Gambling

Israel Police Bust Internet Gambling Operation

Israel Police and the Tax Authority officials broke up a massive online gambling ring on Monday.s

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2009

Jenny Woo Reconnects With Her High School Beau

As many of my readers know, I had to head up to my home town of Pensacola, Florida to help with some family affairs. 

Pensacola is a small town.  There is not much to do.  It's so boring there that even though I volunteer my time at animal shelters, the only thing to do there is tip cows over at night, and I would partake (a long long time ago)....and no cow was hurt, OKAY!  The only one hurting was me because another fun thing to do in Pensacola was get strung out on mushrooms. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/15/2009

Friday The 13th Always a Good Day to Place Bets

Gambling on Friday The 13th (which is today) is an acceptable and welcome practice.  Because the activity is often viewed in the same realm as "sex" and "drinking alcohol

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2009

Sports Interaction – Online Sportsbook Review

Sports Interaction was the first online sports

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/12/2009

MahjongTime Online Casino Affiliate Program Closes

Income Access sent out an ominous message to its members on Wednesday, warning them that they have severed ties with the MahjongTime online casino affiliate program.  They cite "payment conce

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2009

Poland Laws Will Affect Online Gambling

Poland appears to be the next in a long list of countries looking tighten the noose on its fledgling gambling industry.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/11/2009

Merge Poker Falls Through on Promise to Pay PIC Club

In a hotly contested dispute over payment, online poker payment platform PIC Club claims it has yet to receive monies promised by Merge Poker, an online poker network.

PIC Club states that Merge owes much more money in fees, however, Merge has argued that some customers of PIC Club have been "taking them for a ride" by joining Merge poker rooms and quickly leaving.  Each deposit into a Merge poker room results in fees as do withdrawals.

Gambling911.com has obtained a "settlement" email correspondence between PIC Club CEO Chuck Kidd and Merge Poker CEO Anthony Taylor.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/10/2009

£45.5m EuroMillions Winner is Cancer Survivor

Les Scadding has been out of work since last Christmas and was £68 overdrawn on his bank account.  He is also a survivor of testicular cancer.  Now he's £45.5m richer having won the EuroMillion

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Nov/10/2009

PIC Club CEO Chuck Kidd Letter to Poker Players

In case you haven't been following the drama on Gambling911.com for the past week, online poker payment platform PIC Club Poker has been involved in a heated exchange with Merge Poker network over

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2009

Online Sports Books Spared by Phil Ivey WSOP Exit

There were quite a few big bets placed on Phil Ivey to win the 2009 World Series of Poker before the event even began.  Fortunately for the online sportsbooks, Ivey was eliminated in 7th

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/08/2009

PIC Club Hires Frank Catania to get its Money

Online poker payment platform PIC Club had hired noted gaming attorney Frank Catania to recover funds from a failed online poker venture, Eurolinx, Gambling911.com has learned.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2009

Online Sportsbooks Hope For Big Weekend

College Football and the NFL will always have the online sportsbooks licking their chops but this weekend there is even more to be happy about.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2009

DROID is Gambling911 .com Friendly

Okay so we know that everyone was holding off buying their DROID until they were absolutely certain it would be compatible with their favorite online news website, Gambling911.com.  You were all w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

Whale in PIC Club Merge Online Poker Scandal Speaks

Gambling911.com has been reporting extensively on the controversy surrounding PIC Club Poker, an online payment platform dealing with the Internet poker community, and the Merge Poker Network.  PI

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

Online Poker Probe Casts Ominous Shadow Over 2009 WSOP

As the 2009 World Series of Poker final table is set to get underway this weekend, fears are mounting that US authorities might try to make a powerful statement by announcing new indictments into a

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

Soccer Officials Detained in China Over Gambling Probe

Hu Yinan, China Daily

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2009

Gov.: Ky. Needs to Act on Casinos After Ohio Vote

FRANKFORT, Ky. -Associated Press --- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said it's time for the state to act on approving expanded gambling now that Ohio voters approved casinos in four cities.

