Politics

Gordon Brown Out of Office Before Election Say Punters

Gordon Brown will be out of office within a matter of days say bookmakers in the UK.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/06/2009

Issues That Destroyed the GOP: Online Gambling Prohibition

I am asked constantly by talk show hosts across the USA why I left the GOP and became the leader of a national Libertarian movement for smaller government and economic and personal freedom.

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jun/04/2009

Gordon Brown to be Out of Office Soon Say Bookies

Online bookies in the UK have begun slashing odds further on British Prime Minister Gordon Brown being out of office before the next general elections.  This follows news that yet another cabinet

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/03/2009

Wayne Root to Interview Ron Paul, Judge Napolitano

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee and a regular guest personality on FOX News and FOX Business networks, is declaring "W.A.R." on big government begin

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/03/2009

Euro Election Odds Have Labour as Long Shot

With Labour having its worst poll showing in years just days before the Euro elections, oddsmakers have given Labour long 8.00 odds of winning

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/31/2009

No Apology But Obama Encourages Visits to Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - President Barack Obama says Las Vegas is a good place for a quick visit, but is offering no apologies for remarks some say damaged the city's convention business.

Obama said at Nellis Air Force Base on Wednesday that there's nothing like a quick, midweek trip to Vegas. He singled out the city's sights and sounds. The comment drew cheers and applause, and Obama grinned.

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2009

Obama Arrives in Vegas for Start of World Series of Poker

They won't be able to Twitter at the poker tables but those players participating in the 2009 World Series of Poker, which gets underway this week, can still Twitter from Vegas...that is, if they c

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/26/2009

Obama Refuses to Meet With Nevada Governor

President Barack Obama has refused to meet with Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons and other key business leaders in the state according to news reports.

Governor Gibbons requested the meeting in a letter to President Obama so the President could address statements he made that were critical to Nevada and have caused economic damage to convention business and tourism business, according to Action News 13 out of Las Vegas.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/18/2009

Gordon Brown Likely To Go Down Say Punters

Punters at one of Great Britain's largest sportsbooks are betting that Gordon Brown's time may be up.  The sportsbooks are likely not shedding a tear as Gordon's administration has been at odds ov

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2009

Texas Dolly Criticizes Tea Party, Supports Obama

I guess I owe an explanation as to why I didn't play in the WPT Championship at the Bellagio. It's my favorite tournament of the year but i didn't feel up to it.

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Apr/20/2009

Tax Day April 15 2009 Becomes Wayne Root Day

2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate Wayne Allyn Root is the only politician in America who can claim to be a small businessman, home-school dad, and citizen politician.

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Apr/14/2009

First Dog Bo Pays Out Zilch

Forget the fact that President Obama decided on adopting a "non shelter" dog.  Gamblers were more interested in the name bestowed upon the new First Dog.  Unfortunately for these gamble

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2009

Spencer Bacchus Takes Heat for Socialist Comments

Alabama Representative and staunch opponent of online gambling, Spencer Bacchus, has been called out for his own calling out of supposed "17 Socialists in the House".  The Republican mad

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2009

Spencer Bacchus: 17 Socialists in The House

For Senator Joseph McCarthy back in the 1950's, it was the Communists.  McCarthy came up with a list of alleged Communists from Hollywood actors to screenwriters.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

Pennsylvania Regulators Face Fresh Boondoggle Scrutiny

In its latest misstep, the gambling control board is coming under fire for spending tens of thousands of dollars to send executives on trips to Rome and Las Vegas.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2009

Stephen Conroy Good For The World: YouTube, Fark, SlashDot Very Bad

If you've been following our coverage of Australian Senator and Communications D

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

Bet On Blagojevich

That's right, you can now bet on former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich or "Blago" as many call him for short.

Blagojevich was arrested on a number of federal corruption charges December 9, 2008 including attempting to sell Barack Obama's vacated United States Senate seat to the highest bidder. Ultimately, he appointed fellow Democrat and former state attorney Roland Burris on New Year's Eve 2008. After months of investigation and embarrassment in the media, "Blago" was indicted this month.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2009

Ron Paul Campaign Worker Steve Bierfeldt Harassed at Airport

A Ron Paul campaign worker, Steve Bierfeld, was detained and harassed at the St.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2009

Happy Birthday Barney Frank!

Online gambling's biggest ally, Barney Frank, is celebrating his 69th birthday today in style.  He's working!  Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/31/2009

Wayne Root - God, Guns, Gambling and Rare Coins?

Nationally-known political leader, author and economic crusader, Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee, has been named National Spokesman and Chief Economic and Pol

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/30/2009

McNulty Labor Party Suffers Over Housing Row

Sportingbet has made Tony McNulty odds-on to lose his seat at the next General Election, following the controversy over his housing expenses claim.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/29/2009

The Influence Game: NFL Hires Washington Lobbyist

WASHINGTON (AP) - Politics has always been a contact sport, and the National Football League is suiting up for the game.

Worried about unwelcome attention from Congress, the NFL has established a Washington office in the last year, hired a full-time lobbyist and created a political action committee to make federal campaign donations. The league is concerned that if a work stoppage affects the 2011 season it will draw unwanted interest from lawmakers.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2009

Obama: No Stimulus Money For Vegas Casinos

A provision related to the federal stimulus bill makes it clear that Las Vegas casinos are not to receive any of the money.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/21/2009

Jenny Woo Versus President Obama’s Final Four Picks Challenge

It's Jenny Woo versus President Barack Obama in the Final Four.  Whose Final Four picks will reign supreme?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/19/2009

Online Gambling Sector Questions John McCain Basketball Bracket

He tried to outlaw betting on College Basketball, which would ultimately have affected the popularity of NCAA tournament brackets and office pools,  now Arizona Senator and the former GOP candidat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/18/2009

Wayne Root: Obama Insults Small Business Owners

2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and one time sports service consultant, Wayne Allyn Root, is a small business owner.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2009

Condi Rice’s Man Peter McKay May Get Nato Job

There were rumors once floating around that Condoleeza Rice had fallen for Canadian Defense Minister, Peter McKay, during a trip to that nation.  Gamb

Ron Paul to Appear on CNN D.L. Hughley Breaks The News

Everybody's favorite 2008 Republican Presidential candidate, Ron Paul, will be appearing this Saturday night on CNN's D.L.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2009

Barney Frank Wants Prosecutions, More..

Congressman Barney Frank, who would like the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act overturned as part of his extensive effort to stabilize the banking sector, outlined his agenda for the month o

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2009

The First Dog: He Won’t be Named After Barney Frank

The White House First Dog is expected by April - a  Portuguese Waterdog (a what?).   The only thing we don't know is his/her name.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/26/2009

Breaking News

Film Based on Phil Ivey Card Counting in the Works: 'The Baccarat Queen'

Film Based on Phil Ivey Card Counting in the Works: 'The Baccarat Queen'

Ivanhoe Pictures, the division of SK Global that recently produced "Crazy Rich Asians, is about to start working on its latest project, a film that will delve into the 2012 accusation by Crockford’s Casino that poker pro Phil Ivey had won £7.8 million unfairly while playing a form of baccarat called punto banco.

Sites Like Draftkings Sportsbook - Alternatives

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AAF Here to Stay With MGM Investing Heavily in Betting Technology

AAF Here to Stay With MGM Investing Heavily in Betting Technology

In its first week, the Alliance of American Football (or AAF) surpassed all expectations, posting impressive ratings its first night and ranking as the most downloaded app Sunday.  But the real focus will be long-term on sports gambling data and technology.