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Bookies Get Clobbered by New York Giants Win

The New York Giants won the first game of the 2008 NFL season and the online bookmakers lost. More than 85 percent of the betting action had been on the early Giants line and 72 percent or more on the closing line of -4 ½ at gambling websites like Super Book.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/04/2008

PartyGaming Indian Co-Founder Appears on Forbes 15 Asian Billionaire List

Anurag Dikshit, with net worth of $1.6 billion, spearheaded the development of technology that helped in the launch of the online poker boom.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/04/2008

Jack Abramoff Awaits Sentencing Wednesday

Disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff awaited sentencing on Thursday.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/04/2008

Online Poker in California Won’t Happen This Year

Next year maybe - that's when online poker could become legal in the state of California.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2008

Neteller Back on Its Feet? Online Payments Firm Reports Results

Wednesday, 3 September 2008 ­ NETELLER Plc (LSE: NLR), the independent global online payments business, is pleased to publish its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2008.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2008

Nikolay Davydenko Upset Loss Conjures Up Memories of Gambling Scandal

Gilles Muller upset Nikolay Davydenko during play at the US Open Tuesday. It wasn't just any old upset, however.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Sep/03/2008

Sarah Palin, BodogLife.com Keep Attention of Gambling911 Readers

So what if it was a holiday weekend, readership compared to past periods was at an all time high here at Gambling911.com and we can thank both Sarah Palin and BodogLife.com for that.

Both topics have readers in a tizzy. The popular new "comments" feature allows G911 readers to express their views on various subject matters. The vast majority dealt with Senator John McCain's Vice Presidential running mate and the situation at online gambling website BodogLife.com.

Palin has generated more buzz than Barack Obama and McCain put together.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2008

John Conyers, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick Get Big Money From Casinos

WASHINGTON -- Some of the biggest names in the gambling world are betting on the congressional futures of Detroit Democratic Reps. John Conyers and Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick.

There has been a sudden surge in contributions to the two lawmakers from casinos and, for Conyers, professional gamblers -- two groups that want to expand their reach by allowing online poker for money in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2008

5Dimes Takes Bets on High School Football Games: Armwood at Plant

Costa Rican online sports book, 5Dimes.com, much to the chagrin of locals in the Tampa Bay area, will be taking bets on the opening High School football

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/02/2008

Murdered "Internet Gambling Scam" Couple Sitting Ducks?

LONDON (AFP) - A young Chinese couple brutally murdered in Britain may have been "sitting ducks" for a gang of thieves targeting foreign students, police said Saturday.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2008

Crime Boss Ties Knot in Hawaii: Find Out Which One

He has killed so many people we here at Gambling911.com lost track of the body count already a few years back.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Sep/01/2008

Bank Robber with Online Poker Addiction Freed After 22 Months

Greg Hogan, Jr. has been freed from a Pennsylvania State Prison after serving just 22 months for robbing a bank, allegedly to support his online poker addiction.

Hogan was arrested in December 2005 after robbing $2,871 from a Wachovia Bank in Allentown after telling a teller that he had a gun.

Hogan told police he needed the money, which he intended to use to pay off gambling debts, to finance an escalating gambling addiction to online poker.


At the time of the robbery, Hogan had been the president of the class of 2008.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2008

Armed Robberies on Rise at UK Bookmakers

Police in the United Kingdom are investigating a series of armed robberies at bookmakers in recent days.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Sep/01/2008

Bodog Continues to Frustrate Vendors, Players

Stories of Bodog refusing to honor contracts with vendors and advertising vehicles continued to surface over recent days with a number of affiliates complaining to Gambling911.com.

Affiliates, while still receiving installment checks from Bodog (BodogLife.com) were complaining that "customer conversions were way down" and that the company was changing its payment terms without notice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2008

Bookmaker.com Accepts Record Million Dollar Bet

With $1,000,000 USD on the line, professional sports handicapper Joe "The Factsman" Apricena took an early lead against BookMaker.com

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2008

Las Vegas in India Courtesy of Las Vegas Sands

Sands head Sheldon Adelson wants to build a Las Vegas in India and why not? With over one billion people, India is the second most populated country in the world outside of China.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/30/2008

Ron Paul Convention Will Draw Masses in St. Paul Too

One time Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul will be holding his own convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota over the weekend. GOP candidate John McCain tried to exclude Dr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/29/2008

PartyGaming Downgrades Earnings Forecasts: Customers Plunge

LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Online gaming firm PartyGaming reported a drop in the number of people playing its poker games in the last two months, overshadowing first-half results and prompting down

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2008

More 14 to 21 Year Olds in Danger of Becoming Online Gambling Addicts

Studies point to a dangerous trend toward problem gambling among 14- to 21-year-olds who face a dizzying array of enticing gambling options, all with big potential payoffs, writes Bill Webb & K

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/28/2008

Riptown Employees Rip Bodog: Fiver, Bodog Fight Much the Same

Following news that Bodog (BodogLife.com) had laid off a few hundred people the past week and has had greater difficulties paying customers and vendors than most other wagering establishments due t

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/28/2008

Stronger Dollar Could Rally Economy: Gambling Affiliates Worry

The US dollar this week hit a 6 month high against the euro and it might not be done just yet.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/28/2008

New Mexico 2008 US Presidential Election Day Betting Odds

Democratic Governor Bill Richardson this week referred to his state of New Mexico and the rest of the Western US as the "New West" and that this region will ultimately decide the next Pre

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

John McCain Veepstakes: More Than 56 Percent Favor Mitt Romney

While rumors continue to swirl that Republican US Presidential nominee, John McCain, will select former Secretary of State Colin Powell as his running mate, a survey conducted on AOL.com showed tha

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

Paddy Power Falls; Forecast Cut on Smaller Web Bets

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Submitted by Guest on, Aug/27/2008

GOP Meanies Ensure Online Gambling Back on Platform

The GOP takest away than they giveth right back, in the form of an amendment prohibiting online gambling as a key platform issue.  Go figure!

Yesterday, Gambling911.com reported on how the powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as part of an effort to appeal to the broadest possible constituency.

That lasted all but 8 hours. By nightfall an amendment had ensured the prohibition was back on the GOP platform.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

Joe Brennan, Jr. of iMEGA is a Total Mensch

GypsyBandito says that Joe Brennan, Jr., the outspoken founder of the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association,

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/27/2008

PartyGaming Half Yearly Results Scoured on Friday

PartyGaming's half-yearly results will be scoured on Friday for comment regarding retrospective legal action by the US Department of Justice in relation to prohibitions on internet gaming introduce

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/27/2008

Revenge on Gambler Results in Blast Deaths of 19 People

THE deaths of 19 people in an explosion in Wenzhou City, in eastern China's Zhejiang Province on May 17, was partly due to the flourishing local gambling industry, according to prosecutors probing

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/27/2008

Bodog CEO Says “Company Doing Fine” But Website Doesn’t Buy Assertion

Alwyn Morris, the new CEO of BodogLife.com (or simply Bodog), insisted that his company is doing fine on Tuesday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

Online Gambling Prohibition Dropped from GOP Platform...for 8 Hours

The powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful Tuesday in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2008

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