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The Bookmaker Does Not Always Win: Favorites Winning Big in Europe

The Bookmaker Does Not Always Win:  Favorites Winning Big in Europe

European football favorites are winning at a 30 percent greater clip than in years past

Submitted by Guest on, May/11/2017

Chicago Mobster Stiffs Feds

A Chicago mobster has stopped paying restitution to the US Government following a tax evasion conviction and now the Government is going after him to the tune of $130,000.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/11/2017

Mike Rogers to Be Named Next FBI Director: What are the Odds?

Mike Rogers to Be Named Next FBI Director: What are the Odds?

Former Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence the early 6-1 favorite.

Submitted by Guest on, May/11/2017

‘The Rock’ Dwayne Johnson for President 2020? Oddsmakers Price Him at 80-1

‘The Rock’ Dwayne Johnson for President 2020?  Oddsmakers Price Him at 80-1

“We’ll have three days off for a weekend!” or “No taxes!” says Johnson, whose endorsement has been sought by both parties

Submitted by Guest on, May/11/2017

Pay Per Head Same Day Setup

Companies the likes of PremierPerHead.com Pay Per Head offer same day setup in as little as 15 minutes.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/10/2017

Match.com Gambling Fiend Avoids Jail Time: Lured Unsuspecting Victims

Match.com Gambling Fiend Avoids Jail Time: Lured Unsuspecting Victims

A man who used a popular dating website to lure in victims and get them to pay his mounting gambling debts has narrowly avoided jail time.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2017

80-Year Old Woman Avoids Jail Time After Stealing $23K to Gamble

80-Year Old Woman Avoids Jail Time After Stealing $23K to Gamble

An 80-year-old Everett woman has avoided jail time but must pay back $23,000 she stole from her ailing neighbor.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2017

VR’s Coming to the Casino Industry

VR’s Coming to the Casino Industry

The casino industry is enjoying quite a boom right now. Mobile technology and the rise of the smartphone and tablet now let gamblers play when and where they want. App-based casinos are encouraging this new trend of mobile gambling.

Submitted by Payton on, May/10/2017

Brunson Son Buys Popular Vegas Deli

Brunson Son Buys Popular Vegas Deli

The son of poker legend Doyle Brunson has bought the popular Las Vegas deli, Roma Deli & Restaurant, located in the city’s Chinatown district.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2017

Paddy Power Acquires Daily Fantasy Sports Operator Draft

Paddy Power Acquires Daily Fantasy Sports Operator Draft

The largest sports betting firm, Dublin-based Paddy Power, has acquired Daily Fantasy Sports operator Draft.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2017

Gambling Ad Banned for Objectifying Women

Gambling Ad Banned for Objectifying Women

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has banned an ad put out by the Bear Group for what it says “objectifies women”.

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2017

Trump Taj Mahal Sells for 4 Cents on the Dollar

Trump Taj Mahal Sells for 4 Cents on the Dollar

Donald Trump wrote “The Art Of The Deal,” but it was Florida’s Seminole Indians who made a truly amazing deal to buy the Taj

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2017

Can I Bet Online at Xpressbet From California?

Can I Bet Online at Xpressbet From California?

You can bet online at Xpressbet from California but will need to provide your social security number in order to do so. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2017

Global Gaming Expo Named One of Top 25 Fastest-Growing Shows in Attendance

G2E 2016 was one of the show’s biggest years to date, experiencing a 6 percent increase in attendee registration

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2017

Surveillance Released: Mobster Angelo Musitano Gunned Down in Brazen Daylight Hit

Surveillance Released: Mobster Angelo Musitano Gunned Down in Brazen Daylight Hit

Friends of slain victim stunned, say he had found God

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2017

Crown Pulls Out of $1.34 Bil Macau Deal

Crown Pulls Out of $1.34 Billion Macau Deal

Quits the major gambling destination after struggles including last year's detention of 15 employees by Chinese authorities.

