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Va. Gambler Pleads Guilty to $400K Fraud Scheme

LYNCHBURG, VA. (Associated Press) - A Lynchburg man has pleaded guilty to charges related to a Ponzi scheme that prosecutors say cost about 19 investors a total of more than $400,000.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

Poker Invading England

Poker is officially invading England. Over the course of the next 6 weeks, the World Series of Poker Europe is set to kick off as well as PokerStars' EPT-London event In addition to those enormously anticipated events, another prestigious tournament will be taking place as well as the first-ever English Poker Open will be held.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

Readers Fired Up Over Root, Negreanu Racism Allegations

Gambling911.com readers are all fired up over recent articles appearing on the website related to former Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Root, and poker pro, Daniel Negreanu.  Both

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

Black: Daniel Negreanu Probably Not Racist

Gambling911.com's Tyrone Black has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Daniel Negreanu's comments about Black Entertainment Television (BET) and the

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/12/2009

Face The Ace Fails Community Standards Test

NBC's prime time Saturday poker show, Face The Ace, had only 1.46 viewers in its second showing.  Things could have been worse as the program apparently didn't lose many viewers (debuting with 1.5

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2009

Australian Casino Employees Try To Cover Up Scam

JUPITERS Casino bosses tried to cover up a $5.7m fraud at the venue and white-anted police investigations into the seven-year scam, a court heard.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2009

PPA Supports Appeal to Colorado Supreme Court

Washington, DC (August 12, 2009) -The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide and more than 13,000 i

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2009

Online Gambling Affiliate News Wednesday August 12, 2009

Nordic Gaming Group Ltd., one of Europe's fastest growing online gaming companies, proudly announces that it has chosen the award-winning Income Access affiliate marketing software to power its soo

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2009

Electronic Media, Blogs Big Win With Court Ruling

The Honorable Judge Laura Taylor Swain handed down her decision in the New York Circuit Court Tuesday declaring that the US Government was not entitled to withhold information from electronic media news sites related to sealed indictments.  Her ruling is significant for all online media outlets whether it be the Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, Perez Hilton or TMZ.com.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/12/2009

Tom McEvoy Interview With Woo

I had the chance to sit down with a man that some consider a legend in the game of poker.  Tom McEvoy's start in poker happened shortly after guys like Doyle Brunson and "Amarillo Slim"

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/11/2009

Online Poker: Court Could Rule to Remove Some Redactions

Following a landmark decision in the New York Circuit Court on Tuesday granting Costigan Media's Motion to Intervene and have seizure warrants unsealed related to actions taken against online poker

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2009

Online Poker Warrants to be Unsealed

Costigan Media, the parent company of Gambling911.com, has won its case to h

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/11/2009

Trump Casinos Post $443 Million Loss

Donald Wittkowski, Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY - Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc., currently in the midst of an ownership fight between Donald Trump and corporate bondholders, fell to a huge loss in the second quarter, reflecting the lower value of two of its three casinos.

The company reported a net loss of $443.1 million, or $13.97 per share, compared to a net loss of $29.8 million, or 94 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2009

Full Tilt Poker Room Historic Customer Numbers

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/11/2009

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu a Racist?

Professional poker player Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu is a genius when it comes to playing poker.

But when it comes to coherent social commentary, not so genius.

Writing on his blog this month at website Full Contact Poker (www.fullcontactpoker.com), Negreanu made some outrageous comments about the sensitive subject of race, comments that would have created a firestorm if Negreanu had any relevance outside the poker world but which have been generally ignored because he is, after all, just a poker player.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/11/2009

Online Poker: Ring Game Traffic Increases

Online poker ring game traffic was up 4 percent this week, according to PokerSiteScout.com, a site that measures real cash poker players at each room in

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/10/2009

Hard Rock Hotel, Atlantic City Casinos Continue to Hurt

The recession is still taking its toll on the casino industry.  Atlantic City in particular is getting decimated. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/10/2009

Pro Leagues Want Quick Ruling on Delaware Betting

DOVER, Del.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2009

Unibet Reports Strong Growth in Live Betting

Unibet, the Swedish online gambling firm, has reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2009.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2009

Online Poker: Matt Adz124 Marafioti Making Waves

He's a consistent winner of high-stakes online poker games who has won $650k in online tournaments and millions in cash games.  His name is Matt ‘Adz124' Marafioti, a Canadian poker player often

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/10/2009

What Does Illness of Stanley Ho Mean to Macau?

HONG KONG, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Veteran 87-year-old Macau gaming tycoon Stanley Ho is in intensive care after undergoing brain surgery to remove a blood clot, raising questions over the succession of

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2009

Past Threats Against Murdered Poker Portal Founder’s Life

Poker bloggers have claimed that there were threats against PokerListings.com founder Andreas Oscarsson's life prior to his shock murder in Sweden last week, according to a

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/10/2009

Online Gambling Casino Affiliates Will Keep Getting Screwed

Gambling911.com reported back in June regarding so-called online gambling regulatory body eCogra en

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/10/2009

Eric Buchman Interview With Jenny Woo

Continuing my run with the WSOP Final 9 players - I had the chance to interview Eric Buchman.  This New Yorker will be playing at the WSOP final table in November with 34.8 million in chips - 2

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/10/2009

Face The Ace is a Flop: Time to Face Reality

Face The Ace, the first ever prime time poker show, may have had some potential.  It just will never be realized.  The show is a complete and utter flop.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/09/2009

Soccer Betting Really Catching on in the US

Great news for online bookmakers with the upcoming 2010 World Cup:  The US soccer fan base is growing, and so too is the amount of betting on key games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/09/2009

Phil Ivey Public Relations a Total Trainwreck

While a number of 2009 World Series of Poker November Nine finalists have found their respective ways to Gambling911.com's Senior International Correspondent, Jenny Woo (

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/09/2009

Leagues Appeal Judge's Ruling On Sports Betting

DOVER, Del.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2009

Newspaper Industry Could be Saved by Online Gambling

How's this for some "out of the box" thinking?

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/07/2009

Breaking News

SBR Suspends Rating on 5Dimes, No Likelihood of Remaining in Business

SBR Suspends Rating on 5Dimes, No Likelihood of Remaining in Business

From an A+ to an Incomplete in just a matter of days, Sportsbook Review last week suspended its rating for 5Dimes as complaints mount that the company will not be honoring pending future wagers upon shutting off to the US market on Monday September 21, 2020.

New Sportsbook in USA Gets Cozy With Established Players

New Sportsbook in USA Gets Cozy With Established Players

A new US-licensed sportsbook plans to focus heavily on value.  Vigtory announced its new partnership with data and digital content provider Sportradar.

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Connecticut

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Connecticut

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