Gambling

Liquored Up Phil Hellmuth Trapeze Stunt

He's still alive and posting on Twitter so we'll assume he's all right, but had we caught poker pro Phil Hellmuth's earlier Tweets we would surely have been cringing....actually we still are.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/01/2009

Gambling Stocks: The Good During This Recession

Alan Farley of the Street.com this week profiled four gambling stocks.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/01/2009

Poker players finding tougher game at World Series

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Things have gotten tough at the tables.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2009

Russian gambling halls shut down in most cities

By MIKE ECKEL - 3 hours ago

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2009

Best Poker Chat Put Downs

What's the best poker chat put-down you've witnessed at the poker tables? 

Do you opt for an all out, foul-mouthed tirade (and get the inevitable chat ban warning mail), or do you prefer a more subtle, cunning response? There are a number of put downs being discussed at the Two Plus Two Forums

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2009

A Look at Phil Hellmuth’s Ambitions from his New Book

In its weekly extract column, community site Cardrunners have quoted Phil Hellmuth's life ambitions, from his new

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2009

Iran National Anthem Played at World Series of Poker

Bahador Ahmadi, a Canadian born Iranian, won $278,104 and a gold bracelet this past weekend at the 2009 World Series of Poker.

Ahmadi requested that the Iranian National Anthem be played in order to pay his respect to all those looking for reform in that troubled nation.  Most of those in the room stood up to show their respect Pokerati reports that he told Nolan Dalla after his win:

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/30/2009

Daniel Negreanu Skips the Sushi for White Rice

Daniel Negreanu is stunned to find himself attracted to a girl whose last name isn't Nguyen, Tran, Ming, Minh, Le, Lui, Yeh, Su, Chung, Chin, Chan or Woo. He likes Asians, people.  This according to WickedChopsPoker.com.  Though we really don't need WCP to uncover Negreanu's lust for Asian women.  After all, it was Negreanu who was briefly married to female poker pro Evelyn Ng.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2009

Bet365 Considers Move Out of UK

By Roger Blitz

Financial Times UK

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2009

Annie Duke Pays $10,000 If She Makes 2009 WSOP Final Table

She made it all the way to the Celebrity Apprentice Season two Final, ultimately losing out to comedian Joan Rivers.  Now poker pro Annie Duke, arguably the most famous woman in the game today, ha

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/30/2009

Internet Gambling: European Firms Should Gain Access to US Again

Continuing my lengthy conversation with iMEGA chief, Joe Brennan, Jr., I asked about the potential for European Internet gambling firms, the likes of Paddy Power, William Hill, Ladbrokes, etc.., to

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/30/2009

New York Times: My Son’s Gamble

By Lucy Ferriss, www.nytimes.com

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2009

Casinos Shut Down in Russia

The Kremlin has ordered all casinos shut down.  The resulting impact:  Some hundreds of thousands of people out of work. 

Russia has offered four locations throughout the country in which the casinos can move to, none of which are equipped to handle the businesses just yet.  All are approximately 4000 miles away from Moscow in luxury locales such as the North Korean border or Siberia.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/29/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Odds to Make Final Table

When we look at the performance of certain poker players at this year's World Series of Poker, it's hard to tell if any of the top dogs vying to be named "WSOP Player of the Year" will tr

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/29/2009

Brennan Jr on New Jersey, Oklahoma and Internet Gambling

I had an opportunity recently to sit down with the head of the The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association ( www.imega.org ), Joe Brennan, Jr..

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/29/2009

Online Gambling Contributes to Marital Woes, Breakups

Money fears are said to be behind approximately 25 percent of all marriage breakups, a study has revealed. 

John Farrelly, Accord director of counselling, said the recession continued to affect marriage and family, with people feeling they are beginning to lose control of their lives.

"In the counselling rooms, families are coming to understand that their ability to care for each other and their family is the most important thing in their lives," he said.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2009

Doyle Brunson Gets Speeding Ticket: New Escalade Goes 160 MPH

Not everybody is buying fuel efficient hybrids.  Certainly not the Texas Dolly, Doyle Brunson.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/28/2009

How Internet Gambling is Keeping Wall Street Rich

Using skills honed on the Street, he's turned poker into just one more exotic financial transaction.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2009

USA vs. Brazil Likely Monster Betting Event for Gambling911

Heading into Sunday morning, typically Gambling911.com experiences little in the way of any significant Web traffic.  After all, everyone is out partying into the wee hours of Sunday morning.  Th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/28/2009

Poker Author David Slansky’s Home Robbed

Respected poker author and theorist David Sklansky's home took a bad beat as it was burglarized last night.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2009

Antonio Esfandiari Goes Topless at Vegas Party

The "magician" Antonio Esfandiari has been up to a few tricks, but not up his sleeve as he indulges in some topless partying.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2009

Barry Greenstein Says Russ Hamilton is Innocent

Implicated in a highly publicized insider cheating scandal, Russ Hamilton has his supporters.  The 1994 World Series of Poker winner was implicated by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission, stating it h

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/26/2009

William Hill closer to moving online trade offshore

The odds on William Hill moving its online and telephone betting business offshore have shortened.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2009

Governor Steve Beshear Fails The People of Kentucky

Kentucky Governor, Steve Beshear, ran for governor in 2007 on a promise to supplement Kentucky's horse industry with money generated from an expansion of gambling.  So far he is 0-2.

Kentucky's fierce debate over whether to legalize video gambling at horse racing tracks may have fizzled in the Senate earlier this week, but its political fallout will likely radiate into the 2010 legislative elections, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/26/2009

Phil Hellmuth Still Holds World Series of Poker Record

Despite some recent bad luck and two other poker pros vying to break his record, Phil Hellmuth still holds on to the record for most bracelets won at the World Series of Poker.

Poker pro Johnny "The Orient Express" Chan's attempt to win his 11th career World Series of Poker (WSOP) championship gold bracelet and tie Phil "Poker Brat" Hellmuth Jr. for the all-time lead fell short this week, Thomas Somach of PokerHelper.com reports.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/26/2009

Jeff Lisandro Hat Trick Reaps in the Plaudits

Jeff Lisandro looks to be on a collision course for the WSOP ‘Player of the Year' title.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2009

Online Gambling Operators May Want to Leave Antigua Now

In a report that came out Thursday, it was revealed that online gambling companies operating out of Antigua have now come under intense scrutiny following the country's financial regulatory body's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2009

Tax Firms Warn IRS Cracking Down on Offshore Monies

Tax firms are now scrambling to comply with stricter regulations that require any clients who maintain monies offshore must file the proper forms and claim every last penny.  And this applies to t

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/25/2009

Punters Cheated by up to 40 Sports Betting Operators

Our man on the scene in Australia, Greg Tingle, has notified us of a major cheating scandal down under involving some 40 operators allegedly ripping off pu

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2009

Lacey Jones Poker Babe Ups The Ante

It may be the 2009 World Series of Poker, but that won't stop the lovely Lacey Jones from stripping down to a bikini and posing for a photo shoot at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego (and, yeah, we

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/25/2009

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.