Gambling News

Marijuana, Online Gambling Good: Personal Financial Management Bad

If Congressman Barney Frank had his way, online gambling and marijuana would be legalized.  However, he would not allow personal freedoms when it comes to one's own financial decisions.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/24/2009

Betfair Wants Access to Customer Medical Records

How much is too much when it comes to verifying a customer's identity?  The industry standard for online gambling generally involves a copy of one's driver's license and at least one recent utilit

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/24/2009 Names Will Griffiths to Top Marketing Spot, one of the fastest growing online poker rooms open to US players, announced today the appointment of Will Griffiths to the post of Marketing Director.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/23/2009

Recession Forces Mainstream Media to Reconsider Online Poker Stance

With an understanding that online poker, casinos and sports betting take in several billion a year, mainstream media outlets once opposed to advertising with related venues are now beginning to und

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/23/2009

Poker Players Take On NFL Over Internet Gambling Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Poker Players Alliance is betting $3 million that it can overturn an Internet gambling ban, or at least carve out an exemption that would legalize and regulate online poker.<

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/23/2009

Doyle Brunson has Almost 500 Twitter Followers in One Week

Following's announcement that poker icon Doyle Brunson had debuted his Twitter page, the Texas Dolly already has almost 500 followers.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/22/2009

Pro sports betting is a game of inches, too

In a 1988 installment of the CBS News program "48 Hours" that explored the Las Vegas scene, Dan Rather interviewed Michael "Roxy" Roxborough, the influential sports oddsmaker.Submitted by Guest on, Apr/22/2009

Craigslist Killer Had Gambling Problem Say Authorities


A Boston man accused of slaying a Manhattan woman he met won Craigslist, the popular online classifieds website, may have owed significant gambling debts.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/22/2009

Aristocrat completes capital raising

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd says it has completed an institutional placement of about 61.5 million ordinary shares at $3.25 per share to raise $200 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/22/2009

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear: Bet on Races That Have Already Run

The beleaguered governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear, has an interesting idea for gambling in his state:  Bet on races that have already run.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2009

Station Casinos Sues Internet Company Over Web Sites

Station Casinos Inc. is suing an Internet company based in Panama that it says is infringing on trademarks Station owns for three of its Las Vegas hotel-casinos.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/21/2009

Bodog Gets Its Domain Back

After much chest thumping about how Bodog would never cave into so-called "Patent Trolls", the company has reportedly gotten its much coveted domain name back.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/20/2009

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Won’t Approve Online Gambling Legislation

On the moral front, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will not approve online gambling.  She is dead set against legalizing the activity, all for personal and religious reasons.  Of course if enough of

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/20/2009

Poker Players Alliance to Spend a Paltry $3M on Lobbying

The million plus member strong Poker Players Alliance has announced its intention to spend $3 million on lobbying to overturn the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) or at least carve

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/20/2009

PartyGaming in Talks With Rival Gigamedia

ONLINE gambling group Party Gaming is holding talks on a deal with Nasdaq-listed rival Gigamedia.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/20/2009

James Packer Bets $3 Billion on Macau Casino

SOME of the croupiers shuffling cards at James Packer's huge new casino in Macau will don nose rings and wear blue wigs, as part of a punk-rock theme to attract wealthy Asian gamblers and holidayma

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/19/2009

Poker Pro Lacy Jones Mom Knocked Out: Daniel Negreanu Busts Grandpa

Poker pros are Twittering and follows them religiously to see what our favorites are up to each and every day.  Be sure to follow our o

Woolworths Biggest Pokie Barron in Australia

WOOLWORTHS is the target of a new anti-pokies campaign following revelations the supermarket chain is Australia's biggest pokie baron, owning 11,000 machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2009

Recession Casualty: Elvis Evicted From Las Vegas

The recession is hitting many people and places hard.  Las Vegas is among the hardest hit and this week came the shocking news that Elvis Presley (a Vegas icon for years) is now being evicted.

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, a group of investors who had planned on creating a $475 million Elvis Presley-themed resort on the Strip could be forced to sell the property.  The reason: 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/17/2009

Poker Pro Doyle Brunson Debuts Twitter Page: Already 86 Followers

Watch out CNN.  Poker pro Doyle Brunson, the Texas Dolly, has finally debuted his Twitter page and within only a 24 hour period, Doyle already had 86 foll

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

CNN the Favorite to Reach One Million Twitter Users First

As the battle to be the first Twitter user to reach 1 million followers,, a leading online gaming site issued the

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

US Appeals Court Action Set for July on Internet Gambling Law

In a letter to counsel for both parties, Marcia M. Waldron, clerk for the appeals court, wrote that iMEGA v.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/16/2009

Buenos Aires Judge Orders Shut Off

A Buenos Aires judge has ordered the website to be made inaccessible to city residents because it violates local gambling laws.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

Microgaming Online Poker Network Dukes It Out With Cereus

As Cereus brand, UltimateBet, has its spokesperson, Annie Duke, duke it out with comedian Joan Rivers on this season's Celebrity Apprentice, there is another fight transpiring.  It's the fight for

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

Poker Players Are Tax Evaders Implies Rivers

The very charitable Annie Duke has blasted her fellow Celebrity Apprentice colleague, Joan Rivers, on Twitter.  The popular poker pro learned that Ms.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2009

Antigua Tightens Regulations on Internet Gambling

The Directorate of Gaming, a branch of the Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FSRC) has announced that regulations for the online gaming industry in Antigua and Barbuda have been tightened-u

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

Poker Pro Patrik Antonius Up Over $4 Million in 2009

Currently the first player to take on Durrrr in the million dollar challenge, Patrik Antonius has sho

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

James Packer Sells Family’s Long Term Investment

The Packer family's 26-year involvement in Australia's cattle industry has ended with the finalisation of the sale of its stake in Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC).

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2009

Asteroid Apophis Odds of Hitting Earth Same as Shingo Katayama
Golf Win

Asteroid Apophis is slated to come dangerously close to the planet Earth come April 13, 2029.  But before we all get too freaked out, scientists have given the odds of this 25-story building sized

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/15/2009

Breaking News

Thieves Rob SLS Casino In Las Vegas Nevada

Monday morning is not a good time for SLS Casino. At around 9 am Monday morning, a man jumps right into the casino counter. The man takes money from the casino counter and walks out.

Bodog: Master Sponsor of the Copa do Brasil in Multi-Million Dollar Deal

Bodog: Master Sponsor of the Copa do Brasil in Multi-Million Dollar Deal

International online gaming brand, Bodog, is hugely proud to announce that they will be a master sponsor of the Copa do Brasil in a seven figure dollar deal.

Another Bitcoin Fork? Welcome Bitvote

Another Bitcoin Fork? Welcome Bitvote

Does the world really need another Bitcoin fork?  That's exactly what appears to have happened this past week with the new creation called Bitvote.