Gambling News

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

Syria Reform….On The Gambling Front: First Casino to Open in Four Decades

While the headlines in the Arab world have focused on reform, protest and turmoil, Syria has at least taken one step forward…on the gambling front.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/01/2011

Gambling Domain Names No Longer a Hot Commodity It Seems

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/01/2011

Gambling With Australian Federal Police; Legal Eagles Ready

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/01/2011

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Wires Tough to Process

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2011

Nevada Casinos Lose $3.4 Billion This Past Year

LAS VEGAS — (Associated Press) - Nevada gambling regulators say the state's largest casinos lost $3.4 billion during the fiscal year that ended last June 30.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2011

What Will Happen Next to Hosni Mubarak? Oddsmakers Chime In

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/30/2011

Australia Zoo Viva Crocodile Las Vegas Back On

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jan/30/2011

Breaking News

Doyle Brunson Survives 4th Cancer Scare

Doyle Brunson Survives 4th Cancer Scare

87-year-old poker pro Doyle Brunson confirmed Friday night he had successfully made it through his surgery for melanoma.

GGPoker Makes Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian Its New Ambassador

GGPoker Makes Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian Its New Ambassador

Upstart online poker room GGPoker made waves Friday after announcing Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian as its new pro poke representative.

Slots Strategy: Math or Luck?

Slots Strategy: Math or Luck?

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