Gambling

Playtech Wins Contract for Italy Online Poker Room: Snai What??

Online gambling software provider Playtech has agreed a licensing deal with Snai, which manages a network of 6,000 betting shops in Italy.

Maurizio Ughi, chairman of Snai, said: 'Having chosen Playtech's portfolio, we are able to offer our customers two poker games, Texas Hold 'Em and Omaha. Our aim is to be the leading player in the Italian market for skill games, as we are for horse racing and sports betting.'

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/13/2008

Everest Poker Revenues Way Up for Parent Company

Everest Poker's parent company GigaMedia's second-quarter results revealed revenues were up 31% on same period last year to US$52.5m, with operating income growing 18% to US$11.9m.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/13/2008

Las Vegas Continues to be Paralyzed by US Economy Woes

Statewide, gambling revenue for June was down a little more than 1% at $949.3 million, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

And on the Strip -- which accounts for roughly half of all gambling in the Silver State -- monthly revenue fell 3% to $486.4 million. After a relatively upbeat start to 2008, Nevada gambling revenue is down nearly 2% for the year to date, with the Strip off 1.5%.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2008

iMEGA Founder Responds to Remote Gaming Association Comments

Mr. Hawkswood,

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2008

Remote Gaming Association Explains Why They Support HR 6663

HR 6663 or the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Clarification and Implementation Act of 2008 is purposed to clarify what constitutes what as legal and illegal under the UIGEA.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2008

Full Tilt Poker Payout Complaints Mount

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2008

Unibet Second Quarter Profits More Than Double

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Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2008

The Remote Gambling Association Likes Bill Targeting Sports Betting

What are they thinking?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/10/2008

Jaco Beach a Health Hazard to Those Who Swim in it

Jaco Beach, home to many a bookmaker and sports book operator residing in Costa Rica - not to mention one of that nation's favorite getaways - has now been deemed a "health risk".

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2008

Online Sportsbooks: What’s On Tap This Weekend?

Here we are heading into the second full week of August and things are really starting to heat up at Gambling911.com's esteemed online sportsbooks.

Taking center stage this weekend will be the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing where many of these sportsbooks will be offering bets on everything from which country will take home the most gold medals overall to which country will take home the most gold in each individual event.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/08/2008

Steve Wynn Attacked by Hookers at His Strip Resort

Casino mogul Steve Wynn was reportedly attacked by two sister hookers this week at his strip hotel in Las Vegas.

Reports had Sarah Cournede approaching Wynn and soliciting him for sex, which he refused. He did, however, allegedly confuse her with someone else - a girl named "Jamie" or perhaps a guy named "Jamie".All he kept saying was Jamie, Jamie, Jamie, like screaming Jamie.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2008

Snoop Dogg Tied into BetonSports Bookie Mobile Defendants

Three individuals who plead guilty to federal charges in a US online gambling case against BetonSports.com, once promoted a Miami Snoop Dogg poker charity never could quite get off the ground....or

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/08/2008

Cryptologic Reports Modest Revenue Growth for Second Quarter

CryptoLogic Limited, an Internet gaming software, today reported its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2008, posting modest revenue growth over the same period a year ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2008

Deutsche Bank AG Forecloses on $3.5 bil Las Vegas Casino

The $3.5 billion Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino in Las Vegas has come to stand for everything that could possibly go wrong with today's mortgage crisis.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/07/2008

Lawmakers urge US stop action vs EU gambling firms

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers have urged the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2008

Three Plead Guilty in BetonSports Case

Three Florida men pleaded guilty in federal court in St. Louis Wednesday to online gambling-related charges, marking a first in attempts to shut down online gambling, prosecutors said.

The three are the first individuals to plead guilty in the case involving BetOnSports, which was once one of the largest online gambling companies in the world, and the first convictions of a "non-gambling entity" like an advertising or marketing company for a gambling-related crime, Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Holtshouser said.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2008

Ladbrokes Prepared to Accept US Poker Bets Says Managing Director

England's largest bookmaker, Ladbrokes, is said to be considering accepting US poker bets in a move sure to rattle the industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2008

Largest Identity Theft Ring Bust Recalls Patrick Kalonji Online Gambling Arrest

The largest identity theft ring in US history has been broken up a little over a month after Patrick Kalonji was arrested for stealing over 150 identities from online gambling websites.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2008

John Gotti Jr. Indicted on Conspiracy Charges

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2008

Online Casino Shuts Down Amid Allegations

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2008

Sue Schneider Steps Down from CEO Position at Clarion

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/04/2008

The Internet and Gambling Online is Really Bad Says Russia

Russia is not without its own anti-Internet gambling zealots, similar to the USA.....and then there are those who - for better or for good - want the entire Internet cleansed .

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/04/2008

HR 6663 Not Welcome by Online Gambling Community

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/04/2008

Online Gambling Paradise Site of Bloody Honeymoon Murder

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/03/2008

Payout Nightmares Continue With Sportsbooks, Poker Sites

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2008

William Hill Hit by High Taxes in Great Britain

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2008

Borgata Babes Lawsuit Settlement Reached

A sexual harassment case lodged against Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel has been settled according to a report in Newsday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2008

Mohawks Respond to Forbes Bodog Article Regarding Seizures

An article was recently released on Forbes.com that creates several misimpressions that the Morris Mohawk Gaming Group feels compelled to clarify for our customers.

As most of our customers already know, all operators outsource payment processing functions to third parties and these payment processors are subject to regulatory constraints wherever they operate, and, occasionally in the US, are subject to legal action because of the uncertain legal environment there.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2008

Breaking News

The dark history of Australia’s largest casino

The dark history of Australia’s largest casino

Gambling activity is considered to be an evil activity, which can never lead to any good and can not be built on any good. This came out to be very much true.

Evolution Gaming is getting licensed in South Africa

Evolution Gaming, a Swedish live dealer software provider, has just acquired its license to directly opera

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 15, 2020: Ladbrokes Hit With Record Fine

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday February 15, 2020.