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

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.

Wayne Allyn Root: Citizen’s Revolution Has Begun

What a night! I cheered and celebrated watching Republicans sweep the Virginia and New Jersey Governor's races (as well as other key races across the country in traditionally Democratic states like Pennsylvania).

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.

New Jersey Gubernatorial Race Odds Close

New Jersey Gubernatorial Race
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. Those might not be the best odds in the world.

Jon Corzine Can Now Join in NJ Sports Betting Suit

Jon Corzine New Jersey Sports Betting
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.

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” slant and the same goes for MSNBC and their Liberal leanings.

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

The Wayne Allyn Root book "The Conscience of a Libertarian" has just hit #1 in the USA in BUSINESS at Amazon.com

Virginia Gubernatorial Race: 95% Chance of Republican Win

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

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 against a woman's right to sue her employer if she claims sexual abuse from co-workers.

Government Doesn’t do Much for Wynn … or Does it?

Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn has lately been sounding a bit like his arch rival, Sheldon Adelson, the tough-talking owner of Las Vegas Sands who doubles as Republican fundraiser and conservative ideologue.

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 Internet gaming, not all is bad in Kentucky. In a hotly contested Senate race, the online gambling industry will be focusing on Republican Rand Paul.

Barney Frank Launches Preemptive Strike on UIGEA Rules

As the day to implement the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) rules quickly approaches, Representative Barney Frank has shifted his attention back towards the highly controversial debate.

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 Players Alliance." (Roll Call, 10.19.2009)

Jon Kyl Not Insensitive to Women Says Pro Life Group

Jon Kyl
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 online gambling sector, which itself has also been the target of Kyl's "insensitive" remarks in the past.

Rush Limbaugh, Freedom and the NFL by Wayne Root

Rush Limbaugh NFL
With all this talk about Right Wing commentator Rush Limbaugh potentially buying the lowly St. Louis Rams NFL franchise, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and special contributor to the Gambling911.com website, Wayne Allyn Root, has chimed in on the controversial subject.

Rush Limbaugh NFL Fallout Continues With Sharpton Outrage

Al Sharpton Rush Limbaugh NFL
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. Louis Rams NFL franchise. African American players have already gone on record as saying they would not play for a team owned by Limbaugh, who they claim is racist.

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 BetZoo.com were both offering odds on who would win the coveted prize.

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

Rush Limbaugh to Buy the St. Louis Rams
Sportsbook.com has suggested it might be prepared to offer odds on Rush Limbaugh buying the St. Louis Rams. The controversial conservative political commentator has expressed his desire to buy the lowly team.

Unemployment Extensions Stopped by Jon Kyl

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

Kyl The Caveman: Women Storm Jon Kyl Office

Jon Kyl
The backlash from Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl's remarks about his "not needing maternity insurance" could be detrimental not only to his own future but to that of his state colleague in the Senate, John McCain.

YouTube Shocker: Jon Kyl Doesn’t Need Maternity Care

Jon Kyl Maternity Care
Internet gambling foe Arizona Republican Jon Kyl made quite the gaffe this past week during a senate hearing on health care reform and now he’s making the rounds of YouTube…not to mention some creative television ads featuring his sound byte.

RICO Law Criticized as Open to Abuse

When Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies shut down a suspected gambling ring in April 2007 that stretched from the Southeast Valley to Costa Rica, the case was hailed as a victory for Arizona, legally and financially.

Root: Obama Olympic Rejection Weapon of Mass Distraction

Obama Olympic Rejection
Gambling911.com special contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, discusses President Obama's Chicago Olympic rejection as only Wayne Allyn Root can.

Health Insurance Reform: A Message From Barney Frank

Health Insurance Reform
Congressman Barney Frank, a friend to the online gambling industry, has his work cut out for him these days with Health Insurance Reform taking center stage.

Delaware Sports Betting Appeal Denied

A federal appeals court rejected the state of Delaware's efforts to legalize sports betting as predicted by Gambling911.com last week.
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