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Australia Gambling News: Reports on Playtech, Tabcorp, Bodog

Our man on the scene in Australia reports that business is booming and everyone wants in on the burgeoning online gambling industry.  Even with news that certain politicians are trying to block th

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/15/2009

PartyGaming Returning to the U.S. Market?

News that PartyGaming, the once largest online poker firm, looks to final settle with the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/14/2009

2009 March Madness Will Test Vegas Economy, Online Websites

While online sports betting seems to be up over last year, the Las Vegas economy has been hard hit.  Vegas like many event-oriented cities is counting on the 2009 March Madness to help give a much

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/14/2009

Switzerland and Other Tax Havens Under Intense Scrutiny

(Reuters) - Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg all sought ways on Friday to fend off a global crackdown on tax evasion by making concessions on bank secrecy.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2009

Lou Fabiano Interviewed by Gaming Portal Webmasters Association

Gambling911.com readers know all too well the public feud that has transpired between one time partners in Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) - Lou Fabiano and Warren Jolly.

The folks at the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association recently interviewed both men to get to the bottom of the accusations that have been surfacing  these last several weeks (some of which were lodged by each other)

The following is an interview with Lou Fabiano.
 

When did you form CAP?

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2009

Friday The 13th: Don’t Believe The Hype

Today is Friday The 13th, in case you forgot to mark it down on your calendar.  It's also a day leading into one of the most bet on events of the year, the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournam

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/13/2009

James Packer Scraps Cannery Casino Resorts Crown Casino Deal

Australian billionaire James Packer has a $1.75 billion takeover of Cannery Casino Resorts LLC and sold his Australian cattle ranches to Guy Hands U.K. buyout company, Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd.  Packer's Crown Casino enterprise, Australia's biggest, rose 13.5 percent on the news.  Had the deal gone through, Packer would have obtained three Nevada casinos and a racetrack near Pittsburgh.

The 41 year old Packer's fortune shrank to half this past year according to Forbes Magazine.  Crown lost 56 percent of its value and the Las Vegas casinos are not faring that much better.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/13/2009

How Much Is That Hooker In The Window

We're booked for Amsterdam.  Of course in an effort for Gambling911.com to save money, they stuck Yours Truly on about four connecting flight from Miami to the Netherlands.  Whatever!  Hey, once

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Mar/12/2009

The Tom Durr Dwan Phenomenon

Aside from the fact that poker pro Tom "Durr" Dwan is from Gambling911.com Publisher Chris Costigan's home town of Edison, New Jersey...really - I wouldn't know who he is if I bumped into

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Mar/12/2009

World Series of Poker No Longer Allowing Profanity At Tables: F@%#!

WickedChopsPoker broke the news...or at least that's where we at Gambling911.com found it.  The World Series of Poker has decided it will no longer a

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/12/2009

2009 March Madness Office Pools For Fools

Unless you happen to be the secretary who knows nothing about college basketball, don't expect to win your 2009 March Madness office pool.  You know the drill, Janet chooses her brackets based on

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/12/2009

Gambling News: PartyGaming Bosses Screwed, Sportingbet Numbers In

An article appearing in the London Telegraph reports that, being a PartyGaming top dog doesn't exactly have its rewards...especially after you've been shown the door.  Party lost two of its chiefs

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/12/2009

Allen Stanford Booted Off Billionaire List

Allen Stanford, All Stanford, the Texan accused of an $8 billion fraud by U.S.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/11/2009

Las Vegas Economy: Total Train Wreck

The effects of a bad economy are hitting Las Vegas like a multi-pronged attack. As people find their disposable income dwindling, tourism and gambling are at an all time low in Sin City.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/11/2009

Bookmaker Shares Up in United Kingdom

Director buying and hopes it will clean up at the Cheltenham Racing Festival this week helped bookie Ladbrokes canter 6p forward to 180½p, according to the Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/11/2009

Credit Card Fraud an Obvious Problem in Costa Rica

Bookmakers, employees...and yes, tourists....beware.  Credit card fraud is a very serious problem in the world's epicenter of online gambling.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2009

World Series of Poker to Become Trademarked by Harrah’s?

In an interesting - and some might say DISTURBING - report appearing on the Pokerati website Tuesday,  we learn that Harrah's has applied for the patent on the t

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/10/2009

Utah, Hawaii Rank Highest Among Porn Viewers

Here's a shocking revelation.  The state of Utah - yes UTAH - ranks number one of all states for most porn viewers on the Internet.  It's the most porn-dense state out there - maybe because it's

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/10/2009

CAP Crisis Gets Uglier: Partner May File Legal Action in CA

Gambling911.com has learned that Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) co-organizer, Lou Fabiano, will be flying out to California to take legal action against his former partner, Warren Jolly, in what h

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2009

Gambling News: Federal Probe Into Alabama Attorney General’s Office

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."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2009

Online Gambling Still a Safe Bet

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's online gambling companies should buck the economic downturn with around 10 percent growth in revenues this year, the chief executive of the European Remote Gambling As

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/09/2009

BetonSports Matter Finally Going to Trial

Gary's renewed motions to be released on bond filed last May and October of 2008 were denied by the District Judge on Thursday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2009

Layne Flack An Ongoing DUI Investigation Says Las Vegas PD

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.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Mar/09/2009

Credit Default Swaps Were The Worst Form of Gambling From Wall Street

In an interesting piece appearing in Market Oracle, that site pretty much makes it clear that Wall Street was gambling when it came to those so-called Credit Default Swaps:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2009

Armed Raid of William Hill Bookmaker Had People Flocking for Dropped Cash

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.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/09/2009

Gambling News: Barney Frank Goes All In, AGA Goes All Out

Congressman and Chairman of the Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank, is determined to lift a ban on Internet gambling.  That was the top gambling news stor

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2009

Unemployment Rate To Go Above 9 Percent This Year Say Gamblers

The online prediction markets are saying that unemployment in the United States could go above a staggering 9 percent by year's end. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/08/2009

Layne Flack Claims His Blood Alcohol Level Was Zero

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

Meet Astrid Harbord: Latest Love Interest of Prince Harry

Prince Harry has a new gal pal and she's a dead ringer for his past love interest, Chelsea, not to mention a friend of his brother's girl, Kate Middleton.  Her name is Astrid Harbord and the oddsm

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/07/2009

Breaking News

Where Can I Find The Best Sportsbook Betting Management System?

Where Can I Find The Best Sportsbook Betting Management System?

To be successful in online bookie business, you need very elaborate and powerful bookie management system. A recent survey conducted by gaming experts found out that Premier per head bookie betting management system is the best.

Wayne Allyn Root Prediction: ‘US Supreme Court Will Rule in Favor of Sports Betting’

Wayne Allyn Root Prediction: ‘US Supreme Court Will Rule in Favor of Sports Betting’

Conservative radio host Wayne Allyn Root predicts that the US Supreme Court will ultimately allow legalized sports betting when they present their final decision some time next spring or summer.

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Hollywood star and professional poker player Jennifer Tilly confirmed this weekend that her home had been spared by the Skirball Fire that burned 475 acres (1.92 km2), and forced the closure of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass near Los Angeles.