Business & Financial

Ho No! The Stanley Ho Family Saga Continues

89-year-old Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho filed a new lawsuit against various family members on Wednesday in an effort to keep control of his vast business empire.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/16/2011

Last Chance Sports Book at Border Closes Down

By T.B. Beaudeau | San Diego Reader

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2011

Greg Raymer No Longer With PokerStars

2004 World Series of Poker champion Greg “FossilMan” Raymer has confirmed rumors that he parted ways with the world’s largest online poker room, PokerStars.com. 

Few details were offered related to the decision that Rayer, whose moniker comes from his love of collecting fossils, confirmed on the TwoPlusTwo.com website.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/13/2011

Aussie James Packer Riding Wave Of Success

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/11/2011

Nevada Gambling Revenue Rises, Atlantic City Falls

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/10/2011

Playtech Gains After Report of Talks With Ladbrokes

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2011

New Jersey Loses Out On $87.5 Million

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2011

DoylesRoom.com Helps Boost Yatahay Profile With 150 Percent Growth

DoylesRoom.com hopes to find a permanent home with the Yatahay Poker Network and the later most certainly will do everything in their power to make sure Doyles sticks around. 

For Doylesroom.com, this is the popular online poker room’s 4th home in five years.  Two previous networks pulled out of the US market while a third could not sustain Doyles growth.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/08/2011

$87.5 Million Bet On This Year’s Super Bowl in Las Vegas

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/08/2011

Some Vegas Sportsbooks Saved by Last Minute Steelers Surge

Some Las Vegas sportsbooks like The M, The Venetian, Hard Rock and Tropicana made out well this Super Bowl. 

“We took a ton of Steeler moneyline bets,” Sportsbook Director Mike Colbert told the Las Vegas Sun. “I expected Steeler money to come in today and it did. It was a lot more than I expected. We really tried to balance the book, but it just so happened that the Packers were much better for us.”

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2011

Steve Wynn Macau Junket Spooks Investors

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/07/2011

888 Holdings Q4 Revenues Beat Expectations

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/07/2011

Online Poker Traffic Falls Off 2.5 Percent This Week: Could Get Worse

With the troubles at the world’s two largest online poker rooms, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, continuing this week, traffic across the board has dropped 2.5 percent. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/01/2011

Is Greg "Fossilman" Raymer Extinct From PokerStars?

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/01/2011

Gambling Domain Names No Longer a Hot Commodity It Seems

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/01/2011

Nevada Casinos Lose $3.4 Billion This Past Year

LAS VEGAS — (Associated Press) - Nevada gambling regulators say the state's largest casinos lost $3.4 billion during the fiscal year that ended last June 30.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2011

Year of the Rabbit Could Bring Record Numbers of People to Las Vegas

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/29/2011

Breaking News: DoylesRoom.com Moves to Yatahay Poker Network

DoylesRoom.com announced Friday afternoon it will be moving off the Cake Network to the Yatahay Poker Network effective immediately. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/28/2011

Boyfriend of Disney Employee Traded “Insider Info” to Support Gambling Habit

The boyfriend of an ex-Disney employee was sentenced to two years and three months for trying to sell access to Mickey Mouse’s financial secrets.

Prosecutors contend that Yonni Sebbag, the boyfriend of former Walt Disney Co. administrative assistant Bonnie Hoxie, contacted dozens of hedge funds and investment companies in an effort to sell “insider trading secrets” as a means of supporting his gambling addiction.

The FBI was alerted upon learning that Sebbag offered $15,000 for the information. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/28/2011

Bwin Investors Approve PartyGaming Tie-Up

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/28/2011

Four Wives, Seventeen Children Involved in Ho Debacle

Just one day after announcing publicly that all was good in his family, the 89-year-old Macau casino magnate, Stanley Ho has filed suit claiming he got a raw deal.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/28/2011

Breaking News

Doyle Brunson: 'I Turned Down $230 Million Offer for DoylesRoom.com

Over a decade again, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson claims he turned down a $230 million offer for his namesake online poker room, DoylesRoom.com. 

Women’s Bobsleigh Odds to Win the Gold

Women’s Bobsleigh Odds to Win the Gold

"I was a little tentative in my first run, and in my second run I really came out and attacked the track," Meyers Taylor said of her second place finish after Runs 1 and 2 of the Women's Bobsled.

2018 Winter Olympics Team Pursuit Odds to Win Gold

2018 Winter Olympics Team Pursuit Odds to Win Gold

2018 Winter Olympics Team Pursuit odds to win the gold had Japan at 31/20 in the Women's compeition and the Netherlands at 1/2 in the Men's.