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Barney Frank: Odds of Healthcare Reform Passing

Front and center of healthcare reform is none other than House Financial Services Chairman, Democrat Barney Frank.  Congressman Frank also happens to be an advocate for legalizing online gambling.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2009

Wayne Root: The Big Obama Healthcare Lie

Gambling911.com special contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, claims among other things that Obama saying healthcare won't add to our budget defici

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Sep/10/2009

Delaware Casinos Invested Big in Sports Betting

By MAUREEN MILFORD

The News Journal

To Patti Key, the chief executive of Harrington Raceway and Casino, the show must go on.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2009

Planet Hollywood Poker Scam Nets Four Supervisors

Mary Manning, Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2009

Jenny Woo Involved in Car Crash

Gambling911.com Senior International Correspondent, Jenny Woo, was involved in a car accident late Wednesday night while driving on I-95 in South Florida.  Her car smashed into a median and spun o

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2009

Founder of Miami Dolphins Joins Vegas Insider Team

Tim Robbie literally grew up around pro football.  From the age of 11, when his father, Joe Robbie, founded the Miami Dolphins in 1966, Tim worked in many different capacities wit

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2009

Ex Mob Boss Acquitted of Gambling Charges

Former New England Mafia captain Vincent "Vinny'' Ferrara said he didn't commit a crime when he borrowed money from a longtime friend who was under investigation for illegal gambling.

And yesterday, a judge agreed. After a half-day, jury-waived trial in Norfolk Superior Court, Judge Kenneth Fishman found 60-year-old Ferrara not guilty of a single charge of conspiring to use a telephone for gambling persons.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2009

Smart-Live Issues Statement Regarding Affiliate Matter

In case you missed it on Tuesday, the folks from Smart-Live's online gambling affiliate program addressed concerns over the recent "suspension" of said program here at Gambling911.com. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2009

Sid Rosenberg Talks NFL and Betting With Jenny Woo

I had the opportunity to sit down with a guy that a lot of you may know.  Sid Rosenberg has been a true icon on radio and TV stirring things up on shows like Imus in the Morning, WFAN radio in New

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/08/2009

Delaware to Offer Three Types of Parlay Bets

By CRIS BARRISH

The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2009

Online Sportsbooks Have Edge Over Vegas

Here's one advantage the offshore books have over those on the Strip: They can post odds on anything they want to.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2009

Ocean’s Producer Claims Assistant Threatened Him With Gun

TMZ.com is reporting that legendary movie producer Jerry Weintraub has claimed that his "gun-toting assistant" threatened his life.  Weintraub is the man behind Las Vegas set Ocean's fil

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Sep/08/2009

Mum Used Children’s Inheritance for Gambling

A CANBERRA mother has denied she stole more than $500,000 of her children's inheritance and lost most of it playing the pokies.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2009

Online Gambling Bank to Shut Down?

eGaming Review Magazine is reporting that Ivobank, which deals exclusively with the online gambling sector in Europe, has begun refusing new customers amid

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2009

Packer May Target U.S. Casino Assets, Citigroup Says

Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Australian billionaire James Packer may seek new U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2009

Luck Runs Out on Vegas Boom

Michael A. Hiltzik and Ashley Powers, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2009

Bwin Shares Rise With Move Into Italy

VIENNA, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Austrian Internet betting and gambling operator bwin's plans to raise its market share in the Italian online poker market with an acquisition was cheered by analysts and

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2009

College Football Betting: Bookies Make Out Like Bandits

In what was arguably the best showing for online bookmakers and the Vegas shops of any College Football season opener, the public lost nearly every game this past weekend.   The carnage was enoug

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2009

Ashcroft: Online Gambling Enemy Number One

There was a time early on in the Bush Administration when Attorney General John Ashcroft was considered among the biggest enemies of online gambling.  Many believe it was he who got the ball rolli

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2009

Sports Betting and the NFL: Delaware Gets Some Action

The state of Delaware has boldly decided to begin offering sports betting in the form of NFL wagering.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/04/2009

Kentucky Supreme Court: iMEGA Oral Argument

The Supreme Court has set oral argument in the commonwealth of Kentucky v. IMEGA et al for 11 a.m.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/04/2009

William Hill Joint Venture Back on Track

By Roger Blitz, Financial Times of London

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2009

Cereus Poker Network Holds Off Competition

The Cereus Poker Network, which includes UltimateBet.com and Absolute Poker, clings on for dear life to the num

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2009

Playtech posts 33% rise in H1 EBITDA

LONDON (SHARECAST) - Online gaming technology developer Playtech reported a 33% increase in half year EBITDA as it increases its dividend for the period by 17%.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2009

Macau Gambling Revenues Hit Record

(Reuters) - Shares of Macau casino operators rose on Thursday on reports gambling revenues in Macau rose to a new high in August, signalling a faster-than-expected recovery in the world's largest g

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2009

Indicted Billionaire Allen Stanford Owes in Gambling Debts

Online gambling websites the world over breathed a sigh of relief upon learning that billionaire Allen Stanford's bank in Antigua had been shut down.  That's because none of them had any money the

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2009

Delaware Sports Betting Conflict? Judges From NJ, PA

Following news this past week that an appeals court had found that Delaware sports betting violates current federal law, questions now focus on two of the judges who helped render the decisions. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2009

US Open Officials Ban Twitter

That's right, the popular social medium Twitter has been banned by the US Open, which cites that Tweets translates into Cheats.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/02/2009

iMEGA Response to UIGEA Decision

The US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) of 2006, rejecting arguments that the law was vague and intruded on individual privacy rights.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2009

Update on S 1597 Bill for Legalizing Online Poker

In August, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced S 1597, the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act. Menendez's measure calls for the licensing and regulation of internet games of skill like online poker in an effort that is narrower than Congressman Barney Frank's (D-MA) HR 2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act. The bill includes provisions to address problem gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2009

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