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Bills vs. Titans Betting, UFC 101 Hot

In addition to Gambling911.com's extensive coverage of Thursday's indictment into Douglas Rennick, an online gambling payment processor who could face over 50 years in prison if the US Attorneys Of

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/07/2009

Online Poker Advocate Robert Menendez Under Investigation

The Poker Players Alliance has haled Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) for introducing the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2009

PokerListings Founder Andreas Oscarsson Shot Dead

Another tragedy in the poker world as reports have surfaced that PokerListings.com founder, Andreas Oscarsson was foun

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2009

NCAA bans championships in betting states

(Associated Press) - The NCAA approved a policy Thursday that would ban states, such as Delaware, from hosting championship events if they allow fans to bet on single games.

Chancellors and presidents from all three NCAA divisions approved the measure, saying it applies to "any session of an NCAA championship," though it does not apply to states that allow parlay betting, lottery tickets, pull tabs and sports pools.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2009

US Government to Unseal Portions of Online Poker Seizure Warrant

After announcing the indictment of an individual connected to payment processors dealing with online poker sites Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars, the US Attorney's Office out of the Southern Distric

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2009

Online Poker Seizure Warrants Should be Unsealed

Following word of an indictment against one payment processor connected to the seizure of some $40 million in funds from online poker giants PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, legal counsel for Costig

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2009

Sports and Poker Meet for Ultimate Atlantis Challenge

The ultimate sports and poker fantasy could come true.  Our friends at VegasInsider.com and UltimateBet.net have teamed up to prese

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Senator Menendez Online Poker Bill Barney Frank on Steroids

Professor I. Nelson Rose has been given an advanced copy of the 91 page online poker regulation bill to be released later today by Senator Robert Menendez.

Mr. Rose calls this bill a hurricane compared to a squall that is Barney Frank's bill.  He has named his article, "The Menendez Bill: Barney Frank Bills On Steroids".

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Online Poker Payment Processor Misrepresented Transactions

As Gambling911.com continues to obtain information related to today's big news that Douglas Rennick, an Internet gambling and online poker payment processor has been indicted, we are learning that

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2009

Internet Gambling, Online Poker Indictments Revealed

Lev L. Dassin, the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Joseph M. Demarest, Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), announced today the filing of an indictment charging Douglas Rennick with bank fraud and other offenses stemming from his role in processing more than $350 million for Internet gambling companies. According to the indictment filed yesterday in Manhattan federal court:

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Online Gambling Payment Processor Indicted

LEV L. DASSIN, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and JOSEPH M. DEMAREST, JR., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI"), announced today the filing of an Indictment charging DOUGLAS RENNICK with bank fraud and other offenses stemming from his role in processing more than $350 million for Internet gambling companies, according to Gambling911.com sources.

Rennick was processing for online gambling companies via his firm, ATM Online, which has long been shut down.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Ladbrokes Profits Drop: Moving Online Unit to Gibraltar

By David Altaner

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Judge Sets Date for Delaware Betting Trial

By Chad Millman

ESPN The Magazine

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2009

Would Sarah Palin Really Make a Good Poker Player?

The question was asked a few days ago by Aaron Michaels of the Examiner:  Would the former Republican Vice Presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin make a good poker player?

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/05/2009

Senator To Introduce Bill Lifting Online Gambling Ban

By Corey Boles, Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2009

888.com Says It Is Nearing a Purchase

An online gambling company, 888, said Monday that it was close to making an acquisition after strong trading from its casino, bingo and sports betting Web sites led to an improved

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

Sexy Poker Could Help Fuel Online Poker Craze Again

Sexy Poker is the controversial new game platform release from Nintendo and it could help create a whole new player base for the online poker sector, which has hit a few snags of late. 

"I mean seriously, why play the Nintendo game when you can play for real cash with real sexy celebrities the likes of Nicky Hilton and Doyle Brunson at the world famous Doylesroom.com?" asks Gambling911.com Senior Editor, Payton O'Brien.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/04/2009

Sports Betting Joins Gambling911.com Family

Gambling911.com is thrilled to announce that Sports Betting (

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

Chris Moneymaker Interview With Jenny Woo

I had the chance to sit down with Chris Moneymaker who is known by many as a player that started a phenomenon - also known as the "Moneymaker Effect".  He made average Joes young and old

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/04/2009

Stanley Ho Recovering After Surgery

Macau gambling magnate, Stanley Ho, is recovering after undergoing surgery for an unspecified condition.   

News of the 87-year old's hospitalization emerged early Tuesday in Asia.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/04/2009

Sarah Palin Not Getting a Divorce Says Oddsmaker

Over the weekend, AlaskaReport.com began swirling rumors that Alaska's ex-governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd were headed for divorce.  The report sent Palin's camp into a frenzy with Palin'

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

World Poker Tour Sold for $9.075 Mil

WPT Enterprises, Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

William Hill Disappointing Profits

(Bloomberg) -- William Hill Plc, the U.K.'s second- biggest bookmaker, dropped the most since October after the company said full-year betting-shop profit would be lower than analy

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

Casino Mogul Stanley Ho Hospitalized

(Associated Press) - Casino mogul Stanley Ho, the father of Macau's fabled gambling industry, has been hospitalized in Hong Kong, local newspapers reported Tuesday.

The reports said the 87-year-old billionaire had been admitted to Hong Kong Adventist Hospital, but it was not immediately known what he was being treated for. Pictures from Hong Kong's Apple ( AAPL - news - people ) Daily newspaper showed a stream of Ho's family members, including daughter Pansy and son Lawrence, visiting the hospital Monday. None of them commented on Ho's health.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

States Want Legalized Gambling, Sports Betting Now

With the recession and individual states hurting for ways to make money, over the next several months right into 2010 we will be reading a lot here at Gambling911.com about states wanting to get in

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/04/2009

Prospect of Gambling Coming to A.C. Impacts Staten Island

According to a report filed by Staten Island Live, D.A. Daniel Donovan (above)is not thrilled with the prospect of legal sports betting coming to Atlantic City Casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2009

More Banking Woes: Fake ATM Machines in Vegas

Computer security experts of all types--from hackers, crackers, and phreaks to security researchers and law enforcement officials--descended on Las Vegas last week for the annual

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2009

Massachusetts Governor Candidate Wants Sports Betting

The Boston Herald this past weekend reported that yet another state might consider legalizing sports betting, following in the steps of Delaware and New Jersey.  But first a new Governor would hav

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

Gambling Companies Could Leave Costa Rica if Taxed

Following news over the past two weeks that the Government of Costa Rica is considering taxing online gambling firms operating in that country, operators have told Gambling911.com they would leave

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

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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