Politics

Rep. John F. Tierney Knew Nothing About Wife’s Financial Dealings

Rep. John F. Tierney (D-Mass) claims to have known nothing about his wife’s financial dealings. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2010

Donald Trump US Presidential Odds Set At 100-1

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/06/2010

Treacherous Midterm for Democrats Says The Hill

 

The Hill.com is not optimistic in regard to Democrats holding onto their majority seats after this November’s midterm elections and this does not bode well for online poker supporters who are counting on the Democratic Chairman of the House Financial Committee Barney Frank to come through for them with legislation designed to license Web card rooms in the States. 

Ironically it is the online oddsmakers who are predicting the sweep by Republicans. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/27/2010

Delaware Republican Senate Nominee Christine O'Donnell a Witch?

Here at Gambling911.com we love our political scandals and a good Christine O’Donnell witch story just in time for Halloween is certainly no exception. 

Just yesterday we reported on how the primary legislator for online poker lobbyists in California, Roderick Wright, had been indicted on 8 charges including voter fraud.  He is also the scheduled key note speaker for the European iGaming Congress and Expo to be held in Barcelona, Spain next month.  Good grief. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/18/2010

Republican gambling executives endorse Harry Reid

 

Three Las Vegas Strip casino executives are among a group of Republicans backing Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid in his bid for a fifth term.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2010

Hillary Clinton For President Ad: What Are The Odds

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2010

Levi Johnston Run For Mayor of Wasilla Set At +200

 

Levi Johnston is starring in his own reality show and, as part of the drama, will make a run for Mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.  Former U.S. Vice Presidential running mate to John McCain, Sarah Palin, was once mayor of Wasilla and helped make the small Alaska town famous.  She of course is grandmother to Levi’s child Tripp and is not exactly enamored by the 20-year-old.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/10/2010

Wyclef Jean to be Elected President of Haiti Odds: Owes $5 Mil Back Taxes

 

Is recording artist Wyclef Jean really the right choice for President of Haiti?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/09/2010

Root: Why George Costanza is the Anti-Obama Role Model

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2010

Australian Political Parties Bet On Self To Lose

 

Readers, punters, gamers, casino billionaires, entrepreneurs, journos and political pundits, what a week, and what a story have we got for you. You've heard of an own goal in soccer. Well, get this... Australian political parties betting on themselves to loose the upcoming election... no joke folks. Centrebet is enjoying the spoils with the rumour mill saying PartyGaming want in, but the clock is ticking boys. Media Man and Gambling911 play 'Casino Jack' with this most unusual turn of events that is rumoured to bring Paul The Psychic Octopus out of retirement...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/01/2010

Wyclef Jean Haiti Presidential Odds a Good Bet

Wyclef Jean for President of Haiti?  Stranger things have happened and one online gambling site may begin offering odds

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/27/2010

Online Poker Foe Spencer Bachus Likely to be Ousted

Rep. Spencer Bachus could find his role as the senior Republican on the Financial Services Committee concluding if the GOP has anything to do with it post election time. 

According to Politico.com, House Republicans are plotting again to oust Bachus from the position of senior Republican on the Financial Services Committee.  This time, the challenge is likely to come after the November election from conservatives, including some on the committee.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/22/2010

Root: "Obama the Great Jobs Killer"

Special Contributor to the Gambling911.com website and 2008 Libertarian US Vice Presidential Nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, struck a nerve this past weekend with his opinion piece appearing in the Las

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2010

Disgraced DC Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Working at Pizza Parlor

Jack Abramoff, the disgraced Washington DC lobbyist who pled guilty on January 3, 2006, to three criminal felony counts in a D.C.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/30/2010

Republicans Voting for Harry Reid Include Stations Casinos Owner

A rank-and-file Republican wants the upcoming state party convention moved from the Green Valley Ranch over its owner's support of Senator Harry Reid

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/26/2010

Australian Political Challenge: PM Kevin Rudd VS Julia Gillard

Politics, media, new media website portals and gambling do mix.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/23/2010

Did Sarah Palin Get a Boob Job? You can Bet on it.

Did Sarah Palin Get a Boob Job? You can Bet on it.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/21/2010

Root: “Now Poker Players Have Voice in Leadership”

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee, has been elected to the Libertarian National Committee, finishing first in a field of 13 candidates to win the seat. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/03/2010

Poker Pro Doyle Brunson Blasts Obama Over Vegas Remarks

In his weekly blog posting, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson did not hold back expressing how he really felt about President Barack Obama.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2010

A Fowl of the Law: Ban on Chicken Suits at Polling Places Stands

Ban on chicken suits at polling places still stands in the state of Nevada.  Secretary of State Ross Miller refused Wednesday to lift his ban preventing people dressed in chicken suits from coming

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2010

Rand Paul Wins Kentucky Primary

The son of online gambling supporter and former US Presidential candidate Ron Paul, Rand Paul, has decisively won the Kentucky Republican Primary and is widely being hailed as the first big winner

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2010

Barney Frank: “F*** You Hank (Paulson)!”

Online gambling crusader and the House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D - Mass.) Barney Frank, reportedly told Treasury Secretary Hank Paulsen to essentially "F*** Off!" but wa

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/17/2010

A Rand Paul Win a Win for Online Gambling

While it is not exactly known what if any stance Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul might have in regard to online gambling, one can only speculate he is not against such activity.  Pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2010

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