Politics

Kentucky: Steve Beshear a “One Issue” Governor

Senate President David Williams, R-Burkesville, suggested at a press conference on Wednesday that Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear exaggerated the current economic crisis in the commonwealth in order to gain support for his gambling bill.

Poker Will be Dead in Great Britain in 2010?

No more poker in 2010 in Great Britain.

The Best of 2009: Most Popular Poker, Online Gambling Stories

2009 Best of Poker Online Gambling
You may see a few of these "Best of 2009 Poker and Online Gambling Stories" elsewhere, but Gambling911.com has the real heavy hitters, those stories that scored huge traffic wins. Yes, these were truly the most popular industry-related stories based on real audience numbers, so enjoy the look back and a look behind the scenes at Gambling911.com's traffic numbers on each subject matter.

Ron Paul vs. Sarah Palin

No, there is public spat between Ron Paul and Sarah Palin like with the former Alaska Governor and California Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger…at least none that we are aware of.

Kentucky Files Motion in Online Gambling Case as Last Resort

Seen as a "desperation move" of sorts, the Commonwealth of Kentucky has filed a Motion for Leave to Join Additional Parties and to Amend their Complaint. Kentucky is now claiming that, because there are Americans running some of the 141 online gambling companies the Commonwealth is looking to seize, and as such are no longer considered to be "outside the said jurisdiction

More Information on CNBC’s Upcoming Gambling Program

Mark your calendars Gambling911.com readers. Next Wednesday December 16, 2009 CNBC will present its original program "CNBC Investigates: The Big Business of Illegal Gambling”. Until now we knew very little about the program other than what we were seeing in promos.

The Downside of Barney Frank

Barney Frank
There are few who will argue that Democratic Congressman Barney Frank has been great for the online gambling sector. But with just about any politician there is a downside. Victoria McGrane of Politico.com gets right to the point in an article published on Thursday. "Barney Frank blows up at people, it's what he does."

Root: Universal Health Care Bait and Switch Con Job

Healthcare Reform
Special Contributor to the Gambling911.com website and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, tells Why the Heroes- "Moderate" Senators- are Actually the Villians Who Have Betrayed Our Trust and Bankrupted our Nation.

Internet Poker Can Be Subjected to Manipulation Says FBI

Internet-based poker games can be subject to manipulation, a top Federal Bureau of Investigation official said.

FBI Letter Wrongfully Cites Online Poker Myths

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today challenged statements made during the House Financial Services Committee hearing on H.R. 2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act.

Ron Paul Wants Scrutiny of the Federal Reserve

One of the most spoken about bill being proposed on the House floor these days is co-sponsored by Texas Republican Ron Paul and opposed by Democratic chairman of the Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank.

Experts to Discuss Online Gambling Regs Thursday

The House Financial Services Committee on Thursday will discuss legislation introduced by Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) that would regulate online gambling within the United States.

Banks Wanted Delay in Online Gambling UIGEA Reqs Too

It wasn’t just the online gambling sector and ally Congressman Barney Frank who wanted a delay to implementation of Web gambling prohibition. The banks made a similar request.

Sarah Palin, Carrie Prejean, Perez Hilton Book Odds Released

With all of the hype surrounding the release of Sarah Palin’s book Going Rogue over the past week the public has taken notice of reports of other book releases on the horizon. Speculation is hitting a fever pitch regarding four P’s (or peons) of publicity, Palin, Carrie Prejean, Spencer and Heidi Pratt and Perez Hilton and upcoming releases of their books.

Barney Frank to Announced 6 Month Delay in UIGEA

As first reported by Gambling911.com, bank implementations for enforcing the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA), are scheduled to be postponed for another 6 months with June 1, 2010 being the new target date.

The Obama/ Goldman Sachs Small Business Scam?

Was Goldman Sachs Forced to Make a Half Billion Dollar Payoff to the Minority Community as a (legal) Bribe to Obama?

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. Weiner, who represents New York's 9th District, has became the sixty-third co-sponsor of the Frank Bill which seeks to legalize online poker.

Atlantic City: Last Calls to be Pushed Back?

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 consider reversing its decision.

Sarah Palin Favored to be Republican Nominee in 2012

Sarah Palin
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 mate’s odds of being nominated the US Presidential candidate in 2012.

Corzine Will Postpone Joining Sports-Wagering Suit

Gov. Jon S. Corzine wants to allow Gov.-elect Chris Christie to decide whether or not the Governor's Office will join a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the existing federal ban on sports wagers, according to court filings.

Root on CNBC: Stands Up For Small Business

Wayne Allyn Root
Gambling911.com frequent contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, was featured on a segment of CNBC Thursday.

Barney Frank Present During Pot Bust

Barney Frank Marijuana 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 week.

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.

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.
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