Gambling

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 Gambling911.com that Harrah's will not be accepting bets from those ind

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2009

Washington State Forces PRWeb to Stop Taking Online Gambling Clients

Based in Washington State, PRWeb.com, has been ordered to stop promoting online gambling through its press release service this week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2009

Frank Costigan Dies: James Packer Dad Never Forgave Him

Australia's casino magnate, James Packer, has been all over the news of late.  In the U.S. he's been tied to a potential investment in financially troubled Las Vegas. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2009

Two Men Charged in Australian Casino Brawl

Two men and a woman linked to the Rebels outlaw bikie gang have been charged over a brawl at a Sydney casino, police say.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/14/2009

Alameda, California Scene of Yet Another Gambling Debt Murder

It was only last year that professional poker player, Ernest Scherer Jr., 60, and his wife, Charlene Abendroth, 57, were found brutally slain in their Pleasanton, California home.  The couple were

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2009

The Best of Tuesday’s Poker Twitters (or Tweets)

Twitter is all the rage these days and quite a few of your favorite poker pros are Tweeting (or as Annie Duke might say, "Doing Twat").  Gamb

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/14/2009

Legal Net Betting May Have To Wait

Howard Stutz, Inside Gaming  www.lvrj.com  

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2009

Sportingbet Founder Mark Blanford Wins Again With Mobile Gambling

He founded one of the most successful online gambling sites,

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/13/2009

Bank Sues Crown Casino

The Bendigo and Adelaide Bank claims Crown ignored the fact the pokies addict could not afford to put millions of dollars into the machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2009

PartyGaming Former Executive Mitch Garber Joins Harrah’s

Harrah's, which owns the World Series of Poker, has just brought former PartyGaming CEO Mitch Garber on board to head a new company that will handle its online operations.  The move has fueled spe

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2009

Jenny Woo Back From Amsterdam Part II

Hey ya'll!  I'm back from Amsterdam and got some much needed rest in Jenny's bed - two weeks worth lol.  I have to say that it was all worth it because I got to hang out with some old friends, in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/12/2009

Sydney Casino Brawl Results in 20 Arrests

Police were called to Star City at Pyrmont early this morning after reports of a fight between two groups.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/11/2009

PokerRoom.com and CasinoRoom.com Shut Their Doors

A 10-year old online poker and casino venture is going out of business.  Part of the OnGame Network, PokerRoom.com first opened its doors in 1999.  The company notified customers and affiliate pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2009

The Clonie Gowen Lawsuit Is Still On

Our friends at www.aintluck.com on Thursday provided us with information that Clonie Gowen's lawsuit against Full Tilt

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2009

Borgota Gambling Ring Figure Eludes Prison

By KITTY CAPARELLA
Philadelphia Daily News

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2009

Poker Pro David Williams to Undergo Surgery

Poker players love to Twitter, just like Yours Truly, Jenny Woo.  The latest Gambling911.com updates can be found on our Twitter page as well.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/09/2009

Atlantic City Revenue Drop Biggest in 30 Years

(Reuters) - Atlantic City casinos revenues dropped by a record margin for the second straight month in March, officials said on Thursday, as the recession and competition from other states cut gamb

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2009

Microgaming Under Fire for Online Poker Skin Scandal, Grand Prive Mess

The well established and well regarded online gambling software and poker firm, Microgaming, has had its good name dragged through the dirt in recent months. 

First, one of the company's online casino brands - the Grand Prive Group - decided to abruptly terminate its "life time agreement" with its affiliates.  Grand Prive continues to operate and it still does so from the Microgaming platform apparently. 

Now we are learning of an online poker group utilizing the Microgaming network that has just shut its doors.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

Clonie Gowen Full Tilt Lawsuit Is Still On

The AintLuck.com story related to Clonie Gowen and the dismissal of her lawsuit was incorrect.  Please see below for details....

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2009

Number of Kids Gambling Decreases But Risk From Free Play Still High

According to a recent study sponsored by the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS)., kids gambling on the internet have sharply decreased, kids buying lotto tickets have plummeted, and kids ten

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

David Williams Gives Blood: Annette Obrestad Attacked by Ice Cream Man

Gambling911.com is on Twitter a la Jenny Woo.  See what Woo is up to (typically she's in bed, and not always by herself) and find out the latest ne

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/09/2009

Who’s Who of the Poker Bad Guys

The online poker blog Pokerati featured a good piece about the "Bad Guys of Poker" - and we're not talking about the "David William I'm Too Coo

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/09/2009

CAC Amsterdam Prolonged Hangovers From Fewer Sponsored Parties

All those fine CAC Amsterdam reports began popping up this week - about 7 days after the world's largest online casino affiliate event had ended.  Marc Lesnick, the conference organizer, stated th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2009

James Packer Could Still Prove a Savior to Las Vegas

JAMES PACKER will be reviewing Las Vegas gaming revenue for the second time in five months, though he might be disturbed by what he sees.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/08/2009

Sports Betting in New Jersey a Realistic Possibility

""The bad side of this particular lawsuit (iMEGA, et al v. Holder, et al) is if they're successful, gambling can actually spread around the other different states," he notes.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2009

NCAA Continues to Get Lambasted for Gambling Hypocrisies

The NCAA doesn't like gambling.  We know that.  Yet in recent days the NCAA  has been called out for its apparent softened stance on the activity.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2009

Will PartyGaming Come Back to the US?

The news that PartyGaming had finally settled with the US Government quickly turned to talk of the company re-entering the US market.  Approximately 80 percent of its customer base was from the Un

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2009

UFC 97 Sponsorship Confirmed by UltimateBet Poker Room

The world's seventh busiest online poker room, UltimateBet.com, has earned sponsorship rights to upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship 97 (UFC 97), the company informed Gambling911.com on Tuesday

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/07/2009

Somach: Fantasy Tweets From Our Favorite Poker Stars

In recent days, two top poker professionals have begun regularly disseminating their thoughts via Twitter, the latest E-method of instant communication.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/07/2009

Stocks Rally Following PartyGaming Settlement Deal

Following news that PartyGaming had settled with the US Government to avoid future prosecution, the online gambling sector, which lost significant market share since late 2006, began to rally on Tu

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/07/2009

Breaking News

Can I Bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest From My State?

Can I Bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest From My State?

You can bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest from just about every U.S. state courtesy of BetUS.

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.