Gambling

Poland Restricts Gambling Outside Casinos

WARSAW - Poland's parliament on Friday adopted a law that confines gambling to casinos and phases out the slot machines currently in many Polish cafes, clubs, shops and service stations.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/23/2009

Bookies Hurt by Indianapolis Colts Cover

While the online bookmakers needed the Indianapolis Colts to lose against Baltimore to enjoy a successful day, other games managed to go the bookies way including Pittsburgh's shock loss to Kansas

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/22/2009

Premier League Must not be Complacent on Match-Fixing

By Rory Smith, The Telegraph

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/22/2009

Mafia Tomato Gets Squished

By MURRAY WEISS and CHUCK BENNETT, NY Post

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/19/2009

80% of Work Place Activity Surfing Porn and Gambling

Over the period of one month, officials measured how employees and students in Jönköping, Sweden used the municipality's 8,000 computers and the results were staggering.

At times, up to 80 percent of the municipality's Internet capacity was used for file sharing, an activity which is oftentimes illegal, according to a report in The Local, a Swedish online news site.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/19/2009

Sports Betting: More Alleged Mobsters in New York Busted

Around two dozen alleged mobsters were busted Wednesday morning during a massive probe into a multi-million dollar sports betting and loansharking operation in the New York City area.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2009

Online Gambling List at Center of Fed Ex Driver Attack

The driver of a Fed Ex truck in North Quincy, Massachusetts was brutally attacked while carrying

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2009

Threat Seen to Nevada’s Sports Betting Monopoly

By Richard N. Velotta and Brian Wargo, Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Internet Gambling: Man Jailed for Refusing to Testify

One more Kansas City man was jailed for refusing to testify in an Internet gambling investigation. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2009

Atlantic City: Last Calls to be Pushed Back?

ATLANTA (myfoxatlanta.com) - The Atlanta City Council, which shortened serving hours for the city's bars six years ago after a series of shootings and complaints about late-night rowdiness, may con

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Golden Casino Shuts Its Doors to US Players

The popular Golden Casino brand will be closing its doors to US players come December 1, 2009.  The announcement is believed to relate to an investigation overseen by the US Attorney's Office out

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/17/2009

Canada Money Launderer Shows Holes in Vegas Casinos

LOS ANGELES, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Las Vegas has cleaned up since its days as a magnet for ill-gotten mobster gains, but a Canadian insider trading scam has exposed the smaller-scale money laundering still going on in the desert city's casinos.

Canadian Stanko Grmovsek admitted in a Toronto court earlier this year to making $9 million with a law school buddy in a 14-year illegal scheme. Court documents show he said he laundered some of it by gambling wads of cash on games like blackjack in Vegas's world-famous casino strip.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Sands Looks to Restart Macau Casino

By JEREMIAH MARQUEZ (AP)

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2009

Israel Police Bust Internet Gambling Operation

Israel Police and the Tax Authority officials broke up a massive online gambling ring on Monday.s

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2009

Jenny Woo Reconnects With Her High School Beau

As many of my readers know, I had to head up to my home town of Pensacola, Florida to help with some family affairs. 

Pensacola is a small town.  There is not much to do.  It's so boring there that even though I volunteer my time at animal shelters, the only thing to do there is tip cows over at night, and I would partake (a long long time ago)....and no cow was hurt, OKAY!  The only one hurting was me because another fun thing to do in Pensacola was get strung out on mushrooms. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/15/2009

Friday The 13th Always a Good Day to Place Bets

Gambling on Friday The 13th (which is today) is an acceptable and welcome practice.  Because the activity is often viewed in the same realm as "sex" and "drinking alcohol

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2009

Sports Interaction – Online Sportsbook Review

Sports Interaction was the first online sports

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/12/2009

MahjongTime Online Casino Affiliate Program Closes

Income Access sent out an ominous message to its members on Wednesday, warning them that they have severed ties with the MahjongTime online casino affiliate program.  They cite "payment conce

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2009

Poland Laws Will Affect Online Gambling

Poland appears to be the next in a long list of countries looking tighten the noose on its fledgling gambling industry.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/11/2009

Merge Poker Falls Through on Promise to Pay PIC Club

In a hotly contested dispute over payment, online poker payment platform PIC Club claims it has yet to receive monies promised by Merge Poker, an online poker network.

PIC Club states that Merge owes much more money in fees, however, Merge has argued that some customers of PIC Club have been "taking them for a ride" by joining Merge poker rooms and quickly leaving.  Each deposit into a Merge poker room results in fees as do withdrawals.

Gambling911.com has obtained a "settlement" email correspondence between PIC Club CEO Chuck Kidd and Merge Poker CEO Anthony Taylor.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/10/2009

£45.5m EuroMillions Winner is Cancer Survivor

Les Scadding has been out of work since last Christmas and was £68 overdrawn on his bank account.  He is also a survivor of testicular cancer.  Now he's £45.5m richer having won the EuroMillion

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Nov/10/2009

PIC Club CEO Chuck Kidd Letter to Poker Players

In case you haven't been following the drama on Gambling911.com for the past week, online poker payment platform PIC Club Poker has been involved in a heated exchange with Merge Poker network over

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2009

Online Sports Books Spared by Phil Ivey WSOP Exit

There were quite a few big bets placed on Phil Ivey to win the 2009 World Series of Poker before the event even began.  Fortunately for the online sportsbooks, Ivey was eliminated in 7th

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/08/2009

PIC Club Hires Frank Catania to get its Money

Online poker payment platform PIC Club had hired noted gaming attorney Frank Catania to recover funds from a failed online poker venture, Eurolinx, Gambling911.com has learned.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2009

Online Sportsbooks Hope For Big Weekend

College Football and the NFL will always have the online sportsbooks licking their chops but this weekend there is even more to be happy about.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2009

DROID is Gambling911 .com Friendly

Okay so we know that everyone was holding off buying their DROID until they were absolutely certain it would be compatible with their favorite online news website, Gambling911.com.  You were all w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

Whale in PIC Club Merge Online Poker Scandal Speaks

Gambling911.com has been reporting extensively on the controversy surrounding PIC Club Poker, an online payment platform dealing with the Internet poker community, and the Merge Poker Network.  PI

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

Online Poker Probe Casts Ominous Shadow Over 2009 WSOP

As the 2009 World Series of Poker final table is set to get underway this weekend, fears are mounting that US authorities might try to make a powerful statement by announcing new indictments into a

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

Soccer Officials Detained in China Over Gambling Probe

Hu Yinan, China Daily

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2009

Gov.: Ky. Needs to Act on Casinos After Ohio Vote

FRANKFORT, Ky. -Associated Press --- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said it's time for the state to act on approving expanded gambling now that Ohio voters approved casinos in four cities.

Beshear said Ohio residents will reap the benefits of thousands of new jobs and millions in new tax dollars. He said Kentucky "can't afford to wait any longer" on the issue, claiming it could lead to immediate economic benefits.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2009

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.