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Casino Affiliate Programs Bans Liggero

Gambling Portal Webmasters Association representative, Rebecca Liggero, has been banned from appearing future Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) events, including an upcoming show in London later this

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2009

Wayne Root Tells Gambling911 of His Future Plans

As reported by Gambling911.com on Friday, former US Vice Presidential candidate Wayne Root shut down his sports service call center this past week. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Horrified Employees Recall Costa Rica Earthquake

More than 1000 people may be stranded in a popular Costa Rican tourist destination following Thursday's magnitude 6.1 earthquake, according to reports in the Tico Times.  The country's tourism ins

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Padlocked? Former US Vice Presidential Candidate Closes Shop

A former US Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate running alongside Bob Barr has called it quits...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Cheat or Die: New Poker Game Encourages Cheating

A new video game encourages poker players to cheat!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/09/2009

Kentucky Needs 60 Votes for Slot Bill

Kentucky, the state that is trying to seize over 140 online gambling domain names, is now looking to expand its own gambling industry during these tough economic times.

Newly elected House Speaker Greg Stumbo said yesterday that he will not call a vote on a bill to expand gambling unless he has support from at least 60 of the 100 House members.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Wayne Root Reportedly Closes Shop

Countless reports have indicated to Gambling911.com that former US Libertarian Vice Presidential running mate and sports handicapper, Wayne Root, has shut down his sports service call center in Las

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Costa Rica Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 14

The death toll that rocked the online gambling haven of Costa Rica Thursday has risen to 14 people and well over 300 injuries.  10 people are still missing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Former Indicted Miami Beach Mayor Advise to Ayre: RUN!

It's becoming more and more obvious that the United States government wants Bodog founder Calvin Ayre and they want him badly.  This week Gambling911.com learned that the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Earthquake Rocks Online Gambling Haven of Costa Rica

A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Central American nation of Costa Rica Thursday, killing three children and injuring 300 others.  A number of buildings in and around the San Jose are

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/08/2009

The Anurag Dikshit Stimulus Package

In 2009 the United States government will be receiving a stimulus package from the most unlikely of individuals.  PartyGaming co-founder and billionaire, Anurag Dikshit, has agreed to forfeit more

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/08/2009

States Likely to Begin Legalizing Sports Betting in 2009

With the economy in dire straits and individual states feeling the worst of it, the likelihood of at least one or more states legalizing sports betting is more a reality than ever in 2009.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/08/2009

Porn and Other Sin Industries Want Government Bailouts

Sex sells especially in an economic downturn, Sarah Estrella of the Examiner writes

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/08/2009

PAP Organizers Ensure Payouts to CardSpike Affiliates

The controversy surrounding online poker room, CardSpike, continues with Poker Affiliation Programs (PAP) organizers ensuring that affiliate partners will be paid by the troubled site following com

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/08/2009

MGM Mirage Scales Back on City Center Project

MGM Mirage is scaling back its massive City Center project under construction on the Las Vegas Strip as part of its emerging strategy to cut costs, raise cash and sharpen focus.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2009

Nancy Pelosi’s BCS BS

So the US economy is going to Hell in a hand basket...Is that any reason for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold session Thursday afternoon for those members from Oklahoma and Florida looking to rus

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/07/2009

Ladbrokes in Hot Water Over Seal Ad

England's largest bookmaker, Ladbrokes, is the latest to be cited by the rigorous Advertising Standards Authority.  The ASA determined its latest ad must be banned after only a single complaint.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/07/2009

IRS Goes After Bodog

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has filed court documents describing how Bodog used a string of companies in Malta to circumvent U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/07/2009

Republicans Head to Vegas for Obama’s Inauguration

Sure we know that President Elect Barack Obama's inauguration will be held in Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/07/2009

ESPN to Broadcast World Series of Poker Europe

Judging by the ratings success of the delayed World Series of Poker final, it might not surprise many that ESPN will now be broadcasting the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE). 

ESPN announced Monday that it will broadcast eight original hours of the World Series of Poker-Europe main event. The event took place in the Casino at the Empire in the heart of downtown London's theater district and attracted 362 of the world's best players.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/07/2009

BWIN Goes MTV as Complaints Mount

Austrian online gambling firm, BWIN, has its logo prominently featured in the latest Lady GaGa video for "Poker Face".  The BWIN name is clearly seen on a strip poker table.  But ironic

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/06/2009

Kentucky Forecast For Gambling Domains Not Clear

A Kentucky Court of Appeals is expected to issue a ruling shortly on whether the commonwealth can seize 141 online gambling domain names.

Jennifer Brislin, a spokeswoman for the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, told PC World that the agency sought to shut down the gambling sites last year to protect Kentucky citizens from an "illegal, unregulated and untaxed industry." The state argued that the sites promoted online gambling activities that are illegal in Kentucky.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/06/2009

Corfman Confirms CAP Ownership in CardSpike

One of the most respected online gambling industry analysts, Michael Corfman, has confirmed that individuals behind Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) and Poker Affiliates Program are involved with ru

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/06/2009

FBI Jobs Aplenty: Thousands of Job Openings

If you can't beat ‘em, why not join ‘em?  The FBI recently posted some 3000 job openings this week, the most since 9/11.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/06/2009

Online Gambling Operators are Internet Interlopers

Utah, one of two states that does not allow any form of gambling, worries that federal trade officials will barter away the state's right to regulate online gambling, accord to an editorial piece a

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/06/2009

Sports Betting and Poker the Perfect Marriage

The news that Cake Poker has managed to increase its market share by over 52 percent in 2008 should hardly come as little surprise. 

Cake's success is fueled almost exclusively through its relationship with Sportsbook.com, by far the largest online sports betting site in terms of overall customer volume.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/06/2009

Bodog Poker Loses Largest Market Share in 2008

According to PokerSiteScout.com Bodog Poker was the biggest loser of 2008.  That online poker room lost 34 perc

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2009

GigaMedia is the Online Gambling Stock to Watch

The Motley Fool has revealed three stocks to watch for 2009 and one of them is Asian online gambling firm GigaMedia.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/05/2009

PartyGaming Sues Former Owner of Empire Online

Jan. 5 (Bloomberg) -- PartyGaming Plc, the owner of the PartyPoker.com brand, sued investment company Livermore Investments Group Ltd.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2009

Macau Gambling Boom Slows: Revenues Do Not

Thousands of jobs are being lost across the globe daily as the economy continues its downward spiral.  What was once believed to be a "recession-proof" industry is no more.  Macau, cons

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/05/2009

Breaking News

Neptune Man Arrested in Mugging of Keyport Man Returning From Monmouth Park

Suspect Arrested in Mugging of Keyport Man Returning From Monmouth Park

Authorities have made an arrest over a year after a Keyport, New Jersey man was robbed returning home from winning a significant amount of money at Monmouth Park.

Top 5 COVID-19 Related Gambling Trends You Can Expect to Take Shape Revealed!

Top 5 COVID-19 Related Gambling Trends You Can Expect to Take Shape Revealed!

Across the globe, various businesses and sectors are struggling to adapt to the new norm of COVID-19. The gambling sector is not spared either, with activities being crippled in several ways. The operators of the agencies can testify the industry is hit hard. Does a question arise about what you can expect from the betting sector from agencies and punters themselves? Here are some of the top trends you can expect to see during post lockdown related to gambling activities.  

Biden Bounce With Harris Rollout?  Not Yet

Biden Bounce With Harris Rollout? Not Yet

Former Vice President and Democratic nominee for US President Joe Biden saw his odds tank early with news that he had selected California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.  By Wednesday those odds remained mostly unchanged.