Gambling

Jenny Woo Back From Amsterdam Part II

Hey ya'll!  I'm back from Amsterdam and got some much needed rest in Jenny's bed - two weeks worth lol.  I have to say that it was all worth it because I got to hang out with some old friends, in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/12/2009

Sydney Casino Brawl Results in 20 Arrests

Police were called to Star City at Pyrmont early this morning after reports of a fight between two groups.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/11/2009

PokerRoom.com and CasinoRoom.com Shut Their Doors

A 10-year old online poker and casino venture is going out of business.  Part of the OnGame Network, PokerRoom.com first opened its doors in 1999.  The company notified customers and affiliate pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2009

The Clonie Gowen Lawsuit Is Still On

Our friends at www.aintluck.com on Thursday provided us with information that Clonie Gowen's lawsuit against Full Tilt

Borgota Gambling Ring Figure Eludes Prison

By KITTY CAPARELLA
Philadelphia Daily News

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2009

Poker Pro David Williams to Undergo Surgery

Poker players love to Twitter, just like Yours Truly, Jenny Woo.  The latest Gambling911.com updates can be found on our Twitter page as well.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/09/2009

Atlantic City Revenue Drop Biggest in 30 Years

(Reuters) - Atlantic City casinos revenues dropped by a record margin for the second straight month in March, officials said on Thursday, as the recession and competition from other states cut gamb

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2009

Microgaming Under Fire for Online Poker Skin Scandal, Grand Prive Mess

The well established and well regarded online gambling software and poker firm, Microgaming, has had its good name dragged through the dirt in recent months. 

First, one of the company's online casino brands - the Grand Prive Group - decided to abruptly terminate its "life time agreement" with its affiliates.  Grand Prive continues to operate and it still does so from the Microgaming platform apparently. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

Clonie Gowen Full Tilt Lawsuit Is Still On

The AintLuck.com story related to Clonie Gowen and the dismissal of her lawsuit was incorrect.  Please see below for details....

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2009

Number of Kids Gambling Decreases But Risk From Free Play Still High

According to a recent study sponsored by the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS)., kids gambling on the internet have sharply decreased, kids buying lotto tickets have plummeted, and kids ten

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

David Williams Gives Blood: Annette Obrestad Attacked by Ice Cream Man

Gambling911.com is on Twitter a la Jenny Woo.  See what Woo is up to (typically she's in bed, and not always by herself) and find out the latest ne

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/09/2009

Who’s Who of the Poker Bad Guys

The online poker blog Pokerati featured a good piece about the "Bad Guys of Poker" - and we're not talking about the "David William I'm Too Coo

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/09/2009

CAC Amsterdam Prolonged Hangovers From Fewer Sponsored Parties

All those fine CAC Amsterdam reports began popping up this week - about 7 days after the world's largest online casino affiliate event had ended.  Marc Lesnick, the conference organizer, stated th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2009

James Packer Could Still Prove a Savior to Las Vegas

JAMES PACKER will be reviewing Las Vegas gaming revenue for the second time in five months, though he might be disturbed by what he sees.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/08/2009

Sports Betting in New Jersey a Realistic Possibility

""The bad side of this particular lawsuit (iMEGA, et al v. Holder, et al) is if they're successful, gambling can actually spread around the other different states," he notes.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2009

NCAA Continues to Get Lambasted for Gambling Hypocrisies

The NCAA doesn't like gambling.  We know that.  Yet in recent days the NCAA  has been called out for its apparent softened stance on the activity.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2009

Will PartyGaming Come Back to the US?

The news that PartyGaming had finally settled with the US Government quickly turned to talk of the company re-entering the US market.  Approximately 80 percent of its customer base was from the Un

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2009

UFC 97 Sponsorship Confirmed by UltimateBet Poker Room

The world's seventh busiest online poker room, UltimateBet.com, has earned sponsorship rights to upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship 97 (UFC 97), the company informed Gambling911.com on Tuesday

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/07/2009

Somach: Fantasy Tweets From Our Favorite Poker Stars

In recent days, two top poker professionals have begun regularly disseminating their thoughts via Twitter, the latest E-method of instant communication.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/07/2009

Stocks Rally Following PartyGaming Settlement Deal

Following news that PartyGaming had settled with the US Government to avoid future prosecution, the online gambling sector, which lost significant market share since late 2006, began to rally on Tu

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/07/2009

Dikshit Gets Short End of the Stick

With news announced Tuesday that PartyGaming had entered into a settlement agreement with the US Government to avoid future prosecution, one cannot help but question if co-founder, Anurag Dikshit,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2009

PartyGaming Will Avoid US Prosecution

Online gambling firm, PartyGaming, has clinched a deal with US authorities that would ensure it avoids prosecution according to the Guardian Newspaper on Tuesday. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2009

Betting on 2009 US Masters Golf Will be Lucrative for Bookies

Lying nudged between the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament and the Kentucky Derby is the US Masters Golf Tournament.  Tame by comparison, betting on the 2009 US Masters Golf is expected to generate

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2009

The Internet Gaming Council Spent Over $2.0 Mil Lobbying for Online Gambling

The Internet Gaming Council (IGC) has been mighty busy in the last two years.  Since 2006, when it spent a mere quarter million dollars lobbying the online gambling industry, the IGC has come clos

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/06/2009

Delaware Sports Betting Hearing to be Held Tuesday: A Problem for NCAA?

The first state and second smallest in the U.S., Delaware, is about to determine whether sports betting will be legalized. 

On Tuesday, the House Gaming Committee will hold a formal hearing on the bill.

It would expand gaming by authorizing sports betting and adding additional locations for gaming than the existing "racinos."

The hearing will be open to the public and residents can comment on the bill before it is voted on.



Leading up to the hearing, protests have been organized against legalized sports betting. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/06/2009

Ban on Bottled Water, Louisiana Florists and Online Gambling Most Absurd

The Hawaii Reporter featured a great piece this week on some of the dumbest product bans of the past year, among them online poker, though officially online poker found itself technically "ban

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2009

Facebook Helps Fuel the Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Craze

With over 200 million active users, if Facebook were a country, it would rank eighth in population just ahead of Japan, Russia and Nigeria.  What better place to fuel the latest Texas Hold ‘Em P

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/05/2009

Crown Casino Won’t be Taking Stake in Las Vegas Project

Australia's Crown Casino has denied media reports that it plans to take a stake in the troubled City Center development in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/05/2009

Australian Communications Director Stephen Conroy Under Fire

The row over Australian Communication Director Stephen Conroy's remarks against Internet Service Provider iiNet continued through the weekend with extensive press coverage. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/04/2009

Poker Pro Amarillo Slim Speaks Out About His Darkest Moment

It seems these days, whenever professional poker player Amarillo Slim is in the news, it's usually not for something good.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2009

Breaking News

5Dimes Issues Statement Regarding Kidnapping of Owner

5Dimes Issues Statement Regarding Kidnapping of Owner

Costa Rica sportsbook 5Dimes issued a statement to at least one media outlet in regard to the alleged kidnapping of its colorful owner, Sean "Tony" Creighton, 43 of Morgantown, West Virginia.

Philly Crime Boss Gets Two Years Prison

Philly Crime Boss Gets Two Years Prison

A notorious Philadelphia mob boss sentenced to two years in prison for illegal betting quipped outside court Wednesday that President Donald Trump was right to suggest cooperators or flippers should be outlawed.

Sugarhouse Sportsbook Shifts From Golden Nugget to Monmouth Park in NJ

The newly opened Sugarhouse Sportsbook has found a brand new home after only a few weeks in business according to Legal Sports Report.