Gambling

Super Bowl Betting Down in Vegas: Up Online

The Super Bowl betting numbers are in and the results: A total of $81.5 million was wagered in the state's sports books on Super Bowl XLIII, an 11.5 percent decrease from the game's 2008 handle, ac

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/04/2009

Online Gambling Magnate Arrested in Bangkok

Indian online gambling tycoon, Karan Singh Thakral, has been arrested in Bangkok Thailand.  The man was taken into custody on Wednesday, authorities announced.

Pol Maj-Gen Pongpat said Mr Thakral, 39, was part of the online gambling network focusing mostly on football betting.  The operation is estimated to have took in a turnover of 3.2 billion of baht, equivalent to around US$2.5 billion.

Pol Maj-Gen Pongpat said Mr Thakral had pleaded not guilty to the charge but police had enough evidence from previous arrests to prosecute him.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/04/2009

Poker Players Alliance Party: A Perfect Economic Stimulus

Imagine if you will only 5 percent of the Poker Player Alliance million plus members descending upon Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/03/2009

CAP Recap: Far From a Disaster Say Organizers

Sure there was a much publicized "incident" that took place at the lobby of the hotel where CAP Euro was taking place this past weekend in West Londo

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/03/2009

Barney Frank Agenda Includes Online Gambling

U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat and head of the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/03/2009

BetFair Head: Another 5 Years for Legalized Online Gambling in U.S.

In an interview with realbusiness.co.uk, BetFair co-founder Edward Wray said he believed the United States would not legalize online gambling for at lea

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/03/2009

Pennsylvania Court Now Rules Poker Illegal

Just weeks after Pennsylvania Judge Thomas A.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/03/2009

Steelers Win and Failure to Cover Best Scenario for Books

"It was the best-case scenario for us to have the Steelers win and not cover," Hilton Sportsbook Director, Jay Kornegay told the Las Vegas Review Journal Monday.

For online sportsbooks, nearly 80 percent of the money line action was on the Arizona Cardinals to win outright.  Betting on the Pittsburgh/Arizona spread was relatively even but for many books, the amount of bets taken favored the Steelers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2009

Gambling911.com Saves Lives of Online Gambling Execs

A lot has been made of our recent reporting of the Casino Affiliate Programs/Gambling Portal Webmasters Associa

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Feb/03/2009

Poker Player Alliance’s Alfonse D'Amato in Gillibrand Controversy

It's the buzz throughout New York State this past weekend.  New York's newly appointed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was introduced Friday and by her side, none other than former New York Senator and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/02/2009

Recession Has No Effect on 2009 Super Bowl Betting: Records Broken

There was a bright spot heading into this new week amidst what is otherwise a dark abyss known as the world economic meltdown.  The 2009 Super Bowl has been deemed a success despite an economic re

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/02/2009

Poker is a Game of Skill Say States

Two states this past month have ruled that poker is a game of skill, not chance.

"It is apparent that skill predominates over chance in Texas Hold'em poker," echoed Pennsylvania Judge Thomas A. James Jr.   That decision essentially dismissed cases against a defendant jailed after hosting a poker game.  The game in question allegedly involved no rake but encouraged tipping of dealers.

"Simply, if chance predominates, Texas Hold'em is gambling. If skill predominates, it is not gambling." The Honorable Judge James Jr. decreed.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/02/2009

CAP Online Gambling Affiliate Show Seen as Disaster

Gambling911.com is learning Monday that the Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) event, which took place this past weekend in London, could have provided a fatal blow to what has been among the most pre

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

Michael Phelps Smoking Weed: All Bets On

Photos of 14-time Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps, smoking weed have emerged.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl 43 Gambling Numbers Brisk So Far

While actual betting numbers are not in and Gambling911.com does not have access to such information, the website has been monitoring 2009 Super Bowl gambling traffic throughout the day via statist

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

More Than 50 Poker Machines Seized in Multi-Cities Raids

Police in both Chicago and New York raided two illegal gambling venues, seizing over 50 poker machines over the weekend.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl Bets: Which Have the Most Action?

