Gambling

Lawyer Charged With Attempting to Mow Down Sports Capper, Oddsmaker 3rd Time

A Whitehall, Pennsylvania attorney has been charged with trying to run down his neighbor, a famed sports handicapper and one-time offshore oddsmaker, for the second time in less than two months.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2016

Quebec’s Controversial Online Gambling Website Blocking Law Challenged

A Quebec law that would likely have blocked most online gambling sites (and presumably those that even promote the activity) has now been challenged by The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/27/2016

FreeSpins.com Revamped and Offering New Casino Gamers

Freespins.com has just been revamped and now offers casino gamers an unbeatable, unique resource to make sure they get the best from their online sessions

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/26/2016

Gambling Addict Bludgeons Wife Over Elvis Tickets

A West Midlands, UK man has been jailed for life after fatally bludgeoning his estranged wife with a hammer in December. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/26/2016

Intercasino Parent Company to List on London Stock Exchange

The parent company of one of the oldest online casinos, Intercasino.com, seeks to get listed on the London Stock Exchange, a move it says will boost its valuation.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/26/2016

Most popular online gambling games

Most popular online gambling games

Gambling has been around since ages past. Where we might have needed to organize a tavern meeting with a group of village acquaintances and friends 3,000 years ago, or taken a family vacation to Las Vegas or Macau (whichever is closer) 30 years ago, we now enjoy the convenience of modern technology to power our jackpot hitting fantasies.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/26/2016

Monk Gets 30 Months in Prison for Gambling Away $260K of Temple Money

A Buddhist monk was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $260,000 from the Louisiana temple he led and gambling most of the money at a casino.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/25/2016

William Hill Gives Frosty Reception to Merger Talks

British bookmaker William Hill (WMH.L) gave a frosty response to a proposed takeover bid from 888 Holdings (888.L) and Rank Group (RNK.L) on Monday, saying it saw little merit in the merger.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/25/2016

CSGOPot Still Operating: Says Cease and Desist From Valve ‘Not Received’

CSGOPot claims it is yet to receive cease and desist letter from video developer Valve, which has demanded said site stop engaging in online gambling

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/24/2016

PokerStars Posts Strong First Quarter in New Jersey

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Submitted by Guest on, Jul/24/2016

23 CSGO Online Gambling Websites Ordered to Shut Down

23 CSGO Online Gambling Websites Ordered to Shut Down

The eSports world is reeling from scandals involving popular YouTubers undisclosed ownership arrangements in Counter Strike: Global Offensive online gambling sites and now that platform’s video gaming developer, Valve, has ordered said sites shut down.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2016

Sands Table Supervisor Stole $3K in Chips Hidden in Bra, Police Say

A Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania woman has been charged with stealing $3000 in casino chips that she stuffed in her bra.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2016

The Latest Casino Craze: Stadium Style Seating Surround Live Dealers

Sands Casino in Bethlehem has debuted its new gaming system, hybrid table games that combine the ease and fast pace of a slot machine with the feel of a live dealer. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/22/2016

FaZe Clan Caught Up in Latest CS:GO Row

It seems to be never ending in terms of the Counter Strike: Global Offensive online gambling scandal that has gripped the world of eSports.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/22/2016

Standoff at Oakland Gambling Den: Several Arrests

The Oakland police arrested several people early Wednesday following an intense standoff at a warehouse said to house several illegal slot machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/20/2016

‘Degenerate Gambler’ Busted in 15 Mil Cross-Country Pot Ring

An elderly Gambino family captain was among those busted for running a $15 million cross-country pot-distribution operation, prosecutors announced Tuesday. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/20/2016

Twitch Shuts Down Phantoml0rd Channel After Allegations of CSGOShuffle Odds Rigging

The popular social media video streaming website Twitch has shut down a channel belonging to eSports star James Varga (aka Phantom0rd) amidst allegations of odds rigging.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/19/2016

Are Daily Fantasy Sports Legal in Colorado: Can I Play DraftKings, FanDuel?

Colorado is one of the few states that have specifically legalized Daily Fantasy Sports.  As such, the likes of DraftKings and FanDuel are permitted.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/19/2016

Al Ross, Busted in 1998, is Back in the Game With a New DFS Site

It won't be long before you will be able to go into your local sports bar and, utilizing a small betting kiosk there, legally wager on daily fantasy sports.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2016

At Least 6 States Adopt Fantasy Sports Laws; 21 Others Don't

The daily fantasy sports industry notched some wins but failed to capture a majority of states after an all-out push this year to preserve its legality amid concerns the online games amount to illegal sports betting operations.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2016

PA Casinos Rake in Record Revenue

Revenue from Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos hit a record high in the just-completed fiscal year, as dollars lost by gamblers rose 3.6 percent.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2016

Manipulation of Odds Accusation in CS:GO Shuffle Skin

Reports that another CS:GO skin owner was allegedly manipulating odds on his respective gambling skin while failing to disclose his ownership interest.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2016

Mentally Ill Man Who Dragged Woman Around Bookie Shop Gets Suspended Sentence

A man with physical and mental issues who dragged a woman around a bookmaking shop by her coat has received a suspended prison sentence.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2016

Great Britain Reaffirms Commitment to Gibraltar, Online Gambling Sector Post-Brexit

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson reaffirmed Britain's commitment to Gibraltar on Saturday and said it would fully involve the territory in its discussions with the European Union following last month's vote to leave the bloc.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2016

Fox News ‘Terrorism Expert’ Lied About Being in CIA: Was Actually a Bookie

A regular on Fox News since 2002, Wayne Simmons was sentenced to 33 months in prison Friday for lying about being in the CIA and frequently appearing on that channel under the guise of a “terrorism expert”.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2016

New eSports Gambling Platform Launches Out of Costa Rica

Breakout Gaming, the online gaming entertainment company offering poker, sports wagering, casino games, fantasy sports and other gaming options from Costa Rica will soon be launching two new platforms powered by the company’s own Breakout Coin.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2016

Get Rid of Gambling, Alcohol Culture at NRL, First Openly Gay Player Says

The first openly gay NRL player, Ian Roberts, says that the rugby league’s close ties to gambling and drinking is upsetting and unacceptable. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/16/2016

ESPN.com: Can Valve Realign the eSports Gambling Econsystem?

The past few months have seen a meaningful surge in coverage surrounding the betting side of the esports industry, and it hasn't been pretty, remarks Bryce Blum of ESPN.com. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2016

Feds and Historians Got It Wrong About Jimmy Hoffa Death

Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa was killed by Detroit mobsters 41 years ago, not those from Philadelphia and New Jersey as previously thought.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2016

Many Sought Refuge in Nice Casinos During Latest Terrorist Attack

The driver of a heavy truck plowed into a crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks in the French Riviera city of Nice late on Thursday, officials said.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/14/2016

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Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Offers Debate Strategy to Candidates Trump and Clinton

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Offers Debate Strategy to Candidates Trump and Clinton

The biggest money earner in poker, Daniel Negreanu, has offered some debate strategy taken straight from his favorite game.  

Betting Guide for the First Presidential Debate Between Trump, Clinton

Betting Guide for the First Presidential Debate Between Trump, Clinton

Gambling911.com has your betting guide for the first US Presidential debate Monday night September 25, 2016 between GOP nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Premier Per Head Offers Custom Pay Per Head Reports, Top Customer Support

If you are an independent sports bookmaker, then you are probably already familiar with the role a Pay Per Head site plays in the day-to-day administrative end of the business.