Politics

Barney Frank on Legalized State Online Gambling

Much of the talk this summer has focused on both Delaware and New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports betting.  In the case of New Jersey, the idea would be to bet online.  Delaware was dealt a s

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2009

Online Poker: Barney Frank Appalled by US Attorney Actions

Congressman Barney Frank has expressed outrage over actions taken by the US Attorneys Office in the Southern District of New York in recent months.  In June, that office seized nearly $40 million

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2009

Delaware Sports Betting: Single-Game Bets Were a Risky Gambit

By CRIS BARRISH
The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2009

Obama to Take Control of the Internet?

CNet News reported on something interesting this past week.  A bill was being proposed that would give the White House power to disconnect private sector computers from the Internet.  Say what?Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/29/2009

Delaware May Have Other Options With Sports Betting

I'm still on my magical mystery tour of Vegas and last night I was hanging at the Mandalay Bay with two guys who have a vested interest in what happened in Delaware yesterday: Joe Brennan, chairman

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

Judges Play Poker Too

The Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford recently released a slew of papers kept by the late Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2009

Jon Corzine Still Has Support From Betting Market

One incumbent who appears to be in trouble is New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, a Democrat. Seeking re-election in November, Corzine has fallen behind Republican challenger Chris Christie.

The Intrade.com market currently gives the Republican candidate a 55.0% chance of becoming Governor of the Garden State, while Corzine has a 45.0% probability of being re-elected.

New Jersey last elected a Republican Governor back in 1997. Right now the market points to 2009 being the end of this particular drought for the GOP.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/21/2009

Health Care Reform to be Defeated Says Betting Market

According to the Intrade.com market a public health insurance option looks set for defeat.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2009

Root: Government Run Healthcare Just Like the Post Office

Wayne Allyn Root, a regular contributor to the Gambling911.com website and the former Vice Presidential runningmate of the Libertarian party, says President Obama has finally got i

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Aug/18/2009

The Great British Lobby

A technology group advised by David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary, is one of several British companies spending millions of pounds lobbying American politicians in a bid to shape legislation

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

Gamblers and Liberty by Wayne Root: Review

In his new book, "The Conscience of a Libertarian: Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gambling & Tax Cuts," Wayne Allyn Root asserts that America is a nation of gambler

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2009

Readers Fired Up Over Root, Negreanu Racism Allegations

Gambling911.com readers are all fired up over recent articles appearing on the website related to former Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Root, and poker pro, Daniel Negreanu.  Both

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

Costa Rica President has Swine Flu

Costa Rica is home to the largest concentration of online gambling sites in the world.  The Central American nation's President has now been confirmed with Swine Flu.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2009

Pro Leagues Want Quick Ruling on Delaware Betting

DOVER, Del.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2009

Wayne Root: Obama Ordering Intimidation by Union Thugs

It's all over for Obama.

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Aug/10/2009

Leagues Appeal Judge's Ruling On Sports Betting

DOVER, Del.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2009

Bills vs. Titans Betting, UFC 101 Hot

In addition to Gambling911.com's extensive coverage of Thursday's indictment into Douglas Rennick, an online gambling payment processor who could face over 50 years in prison if the US Attorneys Of

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/07/2009

Online Poker Advocate Robert Menendez Under Investigation

The Poker Players Alliance has haled Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) for introducing the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2009

Senator Menendez Online Poker Bill Barney Frank on Steroids

Professor I. Nelson Rose has been given an advanced copy of the 91 page online poker regulation bill to be released later today by Senator Robert Menendez.

Mr. Rose calls this bill a hurricane compared to a squall that is Barney Frank's bill.  He has named his article, "The Menendez Bill: Barney Frank Bills On Steroids".

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Judge Sets Date for Delaware Betting Trial

By Chad Millman

ESPN The Magazine

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2009

Would Sarah Palin Really Make a Good Poker Player?

The question was asked a few days ago by Aaron Michaels of the Examiner:  Would the former Republican Vice Presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin make a good poker player?

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/05/2009

Sarah Palin Not Getting a Divorce Says Oddsmaker

Over the weekend, AlaskaReport.com began swirling rumors that Alaska's ex-governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd were headed for divorce.  The report sent Palin's camp into a frenzy with Palin'

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

States Want Legalized Gambling, Sports Betting Now

With the recession and individual states hurting for ways to make money, over the next several months right into 2010 we will be reading a lot here at Gambling911.com about states wanting to get in

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/04/2009

Prospect of Gambling Coming to A.C. Impacts Staten Island

According to a report filed by Staten Island Live, D.A. Daniel Donovan (above)is not thrilled with the prospect of legal sports betting coming to Atlantic City Casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2009

Massachusetts Governor Candidate Wants Sports Betting

The Boston Herald this past weekend reported that yet another state might consider legalizing sports betting, following in the steps of Delaware and New Jersey.  But first a new Governor would hav

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

Gambling Companies Could Leave Costa Rica if Taxed

Following news over the past two weeks that the Government of Costa Rica is considering taxing online gambling firms operating in that country, operators have told Gambling911.com they would leave

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

Proposed Tax on Gambling Could Alter Online

By Adam Williams

Tico Times Staff

As late Monday night turned into early Tuesday morning only a handful of gamblers occupied two of the six poker tables in the Horseshoe Casino on Avenida 1 in downtown San José. At the more populated of the two tables, the minimum bet to play a hand of blackjack was ¢2,000, or about $3.30.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2009

Delaware Hires Law Firm for Sports Betting Plans

By CRIS BARRISH

The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2009

iMEGA Chief Works Out With Ousted Honduran President

The head of the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA.org) got up for an early work out at an undisclosed hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2009

Judge to Hold Private Conference on Sports Betting Suit

By CRIS BARRISH, The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2009

Breaking News

‘Gambling With Bitcoin’ Has Never Been Easier At PlaySlots4RealMoney.com

The tremendous growth of E commerce options at many of the all new USA online slots casinos in recent years has paved the way for money processing companies such as Bitcoin to become the method of choice for many US casino site players

Andrew Dice Clay: ‘I Made $1 Million in 3 Days Playing Blackjack Starting With 30K’

Comedian Andrew Dice Clay speaking on the “Joe Rogan Experience” pod cast confessed to having won $1 million over a three-day period starting off with $30,000.

Live In-Play Wagering to Stay Illegal

The Gambling Commission reportedly claimed that Gala Coral fell short of fulfilling its duty to prevent money laundering and problem gambling