Gambling

British Bookie William Hill Turns Down 3.16 Billion Bid

British Bookie William Hill Turns Down 3.16 Billion Bid

William Hill (L:WMH) rejected a 3.16 billion pound bid by smaller rivals Rank Group (L:RNK) and 888 Holdings (L:888) on Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2016

Top Bets – August 9 – Afternoon: Rangers, Red Sox

The Rangers and Red Sox were coming in among the top bet sides on the day Tuesday afternoon. Both were seeing some solid action during the morning hours as well.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2016

Federal Court Rejects New Jersey Bid to Legalize Sports Betting

A 12-judge U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled on Tuesday to reject New Jersey’s bid to allow legalized sports betting in the Garden State.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2016

Top Bets – August 9 – Morning: Rangers, Red Sox, Real Madrid, Women’s Basketball

Gambling911.com has your AM action report for Tuesday that includes a number of Major League Baseball games and the Women’s Basketball.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2016

Twitch to go After Pokémon Go Cheaters

The popular social media streaming site Twitch has announced its intention to go after Pokémon Go cheating suspects.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2016

NRL Rocked by Gambling Match Fixing Scandal

NRL Rocked by Gambling Match Fixing Scandal

Controversial gambling figure Eddie Hayson has scoffed at claims he and Foran brothers Kieran and Liam are linked to the latest NRL game being investigated for match-fixing. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2016

Bail Upped for Attorney Who Tried to Mow Down Sports Handicapper

A Lehigh County district judge has set bail at $200,000 for an area attorney who tried to run down a prominent sports handicapper.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2016

Sports Betting Could Keep Casino Revenue Rolling in, AGA Chief Says

The president of the American Gaming Association says while casino revenue has leveled off in Mississippi and other states, sports betting could be that new amenity consumers want, which will keep tax money rolling in.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2016

Canadian Law That Blocks Access to Gambling Sites Against the Law

Gambling911.com speaks to Trade Group spokesperson, who is now fighting measure on behalf of his member firms, some of the largest in Canada

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2016

LA Times: East Coast Mob Sweeps Like Something Out of Scorsese Film

LA Times: Thursday’s East Coast Mob Sweeps Like Something Out of Scorsese Film

Vera Haller of the LA Times described the sweeping mob associated takedowns Thursday morning and the accompanying indictment accurately: Like something out of a Martin Scorsese movie.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2016

Former NFL Star Sentenced to 21 Months Prison for Stealing From Charities

Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison for stealing from two charities, a crime his attorney blamed on a gambling addiction caused by football-related brain injuries.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2016

Massive Morning East Coast Enterprise Mob Sweeps Net 46: Read Full Complaint

A series of early morning sweeps across the US have netted 46 alleged mobsters with charges that include gambling and extortion.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2016

Early AM ‘Springfield Crew’ Sweep Nets Four Mobsters for Gambling, Extortion

State and federal investigators nabbed four men Springfield, Massachusetts men tied to New York’s Genovese Crime Family during the early morning hours Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2016

Cuomo Legalizes Daily Fantasy Sports in New York State

Governor Andrew Cuomo was fast to sign into law a bill that would legalize Daily Fantasy Sports in the state of New York.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2016

Mob Capo to Feds: ‘Your Plea Bargain is Garbage’

Carmine Avellino, a Luchese capo involved in illegal gambling, waste management racketeering, and extortion - has told the feds their plea deal is garbage.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2016

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Closing; Carl Icahn Says He Lost $100M

Donald Trump has been gone from Atlantic City for years, but his name has lived on in glowing neon on the facade of a casino he no longer owned.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2016

Why the UK Age-Old Bingo stereotype is no more

Why the UK Age-Old Bingo stereotype is no more

Years ago, when the local bingo hall scene was thriving, there were two key observations that could be made about the core playing demographic.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/03/2016

Surge in online gambling sees Brits hit record losses

Surge in online gambling sees Brits hit record losses

More people than ever are now online, and with it, a whole host of new ventures are now accessible.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/03/2016

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 1: Wife Shot 13 Times

Regular readers of Gambling911.com have been exposed to the stories of bookies whose wives suddenly turn up dead of unnatural causes (i.e. brutally murdered).

