Gambling Boss Determined to Jump Back Into Betting Business

Jenny Woo here for and I had the opportunity to sit down with Nick Jenkins, founder of  If some of you aren't familiar with the site, let me give you a brief summary. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, May/01/2009

Jesse Ventura Gets Caught Up in Minnesota Online Gambling Fiasco

An attempt to block some 2000 online gambling domain names in the state of Minnesota is likely to cause extreme embarrassment, not just to current state officials but to one of the former governors

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/30/2009

Minnesota Online Gambling Black List Includes Bodog, Full Tilt Poker

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety and their Alcohol & Gambling Enforcement Division has released the "black list" of 200 Internet gambling Web sites it has demanded Internet S

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/30/2009

William Hill Sees Double Growth in Online Business Despite Recession

The United Kingdom's second largest bookmaking operation is reporting a 50 per cent rise in revenue from its online gambling arm over the past year.  These figures come as the company recorded an

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/30/2009

Minnesota Orders ISPs to Block Internet Gambling Websites

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS), through its Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED), has ordered Internet service providers to block state residents' access to 200 Intern

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/29/2009

Could Swine Flu Have Impact on Kentucky Derby?

With the fear of a Swine Flu pandemic increasing by midweek, some concerns were being raised over this weekend's Kentucky Derby. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/29/2009

iMEGA to Get Involved in Minnesota Online Gambling Matter

News that seemed to come out of nowhere on Wednesday:  The state of Minnesota has decided it is going to block its citizens from gambling online.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/29/2009

Minnesota Regulators Try to Block Access to Gambling Sites

Using a 1961 federal law designed to stop illegal gambling, the state has directed 11 telephone and Internet service providers to block nearly 200 gambling Web sites.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/29/2009

Australia: Cyber Casinos Flouting Bet Laws

THE federal Government has been warned its internet gambling laws are being openly flouted, with offshore cyber casinos taking more than $300 million in bets from Australians each year.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2009

Online Gambling Bill to be Introduced by Barney Frank Next Week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Rep.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2009

Delaware Legislators to Consider Legalized Sports Betting Tuesday

Delaware's legislature will consider allowing wagering on all sports when its session resumes today.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2009

James Packer’s Crown Casino Gives Up on Las Vegas

James Packer's Crown has ruled out injecting more cash into the stricken US casino development company Fontainebleau Resorts after the US company's banks withdrew financing for a $US3 billion ($4.2

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2009

EFF and ACLU Step Into Kentucky Gambling Domain Case

The Web Host Industry review is reporting that a court appeal designed to cur

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/27/2009

2009 Kentucky Derby Field Wide Open for Betting

Heading into Wednesday's post position designations it has become abundantly clear to those of us at that there is no clear cut favorite despite I Want Revenge technically having th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/27/2009

Attempted Robbery at Michael Gracz Poker Game

Poker Pro and World Series of Poker bracelet winner Michael Gracz was reportedly playing in a home poker game in his hometown

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2009

William Hill Intends to Move Jobs Offshore

In a blow to the British government, the number two largest bookmaker, William Hill, has threatened to move approximately 90 jobs in the Internet division offshore. 

Bookmakers warned the chancellor, Alistair Darling, before the Budget that increases in gross profits tax on betting would stifle competitiveness, particularly for their online businesses, and force them to consider relocating staff, according to the Financial Times of London.

Last week, Darling increased the GPT on bingo from 15 per cent to 22 per cent.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/27/2009

A New Chance for Online Gambling

Is online gambling coming in from the cold?

When the U.S. Congress cracked down on Internet betting in 2006, the big, publicly traded European companies that had dominated the business closed up shop in the United States. Growth in the booming industry shifted away from these companies, once the darlings of the stock market, to private operators in offshore locations like Antigua and the Isle of Man.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/26/2009

James Packer’s Las Vegas Nightmare Just Got Worse

James Packer's largest investment in the gambling mecca is in dire straits after a US casino development company in which his Crown had invested defaulted on $US800 million in loans.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/26/2009

Gambling Sites Add Odds Early on 2009 Kentucky Derby

It used to be that the online gambling websites wouldn't offer betting odds until after the post up positions were announced for the Kentucky Derby.  Even up until last year, nearly half the Inter

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/26/2009

Pagebet Shuts Down Operations

BOOKMAKERS Pagebet has placed its internet betting business into administration.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/25/2009

California Poker Bill Unveiled

iGaming News reports exclusively on the unveiling of California poker legislation on Friday. has been

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/24/2009

Betfair Wants Access to Customer Medical Records

How much is too much when it comes to verifying a customer's identity?  The industry standard for online gambling generally involves a copy of one's driver's license and at least one recent utilit

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/24/2009 Names Will Griffiths to Top Marketing Spot, one of the fastest growing online poker rooms open to US players, announced today the appointment of Will Griffiths to the post of Marketing Director.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/23/2009

Poker Players Take On NFL Over Internet Gambling Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Poker Players Alliance is betting $3 million that it can overturn an Internet gambling ban, or at least carve out an exemption that would legalize and regulate online poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/23/2009

Doyle Brunson has Almost 500 Twitter Followers in One Week

Following's announcement that poker icon Doyle Brunson had debuted his Twitter page, the Texas Dolly already has almost 500 followers.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/22/2009

Pro sports betting is a game of inches, too

In a 1988 installment of the CBS News program "48 Hours" that explored the Las Vegas scene, Dan Rather interviewed Michael "Roxy" Roxborough, the influential sports oddsmaker.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/22/2009

Craigslist Killer Had Gambling Problem Say Authorities


A Boston man accused of slaying a Manhattan woman he met won Craigslist, the popular online classifieds website, may have owed significant gambling debts.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/22/2009

Another Gambling Firm Files for Bankruptcy

Evergreen Gaming has filed for bankruptcy it was reported on Tuesday.  The Canadian-based firm did so after

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/22/2009

Aristocrat completes capital raising

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd says it has completed an institutional placement of about 61.5 million ordinary shares at $3.25 per share to raise $200 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/22/2009

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear: Bet on Races That Have Already Run

The beleaguered governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear, has an interesting idea for gambling in his state:  Bet on races that have already run.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2009

Breaking News

Baseball Betting News: Marlins 1-9 vs. Right-Handed Starter

Plus Astros are 17-4 in their last 21 overall and the Braves are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings vs. the Brewers.

2022 NBA Playoffs Odds Updated as Conference Champions Teams Set

The Western Conference doesn't feature a No. 1 or 2 seed in its finals matchup while the East precisely pairs the top-seeded Heat versus the second-seeded Celtics.

Sports Betting, Events Odds and Previews 2022: Mickelson's Fall From Grace as He Skips Another Major

On Monday, ESPN profiled the dramatic downfall of Phil Mickelson, who has opted to drop out of this week's PGA Championship.