Gambling

Duterte Will Allow Online Gambling: Just Keep Away From Churches and Pay Your Taxes

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he's willing to allow a resumption of online gambling in the Southeast Asian nation if correct taxes are paid and gaming parlor are far from schools and churches.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2016

Violence in the Office at a Pay Per Head Shop! PPH GM Responds

Gambling911.com has obtained this shocking video of a Pay Per Head shop employee being hit over the head with a chair while the boss (pictured sitting in chair at bottom right) does nothing. 

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/23/2016

Clippers Jamal Crawford Once Received Death Threats After Gambling Losses

LA Clippers guard Jamal Crawford says he once lost so much money gambling with the likes of fellow NBA stars Michael Jordan and Ray Allen along with other professional gamblers that he would receive death threats.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2016

Daily Fantasy Sports Could Resume in Nevada

Daily fantasy sports sites that were ordered to stop Nevada operations last year because they didn’t have a gambling license could be making a comeback.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2016

No Case Against Robert Allenby After Casino Arrest: Goes on Twitter Rant

45-year-old Australian golfer Robert Allenby was arrested two weeks ago outside an Illinois casino for disorderly conduct and trespassing.  On Monday prosecutors said they would not pursue the matter any further.  

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2016

Daily Fantasy Sports to Resume in New York State Ahead of NFL Season

DraftKings, FanDuel and three other daily fantasy sports operators were cleared to resume business in New York on Monday, just in time for the approaching NFL season and Major League Baseball playoffs.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2016

Atlantic City Casino Profits Up 21 Percent This Year

The city's casinos saw their collective operating profit rise by 21 percent for the first six months of the year in a sign the struggling industry may be stabilizing.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2016

Looking For a Headache Cure? How About Fast Payouts From America's Bookie

It seems like customers in the sportsbook industry have more or less taken for granted that they are going to get a song and dance from the book they are dealing with when it comes to that critical time when they are looking to get paid.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/22/2016

12 Arrested Tied to Houston Gambling Biz: Military-Style Weapons Recovered

12 Arrested Following Houston Gambling Raids: Military-Style Weapons Recovered

Twelve individuals have been arrested in connection to running an illegal gambling ring out of the Houston area.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2016

Wolf Guarding the Hen House: Gambling Addiction Charity Run By Gambling Execs

Great Britain’s newest gambling addiction charity, Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), is accused of conflict of interest over its links to betting industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2016

Shares in Online Bingo Company Plummet With Crackdown on Web Gambling

President Rodrigo Duterte’s “War on Internet gambling” has resulted in the departure of one company chairman while another sees its share price collapse 21 percent

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2016

Texas Takes On Tribe: Wants Gambling Hall Shut Down

AUSTIN, Texas (Associated Press) — The Texas Attorney General’s Office is trying to shut a gaming hall recently reopened on the 10,000-acre Alabama-Coushatta Reservation in East Texas.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2016

Online Gambling Site Hit With Staggering $10 Million in Losses

An online gambling website is seeking outside investment money after being hit with accumulated losses of almost $10m (€8.8m).

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2016

Skinny May Have Made Bail: Other Alleged Mob Associates Not So Lucky

Skinny May Have Made Bail: Other Alleged Mob Associates Not So Lucky

Not all mob associates have been able to come up with the $5 million Philadelphia Mafia head Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino made bail with late last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

Group Contemplates Lawsuit Over Fantasy Sports in New York

With passage of legislation that will now permit Daily Fantasy Sports in the state of New York under more stringent licensing guidelines, an anti-online gambling group has contemplated a lawsuit to try to prevent such companies from gaining access to the market.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

CSGO Lounge Finally Ceases Allowing Online Gambling

CSGO Lounge, after remaining defiant for several weeks in the wake of a series of scandals, has finally decided to put a stop to online gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

Costa Rica Sportsbook Offices Shaken by Earthquake: No Injuries Reported

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake shook sportsbook offices throughout the San Jose, Costa Rica region early Wednesday morning.  No significant damage reported as of yet but nerves were certainly rattled.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

Mobster Known as ‘The Undertaker’ Released From Prison on $1 Mil Bond

46-year-old mobster Ralph “The Undertaker” Balsamo was released from prison Tuesday on a $1 million personal recognizance bond, secured by four signatures, and backed by $200,000 in cash or property.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2016

Virtual Reality & Online Gambling

Online gambling is one of the most enjoyed entertainment options preferred by millions of Internet users.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/16/2016

Brexit Impact on the Gambling Industry

The gambling industry, including Web gambling, is huge in Great Britain.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2016

Hooters Casino in Vegas Robbed a Second Time in Three Months

Hooters Casino in Vegas Robbed a Second Time in Three Months

The Las Vegas Hooters Casino has been robbed a second time in 3 months.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

Zombie Apocalypse Coming to a Casino Near You: Into The Dead and More

Zombie Apocalypse Coming to a Casino Near You: Into The Dead and More

Gambit Gaming has announced a partnership with PikPok to bring its wildly popular zombie apocalypse game, Into The Dead, to casinos for real money gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

Longtime ‘Waste Management’ Luchese Capo No Longer Thinks Plea Bargain is ‘Garbage’

A Longtime Luchese capo charged with extortion had initially said he would fight said charges but instead opted for a plea bargain Friday,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2016

Golfer Robert Allenby Arrested Outside Casino After Failing to Make Cut at John Deere

Robert Allenby of Australia was arrested Saturday outside a casino in Rock Island, Illinois after failing to make the cut at this weekend’s John Deere Classic.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2016

Top Bets – August 14 – PM Edition: Rays, Rockies, White Sox, Tennis

The Rockies, White Sox, Rays and Indians were each seeing some solid lopsided wagering action heading into their respective games Sunday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2016

DoBet Goes Way of the Dodo Bird: Claims Domain Seized

The online gambling website DoBet.com has shut down, claiming the domain name has been seized “due to Government regulation”,

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2016

Sun Sentinel: Mob Crackdown Shows South Florida Still Home to Organized Crime

The Sun Sentinel of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County Sunday morning features a piece on the strong presence of organized crime in South Florida.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2016

Top Bets – August 13 – PM Edition: Pirates, Seahawks, More

The Pirates and Seahawks were seeing some decent action Saturday afternoon, primarily a result of these two teams playing during the 4 pm EST hour.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2016

Skinny Makes Bail: Mobster Released From Federal Custody on $5 Mil

The Latest on the court hearing for alleged Philadelphia Mafia head Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2016

Ladbrokes – Behind in Betting and Behind in Gaming?

As noted previously, the move of Ladbrokes into the Australian sports betting market was seen by many as being too little, too late, with many of their biggest name competitors having already entered the market and having made huge investments to solidify their position among bettors.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/12/2016

Breaking News

G2E 2016 Recap Day 3

NBA Commissioner Emeritus David J. Stern was the final featured speaker at the American Gaming Association's Global Gaming Expo 2016 (G2E), where he discussed the benefits of legalizing sports betting and how it will ultimately protect the integrity of sports.

Former NBA Commissioner Discusses Benefits of Legalized Sports Betting

Former NBA Commissioner Discusses Benefits of Legalized Sports Betting

David Stern and CEO and President of American Gaming Association Geoff Freeman agree that legalizing sports betting will protect the sports industry

Poker Hall of Shame Inductees Unveiled: No Jesus?

With the coveted Poker Hall of Fame inductees to be announced shortly, PokerNews.com has presented its inductees for the Poker Hall of Shame.