Politics

Israel The New China: Shuts Off Internet Access to Online Gambling Sites

Many of the world’s most prominent online gambling sites have origins in the nation of Israel, the biggest poker room on the planet, PokerStars, among them. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2010

1.8M Spent on Lobbying Mass. Casino Bills in 2010

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2010

Qatar’s Sheikh to Abolish Malaga William Hill Deal

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2010

700 US Marines Land in Costa Rica Online Gambling Haven

It is home to a few hundred online gambling ventures, many of which operate in the shadows.  Costa Rica has long been a country without an army....that is until now.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jul/13/2010

Do You Support The Aussie Internet Filter?

Readers, censorship and internet censorship continues to threaten your civil liberties. Big Brother and The Thought Police continue to battle for your mind and control.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jul/13/2010

New Jersey Governor Christie Opts Out of Sports Betting Suit

Citing other pressing issues including the current economic crisis, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has opted to back out of a lawsuit that promises to bring millions of dollars in revenue to th

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/12/2010

Australia: Political Betting Odds and Updates

Readers er punters, the gaming, casino, political and internet world continue to come together as one in a roundabout way.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jul/11/2010

Australia Internet Filter Delay

Readers, punters, journalists, internet entrepreneurs, casino tycoons, and everyone else, major developments, or perhaps more accurately, a major news update on wait for it...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jul/09/2010

Antigua Considers Sanctions Against The United States

The tiny Caribbean island nation of Antigua plans to take sanctions against the United States in its quest to have full compliance of a World Trade Organization decision on Internet gambling.  To

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jul/06/2010

New Jersey Sports Gambling Delayed

(Associated Press) - Gov.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2010

Root: "Obama the Great Jobs Killer"

Special Contributor to the Gambling911.com website and 2008 Libertarian US Vice Presidential Nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, struck a nerve this past weekend with his opinion piece appearing in the Las

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2010

Disgraced DC Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Working at Pizza Parlor

Jack Abramoff, the disgraced Washington DC lobbyist who pled guilty on January 3, 2006, to three criminal felony counts in a D.C.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/30/2010

Anna Chapman: The Russian Spy Who Loved Online Poker

Shocking details of the alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman have surfaced suggesting that she had an ambition to launch an online poker website

Anna Chapman, the woman dubbed "femme fatale" as part of an alleged spy ring, once wanted to start her own online poker room according to reports that surfaced on Wednesday.  The striking redhead and self-styled entrepreneur also dabbled in real estate and mused on her Facebook page, "if you can dream, you can become it."

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/30/2010

California Online Poker Bill Fails: PartyGaming Falls

PartyGaming shares fell by 3 percent as California delays a much hyped online poker bill

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/30/2010

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

Breaking News

Doyle Brunson: 'I Turned Down $230 Million Offer for DoylesRoom.com

Over a decade again, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson claims he turned down a $230 million offer for his namesake online poker room, DoylesRoom.com. 

Women’s Bobsleigh Odds to Win the Gold

Women’s Bobsleigh Odds to Win the Gold

"I was a little tentative in my first run, and in my second run I really came out and attacked the track," Meyers Taylor said of her second place finish after Runs 1 and 2 of the Women's Bobsled.

2018 Winter Olympics Team Pursuit Odds to Win Gold

2018 Winter Olympics Team Pursuit Odds to Win Gold

2018 Winter Olympics Team Pursuit odds to win the gold had Japan at 31/20 in the Women's compeition and the Netherlands at 1/2 in the Men's.

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