Gambling News

Public Hearing on N.J. Sports Betting Set for Atlantic City

The state Senate Economic Growth Committee will hold a public hearing at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Monday on legislation that calls for legalized sports betting in New Jersey.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/31/2010

Calvin Ayre: That Schlong is Wrong Says CR Woman

Photos appearing on the World Wide Web purportedly of founder and Forbes 2006 Billionaire cover boy Calvin Ayre have all but been debunked as fakes.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/31/2010

Ladbrokes Online Casino Affiliate Program to Withhold Funds

Casino Affiliate Programs April Fools WTF Awards: Ladbrokes "Income Access"

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/31/2010

Calvin Ayre BJ Shots Likely Elaborate Hoax

A website featuring purported photos of Bodog founder Calvin Ayre engaged in oral sex are likely photoshoped, at least one of the three that have surfaced. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/31/2010

DOJ Begins Civil Forfeiture for Online Poker Funds Seized

The DOJ has started a civil forfeiture action for the funds they seized through Baltimore.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/30/2010

Macau Murder for Hire Tie-ing Las Vegas Sands

Reuters was revealed on Wednesday (local time) the ties to casino gambling in Macau and the underworld of organized crime which threatens to place the Las Vegas Sands in jeopardy. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/30/2010

Stephen Conroy Launches Attack on Google

Australia's Communications Director, Stephen Conroy, has launched an attack on Google after the powerful search engine company came out last week expressing discontent related to national censorshi

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/30/2010 Won’t Pay Out on Future Bets

Panama City-based is embroiled in a dispute with a player regarding a March Madness future bet.  Few are taking the side of as the complainant posted his gripe on the S

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/30/2010

iMEGA Motion Granted in Online Gambling Domains Case

As first reported by, the chief judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals has approved iMEGA's request to have its petition to send iMEGA, et al v.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/29/2010

Obama Administration Against Australia Internet Filter

In a story widely covered by and special correspondent Greg Tingle of Media Man Int., Senator Stephen Conroy, who is Australia's acting Com

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/29/2010

Ladbrokes to Hire Top Vet

Ladbrokes, the UK's largest bookmaker, is poised to hire Richard Glynn, chairman of Sporting Index, the spread betting group, as its new chief executive.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/28/2010

Crown Casino Gets New Gulfstream Jet for VIPs

Think Las Vegas, Atlantic City and Macau get all the casino high rollers and VIP's?

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/28/2010

Pennsylvania Appeals Court Throws Out Poker Ruling

A Pennsylvania Texas Hold'em game was not legal after all.

In a serious blow to the poker industry and the Poker Players Alliance, an advocacy group that has been monitoring this case closely, a divded Pennsylvania appeals court has overturned a county judge's ruling that declared the popular poker game "Texas Hold 'Em" to be legal. The Poker Players Alliance and Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys filed briefs in support of the defendants, who were charged in September 2008 for hosting games inside a garage.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/28/2010

Casino Raided by Armed Gang

Just weeks after a high profile poker tournament in Berlin, bandits have raided the Basle's Grand Royal casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/28/2010

Kentucky Will Not Amend Complaint in Online Gambling Case

The Kentucky Supreme Court has confirmed that there will be no amendment in a case involving 141 online gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/26/2010

Bookie Wants Maxwell to Perform at Funeral

The last dying wish of a popular online sportsbook President is to have recording artist Maxwell perform the song "

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/25/2010

Justice Officials Decline Comment in KY Online Gambling Case

Kentucky Justice Cabinet officials are staying mum in regard to news first broken by on Wednesday that

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/25/2010

Casino Affiliate Programs: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

The saga that is the online casino affiliate programs sector continues.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/25/2010

46 Arrested in Football Match Fixing Scandal

Police in Turkey have arrested 46 individuals alleged to have been involved in an elaborate football match-fixing plot.  Those arrested include players and coaches.  Some 30 matches are believed

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/25/2010

Staten Island Businesses Tied to Mob-Run Sports Betting


Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2010

Online Poker Wire Issues Result of Bank Withholding Funds

At least one major online poker room has been experiencing problems sending wires, the result of an online bank that has prevented them access to their funds.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/24/2010

Mike Tyson Animal Planet Pigeon Show Cancellation Odds

Oddsmakers believe that Animal Planet will not be cancelling the controversial new Mike Tyson reality series, which features pigeon racing (

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2010

Online Gambling: Affidavits to be Presented in Kentucky

The Kentucky supreme court last week issued a ruling that it will not lift the freeze by registrars of 141 Internet gambling domain names unless an owner of the names comes forward. can reveal that one member of The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association ( has decided to step forward and, as such, satisfy the court's requirement on "standing". 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/24/2010

Times of Malta: New Online Gambling Records Expected

This year was likely to be another record year in terms of investment and injection from the igaming industry, Finance Minister Tonio Fenech said this morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2010

Internet Censorship Slammed by Tech Geeks

Not to anyone's real surprise, many tech giants and major Australian and global brands are starting to speak out loudly against the Australia's government's proposed internet filter, censorship, an

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/24/2010 in Breach of Gambling Act? Goes Off Line

Australia's communication's watchdog is investigating for an apparent breach of the integrated gambling act.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/23/2010

Macau March Gambling Revenue on Track

(Reuters) - Gambling revenue in Macau reached close to HK$13 billion ($1.68 billion) for the first three weeks of March, on track for a monthly record, underscoring sustained growth in the world's

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2010

Casino And Adult Entrepreneur Cleared Of Insider Trading

Australians continue to maintain their "Underbelly" like status on a national and international scale.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/23/2010

Online Gambling Prohibition To Go Into Effect June 1

Enforcement of online gambling legislation (Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act or UIGEA) is set to go into effect on June 1 following a six month delay.  There will be no further delays

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/23/2010

Visitors are spending less in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A report finds that Las Vegas visitors spent an average of more than $50 less on gambling in 2009 than the year before.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2010

Breaking News

Del Lago Casino in NY State Set to Open Draftkings Run Sportsbook Friday

Del Lago Casino in NY State Set to Open Draftkings Run Sportsbook Friday

A Draftkings-run sportsbook is set to open at del Lago Resort Casino just off the New York State Thruway this coming Friday (August 23, 2019).

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 21 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday August 21, 2019.

Denmark Prime Minister Refuses to Talk Greenland Sale, Trump Cancels Trip, Odds Still 25-1

Denmark Prime Minister Refuses to Talk Greenland Sale, Trump Cancels Trip, Odds Still 25-1

US President Donald Trump's quest to purchase Greenland continues to make headlines.  BetOnline Tuesday posted odds of 25-1 on Trump purchasing the semi-autonomous Danish territory.