Gambling

More TonyBet Slow Payouts: Player Waits Three Months for €500 Payout

More TonyBet Slow Payouts: Player Waits Three Months for €500 Payout

A poker and sports betting website started by famed player and politician Antanas ‘Tony G’ Guoga continues to deal with payout issues despite operating from the online gambling-friendly region of Slovenia.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2016

‘Saint’ Mobster Gets Release From Prison

‘Saint’ Mobster Gets Release From Prison

A notorious Rhode Island mobster has been released from prison after serving seven years for attempting to hire a hitman to murder a rival mobster.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2016

DraftKings, FanDuel Agree to $12M Settlement With New York

DraftKings and FanDuel will pay $6 million apiece to New York state to resolve lawsuits alleging the daily fantasy sports companies engaged in false advertising under a legal settlement announced Tuesday

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2016

Breaking News: Probe Into Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands

Nevada's state gambling regulator is investigating allegations that Las Vegas Sands Corp casinos allowed high-stakes Chinese players to bet millions of dollars in other people's names

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/25/2016

Worn Tires Likely Contributed to Casino Tour Bus Crash

The treads on half the tires of a tour bus that slammed into a tractor-trailer on a desert freeway, killing 13 people, were worn down to an unsafe level, a federal investigator said Tuesday as authorities worked to determine the cause of one of California's deadliest highway crashes.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2016

Why Casino Buses Keep Crashing and Killing

Authorities are investigating the cause of the bus crash Sunday that killed 13 passengers headed home from a trip to a California casino. Here is a list of deadly crashes involving casino buses

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2016

How Big is the Online Sports Betting Industry?

This is a question that's impossible to answer because a lot of revenues aren't reported.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/25/2016

Atlantic City Hopes to Avert Bankruptcy

Atlantic City Hopes to Avert Bankruptcy

Atlantic City plans to sell land, lay off 100 more workers, pay down most of its $500 million debt and slash other expenses during the next five years to fight off a threatened state takeover of its assets and decision-making power.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2016

UK Government to Review ‘Crack Cocaine’ of Gambling, Fixed Odds Machines

UK Government to Review ‘Crack Cocaine’ of Gambling, Fixed Odds Machines

The UK government is set to review fixed odds gambling machines amid concerns they are harming some 600,000 vulnerable people, the BBC is reporting this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/24/2016

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James Consider World Series Wager

NBA stars Dwyane Wade and LeBron James will be betting on this year’s World Series though they have yet to figure out how much will be staked.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/24/2016

Bookies Make Out Well With Eagles, Dolphins – Hurt by Patriots

The online bookmakers enjoyed a solid early part of the day Sunday with Week 7 NFL and the Eagles beating the big public favorite Minnesota Vikings but lost with the New England cover against Pittsburgh later in the day.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/23/2016

25 NFL Players Tied to Alabama Bingo and Entertainment Operation Could Face Discipline

(AOL Sports) - Wide receiver Terrell Owens(notes) is one of at least 25 NFL players who could be forced to divest and face discipline from the league in connection with an Alabama bingo and entertainment operation that is hoping to re-open late this month or in July.  NOTE: THIS STORY WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 2011 WITH MASSIVE READERSHIP BEING REPORTED OCTOBER 23, 2016.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/23/2016

Bookie in UTEP Basketball Betting Scandal Pleads Guilty

A former UTEP student who graduated from the school with a finance degree in 2015 entered into a guilty plea Friday to a charge stemming from an illegal bookmaking operation that accepted wagers from three Miner men’s basketball players. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2016

Bold Prediction: Sports Betting Will Be Legal in US in 1-3 Years

Bold Prediction: Sports Betting Will Be Legal in US in 1-3 Years

It’s something that many of us thought we would never see in our life times: Legalized sports betting in the United States.  But now, that time may be arriving swiftly.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2016

James Packer Loses Nearly $700 million of Value in Crown Resorts

Australian gambling magnate James Packer reportedly lost almost $700 million of the value of his stake in Crown Resorts this week alone.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/21/2016

Sportsbooks Get Off to Dismal Start for Week 7 NFL

Sportsbooks Get Off to Dismal Start for Week 7 NFL

The sportsbooks endured a double whammy Thursday night with Green Bay’s big win over Chicago.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/21/2016

