Politics

Congressman Ron Paul Discusses State Legalization of Online Gambling

Gambling911.com's Senior International Correspondent, Jenny Woo, sat down with Texas Republican Congressman, Ron Paul, this week to discuss the issue of legalized online gambling.  Dr. Paul has been one of the most outspoken supporters of legalized Internet gambling, citing "individual rights" as a primary reason for this platform.   He has even co-sponsored a bill to legalize online gambling with none other than Democrat Barney Frank, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Mar/22/2009

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

Online Gambling Sites Won’t Touch Timothy Geithner Exit Bets

The online gambling industry is doing everything possible to avoid any missteps with the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/20/2009

Betfair Banned: CEO Outraged

Following leakage of an Australian "Ban List", Betfair CEO Andrew Twaits expressed outraged with government officials.  Twaits was unaware that his company's website had been blacklisted

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/19/2009

Did Coach K Slam Dunk Obama?

Media reports circulated on Thursday that Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski (affectionately known as Coach K since nobody knows how to pronounce his name) had blasted President Barack Obama for selecting

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/19/2009

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

Could Full Tilt Poker Buy a Vegas Casino?

Much of the talk over the past few years has related to a Las Vegas casino property such as MGM or Harrah's purchasing an already established online poker firm the likes of

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/11/2009

Gambling News: Barney Frank Goes All In, AGA Goes All Out

Congressman and Chairman of the Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank, is determined to lift a ban on Internet gambling.  That was the top gambling news stor

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2009

Meet Astrid Harbord: Latest Love Interest of Prince Harry

Prince Harry has a new gal pal and she's a dead ringer for his past love interest, Chelsea, not to mention a friend of his brother's girl, Kate Middleton.  Her name is Astrid Harbord and the oddsm

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/07/2009

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

Legalized Sports Betting Would Mean $30.6 Billion for US Economy

There is much talk this week about legalizing online gambling and in particular sports betting, which would account for a $30.6 billion figure as part of a PriceWaterHouseCoopers 2007 industry fore

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/26/2009

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

Jon Kyl Agrees With Barney Frank Regarding Bank Nationalization

Republican Senator Jon Kyl and Democratic House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank remain on opposite sides of the spectrum when it comes to legalizing online gambling.  Kyl calls

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/20/2009

2009 Oscar Predictions From an Oddsmaker Turned VP Nom

Former Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, Wayne Root, is here with his 2009 Oscar predictions for Gambling911.com readers.  Mr.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2009

Republican Senator Jon Kyl Pork: Good for Port Security

In a briefing with several of his colleagues, Republican Arizona Senator Jon Kyl called the Obama Economic Stimulus bill "a stinking, bloated, quivering pile of liberal pork."  Yet amaz

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/16/2009

Economic Stimulus Package: What Would Jesus Do?

If Jesus had passed an economic stimulus package similar to the one President Obama has proposed, we would still be paying for it.  So says 2012 Libertarian Presidential hopeful, Wayne Allyn Root.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/12/2009

Las Vegas Mayor Wants Apology From Obama

Las Vegas' colorful mayor, Oscar Goodman, wants President Barack Obama to apologize for saying that companies shouldn't visit Las Vegas using tax payers money.

"What's a better place, as I say, than for them to come here," Goodman told KLAS-TV. "And to change their mind and to go someplace else and to cancel _ and at the suggestion of the president of the United States _ that's outrageous."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/11/2009

Former VP Candidate Says Welcome to Obama –ville

One person who won't be supporting President Obama's massive economic stimulus package is the former Libertarian VP running mate, Wayne Root. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2009

Australian Censor Celebrates Safer Internet Day 2009

Protect our kids.  Protect our pets.  Protect ourselves from ourselves.   This may be the message that Australia is trying to convey in recent months as some in government atte

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/09/2009

Poker Players Alliance Party for Its Leaders… Members Excluded

Gambling911.com published an article Wednesday suggesting how great it would be for the million plus Poke

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2009

Bad Beat Poker Jackpots Winning Big in Bad Economy

It turns out that in online poker winning really isn't everything.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/05/2009

Poker Players Alliance Party: A Perfect Economic Stimulus

Imagine if you will only 5 percent of the Poker Player Alliance million plus members descending upon Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/03/2009

Barney Frank Agenda Includes Online Gambling

U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat and head of the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/03/2009

Holder Confirmed As Attorney General On 75-21 Vote

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/02/2009

Poker Player Alliance’s Alfonse D'Amato in Gillibrand Controversy

It's the buzz throughout New York State this past weekend.  New York's newly appointed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was introduced Friday and by her side, none other than former New York Senator and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/02/2009

Breaking News

Poker News: Veronica Brill Heats Up Vegas

"Any las Vegas pool parties i should know about this summer?," she asks while donning a cute outfit that is bound to make the boys drool.

Novelty Betting News: Kate McKinnon Bids Farewell to SNL in Alien Cold Opener

One of SNL's greatest talents has boarded the mother ship permanently.

Sports Betting, Events Odds and Previews: EPL and Serie A Titles to Be Decided Today - Here Are Your Odds

Championship races in the Premier League and Serie A will be decided on Sunday, as soccer's top tier conclude their seasons.