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BettorsWorld.com Founder Brian Georgia Has Heart Attack

The founder of the Internet's first sports betting portal is in a Connecticut hospital recovering from a heart attack, Gambling911.com has learned exclusively.

Brian Georgia, founder of Bettor's World (www.bettorsworld.com), told Gambling911.com in a telephone interview today that he is "out of the woods" and is expected to make a full recovery, after suffering a heart attack last month.

"The worst is behind me," Georgia said. "I feel fine. I'm going to be okay."

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/18/2010

Brandon Lang Contract Not Renewed at Sports Advisors

The Steve Budin owned sports handicapping service, SportsAdvisors.com, has reportedly cut ties with Brandon Lang, deciding not to renew his contract tha

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/18/2010

Brendan Fevola Approached Mobsters

Self confessed gambling addict Brendan Fevola was so desperate for cash he approached gangland king of the kids Mick Gatto for financial assistance, says Australia's underworld grapevine.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/18/2010

Online Poker Rooms Turned in Tzvetkoff

James McCullough of the Courier-Mail is reporting that disgruntled online poker rooms turned in payment processor and Internet tycoon Daniel Tzvetkoff.  Said to be worth $80 million at one point,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/18/2010

Las Vegas Review-Journal Sues Online Gambling Portal

A company associated with the Las Vegas Review-Journal is suing the popular online gambling portal Majorwager.com claiming it has posted the online newspape

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/18/2010

Arlo Devlin-Brown Gets Rare Praise From Online Gambling Biz

Last year, Assistant United States Attorney Arlo Devlin-Brown seized some $50 million in funds belonging to online poker's largest firms, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.  Since that time, Devlin-B

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/17/2010

Raw: Complaint Against Daniel Tzvetkoff

PREET BHARARA, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, JOSEPH DEMAREST, JR., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigat

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/17/2010

Online Gambling: Tzvetkoff Charged With Laundering $500 Million

News broke late Friday that Australian payment processing guru Daniel Tzvetkoff has been indicted on charges for allegedly laundering some $500 million in online gambling proceeds. 

In a four-count indictment unsealed in New York on Friday, Daniel Tzvetkoff, an Australian national, has been charged with gambling conspiracy, bank fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and one count of money laundering.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/16/2010

Australia Likely To Get Online Gambling Legalisation Soon

Australia is heading towards getting new laws, legislation... the works, to cover the online gaming - gambling sector, following the global trend.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/16/2010

Marvel Comics Commits Material Breach Claims Cryptologic

CryptoLogic Limited (TSX: CRY)(TSX: CXY)(NASDAQ: CRYP)(LSE: CRP), a global developer of branded online betting games and Internet casino software, announces that arbitration proceedings have been f

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2010

Ken Weitzner Considered Suicide 4 Years Ago

Website owner Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner, who operated Eye on Gambling (www.eog.com) and committed suicide last week, eerily spoke about considering sui

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/16/2010

Aussie AFL footballer Brendan Fevola Gambling Addiction

Media Man and Gambling911 investigate and tell it like it is in regard to Brendan Fevola...

The star athlete is seeking professional help in a bid to "knock it on the head".

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/16/2010

Ken Weitzner May be Poster Child for Anti Online Gambling Folks

It may not be long until we start hearing online gambling foes in Washington throwing the name "Ken Weitzner" into their self-absorbed agendas to ban Internet poker and sports betting.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/15/2010

Online Gambling Prohibition: Blame it on Abramoff

Uber-lobbyist Jack Abramoff has long been noted as the individual who allowed online gambling to thrive unregulated, unlicensed and - for a few years - free from prosecution.  Whether the industry

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/15/2010

BetOnLine.com New Ownership Should Keep Ship Afloat

BetOnLine.com has new ownership that's been getting gradually integrated over the past few months and the news is good I, Jagajeet Chiba, can report with blitheness.

Three individuals we know and respect here at Gambling911.com are now involved with the overall management of the company according to various reports.  They are former management from BetOnSports, MVP Sportsbook and Sportsbook.com and I would like for them each to get the recognition they rightfully deserve on the Googles.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/15/2010

Weitzner’s Rivals Speak Out

Owners of rival websites are speaking out about the shocking double suicide of gambling-themed website owner Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner and his wife last week in a Virginia garage.

Weitzner had been the owner and operator of The Prescription (www.therx.com), a website featuring sports handicapping selections, a posting forum and news articles about sports wagering, until selling the lucrative site to Marty Jensen in 2001.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/15/2010

Online Sportsbooks Mean Big Business For Online Poker

Some in the online poker community choose to brandish sports betting as "shady" and "not as important in the whole scheme of things" when it comes to the online gambling sector.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/15/2010

Gambling911.com Founder Discusses Ken Weitzner

As many Gambling911.com readers may know, Gambling911.com founder Chris Costigan once worked for TheRx.com, a website owned and operated by Kenneth "The Shrink" Weitzner.  This past week

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/14/2010

Daly Says Shrink ‘Obsessed’

A former employee of Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner says the controversial gambling news website owner who died last week was an "obsessed" man whose desire to dominate a rival fue

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/14/2010

Cops Won’t Release Weitzner Details

Police in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA, said today that they will not be publicly releasing the official police report about the deaths last week of gambling news website operator Ken "The Shrink

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/13/2010

Shrink Would Often Read About Suicide

Speaking exclusively to one of Kenneth Weitzner's former lovers, Gambling911.com can reveal that "the Shrink" had a preoccupation with suicide to the point where he would often read up on

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/13/2010

StarCraft Cheating the Biggest Scandal to Hit e-Sports

Korea is being rocked by a scandal of epic proportion involving StarCraft where a number of gamers are being linked to match-fixing, cheating and illegal betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2010

Casino Raiders Strike Upscale Casino

by Peter Allen, Daily Mail

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2010

Ken Weitzner: Not a Doctor, But Played One On The Internet

Some years back, a now-infamous television commercial began with a man declaring, "I'm not a doctor, but I play one on TV."

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/13/2010

Foul Play Ruled Out in Shrink’s Death

Foul play is not suspected in the deaths of gambling news website operator Kenneth B.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/12/2010

Steve Wynn: “Joe Francis is Insane”

Joe Francis of "Girls Gone Wild" "holds the all-time record for cuckoo," claims gambling mogul Steve Wynn.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2010

Kenneth Weitzer and Wife to be Cremated

He was a man of the Jewish faith and, while cremation is not commonly permitted, EOG.com founder Kenneth Weitzner will be cremated along with his wife following a memorial on Tuesday.  Weitzner's

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2010

Barney Frank Online Poker Hearing Postponed

Washington, DC - Due to a conflict in the Chairman's schedule, the hearing entitled "H.R. 2266, Reasonable Prudence in Regulation Act and H.R.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2010

Online Gambling Portal Owner Bizarre Death 2nd in 12 Months

The death of Kenneth Weitzner marks the second time in less than 12 months that an online gambling portal owner has died under mysterious circumstances.  Weitzner was confirmed dead shortly after

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2010

Kenneth Weitzner Death Confirmed

It's official: Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner is dead.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/12/2010

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