Gambling

2009 March Madness Kicks Off With a Bang

The 2009 March Madness betting season officially got underway just after the Selection Sunday show with preliminary traffic numbers suggesting records may once again be broken.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/15/2009

Australia Gambling News: Reports on Playtech, Tabcorp, Bodog

Our man on the scene in Australia reports that business is booming and everyone wants in on the burgeoning online gambling industry.  Even with news that certain politicians are trying to block th

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/15/2009

PartyGaming Returning to the U.S. Market?

News that PartyGaming, the once largest online poker firm, looks to final settle with the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/14/2009

2009 March Madness Will Test Vegas Economy, Online Websites

While online sports betting seems to be up over last year, the Las Vegas economy has been hard hit.  Vegas like many event-oriented cities is counting on the 2009 March Madness to help give a much

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/14/2009

Lou Fabiano Interviewed by Gaming Portal Webmasters Association

Gambling911.com readers know all too well the public feud that has transpired between one time partners in Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) - Lou Fabiano and Warren Jolly.

The folks at the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association recently interviewed both men to get to the bottom of the accusations that have been surfacing  these last several weeks (some of which were lodged by each other)

The following is an interview with Lou Fabiano.
 

When did you form CAP?

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2009

Friday The 13th: Don’t Believe The Hype

Today is Friday The 13th, in case you forgot to mark it down on your calendar.  It's also a day leading into one of the most bet on events of the year, the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournam

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/13/2009

James Packer Scraps Cannery Casino Resorts Crown Casino Deal

Australian billionaire James Packer has a $1.75 billion takeover of Cannery Casino Resorts LLC and sold his Australian cattle ranches to Guy Hands U.K. buyout company, Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd.  Packer's Crown Casino enterprise, Australia's biggest, rose 13.5 percent on the news.  Had the deal gone through, Packer would have obtained three Nevada casinos and a racetrack near Pittsburgh.

The 41 year old Packer's fortune shrank to half this past year according to Forbes Magazine.  Crown lost 56 percent of its value and the Las Vegas casinos are not faring that much better.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/13/2009

How Much Is That Hooker In The Window

We're booked for Amsterdam.  Of course in an effort for Gambling911.com to save money, they stuck Yours Truly on about four connecting flight from Miami to the Netherlands.  Whatever!  Hey, once

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Mar/12/2009

The Tom Durr Dwan Phenomenon

Aside from the fact that poker pro Tom "Durr" Dwan is from Gambling911.com Publisher Chris Costigan's home town of Edison, New Jersey...really - I wouldn't know who he is if I bumped into

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Mar/12/2009

World Series of Poker No Longer Allowing Profanity At Tables: F@%#!

WickedChopsPoker broke the news...or at least that's where we at Gambling911.com found it.  The World Series of Poker has decided it will no longer a

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/12/2009

2009 March Madness Office Pools For Fools

Unless you happen to be the secretary who knows nothing about college basketball, don't expect to win your 2009 March Madness office pool.  You know the drill, Janet chooses her brackets based on

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/12/2009

Gambling News: PartyGaming Bosses Screwed, Sportingbet Numbers In

An article appearing in the London Telegraph reports that, being a PartyGaming top dog doesn't exactly have its rewards...especially after you've been shown the door.  Party lost two of its chiefs

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/12/2009

Bookmaker Shares Up in United Kingdom

Director buying and hopes it will clean up at the Cheltenham Racing Festival this week helped bookie Ladbrokes canter 6p forward to 180½p, according to the

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/11/2009

Bodog Founder Compound and Extravagant Penthouse on The Block

As first reported on Gambling911.com last week, Bodog founder Calvin Ayre's luxurious Costa Rica mansion is up for sa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/11/2009

World Series of Poker to Become Trademarked by Harrah’s?

In an interesting - and some might say DISTURBING - report appearing on the Pokerati website Tuesday,  we learn that Harrah's has applied for the patent on the t

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/10/2009

March Madness Contests Will Prove Major Draw During Recession

One of the biggest betting periods of the year is about to get underway with the start of 2009 March Madness.  For many of the online gambling sites, the lure will be March Madness contests, many

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2009

Utah, Hawaii Rank Highest Among Porn Viewers

Here's a shocking revelation.  The state of Utah - yes UTAH - ranks number one of all states for most porn viewers on the Internet.  It's the most porn-dense state out there - maybe because it's

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/10/2009

CAP Crisis Gets Uglier: Partner May File Legal Action in CA

Gambling911.com has learned that Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) co-organizer, Lou Fabiano, will be flying out to California to take legal action against his former partner, Warren Jolly, in what h

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2009

Gambling News: Federal Probe Into Alabama Attorney General’s Office

Reports surfaced on Monday that federal prosecutors were investigating Alabama Attorney General, Troy King, along with his possible connections to gambling.

King apparently has threatened to shut down some electronic bingo operations while allowing others to stay in business.  He claims to oppose gambling but believes that "some electronic gambling machines are allowed under constitutional amendments that authorized the bingo operations."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2009

Online Gambling Still a Safe Bet

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's online gambling companies should buck the economic downturn with around 10 percent growth in revenues this year, the chief executive of the European Remote Gambling As

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/09/2009

BetonSports Matter Finally Going to Trial

Gary's renewed motions to be released on bond filed last May and October of 2008 were denied by the District Judge on Thursday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2009

Layne Flack An Ongoing DUI Investigation Says Las Vegas PD

Poker player Layne Flack, scheduled to participate in this past weekend's National Heads-Up Poker Championship, was arrested on Friday morning and replaced by David Oppenheimer last minute.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Mar/09/2009

Armed Raid of William Hill Bookmaker Had People Flocking for Dropped Cash

News that a robber had dropped bank notes after fleeing the scene at a Glasgow William Hill bookmaking shop had citizens flocking to find the cash.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/09/2009

Gambling News: Barney Frank Goes All In, AGA Goes All Out

Congressman and Chairman of the Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank, is determined to lift a ban on Internet gambling.  That was the top gambling news stor

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2009

Layne Flack Claims His Blood Alcohol Level Was Zero

Professional poker player Layne Flack issued a statement Saturday confirming he had been arrested in Las Vegas during the early morning hours Friday for speeding, but

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/07/2009

Latin Poker News: Jenny Woo to Have Seat at Latin Series of Poker

The 2009 Latin Series of Poker will take place this coming August with an unprecedented $500,000 guaranteed payout.  The best thing about this tournament is that the payout will be especially larg

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2009

Sportsbook.com Website Down: Back Up Saturday Night

The Sportsbook.com website was down much of Saturday afternoon March 7, 2009 and well into the evening, but by 10 pm EST all was well once again.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Mar/07/2009

Carrie Stroup Will Play Strip Poker Online… But Has Her Limits

Like most Gambling911.com reporters, With the exception of the ravishing Jenny Woo, Carrie Stroup won't remove her clothing...at least not all of it.

Stroup is slated to play strip poker as part of a Players Only Online Casino March "economic stimulus" package that is sure to stimulate a few horny men.

But the buck will stop somewhere, says Carrie.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/07/2009

Poker Pro Layne Flack Charged With DUI

One of the most hated poker players, Layne Flack, has been charged with Driving While Under the Influence.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2009

Cancun CAP Spring Break Hell

It's no secret that the drug violence in Mexico has gotten completely out of control. 

Mexico's rampant drug violence has put the issue of safety front and center for would-be vacationers, and put the country's publicity-sensitive tourism promoters on the defensive. Tens of thousands of foreign visitors are expected to hit Mexican beaches such as Cancun for spring break, which lasts through April. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/06/2009

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.