Gambling

Online Gambling in Florida?

OPPAGA (Florida's Legislative Office of Program Policy & Government Analysis) will present their review of online gaming to the Senate Regulated Industries Committee next Tuesday, January 19

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/13/2010

Miami Heat Second Team to Ban Gambling

Looks like the Miami Heat has its own Agent Zero - as in zero tolerance for gambling on team flights.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2010

Jon Kyl Holding Up Appointments for US Treasury

Online gambling foe Jon Kyl is reportedly making things very difficult on the US Treasury by holding up appointments for officials in key

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/12/2010

Former BetonSports CEO Sentenced to Under 3 Years

ST. LOUIS (Bloomberg News) - The former chief executive of an Internet gambling company, BetOnSports, was sentenced to 33 months in prison on Friday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2010

NBA Players, Teams Don’t Want Gambling Restrictions

NEW YORK - (Canadian Press) - NBA players aren't ready to turn in their cards.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2010

Internet Gambling Patent: US Default Judgment Rendered

1st Technology LLC this past week received Notice of Intent to Issue Reexamination Certificate ("Notice") for 1st Technology's core Internet gambling patent, U.S.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/11/2010

Online Gambling Bill to be Introduced This Week

Gambling911.com has learned that a new online gambling bill will be introduced in the coming days, paving the way for legalized online gambling for US citizens. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2010

Pastor, 3 Men Charged in Online Gambling Scheme

A one time Evangelist pastor and three other men were charged for running an elaborate $10 million online gambling scheme on Monday.

The arrests come 11 months after a raid of the Gold Coast offices of Alan Davenport for allegedly bilking investors out of $10 million on a "sports arbitrage" scheme.  Davenport, once a pastor for the now defunct Reach Out for Christ Pentecostal church, ran the online gambling enterprise from his Australian home under the name World Trade Systems (WTS).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/11/2010

Delaware Finds Loophole in Sports Betting Law for NFL Playoffs

Did somebody say "loophole"?

As in loophole big enough to drive a truck through?

As in a Brinks truck full of money?

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/10/2010

Boomaker.com Featured on Two Popular TV Shows

Daily 10 (E!): This fast-paced, half-hour show is sure to keep even the most obsessed pop culture addicts up-to-date.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2010

NY Authorities Go After Online Gambling Ring

Authorities in Staten Island and Brooklyn are closing in on dozens of Gambino mobsters involved in running a multimillion-dollar online gambling ring, specifically sports betting, according to the

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/08/2010

Morning Call: Odds Are Against Atlantic City

By Matt Assad and John L. Micek, Morning Call

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2010

PA Legalizes Poker, Blackjack at Slots Casinos

(Associated Press) - Pennsylvania legalized poker, blackjack and other table games at slots casinos Thursday, upping the ante in the increasingly fierce competition among states for gamblers' money

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/07/2010

Lasseters Casino Refutes “Racist” Ban of Best Price

Australia's multi cultural values and sensitives have once again come under the spotlight following an incident at Lasseters Casino in the Northern Territory on New Years Day.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/07/2010

Offshore Gambling Sites Will Need License in UK

With an exodus of bookmakers leaving the United Kingdom to avoid being taxed excessively for their online gambling websites, the UK has now fired back.  They will require a license in order to cat

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/07/2010

Robbers Take 100K From Casino Truck Stop

NEW ORLEANS - A pair of masked robbers stole $100,000 from a casino truck stop in New Orleans early Monday morning while technicians were taking money out of gambling machines, according to the NOP

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2010

Gilbert Arenas Suspended Over Poker Debt Gun Incident

NEW YORK (AP)-Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas(notes) was suspended without pay by NBA commissioner David Stern on Wednesday for behavior that made him "not currently fit to take the co

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2010

North American Poker Tour Exposes PokerStars

A lucrative sponsorship deal of the North American Poker Tour will further help to boost market share for online poker's largest room, PokerStars.com.  The

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/06/2010

Decimal Odds to Become the Norm: Fractional Odds Out

There are three primary odds used by bookmakers:  Fractional, Decimal and the so-called American Odds, which are among the most prevalently featured here at Gambling911.com.  Fractional is pretty

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/06/2010

Mayweather in Casino Standoff With Rap Star

It all went down at the grand opening of Vanity nightclub in the Hard Rock Hotel -- which was hosted by Diddy.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2010

College Bowl Game, NFL Playoffs Traffic Way Up

Good news for online sportsbooks as College Bowl game betting traffic as well as NFL Playoffs betting traffic appear to be way up based on Gambling911.com stats.

Traffic on New Year's Day, which features several major College Bowl games, was up a whopping 67 percent over last year.  January 2 traffic was up 41 percent over last year.  January 3 traffic was up 39 percent over last year.  January 4 traffic was up 37 percent over last year.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2010

AP: PA Table Games Bill in Review

(Associated Press) - Elements of the table games bill that passed the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday and awaits House action:

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2010

Next NBA Player To Get Caught Carrying A Gun Odds

As the NBA reviews the facts surrounding the alleged gun showdown between Gilbert Arenas and fellow Wizard Javaris Crittenton, Mickey Richardson and his team at

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2010

AP: Kentucky Discusses Budget, Gambling

(Associated Press) - Lawmakers are scheduled to convene Tuesday for the start of a legislative session that will be overshadowed by a looming financial crisis and a continuing push to legalize casi

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2010

Poker Gambling Debt at Center of NBA Wizards Probe

Washington police continue to investigate an incident that allegedly took place in the NBA's Washington Wizards locker room in which two teammates drew guns on each other in an argument over a gamb

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/03/2010

Super Bowl Shutout for Delaware?

Sunday, February 1, 2009, is Super Bowl Sunday, and two states in the USA have legal wagering on the National Football League (NFL)--Nevada and Delaware.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/03/2010

2010 College Bowl Betting Big For Bookies

The 2010 College Bowl betting season should help pad the pockets of online bookmakers catering to the North American market.  Trafficwise, Gambling911.com expects brisk activity throughout the day

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/01/2010

Online Gambling: Is Betting on Volcano Eruptions in Bad Taste?

A few years back the online gambling website Bookmaker.com was somewhat criticized for offering betting odds on hurricanes duri

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/31/2009

Associated Press: Sports Bettor Guilty in Setting Car on Fire

A Staten Island man has pleaded guilty to setting a former employee's Mercedes-Benz on fire in Ocean County in 2004 out of revenge, the U.S. Attorney's office said.

James LaForte Jr., 32, also admitted Dec. 21 to handing out high-interest loans and then using threats and violence to collect on them - loan-sharking and extortion schemes that carry a maximum of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, the attorney's office said.
Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2009

Online Sports Betting: Skybook Finally Pays

Following Gambling911.com's report that online sports betting website Skybook.com was having difficulty paying a he

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/29/2009

Breaking News

Gigi Levy Weiss Eyeing NFT Gaming With His $450M NFX Fund

Israeli investor Gigi Levy Weiss now has a fresh $450 million NFX fund to play with and the odds are good he'll be investing in gaming enterprises.

Betting Odds for Diaz vs. Ferguson and Ferguson vs. McGregor Released

Betting Odds for Diaz vs. Ferguson and Ferguson vs. McGregor Released

Ferguson comes in as the +250 underdog versus McGregor.

What is the Early Line on the Michigan Wolverines vs. MSU Spartans Game October 30?

What is the Early Line on the Michigan Wolverines vs. MSU Spartans Game October 30?

There was an early line on the highly anticipated Michigan vs. Michigan State game as both teams come into this game undefeated and will mark the first time these two teams meet with 7-0 records.