Business & Financial

Australian Casino And Gambling News - 22nd September 2010

 

A huge week for Australian casino and gambling news. We're got the Betfair float, Crown Casino king James Packer training on the Bondi Beach to Bronte walk, casino tourism tie ins, casino lovers VS casino haters, casino gossip, lifestyle updates and more. Media Man and Gambling911 voyage down under, from 'Sin City' Sydney, Bondi Beach, Melbourne, Tasmania tigers, Kiwis, dolphins and super whales, we've got it all for the loyal and vast audience...

Crown Casino King James Packer Spotted Power Walking Bondi Beach To Bronte Walk...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2010

Australian Casino Wars: Gold Coast MP Behind Jupiters Casino

 

The Australian casino wars show no sign of slowing down and keep taking off in new tangents with political 'art of war' tactics taking hold on the Gold Coast. The tourism, employment and supporting big business card is being played out, something competitor Crown Casino did to T, while the casino haters also ramp up their campaigns. Media Man and Gambling911 play 'Casino Jack' as we ride the wave into Surfers' Paradise with a tidal wave of Gold Coast fodder for the loyal and vast audience...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2010

PartyGaming Gets Hosed By US Government

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2010

Betfair Confirms $2.3 Billion IPO

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2010

Sportingbet Shares React Positively To Settlement News

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2010

Unemployment Rate At Record 14.4 Percent …. In Nevada

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/20/2010

Online Gambling Group Sportingbet Settles With US Government for $33 Mil

 

One of Europe’s largest online gambling firms, Sportingbet, has settled with the US Government, agreeing to forfeit $33 million. 

Sportingbet was represented by the successful Barry and Stuart Slotnick father and son tandem, who managed to get a settlement much less than what was originally anticipated.  Barry Slotnick is perhaps best known for his obtaining an acquittal of New York City resident Bernard Goetz on attempted murder and assault charges related to his shooting of four would-be muggers on a subway train in 1984.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/20/2010

About Wall Street Bookies and ESPN Gambling Columns

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/20/2010

$8 Million Class Action Suit Entered Against Harrah’s

 

Beginning Monday (September 20, 2010), approximately 350,000 people will receive a court-ordered notice advising them that they are class members in a class action lawsuit against Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. for violations of New Jersey advertising laws with 80,000 of them being advised that they have been awarded $100 each. The remaining class members will be advised that they may be entitled to relief if they suffered damages from Harrah's violations.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/20/2010

William Hill Wants To Buy The Tote

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/20/2010

Atlantic City Could Get Boost With HBO Series Boardwalk Empire

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2010

Football Lines Service Company Don Best Joins Gambling911 Family

 

The world’s foremost football lines service company, Don Best, will be joining the Gambling911.com family, it was announced on Thursday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2010

Bet365 Closes in on Betfair

 

Bet365 continued to increase its traffic this week and was closing in on number one Betfair. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2010

Goldwater Bank Agrees to Forfeiture in PokerStars Matter

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2010

Weekly Online Poker Traffic Up 5.2 Percent

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2010

Betfair Floatation More Trouble Than Its Worth?

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/14/2010

DoylesRoom.com Strengthens Partnership with Cake Poker Network

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/14/2010

Churchill Downs Agrees to Purchase Miss. Casino

 

By BRUCE SCHREINER (AP)

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2010

Betting on NFL …. Customer Service

 

When it comes to betting on the NFL football online, customer service becomes key, especially in this competitive environment. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2010

England See 40 Percent Rise in Online Gambling Activity Past Year

 

The Brits love to gamble and this is evident in the dramatic increase in online gambling activity over the past year with a rise of 40 percent.

A study conducted by the Nielsen Group reveals that an additional 3.2 million people logged onto Internet gambling websites during the last year compared to 2.2 million who accessed social media websites such as Facebook and its rivals. 

Online poker sites were among the most successful, with PartyPoker registering an additional 870,000 visitors last year, up 174 percent. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2010

Cake Poker to Host First US-Based Tribal Online Poker Room

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2010

PokerStars Was Born On 9/11

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/12/2010

Australian Casino Wars: Casino Strike Action!

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2010

Bet365 Is Killing It

 

BetRankings.com placed Bet365.com as the number two most trafficked sports betting site in Europe.  Oddschecker.com this week said they were numero uno.  No matter which way you cut it, Bet365.com is faring mighty well in the world of online bookmakers, better than both Ladbrokes and William Hill, the number one and two biggest UK bookie firms, respectively. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/09/2010

Donald Trump to Buy Ground Zero Mosque Property in Cash Deal?

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/09/2010

Online Sportsbooks Betfair, Bet365, William Hill Remain On Top World Rankings