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2017

Bitcoin Hits $1600 for First Time: Could Reach $4000

Bitcoin Hits $1600 for First Time: Could Reach $4000

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin has seen its price shoot up to $1600 on Monday trading, the highest it has ever been.

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2017

The Kentucky Derby: One Day When Sports Gambling is Glamorous, Sophisticated

The Kentucky Derby: One Day When Sports Gambling is Glamorous, Sophisticated

Several media outlets spent the weekend in Louisville obsessing about celebrities, goofy hats, and mint juleps.... but what hypocrisy!

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2017

How to Start a Sports Betting Company: Easy as 1-2-3

How to Start a Sports Betting Company:  Easy as 1-2-3

There has never been an easier time to start a sports betting company online.

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2017

PKR Poker Shuts Down: Customer Payouts Frozen

PKR Poker Shuts Down: Customer Payouts Frozen

Known for its innovative 3D graphics, PKR Poker has shut down with little warning.

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2017

White Label Online Sportsbook Solutions

As an independent bookie, you are always looking for ways to improve your business, cost reduction, increased profits and happy customers are concerns that never leave your mind.

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2017

Pay Per Head Bookie Outsourcing in Alabama

Pay Per Head Bookie Outsourcing in Alabama

It is easy to find a Pay Per Head bookie outsourcing company willing to support the great state of Alabama, especially during that all-important College Football season.

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2017

Pay Per Head for NBA

PremierPerHead.com offers some of the very best Pay Per Head for NBA and College Baseball betting at highly competitive prices for each customer brought on.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/07/2017

Holy S*$% Part 3: Philly Priest Steals $535K to Cover Gambling Debts

Under federal guidelines the monsignor faces a possible three year prison term

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2017

Lawyers for Pro Gambler Hope ‘Bat Phone’ Gets Conviction Overturned

Lawyers for Pro Gambler Billy Walters Hope ‘Bat Phone’ Gets Conviction Overturned

So-called "bat phone" government said was used to relay stock secrets was really used to secure prostitutes for prosecution's star witness.

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2017

Zynga Poker Continues to See Strong Performance

Zynga Poker Continues to See Strong Performance

Shares of the company rose 6.3 percent to $3.02 in extended trading.

Submitted by Guest on, May/05/2017

Brexit Holds Key to Gibraltar Gambling Future

Brexit Holds Key to Gibraltar Gambling Future

Deep inside the Rock of Gibraltar is a room known as The Vault. Dug by the British army in World War II, it now houses servers that power the websites of dozens of international online gambling companies.

Submitted by Guest on, May/05/2017

HPT Returns to Chicagoland

HPT Returns to Chicagoland

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) has awarded more than $7 million in prize pool money to poker enthusiasts at Ameristar East Chicago since 2014.

Submitted by Guest on, May/04/2017

Alanis Morissette Manager Gets 6 Years For Stealing $7 Million to Fuel Gambling Habit

Alanis Morissette Manager Gets 6 Years For Stealing $7 Million to Fuel Gambling Habit

Alanis Morissette's ex-business manager, who stole more than $7 million from the singer and others was sentenced Wednesday to six years in federal prison.

Submitted by Guest on, May/04/2017

NFL Draft Betting Exceeds Expectations in Vegas

NFL Draft Betting Exceeds Expectations in Vegas

This year Las Vegas began offering betting on the NFL Draft.  Expectations were low from the start.  But surprise, surprise.

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2017

Breaking News

5 Brits to Watch at 2017 WSOP

5 Brits to Watch at 2017 WSOP

PokerNews.com suggests there are five British players were should pay special attention to at this year’s World Series of Poker.

No Deal: MGM Not Buying Sands Bethlehem

Rumors have been swirling in recent weeks that the Sands Bethlehem casino could be acquired by MGM. 

Mobster Looking at 7 Years in Prison for Role in Gambling, Extortion Ring

Mobster Looking at 7 Years in Prison for Role in Gambling, Extortion Ring

Vito Badamo, 54, was also charged with peddling drugs like Viagra and Cialis and running loansharking rackets.