Gambling

Bookies Lose £1million After Fans Bet Against Own Team

UK bookies took quite a hit this week after a cash-strapped Weymouth team lost to Rushden and Diamonds a score of 9-0.  Punters anticipated the results after it was learned that their

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/24/2009

California Poker Summit to Take Place in Mid May

Anxious to get into the online poker market, California representatives will take part in a state poker summit to be scheduled some time in Mid May.  The website is expected to debut in the next f

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/23/2009

Pennsylvania Fighting Over Video Poker

Top government officials in the State of Pennsylvania are feuding over video poker.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/23/2009

CAP Rift Could Devastate Online Gambling Affiliate Stability

Co-founder of Casino Affiliate Program (CAP), Lou Fabiano, has come out swinging against his business partner in the venture, Warren Jolly.  He accused Jolly on Monday of trying to take over

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/23/2009

MGM Mirage, Bally’s, Wynn, Harrah’s Lose Out During Tough Times

Las Vegas is hurting during these rough economic times.  Hotels on the strip have drastically slashed room rates in an effort to compete.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/23/2009

California Legislators Would Speak to 888.com About Online Poker

Sources close to Gambling911.com have reported that legislators in California are so intent on legalizing online poker in that troubled state they are looking to attend an upcoming i-Gaming confere

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2009

Theo Jorgensen Wins Boxing Match: Gus Hansen Puts Up Good Fight

While poker pro Theo Jorgensen was declared the winner in Saturday's much ballyhooed Denmark clash with Gus Hansen, many in the poker community who watched the bout online believed that Hansen shou

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/21/2009

European Union Must Solve Its Own Online Gambling Dilemma

The European Union has launched an investigation into U.S. action related to its clampdown on European online gambling operators, most of whom volunteered to exit the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2009

NRL Club Launches BunnyBet Bookmaker Website Venture

What's not to like about a site calling itself Bunnybet.com.au?  Actually, the link redirects to the Betezy.com website as part of the latest NRL club joint v

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/21/2009

Barney Frank to Push Repeal on Internet Gambling Ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Democratic lawmaker will push legislation this year to repeal a U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2009

Australia’s Save the Internet Campaign Continues

If you have been reading Gambling911.com over the past couple of months, you're well aware of the precedent that may be set in a country that could be sent into the Dark Age, just behind North Kore

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/20/2009

Bodog Faces Civil Contempt Charges in Las Vegas Court

March 5, 2009, exactly 11 years to the date that 21 online gambling operators were indicted for violation of an obscure 1963 "Wire Act" and it is this day that Bodog officers will need to

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2009

James Packer Macau Casinos Mentioned in Bribe Case

Two casinos owned by Australian mogul, James Packer, were mentioned in court documents related to bribery allegations against a former Macau government official,

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/19/2009

Federal Judge Orders Forfeiture of $10 Mil From Bodog

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2009

Aubrey O’Day Breaks Up With Poker Star Over Foot Fetish

Former Danity Kane group member and featured Playboy model Aubrey O'Day has broken up with her poker star boyfriend, David Williams, after reading about his foot fetish on Gambling911.com.

DC's The Junkies radio show hosts pressed O'Day on whether she was dating David Williams and, upon answering "Yes", they then asked if she was aware of his unusual fetish, not to mention the bizarre porn film he starred in some years ago.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2009

Online Gambling Disaster Avoided in Midst of Stanford Bank Debacle

Unscrupulous payment processors, stringent new U.S. banking laws and one man's religious position related to gambling may have been enough to avert a catastrophe in the online gambling sector.

The industry it seems has learned from past mistakes not to keep all its eggs in one basket, a good thing considering Antigua's largest bank may be on the verge of folding.  Assets are now frozen in Stanford International Bank following an FBI investigation.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2009

Another NRL Club Partners Up With Bookmaker

The South Sydney Rabbitohs are pleased to announce a new corporate partnership with Betezy.com.au Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2009

Poker Pro David Williams Goes From Grey to Gay

The grannies I've loved before won't go down without a fight...even if their little stud muffin was photographed kissing the latest Playboy model.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/18/2009

Doyle Brunson: His Furnace Still Burns With Desire

Here it is Sunday night and I thought I would be on my way to the Commerce Tournament in Los Angeles.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2009

iPhones and Casino Blackjack Card Counting

Ten years ago who would have guessed we would be taking photographs with cell phones?  Now it seems the iPhone is being used for something quite clever - casino Blackjack card counting.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/17/2009

Washington State Loses Online Gambling Fight

An appellate court in Washington has ruled that the site Betcha.com did not violate state gambling laws because users were allowed to back out of bets without paying.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2009

Antigua Sees Opportunity in White Listing

Antigua and Barbuda should take full advantage of the opportunities made available from last year's UK white listing, according to Chief Executive Officer of Technical Systems Testing (TST), Salim

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2009

Poker Pro Casts Black Magic Spell Over Aubrey O’Day

One time Danity Kane diva, Aubrey O'Day, was seen partying it up with poker pro David Williams this past weekend, putting to rest rumors that she is bi-sexual. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/16/2009

Poker Pro David Williams Gets It On With Aubrey O’Day

It seems that poker pro David Williams has dumped the old ladies and is starting to "date" girls his own age.  Notorious for appearing in a "granny foot fetish" video billed as

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/16/2009

Republican Senator Jon Kyl Pork: Good for Port Security

In a briefing with several of his colleagues, Republican Arizona Senator Jon Kyl called the Obama Economic Stimulus bill "a stinking, bloated, quivering pile of liberal pork."  Yet amaz

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/16/2009

Stabbing Suspect is Sister of Poker Pro

A Montana woman who was arrested for stabbing a man is the sister of professional poker player Jesse Petrakis, PokerHelper.com has learned exclusively.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/16/2009

TAB Chiefs Under Fire in Bribe Allegations

Reports have surfaced that TAB chiefs could be in some serious trouble over allegations they bribed government officials.

In an extraordinary move, the Department of Internal Affairs has launched an investigation into New Zealand Racing Board figures - which means that the government department charged with policing the pokie industry could prosecute employees of a quasi-government agency, New Zealand's Star Times reported on Sunday.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/14/2009

NHL No Problem With Players Promoting Online Poker

David Banes of the Vancouver Sun on Saturday questioned hockey star Mats Sundin's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/14/2009

Law Enforcement Probe Online Poker Room

An American online poker room that went out of business last year is being investigated by police.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/13/2009

Breaking News

Sports Betting Firms Use Helping the Homeless in Likely $100 Million Ad Spend to Woo California Voters

But "California Solutions to Homelessness and Mental Health Act" referendum suggesting legalized gambling will help reduce homelessness may rub some voters the wrong way.

Maine Sports Betting Market Limited and Not Likely to Go Live for Another Two Years

Maine Sports Betting Market Limited and Not Likely to Go Live for Another Two Years

Up to 12 entities have reached out to the Maine Gambling Control Unit to introduce themselves and offer information about their services, but they're not who you might think.

Kevin Durant Next Team Odds Have Suns Favored at 4-5

Kevin Durant Next Team Odds Have Suns Favored at 4-5

The Brooklyn Nets come in at the middle of the pack to win the 2023 NBA Championship, thanks in no small part to Kevin Durant asking to leave.