Gambling

Feds Investigate Naples Man With Ties to Online Poker

Allegations outlined in a 39-page complaint filed in U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/28/2010

Iowa Continues to Debate Online Gambling in the State

(KWQC Iowa) - Online gambling in Iowa? Some lawmakers are looking to make that a reality. If that happens Iowa would become the first state in the country to allow in-state Internet wagering.

Right now about 50,000 Iowans already play online gambling, but they do it illegally. There are a lot of sites out there and at the click of a few buttons players can win or lose they're hard earned money. Some lawmakers say making it legal and regulating it would be safer and will also bring some extra money to the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/28/2010

LVRJ: Wynn Deal Could Doom Atlantic City

Steve Wynn single-handedly saved struggling Atlantic City in the 1980s. He opened the Golden Nugget, considered at the time to be the Boardwalk's most opulent hotel-casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/28/2010

Kentucky House Passes Bill to Tax Betting From Home

By Gregory A. Hall • courier-journal.com

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/27/2010

Gambling911.com Crew, Carrie Stroup Safely Out of Hawaii

The Gambling911.com crew, led by Carrie Stroup, had departed the state of Hawaii a little more than 24 hours ago.  Tsunami warnings were issued for all coastal regions of Hawaii Saturday morning f

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/27/2010

More Consolidation in Online Gambling Sector

Two more online gambling ventures have been taken over by stronger firms this past week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/27/2010

NASCAR Betting and Danica Patrick

Both the online sportsbooks and Las Vegas establishments are counting on NASCAR betting, and to fuel those bets they are hopeful that Danica Patrick will at some point begin to make an impact.  To

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/26/2010

Gambling in Hawaii: Wipe Out

Carrie Stroup sadly packed her bags last night, as a move to legalize casino gambling at the Hawaii Legislature this session is now dead.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/26/2010

Olympic Men’s Hockey Championship: A Bookie's Dream

Most of the online bookies have a tough time getting aroused even after overdosing on Viagra.  But this week, USA vs.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/25/2010

Fifth Man Pleads Guilty in Internet Gambling Investigation

By MARK MORRIS

The Kansas City Star

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/25/2010

Rank Urges Treasury to Create Flat Gambling Tax

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2010

NASCAR Sprint Cup : Shelby American Betting Futures

This weekend the NASCAR Sprint Cup series racing stars stop at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 2010 Shelby American.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/25/2010

New Poker Bill –Bipartisan Tax Fairness and Simplification Act

After several weeks of inactivity, poker legislation officially returned to the bargaining table with the announcement of new legislation being introduced before Congress.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2010

Alabama Baptists and Casino Supporters Clash

Anti-gambling leaders had their work cut out for them to speak over an unruly crowd at a rally held Feb. 23 on the steps of the Statehouse.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/24/2010

Ontario Considers State-Sponsored Internet gambling

TORONTO - Ontario will consider state-sponsored Internet gambling, Premier Dalton McGuinty said Tuesday, days after the provincial gaming agency said it is looking at taking a cut from the online p

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/24/2010

Steve Wynn to Take Over Foxwoods Casino

PHILLY INQUIRER STAFF WRITER

Las Vegas impresario Stephen A. Wynn has agreed in principal to take over the delayed Foxwoods Casino project in South Philadelphia.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2010

Hawaii Five Oh Yeah: Stroup Says “Heck Yes” to Gambling

Okay folks, Carrie Stroup here, and you've probably heard by now that Hawaii is seriously looking at legalizing gambling as a means of boosting their economy.  I'm here now studying why it has tak

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/23/2010

New Jersey Senate Approves Sports Betting Resolution

Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, D-Union, a leading voice in the State Legislature who is pursuing a legal challenge to the federal sports wagering ban as unconstitutional, issued the following statement after the Senate approved a resolution, SR19, through a voice vote, to allow the Senate President to join in that legal challenge:

     

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2010

EU Court Advisers at Odds Over Gambling Restrictions

By MIKE GORDON and CAROLYN HENSON

wsj.com

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2010

Online Gambling Bill Hits Senate and House

From The Quincy Cove

You know the gamers in the crowd are getting hyped up when they hear titles like, "online gambling bill hits house and senate". In recent Quincy Cove poll, respondents said that bingo is not just for retirement homes anymore. The industry has made enough waves that now it's up for decision with the big guys.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2010

Probe Involving Full Tilt Poker: What a Shock!

This week a number of websites and online poker forums are reporting on a possible "FBI probe" of the world's number two Internet card room, Full Tilt Poker. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/22/2010

Two Chinese Football Clubs Face Relegation for Gambling

BEIJING - (AFP) ---Two top Chinese football clubs could be relegated for match-fixing and gambling, a league official said Monday, amid a major crackdown to rid the troubled sport of corruption.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2010

Australian Gambling: James Packer Vows to Help Jobless

Australian casino king and major media player, James Packer, has vowed to help ease plight of Australia's jobless.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/21/2010

Jon Kyl Allows Treasury Nominees to go Through

Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl has finally lifted his block of several Obama US Treasury Department appointees this past week.  Many believed his doing so was a result of online gambling prohi

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/21/2010

Visa Looks to Block Online Gambling Transactions

Following in the footsteps of Mastercard, Visa has also decided to start blocking online gambling transactions (all of them).  Many establishments have long gotten around these efforts through the

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/21/2010

Online Gambling News from Australia February 21, 2010

It's been a massive week for the gambling, igaming, sports betting and political news world.

iGaming powerhouses PartyGaming and Virgin Games at "war"

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/20/2010

Feds Move to Seize Sports Bar Over Gambling

Federal authorities filed a forfeiture action today against Patte's Sports Bar on West Hollenback Avenue in Wilkes-Barre in the wake of gambling charges being filed against owner, Pat Patte Jr., an

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2010

Iowa House Takes up Online Sports Gambling

The Sioux City Journal reports that Iowans could legally play online poker against their neighbors and bet on sports events under a proposal by Iowa House members.

The plan, which may get a hearing in the House State Government Committee next week, may expand sports betting language approved by a Senate committee to include legalized betting on collegiate sports - except Iowa colleges, according to Rep. Brian Quirk, D-New Hampton, who is part of a seven- member bipartisan gambling working group.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/19/2010

Norway and US Online Gambling Prohibition Kicks Off Same Day

Norway has signed into law a measure that would prohibit processing of most online gambling transactions.  The law goes into effect the same day as the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UI

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/19/2010

Hawaii Wants Gambling to Fuel Economy

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii has always been known for its sun, sand and surf. It may soon add another attraction: slots.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2010

Breaking News

New York Mobile Sports Bets Wil Likely Pass New Jersey for No. 1

New York Mobile Sports Bets Wil Likely Pass New Jersey for No. 1

New York likely surpassed New Jersey for the top spot in the U.S. sports betting market during the first two weekends that mobile bets were offered, according to a company that most of the legal U.S. sports betting industry uses to verify that its customers are where they say they are.

DraftKings Pulls Out All The Stops in Final Petition Push....Offers Free Cash?

DraftKings Pulls Out All The Stops in Final Petition Push....Offers Free Cash Enticement?

DraftKings is not hiding the fact that they want to enter the Florida market.  While ads pushing a sports betting petition airing on television in the Sunshine State do not mention the company, DraftKings is now promoting the campaign via Twitter with their name all over it.

Is NYC Really Getting a Casino?

Is NYC Really Getting a Casino?

New York City could become the next Las Vegas.  New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Tuesday proposed a $216.3 billion budget that would bring casino gambling to the Big Apple.