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Health Care Reform to be Defeated Says Betting Market

Health Reform
According to the Intrade.com market a public health insurance option looks set for defeat. Currently the market gives the initiative only a 32.0% chance of being passed into law.



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 it right: The proposed Government run health care reform will be exactly like the post office.....not that this is necessarily a good thing.

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 in the US.

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 gamblers and always has been.

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 Negrea

Costa Rica President has Swine Flu

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.

Pro Leagues Want Quick Ruling on Delaware Betting

Attorneys for professional sports leagues and the NCAA asked a federal appeals court Monday to decide quickly whether Delaware's plan to allow betting on games should be halted before a trial can be held.

Wayne Root: Obama Ordering Intimidation by Union Thugs

Obama
It's all over for Obama. Only six months into his first term the economy is tanking into oblivion; tax revenues are falling the fastest since the Great Depression; deficits are rising to record highs never before imagined; Obama's polls already make him (at this point in any Presidency) one of the most unpopular Presidents in modern history

Leagues Appeal Judge's Ruling On Sports Betting

Attorneys for professional sports leagues and the NCAA are appealing a federal judge's refusal to halt Delaware's planned sports betting lottery until a legal challenge is resolved.

Bills vs. Titans Betting, UFC 101 Hot

Bills vs. Titans Betting
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 Office out of the Southern District of New York has its way with him, the other hot reads heading into this weekend related to sports.

Online Poker Advocate Robert Menendez Under Investigation

Robert Menendez
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.

Senator Menendez Online Poker Bill Barney Frank on Steroids

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

Judge Sets Date for Delaware Betting Trial

The NFL season is a month away and at Delaware racetracks in Dover and Wilmington and Harrington workers are carving out areas that look a little like Vegas sports books.

Would Sarah Palin Really Make a Good Poker Player?

Sarah Palin
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?

Sarah Palin Not Getting a Divorce Says Oddsmaker

Sarah Palin Divorce
Over the weekend, AlaskaReport.com began swirling rumors that Alaska’s ex-governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd were headed for divorce.

States Want Legalized Gambling, Sports Betting Now

States Legalized Gambling
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 into the legalized gambling industry, everything from sports betting to online poker.

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.

Massachusetts Governor Candidate Wants Sports Betting

Christy Mihos
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 have to be elected into office.

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 if push comes to shove.

Proposed Tax on Gambling Could Alter Online

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.

Delaware Hires Law Firm for Sports Betting Plans

Faced with defending its sports betting plans against a lawsuit brought by America's major sports leagues, the state has hired a private law firm to make its case, Gov. Jack Markell's legal counsel said Wednesday.

iMEGA Chief Works Out With Ousted Honduran President

Manuel Zelaya
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. Working out along side Joe Brennan, Jr. was none other than the ousted Honduran President, Manuel Zelaya.

Judge to Hold Private Conference on Sports Betting Suit

Delaware's chief federal judge will hold a private teleconference today over a request by the nation's major sports leagues for an injunction to stop crucial aspects of Delaware's sports betting plan before they start.

Sin Helps With State Budget Woes

With their budgets teetering on bankruptcy, states are digging deep to find creative ways to ease their financial woes.

NCAA Hypocritical’ on Gambling When It Comes to Delaware

The NFL, three other pro sports leagues and the NCAA are hypocritical for suing the state of Delaware to stop sports gambling while helping to promote gambling elsewhere, according to the Delaware House majority leader, Rep. Peter C. Schwartzkopf.
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