Gambling

888 Hit With Record £7.8m Penalty

888 Hit With Record £7.8m Penalty

While 888 did have self-exclusion procedures in place, they were not robust enough and failed to protect potentially vulnerable customers

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2017

New Jersey Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Strike Down Sports Bet Ban

New Jersey Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Strike Down Sports Bet Ban

New Jersey officials say the U.S. Supreme Court should strike down a ban on sports betting in all but four states because it wrongly forces states to enforce a regulation that Congress wants.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2017

Sports Betting, The Sports Lovers Hobby

The 2017 NFL season is here and it’s better than ever.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2017

Woman Shoots Man Dead at Casino After Attempted Armed Robbery

Woman Shoots Man Dead at Casino After Attempted Armed Robbery

A suspect in an attempted robbery of an armored car in front the Hon-Dah Casino outside of Phoenix, Arizona was shot dead.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2017

Nevada Regulators Reaffirm Wall Between Casinos, Marijuana

Nevada Regulators Reaffirm Wall Between Casinos, Marijuana

Nevada's gambling regulators are grappling with how to deal with the state's latest legal vice — recreational marijuana— and they've made it clear that pot doesn't belong in casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2017

Boom Fantasy Blowing Up the Competition

Boom Fantasy Blowing Up the Competition

Site is more than 10 times larger than it was just a year ago

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2017

So, You Want To become A Bookie

So, You Want To become A Bookie

Here’s to betting that you think becoming a bookie is difficult or next to impossible without a huge bankroll.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2017

Typhoon Hato Batters Gambling Mecca of Macau

Typhoon Hato Batters Gambling Mecca of Macau

A powerful typhoon caused at least three deaths Wednesday in Macau, according to local authorities in the Chinese gambling enclave.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2017

Outside Experts Share Insights at Global Gaming Expo 2017

Global Gaming Expo (G2E), presented by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions, will bring in leaders from neuroscience, marketing and generational studies to share their knowledge on how casino professionals can sharpen their leadership skills.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2017

Paddy Power Pays Out £250,000 Early on Mayweather Bets: Under Fire for ‘Racial’ Promo

Paddy Power Pays Out £250,000 Early on Mayweather Bets: Under Fire for ‘Racial’ Promo

“We Always Bet on Black” advert has folks furious at betting firm

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2017

Vegas to Debut First Free-Roam Virtual Reality Arena at MGM Grand Casino

Vegas to Debut First Free-Roam Virtual Reality Arena at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino

Vegas' first multi-player free-roam VR experience inside LEVEL UP gaming lounge unveiled September 8.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2017

Vegas Officer Arraigned for Manslaughter in Chokehold Death

Vegas Officer Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge in Chokehold Death

A suspended police officer has been arraigned on a manslaughter charge in the chokehold death last May of an unarmed man he chased out of a Las Vegas Strip casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2017

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security, according to a report filed by CNBC Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2017

Nobody Hits Powerball: Now $650 Mil

Nobody Hits Powerball: Now at $650 Million

Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2017

‘Operation Shark Bait’: Gambino-Tied Bookie Pleads Guilty to a Usury Charge

‘Operation Shark Bait’: Gambino-Tied Bookie Pleads Guilty to a Usury Charge

Joseph Tommasino, 52, of Staten Island, New York, has plead guilty to a usury charge.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2017

Deputy Gets 15 Months for Extortion in Illegal Gambling Case

A former sheriff’s deputy in West Texas must serve 15 months in prison for extorting money from illegal gambling operations and tipping the businesses off to investigations.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2017

Attorney Who Tried to Kill Handicapper Violates Parole, May Go Back to Prison

Attorney Who Tried to Kill Handicapper Violates Parole, May Go Back to Prison

In another Gambling911.com World Exclusive, intrepid reporter Thomas Somach learns enraged neighbor still wants a piece of capper

