Gambling News

PartyGaming First Year Revenues Drop

LONDON (Reuters) - Online gambling group PartyGaming (PRTY.L: Quote, Profile, Research) said first-half revenue fell a fifth due to adverse currency movements, competitive pressures and the consume

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2009

Delaware Sports-Betting Violates U.S. Law, Court Says

BY JEF FEELEY & PHIL MILFORD, BLOOMBERG
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2009Delaware's plan to introduce single- game sports betting violates U.S.
Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2009

Online Gambling Affiliate Programs You Can Count On

Gambling911.com considers itself somewhat unbiased when it comes to the world of online gambling affiliate programs.  While it's true we do take ad money, Gambling911 is one of the few media/porta

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2009

Argentina May Legalize Online Gambling

BUENOS AIRES -(Dow Jones)- The Argentine government is working on plans to allow online gambling throughout the country, presidential Cabinet Chief Anibal Fernandez said Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

Delaware May Have Other Options With Sports Betting

I'm still on my magical mystery tour of Vegas and last night I was hanging at the Mandalay Bay with two guys who have a vested interest in what happened in Delaware yesterday: Joe Brennan, chairman

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

Casino Attacks Continue in Australia

Unfortunately more serious casino news out of Australia.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

Delaware Moves Forward on Sports Betting

By Suzette Parmley and Joelle Farrell, Philadelphia Inquirer

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

PokerStars - Revision

ISLE OF MAN, UK, AUGUST 26, 2009 - A number of recent commentaries have included estimates about our market share in the US which are significantly wrong.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

PKR Poker Affiliates Fear The Worst

I run the media, publicity and portal development company, Media Man

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

Pro Gambling Groups Pour Millions Into Massachusetts

Pro-gambling groups are ramping up their lobbying efforts in Massachusetts as lawmakers weigh whether to adopt slot machines, casino gambling, or a combination of both.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2009

Canada to Offer Legal Online Casino Gambling

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation will begin offering its residents a range of online games including blackjack, roulette and poker, via PlayNow.com

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/25/2009

Gaming Attorneys Shocked by Complete Delaware Turnaround

By Maureen Milford, The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2009

Over 30 Microgaming Online Poker Skins Liquidated

Online gambling and poker software company, Microgaming, once had a stellar reputation.  They are still a respected firm for the most part, but this year has been especially tough on the group beg

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/24/2009

PartyGaming to Buy Most of WPT's Assets

PartyGaming PLC (PRTY.LN) has agreed to acquiring nearly all of WPT Enterprises Inc.'s (WPTE) operating assets, ending a buyout deal the operator of the World Poker Tour had with an investment grop

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2009

Delaware Sports Betting Would Violate Ban

PHILADELPHIA (AP)-A federal appeals court ruled Monday that sports betting in Delaware would violate a 1992 federal ban on such wagering, essentially halting the state's plans to start taking bets

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2009

Betfair Considers $2.5 Billion IPO

(Bloomberg) -- Betfair Ltd. is considering a 1.5 billion-pound ($2.5 billion) initial public offering, the Sunday Telegraph reported, without citing anyone.

Founders Andrew Black and Edward Wray, who will meet banking advisers over the coming weeks, reconsidered their position on a potential IPO following continued strength in global equity markets, the newspaper said. Betfair declined to comment, according to the Sunday Telegraph.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2009

MGM Mirage and Chinese Organized Crime

The Daily News has reported that one of six bidders to run a Las Vegas-style video slots emporium in Queens has ties to Chinese organized crime.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/24/2009

Getting Screwed by Full Tilt Poker Player Claims

An individual posting on the Two Plus Two website forum claims that his $1600 in w

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/23/2009

Judges Play Poker Too

The Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford recently released a slew of papers kept by the late Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2009

Pete Rose Debate Shows No Sign of Dying

In the category of baseball controversies that not only don't die but don't even taper off a little bit, we have now had two decades of the argument regarding Pete Rose.

We have come to the 20th anniversary of Rose accepting a lifetime ban from baseball for gambling on baseball. In every single moment during these 20 years, you could start a heated debate among baseball fans anywhere, by uttering these four simple words: "What about Pete Rose ..."

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2009

Sports Leagues Challenge Extent of Delaware's Exemption

America's major sports leagues, in new court papers, are challenging the state's contention that Congress intended to allow Delaware to expand its sports betting options.

In advance of Monday's showdown before the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, the leagues' lawyers filed a brief arguing that Delaware's exemption from a 1992 federal ban on sports betting did not give the state carte blanche to offer bets on single games or sports other than pro football.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2009

Poker Player Ordered to Stand Trial for Murder of Parents

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)  -- A professional poker player was ordered to stand trial Friday on charges that he murdered his parents at their posh country club home.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2009

World Poker Tour Receives Alternative Offer

It seems the World Poker Tour is suddenly a hot commodity.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2009

USA Today Editorial: Two Opposing Views on State Wagering

Our view on legalized gambling: Cash-strapped states bet on a bad hand

Plans to legalize sports wagers and add video poker carry social costs.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2009

Daniel Negreanu The Archie Bunker of Poker

The racist remarks made by professional poker player Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu on his blog earlier this month are nothing new, PokerHelper.com

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/20/2009

Sports Leagues Can’t Tell States What To Do

Delaware, and eventually New Jersey, should have the right to OK or turn down sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2009

Baptists in Delaware Must Oppose Sports Betting

Bob Simpson, associate executive director of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware, told Baptist Press in March that Baptists in Delaware and elsewhere must continue to oppose expanded gambli

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2009

Dorfman: Why Shouldn't NJ Have Sports Betting?

by Sid Dorfman/For the Star-Ledger

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2009

Online Poker: Account Services Court Hearing Cancelled

The scheduled Friday hearing in the Account Services Corp forfeiture suit (to reclaim $14 million in seized funds) has been canceled by the court, reportedly to give the court more time to review b

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/19/2009

Best Las Vegas Hotels for Bachelor Parties

Bachelors and Vegas go together like strippers and the poles they dance on.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2009

Breaking News

Biden's Odds Surge, Odds of a Second Debate 1-3

Biden's Odds Surge, Odds of a Second Debate 1-3

According to Vegas, Joe Biden won the chaotic debate last night as the odds have shifted in his direction.

Foreign Observers Vary of 'Chaos,' 'Rancor' in US Debate: Latest State Odds

Foreign Observers Wary of 'Chaos,' 'Rancor' in US Debate: Latest State Odds

“Chaos, interruptions, personal attacks and insults,” one Chinese newspaper editor said of the U.S. presidential debate. An Australian counterpart said the debate was “swamped” by the “rancor engulfing America.” Denmark’s prime minister bemoaned the quarrelling and interruptions on display.

Odds of a Covid 19 Vaccine By Election Day, Loser Conceding After November 13

Odds of a Covid 19 Vaccine By Election Day, Loser Conceding After November 13

US President Donald Trump said during Tuesday night's Presidential Debate that a vaccine for Covid-19 is just weeks away, but the oddsmakers and betting public believe there won't be one until after Election Day.