Gambling

Delaware Sports Betting Would Violate Ban

PHILADELPHIA (AP)-A federal appeals court ruled Monday that sports betting in Delaware would violate a 1992 federal ban on such wagering, essentially halting the state's plans to start taking bets

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2009

Massachusetts - Gambling in Near Future

Although the details are fuzzy, Massachusetts officials see gambling in their state in the near future.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/24/2009

Getting Screwed by Full Tilt Poker Player Claims

An individual posting on the Two Plus Two website forum claims that his $1600 in w

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/23/2009

Judges Play Poker Too

The Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford recently released a slew of papers kept by the late Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2009

Pete Rose Debate Shows No Sign of Dying

In the category of baseball controversies that not only don't die but don't even taper off a little bit, we have now had two decades of the argument regarding Pete Rose.

We have come to the 20th anniversary of Rose accepting a lifetime ban from baseball for gambling on baseball. In every single moment during these 20 years, you could start a heated debate among baseball fans anywhere, by uttering these four simple words: "What about Pete Rose ..."

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2009

Sports Leagues Challenge Extent of Delaware's Exemption

America's major sports leagues, in new court papers, are challenging the state's contention that Congress intended to allow Delaware to expand its sports betting options.

In advance of Monday's showdown before the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, the leagues' lawyers filed a brief arguing that Delaware's exemption from a 1992 federal ban on sports betting did not give the state carte blanche to offer bets on single games or sports other than pro football.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2009

World Poker Tour Receives Alternative Offer

It seems the World Poker Tour is suddenly a hot commodity.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2009

USA Today Editorial: Two Opposing Views on State Wagering

Our view on legalized gambling: Cash-strapped states bet on a bad hand

Plans to legalize sports wagers and add video poker carry social costs.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2009

Sports Leagues Can’t Tell States What To Do

Delaware, and eventually New Jersey, should have the right to OK or turn down sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2009

Baptists in Delaware Must Oppose Sports Betting

Bob Simpson, associate executive director of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware, told Baptist Press in March that Baptists in Delaware and elsewhere must continue to oppose expanded gambli

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2009

Dorfman: Why Shouldn't NJ Have Sports Betting?

by Sid Dorfman/For the Star-Ledger

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2009

Online Poker: Account Services Court Hearing Cancelled

The scheduled Friday hearing in the Account Services Corp forfeiture suit (to reclaim $14 million in seized funds) has been canceled by the court, reportedly to give the court more time to review b

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/19/2009

BetonSports Customers Finally to Get Paid After 3 Year Wait

BetonSports customers can, for the first time, thank the US Government for actually coming through for them.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/18/2009

Ernest Scherer III Stands Trial for Parents Murder

The attorney for a man accused of murdering his parents at their Pleasanton home in March 2008 for monetary gain hinted in his line of questioning Tuesday that someone other than the defendant may

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

More Than $350 Million Laundered Through Cyprus Bank

Charles Charalambous, Cyprus Mail

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

The Great British Lobby

A technology group advised by David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary, is one of several British companies spending millions of pounds lobbying American politicians in a bid to shape legislation

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

18 Year Olds May Be Allowed to Play Slots in Ohio

The Ohio Lottery Commission was voting on Monday to determine whether 18 year olds will be able to play slot machines at seven horse-racing tracks.  Additionally a decision will be made as to whet

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2009

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Named in Seizure Indictments

A New York Circuit Judge has ruled in favor of Costigan Media's Motion to Intervene and gain access to information related to seizure warrants issued in June by the US Attorney's Office in the Sout

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/17/2009

Paddy Power Loses €1.5 Mil on Tiger Woods Losing Bets

Sure he lost and everyone had money on Tiger Woods, but Ireland's biggest bookmaker was so certain that Woods would win they wagered the house on him doing so, literally.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/17/2009

When Conservative Reporters Favor Online Poker Legislation

"A New Deal Worth Fostering" is the headline of George F.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/17/2009

Face the Ace, Negreanu Racism Row: G911 Readers Speak

We know what's hot based on what everyone is talking about.  Gambling911.com readers have been especially fired up over a recent article

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/16/2009

Delaware Responds to Suit Over Sports Betting

By Sean O'Sullivan, The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2009

Gamblers and Liberty by Wayne Root: Review

In his new book, "The Conscience of a Libertarian: Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gambling & Tax Cuts," Wayne Allyn Root asserts that America is a nation of gambler

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2009

Macau Gambling Magnate Stanley Ho Recovering

Rowan Callick, The Australian

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2009

BetonsSports Founder Pleads Guilty (Updated)

Gary Stephen Kaplan, founder of  BetonSports (BoS), a large illegal offshore sports wagering business, entered guilty pleas to multiple federal charges, Acting United States Attorney Michael W.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2009

BetonSports Founder Gary Kaplan Pleads Guilty

Gary Kaplan, the founder of the online gambling site BetOnSports, plead guilty on Friday to federal racketeering conspiracy and other charges.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/14/2009

Media and Racism Watchdogs Must Stop Racist Witch-Hunt!

"If the media and oversensitive racism watchdogs continue this witch-hunt for racists, they are doing more to slow relations between races than to improve them."

So writes Ricky Bauer of Gambling Review, one of many online gambling and poker information websites commenting on this week's controversy suggesting that poker pro Daniel Negreanu might be a "racist".

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/14/2009

Daniel Negreanu Responds to Shock Racism Claims

It is the hottest story of the week in the poker world.  Gambling911.com Special Contributor Thomas Somach questi

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/14/2009

State Opposes Appeal of Betting Ruling

By SEAN O'SULLIVAN

The News Journal

Attorneys for the state of Delaware formally responded to the emergency effort to stop sports betting before it starts.

They charge the four national sports leagues and the National Collegiate Athletic Association have "not shown exceptional circumstances" exist to justify having the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals step in.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

James Packer Shocks With Surprise Resignation

Carolyn Cummins, Sydney Morning Herald

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2009

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.