a fight between two groups.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/11/2009

PokerRoom.com and CasinoRoom.com Shut Their Doors

A 10-year old online poker and casino venture is going out of business.  Part of the OnGame Network, PokerRoom.com first opened its doors in 1999.  The company notified customers and affiliate pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2009

Breaking News

Poker Pro Accused of Collusion, Sportsbook Inks DC Deal

Poker Pro Accused of Collusion, Sportsbook Inks DC Deal

Just days after another popular poker pro was accused of cheating, news broke that Anton Wigg is claiming Mikita Badziakouski of Colluding in the $10K WSOP Circuit Event.

North Korea Accused of Cyber Attacks on Crypto Exchanges

The Justice Department has accused a network of North Korean and Chinese citizens of secretly advancing North Korea’s nuclear weapons program by channeling at least $2.5 billion in illicit payments through hundreds of front companies.

Is Draftkings Sportsbook Legal From Louisiana?

Is Draftkings Sportsbook Legal From Louisiana?

Draftkings does not accept customers from the great state of Louisiana.  A number of other top online sportsbooks are accessible from the state, including Jazz Sports, which is offering a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000.