Gambling News

No Casino Gambling for Miami Beach Any Time Soon

While the prospect of casino gambling at one of the city's storied hotels is far from certain, beach leaders Tuesday approved a resolution opposing casino gambling -- fearing it might turn Miami Be

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2008

Is Rough Economy Hurting Poker? Online and Brick and Mortar Evidence

Gambling911.com speaks to many online poker affiliates on a regular basis. The consensus is clear: revenues are down thus far in October, way down.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/14/2008

Portugal Latest EU Country to Take Stand Against External Online Gambling

The bitter battle between private betting companies and EU countries that operate state-owned gaming systems took a new twist on Tuesday when a senior adviser at Europe's top court said that it was

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2008

Wednesday Still Target Day for Decision in Kentucky Domain Decision

A Franklin County Circuit Judge is still on schedule to render his decision in a controversial case whereby the Kentucky commonwealth is looking to seize some 141 Internet gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/14/2008

Don’t Forget to Pay Your Taxes!

October 13 was a national holiday in the United States. Banks and schools were closed. The significance of October 13? Columbus Day.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/14/2008

Aliens Will Land on Earth Tuesday: Bookies Pull Odds

British bookmaker William Hill pulled down its odds on aliens landing on Earth just one day before the dreaded October 15 US tax extension deadline.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/13/2008

Indian Nation May Take Action Against Kentucky, Governor Beshear

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants 141 online gambling domain names seized. He has called the businesses behind these domain names (all of which operate internationally) "leeches".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/13/2008

More Football Match Fixing Claims Surface

The Football Association is to examine match-fixing allegations involving a Championship match sent to them by the Sunday Telegraph newspaper.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2008

Poker Players Alliance Claims Kentucky Has Most Poker Players in US

An effort by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to eradicate the online gambling and poker industry in his state by seizing some 141 related domain names, including most of the top Internet poker room

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/13/2008

All Eyes on Kentucky as Internet Gambling Domain Decision Nears

Larry Dale Keeling, Lexington Herald-leader columnist, offered his own opinion on what will likely transpire this week in his home state of Kentucky where a Franklin Circuit Court judge is set to m

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2008

UltimateBet Aruba Poker Classic Winner Matt Brady Goes on Shopping Spree

Having just won a cool $1 million at this year's Ultimate Bet Aruba Poker Classic (see UltimateBet website for more), Matt Brady has gone MIA.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/12/2008

Truly Bizarre Kentucky Court Did Not Reject Domain Case in the First Place

Last month, a Kentucky circuit court judge granted a request by the governor to have 141 Web site names used by online gaming operations transferred to the state's control.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/10/2008

Go Daddy Responds to Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Order

In response to the concerns over registrar Go Daddy turning over the certificate for a number of online poker sites to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, that company has issued a press release.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/09/2008

Report: McCain Exploded With Rage During Gambling Outing

Writing for the Daily Beast, Michael Kinsley relays a disturbing story about John McCain from Jeff Dearth, former publisher of the New Republic, when Dearth and McCain attended a magazine industry

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

NETeller plans to change name to NEOVIA Financial

(Reuters) - British online payments processor NETeller Plc on Thursday said it was planning to change its name to NEOVIA Financial Plc, effective Nov. 17.

The company, famed for being the first corporate scalp in a U.S. clampdown on internet gambling in 2006, said the name change, part of a year-long rebranding process, will differentiate it from the group's operating brands of NETELLER, NETBANX and Net+.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Kentucky Cannot Go After Registrars In Foreign Countries

In regard to the heavily covered Kentucky Internet gambling domain seizure case whereby the commonwealth's governor, Steve Beshear, wants to block 141 gambling websites, a Gambling911.com reader wi

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Bodog Loses Trademark Dispute on Appeal: Lower Court’s Ruling Affirmed

1st Technology , LLC today received an affirmance of last year's rejection of all attempts to set aside the judgment against Bodog.com, Bodog.net, and Bodog Entertainment

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Case: Predicted Outcome

Gambling911.com had the opportunity to sit in on Tuesday's very high profile online gambling domain seizure case in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2008

Kudos to Network Solutions for Standing by Online Gambling Sites

"GoDaddy.com, the largest registrar, just rolled over," said Joe Brennan, Jr., President of the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2008

Kentucky Say It Follows ICANN Rules in Effort to Seize Gambling Domains

The reach of ICANN's Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) is getting a high-profile test in an ambitious effort by Kentucky to seize the domain names of gambling Web sites for violating state l

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

How the Local Kentucky Media is Portraying Online Gambling Case

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants to block 141 gambling websites calling them illegal and unregulated. He claims that these online gambling sites are "leeches" to the Kentucky economy, yet Rick Muny, the Kentucky State Director of the Poker Players Alliance, claims his organization has well over 10,000 members in the commonwealth and winning poker players pay state taxes just like everyone else.

"I have to pay taxes on my winnings," Muny pointed out during a Monday press release.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Doyles Room, UltimateBet.com Online Poker Domains Up For Now

Judge Thomas Wingate of the Franklin Circuit Courtroom ruled on Tuesday that until he finalizes his decision, the commonwealth must leave a number of online poker and casino sites "as is"

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Hearing - Judge Needs 7 Days to Decide

Gambling911.com is in Frankfort, Kentucky for the high profile online gambling domain seizure case that has everyone in the industry talking.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Online gambling sites ready to fight Beshear's plan to block them

FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Internet gambling in Kentucky will be front and center in a Franklin Circuit Courtroom Tuesday as the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet will argue for blocking acces

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/07/2008

Poker Sites Wait With Baited Breath

As of late Monday night, DoylesRoom.com, UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and a handful of other online gambling related domain names registered through GoDaddy.com were still live.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

UltimateBet.com, Cake Poker Domain Names Seized

Gambling911.com has learned that UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and DoylesRoom.com were among the online poker room domains that had been seized by the commonwealth of Kentucky Monday night via GoD

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Kentucky Commonwealth Seizes Doyles Room Online Poker Site

In a shocking development, DoylesRoom.com has become the latest victim of the Kentucky commonwealth's efforts to seize some 141 online gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Kentucky Governor Calls Online Gambling Operators Shady

In an interview with one of the local Lexington, Kentucky news affiliates, Kentucky Governor referred to online gambling operators as "a little bit shady".

Governor Steve Steve Beshear attempted to seize up to 141 online gambling site domain names in recent weeks, calling the businesses "leeches". Beshear has indicated that he wishes to protect his own state economy, in particular the horse racing sector.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Internet Commerce Could be Hurt by Kentucky Domain Case

Jeremiah Johnston, a spokesman for the Washington D.C-based Internet Commerce Association, says Kentucky is overstepping into federal territory in its attempt to seize some 141 online gambling doma

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

What Happened in the 22 Hours it Took John Juanda to Win the 2008 WSOPE

22 grueling hours. That's how long it took John Juanda to win the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/06/2008

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

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