Gambling

New Documentary Takes Aim at Daily Fantasy, Sport Betting

The New York State Assembly voted 91 to 22 Friday to approve daily fantasy sports games.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2016

Chairman of Anti-Crime NGO Arrested After Taking Bribe From Gambling Operator

According to Thanh Nien News, an underground Vietnamese football betting ring with a total bet value of VND7.6 trillion ($340 million) has been taken down by Vietnam authorities.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2016

Deadspin: How Randy Bell Turned a Sucker’s Game Into an Industry

Deadspin.com features a story Friday on what it calls “America’s Favorite Sports Betting Expert”.  That would be RJ or Randy Bell of Las Vegas.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2016

Ho Ho Ho-rrendous: Bonanno Capo Gets 2 Years Jail for Attending Mob Xmas Party

Ho Ho Ho-rrendous: Bonanno Capo Gets 2 Years Jail for Attending Mob Xmas Party

A Bonanno Crime family capo imprisoned for a 2004 stabbing will receive another two years behind bars due to a “brazen disregard” of Court orders.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2016

Famed Vegas Sports Bettor Makes $1 Million Bet on Miesha Tate to Defeat Amanda Nunes

Fox Sports reporter Damon Martin is reporting that a high stakes sports bettor in Las Vegas just plunked down $1 million on Miesha Tate to defeat Amanda Nunes at UFC 200.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2016

DFS One Step Closer to Legalization in New York

Fantasy sports moved a step closer to being legal in New York on Saturday when lawmakers approved the daily and season-long games, clearing a path for FanDuel, DraftKings and others to offer them to millions of players in the state.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2016

‘Crack Cocaine of Gambling’ Could be Biggest Enemy Facing British Army

In a scathing report filed by the Daily Express, a chorus of serving soldiers and gambling charities have warned about the dangers of gambling machines on bases.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2016

BoyleSports Withholds £13,700 From Player: Claims System Error

A North Belfast man has reported the Irish-based bookmaker BoyleSports.com refuses to pay out winnings of £13,700 after he placed £4 across three bets online on the Poland, Croatia and Germany opening games of the Euro 2016 tournament last Sunday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2016

‘Maniac’ Who Sexually Mutilated Woman Working at Bookie Shop Sentenced

An unemployed drifter and gambling addict, Vijay Singh, has been sentenced to life for the brutal rape of a 22-year-old cashier at a British bookmaking shop.  The female victim has not been identified in the press due to the nature of the crime.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2016

NFL Commissioner’s NYS Assemblyman Cousin Says DFS is Gambling

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says that Daily Fantasy Sports is not gambling.  The league has entered into partnership deals with both FanDuel and DraftKings through its various franchises.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2016

Net Ent casino software review

Net Ent casino software review

Do you love online casinos? Who could rightly blame you if you are an aficionado? T

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/17/2016

Nordic Gaming Group Founder Starts Coolbet

Coolbet was launched a month ago, just in time for Euro 2016. In a time where utmost of new online gaming companies are using white label solutions, whether its Casino or Sports, Coolbet has developed an own platform and Sportsbook.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2016

Legalized Pot, Not More Gambling, Could Save Atlantic City

Forget gambling, nightclubs or spas. One New Jersey lawmaker believes the future of Atlantic City may lie in pot.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2016

Lawyer for Jerry Sandusky Charged With Attempted Tax Evasion: Used Money for Gambling

A lawyer who represented former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky at his child sex abuse trial faces new tax-related charges.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/15/2016

Man in Sports Handicapper Extortion Case Indicted for Threatening Businessman

A Florida man accused for sticking a head to a Fond du Lac, Wisconsin liquor magnate has been indicted on three felony charges this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/15/2016

Albany GA Bookies Follow Local Gambling Case With Interest

Albany GA Bookies Follow Local Gambling Case With Interest

A high profile Albany Georgia illegal gambling case has many local bookies cringing.  Criminal charges against Albany businessman Bob Brooks are being sought.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2016

