Gambling

Joe Brennan Jr. Left Off Bluff Poker Power 20

John Pappas of the Poker Players Alliance made the Bluff Poker Power 20The PPA

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/04/2010

Super Bowl 2010 Betting: Line Moves Déjà vu

There has been much made here at Gambling911.com of the 2010 Super Bowl odds being incredibly fluid just days before the big game and why that might be when approximately

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/04/2010

Iowa Backs Legalized Sports Betting

(Associated Press) - A Senate subcommittee on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill legalizing sports betting in Iowa, but even backers conceded they have a long way to go before such gambling is l

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/03/2010

Irate Over iPoker Network: Reneges on Jackpot Win?

One of the world's largest online poker networks has come under fire of late for policies related to the discouraging of high stakes long term winning poker players as customers, a

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/02/2010

Online Poker Payment Processor Faces Up To 30 Years

Online poker payment processor, Douglas Rennick of Canada, is facing up to 30 years in prison after an appeals court on Monday upheld a contempt order for his refusing to comply with a grand-jury s

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/02/2010

Contempt Order Upheld in Online Gambling Case

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a contempt order for refusing to comply with a grand-jury subpoena against two companies owned by a Canadian man accused of processing

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/01/2010

Asia Gambling Tycoon Stanley Ho in Grave Condition

One of the gambling world's most recognizable figures is said to be in grave condition.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/01/2010

Online Gambling Conference Might Rethink Strategy

The International Gaming Expo (also known as IGE) has voiced opposition in the past year over another online gambling event, the

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/01/2010

Internet Gambling: iMEGA Chief Testifies Before New Jersey

IMEGA will participate in today's hearing of the New Jersey Senate's Gaming & Tourism committee, with Chairman Joe Brennan Jr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2010

Best of Gambling911: Woo Falls for Super Hero

Now celebrating 10 great years, Gambling911.com takes a look back at some of its star reporters greatest loves.  There was Marc "Gorby" Blandford, the founder of Sportingbet.com who Woo

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/31/2010

Aussie Millions Champion, Australia Election Odds

Gambling911.com's Man Down Under, Greg Tingle, has all the latest news on the Aussie Millions Champion, James Packer and Australia's election odds. 

Aussie Millions Champion Crowned

The 2010 Aussie Millions Main Event has a champion. Tyron Krost is keeping the title in Australia for the second straight year. The 23-year-old battled 746 players over five days to take the title home to Sydney, along with the $2 million AUD first-place prize.

James Packer's City Of Dreams Macau Potential Share Buy In By Harrah's Entertainment

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2010

Chili Poker Gets Chilly Reception from Affiliates

Following Gambling911.com's publishing of Chili Poker CEO's email about that online poker company's stance when it comes to "winning players" (see my article

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/31/2010

2010 Super Bowl Betting Will Set Records (We Hope)

Gambling911.com is hopeful that 2010 Super Bowl betting will set all types of records from traffic numbers to revenue for our online sportsbook sponsors. The vast majority of Super Bowl bets will be related to propositions such as "first to score", "coin toss" and even the length of the National Anthem.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2010

VC Poker Gives Players the Boot

It's difficult to imagine two strong name brands like the iPoker Network and long time British bookmaker Victor Chandler finding themselves in the midst of a PR nightmare, but that is exactly what

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/29/2010

France Operators Won’t Shut Down Online Gambling Accounts

Good news for online gambling operators in France as it has been reported they will not have to shut down their gambling customers accounts.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/29/2010

Iowa Wants Legalized Sports Betting

Rod Boshart | Globe Gazette

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2010

UK Betting Worth £6bn: US Should Take Notice

According to a report in eGaming Review Magazine online, the UK betting industry is now valued at £6bn according to Deloitte and employs a whopping 100,

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/28/2010

Sports Betting News: NBA Relaxes Gambling Stance

The NBA may be taking another step toward relaxing its antigambling stance. The league is talking with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

Delaware Appeals Sports Betting Restrictions

DOVER, Del. (AP) - The state of Delaware on Wednesday appealed restrictions on its sports betting lottery to the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

London Booty Calling: Joe Brennan Jr. Diaries

The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association fearless leader, Joe Brennan Jr., has taken some time off from going head-to-head with the Kentucky

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

Fatal System Error Looks At Mob, Internet and Costa Rica

There is a new book out entitled "Fatal System Error", which, among other things, takes an in depth look at the Mob and its influence over the Internet from the United States to Costa Ric

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/26/2010

Australia Casino Gossip From The Media Man

Crown Casino is in a jovial mood this week, with celebs, big time players and whales in town for the annual Aussie Millions.  Annette "Annette 15" Obrestad has already pocketed $200,000 AUD at the tables, while Dan Shak won over a million quid via the $100,000 Challenge, but that's small change compared to what Mr James Packer and co are making from all the action at Crown Limited.

The bean counters are said to be extremely pleased.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2010

Australian Internet Censorship Still a Hot Button Topic

I hope everyone had a Happy Australia Day, unless of course you are one of the millions of Aussies who are protesting the upcoming "Great Australian Firewall", thanks to Senator Stephen C

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2010

Dikshit Sells Remaining Stocks in PartyGaming

According to reports filed by Bloomberg News on Tuesday, PartyGaming co-founder Anurag Dikshit has sold his remaining shares in what was once the world's largest online poker company, PartyGaming.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/26/2010

Justice Dept. Wants More Info on Churchill Downs Deal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Churchill Downs Inc. said the Justice Department has asked for more information related to its proposed $126.8 million deal to buy online rival Youbet.com Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2010

PPA Applauds Poker Players’ Efforts to Aid Haiti

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today commended the g

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2010

Ladbrokes Customer List for Sale

By JASON LEWIS, MAIL ON SUNDAY SECURITY EDITOR and SANDRA WHITE IN MELBOURNE,

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2010

Online Gambling: Kentucky v. iMEGA Wait Continues

Though the Kentucky Supreme Court today released a number of opinions for cases on its docket, the anticipated decision in Commonwealth of Kentucky v. iMEGA, et al, was not among them.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2010

World Sports Exchange, Matchbook.com Downgraded

A popular sports betting portal has recently downgraded long established World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com) and another betting exchange it owns, Matchbook.com, citing "payment issues".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/21/2010

Sports Betting News: World Cup 70 Percent of BM Rev

Make no mistake about it, sports betting businesses across the globe are looking forward to this summer's

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2010

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 be...at 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.