Gambling

2008 – 2009 College Bowl Season Betting Promises Economic Relief

For online sportsbooks, the 2008 - 2009 bowl season will help boost gambling revenues at a time when the economy continues to struggle. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/08/2008

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey Has Ass Named Jenny Woo

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, this weekend had an opportunity to sit down with former Republican House majority leader, Dick Armey.  The two discussed "freedom of the Inter

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2008

Online Gambling Site Reports on Bratz Dolls?

The soon-to-be extinct Bratz dolls, some of whom look like "retired" Bodog founder Calvin Ayre's hookers, have made their way onto the Bodog Beat website.

The Bratz dolls posting appears on Bodog Beat, a BodogLife.com associated web blog that encourages readers to join the online gambling and poker site.  A "Sign In To Bodog" button takes readers directly to a signup page for the Bodog site.

"Why would they have an entry for Bratz dolls?" questioned one industry observer.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/07/2008

Michael Phelps Would Take Online Poker to Next Level

With Olympic swimmer and gold medal record holder Michael Phelps practicing to become a professional poker player, the idea of having someone of his stature representing online poker could prove to

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/07/2008

Man Indicted in Gambling Bust Faces Charges in Baby Beating

A Philadelphia man has been charged with violently beating his infant son. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2008

Bodog Poker Beat Out by DoylesRoom, Pacific

Doylesroom.com, which is currently offering a 110 percent cash bonus up to $550, continues to climb the online poker charts. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/05/2008

Not Woo! Gambling911 Reporter Denies WSOP Final 9 Fling

Contrary to reports on WickedChopsPoker.com Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, has denied she bedded one of the 2008 World Series of Pok

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2008

Kahnawake Mohawks Seeing Red Over 60 Minutes Report

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC), a regulatory agency made up of Canadian Indians that oversees online gambling operations run by the Kahnawake tribe, was not too happy about the report on Ame

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/05/2008

Cantor Gaming: More Mysteries Abound

Another chapter in the successful yet tragic story of Cantor Fitzgerald closed last week. Or did it?

Cantor Gaming, a well known name in the online gambling realm, recently notified its users that it is determined to cease ‘providing services to retail customers' which turned with closing Cantor Casino.com and Red Lounge Casino.com while Cantor-Poker.com remains operating.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/04/2008

Korean Baseball Players Were Gambling Online

The latest sport to become embroiled in an online gambling scandal?  Baseball.

But it's not Major League Baseball in the US. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/04/2008

Mob Mentality as Poker Community Wants Blood

A 60 Minutes segment on an "insider poker cheating scandal" ended with one of the folks who uncovered the scam suggesting that the same thing may be happening at other online poker rooms.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2008

Online Gambling Cheaper Than Going Out to The Pub

One of the reasons online gambling is not witnessing much of a decline during this troubling economic downturn: It is an entertainment which can be a lot cheaper than going out to a restaurant or t

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/04/2008

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet to Comply With Kentucky State Order

Poker players looking to access their AbsolutePoker.com and UltimateBet.com accounts from the state of Kentucky

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/03/2008

Was Grudge at Center of Poker Tournament Raid?

The Casino Affiliate Program - better known as CAP - is said to take in hundreds of thousands of dollars through affiliate casin

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/03/2008

Jenny Woo is Dating a World Series of Poker Finalist

The entire poker community is abuzz that Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, has been seen with one of the 9 2008 World Series of Poker finalists around Miami Beach, sipping Mohitos in

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/03/2008

Mumbai Massacre Means End to Cricket Betting

Cricket events between Pakistan and India have been cancelled following the events that unraveled in Mumbai last week.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Dec/02/2008

Online gambling a sure bet for Ottawa's coffers

There was a terrific piece on 60 Minutes Sunday, in conjunction with an investigation by the Washington Post, examining cheating in the world of online poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/02/2008

Internet Gambling Stays Low Among Youth Ages 14 to 22

A study conducted by the National Annenberg Survey of Youth has found that card playing for money on the Internet has remained at the same

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

Do Online Gamblers Really Have to Pay?

