Politics

Ashcroft: Online Gambling Enemy Number One

There was a time early on in the Bush Administration when Attorney General John Ashcroft was considered among the biggest enemies of online gambling.  Many believe it was he who got the ball rolli

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2009

Sports Betting and the NFL: Delaware Gets Some Action

The state of Delaware has boldly decided to begin offering sports betting in the form of NFL wagering.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/04/2009

Kentucky Supreme Court: iMEGA Oral Argument

The Supreme Court has set oral argument in the commonwealth of Kentucky v. IMEGA et al for 11 a.m.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/04/2009

Internet Poker Question Won’t be on Mass Ballot

BOSTON (AP) - Internet poker fans won't be getting a chance to push for a ballot question legalizing the game.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2009

Delaware Sports Betting Conflict? Judges From NJ, PA

Following news this past week that an appeals court had found that Delaware sports betting violates current federal law, questions now focus on two of the judges who helped render the decisions. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2009

Barney Frank on Legalized State Online Gambling

Much of the talk this summer has focused on both Delaware and New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports betting.  In the case of New Jersey, the idea would be to bet online.  Delaware was dealt a s

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2009

Online Poker: Barney Frank Appalled by US Attorney Actions

Congressman Barney Frank has expressed outrage over actions taken by the US Attorneys Office in the Southern District of New York in recent months.  In June, that office seized nearly $40 million

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2009

Delaware Sports Betting: Single-Game Bets Were a Risky Gambit

By CRIS BARRISH
The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2009

Obama to Take Control of the Internet?

CNet News reported on something interesting this past week.  A bill was being proposed that would give the White House power to disconnect private sector computers from the Internet.  Say what?Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/29/2009

Delaware May Have Other Options With Sports Betting

I'm still on my magical mystery tour of Vegas and last night I was hanging at the Mandalay Bay with two guys who have a vested interest in what happened in Delaware yesterday: Joe Brennan, chairman

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

Judges Play Poker Too

The Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford recently released a slew of papers kept by the late Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2009

Jon Corzine Still Has Support From Betting Market

One incumbent who appears to be in trouble is New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, a Democrat. Seeking re-election in November, Corzine has fallen behind Republican challenger Chris Christie.

The Intrade.com market currently gives the Republican candidate a 55.0% chance of becoming Governor of the Garden State, while Corzine has a 45.0% probability of being re-elected.

New Jersey last elected a Republican Governor back in 1997. Right now the market points to 2009 being the end of this particular drought for the GOP.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/21/2009

Health Care Reform to be Defeated Says Betting Market

According to the Intrade.com market a public health insurance option looks set for defeat.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2009

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

Breaking News

Kristen Bicknell Becomes First Female to Win Gold Bracelet at 2016 WSOP

Gambling911.com has your latest World Series of Poker news and results including some of the sideline stories our readers have come to enjoy.

Nevada Gambling Revenue Down 5 Percent in May

Nevada gambling revenue took another tumble in May, dropping nearly 5 percent statewide as Las Vegas Strip revenues fell sharply year-over-year.

Illegal CA Online Gambling Site Took in More Than $1 Billion in Bets in One Season

Four California and New York men have been taken into custody and charged with running an elaborate online gambling enterprise that prosecutors say took in over $1 billion in bets during a single football season.