Gambling

Standoff at Harrah’s Casino in Joliet Ends Peacefully

A late morning standoff at the Harrah’s Casio in Joliet, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, has ended peacefully.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2016

UFC Fighter Nick Diaz Attacked Inside Vegas Casino

UFC fighter Nick Diaz was attacked Wednesday at the Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas shortly after 2:30 am .

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2016

Man Charged in Slaying of Woman at Austin Gambling Room

Austin police have arrested a man in the slaying of a woman at an illegal gambling room during what investigators call a botched robbery attempt.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2016

Say Hello to the New Latest Casino Bonuses aka LCB

Say Hello to the New Latest Casino Bonuses aka LCB

For members of LatestCasinoBonuses.com, the affiliate site is one with an abundance of invaluable gambling related content including fair and honest casino and game reviews, exclusive bonuses, an active forum community of 80,000+ members and much more.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/25/2016

Officer Gave Intel to Vietnamese Gang in Gambling Case: One Gator Seized

Officer Gave Intel to Vietnamese Gang in Gambling Case: One Gator Seized

San Jose's police chief, and representatives from the FBI and DEA held a press conference at 3 pm Pacific Standard Time to discuss the apprehension of a 9.5 year veteran of the force, Derrick Antonio. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2016

Woman Wins $10 Million Playing Penny Slots in Vegas

Woman Wins $10 Million Playing Penny Slots in Vegas

A Hawaii woman has won more than $10 million playing the penny slots in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2016

Veteran Police Officer Arrested in Connection With Vietnamese Gambling Ring Takedown

Derrick Antonio, a veteran of the San Jose, California Police Department, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leading sensitive information to Vietnamese gang members who operated an illegal gambling ring.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2016

Duterte Will Allow Online Gambling: Just Keep Away From Churches and Pay Your Taxes

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he's willing to allow a resumption of online gambling in the Southeast Asian nation if correct taxes are paid and gaming parlor are far from schools and churches.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2016

Violence in the Office at a Pay Per Head Shop! PPH GM Responds

Gambling911.com has obtained this shocking video of a Pay Per Head shop employee being hit over the head with a chair while the boss (pictured sitting in chair at bottom right) does nothing. 

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/23/2016

Clippers Jamal Crawford Once Received Death Threats After Gambling Losses

LA Clippers guard Jamal Crawford says he once lost so much money gambling with the likes of fellow NBA stars Michael Jordan and Ray Allen along with other professional gamblers that he would receive death threats.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2016

Daily Fantasy Sports Could Resume in Nevada

Daily fantasy sports sites that were ordered to stop Nevada operations last year because they didn’t have a gambling license could be making a comeback.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2016

No Case Against Robert Allenby After Casino Arrest: Goes on Twitter Rant

45-year-old Australian golfer Robert Allenby was arrested two weeks ago outside an Illinois casino for disorderly conduct and trespassing.  On Monday prosecutors said they would not pursue the matter any further.  

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2016

Daily Fantasy Sports to Resume in New York State Ahead of NFL Season

DraftKings, FanDuel and three other daily fantasy sports operators were cleared to resume business in New York on Monday, just in time for the approaching NFL season and Major League Baseball playoffs.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2016

Atlantic City Casino Profits Up 21 Percent This Year

The city's casinos saw their collective operating profit rise by 21 percent for the first six months of the year in a sign the struggling industry may be stabilizing.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2016

Looking For a Headache Cure? How About Fast Payouts From America's Bookie

It seems like customers in the sportsbook industry have more or less taken for granted that they are going to get a song and dance from the book they are dealing with when it comes to that critical time when they are looking to get paid.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/22/2016

12 Arrested Tied to Houston Gambling Biz: Military-Style Weapons Recovered

12 Arrested Following Houston Gambling Raids: Military-Style Weapons Recovered

Twelve individuals have been arrested in connection to running an illegal gambling ring out of the Houston area.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2016

