Face The Ace on Life Support: Enter Megan Abrigo

One way to improve Face the Ace, the NBC prime time poker show that bombed in the ratings with its premier this past Saturday,

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2009

Sexy Poker Could Help Fuel Online Poker Craze Again

Sexy Poker is the controversial new game platform release from Nintendo and it could help create a whole new player base for the online poker sector, which has hit a few snags of late. 

"I mean seriously, why play the Nintendo game when you can play for real cash with real sexy celebrities the likes of Nicky Hilton and Doyle Brunson at the world famous" asks Senior Editor, Payton O'Brien.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/04/2009

Sports Betting Joins Family is thrilled to announce that Sports Betting (

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

Chris Moneymaker Interview With Jenny Woo

I had the chance to sit down with Chris Moneymaker who is known by many as a player that started a phenomenon - also known as the "Moneymaker Effect".  He made average Joes young and old

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/04/2009

Stanley Ho Recovering After Surgery

Macau gambling magnate, Stanley Ho, is recovering after undergoing surgery for an unspecified condition.   

News of the 87-year old's hospitalization emerged early Tuesday in Asia.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/04/2009

Nicky Hilton and Doyle Brunson: Poker's Super Couple

American fashion model, socialite, celebutante and heiress, Nicky Hilton, has been seen around town with the likes of none other than Jenny Woo's 2009 Sexiest Poker Player, iconic Doyle Brunson. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/04/2009

Casino Mogul Stanley Ho Hospitalized

(Associated Press) - Casino mogul Stanley Ho, the father of Macau's fabled gambling industry, has been hospitalized in Hong Kong, local newspapers reported Tuesday.

The reports said the 87-year-old billionaire had been admitted to Hong Kong Adventist Hospital, but it was not immediately known what he was being treated for. Pictures from Hong Kong's Apple ( AAPL - news - people ) Daily newspaper showed a stream of Ho's family members, including daughter Pansy and son Lawrence, visiting the hospital Monday. None of them commented on Ho's health.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

States Want Legalized Gambling, Sports Betting Now

With the recession and individual states hurting for ways to make money, over the next several months right into 2010 we will be reading a lot here at about states wanting to get in

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/04/2009

Prospect of Gambling Coming to A.C. Impacts Staten Island

According to a report filed by Staten Island Live, D.A. Daniel Donovan (above)is not thrilled with the prospect of legal sports betting coming to Atlantic City Casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2009

More Banking Woes: Fake ATM Machines in Vegas

Computer security experts of all types--from hackers, crackers, and phreaks to security researchers and law enforcement officials--descended on Las Vegas last week for the annual

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2009

Massachusetts Governor Candidate Wants Sports Betting

The Boston Herald this past weekend reported that yet another state might consider legalizing sports betting, following in the steps of Delaware and New Jersey.  But first a new Governor would hav

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

Gambling Companies Could Leave Costa Rica if Taxed

Following news over the past two weeks that the Government of Costa Rica is considering taxing online gambling firms operating in that country, operators have told they would leave

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

Revelations Into Online Poker Investigation Coming Soon

Information contained within sealed seizure warrants involving the freezing of nearly $40 million in online poker funds is about to be revealed even if the actual court documents are not ordered un

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

Hellmuth: Micheal Phelps No Complaints About Souped Up Suits

On his Twitter page, poker pro Phil Hellmuth claims that he met up with Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps and ranted on about the re

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/02/2009

Andy Bloch to Pay Phil Ivey $2 Mil?

This is just sick.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/02/2009

Face The Ace NBC Poker Show Bombs

Face The Ace, a new poker show airing on NBC prime time Saturday night, found itself in last place in the ratings.  The news can't be good for a show that went up against a bunch of reruns.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/02/2009

Savvas Zenonos a Poker Thief?

The Pokerati website is claiming foul when it comes to Queensland, Australia poker player Savvas Zenonos. 

"Big congratulations to Savvas Zenonos for successfully stealing $2,400 from the prize pool in a 2009 WSOP main event mega-satellite that was supposed to be shared in a 22-player chop," the website quipped.

Pokerati claims that five poker players were robbed of $300-$500 each "without (Zenonos) having to reach in their pockets!"

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/02/2009

William Hill to Gamble on Bigger Gibraltar Future

Rumours are circling in the UK that one of the nation's largest bookmakers is set to move some of its crucial operations to Gibraltar.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2009

Brazil Busts US Casino Prostitution Ring

Authorities in Brazil have arrested several individuals in connection with a prostitution ring tied to US casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2009

Proposed Tax on Gambling Could Alter Online

By Adam Williams

Tico Times Staff

As late Monday night turned into early Tuesday morning only a handful of gamblers occupied two of the six poker tables in the Horseshoe Casino on Avenida 1 in downtown San José. At the more populated of the two tables, the minimum bet to play a hand of blackjack was ¢2,000, or about $3.30.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2009

Wynn Resorts' 2Q Profit Plunges but Beats Forecast

LAS VEGAS - (Associated Press) - Lower gambling revenue and continuing costs of opening its newest casino, Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, punished Wynn Resorts Ltd., but the 91 percent drop in profit it

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2009

MGM Refocuses on Macau

(Bloomberg) -- MGM Mirage, with the smallest casino market share in Macau, said it's overhauling operations and marketing at its venture in the city to boost the company's revenue

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2009

Delaware Hires Law Firm for Sports Betting Plans


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Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2009

Online Poker News: Pitbull Poker Fight Gets Ugly

An article appearing on the website this week involving Pitbull Poker and allegations that the online poker room is somehow using a "super user" account to manipulate play

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/30/2009

Playtech Boss Dating Leonardo DiCaprio Ex

Bar Rafaeli, former girlfriend of Leonardo DiCaprio, is now reportedly dating Teddy Sagi.  He is the founder of online gambling software firm. Playtech, and the 30th richest man in Israel according to Forbes Magazine.   She is among the hottest models in Israel and appeared on the cover of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Jul/30/2009

Italian Poker Gaming Regulations In Effect

Online gaming laws are in a constant state of confusion these days.  In the United States, the debate has been raging on for years ever since the creating of the

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2009

William Hill, Ladbrokes Lose Turf TV Legal Fight

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a case brought by Britain's leading bookmakers against the operators of half the country's racecourses over the screening of live race coverage.

Bookmakers William Hill, Ladbrokes and Bookmakers' Afternoon Gaming Services had claimed that Turf TV, run by Alphameric Gaming and Racecourse Media Services Ltd (RMS), itself owned by companies representing 31 of Britain's 59 racecourses, was the product of an illegal cartel under both UK and European competition law.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2009

2009 WSOP Finalist Kevin Schaffel Interview With Woo

I had the opportunity to sit down with one of the Final 9 of this year's WSOP - Kevin Schaffel.  We kept everything short and sweet but to the point.  I look forward to sitting down with this pla

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jul/30/2009

Judge to Hold Private Conference on Sports Betting Suit

By CRIS BARRISH, The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2009

Doyle Brunson: Phil Ivey Too Young for Poker Hall of Fame

When I played poker every day for seven straight weeks, I felt strong as a lion.

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Jul/29/2009

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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

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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.