Business & Financial

Online Poker Payouts for US Customers in Just Two Days?

There has been a lot of talk related to the limited payment processing options available to online poker sites and payouts taking upwards of a month for US players.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jul/27/2011

Las Vegas Sands Posts $367.6M Profit in Second Quarter

By Associated Press

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/26/2011

Alderney Hearing Regarding Full Tilt Poker Adjourns – No Later Than September 15

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission is granting Full Tilt Poker until September 15 to pursue commercial interests according to

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Full Tilt Poker is claiming they are involved in talks with potential investors.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/26/2011

Full Tilt Poker Attorneys: Do Not Want to Pay Licensing Fees Without Reinstatement

Full Tilt Poker lawyers requested private hearing, media asked to leave, determination to be made if hearing gets postponed to later date

Tuesday’s hearing by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) revealed that Full Tilt Poker owes $250,000 in back licensing fees.  The hearing was being conducted to determine if FTP’s license would be reinstated. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/26/2011

Full Tilt Poker Requests Hearing to Reinstate License be Delayed: Held Privately

Full Tilt Poker attorneys were asking for the Alderney Gambling Control Commission to delay a sceduled hearing for today July 26, 2011 to discuss the company's fate.

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/26/2011

PokerStars Traffic Up Well over 5000 Average From Post-Black Friday Low Point

Since the April 15 indictment of its two co-founders in the United States, PokerStars had continued to storm back even without a US customer base.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/25/2011

UseMyWallet / Quicktender Payouts Begin Arriving

We were skeptical but, to their credit, UseMyWallet / Quicktender payouts began arriving to players in Europe, Canada and the United States.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2011

Online Sportsbook Sports Interaction Not Accepting US Customers for Football

The very popular and long established Canadian-based online sportsbook, Sports Interaction, is no longer accepting US customers coming into the new football season.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2011

French Online Poker Site 200 Percent Poker Shuts Down

The French online poker room 200 Percent Poker has shut down.  Ce site est fermé.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/24/2011

No More, for Football 2011: Where to Bet Online Now

Many of you will be stumbling upon this bit of information as you attempt to access your betting accounts for Football 2011: and are no more. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2011 Website has Closed its Doors

Following an announcement Saturday July 23 that parent company,, will be closing to US customers, its recreational arm,, will follow suit.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2011

Phil Gordon Dismissed from Full Tilt Poker Class Action Lawsuit

Phil Gordon, a professional poker player named as a defendant in a class action lawsuit against Full Tilt Poker, has voluntarily been dismissed.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/22/2011

Online Poker Cash Games in Italy Provide a Boost to Many Sites

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/22/2011

Hard Rock Casino Coming to Atlantic City

The Hard Rock Casino plans to open a small casino in Atlantic City, the US second largest casino destination.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/22/2011

Lock Poker Signs Chris Moorman and Nicky Evans as LockPRO Army Grows

Lock is thrilled to announce the new additions to their LockPRO ELITE team. Chris "moorman1" Moorman and Nicky "Cod Meharly" Evans. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/22/2011

Red Panda Poker Joins the Cake Poker Network

The Cake Network, one of the industry’s leading online poker networks is pleased to announce that Red Panda Poker is joining their network.

“We are excited to have Red Panda Poker join us as this is the first room on our network to be working in unison with an organized charity towards such a noteworthy cause,” said Cake Network Marketing Director, Andrew Turner.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/20/2011

Germany Online Gambling Tax Hike Not Likely: Bwin.Party, Betfair Surge on News

Germany is unlikely to hike taxes by 17 percent on all online gambling stakes after the European Union condemned the idea on Tuesday.  This sent Bwin.Party shares surging.

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Bwin.Party topped the mid-cap gainers board, up 7¾p to 140p, while online betting exchange Betfair Group gained 16½p to 632p.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/19/2011

William Hill Enters Italian Online Poker Market With

William Hill is the latest online poker room to enter the powerful Italian market with its newest domain name 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/19/2011

Coral Welcomes Andy Hornby as New CEO

Andy Hornby has begun his reign as Chief Executive of Coral, one of the world’s biggest bookmakers.

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It had taken the firm nearly a year to replace former CEO Nick Rust, who departed for Ladbrokes.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/18/2011

Breaking News

Croatia Updated World Cup 2018 Odds to Win at 14-1 Following Statement Win Over Argentina

While it was widely believed that this Argentina team might not live up to past expectations, Croatia's astonishing 3-0 thrashing of the slight favorites to win has resulted in Croatia's odds being slashed down to 14/1. 

Coolwallet S Hardware Wallet Review

Our friends at News this week provided readers with a review of the new Coolwallet S hardware wallet they received.

Report: Ireland Financial Institutions Denying Crypto Companies

Leading cryptocurrency-based companies claim that some of Ireland's major financial institutions have denied them service.