Politics

Internet Gambling: European Firms Should Gain Access to US Again

Continuing my lengthy conversation with iMEGA chief, Joe Brennan, Jr., I asked about the potential for European Internet gambling firms, the likes of Paddy Power, William Hill, Ladbrokes, etc.., to

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jun/30/2009

Goodbye Guy, Hello Obama? Goodbye Full Tilt Poker

Guy Laliberte, founder of billion dollar entertainment company Cirque du Soleil has disappeared off the Full Tilt radar.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2009

Governor Steve Beshear Fails The People of Kentucky

Kentucky Governor, Steve Beshear, ran for governor in 2007 on a promise to supplement Kentucky's horse industry with money generated from an expansion of gambling.  So far he is 0-2.

Kentucky's fierce debate over whether to legalize video gambling at horse racing tracks may have fizzled in the Senate earlier this week, but its political fallout will likely radiate into the 2010 legislative elections, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/26/2009

Odds on Governor Mark Sanford Resigning

The Fate of South Carolina Governor's Political Career is called Into Question and Bookies are Taking Bets

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2009

Wayne Allyn Root to Appear on Various News Outlets

Las Vegas, NV-Tuesday June 23, 2009--Libertarian 2008 Vice Presidential candidate Wayne Allyn Root appeared on "Cavuto" with host Neil Cavuto on FOX Business Network on Monday afternoon.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2009

Kentucky Asks for More Time in Online Gambling Case

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has asked an Appeals Court for more time to respond in a highly publicized case concerning its failed attempt to seize 141 online gambling domains.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/19/2009

Gordon Brown Betting Odds Still Posted

Ireland's largest online bookmaker, Paddy Power, believes U.K. Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, will remain in his current role until March 2010. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/14/2009

New Jersey, Governor Corzine and Sports Betting a Hot Topic

One of the hottest discussions from this past week (and surely heading into this week) is the decision by New Jersey's Governor Jon Corzine to jump on the bandwagon to legalize sports betting in th

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/08/2009

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

Wayne Root on Neil Cavuto

Syndicated national radio talk show host and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee Wayne Allyn Root will appear on "Your World with Neil Cavuto" today at 4:30 PM EST/1:30 PM PST on F

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/05/2009

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

Susan Boyle Had Anxiety Attack: Will Sing for Obama

Initial reports had Britain's Got Talent runner up, Susan Doyle, suffering from either a nervous breakdown or what was coined as "exhaustion".  By Wednesday, we were learning that the 48

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Jun/03/2009

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

Ron Paul Gets Seduced by Sasha Cohen in Bruno Flick

The latest Sasha Cohen film, Bruno, could potentially become the summer's biggest comedy hit.  The movie features a cameo appearance by none other than Republican Texas Congressman, Ron Paul.  Co

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/01/2009

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

Frank Depford: US Stop Two Faced Approach to Sports Betting

Frank Depford of National Public Radio (NPR) is calling out the US for what he says is a "two faced approach to sports betting".

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

Australia Website Blacklist to be Reviewed: Includes Online Poker Sites

A controversial push to block several thousand websites in Australia continues as the federal government there insists on playing "Big Brother", this despite the resulting uproar from Aus

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/26/2009

Opposition to Sports Betting in Delaware About Money, Not Ethics

What a shocker, a columnist for the Prescott Daily Courier is calling out those who oppose legalized sports betting in Delaware, suggesting its all about money and nothing to do with ethics as thes

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/23/2009

Court Weighs in on Delaware Sports Betting Legislation

DOVER, Del.

Submitted by Guest on, May/21/2009

Kentucky Governor Wants Expanded Casino Gambling at Tracks

Officials from Churchill, Keeneland, Turfway Park and three smaller Kentucky tracks joined forces Wednesday in an effort to get state lawmakers support for approving expanded gambling. 

"For a $4 billion industry and 100,000 jobs on the line, the Kentucky legislature has got to step up and find a way to make this work for us and give us a chance to be competitive," Ellis Park owner Ron Geary said.  

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/21/2009

Delaware Governor Speaks About Sports Betting

Delaware Governor Jack Markell spoke on a Sports Illustrated web telecast Tuesday regarding his decision to support legalized sports betting in his state.

Delaware becomes the only state east of the Mississippi River to allow betting on sports after the governor signed the legislation with Markell signing the bill into law this past Thursday. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/19/2009

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

New Jersey Governor John Corzine Could Jump on Sports Betting Wagon

As Gambling911.com reported last week, New Jersey Governor John Corzine appears to be more "over the fence" than "on the fence" when it comes to legalized online sports betting

Submitted by C Costigan 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

New Jersey vs. Delaware in Race for Sports Betting

Neighboring states New Jersey and Delaware are racing to legalize sports betting with New Jersey focusing more on the Web element, enhanced through its teaming up with the powerful trade organizati

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/15/2009

Delaware and Sports Betting Featured on ESPN

New Delaware Governor, Jack Markell, is making huge national waves in its attempt to legalize sports betting in the state.  ESPN interviewed Markell about the hot button issue.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/13/2009

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