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Underbelly Series to Continue Says Channel Nine Exec

In its second season, Australia's Underbelly franchise has witnessed massive viewership.  More than 2 million people tune in nightly.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/22/2009

Academy Awards Live Broadcast in Australia First Time Ever

You won't have to rise too early in Australia, but you might want to skip work for a few hours.  That's because it's the first time ever the Academy Awards are being broadcast live in the country.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/22/2009

NRL Club Launches BunnyBet Bookmaker Website Venture

What's not to like about a site calling itself Bunnybet.com.au?  Actually, the link redirects to the Betezy.com website as part of the latest NRL club joint v

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/21/2009

Australia’s Save the Internet Campaign Continues

If you have been reading Gambling911.com over the past couple of months, you're well aware of the precedent that may be set in a country that could be sent into the Dark Age, just behind North Kore

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/20/2009

James Packer Macau Casinos Mentioned in Bribe Case

Two casinos owned by Australian mogul, James Packer, were mentioned in court documents related to bribery allegations against a former Macau government official,

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/19/2009

Another NRL Club Partners Up With Bookmaker

The South Sydney Rabbitohs are pleased to announce a new corporate partnership with Betezy.com.au Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2009

Boxer Jeff Fenech French Mate Speaks Out Over Assault

The long time friend of Australian boxer Jeff Fenech is speaking out over an assault that left him bloodied and missing a tooth at the hands of Fenech.

Peter Mitrevski Sr told the Daily Telegraph he was asked to take the fall for a diamond deal involving the former champion - and was king-hit when he refused to co-operate.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/18/2009

iPhones and Casino Blackjack Card Counting

Ten years ago who would have guessed we would be taking photographs with cell phones?  Now it seems the iPhone is being used for something quite clever - casino Blackjack card counting.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/17/2009

TAB Chiefs Under Fire in Bribe Allegations

Reports have surfaced that TAB chiefs could be in some serious trouble over allegations they bribed government officials.

In an extraordinary move, the Department of Internal Affairs has launched an investigation into New Zealand Racing Board figures - which means that the government department charged with policing the pokie industry could prosecute employees of a quasi-government agency, New Zealand's Star Times reported on Sunday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/14/2009

Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities to Employ Gambling Theme

Gambling911.com has learned that upcoming episodes of Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities will feature "some casino and gambling themes".  The show's second season was the highest rated lau

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/12/2009

Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities Highest Rated Launch Ever

With a peak audience in excess 2.8 million, UNDERBELLY: A TALE OF TWO CITIES is Australia's most successful television program launch ever, attracting an average 2.584 million across the first hour

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/10/2009

Australia Ecstatic Over Heath Ledger Oscar Odds

Heath Ledger's odds of winning an Oscar for his portrayal of the Joker in "Batman: The Dark Night" were listed at a whopping 1/66 at  

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/10/2009

Australian Censor Celebrates Safer Internet Day 2009

Protect our kids.  Protect our pets.  Protect ourselves from ourselves.   This may be the message that Australia is trying to convey in recent months as some in government atte

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/09/2009

Online Gambling Heating Up in Australia

The online gambling industry is really starting to get hot in Australia it seems.

The land down under is seen as the land of opportunities, but it is often forgotten by the folks up north.  That's not so much the case with the online gambling sector.  Last month we watched with excitement as the Aussie Millions Poker Tournament turned out yet another millionaire.  It's now among the most popular live tournaments in the world today.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/06/2009

Australia Clubs Smoking Ban No Longer Major Impact on Poker Machines

THE $1.7 million-a-day impact of the indoor smoking ban on poker machine revenues is over, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Friday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/05/2009

NRL Clubs Bank on Betting Revenues

The Cronulla Sharks and Newcastle Knights are the latest NRL clubs to announce joint ventures with Betezy.com.au after the hugely successful Titansbet.com.au was launched in October last year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2009

NRL Australia Clubs Find Savior in Ryan Kay

Breaking NRL Australian sports betting story coming through to Gambling911.com with full details likely Friday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jan/28/2009

Breaking News

FanDuel Halts US Presidential Elections Betting in West Virginia

FanDuel Halts US Presidential Elections Betting in West Virginia

That didn't last long, 15 minutes to be exact.  After announcing Tuesday that West Virginia had become the first US state offering sports betting to approved wagering on US politics, FanDuel was forced to pull its odds on the 2020 Presidential race.

What Are the Odds of Your Sportsbook or PPH Shop Staying in Business?

What Are the Odds of Your Sportsbook or PPH Shop Staying in Business?

Everyone knew that the coronavirus would be bad. Yet, even the darkest forecast could not predict just how bad the whole situation has become. The sports betting industry has basically ground to a halt with every major sports betting event off the board. Even the most successful sports betting operations are feeling the pain in a situation that could get even worse before it starts to get better.

Give Your Sportsbook a Big Casino Boost With Price Per Head

Give Your Sportsbook a Big Casino Boost With Price Per Head

With sports betting on pause for a few weeks or even months, depending on how well things evolve in this coronavirus crisis, sportsbooks from all over the world have turned their focus and efforts to the next obvious product in stock, the casino.