Federal Agents Order Shutdown of Blogs

Some 73,000 blogs were shut down this past week, reportedly based on an order by US federal agents.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/22/2010

Online Poker Foe Spencer Bachus Likely to be Ousted

Rep. Spencer Bachus could find his role as the senior Republican on the Financial Services Committee concluding if the GOP has anything to do with it post election time. 

According to Politico.com, House Republicans are plotting again to oust Bachus from the position of senior Republican on the Financial Services Committee.  This time, the challenge is likely to come after the November election from conservatives, including some on the committee.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/22/2010

NJ Senators Discuss Gambling, Hanson Commission Report

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/21/2010

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

Breaking News

Wichita Bookie Sentenced as Part of Illegal Gambling Probe

An admitted bookie in an illegal gambling ring in Wichita will serve two years of probation for his crimes.

Bitcoin Cash Soars 10 Percent

Bitcoin cash was up more than 10% Friday ahead of an anticipated hard fork May 15.  It continued to outperform other cryptocurrencies in recent days.  It is up 30% in the past week. Bitcoin, by comparison, is up just 5%.

Ayre Dishes on Bitcoin Venture Capitalist: 'Even Jimmy Song is Starting to Make Sense for Once'

Coingeek.com founder Calvin Ayre and ardent proponent of bitcoin cash appears to be no fan of bitcoin venture capitalist Jimmy Song but did tweet out Friday

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