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Mediacom Grabs £10million Sportingbet Ad Account

And the winner is....Mediacom.  The media buyer has been tasked with handling media for the company's website brands such as

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/09/2008

Christmas Shopping? Open An Online Casino Account Instead

Why deal with the malls, UPS delivery men who make you wait all hours of the day at your home and never show, or that annoying old St.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/09/2008

Jenny Woo Interviews Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey

The other day I had the pleasure of speaking with former Congressman Dick Armey.  As we spoke, Jenny realized that not all politicians are up tight and boring.  He's a man with an awesome sense o

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/08/2008

2008 – 2009 College Bowl Season Betting Promises Economic Relief

For online sportsbooks, the 2008 - 2009 bowl season will help boost gambling revenues at a time when the economy continues to struggle. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/08/2008

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey Has Ass Named Jenny Woo

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, this weekend had an opportunity to sit down with former Republican House majority leader, Dick Armey.  The two discussed "freedom of the Inter

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2008

Online Gambling Site Reports on Bratz Dolls?

The soon-to-be extinct Bratz dolls, some of whom look like "retired" Bodog founder Calvin Ayre's hookers, have made their way onto the Bodog Beat website.

The Bratz dolls posting appears on Bodog Beat, a BodogLife.com associated web blog that encourages readers to join the online gambling and poker site.  A "Sign In To Bodog" button takes readers directly to a signup page for the Bodog site.

"Why would they have an entry for Bratz dolls?" questioned one industry observer.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/07/2008

Man Indicted in Gambling Bust Faces Charges in Baby Beating

A Philadelphia man has been charged with violently beating his infant son. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2008

Bodog Poker Beat Out by DoylesRoom, Pacific

Doylesroom.com, which is currently offering a 110 percent cash bonus up to $550, continues to climb the online poker charts. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/05/2008

Not Woo! Gambling911 Reporter Denies WSOP Final 9 Fling

Contrary to reports on WickedChopsPoker.com Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, has denied she bedded one of the 2008 World Series of Pok

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2008

Kahnawake Mohawks Seeing Red Over 60 Minutes Report

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC), a regulatory agency made up of Canadian Indians that oversees online gambling operations run by the Kahnawake tribe, was not too happy about the report on Ame

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/05/2008

Cantor Gaming: More Mysteries Abound

Another chapter in the successful yet tragic story of Cantor Fitzgerald closed last week. Or did it?

Cantor Gaming, a well known name in the online gambling realm, recently notified its users that it is determined to cease ‘providing services to retail customers' which turned with closing Cantor Casino.com and Red Lounge Casino.com while Cantor-Poker.com remains operating.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/04/2008

Korean Baseball Players Were Gambling Online

The latest sport to become embroiled in an online gambling scandal?  Baseball.

But it's not Major League Baseball in the US. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/04/2008

Mob Mentality as Poker Community Wants Blood

A 60 Minutes segment on an "insider poker cheating scandal" ended with one of the folks who uncovered the scam suggesting that the same thing may be happening at other online poker rooms.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2008

Online Gambling Cheaper Than Going Out to The Pub

One of the reasons online gambling is not witnessing much of a decline during this troubling economic downturn: It is an entertainment which can be a lot cheaper than going out to a restaurant or t

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/04/2008

The Rome Casino: Where Boys Come to Play and Get Beaten

Gambling911.com's favorite Cuban transgender reporter, Sparky Collins, is about as all Cuban as he is all man.  Grampa Collins it turns out was 100 percent Italian.  So what better online casino

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2008

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet to Comply With Kentucky State Order

Poker players looking to access their AbsolutePoker.com and UltimateBet.com accounts from the state of Kentucky

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/03/2008

Was Grudge at Center of Poker Tournament Raid?

The Casino Affiliate Program - better known as CAP - is said to take in hundreds of thousands of dollars through affiliate casin

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/03/2008

Jenny Woo is Dating a World Series of Poker Finalist

The entire poker community is abuzz that Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, has been seen with one of the 9 2008 World Series of Poker finalists around Miami Beach, sipping Mohitos in

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/03/2008

Mumbai Massacre Means End to Cricket Betting

Cricket events between Pakistan and India have been cancelled following the events that unraveled in Mumbai last week.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Dec/02/2008

Obama Good For The Internet? Some Have Their Doubts

The Barack Obama administration has outlined some of its policies following January's inauguation at Change.gov That site offers a pledge to protect the Internet from censorship and government inte

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

Online gambling a sure bet for Ottawa's coffers

There was a terrific piece on 60 Minutes Sunday, in conjunction with an investigation by the Washington Post, examining cheating in the world of online poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/02/2008

Internet Gambling Stays Low Among Youth Ages 14 to 22

A study conducted by the National Annenberg Survey of Youth has found that card playing for money on the Internet has remained at the same

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

Do Online Gamblers Really Have to Pay?

In today's world of Internet gambling there is more uncertainty than ever.  Can U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/02/2008

Did 60 Minutes Story Help Absolute Poker, Online Poker Rooms?

Maybe websites like Gambling911.com are all too caught up in the online poker scene to really understand the true impact of Sunday evening's 60 Minutes segment pertaining to the much talked about A

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

US Open Stopped Online Gambling By Web Filtering

Few sports over the last year have been rocked harder by "gambling" controversies than tennis.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2008

Poker Cheating Scandal Raises Questions Regarding Big Name Pros

In a very well written report from our friends at AintLuck.com, the spotlight shines on today's big name poker pros - specifically Phil Ivey.

The question:  Is it a conflict of interest for a part-owner in an online poker room the likes of Full Tilt Poker to rack up over $8 million in cash games over an 18 month span there?

AintLuck attempts to answer that question.

 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2008

CBS Was Once Involved In Online Gambling

The following is an editorial piece related to this past weekend's 60 Minutes segment on an Internet poker cheating scandal.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2008

Poker Community Reacts to 60 Minutes Story

The folks at Two Plus Two, a popular posting forum community covering the game of poker, offered their reaction to the 60 Minutes piece that aired Sunday ni

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2008

Week 13 NFL Games Put Smile On Bookies Faces

The online bookies made out great on Sunday during Week 13 of the 2008 NFL season.  The books won with both Cleveland cover a 4 ½ point line by a half point and a Buffalo home loss early on in th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/30/2008

Poker Cheaters Story Airs on 60 Minutes

The much anticipated poker cheaters story aired Sunday night on the most watched news magazine, 60 Minutes.  The story was heavily promoted throughout Sunday's NFL games including two marquee late

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/30/2008

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.