Australia's Crown Says No Charges Laid Against Staff Held in China

Australia's Crown Says No Charges Laid Against Staff Held in China

Australia's top casino operator Crown Resorts said on Thursday no charges had been laid against 18 of its staff held in China for alleged gambling crimes.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2016

Raiders Owner Mark Davis Makes Presentation to NFL Owners re: Vegas Move

His eyes on Las Vegas, Raiders owner Mark Davis says he hasn’t shut the door on anything. Oakland, though, might have shut the door on itself as home for his team.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2016

Assault Charges Against Former Browns Player, Gambling Addict Dropped

An Ohio judge has dismissed assault and menacing charges against former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker, who police had said grabbed a man's throat and threatened to shoot him in a dispute over golf course etiquette.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/19/2016

Sleazy CA Mayor Accused of Hosting Strip Poker Game for Minors Get Charges Reduced

Sleazy CA Mayor Accused of Hosting Strip Poker Game for Minors Get Charges Reduced

Anthony Silva was arrested in August after authorities seized the 42-year-old Republican mayor’s cellphone and discovered four videos and 23 photos.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2016

Australia Seeks Access to Crown Resorts Exec Held in China: Macau Fears Grow

Australia Consular officials on Tuesday visited two of the Crown Resorts executives being held by Chinese authorities, including Crowns’ VIP International executive vice-president, Jason O’Connor.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2016

Crown Resorts Casino Staff Facing 16 Months Prison Time in China

Crown Resorts Casino Staff Facing 16 Months Prison Time in China

Chinese authorities have detained 18 Crown Resorts on suspicion of gambling offenses.  Each is facing up to 16 months prison time, it was revealed on Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2016

Valve Tells Washington State Regulators it Does Not Engage in Gambling

Following a stern warning issued by the Washington State Gaming Commission, game developer Valve, which is based in the state, dismissed the allegations that claim it engages in illegal gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2016

Australia's Crown Resorts 'Deeply Concerned' About Employees Detained in China

Billionaire James Packer, the majority owner of Australian Crown Resorts Ltd, said on Tuesday he was very concerned for 18 company employees detained in China for suspected "gambling crimes."

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2016

China Detention of Casino Officials Sees Gambling Companies Stocks Plummet

On Sunday, Gambling911.com reported on how Chinese officials had detained a number of employees of Australian casino firm Crown, owned by gambling magnate James Packer.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2016

Crown Resorts Employees Detained in China

An undisclosed number of Crown Resorts employees have been detained by the Chinese government for suspicion of gambling crimes. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2016

Bookie Blood Bath as Pats Crush Bengals: Spread, Money Line Bets Brutal

Bookie Blood Bath as Pats Crush Bengals: Spread, Money Line Bets Brutal

Based on the Bookies reaction to the action on this game and their willingness to push money the Bengals way, Gambling911.com had given Cincinnati an 80 percent chance of covering in their game at Foxboro Sunday.  That was not to happen.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2016

Court Orders New Trial for Lawyer Convicted in Gambling Ring

An attorney convicted of leading a $300 million gambling ring that used a veterans charity as a front and led to the resignation of Florida’s lieutenant governor is getting a new trial.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2016

Eve Online in Chaos as Developer CCP Bans Gambling

Game developer CCP has announced that gambling on its popular Eve Online game will become illegal effective November 8.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2016

Mobster, Informant Charles ‘Chucky’ Porter Dead

The highest ranking mobster in Pittsburgh, Charles “Chucky” Porter, has died at the age of 82.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2016

Breaking News

eBay Bids on ‘TRUMP’ Taj Mahal Letters Go Above $7000

eBay Bids on ‘TRUMP’ Taj Mahal Letters Go Above $7000

The highest bid on eBay for letters that once spelled “TRUMP” on the outside of the Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City has reached just over $7000.

 BetOnline Switches Live Casino Dealer Software Provider

BetOnline Switches Live Casino Dealer Software Provider

Visionary iGaming is now available for all BetOnline players

CCTV Footage Shows Deadly Assault of North Korea Leader’s Gambling Loving Bro

CCTV Footage Shows Deadly Assault of North Korea Leader’s Gambling Loving Bro

CCTV footage purportedly showing the deadly assault in Malaysia on the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by a woman - WATCH IT HERE