Gambling

SBGGlobal Fights Back Against April 1 Worm

Yesterday, many companies around the world sought to be proactive against the effects of the April 1 that was much publicized.

Submitted by Adm1n on, Apr/02/2009

Conroy Backtracks on Internet Censorship Policy

The Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy has been clarifying more details on his Internet censorship policy.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/02/2009

Youbet.com extends, modifies stock buyback plan

Online gambling companyYoubet.com Inc. said Wednesday it has extended and modified its stock buyback plan and adopted a shareholder rights plan, something companies typically use

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/02/2009

BetonSports.com CEO David Carruthers Pleads Guilty

David Carruthers, former BetonSports chief executive, pled guilty to Count 

One of the third superseding indictment in a St. Louis, Mo., court today. 

Mr. Carruthers agreed to not appeal provided that the sentence doesn't  exceed 33 months, which is under the terms of the agreement, as well as to not engage in United States-facing offshore gambling businesses during the time of supervised release or thereafter. 

Sentencing has been set for Friday, Oct. 2.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/01/2009

JustBet.com Just Down… For Two Weeks

During the height of March Madness 2009, the Costa Rican-based Tradewinds post up arm, JustBet.com, has been down almost the entire time.

"Players who typically join ‘fly by night' outfits might be a little scared about this new brand, but in truth JustBet.com is associated with a group that's been offshore longer than most, around 15 years actually," says Payton O'Brien of Gambling911.com.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/01/2009

Casino Stocks Up: Wynns, MGM Grand

While the news has been mostly bleak for the land-based casino sector, good news has come this week from Wall Street.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/01/2009

Florida Considers Legislation for Limit Poker

No limit hold em players in the state of Florida are holding their collective breaths in anticipation today as they await word of whether or not the game they love will soon be truly available at s

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/01/2009

Delaware Governor Claims NFL Promotes Gambling

Delaware Governor, Jack Markell, claimed in a letter to NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, that the league already promotes gambling via television networks whose commentators refer to point spreads

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/01/2009

Jenny Woo Does CAC 2009 in Amsterdam

Jenny Woo here from Amsterdam and I just have to say that it's been fun.  Thomas Jensen and I arrived Saturday morning and immediately checked into the NH Krasnapolsky.  As tired as we were, the

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Mar/31/2009

Internet Filtering Continues to be Hot Topic in Australia

The coverage related to Internet filtering in Australia continues to be a hot topic.  A report aired just the other night with some 377 plus people commenting on what was transpiring.   As Gambling911.com has been reporting, the Australian government, led by Communications Director Stephen Conroy, has been working to filter some 2000 plus websites they claim were "indecent" but as it turns out, a number of those sites were related to online poker, religion and politics.

One individual wrote:

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/31/2009

Amsterdam Online Gambling Affiliate Meeting Concerns

A "closed doors" meeting involving a few dozen online gambling affiliate operators during Amsterdam's Casino Affiliate Convention (www.cac2009.com) r

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/29/2009

EU Commission Concludes Investigation on US Internet Gambling

The European Commission has finalised its draft report following an investigation into United States measures affecting foreign suppliers of Internet gambling services.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/27/2009

iMEGA Chief Brennan Jr. on Fox: Talks Legalized Sports Betting

Joe Brennan, Jr., head of the online gambling industry trade organization, The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association ( www.imega.org ), appear

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/27/2009

Australians Are The Biggest Gamblers In The World

A report out of Canada paints Australians as the biggest gambling degenerates in the world.  The report, obtained exclusively by The Sunday Telegraph, shows Australian and New Zealand gamblers sp

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/26/2009

Australian Website Blacklist Entries Blamed on Russian Mob

News began leaking out over the past several days of websites appearing as part of a 2000 plus "blacklist" aimed at blocking out child pornography and beastiality: Among them, online poke

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/26/2009

The Doyle Brunson Won’t Compete With Durr Poker Challenge

In the words of Marlon Brando when he was playing the Godfather, "How did we ever come to this?"  Good Googa Mooga, I never saw anything like the different comments about my "challe

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Mar/26/2009

Bookmaker.com Acquires BetJoint.com

BookMaker.com announced today its acquisition of BetJoint.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/26/2009

CAC2009 Amsterdam Expects 750 Plus Despite Recession

Having not slept for the past 48 hours, CAC2009 Amsterdam organizer, Marc Lesnick, was off to Europe this morning.  He is pleasantly surprised by the expected turnout considering the economic down

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/26/2009

Ping to Woo: Keep Your Scavenger Hands Off My Man

It's turning into a cat fight of epic proportion.  Marc Lesnick's girlfriend, Ping, responded to Gambling911.com Senior International Correspondent, Jenny Woo's, announcement that she intended to

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/26/2009

UFC Bans Full Tilt Poker

The world's second largest online poker, Full Tilt Poker, has been banned by the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/26/2009

Australia Blacklist May Cost Election

The controversy continues regarding Australia's leaked list of blacklisted websites which included, among others, the legal gambling enterprise, Betfair, as well as some online poker portals.

"We didn't know [about the ban]," said Betfair CEO Andrew Twaits.  "We've been licensed to operate in Australia for three years and have never received a complaint or any allegation that Betfair locally or globally is not allowed usage by Australians.  The global Betfair site is used by Australians every day."

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/25/2009

Judge Selected in New Jersey Sports Betting Legalization Case

The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association announced Monday that they will challenge the Federal law that prohibits the expansion of sports wagering to all but four states.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2009

US DOJ Opposes News of Lottery Blocking in Online Gambling Challenge

The US Department of Justice, a defendant in a Federal court challenge to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA), filed a motion opposing the addition to court records of ne

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2009

Jenny Woo: Marc Lesnick Needs to Try Some Main Street Sushi

Gambling911.com diva reporter, Jenny Woo, is determined to sink her chop sticks into Casino Affiliate Convention organizer Marc Lesnick this coming weekend in Amsterdam at the uber popular

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2009

Somach Lashes Out At Poker Twitters

It was only a matter of time.

Self-important poker players who think the world is interested in their every thought have been blogging for a while now.

The blog-short for web log, a type of online diary-has become a staple for poker pros such as Phil "Poker Brat" Hellmuth Jr., Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson, Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu, Annie Duke and many others.

But blogging is so old hat, and this is, after all, the year 2009.

The year of Twitter.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/25/2009

iMEGA Chief May Need to Set Himself on Fire to Get Attention

Barney, Barney, Barney....that's all the online gambling sector seems to care about these days.  As the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Congressman Barney Frank is gaining all

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/24/2009

Gambling News Down Under: Australia Website Blacklist Debacle

Evidence is mounting that the list of websites published by Wikileaks is almost certainly ACMA's "secret" blacklist.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/24/2009

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Legalize Sports Betting in New Jersey

It's a battle state lawmakers have been fighting for some time, and today a federal lawsuit was filed in hopes of legalizing sports betting in all 50 states.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2009

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.