Crime

Poker Pro Arrested in Murder of Parents

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.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/26/2009

Underbelly Series to Continue Says Channel Nine Exec

In its second season, Australia's Underbelly franchise has witnessed massive viewership.  More than 2 million people tune in nightly.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/22/2009

Bodog Faces Civil Contempt Charges in Las Vegas Court

March 5, 2009, exactly 11 years to the date that 21 online gambling operators were indicted for violation of an obscure 1963 "Wire Act" and it is this day that Bodog officers will need to

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2009

James Packer Macau Casinos Mentioned in Bribe Case

Two casinos owned by Australian mogul, James Packer, were mentioned in court documents related to bribery allegations against a former Macau government official, Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/19/2009

Federal Judge Orders Forfeiture of $10 Mil From Bodog

A U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2009

Antigua Freezes Assets in Stanford International Bank

Much as they did when one of the world's largest online gambling firms, BetonSports, shut down under investigation nearly three years ago, the tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua has froze all assets

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/19/2009

Poker Player Daniel Schleben Pleads Guilty in Cocaine Case

Poker pro Daniel "Gomez" Schleben pleaded guilty Wednesday in a Knoxville, Tennessee court to conspiracy to distribute cocaine. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/19/2009

Boxer Jeff Fenech French Mate Speaks Out Over Assault

The long time friend of Australian boxer Jeff Fenech is speaking out over an assault that left him bloodied and missing a tooth at the hands of Fenech.

Peter Mitrevski Sr told the Daily Telegraph he was asked to take the fall for a diamond deal involving the former champion - and was king-hit when he refused to co-operate.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/18/2009

Allen Stanford Fraud Case Could Mar Online Gambling Hub

The tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua has done most things right.  They have cooperated with other international governments in order to ensure their banks were in compliance as a means of cracking

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2009

Pacman Jones, Michael Vick Odds Now Offered at BetUS

Adam Pacman Jones' career in the NFL has been marred by criminal activity and Michael Vick's well publicized involvement in a dog fighting ring landed him in jail for a lengthy sentence and loss of

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2009

Poker Pro Among Those Arrested in Michael Phelps Bong Case

Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Michael Phelps, may have gotten off easy following the now infamous "bong smoking" photo.  He just lost a precious endorsement deal with Kellogg but others

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/16/2009

Stabbing Suspect is Sister of Poker Pro

A Montana woman who was arrested for stabbing a man is the sister of professional poker player Jesse Petrakis, PokerHelper.com has learned exclusively.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/16/2009

Law Enforcement Probe Online Poker Room

An American online poker room that went out of business last year is being investigated by police.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/13/2009

8 Arrests Made in Michael Phelps Bong Case

The notorious bong Olympian gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps was photographed smoking has been found and 8 were arrested in an investigation by the Richard County Sheriff's Department.  Phelps hi

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2009

Bernard Madoff Scammed Professional Poker Player

A professional poker player who is in the Poker Hall of Fame is among the thousands of investors who were scammed out of money by con man financial manager Bernard Madoff.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/10/2009

South Carolina Will Rule if Poker is a Game of Skill

South Carolina will be the latest state to determine if poker is a game of skill or game of chance.  After victories in Pennsylvania and Colorado, the poker community took it on the chin when a We

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/10/2009

No Predators at This Year’s LA County Sheriff’s Dept Poker Classic

The sheriffs have learned their lesson.

Finally.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/07/2009

Online Casino Affiliates Must Apply Pressure to Grand Prive

Despite tensions between two of the top online casino affiliate organizations, Casino Affiliate Programs and the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association, there is common ground among members related

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2009

Randy Meisner Imposter Still Conning at Super Bowl in Vegas

The infamous Randy Meisner imposter (the real Meisner used to play with the Eagles) is fast losing ground thanks partly to the iPhone/Blackberry and a little help from Gambling911.com.  2009 Wor

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/04/2009

Online Gambling Magnate Arrested in Bangkok

Indian online gambling tycoon, Karan Singh Thakral, has been arrested in Bangkok Thailand.  The man was taken into custody on Wednesday, authorities announced.

Pol Maj-Gen Pongpat said Mr Thakral, 39, was part of the online gambling network focusing mostly on football betting.  The operation is estimated to have took in a turnover of 3.2 billion of baht, equivalent to around US$2.5 billion.

Pol Maj-Gen Pongpat said Mr Thakral had pleaded not guilty to the charge but police had enough evidence from previous arrests to prosecute him.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/04/2009

Michael Phelps Could Face Charges for Bong Pipe Incident

14-time gold medal Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is facing charges following a much publicized incident this past weekend.  Phelps admitte

Poker Pro Harassed by Feds: Suspected of Being Drug Dealer

Professional poker player David Peat says he was rousted at an airport by Federal agents who thought he was a drug dealer because he was carrying a lot of cash.

Peat, of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, earlier this week relayed the harrowing tale at the poker-themed posting forum, www.twoplustwo.com

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/02/2009

More Than 50 Poker Machines Seized in Multi-Cities Raids

Police in both Chicago and New York raided two illegal gambling venues, seizing over 50 poker machines over the weekend.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/01/2009

Poker Mayhem in London as Affiliates Involved in Brawl

The award-winning Novotel London West in Hammersmith, West London, was the scene of a massive brawl late Friday involving members of two different online poker affiliate groups.   Police were cal

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/30/2009

Breaking News: Fight Breaks Out at CAP London

A brawl involving organizers of Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) and the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association has broken out in the London hotel where a CAP affiliate event was taking place.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2009

Super Bowl Betting, Online Poker Illegal in Washington State

It's that time of year again when everyone will be betting on the Super Bowl.....Everyone except those poor souls living up in Washington State.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/29/2009

Robinho Arrested in Sex Assault Shocker

MANCHESTER (AFP) - Manchester City and Brazil striker Robinho has been arrested and bailed over allegations of a serious sexual assault in a nightclub, police said Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/28/2009

Nick Cosmo Gambled Away $370 Mil in Ponzi Scheme

Last week, Gambling911.com was alerted that someone we knew had been burnt for close to $40,000 in an apparent ponzi scheme originating from Long Island, New York.  We learned the individual's nam

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2009

2009 Super Bowl Gambling: Who Will be Arrested First?

Gambling911.com has been reporting on the countless number of betting props for this year's Super Bowl but how about sinking your teeth into this one?  A 2009 Super Bowl gambling prop on which pla

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/27/2009

Breaking News

Would You Like To Know How Bookies Make More Money Online?

Would You Like To Know How Bookies Make More Money Online?

Have you ever wondered how bookies make more money online than offline?

Bookies Shouldn't Get Frustrated if Players Have a Winning Week

Bookies Shouldn't Get Frustrated if Players Have a Winning Week

Now that the NFL season is fully underway gamblers in North America are increasing their volume of bets.

OKCoin, Huobi to Stop Yuan-Denominated Trading by October’s End

The Calvin-Ayred owned CoinGeek.com is reporting that Bitcoin exchanges OKCoin, Huobi will each stop allowing Yuan-Denominated trading come the end of October (2017).