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2017

Hammer-Wielding Gambling Addict Goes on Rampage at Bookmakers

Hammer-Wielding Gambling Addict Goes on Rampage at Bookmakers

“I’m sick of losing money!” the distressed gambler shouted while destroying the fixed odds terminals. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2017

Gambling Addicted Newspaper Publisher Arrested in Matter Tied to Mobster Bagel Shop ‘Sex Assault’

Newspaper Publisher Arrested in Matter Tied to Mobster Bagel Shop ‘Sex Assault’

Publisher tried to intimidate the father of accuser

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2017

PokerStars Hopes to Mend Fences With Poker Community

PokerStars Hopes to Mend Fences With Poker Community

PokerStars, after being purchased by Amaya Gaming in 2014, has turned its back on its professional player customer base in hopes of building more recreational patronage. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2017

Lawmaker Pleads Guilty in Case Linked to Illegal Gambling

Lawmaker Pleads Guilty in Case Linked to Illegal Gambling

A lawmaker accused of using his political influence to benefit an illegal gambling ring pleaded guilty Tuesday to two misdemeanor charges.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2017

Atlantic City Gambling Revenue Down in July

Casino revenue in Atlantic City was down last month 2.7 percent over last year, yet the seven remaining casinos saw a slight increase.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/15/2017

Casino Bosses Sue High Stakes International Gambler

Bosses at London's Les Ambassadeurs Club told a High Court that an international high stakes gambler’s checks had bounced to the tune of £470,000.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2017

Disney Throws Down Another $500K to Stop Gambling Expansion

Disney Throws Down Another $500K to Stop Gambling Expansion

Disney is doubling down on its push to prevent gambling expansion in the Sunshine State.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2017

Maloofs Bet $880K on Mayweather; Will Give All of Winnings to Charity

Maloofs Bet $880K on Mayweather; Will Give All of Winnings to Charity

Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they bet $880,000 on it.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2017

England Bans Betting in Soccer but Not for ‘The Lizard’

England Bans Betting in Soccer but Not for ‘The Lizard’

They call Tony Bloom “The Lizard” in poker circles. But the Lizard is more than just a gambler, the New York Times writes.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2017

Crown Casino Boss to be Released From Chinese Prison

Crown Casino Boss to be Released From Chinese Prison

Crown Resorts’ head of VIP operations, Jason O’Connor, was set to be released from a Shanghai, China prison following a 10-month sentence for promotion of gambling. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2017

TopBet Running on Fumes Ahead of Football Season

TopBet Running on Fumes Ahead of Football Season

Whether TopBet.com / TopBet.eu can make it into this football season remains to be seen as SportBookReview.com continues to report complaints coming into their website.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2017

Stabbing at Vegas Strip Casino Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

Stabbing at Vegas Strip Casino Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

A transient man has been taken into custody after stabbing a security guard on the casino floor at the Las Vegas Strip Palazzo Casino. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2017

Casino, Soccer Team Sanction by US for Alleged Ties to Drug Trafficking

Casino, Soccer Team Sanction by US for Alleged Ties to Drug Trafficking

Legendary Mexican soccer player Rafael Marquez Alvarez and a well-known band leader are among 22 people sanctioned for alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2017

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The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

There are two basic types of slot machine jackpots aside from online slots. The first type is the old school slot machines where the jackpot was listed right on the slot machine glass permanently and was almost always three or five 7's, depending on how many reels there were.

Tobey Maguire a ‘Royal Jerk at Poker Table’, Told Hostess to ‘Bark Like a Seal’

“Molly’s Game”, the new memoire from the so-called “Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, arrived in bookstores Thursday (June 12, 2014) and it’s not without its juicy tidbits blasting the likes of “Spider-Man” actor Tobey Maguire. 

What You Need In Your Home Office For Successful Bookie Business

Bookmaking is a  profession. It is a work just like any other. You need to take it seriously. If you want real benefits, you need to give it credit. This is even if you are working from home.