Gambling

Computer Geek Fined for Role in $103M Illegal Hell's Angels Betting Ring

Computer Geek Fined $400K for Role in $103M Illegal Betting Ring Tied to Hells Angels

A computer geek with alleged ties to the motorcycle gang, the Hell’s Angels, will have to pay a $400,000 fine for his involvement in a massive $103 million illegal gambling ring.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2016

Adelson’s Paris-Themed Casino Coming to Macau

The southern Chinese casino gambling powerhouse of Macau is getting a French twist.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2016

Dying Mobster Gets 33 Months Prison in Extortion Case

Welcome to the Gambling911.com Crime Beat.  We are the leading gaming news site when it comes to covering crime and punishment in the sector.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2016

Is the So-Called ‘Crack Cocaine’ of Gambling Really More Addictive

Is the So-Called ‘Crack Cocaine’ of Gambling Really More Addictive

We have heard the terminology used quite a bit in recent years, particularly in the UK.  It’s the “crack cocaine of gambling” or fixed odds betting terminals that make people bet more and more and more.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2016

ESPN Fantasy App Fumbles

ESPN’s Fantasy Sports app crashed during one of the biggest days of the year, the premier of the new NFL season.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2016

Asian Investors Bet on Vegas for Chinese Tourism

Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism as some of Las Vegas’ latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2016

BetPhoenix Celebrates Teaser Blowout: 2T Teaser Even Money

Just in time for the new 2016 NFL season, Gambling911.com-endorsed BetPhoenix has unveiled its new website and has announced ten unique bonus offers/special promotions that will debut over a period of ten days

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2016

What Is Live In-Play Wagering?

Live in-play wagering, simply put, is the ability to bet on every play of the game while it is in progress in order to provide the most interactive betting experience on sports and some major nonsporting events.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2016

Gambling Board Votes to Ban Reputed Philly Mob Boss Merlino

Pennsylvania's gambling board is barring the flamboyant alleged head of the Philadelphia Mafia "” who's currently facing racketeering charges "” from all casinos in the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2016

Gambling Fool Blows $1 Million on Lottery Tickets

Adam Osmond was a convenience store owner in Connecticut who suffered from a compulsive gambling addiction that cost him thousands of dollars each week, his business and his family.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2016

Online Gambling Site BetOnline.ag Says Goodbye To Bitcoin Deposit Fees

Online Gambling Site BetOnline.ag Says Goodbye To Bitcoin Deposit Fees

Tuesday afternoon online gaming giant - BetOnline.ag - made a policy change that is sure to please many of their players. Effective immediately, there are no longer any fees associated with Bitcoin deposits.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/07/2016

Violent Behavior Tied to Gambling Study Finds: Nearly Half Used Weapons

A new UK study appearing in the journal Addiction has found that men who gamble are more likely to have regular violent outbursts. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/07/2016

Grand Fantasy Sports Launched by Minnesota Indian Tribes

We have all your latest Daily Fantasy Sports industry news.  Be sure to visit our sister site DFS911.com here for all the latest DFS picks and profiles.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/07/2016

Lawyer Who Stole Money From Clients to Fuel Gambling Addiction Reinstated

The Iowa Supreme Court has decided to let an attorney who took more than $99,000 from a client resume practicing law.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/07/2016

Quebec Won’t Block Online Gambling Websites

The CRTC has told Quebec that the province cannot lawfully order Internet companies to block people's access to certain websites without first obtaining the federal regulator's approval.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2016

How to Pick an Online Sportsbook

Another season of football at both the college level and the NFL is right around the corner making it the perfect time to start formulating a strategy to bet on the games.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2016

Second Alleged Ex-Boston Mobster Charged in 1993 Murder

Second Alleged Ex-Boston Mobster Charged in 1993 Murder

A 61-year-old alleged former Boston mobster said on Friday he was not guilty of murdering an associate more than two decades ago, hours after being arrested on charges of slaying a witness in a federal investigation.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2016

Court: New Jersey Prosecutors Had Right to Seize $800K NFL Pool Money

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that a New Jersey county had the right to seize more than $800,000 from the operator of an NFL survivor pool.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2016

Man Sentenced to Five Years for Tax Evasion Tied to Sports Betting Biz

An associate of convicted political insider Antoin “Tony” Rezko was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years prison on tax evasion charges tied to a multimillion-dollar sports betting operation he ran in the 1990s.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2016

Macau Ends Two Year Losing Streak

Macau, the world's biggest casino hub, posted a 1.1 percent rise in gambling revenue in August, the first positive monthly year-over-year growth in more than two years, after the opening of Wynn Macau's $4 billion resort in the southern Chinese territory.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2016

$100 Mil Gambling Theft Down Under

$100 Million Gambling Theft Down Under

Australians lost $100 million as part of a massive gambling theft involving EFT fraud, stolen cash and false invoicing.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2016

Paysafe Acquires Income Access for $40 Million

Press Leak Blamed for 888 Holdings Failed Bid Attempt at Buying William Hill

Gambling911.com has your latest gambling business news including everything you need to know about your favorite gaming firms.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2016

Valve Sued for Infringement Violation

Gambling911.com has your latest news concerning the explosive eSports gambling industry.  Check back regularly for all the latest headlines.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2016

Gambling Dad Arraigned Tuesday After Leaving Baby in Hot Car at Casino

Gambling Dad Arraigned Tuesday After Leaving Baby in Hot Car at Casino

Montez D’Angelo Sistrunk of Ypsilanti. Michigan, was arraigned Tuesday after he left a five-month old baby and two-year-old child in his car for nearly an hour early Monday morning while he went inside Detroit’s Motor City Casino to gamble. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2016

Pentagon Reimbursed Employees for Casino, Strip Club Visits

Top Department of Defense officials failed to take appropriate actions after it was discovered that employees used US Government issued credit cards to pay for casino and strip club visits, according to an inspector general report released on Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2016

Motor City Mess: First Faulty Slots, Now Gambler Leaves Baby in Car for Hour

The Motor City Casino in Detroit has had quite an unlucky past couple of days.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2016

Icahn Rejects Union Bid to Keep Trump Taj Mahal Casino Open

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn rejected an offer Monday by Atlantic City's main casino workers' union that it says would have saved the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2016

East Coast La Cosa Nostra Enterprise Shock Evidence: Rat Who Wore Wire Revealed

46 reputed mobsters charged with extortion, gambling, gun-running, violent acts of retribution, loan-sharking and more were caught on both audio tape and video tape by the feds, according to reports.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2016

Malta Aims To Regulate Daily Fantasy Sports Out of Europe

Malta set to become the first European country to specifically regulate DFS Malta’s gaming regulator will roll out a specific skill game licence

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2016

Ohio Gamblers Are $9.7 Billion Losers

Those betting at the state’s four casinos, seven racinos and the Ohio Lottery have lost $9.7 billion over the past four years according to a report filed by the Columbus Dispatch.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2016

Breaking News

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Offers Debate Strategy to Candidates Trump and Clinton

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Offers Debate Strategy to Candidates Trump and Clinton

The biggest money earner in poker, Daniel Negreanu, has offered some debate strategy taken straight from his favorite game.  

Betting Guide for the First Presidential Debate Between Trump, Clinton

Betting Guide for the First Presidential Debate Between Trump, Clinton

Gambling911.com has your betting guide for the first US Presidential debate Monday night September 25, 2016 between GOP nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Premier Per Head Offers Custom Pay Per Head Reports, Top Customer Support

If you are an independent sports bookmaker, then you are probably already familiar with the role a Pay Per Head site plays in the day-to-day administrative end of the business.