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/03/2016

Idiot Conned Disabled Dad Out of £1.2m Then Blew Cash Gambling, Partying

Idiot Conned Disabled Dad Out of £1.2m Then Blew Cash Gambling, Partying

Geovonne Oliver, 21, fooled Barclays Bank into thinking he was his father Derrick to take £1.265 million from a medical negligence compensation payment, the Daily Star reports, and he didn’t stop there.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/02/2016

Football is coming! Is it time to ditch your current bookie?

Football is coming! Is it time to ditch your current bookie?

The NFL season is soon approaching, and with it comes the anxiety and panic attacks that every agent experiences at this time of year.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/02/2016

2016 NFL Betting Just Got Better with PremierPerHead.com

2016 NFL Betting Just Got Better with PremierPerHead.com

A new season of football in the NFL is right around the corner.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/02/2016

E-Sports Explosion Leads to E-sports Wagering

E-Sports Explosion Leads to E-sports Wagering

Many North American sports gambling fans have a notion stuck in their head that the NFL season is basically the only time of the year worth wild to make wagers.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/02/2016

The Sun Newspaper to Launch new UK Sportsbook - Sun Bets

The Sun Newspaper to Launch new UK Sportsbook - Sun Bets

UK based tabloid giant The Sun Newspaper have announced their intention to launch a brand new online sportsbook. Competing with Giants such as Bet365 and Ladbrokes, The sun Newspaper are hoping to take their share of a market worth billions with the launch of Sun Bet.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/02/2016

‘Goodfellas’ Mobster Drops Dead in Florida Bar

‘Goodfellas’ Mobster Drops Dead in Florida Bar

Eugene Gesuale, 73, better known as “Nick the Blade” was having his usual glass of Pinot Grigio at Past Times Restaurant and Bar in Ormond Beach, Florida when he literally fell off his stool and died.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2016

Controversial Card Games in Violation of Florida Law Judge Rules

An administrative law judge ruled against the way in which “designated-player” card games are being operated at the Jacksonville Kennel Club, asserting that such games are in violation of Florida’s ban on so-called banked card games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/01/2016

‘F*** The Police’ Tank Top Prevents Man From Re-Entering Casino

Jack Casino in Cleveland refused entry to an individual wearing a “F*** The Police” tank top two weeks ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2016

G911 World Exclusive: Sports Handicapper Reveals Why Lawyer is Trying to Kill Him

Beef goes back to October 2015 and a Halloween party gone awry....

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2016

Man Loses Wife in Gambling Match: She Commits Suicide

After having lost all his money, a man from the Barabanki region of India gambled away his wife, who later hung herself.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2016

New Group Steps in to Oppose North Jersey Casinos

A mishmash of union officials, business and community leaders have stepped in to oppose a referendum that would bring two casinos to North Jersey, the first in the state outside of Atlantic City.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2016

Breaking News

1st Presidential Debate – Trump vs. Clinton Betting Props

1st Presidential Debate – Trump vs. Clinton Betting Props

Our friends at BetOnline feature over two dozen great 1st Presidential Debate betting props for Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton. 

Odds on Gennifer Flowers Sitting Front Row at Presidential Debate -120

Odds on Gennifer Flowers Sitting Front Row at Presidential Debate: No Cleavage Props

Betonline has confirmed they intended to open odds of Gennifer Flowers sitting front row at Monday night’s US Presidential Debate though the Trump campaign has now said she is "disinvited"

Hillary Clinton Mentioning Trump’s ‘Tiny Hands’ at Debate Odds

Hillary Clinton Mentioning Trump’s ‘Tiny Hands’ at Debate Odds

The odds of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton bringing up GOP nominee Donald Trump’s so-called “Tiny Hands” at Monday night’s first US Presidential debate were set at 8-1