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Cake Poker Welcomes Doyles Room On Board

Gambling911.com has published the DoylesRoom announcement, now let's get a perspective from the Cake Poker Network, which is among the fastest growing of the poker networks out there - already powe

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2009

Doyles Room Poker Joins the Cake Network Today

DoylesRoom.com today announced the worldwide launch of their online poker room on the Cake Poker Network.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Schedule Announced

The 2009 World Series of Poker schedule has been announced.   Following magnificent ratings on ESPN for the delayed final table, the 2009 WSOP will once again feature the "November Nine&quot

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/26/2009

Introducing Jim Jones Jolly… Minus the Poison Cool Aid

In today's installment of the "CAP Follies" (CAP is short for Casino Affiliate Programs) we learn that co-organizer, Warren Jolly, has stepped up to the pulpit and ordered his minions to

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2009

UIGEA: Live Free or Die

According to a report filed by Online Casino Advisory, the state of New Hampshire lottery has become the latest victim of the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act, legislation that was drafted

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/25/2009

Postcard From Paris as Gambling Lawyer Takes Deserved Break

What can be more romantic than beautiful Paris, France?  Having an American couple renew their vows there on the heels of a huge win against the state of Kentucky.  While Gambling911.com often pr

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/25/2009

CAP Online Gambling Affiliate Group Accused of Hacking

The never ending saga of Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) is just that - NEVER ENDING - and just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, it just did.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2009

Academy Awards of Online Gambling (2009)

Gambling911.com's International Senior Correspondent and vertical chrome pole dance expert reveals her choices for the 2009 Academy Awards of Online Gambling.

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Hey, the nominations were released on Thursday for each category in the 2009 Academy Awards.   A full slate of Oscar betting odds were now available at SBG Global - home of the massive cash bonuses. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/25/2009

The End of the CAP Affiliate Programs as we Know it?

The ongoing saga of the Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) relationship to a "rogue" online poker room - CardSpike - continues with the apparent resignation of co-founder Lou Fabiono and fur

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2009

Poker Pro Amarillo Slim Beaten and Robbed

News broke Thursday night that 80-year old poker legend Amarillo Slim was robbed and assaulted in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas.  

Allegedly, the former World Series of Poker Champion was attempting to obtain collateral on a debt owed to him.  The debt he was owed was $3,000 and he was merely trying to collect some kind of down payment on the amount.  According to Amarillo Police Lieutenant Jim McKenny, Slim met his assailant at an agreed to location, an open field where he thought he would be picking up some type of 4-wheeler as the collateral.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

CasinoMeister Bryan Bailey Boycotts CAP Over CardSpike Flap

Just when you think things couldn't get any worse regarding the Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP)/CardSpike.com flap, they just did.

The most prominent of the online casino watchdogs, Bryan Bailey, also known as the CasinoMeister, has opted not to attend this year's CAP event in London, England.  The CAP affiliate festivities were slated to take place the same week as the Internet Gaming Expo Show (better known as ICE).

Casinomeister posted a YouTube video entitled "Chillin' with the Meister" on Friday, January 23, 2009.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/24/2009

Bodog Poker Falls to 19th Spot for Real Cash Players

Bodog Poker's luck continues to wane.  A check of Saturday morning's real cash poker activity showed that the once prominent online gambling firm was 19

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/24/2009

Porn Poker Room: Latest Casualty of Struggling Economy

Apparently, porn can be sustained, but poker can not.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/24/2009

Bookmaker.com Announces New Loyalty Points

Bookmaker.com announced the launch of BookMaker BetPoints, a new loyalty program designed to reward both  recreational bettors and high rollers alike.  At each of three different status l

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

Las Vegas Hedging Their Bets for 2009

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Long-term bets are always risky in Las Vegas -- a city that prides itself on invention, reinvention and almost constant change.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/23/2009

Doyle Brunson 16th Most Likely to Kick the Bucket in 2009?

Poker pro Doyle Brunson is not all that thrilled to have learned he made the list of the "100 most likely celebs to die in 2009".  You read that right, there is actually a "Blend Ce

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/23/2009

Why Online Gambling Websites Require So Much Documentation

A lot of people balk at the idea that online gambling websites require various forms of documentation faxed in - often at the time of payout requests.  Some would argue that such documentation nee

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/23/2009

iMEGA responds to Kentucky Governor’s Appeal

Lawyers representing the Commonwealth of Kentucky filed a notice to appeal in the matter of iMEGA v. Judge Thomas D. Wingate.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/22/2009

Shares in Playtech Rise Despite Economic Woes

There may be a worldwide recession but the online gambling sector continues to thrive with casino and poker software giant, Playtech (PTEC.L) reporting a 2.6 percent climb in its shares. 

The rise followed reports of 4th quarter revenue of 31.5 million euros, an increase of 11 percent quarter-on-quarter, which in turn prompted Numis to repeat its "buy" rating. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/22/2009

PartyGaming Loses It’s Managing Director

In a blow to the struggling online poker firm, PartyGaming Managing Director, John O'Malia, has quit the job after only 8 months in the position.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2009

J. Todd Calls CAP CardSpike Relationship a “Shell Game”

In the latest APWA video report, J.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/21/2009

PokerStars Pulls Its Players From Poker After Dark: Full Tilt Rift?

Poker Stars is no longer allowing its players to participate on Poker After Dark, the NBC program that featured a one time child predator among its professional pl

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2009

Kentucky Governor Files Appeal re: Online Gambling Decision

Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear and his legal counsel have filed an appeal with the state court after losing a case Tuesday to seize 141 online gambling domain names.

In a 2-to-1 majority opinion, The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled for the Interactive Media Entertainment and Gaming Association (iMEGA) in its suit against Judge Thomas D. Wingate (No. 2008-CA-002000-OA), by blocking the seizure orders issued by the Franklin (KY) circuit court judge for the domain names, all related to Internet gambling (Commonwealth of Kentucky, Franklin Circuit Court, Division II, 08-CI-1409).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/21/2009

Eric Holder Nomination Held Up Another Week

It was somewhat unexpected but the nomination for Attorney General, Eric Holder, will be put on hold for at least another week Gambling911.com has learned.

Senate Republicans forced the Judiciary Committee to delay a vote on Eric Holder due to lingering doubts over Holder's role in the 2001 pardon of fugitive financier Marc Rich.  There was an apparent confrontation between Holder and a Republican Senator.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/21/2009

Supreme Court Decision on Internet Content Important to Web Gambling

The government lost its final attempt Wednesday to revive a federal law intended to protect children from sexual material and other objectionable content on the Internet.  This decision may play a

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/21/2009

Online Gambling Still Thriving in Recession

The Isle of Man, an important online gambling center, reports that the industry is its fastest growing during these hard economic times.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2009

Tropicana, Trump in Trouble

If there was any doubt the recession was hurting casinos, Tuesday's news should put those questions to rest.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2009

Pennsylvania Judge Rules Poker a Game of Skill

The online poker community has long argued that poker is a game of skill and now a state judge has agreed.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/20/2009

UIGEA Officially Takes Effect

If you are a customer of PokerStars, you may have noticed that you are not quite as able to deposit as easily to the site, especially if your preferred method was using their direct bank transfer m

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2009

Amsterdam Casino Affiliate Convention to be Held March 30-31

The seventh annual Casino Affiliate Convention will take place in Amsterdam on March 30-31 at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2009

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