California Poker Bill Unveiled

iGaming News reports exclusively on the unveiling of California poker legislation on Friday. has been

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/24/2009

Betfair Wants Access to Customer Medical Records

How much is too much when it comes to verifying a customer's identity?  The industry standard for online gambling generally involves a copy of one's driver's license and at least one recent utilit

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/24/2009 Names Will Griffiths to Top Marketing Spot, one of the fastest growing online poker rooms open to US players, announced today the appointment of Will Griffiths to the post of Marketing Director.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/23/2009

Poker Players Take On NFL Over Internet Gambling Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Poker Players Alliance is betting $3 million that it can overturn an Internet gambling ban, or at least carve out an exemption that would legalize and regulate online poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/23/2009

Doyle Brunson has Almost 500 Twitter Followers in One Week

Following's announcement that poker icon Doyle Brunson had debuted his Twitter page, the Texas Dolly already has almost 500 followers.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/22/2009

Pro sports betting is a game of inches, too

In a 1988 installment of the CBS News program "48 Hours" that explored the Las Vegas scene, Dan Rather interviewed Michael "Roxy" Roxborough, the influential sports oddsmaker.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/22/2009

Craigslist Killer Had Gambling Problem Say Authorities


A Boston man accused of slaying a Manhattan woman he met won Craigslist, the popular online classifieds website, may have owed significant gambling debts.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/22/2009

Another Gambling Firm Files for Bankruptcy

Evergreen Gaming has filed for bankruptcy it was reported on Tuesday.  The Canadian-based firm did so after

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/22/2009

Aristocrat completes capital raising

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd says it has completed an institutional placement of about 61.5 million ordinary shares at $3.25 per share to raise $200 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/22/2009

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear: Bet on Races That Have Already Run

The beleaguered governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear, has an interesting idea for gambling in his state:  Bet on races that have already run.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2009

Station Casinos Sues Internet Company Over Web Sites

Station Casinos Inc. is suing an Internet company based in Panama that it says is infringing on trademarks Station owns for three of its Las Vegas hotel-casinos.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/21/2009

Bodog Gets Its Domain Back

After much chest thumping about how Bodog would never cave into so-called "Patent Trolls", the company has reportedly gotten its much coveted domain name back.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/20/2009

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Won’t Approve Online Gambling Legislation

On the moral front, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will not approve online gambling.  She is dead set against legalizing the activity, all for personal and religious reasons.  Of course if enough of

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/20/2009

Poker Players Alliance to Spend a Paltry $3M on Lobbying

The million plus member strong Poker Players Alliance has announced its intention to spend $3 million on lobbying to overturn the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) or at least carve

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/20/2009

PartyGaming in Talks With Rival Gigamedia

ONLINE gambling group Party Gaming is holding talks on a deal with Nasdaq-listed rival Gigamedia.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/20/2009

James Packer Bets $3 Billion on Macau Casino

SOME of the croupiers shuffling cards at James Packer's huge new casino in Macau will don nose rings and wear blue wigs, as part of a punk-rock theme to attract wealthy Asian gamblers and holidayma

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/19/2009

Poker Pro Lacy Jones Mom Knocked Out: Daniel Negreanu Busts Grandpa

Poker pros are Twittering and follows them religiously to see what our favorites are up to each and every day.  Be sure to follow our o

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/18/2009

Woolworths Biggest Pokie Barron in Australia

WOOLWORTHS is the target of a new anti-pokies campaign following revelations the supermarket chain is Australia's biggest pokie baron, owning 11,000 machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2009

Massachusetts Looks to Casino Gambling to Fill Coffers

Senate President Therese Murray has brought the casino debate to the table in Massachusetts.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/18/2009

Poker Pro Doyle Brunson Debuts Twitter Page: Already 86 Followers

Watch out CNN.  Poker pro Doyle Brunson, the Texas Dolly, has finally debuted his Twitter page and within only a 24 hour period, Doyle already had 86 foll

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

US Appeals Court Action Set for July on Internet Gambling Law

In a letter to counsel for both parties, Marcia M. Waldron, clerk for the appeals court, wrote that iMEGA v.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/16/2009

Buenos Aires Judge Orders Shut Off

A Buenos Aires judge has ordered the website to be made inaccessible to city residents because it violates local gambling laws.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

Microgaming Online Poker Network Dukes It Out With Cereus

As Cereus brand, UltimateBet, has its spokesperson, Annie Duke, duke it out with comedian Joan Rivers on this season's Celebrity Apprentice, there is another fight transpiring.  It's the fight for

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

Poker Players Are Tax Evaders Implies Rivers

The very charitable Annie Duke has blasted her fellow Celebrity Apprentice colleague, Joan Rivers, on Twitter.  The popular poker pro learned that Ms.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

Antigua Tightens Regulations on Internet Gambling

The Directorate of Gaming, a branch of the Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FSRC) has announced that regulations for the online gaming industry in Antigua and Barbuda have been tightened-u

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

Poker Pro Patrik Antonius Up Over $4 Million in 2009

Currently the first player to take on Durrrr in the million dollar challenge, Patrik Antonius has sho

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

James Packer Sells Family’s Long Term Investment

The Packer family's 26-year involvement in Australia's cattle industry has ended with the finalisation of the sale of its stake in Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC).

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

Asteroid Apophis Odds of Hitting Earth Same as Shingo Katayama
Golf Win

Asteroid Apophis is slated to come dangerously close to the planet Earth come April 13, 2029.  But before we all get too freaked out, scientists have given the odds of this 25-story building sized

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/15/2009

Business Groups Back Indian Gambling Deal in Florida

Two Florida business groups have come out in favor of the deal Gov.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/15/2009

Harrah’s Will Not Utilize Online Poker Software From US-Facing Firms

Harrah's, the Las Vegas casino giant, is looking to get into the online poker market.   Sources close to the situation tell that Harrah's will not be accepting bets from those ind

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2009

Breaking News

Adesanya vs. Pereira and Volk vs. Oliveira Fight Odds Released

Oddsmakers believe that Alex Pereira is up next for Adesanya with Pereira a slight +140 underdog.  Adesanya comes in at -160.  He was a -180 favorite Saturday night.

Where Can I Bet Sports From North Carolina Online?

Where Can I Bet Sports From North Carolina Online?

With news that a push to legalize mobile sports in North Carolina had officially failed on July 2, Tar Heel State residents need not fear. Sites such as NitroBetting, operating offshore, now allow individuals to place bets by simply providing their emails.

Winnipeg Jets to Name Rick Bowness Next Head Coach: Oddsmakers Got This One Very Wrong

Winnipeg Jets Look to Name Rick Bowness Next Head Coach: Oddsmakers Got This One Way Wrong

When oddsmakers at BetOnline released odds on the next head coach of the Winnipeg Jets, there was no price offered on Rick Bowness.