Gambling News

Outgoing Liverpool Football Coach to Chair Betting Integrity Panel

A new panel is being put together to ensure current rules are sufficient when it comes to sporting event and they will be put in charge of identifying suspicious betting patterns.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/24/2009

Online Casino Software Top Game Warning Issued

The folks from have issued a warning against Top Game Software this week. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/24/2009

Richard Austin Causes World Series Stir

Richard Austin is a bit of an enigma.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2009

Player Collapses During $2500 Razz at WSOP

Poker player Miami John Cernuto collapsed while playing at the $2500 Razz table of the 2009 World Series of Poker Tuesday.


Apparently he was raking a pot, at first people thought he was asleep, and then someone said I don't think he's breathing ... at which point they kinda poked him, and he fell to the ground felt.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/24/2009

BetonSports Pleas: Kaplan Clan Won’t be Doing Jail Time

Despite reports Monday that the brother and sister of jailed BetonSports founder, Gary Kaplan, have entered into guilty pleas, sources close to advise they will not be providing any

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2009

Jon Corzine to File Brief Supporting Lawsuit

By Chad Millman

ESPN The Magazine

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2009

Online Sports Betting Yields $27,000 Payout on $5 Bet

A Canadian sports bettor recently witnessed a $27,000 payout betting a mere $5.  He did it at one of the world's leading online sports betting company, Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2009

UIGEA Appeals Judges Named: Oral Arguments July 7

The US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals today announced that it will hear oral arguments from lawyers representing the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA) and the US Depart

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2009

Online Casino Slot Glitches Reported

Unfortunately when an online casino encounters a software glitch, they rarely favor the player (though this was not always the case earlier in the decade when some casinos were forced to pay out th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2009

Wayne Allyn Root to Appear on Various News Outlets

Las Vegas, NV-Tuesday June 23, 2009--Libertarian 2008 Vice Presidential candidate Wayne Allyn Root appeared on "Cavuto" with host Neil Cavuto on FOX Business Network on Monday afternoon.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2009

Online Sportsbooks Ready for Hot Dog Eating Contest

The online sportsbooks are prepared to celebrate the 4th of July Weekend (The US Independence Day).  But unlike most people, these folks will be stuck in the office working at least par

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2009

Paddy Power Hurt By Lucas Glover

While reported yesterday that its friends over at ha

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2009

More Guilty Pleas in BetonSports Case

The brother and sister of BetonSports founder, Gary Kaplan, have plead guilty Monday and agreed to forfeit millions in gambling profits, though it is unclear where they will come up with those mill

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2009

Vanessa Rousso to Shoot Steamy Poker Commercial

Everyone's favorite poker babe and one of this year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit models, Vanessa Rousso, filmed a commercial for the online poker room, PokerSt

Ky. Senator: Gambling Legislation Faces Long Odds

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Lawmakers are expected to vote Monday evening on legislation that could legalize slot machines at Kentucky horse tracks.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Craigslist Killer Arraigned Today

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Daniel Negreanu Catches Phantom Crapper

Poker pro Daniel Negreanu is mad as Hell and not going to take it any more.  It seems u

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Gambling Affiliate Programs Shaky Start

A revolt of online gambling affiliates led to some high level (and often secretive) meetings at this year's Casino Affiliate Convention (CAC) in Amsterdam.  A group calling itself the Gambling Aff

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Cryptologic Extends Relations With Marvel Comics

June 22, 2009 (Dublin, IRELAND) - CryptoLogic Limited, a world leader in Internet casino and branded gaming software, today announced the extension of its exclusive licensing agreement with Marvel

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Harrah’s Believes They Will Have Success in Online Gambling

MGM tried and failed to enter the online gambling market several years back.  Like MGM, Harrah's has planned to start offering its Internet gambling product in Europe where it will compete head on

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2009

Allen Stanford Paid Bribes to Antigua Official

In a revelation that has sent shockwaves through the online gambling sector of Antigua, news broke that the Caribbean nation's top bank regulator had been paid $100,000 by Allen Stanford to conduct

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/22/2009

US Internet Gambling Laws Hurt Malta



When arguing its case against the United States' Internet gambling laws with the World Trade Organisation, the European Commission highlighted the example of Malta as a case in point demonstrating the ‘adverse trade effects', within the syntax of the Trade Barriers Regulation, the situation is having on the Maltese economy.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2009

Puerto Rico Marriott Casino Robbed by Lone Gunman

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -  (AP) Police in Puerto Rico's capital are searching for a lone man who robbed $340,000 from a popular hotel and casino by threatening a supervisor's family.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2009

Hygiene a Major Problem at This Year’s World Series of Poker

With Twitter, the popular social networking and micro-blogging service, us peons now get a glimpse of what players at the World Series of Poker are really thinking.  And what's the issue they are

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/21/2009

Positive Thinking Helps Hellmuth at WSOP

11-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, Phil Hellmuth, admits that negativity has gotten in the way of his poker play.  The past few days, Hellmuth has posted positive thoughts on Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/21/2009

Check Problems Continue at Online Poker Sites: Stars, Full Tilt

It's been over two weeks since news first broke on the website that the US Government had froze funds belonging to online poker giants:  PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.   The hea

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2009

Legislation to combat gambling addiction (Rep. Jim Moran)

The majority of Americans gamble, most without doing harm to themselves, their families or their communities.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2009

Poker Stars Hit Hardest by Asset Freeze

PokerStars is the poker site hit the hardest by US authorities' squeeze on payment channels, according to data provided by monitoring site

Traffic to PokerStars was down 7% since 1 June, as the effect of the asset freeze by federal prosecutors of US poker player accounts, reported on, begins to reveal itself.  

The main beneficiaries of the drift of US players away from PokerStars since the start of the month would appear to be Full Tilt and Cake Poker, where traffic was up 3% for both.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2009

Breaking News

Man Arrested for Stealing Food From Casino, Punching Employee in the Face

Man Arrested for Stealing Snacks From Casino, Punching Employee in the Face

A 25-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly trying to steal snacks meant for casino customers then attacking an employee who tried to stop the theft.

White Man in Black Face Robs Strip Casino

White Man in Black Face Robs Strip Casino

Authorities in Las Vegas have been on the lookout for an African American man who is accused of stealing $23,367 from a casino cage at the New York-New York Hotel & Casino on Jan. 10.  But that African American man turned out to be a Caucasian in black face.

Odds Posted on the Next White House Exit

Odds Posted on the Next White House Exit

U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is most likely the next official to leave the Trump administration, following a string of firings and resignations, according to an online betting website said which put the odds against him staying at 3/2.