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Online Poker: Matt Adz124 Marafioti Making Waves

He's a consistent winner of high-stakes online poker games who has won $650k in online tournaments and millions in cash games.  His name is Matt ‘Adz124' Marafioti, a Canadian poker player often

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/10/2009

What Does Illness of Stanley Ho Mean to Macau?

HONG KONG, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Veteran 87-year-old Macau gaming tycoon Stanley Ho is in intensive care after undergoing brain surgery to remove a blood clot, raising questions over the succession of

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2009

Past Threats Against Murdered Poker Portal Founder’s Life

Poker bloggers have claimed that there were threats against PokerListings.com founder Andreas Oscarsson's life prior to his shock murder in Sweden last week, according to a Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/10/2009

Online Gambling Casino Affiliates Will Keep Getting Screwed

Gambling911.com reported back in June regarding so-called online gambling regulatory body eCogra en

Eric Buchman Interview With Jenny Woo

Continuing my run with the WSOP Final 9 players - I had the chance to interview Eric Buchman.  This New Yorker will be playing at the WSOP final table in November with 34.8 million in chips - 2Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/10/2009

Face The Ace is a Flop: Time to Face Reality

Face The Ace, the first ever prime time poker show, may have had some potential.  It just will never be realized.  The show is a complete and utter flop.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/09/2009

Soccer Betting Really Catching on in the US

Great news for online bookmakers with the upcoming 2010 World Cup:  The US soccer fan base is growing, and so too is the amount of betting on key games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/09/2009

Phil Ivey Public Relations a Total Trainwreck

While a number of 2009 World Series of Poker November Nine finalists have found their respective ways to Gambling911.com's Senior International Correspondent, Jenny Woo (Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/09/2009

Leagues Appeal Judge's Ruling On Sports Betting

DOVER, Del.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2009

Newspaper Industry Could be Saved by Online Gambling

How's this for some "out of the box" thinking?

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/07/2009

Bills vs. Titans Betting, UFC 101 Hot

In addition to Gambling911.com's extensive coverage of Thursday's indictment into Douglas Rennick, an online gambling payment processor who could face over 50 years in prison if the US Attorneys Of

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/07/2009

Online Poker Advocate Robert Menendez Under Investigation

The Poker Players Alliance has haled Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) for introducing the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2009

PokerListings Founder Andreas Oscarsson Shot Dead

Another tragedy in the poker world as reports have surfaced that PokerListings.com founder, Andreas Oscarsson was foun

NCAA bans championships in betting states

(Associated Press) - The NCAA approved a policy Thursday that would ban states, such as Delaware, from hosting championship events if they allow fans to bet on single games.

Chancellors and presidents from all three NCAA divisions approved the measure, saying it applies to "any session of an NCAA championship," though it does not apply to states that allow parlay betting, lottery tickets, pull tabs and sports pools.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2009

US Government to Unseal Portions of Online Poker Seizure Warrant

After announcing the indictment of an individual connected to payment processors dealing with online poker sites Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars, the US Attorney's Office out of the Southern Distric

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2009

Online Poker Seizure Warrants Should be Unsealed

Following word of an indictment against one payment processor connected to the seizure of some $40 million in funds from online poker giants PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, legal counsel for Costig

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2009

Sports and Poker Meet for Ultimate Atlantis Challenge

The ultimate sports and poker fantasy could come true.  Our friends at VegasInsider.com and UltimateBet.net have teamed up to prese

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Senator Menendez Online Poker Bill Barney Frank on Steroids

Professor I. Nelson Rose has been given an advanced copy of the 91 page online poker regulation bill to be released later today by Senator Robert Menendez.

Mr. Rose calls this bill a hurricane compared to a squall that is Barney Frank's bill.  He has named his article, "The Menendez Bill: Barney Frank Bills On Steroids".

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Online Poker Payment Processor Misrepresented Transactions

As Gambling911.com continues to obtain information related to today's big news that Douglas Rennick, an Internet gambling and online poker payment processor has been indicted, we are learning that

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2009

Internet Gambling, Online Poker Indictments Revealed

Lev L. Dassin, the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Joseph M. Demarest, Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), announced today the filing of an indictment charging Douglas Rennick with bank fraud and other offenses stemming from his role in processing more than $350 million for Internet gambling companies. According to the indictment filed yesterday in Manhattan federal court:

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Online Gambling Payment Processor Indicted

LEV L. DASSIN, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and JOSEPH M. DEMAREST, JR., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI"), announced today the filing of an Indictment charging DOUGLAS RENNICK with bank fraud and other offenses stemming from his role in processing more than $350 million for Internet gambling companies, according to Gambling911.com sources.

Rennick was processing for online gambling companies via his firm, ATM Online, which has long been shut down.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Ladbrokes Profits Drop: Moving Online Unit to Gibraltar

By David Altaner

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Judge Sets Date for Delaware Betting Trial

By Chad Millman

ESPN The Magazine

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2009

Would Sarah Palin Really Make a Good Poker Player?

The question was asked a few days ago by Aaron Michaels of the Examiner:  Would the former Republican Vice Presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin make a good poker player?

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/05/2009

Senator To Introduce Bill Lifting Online Gambling Ban

By Corey Boles, Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2009

888.com Says It Is Nearing a Purchase

An online gambling company, 888, said Monday that it was close to making an acquisition after strong trading from its casino, bingo and sports betting Web sites led to an improved

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

Sexy Poker Could Help Fuel Online Poker Craze Again

Sexy Poker is the controversial new game platform release from Nintendo and it could help create a whole new player base for the online poker sector, which has hit a few snags of late. 

"I mean seriously, why play the Nintendo game when you can play for real cash with real sexy celebrities the likes of Nicky Hilton and Doyle Brunson at the world famous Doylesroom.com?" asks Gambling911.com Senior Editor, Payton O'Brien.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/04/2009

Breaking News

Group B Updated Odds to Win - 2018 World Cup: Spain, Portugual, Iran

While Spain and Portugal still have the best chance of advancing to the Group of 16, Iran will do so with a shock win over Portugal.

More Women Verbally Attacked on the Poker Floor, Pavillion Staff Do Nothing

Women players being verbally attacked on the poker floor continues to be a huge issue with little sign of letting up.  On Sunday night, female poker pro Kathy Liebert tweeted out yet another incident.

Iran vs. Portugal Betting Tips, Latest Odds - 25 June - World Cup

Gambling911.com has your Iran vs. Portugal betting tips and odds.