November Niner William Tonking Gives Self ‘Punchers Chance’ to Win WSOP Title

The University of South Carolina is known for producing football players, not poker players.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/26/2014

November Nine Member Martin Jacobson Likes his Chances to Win WSOP Main Event

This is the first in a series of interviews with the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event final table members--the so-called "November Nine." Interviews with other "November Nine" members will run periodically until the WSOP Main Event resumes in three months.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/20/2014

ESPN’s ‘Outside The Lines’ to Feature Expose on Fantasy Football Betting This Sunday

ESPN’s popular “Outside the Lines” will feature an expose on Fantasy Football betting this coming Sunday August 17, 2014,’s Thomas Somach can report exclusively. Airing will occur at 9 am EST on ESPN.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/13/2014

New Jetsmarter APP Lets Gamblers, Casino Execs Fly in Style for Cheap Fares

A new Florida-based company called JetSmarter has just the ticket for gamblers across the U.S. who like to take off for Las Vegas on a whim and travel in style: it has created an app so you can nab last-minute seats on private jets for stunningly low fares!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/10/2014

WSOP: Jeff Madsen Arrest and Ejection From Rio a Hoax

Tweets made last week from the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas by poker pro Jeff Madsen about getting arrested for drugs and being banned from the event venue were not true, can confirm.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/07/2014 World Exclusive: Man to Sue Jay Cohen for Money Owed by WSEX

A man who is owed nearly $70,000 by now-defunct online sportsbook World Sports Exchange tells in a world exclusive interview that he intends to sue World Sports Exchange former co-owner Jay Cohen for the owed funds.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/30/2014

$10m Top Prize for WSOP Main Event Gets Lukewarm Support From Barry Shulman

LAS VEGAS -- Controversies at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) are like pimples on a teenager's face--they are always there, and there are a lot of them.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/03/2014

Phil Ivey And The 2014 WSOP: Is He In Or Is He Out?

Hamlet famously once asked, "To be or not to be?"

For the folks who run the World Series of Poker (WSOP), the question seems to be, "Ivey or not Ivey?"

That's Ivey as in Philip Dennis Ivey Jr.--Phil to his pals--one of the best professional poker players on the planet.

And one of the most controversial.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/29/2014

Internet Gambling Attorney Sees Legal Online Gambling Coming to All 50 States

Stuart Slotnick Says It’s a “Good Revenue Model”

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/21/2014

Top Horse Trainer Agrees: Boycott Churchill Downs!

Momentum is building for a fan boycott of Churchill Downs, the iconic horse racing track in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, where the world-famous Kentucky Derby is annually run and will be again this Saturday.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/01/2014

Why Boycott Churchill Downs? Top Handicapper Gives the Skinny

With the world's most famous horse race--the Kentucky Derby--just days away, it's no surprise that the event is all over the news of late.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/28/2014

G911 World Exclusive - Gambling Law Expert Says Phil Ivey Not a Cheater

The man known as the world's foremost expert on gambling law tells in an exclusive interview that what Phil Ivey did while playing baccarat at the Borgata casino is not cheating because, "It's up to the casino to make sure that there are no readable markings on the backs of cards."

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/15/2014

G911 Talks to Jeopardy Champ Arthur Chu, His Love for Gambling and Death Threats

Arthur Chu has turned the art of wagering into a science, and from it has earned a whopping $300,000!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/09/2014

G911 Talks to Math Whiz Who Helped Art Chu Win $300k on ‘Jeopardy’

It's no secret among gamblers that having good mathematical skills can help when gambling.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/30/2014

Sands Employees Angry at Adelson Over Breach: ‘He Should Just Shut Up’

Employees of the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pa., are outraged and angry that their personal information has been put at risk apparently because of their boss's outspoken political statements.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/02/2014

Rocker Ted Nugent Tells He Might Run for Political Office

Senator Ted Nugent?

Governor Ted Nugent??

President Ted Nugent???

Hold on to your hats, folks, it just might be!!!

Rocker Ted Nugent, as well known for his outspoken conservative views as he is for his hard-edged rock music, tells in an exclusive interview that he is considering a run for political office.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/16/2014

Somach Exclusive: McDonald’s Hamburgers and an Illegal San Francisco Online Poker Room

Over the past five years, more than a dozen online poker rooms that allowed Americans to play Internet poker for cash have been busted by the U.S. Justice Department. Websites were shut down, website owners and operators were arrested and millions of dollars were seized. Party Poker, Poker Stars, Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet were among the sites targeted by the Feds.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/05/2013

‘Vegas’ Scores Record TV Ratings for CBS

So is "Vegas" a winner or a loser?

No, not the City of Las Vegas, that's been a winner for years.

We mean the new TV show that debuted on CBS Tuesday night about Las Vegas in the year 1960.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/27/2012

New Show About Las Vegas Premieres Tuesday: ‘Vegas’ Showcases City as it was 50 Years Ago

Sin City is getting another shot at the small screen.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/24/2012 Exposes ‘The Myth of the Bookmaker’

One of the great myths of bookmaking is that a bookmaker needs to balance the betting action on a game in order to make a profit.


Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/20/2012