Business & Financial

Unabomber Poker Launches On Cake Network

The Cake Network, one of the leading worldwide online poker networks, continues to grow with the addition of eight new poker rooms including Phil "The Unabomber" Laak's Unabomber Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2010

Betfair in Talks With Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley

James Ashton From:
The Time

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2010

Ladbrokes Customer List for Sale


Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2010

Bwin PartyGaming Merger Possible

(Bloomberg) -- Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG, an Austrian online bookmaker, is in talks with the PartyGaming Plc about a possible merger that would create a company with a market value of more

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/22/2010

PartyPoker Signing Lots of Big Names Lately

Our bad here at for not really reporting much about Kara Scott joining team PartyPoker last week.  It appears this is going to become a trend as Party looks to compete with a numbe

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/21/2010

MGM Mirage sues 6 in China Over Web Domain Names

By Steve Green, Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2010

World Sports Exchange, Downgraded

A popular sports betting portal has recently downgraded long established World Sports Exchange ( and another betting exchange it owns,, citing "payment issues".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/21/2010

Sports Betting News: World Cup 70 Percent of BM Rev

Make no mistake about it, sports betting businesses across the globe are looking forward to this summer's

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2010

William Hill: Football Results Turn in Their Favor

By Philip Stafford

Financial Times UKPublished: January 20 2010 09:51

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2010

EuroSportBet Management Toppled: Future in Limbo

EuroSportBet was supposed to be the answer to European online gambling giants Bwin and Unibet.  The company's future is now in question, however, following a take over of management. 

eGaming Review Magazine is reporting that the parent company of EuroSportBet, Bouygues, has now taken full control of managing SPS Betting, the online gambling firm operating the ESB site. 

Eurosportbet, which obtained an Alderney licence in June 2009, was set up by the former chief executive of French commercial TV giant TF1, Patrick Le Lay.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2010

Macau Sees Double Digit Growth

(Bloomberg) -- Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. is seeking to regain market share as gambling in Macau returns to "double digit" growth for the first time since the global

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2010

Gaming Companies Rise on Vegas Data

(Associated Press) - Shares of some of the nation's biggest casinos climbed Thursday after preliminary figures showed Las Vegas gamblers spent more money in November.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/14/2010

Bill Would Allow Internet Gambling in Atlantic City Casinos


     Permits Internet wagering at Atlantic City casinos under certain circumstances.



Submitted by Guest on, Jan/14/2010

Poker Host Expands Into Latin American Market

As poker grows worldwide, so does  Now stronger than ever and growing rapidly, this poker room on cake software is making a strong push i

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/14/2010

Skybook is Like the Pakistan of Online Sports Betting

Anybody who has followed the online sports betting company over the years knows about this organization's colorful history.  The

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2010

Gaming VC Online Casino to Shut Down

A victim of the recession?  Perhaps.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2010

Online Poker Room Plans Major European Expansion

He's known and loved throughout the world and now Doyle Brunson is looking to capitalize on his image by expanding into the European market during 2010 via his popular

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jan/13/2010

Kiplingers: Playing Poker Can Make You More Successful had an interesting report on how Kiplinger's Magazine featured a three article series on poker and how playing the game helps individuals

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jan/12/2010

Recession Over In Las Vegas? 2.9 Percent Hike In Nov. Visitors

It may be too soon to call but the good news for Las Vegas is that Sin City had experienced a 2.9 percent increase in visitors during the month of November.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/12/2010

Ladbrokes CEO to Step Down


LONDON--Ladbrokes PLC said Tuesday Chief Executive Christopher Bell is leaving after nine years at the helm of the U.K. gambling company. 

Mr. Bell, who has agreed to stay on into the summer, has come under fire over the past 12 months "for overseeing a difficult period in the group's history, culminating in a punitive equity raise in October 2009," said Daniel Stewart analyst James Hollins said. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2010 Featured on Two Popular TV Shows

Daily 10 (E!): This fast-paced, half-hour show is sure to keep even the most obsessed pop culture addicts up-to-date.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2010

Will Griffiths Appointed President of Doyles Room

Global Marketing Director moves up the ranks to manage operations of and in 2010 and beyond

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/07/2010

North American Poker Tour Exposes PokerStars

A lucrative sponsorship deal of the North American Poker Tour will further help to boost market share for online poker's largest room,  The

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/06/2010

Decimal Odds to Become the Norm: Fractional Odds Out

There are three primary odds used by bookmakers:  Fractional, Decimal and the so-called American Odds, which are among the most prevalently featured here at  Fractional is pretty

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/06/2010

College Bowl Game, NFL Playoffs Traffic Way Up

Good news for online sportsbooks as College Bowl game betting traffic as well as NFL Playoffs betting traffic appear to be way up based on stats.

Traffic on New Year's Day, which features several major College Bowl games, was up a whopping 67 percent over last year.  January 2 traffic was up 41 percent over last year.  January 3 traffic was up 39 percent over last year.  January 4 traffic was up 37 percent over last year.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2010

Business Week: Casino Sector Continues to Rise

Shares of casino operators traded mostly higher Tuesday -- led by those with properties in Macau -- as investors remained upbeat about the latest gaming revenue figures for the Chinese enclave.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2010

Online Poker Traffic Rises Half Point This Past Week

Odds are good that online poker traffic will continue to rise even more this week with a brutal Arctic blast taking over much of the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2010

Ron Paul Man of the Year, Ben Bernanke a Travesty

Frequent contributor to the website and one time running mate for US President on the Libertarian ticket, Wayne Allyn Root voices his outrage over Ben Bernanke being selected as Tim

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jan/05/2010

Online Poker: Less Sharks, More Fish

Microgaming Online Poker, most noted for its rather large number of professional players, has become the latest room to implement a "Less Sharks, More Fish" policy. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2010

Online Gambling Company Loses Two Co-Founders

12 year old (previously known as Cassava Enterprises) has lost one of its founding directors, Israeli Shay Ben-Yitzhak.  The Non-executive director Shay Ben-Yitzhak, has resigned with imme

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/04/2010

Breaking News

Sports Betting Firms Use Helping the Homeless in Likely $100 Million Ad Spend to Woo California Voters

But "California Solutions to Homelessness and Mental Health Act" referendum suggesting legalized gambling will help reduce homelessness may rub some voters the wrong way.

Maine Sports Betting Market Limited and Not Likely to Go Live for Another Two Years

Maine Sports Betting Market Limited and Not Likely to Go Live for Another Two Years

Up to 12 entities have reached out to the Maine Gambling Control Unit to introduce themselves and offer information about their services, but they're not who you might think.

Kevin Durant Next Team Odds Have Suns Favored at 4-5

Kevin Durant Next Team Odds Have Suns Favored at 4-5

The Brooklyn Nets come in at the middle of the pack to win the 2023 NBA Championship, thanks in no small part to Kevin Durant asking to leave.