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Nearly Three Quarters of Adults in Britain Gamble

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/05/2011

Assemblyman Hopes to Work With NJ Governor on New Internet Gambling Measure

Following New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to veto a bill that would make NJ the first state to legalize Internet gambling, state democrats spoke out about the decision.

“The reality is that Internet gaming is coming and we need to figure out a way to make it work to benefit Atlantic City casinos,” said Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-Salem). “I hope to work cooperatively on new legislation that ensures New Jersey remains competitive for years to come in all aspects of modern gaming.”

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/03/2011

Cruise Ships Gamble On Western Australia

Here's some unusual news for Australia.  Cruise ships off Western Australia are going to allow gambling.

Ahoy and G'day punters, gaming and casino millionaires, billionaires, legal eagles, law enforcement officials, politicians and everyone else. Today we sail the high seas with cruise ships off Western Australia where gambling is permitted. Media Man http://www.mediamanint.com and Gambling911 with your daily dose of Australian news. 

Cruise Ships In Western Australia Allowed Floating Casinos...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/02/2011

Tingle: Australia Gambling With Legal Eagles And Politics

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/02/2011

Time Ticking in New Jersey as Christie Does not yet Take Action on Internet Gambling Bill

Thursday March 4, 2011 at the stroke of midnight Internet gambling could become legalized in the state of New Jersey.  It would be the first US state to do so. 

Governor Chris Christie has until that time to veto or sign off on a bill that could bring a much needed $28 million – if not more – to his state yearly.  It’s not just the millions of dollars, it’s the many new jobs that will ultimately be created.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/01/2011

Sands Las Vegas Under Investigation for Allegedly Taking Bribes

Shares in Sands Las Vegas were down 7 percent on news that the company is under investigation for allegedly taking bribes in Macau.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/01/2011

Florida Next State to Legalize Online Poker

Assuming New Jersey Governor Chris Christie moves forward and signs a bill legalizing online poker, Florida could be next in line.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/28/2011

Big Week Ahead for Online Gambling Backers in New Jersey

March 4 is the deadline for when New Jersey Governor Chris Christie can either veto or sign a measure into law that would legalize online gambling in the state.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/27/2011

Wisconsin Union Busting Probably Not A Good Bet

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/26/2011

Caesars Posts $196.7 Million Loss as Atlantic City Gambling Revenue Falls

By Beth Jinks

(Bloomberg) - Caesars Entertainment Corp., the world’s biggest casino company, reported a fourth-quarter loss after cost cuts and the acquisition of a Las Vegas casino failed to offset declines in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2011

Sin City Sydney: Darling Habour Gets Star City Rub

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/24/2011

Aussie Pokie Reforms To Cost Australian Clubs 100M Plus

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/22/2011

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 be...at 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.