Wolf Guarding the Hen House: Gambling Addiction Charity Run By Gambling Execs

Great Britain’s newest gambling addiction charity, Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), is accused of conflict of interest over its links to betting industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2016

Shares in Online Bingo Company Plummet With Crackdown on Web Gambling

President Rodrigo Duterte’s “War on Internet gambling” has resulted in the departure of one company chairman while another sees its share price collapse 21 percent

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2016

Texas Takes On Tribe: Wants Gambling Hall Shut Down

AUSTIN, Texas (Associated Press) — The Texas Attorney General’s Office is trying to shut a gaming hall recently reopened on the 10,000-acre Alabama-Coushatta Reservation in East Texas.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2016

Online Gambling Site Hit With Staggering $10 Million in Losses

An online gambling website is seeking outside investment money after being hit with accumulated losses of almost $10m (€8.8m).

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2016

Skinny May Have Made Bail: Other Alleged Mob Associates Not So Lucky

Skinny May Have Made Bail: Other Alleged Mob Associates Not So Lucky

Not all mob associates have been able to come up with the $5 million Philadelphia Mafia head Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino made bail with late last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

Group Contemplates Lawsuit Over Fantasy Sports in New York

With passage of legislation that will now permit Daily Fantasy Sports in the state of New York under more stringent licensing guidelines, an anti-online gambling group has contemplated a lawsuit to try to prevent such companies from gaining access to the market.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

CSGO Lounge Finally Ceases Allowing Online Gambling

CSGO Lounge, after remaining defiant for several weeks in the wake of a series of scandals, has finally decided to put a stop to online gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

Costa Rica Sportsbook Offices Shaken by Earthquake: No Injuries Reported

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake shook sportsbook offices throughout the San Jose, Costa Rica region early Wednesday morning.  No significant damage reported as of yet but nerves were certainly rattled.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

Mobster Known as ‘The Undertaker’ Released From Prison on $1 Mil Bond

46-year-old mobster Ralph “The Undertaker” Balsamo was released from prison Tuesday on a $1 million personal recognizance bond, secured by four signatures, and backed by $200,000 in cash or property.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2016

Virtual Reality & Online Gambling

Online gambling is one of the most enjoyed entertainment options preferred by millions of Internet users.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/16/2016

Brexit Impact on the Gambling Industry

The gambling industry, including Web gambling, is huge in Great Britain.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2016

Hooters Casino in Vegas Robbed a Second Time in Three Months

Hooters Casino in Vegas Robbed a Second Time in Three Months

The Las Vegas Hooters Casino has been robbed a second time in 3 months.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

Zombie Apocalypse Coming to a Casino Near You: Into The Dead and More

Zombie Apocalypse Coming to a Casino Near You: Into The Dead and More

Gambit Gaming has announced a partnership with PikPok to bring its wildly popular zombie apocalypse game, Into The Dead, to casinos for real money gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

Longtime ‘Waste Management’ Luchese Capo No Longer Thinks Plea Bargain is ‘Garbage’

A Longtime Luchese capo charged with extortion had initially said he would fight said charges but instead opted for a plea bargain Friday,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2016

Breaking News

John Glenn: Patriot and Hero But a Foe of Gambling

John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95, was an American patriot.  He was also no friend of gambling as this Thomas Somach expose reveals.

JPMorgan Chase Charged in Stealing $5 Mil From Bank to Pay Off Gambling Debts

JPMorgan Chase Charged in Stealing $5 Mil From Bank to Pay Off Gambling Debts

A former JPMorgan Chase & Co employee who has been ordered to attend counseling for gambling is facing criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to defraud the bank out of $5 million in order to pay personal debts.

Casino Stocks in US and Australia Plummet as Crackdown Continues

Casino Stocks in US and Australia Plummet as Crackdown Continues

Crown Resorts in Australia dropped as much as 8 percent in trading Thursday as a crackdown on gambling continues with a shock move announced heading into the weekend.