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Australian Gambling's Dark Side: Drugs, Child Neglect

Queensland: Casino Child Laws Under Microscope...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/03/2011

Gambling Senator Says “No” to Gambling Expansion

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/02/2011

Aussie Gambling Firms Push Via Sports Broadcasts

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/02/2011

Macau Gambling Revenue up 48 Percent in Month of March

(Reuters) - Casino revenue in Macau, the world's biggest gaming market, rose 48 percent in March to 20.1 billion patacas ($2.51 billion), the Macau government said on Friday.

Macau's casino industry is booming on robust demand from gamblers from mainland China, who account for the bulk of the territory's visitors. The former Portuguese enclave is the only place in China where mainland Chinese can legally gamble.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/01/2011

Online Gambling News: Web Gambling Odds in Iowa Long but not out

Backers of a measure to legalize Internet gambling in the state of Iowa haven’t quite given up hope after the proposal failed to move through the legislature several days ago.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/30/2011

In Australia Do Gambling And Politics Mix? Volatile Cocktail

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/29/2011

Brendan Fevola Can’t Kick His Gambling Addiction

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/28/2011

Australian Casinos And Sports Use Celeb Push Of Gambling

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/27/2011

Judge Threatens Prosecutors in Alabama Gambling Case


Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2011

Gambling Business: James Packer Won’t Pursue Vegas Again

The sharp as a sharks tooth James Packer has dismissed a return to the the embattled and politically red hot American gaming market. At least, for the near future, but never say never.

The likable executive chairman of Crown Limited issued the statement in the hard to forget aftermath of the firms horrendous AU$3 billion (US$2.99 billion) expansion into the United States before the global financial crisis. You know, the one that George W's leadership saw in, and the same one that Barack Omama inherited.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/22/2011

US State Online Gambling News: Jim Kasper Is Back (Sort of)

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/22/2011

Aussie One Armed Bandits The New Big Brother

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/21/2011

Iowa Governor Inclined to Support Online Poker Legislation in His State

DES MOINES, Iowa — (Associated Press) - Gov. Terry Branstad says he was willing to consider a measure being debated in the Legislature that would legalize Internet poker games.

Speaking at a news conference Monday, Branstad told reporters he would need to learn more about the proposal if it cleared the Legislature and reached his desk. But Branstad says many Iowans already play illegal poker games on the Internet from sites based outside the country.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/21/2011

PokerStars Goes All-In Nevada: Obstacles Are Great

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/21/2011

Poker Players Alliance Against Iowa Internet Poker Bill

As Iowa races to become the first state to legalize Internet poker, one grassroots organization has other ideas.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/19/2011

Holland to Allow Online Gambling: Will Begin Licensing Process

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/19/2011’s Media Man Greg Tingle Targeted By Crim

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/11/2011

Ho Family Reaches Settlement Over Macau Gambling Empire

A weeks long feud over the Macau gambling empire of billionaire tycoon Stanley Ho has come to an end, at least for now.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/10/2011

Cyprus Cabinet Approves Draft Bill Banning Online Gambling

The Associated Press (CP) – NICOSIA, Cyprus — The Cyprus cabinet has approved a draft bill banning all online gambling.

Deputy government spokesman Christos Christofides said on Tuesday that the bill — which still needs legislative approval — will eliminate unclear provisions under the existing law which have turned a mushrooming online gambling business on the island into "a social wound."

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/09/2011

New Jersey Sports Betting Lawsuit Dismissed

A lawsuit filed by State Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) asking for an overturn of a federal ban on sports wagering in New Jersey, has been dismissed.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2011

Florida Next to Legalize Online Poker

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2011

Breaking News

Adam Friedman Defeats Phil Hellmuth to Win WSOP $10k Dealer's Choice for Third Straight Year ($248,350)

Adam Friedman Defeats Phil Hellmuth to Win WSOP $10k Dealer's Choice for Third Straight Year ($248,350)

Bracelet number 17 was not meant to least not yet.   Phil Hellmuth, the record 16 World Series of Poker bracelet winner, was taken down by Adam Friedman Wednesday night in the Dealer's Choice Championship.

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin climbed to a record high on Wednesday, and the first U.S. bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) built on gains after a solid debut on Tuesday.

The Sunday Special Pot Limit Omaha at America's Card Room

Pot Limit Omaha gets some much-deserved attention at America's Cardroom with the weekly Sunday Special PLO at 2:30pm ET.