There are plenty of nations in the world that make gambling illegal, the vast majority of Muslim majority countries among them.
The current economic downturn seems to be having an adverse effect on every industry whether legitimate or not-so-legitimate. Case in point: The Japanese Mafia is being hurt by the recession.
Two men and a woman linked to the Rebels outlaw bikie gang have been charged over a brawl at a Sydney casino, police say.
It was only last year that professional poker player, Ernest Scherer Jr., 60, and his wife, Charlene Abendroth, 57, were found brutally slain in their Pleasanton, California home. The couple were
Police were called to Star City at Pyrmont early this morning after reports of a fight between two groups.
By KITTY CAPARELLA Philadelphia Daily News
That's right, you can now bet on former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich or "Blago" as many call him for short.
Blagojevich was arrested on a number of federal corruption charges December 9, 2008 including attempting to sell Barack Obama's vacated United States Senate seat to the highest bidder. Ultimately, he appointed fellow Democrat and former state attorney Roland Burris on New Year's Eve 2008. After months of investigation and embarrassment in the media, "Blago" was indicted this month.
International financier and Antigua's biggest banker, Allen Stanford, said in an interview Monday that he anticipates being indicted within the next two weeks. Stanford cried, denied and threaten
It seems these days, whenever professional poker player Amarillo Slim is in the news, it's usually not for something good.
With BetonSports former CEO, David Carruthers, pleading guilty Wednesday in what the U.S.
David Carruthers, former BetonSports chief executive, pled guilty to Count
One of the third superseding indictment in a St. Louis, Mo., court today.
Mr. Carruthers agreed to not appeal provided that the sentence doesn't exceed 33 months, which is under the terms of the agreement, as well as to not engage in United States-facing offshore gambling businesses during the time of supervised release or thereafter.
Sentencing has been set for Friday, Oct. 2.
News began leaking out over the past several days of websites appearing as part of a 2000 plus "blacklist" aimed at blocking out child pornography and beastiality: Among them, online poke
Arrested for DUI just two weeks ago which prompted poker pro Layne Flack to miss his appearance on NBC's National Head's Up Poker Championship, he's now playing in the World Poker Tour Bay 101. T
The recent news involving Lindsay Lohan earmarks a long season of celeb busts, run-ins with the law, and general turmoil in Hollywood.
In a shocking new development, Italy has refused to extradite the wife of murdered online gambling executive, Adam Anhang.
It's home to some of the biggest online gambling companies in the world, including PartyGaming. Now Gibraltar is being reviewed for its apparent connection to swindler Bernie Madoff.
A paroled murderer in Australia killed again, this time a 78-year old woman. The motive: He blew his grocery money on the pokies, court documents heard.
Bookmakers, employees...and yes, tourists....beware. Credit card fraud is a very serious problem in the world's epicenter of online gambling.
Reports surfaced on Monday that federal prosecutors were investigating Alabama Attorney General, Troy King, along with his possible connections to gambling.
King apparently has threatened to shut down some electronic bingo operations while allowing others to stay in business. He claims to oppose gambling but believes that "some electronic gambling machines are allowed under constitutional amendments that authorized the bingo operations."
Poker player Layne Flack, scheduled to participate in this past weekend's National Heads-Up Poker Championship, was arrested on Friday morning and replaced by David Oppenheimer last minute.
News that a robber had dropped bank notes after fleeing the scene at a Glasgow William Hill bookmaking shop had citizens flocking to find the cash.
Professional poker player Layne Flack issued a statement Saturday confirming he had been arrested in Las Vegas during the early morning hours Friday for speeding, but Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/07/2009
It's no secret that the drug violence in Mexico has gotten completely out of control.
Mexico's rampant drug violence has put the issue of safety front and center for would-be vacationers, and put the country's publicity-sensitive tourism promoters on the defensive. Tens of thousands of foreign visitors are expected to hit Mexican beaches such as Cancun for spring break, which lasts through April.
A Wellington, Florida, man, John Stewart Taylor, 37, has been arrested and held on $25,000 bail for stalking NFL sideline reporter, Lindsay Soto.
Taylor, who was already in jail for a probation violation, was slapped with the charge after NFL Network officials contacted the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office about a "large amount" of obscene messages left on Soto's voicemail.
He left a whopping 300 messages.
As first reported by the Daily Mail on Thursday, Chelsea football star, Ashley Cole, has been arrested for a drunken confrontation with police during the overnight hours in West London.
Sources told the paper that Cole had repeatedly swore at a photographer then started abusing police after emerging from the Collection nightclub in Brompton. Police brought Cole to the station to "sober up".
Once he did so, Cole apologized for the incident after being released around 5:30 am.
(Associated Press) A nine-month investigation led to the arrest last Thursday of a Lafayette bar owner and former ice hockey player on charges including money laundering, racketeering, computer fraud and felony theft, state authorities said.
The online poker pro who has been charged in the brutal murder of his own parents has asked Alameda County Superior Court Judge Robert McGuiness for a public defender, stating that he was yet to hi
A professional poker player suspected of killing his mother and poker pro father last year in California has been arrested and charged in the slayings.
Prosecutors argued man hatched the kidnapping plot to pay for a gambling habit