Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Big Bettor "Mattress Mack" to Open His Own Sportsbook

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Big Bettor "Mattress Mack" to Open His Own Sportsbook

Superbettor Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, who has become famous for wagering millions of dollars on big sporting events such as the Super Bowl and the World Series, is soon to debut a new website devoted to sports betting.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/20/2022

Handicapper Attacks Claim That Larry Ness Won Big Capping Contest in 1985

Handcapper Attacks Claim That Larry Ness Won Big Capping Contest in 1985

A veteran sports handicapper is disputing the claim that the late Larry Ness won a prestigious NFL handicapping contest in 1985.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/12/2022

Wayne Root Eulogizes His Late Longtime Pal, Larry Ness

Wayne Root Eulogizes His Late Longtim Pal, Larry Ness

Sports handicapper Wayne Root spent more than 20 years working in television with fellow handicapper Larry Ness, who died Wednesday at age 68.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/08/2022

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Handicapper Larry Ness dead at 68

Handicapper Larry Ness Dead at 68

Longtime professional sports handicapper Larry Ness has died, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/07/2022

Matusow Feline Friend Dead at 20 and CA Tribes Would Have Sports Betting if They Didn't Hate Card Clubs So Much

Matusow Feline Friend Dead at 20

Poker legend Mike “The Mouth” Matusow is mourning the passing of his beloved pet cat, named Flash.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/04/2022

Ray Lesniak's Book Tells Tale of How He Beat Feds Who Wanted to Ban Sports Betting

Ray Lesniak's Book Tells Tale of How He Beat Feds Who Wanted to Ban Sports Betting

Lesniak, a shrewd attorney, knew that PASPA violated the U.S. Constitution—the Federal government can’t let one state have an industry but ban another state from having the same industry, in this case legal sports betting.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/22/2022

Professional Sports Bettor Says Offshore Sportsbooks Not as Crooked as Claimed

Professional Sports Bettor Says Offshore Sportsbooks Not as Crooked as Claimed

Gadoon “Spanky” Kryollos speaks out on false claim made by FanDuel CEO during SBC North America Summit

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/14/2022

Flack Favored to Make Poker Hall of Fame

The Poker Hall of Fame will announce on Sunday who its newest member is, with 10 nominees for this year.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/09/2022

Poker Hall of Fame is Really a Hall of Shame as Many Members Have Checkered Pasts

Poker Hall of Fame is Really a Hall of Shame as Many Members Have Checkered Pasts

Among the members are a child molester, a safecracker who served time in prison, a casino cheat, a drug addict, a mob boss and a racist who dressed in blackface.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/04/2022

Will Seventh Time Be the Charm for Poker Hall of Fame Nominee Matt Savage?

Will Seventh Time Be the Charm for Poker Hall of Fame Nominee Matt Savage

He talks to Gambling 911 about his chances in an exclusive interview and reflects on fellow nominee, the late Layne Flack, who is being fondly remembered this World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/28/2022

Gamblers React to Prediction Coming True: The New Kreskin?

Gamblers React to Prediction Coming True

For his next trick, Somach will begin raising the dead......maybe......but who knew he knew the future of sports betting would include betting at arenas back when he made his bold prediction in 1999.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/22/2022

New Line Service Seeks to Dominate Sports Betting Industry

New Line Service Seeks to Dominate Sports Betting Industry

Don Best, watch your back!  There’s a new sheriff in town.  Don Best Sports, the nation’s preeminent line service, will soon be facing a major new competitor in the odds biz.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/06/2022

Matusow Defends Negreanu Over Sexual Misconduct Claims

Matusow Defends Negreanu Over Sexual Misconduct Claims

“What this woman said is just lies,” Matusow said. “Daniel would never ever act like that towards a woman poker player. He told me if he was staring at her it was just to get reads, not because he wanted to f*** her.”

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/24/2022

Florida Casino Talks, Then Balks, Regarding Future Plans

Florida Casino Talks, Then Balks, Regarding Future Plans

Magic City won't admit interest in sports betting

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/28/2022

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Says Deal to Run Texas Poker Room is Off

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Says Deal to Run Texas Poker Room is Off

A deal made by poker pro Mike “The Mouth” Matusow to move to Texas and run a poker room has fallen through, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/16/2022

Betting on Ultimate Discs is Becoming the Ultimate Wager....Just Don’t Call Them Frisbees

Betting on Ultimate Discs is Becoming the Ultimate Wager....Just Don’t Call Them Frisbees

Don’t call them Frisbees!  They are flying discs (Frisbee is a trademarked name).

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/06/2022

Virginia State House of Delegates Votes Down Ban on Betting Slogan...Then Votes in Favor

Virginia State House of Delegates Votes Down Ban on Betting Slogan

In a stunning reversal of fortune Tuesday, the Virginia House of Delegates, the lower chamber of the state legislature, overwhelmingly voted down a bill that would have made it illegal for gambling entities in the state he use the slogan “Virginia is for bettors“ to advertise their services.....but they had an about-face on Wednesday.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/02/2022

Virginia Closing in on Slogan: Senator's Office Provides G911 With Latest Update

Virginia Closing in on Slogan: Senator's Office Provide G911 With Latest Update

The Virginia House of Delegates, the lower body of the state legislature, is to vote Monday on a controversial bill that would ban gambling entities in the state from using the advertising slogan “Virginia is for bettors” to promote their businesses.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/26/2022

Caesars Brags About Record Sports Bet But Stonewalls on Policy Surrounding It

Caesars Brags About Record Sports Bet But Stonewalls on Policy Surrounding It

Caesars Sportsbook has confirmed to Gambling 911 that a $4.5 million bet on the Super Bowl made last week by Houston furniture mogul Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale is the largest mobile sports wager ever made and the second largest sports wager of any kind ever made.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/08/2022

Shulman Cruise Terminated as Ship Owner Goes Bankrupt

Shulman Cruise Terminated as Ship Owner Goes Bankrupt

The four-month, $400,000 world cruise that first couple of poker Barry and Allyn Shulman are on has been terminated, just days after it began.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/19/2022