Politics

Eliot Spitzer to Replace Campbell Brown on CNN?

A one time ferocious opponent of the online gambling industry, Eliot Spitzer, is being considered as host of a new debate show like "Crossfire" to replace anchor Campbell Brown's 8 pm EST

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/19/2010

Hearings on Internet Gambling Tax Enforcement Conclude

John Pappas, Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group, with more than one million members nationwide, today released the following stateme

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2010

Bachus: “Internet Poker Is The Crack Cocaine of Online Gambling”

In an interview with ABC News, Rep.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/19/2010

Rand Paul Wins Kentucky Primary

The son of online gambling supporter and former US Presidential candidate Ron Paul, Rand Paul, has decisively won the Kentucky Republican Primary and is widely being hailed as the first big winner

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2010

Supreme Court Nom Elena Kagan Could be Online Poker Asset

For the past several years, the online poker landscape has been in a perpetual state of flux.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2010

Barney Frank: “F*** You Hank (Paulson)!”

Online gambling crusader and the House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D - Mass.) Barney Frank, reportedly told Treasury Secretary Hank Paulsen to essentially "F*** Off!" but wa

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/17/2010

A Rand Paul Win a Win for Online Gambling

While it is not exactly known what if any stance Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul might have in regard to online gambling, one can only speculate he is not against such activity.  Pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2010

Tax Hearing on Internet Gambling Announced

House Ways and Means Chairman Sandy Levin (D-Mich.) on Wednesday announced his committee would host a hearing on tax proposals related to legislation to legalize Internet gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2010

Elena Kagan: Here Comes The Poker Judge

Poker just got a shot in the arm in the USA.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/13/2010

Betting Market: Elena Kagan US Supreme Court Justice Pick

CNN confirmed Sunday night that President Barack Obama will be picking U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan as U.S. Supreme Court nominee.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/09/2010

More Censorship in Australia: Video Games New Target

Censorship, both online and offline, and in this case, off the shelf, remains a red hot topic down under in Australia.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/09/2010

Chinchilla Hopes to Tax Online Gambling in Costa Rica

The first female President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, looks to raise money by taxing that Central American nation's expansive online gambling business.  Most of the North American facing onl

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/07/2010

Greece Economic Crisis: Why US Faces Big Fat Greek Bankruptcy

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee and frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website, chimes in on the economic crisis in Greece and why he thinks America

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, May/06/2010

More Than £40 Million Bet on UK Elections

Millions of dollars have been bet on the UK elections outcome with most of the money being wagered on a hung parliament or Conservative majority, papers in London were reporting on Thursday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/06/2010

Obama Top Recipient of BP Dollars

US President Barack Obama was the biggest recipient of BP dollars in 2008, according to reports that surfaced on Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, May/05/2010

Ben Roethlisberger is an “Idiot” Says Congressman

We all know that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has had his share of bad press during the offseason.  Actually, it all started at the beginning of the 2009 regular season where

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/04/2010

Tony Blair Offered £250k to go on Dancing With The Stars

The former Prime Minister of Great Britain, Tony Blair, was reportedly offered £250k to go on Dancing With The Stars.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/02/2010

41 Injured in Macau May Day Rally

HONG KONG (AFP) - Clashes that broke out during a May Day rally in Macau injured 41 people, including two journalists and 32 policemen, the gambling hub's government said Sunday.

"Some protesters did not follow the route specified earlier by the police and clashed with the officers, resulting in injuries to 41 people -- three members of the public, two journalists, four protesters and 32 policemen," the statement said.

Three people -- a member of the public, a protester and a policeman -- were hospitalised, it added.

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2010

Political Betting: Obama Cheating, Sarah Palin Drill Baby Drill

The National Enquire is coming out with a story that suggests US President Barack Obama is cheating on his wife Michelle with fundraiser Vera Baker.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/01/2010

Homeschool to Harvard: Root Calls Teachers Unions Demand Sham

Wayne Allyn Root, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee and a frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website, discusses the success of homeschooling his own children and states:  "T

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Apr/30/2010

Major League Baseball May Pull All Star Game Out of Arizona

Scheduled to be held in Phoenix next year, the Major League Baseball All Star Game may become the latest victim of Arizona's new and controversial immigration law.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/30/2010

Australia Internet Filtering Likely Won’t Be Introduced Now

The prospect of Internet filtering in Australia is highly unlikely in either the May or June sittings of Federal Parliament.  Online gambling websites were among those that appeared on a leaked li

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/29/2010

GOP and a Democrat: Resist Overturning UIGEA

A letter is circulating around Washington urging constraint when it comes to repealing the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA), which essentially outlaws most forms of online gambling

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2010

Miami Herald: Online Gambling a Win-Win?

The Miami Herald on Sunday reported on the multi-billion dollar online gambling sector, asking if it is a "win-win". 

Democrats seem to think so, Republicans not so much.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/25/2010

Australia Heads to Washington to Talk Net Censorship

Australian government officials were meeting in Washington to discuss proposed Web filters that has incurred the ire of the Obama Administration.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/23/2010

Odds on Elena Kagan as Next US Supreme Court Justice

The betting markets give Elena Kagan a 41 percent chance of being sworn in as the next US Supreme Court Justice.  That's what the customers at intrade.com are

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/22/2010

Harry Reid Getting Into The Online Poker Act

Is beleaguered Senate leader Harry Reid about to propose his own online poker legislation?

That's the word around parts of the industry this week.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/22/2010

Google Government Requests Tool Launched to Fight Censorship

Internet, news media and data giant, Google Inc, has launched... get ready for it.... Google Government Requests Tool.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/21/2010

Charlie Crist as an Independent: Florida Election Bets Prime

As we approach the 2010 Elections, Sportsbook.com intends to offer betting on some of the most hotly contested races (Submitted by Payton on, Apr/19/2010

Spokesman: Jon Kyl Not Holding Up Treasury Noms

Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl is not holding up President Obama's Treasury nominations according to his spokesperson, Ryan Patmintra.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/19/2010

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