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Neteller customers Targeted in Phishing Scheme

Customers of the popular online wallet Neteller were targets of an apparent phishing scheme, it was revealed this week.

Numerous customers received emails over the weekend notifying them that their accounts would be closed if they did not provide pertinent personal details.  Those emails turned out to be fake.

The email appeared as such:

Dear [e-mail address]

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/28/2014

Pennsylvania Explores Online Gambling, Keno

HARRISBURG — (Associated Press) - With top Pennsylvania state lawmakers and Gov. Tom Corbett seeking ways to plug a projected budget deficit, they are considering expanding lottery gambling and, possibly, legalizing online gambling.

The Senate Finance Committee will hear testimony Wednesday that focuses partly on adding keno to the Pennsylvania Lottery's game lineup.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/26/2014

Ezugi launches Uplay1’s Live Hybrid Black Jack: Allows Unlimited Players at Table

Ezugi, the innovative live dealer gaming system provider, today announced it shall be integrating a Hybrid Black Jack solution to allow unlimited players at a black jack table and increase operator’s revenues.

The agreement with Uplay1™, a gaming intellectual Property Company enables Ezugi’s clients to offer live Black Jack that was previously limited to 7 seats per table to be available to unlimited players with a mix of higher and lower bet minimums and enhanced gaming engagement.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/26/2014

7Red.com Becomes Latest Online Casino With Live Dealers

7Red.com, which recently named former Heavy Weight Champion Mike Tyson as its brand ambassador, is the latest online casino to incorporate live dealers.  And who knows?  Maybe you’ll get to play along side Iron Mike.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/24/2014

New Jersey Looking at Massive Online Gambling Expansion Beyond its Borders

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — (Associated Press) - Two New Jersey lawmakers have introduced a bill that would drastically expand Internet gambling in the state, allowing it to take bets from other states and countries.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/23/2014

Battlestar Galactica Ranks As A Best Casino Video Slot

Enjoyed by thousands each week, Video slot machines make up the most popular casino games, so it should come as no surprise that they have burst into the online arena in recent years. With thousands of different themes, styles and features, slots are one of the most varied pastimes available, making it tough to choose the best from the bunch. So, when you have a spare five minutes, here are just some of the best online video slot titles for 2014 that are well worth a spin. 

 

Battlestar Galactica

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/21/2014

Virgin Launches New Jersey Online Gambling Site This Week

Richard Branson wants a piece of the online gambling market in New Jersey as his Virgin Group is set to launch a real money site there this week.

VirginCasino.com is due to launch on Friday.  It was one of 15 approved last fall to operate in the Garden State.  Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law allowing real money online gambling sites offering poker, roulette and blackjack. 

The Virgin Group has teamed up with the Tropicana and online game maker Gamesys.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/20/2014

How to Deposit Money With Online Gambling Sites From Canada (2014)

With Skrill gone (effective January 31, 2014), sports bettors from the upper portion of North America are wondering how they can still deposit money with online gambling sites from Canada.  Yes folks there are alternatives and who better to guide the way than your good friends here at Alberta-based Gambling911.com.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/20/2014

London Affiliate Conference 2014 Registrations Massively Up (Video)

Alex Pratt of London Affiliate Conference (LAC) tells CalvinAyre.com the event is so far seeing record numbers over past years.

“We are seeing between 50 and 100 registrations per day,” he relayed.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/16/2014

32Red.com Seeing Black With Record Profits Up 21 Percent in 2013

32Red.com, which has become one of the biggest online casino brands in the world, has reported an increase in revenues of 21 percent during the last 12 months (£38.8m in 2013 compared to £32.1m in 2012).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/16/2014

Robert Gustafsson the Bodog Raid Instigator: Hungry Tigers, Smashed Penises, Oh My

The murky drama surrounding the November raids on Bodog Asia's Manila offices got a little clearer last week after CalvinAyre.com posted a copy of the affidavit that led to the raid. Turns out the affidavit was signed by former Bodog Asia CEO Robert Gustafsson.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/14/2014

Former Boxer Mike Tyson Becomes the Face of Online Casino 7Red.com

The former boxer Mike Tyson has just been named “Brand Ambassador” for the online casino company 7Red.com.

Mike Tyson has personally signed 7Red boxing gloves, 7Red caps and 7Red T-shirts that can be won via 7Red.com daily raffles.

7Red.com, one of Europe’s biggest online casinos, utilizes the BetSoft platform and is owned by RedCorp SA. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/13/2014

South African Company First to Assemble Gambling Machines

A South African gaming group (Grand Parade Investments) has announced that they will be the first manufacturer to assemble gambling machines in South Africa.  

 

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/06/2014

Robocoin Bitcoin ATM Arrives in Hong Kong, Taiwan: 50 Machines Sold

Robocoin, the first ever shipping ATM, has arrived in Hong Kong and Taiwan, thus helping to make the alternative payment solution even more mainstream. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/04/2014

Online Gambling Exceeds Expectations for Borgata in Atlantic City (Video)

Appearing on CNBC's "Squawk Box", Tom Ballance, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa president and COO, discussed the early success of legalized online gambling in the state of New Jersey for his casino. 

