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Snoop Dogg Tied into BetonSports Bookie Mobile Defendants

Three individuals who plead guilty to federal charges in a US online gambling case against BetonSports.com, once promoted a Miami Snoop Dogg poker charity never could quite get off the ground....or

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/08/2008

Cryptologic Reports Modest Revenue Growth for Second Quarter

CryptoLogic Limited, an Internet gaming software, today reported its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2008, posting modest revenue growth over the same period a year ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2008

Deutsche Bank AG Forecloses on $3.5 bil Las Vegas Casino

The $3.5 billion Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino in Las Vegas has come to stand for everything that could possibly go wrong with today's mortgage crisis.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/07/2008

Lawmakers urge US stop action vs EU gambling firms

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers have urged the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2008

Three Plead Guilty in BetonSports Case

Three Florida men pleaded guilty in federal court in St. Louis Wednesday to online gambling-related charges, marking a first in attempts to shut down online gambling, prosecutors said.

The three are the first individuals to plead guilty in the case involving BetOnSports, which was once one of the largest online gambling companies in the world, and the first convictions of a "non-gambling entity" like an advertising or marketing company for a gambling-related crime, Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Holtshouser said.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2008

Ladbrokes Prepared to Accept US Poker Bets Says Managing Director

England's largest bookmaker, Ladbrokes, is said to be considering accepting US poker bets in a move sure to rattle the industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2008

Largest Identity Theft Ring Bust Recalls Patrick Kalonji Online Gambling Arrest

The largest identity theft ring in US history has been broken up a little over a month after Patrick Kalonji was arrested for stealing over 150 identities from online gambling websites.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2008

Forget The Olympics: Russia Making Impact in the World of Poker

Russia may be listed among the countries likely to receive the most gold medals at the 2008 Olympics (+1400 or 14/1 odds at SBG Global

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/06/2008

John Gotti Jr. Indicted on Conspiracy Charges

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2008

Full Tilt Poker Down for Maintenance All Day

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/05/2008

Online Casino Shuts Down Amid Allegations

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2008

Sue Schneider Steps Down from CEO Position at Clarion

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/04/2008

The Internet and Gambling Online is Really Bad Says Russia

Russia is not without its own anti-Internet gambling zealots, similar to the USA.....and then there are those who - for better or for good - want the entire Internet cleansed .

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/04/2008

HR 6663 Not Welcome by Online Gambling Community

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/04/2008

Online Gambling Paradise Site of Bloody Honeymoon Murder

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/03/2008

One Click of The Mouse - You Lose Your Blouse

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Aug/03/2008

Payout Nightmares Continue With Sportsbooks, Poker Sites

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2008

Taj Poker Room Slasher Gets 5 Years in Prison

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/01/2008

William Hill Hit by High Taxes in Great Britain

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2008

Borgata Babes Lawsuit Settlement Reached

A sexual harassment case lodged against Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel has been settled according to a report in Newsday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2008

Mohawks Respond to Forbes Bodog Article Regarding Seizures

An article was recently released on Forbes.com that creates several misimpressions that the Morris Mohawk Gaming Group feels compelled to clarify for our customers.

As most of our customers already know, all operators outsource payment processing functions to third parties and these payment processors are subject to regulatory constraints wherever they operate, and, occasionally in the US, are subject to legal action because of the uncertain legal environment there.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2008

What Was Zip Payments Doing Operating From the US?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/31/2008

Did Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre Sell His Soul to the Devil?

It's a question people have been asking for years: Did Bodog founder Calvin Ayre sell his soul to the devil?

With a lifestyle that seems unattainable for most mere mortals, Ayre enjoyed a seemingly endless stream of cash, booze and women. He hobnobbed with big name celebrities who fawned over him as if he were the one with the Academy Award. Ayre's opulent lifestyle would eventually land him on the cover of Forbes prestigious billionaire's issue in March of 2006. It all seemed to good to be true....and maybe it was.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/30/2008

Feds Hound Bodog: Millions of Dollars Seized

The U.S. government recently seized $24 million from bank accounts linked to Bodog, the giant, illegal-under-U.S.-law Internet gaming operation founded by Canadian tycoon Calvin Ayre.

Federal filings make very clear that a serious criminal investigation of the Bodog enterprise is ongoing. At a minimum, word of the seizures is likely to rattle the confidence of U.S.-based online gamblers that they will receive their winnings, not only from Bodog but from the industry's other remaining participants.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2008

Breaking News

Monster Stack Promises Over a $1 Million Payout to Winner

Monster Stack Promises Over a $1 Million Payout to Winner

The 2017 World Series of Poker Monster Stack was starting to wind down with the first place finisher to be paid out $1,094,349. 

Online Gambling Affiliate Bosses Sentenced in Bitcoin Scheme

Online Gambling Affiliate Bosses Sentenced in Bitcoin Scheme

A Florida man was sentenced to 5.5 years prison time for his role in a Bitcoin exchange money laundering scheme as well as the hacking of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Climbing The Ladder Of Pay Per Head Online Bookie Business With The Right Motive

Climbing The Ladder Of Pay Per Head Online Bookie Business With The Right Motive

Many businesses have shut down because operators failed to do the proper accounting of the money they thought the company had brought in.

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