Politics

Internet Gambling: iMEGA Chief Testifies Before New Jersey

IMEGA will participate in today's hearing of the New Jersey Senate's Gaming & Tourism committee, with Chairman Joe Brennan Jr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2010

Poker Pro Tiffany Michelle Takes Heat for Obama Interview

Tiffany Michelle made waves at the 2008 World Series of Poker as the "Last Lady Standing".  She came under some fire with PokerNews.com after the two had a falling out over a sponsorship

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jan/28/2010

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

Poker News: Top Ranked on the Money List

Who are the richest men in poker?  4Flush has released an updated list of the top 10 all tim

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/26/2010

Wayne Allyn Root: How I Would Fix The Economy

If You've Ever Wondered How a Common Sense Small Businessman Would End This Depression and Save Capitalism...Here is the Plan... (note that Wayne Allyn Root's opinions are not necessarily those of

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jan/25/2010

Doyle Brunson Political Tweet Causes Stir

The social networking tool, Twitter, has quickly become a worldwide phenomena. It provides users to send out and read messages from anyone in the world.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2010

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

Barney Frank Online Poker Bill Up For Vote Next Month

"We expect within a few short weeks, most likely in the month of February, there will be a committee vote on this legislation," said John Pappas, President of the Poker Players Alliance. "This is a very critical and important for vote for the Poker Players Alliance, as well as the poker community, and we need everyone to step up and make sure that their voices are heard."

What Pappas expects and what will actually happen are two different things, however, though we trust that the PPA is in tight enough with Congressman Frank to know his future intentions.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/19/2010

Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear Bets on Gambling Rev

While Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear continues to go after online gambling sites he calls "leaches to the state", his latest action is to balance the state budget through intrastate gam

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/19/2010

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

Jim Perskie: Lesniak Bill About Helping NJ Racetracks

Online gambling legalized in New Jersey?

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/18/2010

Rhode Island Wants Ban on Sports Betting Lifted

Rhode Island wants a Federal ban on sports betting lifted and has joined in the resolution to do so.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2010

Delaware's Sports Betting Challenge Faces Uphill Battle

Delaware's hopes of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to help expand sports betting in the First State may be a long shot.

Widener University law professor Michael Goldberg says the state's effort to get the nation's highest court to overturn the Third Circuit Court of Appeals August decision that left Delaware with only parlay bets on NFL games may have a difficult time getting on the Supreme Court docket.

Statistically, the Supreme Court takes only a small percentage of the cases its asked to hear, but Goldberg says that's not the only hurdle Delaware faces.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2010

Internet Gambling Bill Would Allow Poker Online

As Gambling911.com first reported exclusively early this week, a new bill has been introduced that would allow legalized

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2010

Bill Would Allow Internet Gambling in Atlantic City Casinos

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     Permits Internet wagering at Atlantic City casinos under certain circumstances.

 

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Submitted by Guest on, Jan/14/2010

New Jersey vs. Pennsylvania in Gambling War

The state of New Jersey has put the gloves on in its fight with neighboring state, Pennsylvania, to protect its troubled gambling industry. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2010

Indian Tribes Oppose Online Gambling in California

PALM SPRINGS - After the California Nations Indian Gaming Association chairman called for unity at the Western Indian Gaming Conference on Wednesday, tribes began to tackle the complicated issue of

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/14/2010

Missouri Urges Congress to Lift Ban on Sports Betting

A resolution in the Missouri House asking the US Congress to lift PASPA, proposed by Reps. Grill & Colona, both Democrats:

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Submitted by Guest on, Jan/14/2010

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

Jon Kyl Holding Up Appointments for US Treasury

Online gambling foe Jon Kyl is reportedly making things very difficult on the US Treasury by holding up appointments for officials in key

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/12/2010

BCS Game: Profits, Exploitation, Government Take Over?

Many a Gambling911.com reader will be tuned into the BCS Championship 2010 game Thursday night.  A large number of you will be betting on the title game.   The BCS Championship is all about mone

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/06/2010

AP: PA Table Games Bill in Review

(Associated Press) - Elements of the table games bill that passed the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday and awaits House action:

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2010

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

South Carolina: Poker May No Longer Be Game Of Skill

The Poker Players Alliance praised a South Carolina court for recognizing poker as a game of skill earlier this year.  Nevertheless, five players -- Michael Williamson, Scott Richards, Bob Chiment

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/31/2009

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

Poker Will be Dead in Great Britain in 2010?

No more poker in 2010 in Great Britain.

That's the suggestion made by Victoria Coren of the Guardian Newspaper as part of her predictions for the year 2010.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/30/2009

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.