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Ky. Senator: Gambling Legislation Faces Long Odds

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Lawmakers are expected to vote Monday evening on legislation that could legalize slot machines at Kentucky horse tracks.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Craigslist Killer Arraigned Today

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Daniel Negreanu Catches Phantom Crapper

Poker pro Daniel Negreanu is mad as Hell and not going to take it any more.  It seems u

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Heroes Sportsbook Slow Paying Clients

A number of antsy customers of Heroes Sportsbook out of Curacao have been posting on the Sportsbook Review foru

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2009

Gambling Affiliate Programs Shaky Start

A revolt of online gambling affiliates led to some high level (and often secretive) meetings at this year's Casino Affiliate Convention (CAC) in Amsterdam.  A group calling itself the Gambling Aff

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Cryptologic Extends Relations With Marvel Comics

June 22, 2009 (Dublin, IRELAND) - CryptoLogic Limited, a world leader in Internet casino and branded gaming software, today announced the extension of its exclusive licensing agreement with Marvel

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Harrah’s Believes They Will Have Success in Online Gambling

MGM tried and failed to enter the online gambling market several years back.  Like MGM, Harrah's has planned to start offering its Internet gambling product in Europe where it will compete head on

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2009

Allen Stanford Paid Bribes to Antigua Official

In a revelation that has sent shockwaves through the online gambling sector of Antigua, news broke that the Caribbean nation's top bank regulator had been paid $100,000 by Allen Stanford to conduct

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/22/2009

US Internet Gambling Laws Hurt Malta

by DAVID LINDSAY

MALTA INDEPENDENT21 June 2009

When arguing its case against the United States' Internet gambling laws with the World Trade Organisation, the European Commission highlighted the example of Malta as a case in point demonstrating the ‘adverse trade effects', within the syntax of the Trade Barriers Regulation, the situation is having on the Maltese economy.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2009

Puerto Rico Marriott Casino Robbed by Lone Gunman

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -  (AP) Police in Puerto Rico's capital are searching for a lone man who robbed $340,000 from a popular hotel and casino by threatening a supervisor's family.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2009

Hygiene a Major Problem at This Year’s World Series of Poker

With Twitter, the popular social networking and micro-blogging service, us peons now get a glimpse of what players at the World Series of Poker are really thinking.  And what's the issue they are

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/21/2009

Positive Thinking Helps Hellmuth at WSOP

11-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, Phil Hellmuth, admits that negativity has gotten in the way of his poker play.  The past few days, Hellmuth has posted positive thoughts on

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/21/2009

Check Problems Continue at Online Poker Sites: Stars, Full Tilt

It's been over two weeks since news first broke on the Gambling911.com website that the US Government had froze funds belonging to online poker giants:  PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.   The hea

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2009

Legislation to combat gambling addiction (Rep. Jim Moran)

The majority of Americans gamble, most without doing harm to themselves, their families or their communities.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2009

Poker Stars Hit Hardest by Asset Freeze

PokerStars is the poker site hit the hardest by US authorities' squeeze on payment channels, according to data provided by monitoring site PokerScout.com.

Traffic to PokerStars was down 7% since 1 June, as the effect of the asset freeze by federal prosecutors of US poker player accounts, reported on EGRmagazine.com, begins to reveal itself.  

The main beneficiaries of the drift of US players away from PokerStars since the start of the month would appear to be Full Tilt and Cake Poker, where traffic was up 3% for both.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2009

Kentucky Asks for More Time in Online Gambling Case

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has asked an Appeals Court for more time to respond in a highly publicized case concerning its failed attempt to seize 141 online gambling domains.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/19/2009

Is Phil Hellmuth Cursed?

He has more World Series of Poker bracelets than any of his peers, but these days Phil Hellmuth is lucky if he can get his hands on a Cubic Zirconia ring....though he might be better off with a Cru

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2009

Casino Tropez Does Not Associate With White Supremacists

In an official statement released by CasinoTropez.com, the online gaming site denies ties to white supremacist murderer James W. von Brunn.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/18/2009

iMEGA Chief: Abolishing UIGEA Could Take Years

Gambling911.com's Jenny Woo continues her interview with iMEGA.org founder, Joe Brennan, Jr., where he discusses the likelihood of a long drawn out process to ultimately abolish the Unlawful Intern

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/18/2009

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

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Remembering Tony: A Love-Hate Relationship With Bettors

Remembering Tony: A Love-Hate Relationship With Bettors

Sports bettors loved to hate on Sean "Tony" Creighton and took to Twitter Tuesday to fondly remember the owner of San Pedro, Costa Rica-based 5Dimes Sportsbook.

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