Politics

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

Sin Helps With State Budget Woes

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

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2009

Barney Frank’s Internet Gambling Bill Reaches 50 Co-Sponsors

(Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/28/2009

Sports Betting Facing Obstacles in New Jersey, Delaware

The major sports leagues have made it abundantly clear.  They do not want legalized sports betting in either Delaware or New Jersey.  Both states claim sports betting will help to boost their res

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/26/2009

Gambling Ban Will Hurt Emerging Russian Poker Scene

In recent years, Russians have made an impact on the world of poker.  In particular there is Ivan Demidov, who made the final table of both the World Series of Poker and its European cousin the sa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/26/2009

Sports Leagues Sue Delaware to Block Sports Betting

WASHINGTON - The four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA sued Delaware Friday, seeking to block the state from implementing sports betting.

Delaware's sports betting plan "would irreparably harm professional and amateur sports by fostering suspicion and skepticism that individual plays and final scores of games may have been influenced by factors other than honest athletic competition," the leagues and NCAA said in a lawsuit filed in federal court in Delaware.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/24/2009

Two US Senators Oppose Challenge to Sports Betting Law

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) wrote a letter to US Attorney-General Eric Holder, asking him to vigorously oppose a suit challenging the Federal law banning the expansion of state licensed and regulated sports wagering, brought by the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA).

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/24/2009

Odds on Professor Gates, Sgt. Crowley Having Beer at White House

In order to diffuse the controversy surrounding a Cambridge police officer, Sgt.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2009

Breaking News

Québec Begins to Enforce Blacklist of 2,200 Online Gambling Websites

Less than three months after buying bwin.party, GVC has signed a 10-year deal with UK operator Betfred which involves “the full migration of Betfred’s online business

‘Real Time’ Host Maher Calls Root’s Cited Climate Change Study ‘Bull****’

Vegas sports handicapper and one time Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee Wayne Allyn Root appeared on “Real Time With Bill Maher” in order to defend presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump.

Nevada Gambling Revenue Down 2 Percent in April

LAS VEGAS (Associated Press) — Nevada gambling revenue was down more than 2 percent in April compared with last year, in part due to a quirk in how the state counts slot revenue.