Borgata’s managing partner Boyd Gaming utilizes the PartyPoker platform.  It was one of two companies to get an early start launching in the Garden State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/03/2014

You’ve Read the Rest…Now Get the Real Best of 2013 in Gambling

So all the websites have come out with their annual “Best of in Online Gambling” looking back at the eventful year of 2013.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/01/2014

Chris Christie’s Bloated Estimates but Money for Online Gambling Keeps Flowing

While some critics and those in the media keep coming down on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for his apparent overestimates of anticipated revenue and taxation derived from real money online gambling, few can say the new industry that kicked off late last month has been anything other than a huge success.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/27/2013

Net Entertainment Inks Deal With Bet365

Net Entertainment is very proud to announce that it has signed an agreement with Bet365 Group Limited, one of the world’s leading online gambling groups. Under the terms of the agreement, Net Entertainment will deliver a number of its top online games across bet365’s mobile and desktop channels.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/20/2013

91,000 Online Gambling Accounts Set Up in New Jersey After One Month

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Associated Press) -- New Jersey casinos added 20,000 Internet gambling accounts last week.

The state's Gaming Enforcement Division said Monday that 91,531 accounts had been created as of Sunday. The number of individual gamblers who have played so far has yet to be determined, though, as some users have created accounts with multiple gambling websites in New Jersey.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/16/2013

WagerWeb's Stephanie Wynters Nominated for Best Affiliate Manager Sports Betting

WagerWeb.com’s Stephanie Wynters has been around the online gambling industry from a while now and all her hard work is beginning to pay off.  She just made the short list at the iGB Affiliate Awards 2014 so let's get her some votes!

While I like her partner-in-crime, Marty Davis, and miss rubbing his shaved head and other assorted body parts we won't discuss on this family website, Marty missed the cut this year.  I do miss my little Shreky-poo.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/07/2013

Survey Says: NJ Gamblers Know Atlantic City Brands but Nothing About Online Plans

(London) - While Atlantic City casinos have a high prompted recognition rate amongst New Jersey gamblers, over 50% of players know nothing about the casinos’ plans to go online starting next week.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/21/2013

Chavit Singson Gang Allegedly Orchestrates Raid on Bodog in Manila – G911 World Exclusive

Gambling911.com  sources in the Philippines have confirmed that offices of Bodog in Manila have been raided and those within the company are pointing the finger at former Philippines "Gangster Governor" Chavit Singson as the mastermind behind this action.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/21/2013

Casino Bigwigs to Battle Billionaire GOP Donor Adelson in War on Internet Gambling

Casino operators gathered in DC on Tuesday evening to develop a strategy against GOP billionaire donor and Chairman of the Las Vegas Sands, Sheldon Adelson.

In recent days, Adelson has threatened to lobby against the multi-billion dollar industry in an effort to prevent legalization within the US.  Nevada and Delaware have both started offering real money Web gambling while New Jersey is set to do so by the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Nov/20/2013

Two More Casinos Approved for Online Gambling in New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Associated Press) - New Jersey approved two additional casinos Wednesday to conduct Internet gambling, bringing the total to seven so far.

But last-minute testing that was to continue late into the night might knock some out of the running for Thursday night's launch of a five-day test period, also called soft play.

David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming Enforcement, said his office was testing the systems of the seven casinos.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/20/2013

Countdown to Legalized Real Money Online Gambling in New Jersey – Starts Nov

Real money online gambling is set to launch on November 26 in the state of New Jersey following an initial trial.  We can only hope this launch goes off better than what we witnessed with the much ballyhooed Affordable Healthcare website kickoff back on October 1, a site that still doesn’t quite work.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/18/2013

New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Releases Online Gambling Guidelines

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has released policies as they apply to online gambling marketing and promotions in the Garden State.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/13/2013

Bitcoin Currency Hits All Time High of $309: Silk Road Resurfaces

The anonymous digital currency known as Bitcoin hit an all time high of $309 Thursday (November 7, 2013).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/07/2013

Venture Capitalists Infuse More Money Into Betable

London-based online gambling website Betable has just received another $18.5 million in a round of funding led by Venture51, according to Christopher Griffin, CEO of Betable.  So far, the Web gambling firm has raised an impressive $23 million in venture capital.

From The Wall Street Journal:

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/05/2013

Robert Gustafsson Slapped With Second Indictment re: Alleged Embezzlement

Another Gambling911.com world exclusive as we have learned that late Tuesday evening (Philippines time) that the Global Internal Audit (Asset Management Group) investigating the alleged embezzlements by former Bodog director Robert Gustafsson and his so called "Swedish Mafia" have leveled yet another indictment against Gustafsson, former CFO Arleen Aldaba, Sherwin Quiambao and Sylvia De Guzman.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/05/2013

Delaware Ready to Go With Halloween Launch of Online Gambling

DOVER, Del. (Associated Press) — Delaware lottery officials are beginning real-stakes Internet gambling in Delaware with an element of secrecy.

State lottery director Vernon Kirk said Tuesday that officials will conduct a “soft launch” of online gambling on Thursday with a select group of preferred players.

He refused to say who those players are, how they were selected, or how many there are, saying state officials have decided to keep that information confidential

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/29/2013

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