The most popular of the Super Bowl bets thus far appear to be the Pittsburgh Steelers with a -6 ½ line; the touch down as the first score of the game with a line of -170; the first half Arizona li

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/01/2009

Where to Bet on the Super Bowl Outside the U.S.?

Hey it's not just the millions of people living in the United States who will be betting on Sunday's Super Bowl.  There are countless numbers of individuals living abroad who will do the same, and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2009

Super Bowl Vegas Odds Cardinals vs. Steelers

For those of you monitoring the Super Bowl Vegas odds for the Cardinals vs.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/31/2009

Super Bowl Gambling Often an Introduction to Online Websites

Sportsbook.com and BetUS.com appear to be reaping the rewards of a mainstream press fixation with Super Bowl gambling.  Both websites offer creative bet options and the necessary means for publici

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/31/2009

The Super Bowl Betting Hypocrisy: A Jenny Woo Special Report

Gambling911.com's Senior International correspondent, Jenny Woo, looks at what we commonly refer to around here as the "Super Bowl betting hypocrisy".  It's the concept - employed by the

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/31/2009

2009 Super Bowl Betting: Jenny Woo Says Go With Gatorade

2009 Super Bowl betting is in full swing with a paralyzing number of people expected to bet the big game come Sunday.  The most overlooked of the Super Bowl betting options may be among the best p

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/31/2009

Cuban Transgender Reporter Sparky Collins Brushes Up on English

Everybody's favorite transgender reporter, Sparky Collins, is back after a 6 month hiatus.  Reporting on the world of entertainment and poker, Sparky has spent his time wisely, studying to take th

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/31/2009

Novotel Hotel Hell: Security Beats Up On Gambling Exec’s Son

Those staying at the posh Novotel London West Hotel continued questioning Saturday how security of the chain establishment could bet permitted to allegedly assault the son of an online gambling exe

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/31/2009

Lou Loses it at CAP Online Gambling Affiliate Event

Eyewitnesses claim that Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) co-organizer, Lou Fabiano, approached the head of APCW, J.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2009

Poker Mayhem in London as Affiliates Involved in Brawl

The award-winning Novotel London West in Hammersmith, West London, was the scene of a massive brawl late Friday involving members of two different online poker affiliate groups.   Police were cal

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/30/2009

Breaking News: Fight Breaks Out at CAP London

A brawl involving organizers of Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) and the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association has broken out in the London hotel where a CAP affiliate event was taking place.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2009

Hundreds of Super Bowl Betting Props Help Boost Revenue

Super Bowl betting props have become just as popular as betting the actual outcome of the game, and betED.com has recognized that by offering an unprecedented number and variety of props for Super

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/30/2009

Super Bowl Betting, Online Poker Illegal in Washington State

It's that time of year again when everyone will be betting on the Super Bowl.....Everyone except those poor souls living up in Washington State.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/29/2009

Breaking News

Find Elon Musk Twitter Odds: Promises to Allow Trump Back on Platform

Find Elon Musk Twitter Odds: Twitter Acquisition No Longer a Sure Thing

Elon Musk has closed on deal worth around $44 billion in cash, Reuters reports.  Musk now says he wants to slash Twitter offer based on the number of bots.

Warriors-Mavs Game 3 May 22 Betting Preview

Warriors-Mavs Game 3 May 22 Betting Preview

Game 3 of the Warriors-Mavericks game had Dallas as a -3 home favorite after opening at -2.

Cardinals vs. Pirates May 22 Game Another Good Bet for St. Louis?

Cardinals vs. Pirates May 22 Game Another Good Bet for St. Louis?

The Cardinals-Pirates game is an early one, starting at 11:25 am ET.  St. Louis continues its hot streak against Pittsburgh and comes into this one at somewhat of a decent price (as low as -154 at some books).