Gambling Godmother Captured

SHANGHAI - The Chongqing Mafia cleanup that has been grabbing headlines across China for nearly five months got a whole lot more exciting this week when the only woman alleged to be a gang boss app

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2009

Online Gambling: UIGEA Bank Final Rule Q&A Submitted

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was enacted into law in 2006. The  proposed rule implementing the legislation was published for comment in October 2007.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2009

Players Only Poker Wants to Expand

By now it is no secret that for the American-based online poker player, getting money in and out of their favorite gaming site can at times be challenging, if not near impossible.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2009

Rush Limbaugh to Buy St. Louis Rams: A $450 Value

Right Wing Conservative radio analyst Rush Limbaugh says he's "not a racist".  A few NFL players and at least one team owner has suggested otherwise.

Limbaugh is trying to purchase the St. Louis Rams and his chances, according to the oddsmakers at, are virtually least for now.

They just released odds on Limbaugh buying the team.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2009

Betfair will offer U.S. pools overseas

By Matt Hegarty, Daily Racing Form

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2009

Cheats Overtake Mobsters on Vegas Black List

Mobsters and those connected with the mob are now the minority among Las Vegas's infamous casino Black Book. 

Of the 21 people banned from Nevada casinos between 1990 and 2000, most had alleged mob connections, according to a report in the Las Vegas Sun. From 2001 to today, only seven names were added to the list, and all except one were casino cheats.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/13/2009

Online Horse Betting Takes Shape In Illinois

CHICAGO - Associated Press - The Illinois Racing Board on Tuesday issued the state's first licenses to companies to take horse racing bets online, a move officials say could bring in more than $1.7

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2009

Full Tilt Poker Issues Statement re: Robot Case

Call it arrogance on the part of the world's second largest online poker room.  Full Tilt Poker typically does not comment on any type of complaints lodged against it from lawsuits to player compl

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/13/2009

Macau Eyes Curbs on its Booming Gambling Industry

HONG KONG -(Associated Press) - Macau may curb the growth of its booming casino industry with limits on the number of gambling tables and other restrictions, the government said.

The southern Chinese city's government met Monday with executives of six casino operators, including the local units of Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts, to discuss a review of the industry, according to a government statement.

The companies all agreed the city's gambling sector shouldn't expand unlimitedly, the statement said.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2009

Poker Players Alliance Drops the Ball

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has wasted way too much time focusing on individual state cases and arguing whether poker is a "game of skil

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/12/2009

Online Gambling Saves Nation During Recession

Want proof of how the online gambling industry helps stimulate local economies?  Look no further than the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/12/2009

Bodog Becky Blows Off G911 Gender Bender

She was supposed to have made her first official showing as the new Bodog brand ambassador, but Bodog Becky was a "no show", breaking the heart of famous Cuban transgender

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/12/2009

Minnesota Vikings Win Hits Books Hard

A statement win by the Minnesota Vikings against the lowly St. Louis Rams has put quite a dent in the purse strings of online sportsbooks.

With nearly 100 percent of the bets going Minnesota's way on Sunday and the Vikings registering the heaviest betting volume of any team during the early afternoon games, online sportsbooks and Vegas establishments all got hammered.  It's fair to say there were few bookies happy to see Brett Favre back from retirement after Sunday's bloodbath. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/12/2009

Rush Limbaugh to Buy the St. Louis Rams: What Are The Odds? has suggested it mig

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/09/2009

Is Pitbull Poker Running a New Scam

For the third time in less than a week, embattled online poker site, Pitbull Poker is back in the news once again. As was previously reported, the site, which has ceased operations amid allegations of using superuser accounts to cheat its customers out of money, as well as having their leadership placed under arrest, did some curious tweaking to their website yesterday.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2009

France Bans Betting Exchanges: Betfair Out!

