Politics

Introducing Philippines New Congressman: Manny Pacquiao

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao has just been sworn in as the Philippines latest Congressman.   He joined the House of Representatives on Monday in the southern province of Sarangani.

"He wants change," Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, said of Pacquiao before the boxer won the election. "I think it's genuine. People see that he wants to help his country, and that's why they're voting. That's why they support him."

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jun/28/2010

Republicans Voting for Harry Reid Include Stations Casinos Owner

A rank-and-file Republican wants the upcoming state party convention moved from the Green Valley Ranch over its owner's support of Senator Harry Reid

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/26/2010

Government Gambling Recs Cost Pokies Clubs $4 Billion

Gambling911.com special contributor Greg Tingle looks at the toll on Aussie pokies clubs should the government have its way with recent gambling-related recommendations.

Australian pokies clubs and hotels say that the new Australian Productivity Commission Reports recommendations would cost them $4 billion dollars to implement. Media Man and Gambling911 take the probe to the one armed bandits...with this free of charge report...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/25/2010

Australia Releases 2010 Gambling Report

As readers would be well aware by now, gaming and gambling, be it casino, poker, slots, sports betting, bingo, scratchies, online or offline, along with internet censorship, are a few of the hottes

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/24/2010

Australian Political Challenge: PM Kevin Rudd VS Julia Gillard

Politics, media, new media website portals and gambling do mix.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/23/2010

California Poker Hearing Set for June 29

The California Senate Governmental Organization Committee has a hearing set for June 29 at 3:30 local time on proposed intrastate online poke legislation.  The proposed legislation looks to make C

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2010

Did Sarah Palin Get a Boob Job? You can Bet on it.

Did Sarah Palin Get a Boob Job? You can Bet on it.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/21/2010

BP Global PR Twitter Parody, BP Coffee Spill Cleanup

In the wake of the worst environmental disaster in US history, comedy can still provide healing power, especially when BP (British Petroleum) is the brunt of all jokes.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/15/2010

BP Oil Spill Odds Released By Gambling Site

BetUS.com is the latest to take a stab at offering odds on the BP oil spill and when it might be resolved in the wake of President Barack Obama's Oval Office speech Tuesday evening.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/15/2010

Republican Congressman Explains Poker Tournaments

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -Republican Rick Barber is very up front with the fact that he advertised and allowed poker tournaments at the D

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2010

Obama Placed Beer Bet With Cameron

US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron will not be getting any beer, at least not as part of their World Cup bet against one another.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/13/2010

Harrah’s Builds Lobbying Effort For Online Gambling

Harrah's Entertainment knows the value in legalized online gambling and they so desperately want to be a part of it.  The Vegas-based casino company is Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/09/2010

ECJ Out of Touch With Modern Consumer Says Right2Bet

RIGHT2BET has condemned yesterday's ECJ ruling in the Ladbrokes and Betfair cases against the Dutch Government and the country's monopoly operator, De Lotto.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2010

Internet Gambling: Indiana Attorney General Not On Board

Indiana's Attorney General is steadfastly opposed to Internet gambling becoming legalized in his state.  

Greg Zoeller announced on Friday that he opposes current federal bills that have reached Congress seeking to legalize Internet gambling, by licensing gaming operations under federal government control, Keith Loria of the Legal Newsline reports.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2010

Senate Committee Approves New Jersey Online Gambling

By Juliet Fletcherstaff Writer, Press of Atlantic City

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/03/2010

2014 Super Bowl in NJ Won’t Derail Sports Betting Efforts

New Jersey state lawmakers insist that the successful bid to land the 2014 Super Bowl in the state will not derail their efforts to bring legalized sports betting to NJ citizens. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/03/2010

Root: “Now Poker Players Have Voice in Leadership”

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, has been elected to the Libertarian National Committee, finishing first in a field of 13 candidates to win the seat. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/03/2010

Poker Pro Doyle Brunson Blasts Obama Over Vegas Remarks

In his weekly blog posting, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson did not hold back expressing how he really felt about President Barack Obama.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2010

Statement from PPA on Washington State Online Poker Law

Former Senator Alfonse D'Amato, chairman of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide and 20,000 in Washington, tod

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2010

A Fowl of the Law: Ban on Chicken Suits at Polling Places Stands

Ban on chicken suits at polling places still stands in the state of Nevada.  Secretary of State Ross Miller refused Wednesday to lift his ban preventing people dressed in chicken suits from coming

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2010

Congressman Josephn Abruzzo to Speak at Online Gambling Show

Everybody is heading to Prague this week for the big online gambling affiliate super show known as the i-Gaming Super Show and of course Gambling911.c

Submitted by Guest on, May/22/2010

July Markup on Internet Gambling Scheduled

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank has announced intentions to mark up HR 2267 in July.  The bill would amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the licensing of In

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/21/2010

Lawmakers Push to Regulate, Tax Online Gambling

By KEVIN FREKING (AP)

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2010

Gambling911 Trending Topics – May 19, 2010

What's hot, What's not in the world of Gambling911.com news.  You can catch all the latest at our newly revamped Submitted by Payton on, May/19/2010

Eliot Spitzer to Replace Campbell Brown on CNN?

A one time ferocious opponent of the online gambling industry, Eliot Spitzer, is being considered as host of a new debate show like "Crossfire" to replace anchor Campbell Brown's 8 pm EST

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/19/2010

Hearings on Internet Gambling Tax Enforcement Conclude

John Pappas, Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group, with more than one million members nationwide, today released the following stateme

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2010

Bachus: “Internet Poker Is The Crack Cocaine of Online Gambling”

In an interview with ABC News, Rep.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/19/2010

Rand Paul Wins Kentucky Primary

The son of online gambling supporter and former US Presidential candidate Ron Paul, Rand Paul, has decisively won the Kentucky Republican Primary and is widely being hailed as the first big winner

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2010

Supreme Court Nom Elena Kagan Could be Online Poker Asset

For the past several years, the online poker landscape has been in a perpetual state of flux.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2010

Breaking News

Online Sports Betting in South Carolina, Illegal But So Too is Working on Sunday

Online Sports Betting in South Carolina, Illegal But So Too is Working on Sunday

Sports betting in South Carolina is considered a misdemeanor in the state while there are no outright laws against Internet gambling

Attorney Who Failed to Kill Handicapper Now Looking for Hit Man to do Job

Attorney Who Failed to Kill Handicapper Now Looking for Hit Man to do Job

An attorney who was jailed after trying to kill a noted sports handicapper is now plotting the handicapper's death from behind bars

Las Vegas Strip Shooting Suspect Faces Four Charges, One for Murder

Las Vegas Strip Shooting Suspect Faces Four Charges, One for Murder

Rolando Cardenas, 55, faces murder and attempted murder charges after police say he opened fire on a double decker bus, killing one man and injuring another.

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