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Billionaire Calvin Ayre “Vanity” Comic Book Voted Worst Ever

Leading up to the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2010, held this past weekend, illustrator Evan Munday offered up his opinions on the best and worst comic book series. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/10/2010

Steve Wynn Splits With Girlfriend Andrea Hissom

On the heels of what many believe will be the most expensive divorce ever, hotel developer magnate Steve Wynn h

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/10/2010

BBC: Sport and Gambling United Against Cheating

Sport and gambling have been in the headlines in the recent months, with various allegations about match-fixing in snooker.

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2010

Volcano Ash Cloud Fears Loom as Affiliate Super Show Nears

It's being billed as the biggest gathering of online gambling professionals this industry has ever seen.  The iGaming Super Show takes place in Prague, Czech Republic May 25 through 28 but getting

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/09/2010

Snooker Champ John Higgins Bet On Himself To Lose

More information continued to come out regarding last week's shocking revelations that Snooker champion John Higgins accepted money to fix matches.

Undercover reporters from the News of the World videotaped Higgins shaking hands on a disgraceful deal to fix a string of high-profile matches after demanding a £300,000 kickback.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/09/2010

US National Casino Gambling Revenue Down

National gross gambling revenues fell to $30.7 billion in 2009, a decrease of 5.5 percent from 2008.

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2010

Australian Land Based Casino News Update

Australia is home to some of the world's great casinos, hotels and resorts.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/08/2010

350 Beautiful Guests Celebrate as Tzvetkoff Rots in Jail

Some of Australia's most gorgeous people turned out to celebrate at majority owner Daniel Tzvetkoff's Zuri Bar and Lounge while Tzvetkoff himself languished in a US prison cell, quite possibly faci

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/07/2010

Casinomeister: Won't Forgive Gambling Wages Virtual Group Yet

While the Gambling Wages affiliate program and Virtual Online Casino group attempts to clean up its image, as first reported by Gambling911.com a few weeks ago,

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/07/2010

Chinchilla Hopes to Tax Online Gambling in Costa Rica

The first female President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, looks to raise money by taxing that Central American nation's expansive online gambling business.  Most of the North American facing onl

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/07/2010

News Media Begins to Focus in on Weitzer Suicide Pact

To date, Gambling911.com has been the only mainstream news media outlet covering the suspicious deaths of online gambling website portal creator, Kenneth Weitzner, and his wife Jackie Balance Weitz

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2010

Oil Dome Odds Not Good Say Bookies

It has never been done before.  A giant dome being submerged a mile into the Gulf of Mexico's waters in order to try and cap a gigantic oil leak.  The odds from

Submitted by Guest on, May/06/2010

Granny Busted for Illegal Gambling

An elderly woman in Eldorado Park has been busted for running an illegal gambling enterprise from her home.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2010

Australian Sports Betting Scandals Continue With AFL

The integrity on a number of Australian sports remain in question following a shocking week plus of Aussies getting mainly the wrong sort of media and public attention.

Let's see...it started last week with the NRL's Melbourne Storm with the sports betting trigger, then the "famous Australian" cricket matter (with bomb on the side in India), then the snooker world championships with the John Higgins match fixing allegations...(eventually the championship being won by Aussie Neil Robertson), and now the AFL (Australian Football League aka Aussie Rules) are in the firing line.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/05/2010

Crown Casino Logies Twitter Gate Claims Journo Scalp

Think all of the excitement (and hype) had died down from the Logies held at James Packer's Crown Casino, down under in Melbourne, Australia?

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/05/2010

Bingo.com Closes $2,250,000 Private Placement from Unibet

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Submitted by Guest on, May/05/2010

Daniel Tzvetkoff Fiancé Must Return Luxury Car

Federal investigators in Australia were on the hunt for indicted payment processor Daniel Tzvetkoff's fiancé as they seek to recover debts and assets including a luxury V10 Audi.

Tzvetkoff, who is accused by a number of online gambling firms of stealing millions of dollars, was indicted while in Las Vegas last month for money laundering.  Prosecutors are also searching for those millions of dollars, claiming he has a stash in Caribbean and Swiss tax havens.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/04/2010

Mobster Can Go To Daughter's Wedding: Can’t Speak to Groom’s Dad

A man charged with running an illegal gambling operation will be permitted to attend his daughter's wedding on one condition:  He is not permitted to speak to the groom's father.