Beshear said Ohio residents will reap the benefits of thousands of new jobs and millions in new tax dollars. He said Kentucky "can't afford to wait any longer" on the issue, claiming it could lead to immediate economic benefits.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2009

PIC Club Merge Poker Fight Generates Heated Debate

The PIC Club Merge Poker dispute has helped garner intense readership among Gambling911.com readers, many of whom have felt compelled to express themselves in our increasingly popular comments sect

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2009

Online Sportsbooks: Yankees Win No Real Loss for Bookies

Sure it stung a little, by default the betting public will wager on the New York Yankees winning a World Series from the start of the regular season straight on through.  But in this series, the P

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2009

Stanley Leisure’s Lord Steinberg Passes Away

Electronic Game Card, Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2009

Whale at Center of PIC Club Merge Poker Scandal

A high rolling "whale" is getting blamed for the messy divorce between online poker payment processor PIC Club and poker network Merge.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2009

Breeders Cup Betting Means Added Revenue for Books

Breeders Cup betting for 2009 is already proving to be big for the online bookmakers who expect one of the world's biggest races to draw supplemental revenue to a busy College Football and NFL week

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Nov/04/2009

BetonSports Siblings Sentenced to House Arrest

Following news that BetonSports.com founder, Gary Kaplan, will serve just over a year in prison, reports have surfaced that family members will be assigned to house arrest.

Brother, Neil Scott Kaplan, and sister, Lori Beth Kaplan-Multz, who had worked for the company, pleaded guilty in June to two felony conspiracy charges and agreed to turn over more than $6 million held in Swiss bank accounts, according to a report in the St. Louis Dispatch.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2009

Merge Poker Claims Contract With PIC Club Severed

Merge Poker is claiming they are no longer obligated to pay funds to PIC Club after severing their contract agreement.  PIC Club is a payment platform that has stated Merge owes over $100,000 in f

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2009

Merge Poker Network Stiffing Vendors

The struggling Merge Poker Network reportedly owes $160,000 to a poker payment platform, PIC Club, Gambling911.com can reveal today.  PIC Club has been trying to get its money since July and final

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/03/2009

Kaplan Will Be Free In Just Over a year

BetonSports founder Gary Kaplan has already served most of his sentence and, as such, will only be incarcerated for another year and couple of months.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/02/2009

BetonSports Gary Kaplan Gets 51 Months in Prison

Nov.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2009

Jon Corzine Can Now Join in NJ Sports Betting Suit

In breaking news, a New Jersey court on Monday ruled that Jon Corzine can now participate in a suit to legalize sports betting in the state.  Legalized sports betting could bring millions of dolla

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/02/2009

Disgraced Ex-NBA Referee Tim Donaghy to be Released

By Frank Fitzpatrick, Philly Inquirer Staff Writer

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2009

Books Make Out Well With Giants Loss

The online sportsbooks made out quite well on Sunday with the Giants getting beaten badly by Philadelphia.  All the bookmakers had the Giants getting the most backing from the sports betting publi

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/01/2009

Breaking News

Cheney Loses to Hagerman: "Now the Real Work Begins"

Cheney Loses to Hagerman: "Now the Real Work Begins"

Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney, a leader in the Republican resistance to former President Donald Trump, was fighting to save her seat in the House on Tuesday.

Michael Cohen Says the Mar-A-Lago Mole is Jared Kushner

Former Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Says the Mar-A-Lago Mole is Jared Kushner: Latest Odds

"It is someone in his immediate family," Cohen said.  "It has to be someone in his inner circle."

Mike Matusow Wants to do a Podcast Where He Smokes Pot and Takes Phone Calls

Mike Matusow Wants to do a Podcast Where He Smokes Pot and Takes Phone Calls

He's also doing a Q&A on Reddit called "Ask Me Anything".....and as one would expect, it's turning into a bit of a trainwreck.