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Poker Players Alliance Launches New Tweet for Poker Campaign

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today announced Tweet for Poker<

63: The Number of Co-Sponsors for Barney Frank Poker Bill

Rep. Anthony D.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/18/2009

Atlantic City: Last Calls to be Pushed Back?

ATLANTA (myfoxatlanta.com) - The Atlanta City Council, which shortened serving hours for the city's bars six years ago after a series of shootings and complaints about late-night rowdiness, may con

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Sarah Palin Favored to be Republican Nominee in 2012

With all this talk about the newly released Sarah Palin book, "Going Rogue: an American Life", Gambling911.com decided to take a look at the former Republican Vice Presidential running ma

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/16/2009

Corzine Will Postpone Joining Sports-Wagering Suit

Derek Harper, Press of Atlantic City

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2009

Root on CNBC: Stands Up For Small Business

Gambling911.com frequent contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, was featured on a segment of CNBC Thursday.  Root squared off against former Clinton Presiden

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2009

Barney Frank Present During Pot Bust

A leading opponent for the online poker industry, Congressman Barney Frank, was present when his partner's home was raided during a pot bust in 2007.  The story came out in the Boston Globe last w

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2009

Poland Laws Will Affect Online Gambling

Poland appears to be the next in a long list of countries looking tighten the noose on its fledgling gambling industry.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/11/2009

Corzine Will Continue to Fight NJ Sports Betting Ban

Undaunted by his electoral defeat, Gov. Jon S. Corzine will proceed with his plan to join a legal battle to bring sports betting to New Jersey, according to his office.

On Monday, a day before Corzine lost the election to Republican rival Chris Christie, a federal judge had allowed Corzine until Nov. 12 to file a complaint against a 17-year ban on sports wagering, overruling resistance from the federal Department of Justice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

Unemployment Hits 10.2%: Obama on Path to Economic Ruin

Wayne Allyn Root is a regular Gambling911.com commentator who offers his assessment on unemployment numbers hitting 10.2 percent and his outspoken views on President Obama.

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Nov/06/2009

Online Poker Regulation Could Mean $41 Bil. For US

As the clock continues to tick, inching closer and closer to the official December 1st compliance deadline for the Unlawful In

Gov.: Ky. Needs to Act on Casinos After Ohio Vote

FRANKFORT, Ky. -Associated Press --- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said it's time for the state to act on approving expanded gambling now that Ohio voters approved casinos in four cities.

Beshear said Ohio residents will reap the benefits of thousands of new jobs and millions in new tax dollars. He said Kentucky "can't afford to wait any longer" on the issue, claiming it could lead to immediate economic benefits.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2009

Wayne Allyn Root: Citizen’s Revolution Has Begun

Wayne Allyn Root was the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and a frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website.   He supports legalized online gambling.  His views do no

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Nov/04/2009

Chris Christie Win in New Jersey Won’t Hurt Sports Betting Suit

Following a decision by a New Jersey court on Monday, Governor Jon Corzine was granted permission to join a much ballyhooed law suit to legalize online sports betting in that state.  The only prob

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/03/2009

New Jersey Gubernatorial Race Odds Close

Gamblers at the online betting exchange intrade.com believe there is a 40 percent chance that Democrat Jon Corzine will win the New Jersey gubernatorial race.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/03/2009

Jon Corzine Can Now Join in NJ Sports Betting Suit

In breaking news, a New Jersey court on Monday ruled that Jon Corzine can now participate in a suit to legalize sports betting in the state.  Legalized sports betting could bring millions of dolla

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/02/2009

Campbell Brown Calls Out White House on Fox News Bias

CNN's Campbell Brown reported on the White House attempt to label Fox News as some type of "bias news media".  Good for her.  So what if Fox News offers more of a "Conservative&quo

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2009

Wayne Root "The Conscience of a Libertarian" Hits #1

The Wayne Allyn Root book "The Conscience of a Libertarian" has just hit Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2009

Virginia Gubernatorial Race: 95% Chance of Republican Win

If gamblers have anything to say about the Virginia Gubernatorial race, Republican candidate Bob McDonnell will win, possibly in a landslide. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2009

Jon Kyl "No" Vote for Women Again

First he lashed out at the idea of women getting healthcare coverage for maternity, now Arizona Republican Senator and online gambling antagonist Jon Kyl is at it again.  This time he has voted ag

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2009

Rand Paul: The Kentucky Positive for Online Gambling

While much of the talk surrounding the Commonwealth of Kentucky within the online gambling sector has dealt with Governor Stephen Beshear's failed attempt to seize some 141 domain names related to

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/25/2009

Barney Frank Launches Preemptive Strike on UIGEA Rules

As the day to implement the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) rules quickly approaches, Representative Ba

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2009

Poker News: Pappas Pays Barney Frank $75K

"House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) (also) made out handsomely this summer, bringing in nearly $70,000 from the Managed Funds Association and John Pappas of the Poker Pla

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/19/2009

Jon Kyl Not Insensitive to Women Says Pro Life Group

Following a debate about healthcare whereby Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl lashed out that he did not need maternity care,  women's groups quickly went on the offensive, backed heavily by the

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/13/2009

Rush Limbaugh, Freedom and the NFL by Wayne Root

With all this talk about Right Wing commentator Rush Limbaugh potentially buying the lowly St.

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Oct/12/2009

Rush Limbaugh NFL Fallout Continues With Sharpton Outrage

We knew it wouldn't be long until the Reverend Al Sharpton stepped in to express his disgust over the prospect of Right Wing Conservative, Rush Limbaugh, potentially buying the St.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/12/2009

Obama Nobel Peace Prize Paid 25/1 Odds

The odds of US President Barack Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 turned out to be pretty steep, ranging anywhere from 18/1 to 25/1 depending on the online bookmaker.  Paddy Power and Be

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/11/2009

Rush Limbaugh to Buy the St. Louis Rams: What Are The Odds?

Sportsbook.com has suggested it mig

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/09/2009

Unemployment Extensions Stopped by Jon Kyl

Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl has been in the news quite a bit of late.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/09/2009

Breaking News

Florida Judge Rules Bitcoin is Not Money

In a landmark decision a Florida judge has ruled that the anonymous digital currency bitcoin is not money.

Notorious Mobster Resurfaces From Witness Protection Program With Tantalizing Tale

Notorious Mobster Resurfaces From Witness Protection Program With Tantalizing Tale

Welcome to the Gambling911.com Crime Beat.  We are the leading gaming news site when it comes to covering crime and punishment in the sector.

Is a ‘Rounders’ Sequel Coming? Matt Damon Reveals ‘Rounds 2’ Possible

Is a ‘Rounders’ Sequel Coming? Matt Damon Reveals ‘Rounds 2’ Possible

In the poker world, “Rounders” is considered the best film to depict the game.  And now comes word of a potential sequel.