Moneymaker Memorabilia is No Moneymaker on eBay

Sports memorabilia, as many collectors know, can be a very lucrative investment, especially if it's from a big name.

Poker memorabilia, it turns out, not so much, even when it's from a big name.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/29/2011

Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott Life Headed to the Big Screen

British poker pro Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott is going from the green felt of the poker table to the silver screen.

Poker Icons, the Swedish marketing and public relations agency that handles Ulliott, has announced that Ulliott's autobiography, written last year and titled "Devilfish: The Life and Times of a Poker Legend," is to be made into a movie.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/21/2011

Delaware Could Offer Single-Game NFL Betting….If It Wanted To recently revealed how some gamblers in Delaware have found a loophole in the state law governing NFL wagering, which is legal at the state's three racetracks.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/17/2011

Bettors Will Miss Joe Paterno, In Bowls he was $$$ in the Bank

Say what you want about disgraced fired former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno--gamblers loved him!

Especially when it came to bowl season.

JoePa and the Nittany Lions football team in a post-season game was the closest thing to money in the bank for many a sports bettor for many a year.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/14/2011

Bettors Find Loophole in Delaware Sports Betting Rules

Who says you can't make a single-game NFL bet in Delaware?

You actually can.

And many are.

Technically, you can't walk up to the windows of Delaware's three racetracks that offer NFL betting and bet on a lone NFL game.

You can't even bet a two-game parlay.

Under state law, the minimum number of NFL games you must bet at once is three.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/07/2011

Bernie Madoff and Ken “The Shrink” Weitzner: Birds of a Feather

American TV show "60 Minutes" ran a segment on convicted ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff on Sunday, and revealed how he and his wife unsuccessfully tried to commit suicide after he was exposed as a con man and arrested.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/02/2011

“Shrink” Book Can’t Find Publisher Stepson Tells Gambling911

A controversial biography on the life and times of late gambler and Internet entrepreneur Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner continues to be written by Weitzner's step-son, Jerry Lee Donahue, but the project has hit a snag, Donahue tells in an exclusive interview.

The problem?

A year into the project, the author still hasn't found a publisher to publish the book.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/27/2011

Rick Perry Hates Gambling But Bets World Series

Texas Governor and Republican Presidential candidate Rick Perry, who has repeatedly said he is against all forms of gambling, has been telling what's known in Texas as a tall tale.

A tall tale--a polite way to say a lie--about gambling, no less.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/26/2011

Mormon Church Hates Gambling: Mormon Politics Does Not

Two of the contenders for the Republican nomination for President of the United States are members of the Mormon religion: former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and former Utah governor Jon Huntsman.

Other top American politicians are also Mormons, including Harry Reid, a Democrat who is a U.S. senator from Nevada and the Majority Leader in the U.S. Senate.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/24/2011

Another President Bush: Jeb Hates Gambling (Sometimes)

Bush for President?

No, not that one.

He served two terms and can't serve any more.

And not his father either, who served one term and then was kicked out of office by the voters.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/18/2011

Marco Rubio as Vice-President: A Bad Bet for All Concerned

Regardless of who wins the Republican nomination for President of the United States, the most talked about name for Vice-President on the G.O.P. ticket is Florida Senator Marco Rubio.

Rubio, 40, from suburban Miami, started his political career as a local legislator, serving as a Miami City Commissioner.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/11/2011

Pro Who Dissed Helmuth Hired as Poker Coach (Video)

Poker pro Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt, who famously wrote a book saying fellow poker pro Phil "Poker Brat" Hellmuth Jr. didn't know anything about playing poker, has been hired as a poker coach for a website that charges a fee to view instructional poker videos!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/10/2011

Giuliani for US President: He Likes Gambling (Sometimes)

Disenchantment with the current crop of Republican presidential candidates has many in the G.O.P. urging former New York City mayor Rudy Guiliani to get in to the race, but so far he has resisted a repeat run.

Brooklyn-born Giuliani, 67, who was Big Apple mayor from 1994-2002 and before that was a Federal prosecutor and U.S. Attorney, ran for President in 2008.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/23/2011

Mike Bloomberg for President: On Gambling Issues, He’s No Sure Bet

U.S. President Barack Obama, a Democrat up for re-election next year, has plummetting poll numbers so his re-election is anything but assured.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/15/2011

Poker Pro Card Player Magazine Publisher Drops $200,000 on Cruise!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/12/2011

Chris Christie Says He Supports Gambling, But Does He? has previously reported on the major Republican presidential candidates' records on gambling issues.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/06/2011

Mitt Romney Flip-Flops on Gambling: Was For, Now Against

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/24/2011

Michele Bachmann No Pal of Online Gambling: Proud to Have "Crippled" Bill

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who's a candidate for President of the United States, is no friend of the online gambling industry.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/19/2011

Rick Perry for President: Not if You’re a Gambler or Online Poker Player

Texas governor Rick Perry has thrown his (cowboy) hat into the ring, announcing that he's a candidate for President of the United States.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/17/2011

Pawn Stars Pawn Shop Earned 50K Betting NFL

Pawn shops are generally known for providing three basic services: You can buy items, you can sell items and you can pawn items.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/10/2011