Gambling

Poker Company Challenging NY State Gambling Laws

In light of the outlawing of most forms of online and live gaming, a relatively new trend has popped up.  Most commonly known as bar poker leagues, these are free to the public and most times host

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/29/2008

A Writ of Prohibition Filed In Connection With Kentucky Online Gambling Case

Writs have been filed by the Internet Gaming Council in response to a decision handed down by a Franklin County Circuit Court finding that the Commonwealth of Kentucky can seize some 141 domain nam

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/29/2008

Managers For Masters Of The Queen’s Music Stole £450,000 For Online Gambling

Michael and Judith Arnold, former long time managers of the Master of the Queen's Music, have been charged with stealing nearly £450,000 from the composer.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/29/2008

Advise Your Online Gambling Clients to Block Kentucky?

Noted online gambling attorney I.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2008

World Series Suspended Graded a Tampa Bay Rays Loss, Phillies Win

There has never been a rain-shortened game in World Series history, and this was the first suspension.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2008

William Hill Price Cut On Gambling Fears

LONDON (SHARECAST) - Concerns over the future of the highly lucrative fixed-odds betting terminals has contributed to US bank slashing its target price for bookie William Hill.

There is evidence to suggest that the betting terminals are a contributory factor in gambling addiction, and with a Gambling Commission report due to be published next year, Citigroup believes there is a danger they may be banned from betting shops.

The Commission could also contemplate an increase in machine gaming duty.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2008

Las Vegas Casinos Go Empty During Tough Economic Times

(Rueters) - LAS VEGAS: With just days to go until the US presidential election, financial gloom hangs like a pall over visitors to Las Vegas.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2008

Push to Censor Online Gambling, Porn in Australia

Australia may be looking to censor or block online gambling and porn websites according to reports that surfaced in local media on Monday.

Online users groups are warning the government's planned multi-million dollar ISP filtering policy could block a wide range of content, despite the initial plans the system would censor only "illegal material", according to The Macquarie News.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/27/2008

Can Kentucky Kill Online Gambling?

The online poker industry may once again be fundamentally changing in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2008

Jenny Woo Explores The World of Underground Poker Rooms

In years past Underground Poker Rooms have been given a bad rap. When I think of these gaming facilities, I reference back to the 1998 movie "Rounders" with Matt Damon.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/27/2008

Will the Democrats Really Help Online Gambling?

The online gambling industry is counting on a Democratic administration. After all, it's the Republican party who insisted on having Internet gambling prohibition as part of their platform.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2008

Bookies Make Out Big Again This Weekend

The online sports books won out over the betting public in a big way for a second straight week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2008

Gaming and the Presidential Election: All in for McCain

Gaming has bet the house on the presidential campaign of Republican John McCain.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2008

Bodog’s Fall From Grace Continues

BodogLife.com - once the envy of online gambling operators everywhere - continues to struggle and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than by checking their stats at

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/24/2008

The Problem With Prediction Markets

My knowing little about the ins and outs of online "predictive markets" hasn't kept me from wondering over the years why U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/24/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Forfeiture Hearing Delayed

Originally scheduled for November 17, 2008, a forfeiture hearing for 141 online gambling domain names has been rescheduled following Judge Thomas Wingate's allowance for a Motion to Stay.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2008

Online Gambling Postmistress Jailed After Stealing £71,000

It may sound salacious. A postmistress stealing thousands of dollars to fuel her online gambling habit.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/23/2008

Boycott the Commonwealth of Kentucky as Foote Loses Ground

Jeffrey Reynolds Ph.D, owner of AmericanFlags.com has set up a site asking people to boycott the state of Kentucky after a circuit court judge decided to allow for the seizure of 141 online gamblin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2008

Former BoS Executive: The Customers Will Receive Some Payment

Gambling911.com reporter Jenny Woo continues her interview with former BetonSports COO, Clive Archer.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/23/2008

Joe Brennan Jr. Rewards Come From Life Rendering Encounters

Clearly The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association founder Joe Brennan, Jr. won't be up for any eGaming Review Magazine awards this year.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/22/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Case: Judge Considers Stay

Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate has taken into advisement a Motion of Stay during a hearing today that would determine if 141 online gambling domain names are to be seized on Nov

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/22/2008

UK Will Not Go Ahead With Sale of State Run Bookmaker

(Reuters) - The British government said on Wednesday it would not go ahead with the planned sale of state-owned bookmaker, the Tote, this autumn due to current market conditions.

'I have now concluded that it is not appropriate to pursue a sale in these market conditions. I have therefore decided that the Tote should be retained in public ownership for the medium-term, and brought to the market when conditions are likely to deliver value for the taxpayer and racing,' Minister for Sport Gerry Sutcliffe said in a statement to Parliament.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2008

New York Charges China Town Gang With Extortion

(Associated Press) - Prosecutors on Wednesday charged 13 members of a Chinatown gang with operating like an organized crime family, accusing them of bullying bus and van companies for a share of ow

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2008

Wynn Las Vegas Receives Honor

For the second year in a row, Wynn Las Vegas has been awarded Five Red Pavilions from the 2009 Las Vegas Michelin Guide.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2008

Paddy Power to Open New Online Bookmaking Shops

Despite the downward economy, Ireland's largest bookmaker continues to prosper it seems.

Paddy Power, which recently joined the Gambling911.com family of fine sponsors, has announced plans to open several new betting outlets in the North west region of England.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/22/2008

GoDaddy Cowtows to Even Slightest Hint of Pressure

When the commonwealth of Kentucky announced their intention to seize some 141 online gambling domain names, a number of registrars expressed a desire to fight.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/22/2008

Online Gambling Sites Lead to Murders, Kidnappings, Perversions

A 14-year old girl from the state of Maryland allegedly kidnapped. A gentleman from Great Britain was savagely murdered after moving to Miami to be with his lover.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/22/2008

Former BetonSports Executive: It Was Like a Jigsaw

Gambling911.com's Jenny Woo recently spoke with BetonSports former COO, Clive Archer.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/22/2008

Online Porn Next on Kentucky List of Seized Domain Targets?

Now that Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has been successful at seizing some 141 online gambling domain names (at least for the time being), some in the Internet community suspect it won't be long

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Sportsbooks Stand to Lose Over $1 Million With Rays Win

The Las Vegas Review Journal on Tuesday reported that the Tampa Bay Rays, a 200-1 long shot in April to win the 2008 World Series, is making several sports book directors nervous in Las Vegas, and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Breaking News

76% of Bets Come in on Jake Paul in Rematch With Tyron Woodley

76% of Bets Come in on Jake Paul in Rematch With Tyron Woodley

Well, the Jake Paul and Tommy Fury fight fever didn’t last too long as the latter has pulled out due to an injury.

Oregon's Mario Cristobal is Leaving Ducks to Coach Miami Hurricanes

Oregon's Mario Cristobal is Leaving Ducks to Coach Miami Hurricanes

BetOnline had Manny Diaz favored to be the next head coach fired in College Football but did not even have time to post odds on his replacement as the Cristobal move came so fast.

2021 Kentucky Derby "Winner" Medina Spirit Dead

Medina Spirit, the horse that won the 2021 Kentucky Derby but was later found to have failed a drug test, has died.