Gambling News

Internet Gambling Firm BWIN Loses Case in Germany

(Reuters) - Internet bookmaker bwin.com has lost a regional court case in the aftermath of Germany's crackdown on online betting, Germany's state lottery said on Thursday, sending bwin shares down

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2008

Barney Frank Introduces New Online Gambling Bill

House Committee on Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) on Thursday proposed yet another measure that would look to repeal a law making most forms of online gambling illegal.

The Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) requires that financial institutions monitor transactions related to online gambling, however, not all forms of the activity are illegal and the UIGEA is quite ambiguous when it comes to defining what is and what is not legal.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/12/2008

EPT Barcelona Open Poker….And Keep a Tight Grip on Your Handbags

Barcelona is hot for online poker and gaming this month with the EPT Barcelona Open and a series of Internet gaming conferences (The European i-Gaming Congress and Expo and the Casino Affiliate Pro

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/11/2008

First President of Poker Players Alliance Joins Age Verification Technology Firm

Michael Bolcerek, the former President of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), a grassroots advocacy group of over 1M members, has recently joined Aristotle International as its Senior Vice President

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/11/2008

Bodog Continues to Pay Customers, Vendors With Bounced Checks

Be careful when depositing one of those Bodog (BodogLife.com) checks. They could be rubber and bounce like an NBA basketball.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

Absolute Poker Quick to Refund Money to Victims of “Identity Theft”

A North Carolina man filed a complaint that he had been a victim of an email fraud this week involving an online poker room.

The victim told Officer Sowers of the Greeneville police on Tuesday that he had received an e-mail message that supposedly had been sent to him from absolutepoker.com (but actually had not), saying his account had been "deactivated."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

Costa Rica Oceans, Beaches Safe Again? Tamarindo Beach Passes Test

Costa Rica - the leading world center for online sports betting and casinos - came under fire recently for its "dangerous" beaches. We're talking about unsafe bacteria levels here folks.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2008

Doyle Brunson’s Heart Is Good… So Is His Stamina

Doyle Brunson's heart is in better condition than our own Jenny Woo's....who celebrates a birthday today... 

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/09/2008

US Justice Department to go After Google Regarding Advertising

The US Justice Department, which has aggressively gone after online gambling establishments over the past two years, has yet another big target in mind....the biggest of all perhaps - Google!

The Wall Street Journal reports that The Justice Department has quietly hired one of the nation's best-known litigators, former Walt Disney Co. vice chairman Sanford Litvack, for a possible antitrust challenge to Google Inc.'s growing power in advertising.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2008

Another British Bookmaker Target of Robbery

An attempted robbery at a Ladbrokes bookmaking shop in Glasgow, Scotland, is just the latest in a spate of robberies at various bookmakers throughout the United Kingdom.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2008

Ike Means Spike in Online Poker All This Week

South Florida managed to dodge a bullet with Hurricane Ike but they are not completely out of the woods. Most of Tuesday was forecast to be windy, rainy and not a day to be venturing outside.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2008

bwin Takes Massive Hit Following Licensing Snafu

Austrian Internet bookmaker bwin Interactive Entertainment (BWIN.VI: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) said it took a 2.25 million euro ($3.22 million) hit after a project to obtain a sports be

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2008

Online Gambling Addiction Hurting Women

The Independent on Monday features a lurid tale of how women of Ireland are being drawn into the dark netherworld of online gambling.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/08/2008

Michael Phelps Will Help Propel Doyles Room Online Poker to New Levels

With news Sunday that 14-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps could be joining the Doyles Room team of celebrity players, the online poker is abuzz with the prospects of notoriety that comes w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2008

Second Indictment Against BetonSports, Founder, CEO

The US Government issued a second superseding indictment against BetonSports founder Gary Kaplan on Thursday.

The founder of BetonSports.com, Kaplan, now 49, was charged in July of 2006 with 20 felony violations of federal laws including: the Wire Act, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Conspiracy, interstate transportation of gambling paraphernalia, interference with the administration of Internal Revenue laws and tax evasion.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Joins iMEGA.org

Stephen A.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2008

PartyGaming Latest to Cut Jobs in Online Gambling Sector

PartyGaming, once the largest online poker firm, has announced it will be laying off more than 100 employees in its Gibraltar office.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

John McCain Still Just Shy of 40 Percent Chance to Win Says Prediction Market

By most accounts, the Republican Senator out of Arizona, John McCain, delivered an inspiring speech at Thursday night's closing of the Republican Convention in Minneapolis.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

Bookies Get Clobbered by New York Giants Win

The New York Giants won the first game of the 2008 NFL season and the online bookmakers lost. More than 85 percent of the betting action had been on the early Giants line and 72 percent or more on the closing line of -4 ½ at gambling websites like Super Book.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/04/2008

PartyGaming Indian Co-Founder Appears on Forbes 15 Asian Billionaire List

Anurag Dikshit, with net worth of $1.6 billion, spearheaded the development of technology that helped in the launch of the online poker boom.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/04/2008

Jack Abramoff Awaits Sentencing Wednesday

Disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff awaited sentencing on Thursday.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/04/2008

Online Poker in California Won’t Happen This Year

Next year maybe - that's when online poker could become legal in the state of California.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2008

Neteller Back on Its Feet? Online Payments Firm Reports Results

Wednesday, 3 September 2008 ­ NETELLER Plc (LSE: NLR), the independent global online payments business, is pleased to publish its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2008.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2008

Nikolay Davydenko Upset Loss Conjures Up Memories of Gambling Scandal

Gilles Muller upset Nikolay Davydenko during play at the US Open Tuesday. It wasn't just any old upset, however.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Sep/03/2008

Sarah Palin, BodogLife.com Keep Attention of Gambling911 Readers

So what if it was a holiday weekend, readership compared to past periods was at an all time high here at Gambling911.com and we can thank both Sarah Palin and BodogLife.com for that.

Both topics have readers in a tizzy. The popular new "comments" feature allows G911 readers to express their views on various subject matters. The vast majority dealt with Senator John McCain's Vice Presidential running mate and the situation at online gambling website BodogLife.com.

Palin has generated more buzz than Barack Obama and McCain put together.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2008

John Conyers, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick Get Big Money From Casinos

WASHINGTON -- Some of the biggest names in the gambling world are betting on the congressional futures of Detroit Democratic Reps. John Conyers and Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick.

There has been a sudden surge in contributions to the two lawmakers from casinos and, for Conyers, professional gamblers -- two groups that want to expand their reach by allowing online poker for money in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2008

5Dimes Takes Bets on High School Football Games: Armwood at Plant

Costa Rican online sports book, 5Dimes.com, much to the chagrin of locals in the Tampa Bay area, will be taking bets on the opening High School football

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/02/2008

Murdered "Internet Gambling Scam" Couple Sitting Ducks?

LONDON (AFP) - A young Chinese couple brutally murdered in Britain may have been "sitting ducks" for a gang of thieves targeting foreign students, police said Saturday.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2008

Crime Boss Ties Knot in Hawaii: Find Out Which One

He has killed so many people we here at Gambling911.com lost track of the body count already a few years back.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Sep/01/2008

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