Gambling News

Asian Casino Magnate Stanley Ho Recovering Nicely

Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho, who has been hospitalized for the past four months, is likely to be discharged shortly. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/09/2009

Lenders Take Over Atlantic City Casino

By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press Writer

Don't pay your mortgage, and eventually the bank will own your home.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/09/2009

Tiger Woods Wife 911 Call Results in Tasteless Odds From Bookie

Ireland's largest online bookmaker is no stranger to controversy.  This is the same that features Jesus Christ and the Apostles in a sacrilegious ad gambling at the Last Supper.  Another of their

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/09/2009

CNBC: The Big Business of Illegal Gambling

CNBC is current promoting its upcoming original program "The Big Business of Illegal Gambling"

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/09/2009

Will Tiger Woods Play Golf in 2010?

Amid speculation that Tiger Woods endorsement deals may soon be cancelled as stories of sordid alleged affairs keep coming to the surface, some are asking whether the world's number one golfer will

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/09/2009

Offshore Bookie, Poker Player James Giordano Pleads Guilty

The controversial owner of an offshore sports betting operation based mainly on the island of St. Maarten has plead guilty.  The case was like something out of a James Bond film whereby authorities seized a laptop left by Giordano during a brief departure from his Long Island hotel room.  The investigation also involved several wire taps and informants.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/08/2009

Playtech’s Share Price Dips, Announces Acquisition

(Reuters) - Shares in Playtech (PTEC.L) dip 1.8 percent to 411 pence after Numis cuts its rating on the online gambling softw

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2009

More Tiger Woods Odds Released by

Just when you thought the Tiger Woods saga was almost over (okay, this one has no end in sight), the online gambling website first to put out

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2009

Jenny Woo: Tiger Woods Magic Number 15

Is it me or do Tiger Woods alleged mistresses get a little harder on the eye as the number goes up?  I've lost count but believe we are up to number 10 (or should be by Tuesday).

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/07/2009

eCOGRA Looks Into Grand Privé Affiliate Dispute One Year Too Late

While its credibility is essentially shot, eCommerce Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance (eCOGRA), a so-called online gambling watchdog group with close ties to software maker Microgaming, has f

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/07/2009

The Tiger Woods Oprah Odds Now Available

Tiger Woods is considering doing a Q&A interview with Oprah Winfrey on her popular television show.  Reports surfaced on Monday and at least one online bookmaker has already posted odds on the

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2009

NFL: Bookie’s Child Goes 6-2 in Week 13 With Picks

He may be only 8 years old, but already little Mikey Richardson is taking after his dear ‘ol dad, Mickey, CEO of the oldest established North American bookmaker online today, 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/07/2009

European Online Poker Operators Need to Prepare for US Market

The European online poker operators must be prepared to do business in the US market space should it open, perhaps as early as later in 2010.

This was the observation made by the bosses of PKR and this week during an industry conference in London.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/07/2009

Bookies Make Out Like Bandits Week 13 of NFL

The online bookmakers won nearly all the games vs. the betting public on Sunday Week 13 of the regular NFL season, including two of the biggest games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2009

Gambling Ref Tim Donaghy on 60 Minutes Sunday Night

With his new book about to come out, NBA gambling referee, Tim Donaghy, will be featured in his first ever interview on 60 Minutes Sunday night.  Among his disclosures:  The Mob threatened him.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2009

Poker Nordica Pays Out After Long Delay first reported of a complaint against Poker Nordica last week, part of the Merge Online Poker Net

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2009

PIC Club Poker Posts 9.1 Percent Dividend for Users

The online poker payment platform, PIC Club, has posted a 9.1 percent dividend for users, according to CEO Chuck Kidd.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/05/2009

Bookie Believes Tiger Woods Elin Nordegren Split Coming Soon

The oddsmakers at have made Tiger Wood and Elin Nordegren separating by New Year's Eve (this year, 2009) a close favorite. 

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Dec/04/2009

Idaho Court Tosses Gambling Addicts Lawsuit

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit brought by a gambling-addicted Bingham County couple who wanted to ban gambling on Indian reservations in Idaho.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2009

Internet Poker Can Be Subjected to Manipulation Says FBI

By Lorraine Woellert

Dec. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Internet-based poker games can be subject to manipulation, a top Federal Bureau of Investigation official said.

"There are several ways to cheat at online poker, none of which are legal," Shawn Henry, assistant director for the FBI's cyber division, wrote in a letter to Representative Spencer Bachus of Alabama.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2009

FBI Letter Wrongfully Cites Online Poker Myths

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today challenged statements made during the House Financial Services Com

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2009

Ron Paul Wants Scrutiny of the Federal Reserve

One of the most spoken about bill being proposed on the House floor these days is co-sponsored by Texas Republican Ron Paul and opposed by Democratic chairman of the Financial Services Committee, B

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/03/2009

Tiger Woods Divorce Odds

The real winner in this week's Tiger Woods shocker may be his wife Elin.  The second big winner could be the online bookmakers offering odds on Tig

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2009

BetonSports Fined $28 Million, Gets Probation


Submitted by Guest on, Dec/02/2009

Experts to Discuss Online Gambling Regs Thursday

The House Financial Services Committee on Thursday will discuss legislation introduced by Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) that would regulate online gambling within the United States.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2009

Prosecutors Blow Whistle on Soccer Betting Scandal


Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2009

Jaimee Grubbs Claims Affair With Tiger Woods as Odds Offered reports that Us Weekly's latest issue will feature an interview with a woman, Jaimee Grubbs, who claims to have had an affair with Tiger Woods and has text messages to prove her story.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/01/2009

Poker Nordica The Latest Merge Room Slow Pay

As first reported a few weeks back,, a Merge Poker Network room, was refusing to pay certai

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2009

Ex-NBA Star Antoine Walker Deal Over Gambling Debs

Former NBA player Antoine Walker has reached an agreement to settle his outstanding Las Vegas gambling debts.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2009

Gambling Ref Tim Donaghy to Write Book

Disgraced NBA referee Tim Donaghy will be publishing his book after

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2009

Breaking News

Where Can I Watch, Bet the McGregor vs Cowboy Fight UFC 246 From Bakersfield

Betting on UFC 246 Conor McGregor vs. Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone is available from Bakersfield via Jazz Sports (in business since 1996). 

Man Convicted After Gambling Away Money Stolen From Armored Truck

Man Convicted After Gambling Away Money Stolen From Armored Truck

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Helena man has been convicted of taking $390,000 that was stolen from an armored truck and spending it on gambling, day trading, and travel.

Gamblers Bet $1.5 Billion on Sports in Pennsylvania Last Year

Gamblers Bet $1.5 Billion on Sports in Pennsylvania Last Year

Pennsylvania's commercial casinos reached a new high in revenue last year, a record boosted by an aggressive new expansion of gambling authorized in 2017.