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Best Las Vegas Hotels for Bachelor Parties

Bachelors and Vegas go together like strippers and the poles they dance on.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2009

BetonSports Customers Finally to Get Paid After 3 Year Wait

BetonSports customers can, for the first time, thank the US Government for actually coming through for them.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/18/2009

Ernest Scherer III Stands Trial for Parents Murder

The attorney for a man accused of murdering his parents at their Pleasanton home in March 2008 for monetary gain hinted in his line of questioning Tuesday that someone other than the defendant may

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

ESPN to Continue Carrying World Series of Poker 7 Years

ESPN, which currently carries the World Series of Poker, has committed to airing it for the next 7 years. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/18/2009

Online Poker Traffic Continues to Rise: Cereus Back in 6th

The online poker traffic monitoring website, PokerSiteScout.com, reports that there has been an overall rise of 2 percent in number of "real cash" players at the Internet poker rooms.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

More Than $350 Million Laundered Through Cyprus Bank

Charles Charalambous, Cyprus Mail

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

Tom Durrr Dwan Announces New Poker Challenge

As previously reported, online high stakes cash game specialist, Tom "Durrrr" Dwan had agreed to take part in a live Million Dollar Challenge.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

The Great British Lobby

A technology group advised by David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary, is one of several British companies spending millions of pounds lobbying American politicians in a bid to shape legislation

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

18 Year Olds May Be Allowed to Play Slots in Ohio

The Ohio Lottery Commission was voting on Monday to determine whether 18 year olds will be able to play slot machines at seven horse-racing tracks.  Additionally a decision will be made as to whet

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2009

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Named in Seizure Indictments

A New York Circuit Judge has ruled in favor of Costigan Media's Motion to Intervene and gain access to information related to seizure warrants issued in June by the US Attorney's Office in the Sout

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/17/2009

Ladbrokes Inks Deal With Cryptologic

Monday, CryptoLogic Ltd.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2009

Paddy Power Loses €1.5 Mil on Tiger Woods Losing Bets

Sure he lost and everyone had money on Tiger Woods, but Ireland's biggest bookmaker was so certain that Woods would win they wagered the house on him doing so, literally.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/17/2009

When Conservative Reporters Favor Online Poker Legislation

"A New Deal Worth Fostering" is the headline of George F.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/17/2009

Face the Ace, Negreanu Racism Row: G911 Readers Speak

We know what's hot based on what everyone is talking about.  Gambling911.com readers have been especially fired up over a recent article Submitted by Payton on, Aug/16/2009

Delaware Responds to Suit Over Sports Betting

By Sean O'Sullivan, The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2009

Gamblers and Liberty by Wayne Root: Review

In his new book, "The Conscience of a Libertarian: Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gambling & Tax Cuts," Wayne Allyn Root asserts that America is a nation of gambler

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2009

BetonsSports Founder Pleads Guilty (Updated)

Gary Stephen Kaplan, founder of  BetonSports (BoS), a large illegal offshore sports wagering business, entered guilty pleas to multiple federal charges, Acting United States Attorney Michael W.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2009

Media and Racism Watchdogs Must Stop Racist Witch-Hunt!

"If the media and oversensitive racism watchdogs continue this witch-hunt for racists, they are doing more to slow relations between races than to improve them."

So writes Ricky Bauer of Gambling Review, one of many online gambling and poker information websites commenting on this week's controversy suggesting that poker pro Daniel Negreanu might be a "racist".

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/14/2009

Daniel Negreanu Responds to Shock Racism Claims

It is the hottest story of the week in the poker world.  Gambling911.com Special Contributor Thomas Somach questi

State Opposes Appeal of Betting Ruling

By SEAN O'SULLIVAN

The News Journal

Attorneys for the state of Delaware formally responded to the emergency effort to stop sports betting before it starts.

They charge the four national sports leagues and the National Collegiate Athletic Association have "not shown exceptional circumstances" exist to justify having the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals step in.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

James Packer Shocks With Surprise Resignation

Carolyn Cummins, Sydney Morning Herald

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

Va. Gambler Pleads Guilty to $400K Fraud Scheme

LYNCHBURG, VA. (Associated Press) - A Lynchburg man has pleaded guilty to charges related to a Ponzi scheme that prosecutors say cost about 19 investors a total of more than $400,000.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

Poker Invading England

Poker is officially invading England. Over the course of the next 6 weeks, the World Series of Poker Europe is set to kick off as well as PokerStars' EPT-London event In addition to those enormously anticipated events, another prestigious tournament will be taking place as well as the first-ever English Poker Open will be held.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

Readers Fired Up Over Root, Negreanu Racism Allegations

Gambling911.com readers are all fired up over recent articles appearing on the website related to former Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Root, and poker pro, Daniel Negreanu.  Both

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

Black: Daniel Negreanu Probably Not Racist

Gambling911.com's Tyrone Black has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Daniel Negreanu's comments about Black Entertainment Television (BET) and the Submitted by Payton on, Aug/12/2009

Face The Ace Fails Community Standards Test

NBC's prime time Saturday poker show, Face The Ace, had only 1.46 viewers in its second showing.  Things could have been worse as the program apparently didn't lose many viewers (debuting with 1.5

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2009

Australian Casino Employees Try To Cover Up Scam

JUPITERS Casino bosses tried to cover up a $5.7m fraud at the venue and white-anted police investigations into the seven-year scam, a court heard.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2009

PPA Supports Appeal to Colorado Supreme Court

Washington, DC (August 12, 2009) -The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide and more than 13,000 i

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2009

Online Gambling Affiliate News Wednesday August 12, 2009

Nordic Gaming Group Ltd., one of Europe's fastest growing online gaming companies, proudly announces that it has chosen the award-winning Income Access affiliate marketing software to power its soo

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2009

Electronic Media, Blogs Big Win With Court Ruling

The Honorable Judge Laura Taylor Swain handed down her decision in the New York Circuit Court Tuesday declaring that the US Government was not entitled to withhold information from electronic media news sites related to sealed indictments.  Her ruling is significant for all online media outlets whether it be the Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, Perez Hilton or TMZ.com.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/12/2009

Breaking News

Chinese 'Gangster' Promotes New Crypto for Poker:  Amassed $750m in Under 5 Minutes With ICO

Chinese 'Gangster' Promotes New Crypto for Poker: Amassed $750m in Under 5 Minutes With ICO

The one time leader of the Macau branch of the 14K Triad, Wan Kuok-koi, also known as "Broken Tooth", has announced his new cryptocurrency.

MGM National Harbor Debuts $48 Million Second-Level Casino Offering

MGM National Harbor Debuts $48 Million Second-Level Casino Offering

MGM National Harbor officially debuted a $48 million second-level casino space today due to overwhelming customer demand since its December 2016 opening.

John Fontana Celebrates Retirement From Seminole Tribe of Florida After 38 years

On July 12th, John Fontana was joined by over 300 close friends, family and coworkers as he celebrated his retirement from the Seminole Tribe of Florida after 38 years at Hard Rock Cafe Tampa.