France has effectively banned betting exchanges such as the wildly popular Betfair.  The ban comes as a result to a surprise amendment appearing as part of that country's new gambling laws.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/09/2009

YouTube Shocker: Jon Kyl Doesn’t Need Maternity Care

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2009

Bodog Becky Wants Tranny Treat in Miami Beach

Bodog Becky arrives in Miami Beach next month in hopes of meeting up with her "partner in crime",'s own Jenny Woo.  But Woo has had to deal with pressing matters in her h

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/07/2009

Things Getting Even Worse for Pitbull Poker

When your offices close up shop and your boss is placed under arrest, normally, things can't get much worse for your company. However, things really are getting worse for the newly defunct Pitbull Poker and its operators with the news that after learning that the site was in fact doing shady things against its customer, players are now seriously considering taking legal action against them.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/07/2009

Las Vegas: Second Dumbest City

In an effort to determine America's "Smartest Cities", the Daily Beast created its own ranking.   Coming in one spot away from dead last was none other than Las Vegas.

The criteria required that a city have over 1 million people living in it.  Las Vegas came in #54 of all such cities in the US.

The Daily Beast says of Vegas:  "A city that prides itself on sin performs predictably for each of our intellectual based criteria."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/06/2009

Yankees Pitcher Jailed for Vegas Gambling Debts

Shawn Chacon, who once pitched for the New York Yankees, was arrested Monday in Greeley, Colorado, for a warrant that alleges he wrote bad checks to Ceasar's Palace in Las Vegas last spring.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/06/2009

RICO Law Criticized as Open to Abuse

JJ Hensley, The Arizona Republic

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/06/2009

Barney Frank Wants Online Gambling UIGEA Regs Delayed

Congressman Barney Frank, an advocate for the online gambling industry, has written a letter to .S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday, urging them to delay the implementation of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act regulations for another 12 months.  Frank has proposed legislation that would legalize and regulate some forms of online gambling including online poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/05/2009

Lawyer in Full Tilt Poker Bot Case Has Reputation

The website observed that the attorney representing plaintiffs in a much publicized

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/05/2009

Bettors Recover Slightly During Week 5 College Football

It was not another blood bath for sports bettors during Week 5 of College Football for a change.  The first four weeks of College Football have resulted in record profits for online bookmakers and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/05/2009

Gambling Surges in Russia Despite Ban

MOSCOW - (Associated Press) - Moscow authorities expressed concern Monday about the rise of "surrogate" gambling technologies such as lottery machines and online gambling three months a

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/05/2009

Poland Sports Minister Resigns Over Gambling Accusations


BERLIN - Poland's sports minister resigned Monday as a result of a growing scandal over a gambling law, amid accusations that he tried to influence amendments to the new law on behalf of the gambling industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/05/2009 Hires Veteran Gaming Writer is pleased to announce the hiring of veteran gaming writer Tom Somach.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/05/2009

Gambler Swindles $500K From Priest


AN elderly Catholic priest was conned into handing over nearly $500,000 to a drug-using gambler, a court has heard.


Submitted by Guest on, Oct/05/2009

Full Tilt Poker Lawsuit Details Released

The folks from have obtained the latest lawsuit against Full Tilt Poker in its entirety, all 19 pages of

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/04/2009

Breaking News

82% of 2024 Presidential Election Bets on Trump Over Last 48 Hours

82% of 2024 Presidential Election Bets on Trump Over Last 48 Hours

Since news broke late Monday of a raid on the former U.S. President Donald Trump's residence in Palm Beach, Florida, some 84% of the bets coming in on the 2024 Presidential election were on Trump at BetOnline.

Catena Anticipates Job Cuts in Europe

Catena Anticipates Job Cuts in Europe

The company announced that it is expanding the strategic review it initiated on 20 May to its entire European online sports betting and casino affiliation business.

Winners From 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Big 4 Championships Revealed

Winners From 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Big 4 Championships Revealed

For the seventh consecutive year, the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) concluded with the crowning of The Big 4 champions at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood.