Politics

Antigua Online Gambling Issues Still in Limbo

According to a report Thursday in the Antigua Sun, the island nation of Antigua is seeking a compromise with the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/29/2009

Online Gambling Nemesis Jon Kyl Won’t Support Timothy Geithner

Some call him "Enemy Number One" to the online gambling sector.  In fact, Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl probably considers that a compliment.  Kyl, who helped push through legislat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2009

Eric Holder Nomination Held Up Another Week

It was somewhat unexpected but the nomination for Attorney General, Eric Holder, will be put on hold for at least another week Gambling911.com has learned.

Senate Republicans forced the Judiciary Committee to delay a vote on Eric Holder due to lingering doubts over Holder's role in the 2001 pardon of fugitive financier Marc Rich.  There was an apparent confrontation between Holder and a Republican Senator.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/21/2009

Inauguration Betting Mostly Offered to Non US Citizens

If you were looking to place those all important Inauguration bets, move to Europe!  That's because few if any of the online gambling websites catering to US citizens are actually offering Barack

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/19/2009

Eric Holder Likely to be Nominated as Attorney General

Concerns of Eric Holder becoming the next Attorney General have gripped the online gambling sector over this past weekend following Holder's affirmation that he will continue to enforce prohibition

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/19/2009

Stimulus Package Proposal From Former US VP Candidate Wayne Root

As we reach the big day of President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration, it would seem like an ideal time to talk about the greatest challenge facing his new administration- the triple whammy of eco

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2009

Attorney General Nominee Eric Holder NFL Past Comes Into Spotlight

ESPN filed a report this weekend that Attorney General nominee, Eric Holder, could come under fire due to his NFL past.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/18/2009

Freedom to Play Poker Online: Obama Will Take Notice

A suggestion to Barack Obama to "let online poker players in the United States play legally and without fear of prosecution" that

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2009

Obama Inauguration Betting: Yes It’s Available

The odds of Abraham Lincoln getting the first presidential shout-out are 10-11 according to online gambling website BetUS.com.  FDR is

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/13/2009

Caroline Kennedy to fill Clinton's Senate Seat Say Gamblers

84 percent of the betting public believes that Caroline Kennedy will be named to fill Hillary Clinton's New York State Senate seat.  According to the action taken at online gambling exchange,

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/12/2009

Wayne Root Tells Gambling911 of His Future Plans

As reported by Gambling911.com on Friday, former US Vice Presidential candidate Wayne Root shut down his sports service call center this past week. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Nancy Pelosi’s BCS BS

So the US economy is going to Hell in a hand basket...Is that any reason for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold session Thursday afternoon for those members from Oklahoma and Florida looking to rus

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/07/2009

Republicans Head to Vegas for Obama’s Inauguration

Sure we know that President Elect Barack Obama's inauguration will be held in Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/07/2009

Ron Paul on Government and Fraud

Texas Congressman, one time US Presidential candidate and an advocate for the online gambling industry, Ron Paul, recently wrote about the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme and how the US Government runs

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/25/2008

Blagojevich Once Worked as a Bookie Claims Informant

Did disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich really work as a bookie?  That's what one informant is telling authorities.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2008

Annie Duke: Jon Kyl Could Have Become Attorney General

In Part Two of Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent Jenny Woo's sit down interview with Annie Duke, the poker pro reveals why she feels it was so important for the industry to elect Barack Obama in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/17/2008

Poker Part of Illinois Governor Scandal

Once again, the game of poker has shown itself to be a vital part of American life by being connected to a big story in the news.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/14/2008

Jesse Jackson Jr. Going Down? What Are The Odds?

With Thursday's revelations that Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/11/2008

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Talks Illinois Governor Scandal on Fox

Wayne Root will denounce the $15 Billion bailout of the auto industry and he'll be talking about the Illinois governor corruption scandal. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/10/2008

We Don’t Need Any Bailouts Says Former House Majority Leader

In an exclusive interview with Gambling911.com's own Jenny Woo, former Republican House Majority Leader, Dick Armey, said he was completely against any bailout for Wall Street, the banks, the auto

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/08/2008

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey Has Ass Named Jenny Woo

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, this weekend had an opportunity to sit down with former Republican House majority leader, Dick Armey.  The two discussed "freedom of the Inter

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2008

Obama Nationalization Controversy Has Little Affect on Odds

Oddsmakers at Ireland's leading bookmaker, Paddy Power, have been listing odds on a Barack Obama impeachment or re

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/05/2008

Obama Good For The Internet? Some Have Their Doubts

The Barack Obama administration has outlined some of its policies following January's inauguation at Change.gov That site offers a pledge to protect the Internet from censorship and government inte

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

Everybody Wants Sarah Palin…. But Alaska Must Come First

The +350 favorite to be named the Republican nominee for President of the United States in 2012 (see

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/23/2008

Professional Poker Player Boris Becker Dumped Via Text

Sparky Collins, everyone's favorite Cuban transgender reporter can barely get those big manly fingers around the keys of his cell phone to text. 

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/21/2008

Same Sex Marriage: You Can Now Bet On It

Same sex marriage is a hot topic, not just in the United States but around the world as well.  In Ireland, you can actually bet on whether that country will legalize same sex marriages before 2015

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Denies He’s a Racist For McCain Vote

The Texas Dolly, poker legend Doyle Brunson, has had to fight off allegations that he is a racist after publicly proclaiming he voted for Republican John McCain in this month's US Presidential Elec

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/18/2008

Joe The Plumber Bummer: Thumbs Nose at Global Gaming Expo

You can hear the collective sobs from organizers and attendees of the 2008 Global Gaming Expo as news broke this weekend that everyone's favorite plumber (or make that, most annoying

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2008

Obama First Puppy Name Odds Still Offered

What will the Obama's name their first puppy?

George!

That is the favorite as posted by the fine folks at Paddy Power, who may have been slamming down those Guinesses once again.  The idea that the Obama's would name their puppy after George W. Bush seems sort of off the wall if you ask us.  Then again, maybe they are thinking in terms of our first President, George Washington.  After all, Washington is listed with 10-1 odds.  To make things stranger, Denzel is given 12-1 odds.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/16/2008

Hillary Clinton Could Become Obama’s Secretary of State

Odds on Hillary Clinton become President-Elect Barack Obama's Secretary of State were long at   

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/13/2008

Breaking News

Can I Bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest From My State?

Can I Bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest From My State?

You can bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest from just about every U.S. state courtesy of BetUS.

Adesanya vs. Pereira and Volk vs. Oliveira Fight Odds Released

Oddsmakers believe that Alex Pereira is up next for Adesanya with Pereira a slight +140 underdog.  Adesanya comes in at -160.  He was a -180 favorite Saturday night.

Where Can I Bet Sports From North Carolina Online?

Where Can I Bet Sports From North Carolina Online?

With news that a push to legalize mobile sports in North Carolina had officially failed on July 2, Tar Heel State residents need not fear. Sites such as NitroBetting, operating offshore, now allow individuals to place bets by simply providing their emails.