In today's world of Internet gambling there is more uncertainty than ever.  Can U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/02/2008

Did 60 Minutes Story Help Absolute Poker, Online Poker Rooms?

Maybe websites like Gambling911.com are all too caught up in the online poker scene to really understand the true impact of Sunday evening's 60 Minutes segment pertaining to the much talked about A

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

US Open Stopped Online Gambling By Web Filtering

Few sports over the last year have been rocked harder by "gambling" controversies than tennis.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2008

Poker Cheating Scandal Raises Questions Regarding Big Name Pros

In a very well written report from our friends at AintLuck.com, the spotlight shines on today's big name poker pros - specifically Phil Ivey.

The question:  Is it a conflict of interest for a part-owner in an online poker room the likes of Full Tilt Poker to rack up over $8 million in cash games over an 18 month span there?

AintLuck attempts to answer that question.

 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2008

UK, Malta Join Forces in EU France Online Gambling Initiative

Britain and Malta teamed up on Monday in a bid to head off moves by EU president France to forge a bloc-wide policy for regulating the multi-billion euro gambling industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2008

CBS Was Once Involved In Online Gambling

The following is an editorial piece related to this past weekend's 60 Minutes segment on an Internet poker cheating scandal.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2008

Poker Community Reacts to 60 Minutes Story

The folks at Two Plus Two, a popular posting forum community covering the game of poker, offered their reaction to the 60 Minutes piece that aired Sunday ni

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2008

Spencer Bachus Ready to Fight Online Gambling Legalization

Alabama Congressman Spencer Bachus (R) has worked hard to ensure that online gambling prohibition stays in place.  He knows the tide is turning but Bachus won't go down without a fight.

"I keep saying to everyone involved, if people want to go to a casino, that's one thing, but putting a computer in the bedroom of every teenager has addicted a whole generation," Bachus said in a recent interview with the Birmingham News.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2008

Week 13 NFL Games Put Smile On Bookies Faces

The online bookies made out great on Sunday during Week 13 of the 2008 NFL season.  The books won with both Cleveland cover a 4 ½ point line by a half point and a Buffalo home loss early on in th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/30/2008

Poker Cheaters Story Airs on 60 Minutes

The much anticipated poker cheaters story aired Sunday night on the most watched news magazine, 60 Minutes.  The story was heavily promoted throughout Sunday's NFL games including two marquee late

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/30/2008

Online Poker Cheating Scandal: It's Not Joe Norton's Week

An online poker cheating scandal has thrust the most unlikeliest of men into the spotlight.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/30/2008

Industry Disputes 60 Minutes Claim That Online Poker Is Illegal

The much anticipated 60 Minutes segment on a highly publicized "insider cheating scandal" (a la a "super user account") already has the online poker community up in arms before

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/28/2008

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Hot Betting Trends, Alerts - January 25

Hot Betting Trends, Alerts - January 25

Gambling911.com has your hot betting trends for Monday, January 25, 2021 (in no particular order but updated throughout the day so check back regularly).

North Carolina, Catawba Tribe, Ink Deal That Will Bring Vegas-Style Gambling

North Carolina, Catawba Tribe, Ink Deal That Will Bring Vegas-Style Gambling

North Carolina’s governor has signed a revenue-sharing agreement with the Catawba Indian Nation that clears the way for Las Vegas-style gaming to be offered at a planned resort in Kings Mountain, officials said.

FanDuel Group Brings FanDuel Sportsbook & Casino to Michigan

FanDuel Group Brings FanDuel Sportsbook & Casino to Michigan

FanDuel Group, in collaboration with MotorCity Casino, officiallylaunched a fully integrated, real money online gaming experience for residents and visitors to the state of Michigan Friday January 22, 2021.