Politics

Caroline Kennedy to fill Clinton's Senate Seat Say Gamblers

84 percent of the betting public believes that Caroline Kennedy will be named to fill Hillary Clinton's New York State Senate seat.  According to the action taken at online gambling exchange,

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/12/2009

Wayne Root Tells Gambling911 of His Future Plans

As reported by Gambling911.com on Friday, former US Vice Presidential candidate Wayne Root shut down his sports service call center this past week. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Nancy Pelosi’s BCS BS

So the US economy is going to Hell in a hand basket...Is that any reason for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold session Thursday afternoon for those members from Oklahoma and Florida looking to rus

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/07/2009

Republicans Head to Vegas for Obama’s Inauguration

Sure we know that President Elect Barack Obama's inauguration will be held in Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/07/2009

Ron Paul on Government and Fraud

Texas Congressman, one time US Presidential candidate and an advocate for the online gambling industry, Ron Paul, recently wrote about the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme and how the US Government runs

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/25/2008

Blagojevich Once Worked as a Bookie Claims Informant

Did disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich really work as a bookie?  That's what one informant is telling authorities.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2008

Annie Duke: Jon Kyl Could Have Become Attorney General

In Part Two of Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent Jenny Woo's sit down interview with Annie Duke, the poker pro reveals why she feels it was so important for the industry to elect Barack Obama in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/17/2008

Poker Part of Illinois Governor Scandal

Once again, the game of poker has shown itself to be a vital part of American life by being connected to a big story in the news.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/14/2008

Jesse Jackson Jr. Going Down? What Are The Odds?

With Thursday's revelations that Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/11/2008

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Talks Illinois Governor Scandal on Fox

Wayne Root will denounce the $15 Billion bailout of the auto industry and he'll be talking about the Illinois governor corruption scandal. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/10/2008

We Don’t Need Any Bailouts Says Former House Majority Leader

In an exclusive interview with Gambling911.com's own Jenny Woo, former Republican House Majority Leader, Dick Armey, said he was completely against any bailout for Wall Street, the banks, the auto

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/08/2008

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey Has Ass Named Jenny Woo

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, this weekend had an opportunity to sit down with former Republican House majority leader, Dick Armey.  The two discussed "freedom of the Inter

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2008

Obama Nationalization Controversy Has Little Affect on Odds

Oddsmakers at Ireland's leading bookmaker, Paddy Power, have been listing odds on a Barack Obama impeachment or re

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/05/2008

Obama Good For The Internet? Some Have Their Doubts

The Barack Obama administration has outlined some of its policies following January's inauguation at Change.gov That site offers a pledge to protect the Internet from censorship and government inte

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

Everybody Wants Sarah Palin…. But Alaska Must Come First

The +350 favorite to be named the Republican nominee for President of the United States in 2012 (see

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/23/2008

Professional Poker Player Boris Becker Dumped Via Text

Sparky Collins, everyone's favorite Cuban transgender reporter can barely get those big manly fingers around the keys of his cell phone to text. 

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/21/2008

Same Sex Marriage: You Can Now Bet On It

Same sex marriage is a hot topic, not just in the United States but around the world as well.  In Ireland, you can actually bet on whether that country will legalize same sex marriages before 2015

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Denies He’s a Racist For McCain Vote

The Texas Dolly, poker legend Doyle Brunson, has had to fight off allegations that he is a racist after publicly proclaiming he voted for Republican John McCain in this month's US Presidential Elec

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/18/2008

Joe The Plumber Bummer: Thumbs Nose at Global Gaming Expo

You can hear the collective sobs from organizers and attendees of the 2008 Global Gaming Expo as news broke this weekend that everyone's favorite plumber (or make that, most annoying

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2008

Obama First Puppy Name Odds Still Offered

What will the Obama's name their first puppy?

George!

That is the favorite as posted by the fine folks at Paddy Power, who may have been slamming down those Guinesses once again.  The idea that the Obama's would name their puppy after George W. Bush seems sort of off the wall if you ask us.  Then again, maybe they are thinking in terms of our first President, George Washington.  After all, Washington is listed with 10-1 odds.  To make things stranger, Denzel is given 12-1 odds.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/16/2008

Hillary Clinton Could Become Obama’s Secretary of State

Odds on Hillary Clinton become President-Elect Barack Obama's Secretary of State were long at   

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/13/2008

Barney Frank Asks Bernanke, Paulson to Stop Online Gambling Policies

Congressman Barney Frank, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee which oversees housing and banking industries, has written two letters to both Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernake and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/10/2008

Obama Plans to Reverse Many of Bush Administration Policies

President Elect Barack Obama plans to use his executive powers to make an immediate impact when he takes office, perhaps reversing Bush administration policies on stem cell research and domestic dr

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/09/2008

William Hill Won’t Post Obama Assassination Odds

In response to numerous requests asking for US President Barack Obama assassination odds, the United Kingdom's second largest bookmaker on Saturday issued a statement that it would not be offering

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2008

Obama Assassination Bet In Bad Taste: Odds Still Offered

Ireland's biggest online bookmaker, Paddy Power, has been raked through the coals for offering a bet on which it will pay out should president-elect Barack Obama be assassinated during his first

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2008

2012 US Presidential Election Odds Now Posted

It's never too soon to look ahead four years we suppose.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/06/2008

Obama Cabinet Picks: Betting Odds Sure To Heat Up

At present few of the online gambling websites were offering Obama cabinet picks betting odds.  One of the lone exceptions - Ireland's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2008

Odds Published On The Name Of Obama’s New Dog

President elect Barack Obama promised his young daughters they would receive a new "White House" puppy.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2008

Anti-Online Gambling Crusader Chris Gregoire Wins in Washington

In a tightly fought campaign, Republican challenger Dino Rossi conceded to incumbent Democrat Governor of Washington State, Chris Gregoire. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2008

President Obama Betting Specials Introduced

Leave it up to our friends at Paddy Power to come up with a bunch of President Oba

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/05/2008

Breaking News

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

A bill that would permit mobile sports betting in New York easily passed in the Senate Monday, but two major obstacles stand in the way of the measure moving any further.

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death of 41-year-old Myron Wesley Knight.

Does My State Allow Sports Betting Online?

Does My State Allow Sports Betting Online?

Residents of all 50 states have long been able to bet online with several dozen internationally-licensed online sportsbooks, but now that the US Supreme Court has abolished decades long prohibition, many states are scrambling to offer their own sports wagering options, some of which will be available via the Web.