U.S. District Judge Ronald A. Guzman imposed his own code of silence after a federal prosecutor said the groom, Frank Caruso Jr., was convicted in the beating of a 13-year-old boy and his father, Frank Caruso, had ties to the Chicago mob.

Submitted by Guest on, May/04/2010

Bet911 Five Minutes of Fame Over: Book is Insolvent

A small and poorly capitalized online sportsbook appears close to shutting down.  Bet911.com, which quite obviously attempted to capitalize on the Gambling911.com name but was never permitted to a

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/04/2010

Snookered by Snooker: Neil Robertson Wins Under Dark Cloud

Snooker has made massive national and international news, however as is often the case, bigger news stories often have a huge negative aspect, as is the case here.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/04/2010

Rats! Shrink Ken Weitnzer Was a Federal Informant

Deceased gambling portal owner Kenneth B.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/04/2010

China: Online Gambling an Overseas Hostile Force

China will soon ban anonymous online comments left by users along with other "harmful information" found on the Net.  The "harmful information" includes such things as online g

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/04/2010

Snooker Match Fixing Scandal: “Higgins Was Oblivious”

Snooker's governing body is set to commence a probe into alleged match fixing attempts by champion John Higgins. 

His manager on Monday claims that Higgins was "absolutely oblivious" to any proposal that he was going to be asked to lose four frames in non-specified exhibition matches in the future until moments before a 10-minute meeting with undercover reporters to discuss the matter last Friday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/03/2010

Australian Casino News: Jenny Woo Poker Babe of Month

It's been a huge week for Australian gambling, gaming, sports betting and censorship news. This is likely the biggest Australian casino and gambling news week in modern history. Let's see...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/03/2010

Supreme Court Rejects Delaware Sports Betting Appeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Delaware appeal that argued the state should be allowed to offer a new sports betting lottery to generate revenue to help ease its reco

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2010

Weitzner Suicide Choice an Epidemic in Hong Kong

When Gambling911.com first revealed last week the macabre way in which online gambling posting forum founder, Kenneth Weitzner, killed himself, many in the gaming community were stunned.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/02/2010

Match Fixing a “Cancer” Killing Snooker: BetFred Hurt Cred?

In the midst of perhaps snooker's biggest scandal of all time, the online bookmaker BetFred.com has found itself caught in the middle.

BetFred sponsors snooker world champion John Higgins, who this weekend it was revealed had shook hands on a disgraceful deal to fix a string of high-profile matches after demanding a £300,000 kickback.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/02/2010

Gambino Crime Figure Commits Suicide

81-year old Gambino crime soldier, Anthony Anastasio, fatally shot himself this weekend, just days before he was set to serve a 2 ½ year prison term.

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2010

Snooker Scandal Latest in Series of Sports Gambling Shockers

Straight on the heels of a Melbourne Storm NRL scandal down under and the alleged betting syndi

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/02/2010

Australian Pokies Link To Melbourne Storm Footy

Punters er readers, we told you the embattled Melbourne Storm had more hard news elements to come out, as is the case with a number of Australian Rugby League clubs.

We learn that that Storm had a significantly bigger connection with club pokies that most, if not all, of the NRL clubs. It's more than a connection, its a sponsorship deal. Storm put the 'Business' in 'Show Business', but legalities of deals are being questioned, and it extends well above NRL or News Limited level. Media Man and Gambling911 continue to probe... 

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/01/2010

Breaking News

Conference Champ Odds; Heisman and CFP Shakeup

Conference Champ Odds; Heisman and CFP Shakeup

Bryce Young is back in the Heisman driver's seat.

What is The Spread on the Houston vs. Cincinnati AAC Championship Game December 4, 2021

What is The Spread on the Houston vs. Cincinnati AAC Championship Game December 4, 2021

Gambling911.com had an early line on the 2021 AAC Championship game between Houston and Cincinnati. We had this one at Bearcats -11.5.

What is The Spread on the Georgia Alabama SEC Championship Game December 3, 2021

What is The Spread on the Georgia Alabama SEC Championship Game December 4, 2021

Gambling911.com had an early line on the 2021 SEC Championship game between Georgia and Alabama. We have this one at UGA -5 but there is technically not a home field advantage.  Plenty of UGA and Bama fans will be on hand.  As such our line was set at Georgia -3.5.