Major Poker Raid in Alabama

(WBRC) A raid on a Texas Hold 'Em game in Pelham has poker players around the area looking over their shoulders.

Pelham and Hoover police served a search warrant at a game in Pelham on Saturday where more than 72 players and thousands of dollars were involved. Police are quick to point out no arrests were made on Saturday, but they did seize several pieces of equipment to help an investigation they say has been going on for weeks.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2010

International Game Technology Shuts Down Japan Operations

As part of its ongoing focus on operating efficiencies, International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced its decision to close its Japan operations due to ongoing difficult market conditio

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2010

Clonie Gowen Full Tilt Poker Case Dismissed

Breaking News:  A much publicized lawsuit filed by poker player Clonie Gowen against the world's second largest online poker room, Full Tilt Poker (Tiltware) has been dismissed in favor of the def

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/11/2010

Australia Internet Censorship Issue at Breaking Point

Special contributor to the website, Greg Tingle, looks at the continuing uproar over censorship attempts in Australia as they apply to the Internet and ultimately online gambling we

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2010

Are The Feds Cracking Down On Internet Poker?

Nathan Vardi,

At 76 Doyle Brunson is a revered figure in the game of poker and is known variously as Tex Dolly and the Godfather of Poker. Over the years he has twice won the main event at the World Series of Poker, where he has also collected ten bracelets, the second most of all time, in events like seven-card stud. He's written a bestselling how-to book, and fans crowd around him in Las Vegas for his autograph.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2010

888, Bwin, Sportingbet Being Sued in France

eGaming Review Magazine reports that

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/11/2010

Love Secrets of Poker Pro Doyle Brunson and Jagajeet Chiba

Everybody is talking about Doyle Brunson and his lovely wife Louise being featured in an expose appearing in this week's Wall Street Journal.  They join other happy couples like the Ozbournes and

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/10/2010

PokerStars Does Not Miscode Credit Cards

Responding to a report filed by eGaming Review this past week, the world's largest online poker room insisted it does not recode credit card

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/10/2010

Mike Tyson Pulls Out of Online Gambling Shoot: Cites Muslim Beliefs, an online gambling site is in the process of shooting a celebrity promotional video, and was shocked when Mike T

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/10/2010

East Coast Snowfall Odds

The oldest established online bookmaker,, has posted odds on how much snow the East Coast will receive between to

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/10/2010

Affiliate Convention Back in Amsterdam April 15-16

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that the 2010 Casino Affiliate Convention will take place at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam on April 15-16, 2010.

Understanding the dynamics of the online gaming market, this year's event will focus more on intense search engine optimization (SEO) methods for online gaming.  In addition the event will focus on the Eastern European market.

CAC2010 Amsterdam is one of the largest business conferences and trade shows for the gaming industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/10/2010

Super Bowl Records Broke at Gambling911, Vegas reported its highest traffic numbers in its nearly 10 years on the Web Sunday as Super Bowl betting took center stage.  The site dominated in Super Bowl related searches at both G

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/10/2010

Hawaii Gambling Bills Advance in House

YK Pang, Honolulu Advisor

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/10/2010

Online Gambling Processors to Enter US Market

A UK-based payment processing company is preparing to enter the U.S. market and will be open to process online gambling transactions for U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/09/2010

China Plans Online Gambling Crackdown

China plans to crack down on the online gaming and gambling industry, including the banks, financial institutions and websites that support it, the Ministry of Public Security advised in a statemen

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2010

Hawaii the Latest State to Mull Legalized Poker

The 50th state, Hawaii, may be legalizing poker on the Pacific island, but only for visitors.  Hawaii is following the lead of a handful of other US states looking to legalize poker or

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Feb/08/2010

New Jersey Sports Betting Bill Passes Committee

A bill to legalize online sports betting in the state of New Jersey passed committee vote on Monday and is now going to be debated in the NJ Senate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2010

NJ Panel to Consider Law on Sports Betting

TRENTON -- Legislation that would allow New Jersey's horse racing tracks and Atlantic City casinos to accept wagers on sporting events will go before an Assembly panel this week.

It would allow gamblers to make bets in person or via telephone or the Internet, though wagers would not be allowed on college games that take place in the Garden State or involve a New Jersey college team, regardless of where the game was played.

But before any such law could be enacted, voters would first have to amend the state Constitution to permit such wagering.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/08/2010

Initial Report: Vegas, Reno, Online Had Killer Super Bowl

Based on preliminary numbers, the online gambling sites should have been way up over last year's Super Bowl numbers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2010

Super Bowl 2010: Betting Action Depends on Book

So far, appears to have defied the Super Bowl 2010 betting trends with most of its customers jumping on the Indianapolis Colts bandwagon.  64 percent of gamblers betting the Super B

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2010

Super Bowl 44 Betting One for the Record Books?

It is too early to tell whether Super Bowl 44 betting will indeed place this game in the record books, but early traffic at, the gambling news and odds authority, suggests it could

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2010

Rochester Region at Center of Online Gambling Arrests

Gary Craig - Staff writer,

Local News - February 7, 2010 - 5:00am

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/07/2010

Washington Post: Internet Gambling Again in Play

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), right, is working on legislation that would legalize and regulate poker, mah-jongg and other online wagering. Rep.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/06/2010

Super Bowl 2010 Specials: 25 Percent Buddy Referrals

Super Bowl 2010 specials are aplenty but not all are made the same.  You won't find too many websites promoting the most famous of the online sportsbook bonuses - the Refer Your Friends.  That's

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/06/2010

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Prepare for Big Money Weekend

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas sports books are counting down to Super Bowl Sunday. The big game means big business for Las Vegas, and casinos expect to cash in on this weekend's game.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/06/2010

How to Bet on the Super Bowl 2010 Online

Previously we answered the question:  "Where can I bet on the 2010 Super Bowl?", providing the necessary i

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/06/2010

2010 Super Bowl Betting Marathon Coverage will be providing its 2010 Super Bowl 48 hour marathon betting coverage on the hundreds of prop wagers being offered on this weekend's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2010

Mastercard Attempts to Block Online Gambling Charges

It may not be easy opening an online betting account this weekend for the Super Bowl using your Mastercard as that company has announced it is blocking transactions to online gambling websites.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2010

Apple iPad Will Help Online Gambling, Poker

Assuming the Apple iPad is as well received by the end user as it has been by the mainstream press, the online community is likely to benefit significantly.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2010

Breaking News

Adam Friedman Defeats Phil Hellmuth to Win WSOP $10k Dealer's Choice for Third Straight Year ($248,350)

Adam Friedman Defeats Phil Hellmuth to Win WSOP $10k Dealer's Choice for Third Straight Year ($248,350)

Bracelet number 17 was not meant to least not yet.   Phil Hellmuth, the record 16 World Series of Poker bracelet winner, was taken down by Adam Friedman Wednesday night in the Dealer's Choice Championship.

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin climbed to a record high on Wednesday, and the first U.S. bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) built on gains after a solid debut on Tuesday.

The Sunday Special Pot Limit Omaha at America's Card Room

Pot Limit Omaha gets some much-deserved attention at America's Cardroom with the weekly Sunday Special PLO at 2:30pm ET.