Gambling News

Poker Affiliates Programs VP in Hot Water

The new VP of Marketing over at Poker Affiliate Programs has apparently gotten off on the wrong foot. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2009

Gold Coast Casino Addict Wants His Millions

(AAP) - It took just 43 minutes to bring Gold Coast property developer Harry Kakavas' professional gambling dream to an end.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2009

Microgaming and Unibet Announce Maria Poker

Microgaming (www.microgaming.com), the world's largest provider of online gaming software today announced it will power Maria Poker, Unibet's newest brand

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2009

iMEGA Chief to be on XM Radio’s Me & Vinnie Friday

iMEGA chairman Joe Brennan Jr. will be on the "Me & Vinnie, with Vinnie Politan"  program, on the Sirius/XM satellite radio network, Friday June 19th @ 7 a.m. EST.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2009

Richardson Wants George Clooney: Not Leonardo DiCaprio

After learning that Leonardo DiCaprio's production company was slated to begin filming on a project that would focus on the world of Internet gambling in Costa Rica, Gambling911.com suggested that

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/18/2009

Doyle Brunson Says Peter Eastgate Can Kiss His Butt

Poker legend Doyle Brunson isn't exactly happy with last year's World Series of Poker main event winner, Peter Eastgate.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/17/2009

Seized Online Poker Funds Now Up To $40 Million

Gambling911.com can reveal that the total amount of seized monies from the two largest online poker rooms, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, has now reached $40 million.

Gambling911 sources informed us that a few banks voluntarily froze another $10 million in funds over the past few days following news that the US Attorney out of New York froze $30 million transferring through payment processors on behalf of PokerStars and Full Tilt.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/17/2009

Opponents of Video Slots Rally in Kentucky

(Associated Press) FRANKFORT, Ky.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2009

Facebook, AlertPay Stop Illegal Gambling Through Apps

Just two weeks ago, Gambling911.com featured a report on the potential for Facebook applications to result in illegal online gambling transactions.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/17/2009

Phil Hellmuth Downward Spiral Has Nearly 14,000 Followers

World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth is having a rough time of it at this year's WSOP - at least by his standards.  Hellmuth has won a mere $13,000, coming in 29th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/16/2009

US Government Has No Strong Point in Online Gambling Case

Gambling911.com's Jenny Woo continued her sit down interview with iMEGA.org founder, Joe Brennan, Jr.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/16/2009

Utah to Crack Down on Internet Porn, Gambling

The UTA, Utah's equivalent of New York's Metro Transit Agency, will begin cracking down on those accessing online porn websites via the free wi-fi provided.  Online poker is next, some speculate.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2009

Leonardo DiCaprio Set to Star in Film About Online Gambling Industry

News broke on Tuesday that Leonardo DiCaprio will be starring in a film dealing with the online gambling industry in Costa Rica.  Certainly should be a great flick if they do their homework.  We'

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/16/2009

Famed Bookmaker Passes Away This Weekend

A beloved Costa Rican bookmaker has passed away over the weekend of an apparent heart attack.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2009

NFL Doesn't Want Your Bets

The Wall Street Journal, page D16

By HANNAH KARP

Some of the National Football League's founders were gamblers. The league draws more wagers in the U.S. than any other sport. It recently authorized its teams to sell their logos to state lotteries. But when it comes letting states expand sports betting, the NFL has made its position clear: Not now, not ever.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2009

Two Plus Two Endorses iMEGA.org

We've been asked again why Two Plus Two does not openly support the PPA.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2009

The Battle to Legalize Online Gambling: July 6 Approaches

Mark your calendars.  July 6 is an important date for the online gambling sector.  This is when a U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to render a decision in a case filed by The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA.org) against the US Justice Department in an effort to have the controversial Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) repealed based on the concept that it is "Unconstitutional".

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/16/2009

Reaction to Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear’s Gambling Plans

(Associated Press) - Reaction to Gov.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2009

Phil Hellmuth Thrown Out of Harrah’s

11 time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and UltimateBet.com spokesperson, Phil Hellmuth, was thrown out of the Harrah's Hotel this past weekend.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/15/2009

Phil Ivey Making Case As the Best Poker Player Ever

Among his peers, Phil Ivey has been considered the best all around poker player for quite a long time.  Ivey doesn't just win, he absolutely dominates in just about every game he plays.  Whether

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/15/2009

First Poker Player to be Fined for Twitter Usage at WSOP

We here at Gambling911.com thought it would be fun to offer up odds on the first poker player to get in trouble for using Twitter at this year's World Series of Poker (WSOP). 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/15/2009

Did Poker Players Alliance Overstep Boundaries in Minnesota?

Prior to last week's big story related to the seizure of $30 million in online poker funds by the US Government, there was an important development in Minnesota.  That state had attempted to block

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/15/2009

Poker Funds Seizure: Little Agreement on How it Shakes Out

By Liz Benston

LAS VEGAS SUNMon, Jun 15, 2009

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/15/2009

Doyle Brunson to Doc: Now I Know How a Muppet Feels

The WSOP makes my schedule a living hell. I try to play as many tournaments as possible but with all the other stuff I have to do, I have to be pretty selective.

I'm trying to do an update on SS/2, getting ready for the seminars with Mike Caro, keeping up with the NBA Finals, taking care of my dogs, keeping dental and doctor appointments, trying to keep the bills caught up, remembering to tweet each day, and trying to get to the cash games! Pretty hectic and would be a lot easier if Louise ever comes home. She must have a boyfriend in Hawaii for her to stay away this long.

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Jun/15/2009

More Bounced Checks for Online Poker Room PokerStars

Following news that $32 million of funds were froze by the US Government two weeks ago, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker appeared to be back up with a new processor and brand new checks.  By Sunday,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/14/2009

Online Poker Payment Processor Hit With Lawsuit

By James Mccullough

The Courier-Mail, Australia

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2009

Somach Blasted for Linking Museum Killer to Online Gambling

Controversial industry reporter, Thomas Somach, has come under attack for linking Holocaust Museum killer, James von Brunn, to the online casino industry.  Somach discovered that von Brunn's hate-

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/14/2009

World Exclusive: Holocaust Museum Killer Had Ties to Online Gambling

The man who shot up the U.S.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/12/2009

Eric Holder Stole My Money Claims Poker Player

A writer on the Daily Kos has lashed out at President Obama's Department of Justice Head, Eric Hold

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2009

Jose Canseco Finds Trouble at WSOP

Some people just can't stay away from trouble.  There have been reports coming out of the Rio Hotel, site of the 2009 WSOP, that disgraced former major league baseball player Jose Canseco was invo

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/12/2009

Breaking News

Man Fatally Shot at Illegal Gambling Establishment

Man Fatally Shot at Illegal Gambling Establishment

A Long Beach, California man has died after being shot Friday at what is being called an “illegal gambling establishment” along the Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach.

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Bet What Happens First?  Dow Hits $30K? Dow Hits $20K?

Bet What Happens First? Dow Hits $30K? Dow Hits $20K?

The Dow took quite a tumble Friday and this has prompted Betonline to offer a prop bet on what happens first: The Dow hits $30K or it hits $20K.