Gambling

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

France Caves Into EU Pressure: Will Legalize Online Gambling

France, which has long been against legalized online gambling, has finally conceded to European Union pressures.  The country announced Friday it's plans to open the marketplace for external onlin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/06/2009

Alabama Conservatives Look to Block Gambling Activity

Gambling911.com has obtained this preemptory bill by Senator Erwin of Alabama which looks to prevent any future expansion of gambling within the state.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/06/2009

Jenny Woo Wants to be Your Facebook Friend

Gambling911.com's lead reporter, Jenny Woo, has begun to actively update her Facebook page in recent days, which of course

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/06/2009

Playtech Moves Further Into Cryptologic’s Territory: Makes Marvel Deal

The announcement this week that Playtech had signed a licensing agreement with Marvel Entertainment Inc. was perhaps as big a surprise as the powerful online casino software firm snatching competitor Cryptologic's biggest client, William Hill, right out from under their noses.  The new deal allows Playtech to use Marvel film properties such as The Incredible Hulk and the Fantastic Four in its branded games inventory.  Prior to this week, Cryptologic had the exclusive rights to the Marvel enterprise as so far as gaming goes. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/06/2009

Australia Online Gambling News: Gaming Minister Asleep at the Wheel?

A series of photographs seem to show Australia's Gaming and Racing Minister, Kevin Greene, taking a nap during a Parliament question period.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/05/2009

Squatters Invade the Bodog Compound in Costa Rica

Once the site of extravagant parties, salacious hooker orgies and a high profile raid, the Bodog Compound is now on the market for around $6 million.  An attached home was included in the asking p

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/05/2009

WagerProfits Drops CAP

One of the largest and most successful online gambling affiliate programs, WagerProfits, has dropped out of the Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) certification platform and others may soon follow.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2009

Las Vegas Casinos to Be Nationalized?

With Las Vegas casinos drowning in a sea of debt, it may only be a matter of months before they are all bank owned.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/05/2009

Poker Pro Eric Cloutier Charged With Money Laundering, Felony Theft

(Associated Press) A nine-month investigation led to the arrest last Thursday of a Lafayette bar owner and former ice hockey player on charges including money laundering, racketeering, computer fraud and felony theft, state authorities said.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/05/2009

Online Gambling, Sports Betting: Economy Having Little Effect

Gambling911.com spent a few days in the epicenter of online gambling this past week, Costa Rica.  There we visited five different offices and met with a few other industry folks as well.  The wor

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2009

US DoJ Rejects State Lottery Info Request by iMEGA

As first reported Tuesday afternoon on Gambling911.com, Nicholas Bagley, attorney for the US Department of Justice, indicated he will not consent to a request by iMEGA's legal team to inform the US

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/04/2009

Bwin in Hot Water Over Affiliated Website's Unauthorized Broadcasts

John Leyden of the Register Newspaper reports that online bookie Bwin is funding a website that links to unauthorised live broadcasts of Premier League and other football matches. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/04/2009

Online Gambling Affiliate Programs Come Together to Take Charge

A group of 65 of the online gaming industry's largest operators and gambling affiliate programs have joined together to collaborate efforts to help ensure the online gaming industry will be manage

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/03/2009

DOJ Refuses to Hear of UIGEA Overblocking on State Lotteries

In following up on current developments in this area related to the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act, there are several states which are now experiencing blocking of Internet based sales of

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/03/2009

Breaking News

Sports Betting, Events Odds and Previews: Preakness Stakes Overnight Odds

This one is Epicenter's race to lose after finishing 2nd in the Derby. 

Novelty Betting News: Pete Davidson Leaving SNL

And we have your odds on the next cast member to announce their departure after Davidson.

MiamiCoin Loses 95% of its Value in Wake of Crypto Bloodbath

MiamiCoin Loses 95% of its Value in Wake of Crypto Bloodbath

Even with most of the Miami commissioners jumping on board the crypto bandwagon, its Mayor is the only one who has provided his full support for MiamiCoin, and that could prove costly as investors get taken for a ride.