BetFred to Pay £800,000 After Failing to Comply With Anti-Money Laundering Rules

BetFred to Pay £800,000 After Failing to Comply With Anti-Money Laundering Rules

British bookmaker BetFred will be required to pay £800,000 following an investigation whereby it was determined the business failed to comply with the UK Gambling Commission’s anti-money laundering and social responsibilities.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2016

FanDuel and DraftKings in Merger Talks

The two largest daily fantasy sports companies, FanDuel Inc. and DraftKings Inc., are in early-stage talks to merge, people familiar with the matter said on Monday, as the industry faces a crackdown by U.S. states over whether it runs illegal gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2016

Shanghai Airport Blast Culprit was Indebted Gambler, Say Police

The man responsible for a weekend blast at Shanghai's Pudong International Airport that injured five people, including himself, was an indebted gambler who warned on Chinese social media that he intended to kill, police said on Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2016

Pete Rose Back in Gambling: Will Shill for Daily Fantasy Sports Site

It was inevitable.  The professional athlete most closely identified with gambling--Pete Rose--and the nation's newest form of sports gambling--daily fantasy sports--have joined forces with Rose becoming the face of dfs site fanDaction.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/12/2016

Can’t Bet the Belmont Stakes at TVG, TwinSpires From My State

There are a number of state restrictions when it comes to placing a bet on the Belmont Stakes online at either TVG or TwinSpires.  Hundreds of thousands of bets on Saturday’s race will be placed with the few dozen offshore racebooks that do accept customers from these states.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jun/10/2016

Remains Found in Providence Those of Mobbed Up Nightclub Owner Missing Since ‘93

DNA has concluded the remains found behind a Providence, RI mill are those of a nightclub owner missing since 1993.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/09/2016

A University Taken Over By Prostitutes and Gamblers: Where in the World?

Professor and Vice Chancellor Chigozie Asiabaka has expressed shock after learning that the university he helps oversee is being overrun by prostitutes and gambling entities. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/09/2016

Casino Magnate Steve Wynn on Millennials: Too Much “Dim-Witted” Time on Social Media

Casino magnate Steve Wynn mocked his millennial customers as he emphasized nightclubs and other non-casino parts of his business as the driving force for revenue at his resorts.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2016

Gambling Addict Charged With Killing Bartender, Setting Bar on Fire

A northern Wisconsin man has been charged in the stabbing death of a bartender, then setting said tavern ablaze.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/07/2016

They’re Back! PerHead.com Rejoins the Gambling911 Family

Two years ago we had the opportunity to visit one of the largest and most established Pay Per Head companies, PerHead.com.  It was one of the most state-of-the-art offices in the industry that G911 has ever seen.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/07/2016

Ohio Mayor Under Investigation After Wife Facing 20 Years in Gambling Case

The wife of Lancaster, Ohio Mayor Brian Kuhn is facing up to 20 years prison time after entering a guilty plea on Monday to 11 felony counts, and now it has been revealed that the Mayor himself is under investigation.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2016

Betting on Sports Makes us Part of the Game

Let’s face it, there’s a very small percentage of the world population that manage to become a professional sportsman and depend financially of that particular sport; the majority of us, much to our dismay, don’t have the talent, luck or discipline. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2016

Not Everything That Shines is Gold – Don’t be Stuck With Hidden Costs From Your Pay Per Head

Every sportsbook seems to be offering pay per head services these days, you see it all over the internet. They all claim to have the best service and a lot of them seem legit but as the saying goes not everything that shines is gold.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2016

Enjoy Your Hobbies to the Fullest With Online Wagering

There are some passions that come together like milk and cookies; one of them is sports and gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2016

Breaking News

Chris Ferguson Makes Final Table but Falls Short: Continues to Draw Condemnation

Australian Martin Kozlov poker pro collected $665,709 top prize in Event #39 but it was another figure at the final table that drew most of the attention. 

New Documentary Takes Aim at Daily Fantasy, Sport Betting

The New York State Assembly voted 91 to 22 Friday to approve daily fantasy sports games.

Chairman of Anti-Crime NGO Arrested After Taking Bribe From Gambling Operator

According to Thanh Nien News, an underground Vietnamese football betting ring with a total bet value of VND7.6 trillion ($340 million) has been taken down by Vietnam authorities.