Politics

Alabama Governor Cracks Down on Bingo Machines

MONTGOMERY, Ala.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/04/2010

Barney Frank Wants Elimination of Fanny Mae

Rep. Barney Frank (D- Mass.), head of the House Financial Services Committee, and online gambling's closest ally, says enough with Fanny Mae and Freddie Mac. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/02/2010

Opposition Grows to Australia Internet Filter

Ari Sharp, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2010

Online Gambling Supporter Ron Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll

One of the leading supporters of legislation to legalize online gambling, Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul, has won the CPAC straw poll.  Paul was also a US Presidential candidate in 2008.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2010

Google Baulks at Conroy's Call to Censor YouTube

Google says it will not "voluntarily" comply with the government's request that it censor YouTube videos in accordance with broad "refused classification" (RC) content rules.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2010

Lessons Obama Should’ve Learned From Watching the Super Bowl

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee and frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website, is back with his commentary on the difference between Las Vegas and Washing

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Feb/09/2010

Online Gambling Mecca Costa Rica Elects 1st Woman

Laura Chinchilla has been elected the first woman President of Costa Rica.  That Central American nation is home to more online gambling websites than anywhere else on the planet.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2010

Obama vs. Las Vegas: Bring It On Says Root

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website, took great offense to news yesterday that US President

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Feb/03/2010

Obama Angers Las Vegas Again

It was just a year ago that United States President Barack Obama managed to piss off Las Vegas and its flamboyant Mayor Oscar Goodman.  Obama discouraged bankers and other businesses from scheduli

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/02/2010

State of the Union Speech Odds You Can’t Bet On

We huffed and we puffed and we blew the house in, but Gambling911.com couldn't get any of our friends to offer odds on US President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech.

Once again, Paddy Power came through.  This is the same online betting company that has offered tasteless odds in the past such as whether Obama will be assassinated.  However, they are still the best marketers in the industry bar none.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2010

Jon Kyl Blockade in Senate Blamed on Internet Gambling

Senator Jon Kyl is standing in the way of appointing a key nominee to the Treasury Department.  Many observers believe Kyl is "throwing a tantrum" to

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jan/20/2010

Root: Tea Party Nation – Shot Heard Round the World

The Citizen Revolution Has Begun...just like the American Revolution...in Massachusetts, writes Wayne Allyn Root, the Las Vegas oddsmaker-turned Vice Presidential Nominee on the 2008 Libertarian ti

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jan/18/2010

Wayne Root: Obama Death Panels Equal Unions

Wayne Allyn Root is a frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website and the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate.  Today he goes off on President Obama, claiming among other things t

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jan/13/2010

Sarah Palin Fox News Odds Now Available

It's official.  Sarah Palin is now a contributor for the Fox News network.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/13/2010

Rand Paul Jumps Into Kentucky Senate Race

Rand Paul, son of Texas Congressman Ron Paul, has made it official this past week.  His is running for Senator of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2010

Ron Paul Man of the Year, Ben Bernanke a Travesty

Frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website and one time running mate for US President on the Libertarian ticket, Wayne Allyn Root voices his outrage over Ben Bernanke being selected as Tim

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jan/05/2010

Brunson: Congress Full of DWI’s, Drug Abuse, Felons

Congratulations to Chris Moorman for being PocketFives #1 worldwide player at the end of 2009.  Chris is one of the first 5 chosen to be in the Brunson 10.  We have some five young men representi

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Jan/05/2010

Obama: Greater Than Jesus?

A Danish newspaper has suggested that US President Barack Obama is "Greater than Jesus".  The Politiken,  Denmark's oldest newspaper, featured an unsigned editorial this week.

"Obama is, of course, greater than Jesus - if we have to play that absurd Christmas game. But it is probably more meaningful to insist that with today's domestic triumph, that he has already assured himself a place in the history books - a space he has good chances of expanding considerably in coming years."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/30/2009

Kentucky: Steve Beshear a “One Issue” Governor

Senate President David Williams, R-Burkesville, suggested at a press conference on Wednesday that Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear exaggerated the current economic crisis in the commonwealth in orde

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/30/2009

Ron Paul vs. Sarah Palin

No, there is public spat between Ron Paul and Sarah Palin like with the former Alaska Governor and California Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger...at least none that we are aware of.  Instead both Palin and Paul have been doing something few of their fellow Republican colleagues appear capable of.  More air time equals more respect and that's exactly what Palin and Paul have been getting of late.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2009

Big Brother Internet Laws in Australia

Internet censorship is due to happen in Australia, just before next years election.

As most intelligent people know, when something becomes "illegal", it often becomes more popular!  In addition, tech savvy folks will always find a way to get what they want, and criminals will still find ways to commit crimes.  I seriously doubt criminals would openly conduct their criminal business activities on a basic internet service.

I for one strongly believe that people should be able to do (and watch etc) want they want in their own homes (as long as it doesn't hurt anyone).

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2009

The Downside of Barney Frank

There are few who will argue that Democratic Congressman Barney Frank has been great for the online gambling sector.  While Frank has shifted his attempts to life online gambling prohibition by no

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/10/2009

Root: Universal Health Care Bait and Switch Con Job

Special Contributor to the Gambling911.com website and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Allyn Root, tells Why the Heroes- "Moderate" Senators- are Actu

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Dec/09/2009

Ron Paul Wants Scrutiny of the Federal Reserve

One of the most spoken about bill being proposed on the House floor these days is co-sponsored by Texas Republican Ron Paul and opposed by Democratic chairman of the Financial Services Committee, B

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/03/2009

The Obama/ Goldman Sachs Small Business Scam?

Was Goldman Sachs Forced to Make a Half Billion Dollar Payoff to the Minority Community as a (legal) Bribe to Obama?

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Nov/23/2009

63: The Number of Co-Sponsors for Barney Frank Poker Bill

Rep. Anthony D.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/18/2009

Sarah Palin Favored to be Republican Nominee in 2012

With all this talk about the newly released Sarah Palin book, "Going Rogue: an American Life", Gambling911.com decided to take a look at the former Republican Vice Presidential running ma

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/16/2009

Corzine Will Postpone Joining Sports-Wagering Suit

Derek Harper, Press of Atlantic City

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2009

Root on CNBC: Stands Up For Small Business

Gambling911.com frequent contributor and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, was featured on a segment of CNBC Thursday.  Root squared off against former Clinton Presiden

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2009

Barney Frank Present During Pot Bust

A leading opponent for the online poker industry, Congressman Barney Frank, was present when his partner's home was raided during a pot bust in 2007.  The story came out in the Boston Globe last w

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2009

Breaking News

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 26, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday June 26, 2019.

More Sports Handicapping Sites Dump Offshore Ads in Favor of Regulated US Market

The popular sports handicapping website Picks and Parlays is the latest to remove offshore sportsbook ads in favor of legal betting sites in both New Jersey and Nevada.

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Sportsbook Hub of Costa Rica

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Sportsbook Hub of Costa Rica

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the border of Costa Rica and Panama overnight Wednesday.  Costa Rica is home to several dozen online sportsbooks, casinos and Pay Per Heads.