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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

Business Groups Back Indian Gambling Deal in Florida

Two Florida business groups have come out in favor of the deal Gov.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/15/2009

Harrah’s Will Not Utilize Online Poker Software From US-Facing Firms

Harrah's, the Las Vegas casino giant, is looking to get into the online poker market.   Sources close to the situation tell Gambling911.com that Harrah's will not be accepting bets from those ind

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2009

Washington State Forces PRWeb to Stop Taking Online Gambling Clients

Based in Washington State, PRWeb.com, has been ordered to stop promoting online gambling through its press release service this week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2009

Allen Iverson Banned From Detroit Casino

"Your money is no longer good here"

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/14/2009

Frank Costigan Dies: James Packer Dad Never Forgave Him

Australia's casino magnate, James Packer, has been all over the news of late.  In the U.S. he's been tied to a potential investment in financially troubled Las Vegas. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2009

Two Men Charged in Australian Casino Brawl

Two men and a woman linked to the Rebels outlaw bikie gang have been charged over a brawl at a Sydney casino, police say.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/14/2009

First Dog Bo Pays Out Zilch

Forget the fact that President Obama decided on adopting a "non shelter" dog.  Gamblers were more interested in the name bestowed upon the new First Dog.  Unfortunately for these gamble

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2009

Alameda, California Scene of Yet Another Gambling Debt Murder

It was only last year that professional poker player, Ernest Scherer Jr., 60, and his wife, Charlene Abendroth, 57, were found brutally slain in their Pleasanton, California home.  The couple were

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2009

The Best of Tuesday’s Poker Twitters (or Tweets)

Twitter is all the rage these days and quite a few of your favorite poker pros are Tweeting (or as Annie Duke might say, "Doing Twat").  Gamb

Legal Net Betting May Have To Wait

Howard Stutz, Inside Gaming  www.lvrj.com  

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2009

Bank Sues Crown Casino

The Bendigo and Adelaide Bank claims Crown ignored the fact the pokies addict could not afford to put millions of dollars into the machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2009

PartyGaming Former Executive Mitch Garber Joins Harrah’s

Harrah's, which owns the World Series of Poker, has just brought former PartyGaming CEO Mitch Garber on board to head a new company that will handle its online operations.  The move has fueled spe

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2009

Jenny Woo Back From Amsterdam Part II

Hey ya'll!  I'm back from Amsterdam and got some much needed rest in Jenny's bed - two weeks worth lol.  I have to say that it was all worth it because I got to hang out with some old friends, in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/12/2009

Recession Has Little Impact On 2009 US Masters Betting

As with the Super Bowl, Oscars and NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, traffic results from Gambling911.com once again indicate that a major sporting event has shattered all betting records.  This t

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2009

Sydney Casino Brawl Results in 20 Arrests

Police were called to Star City at Pyrmont early this morning after reports of a fight between two groups.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/11/2009

PokerRoom.com and CasinoRoom.com Shut Their Doors

A 10-year old online poker and casino venture is going out of business.  Part of the OnGame Network, PokerRoom.com first opened its doors in 1999.  The company notified customers and affiliate pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2009

Spencer Bacchus Takes Heat for Socialist Comments

Alabama Representative and staunch opponent of online gambling, Spencer Bacchus, has been called out for his own calling out of supposed "17 Socialists in the House".  The Republican mad

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2009

The Clonie Gowen Lawsuit Is Still On

Our friends at www.aintluck.com on Thursday provided us with information that Clonie Gowen's lawsuit against Full Tilt

If Vegas Project Fails It Will Be Like Pearl Harbor

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - It was conceived as the centerpiece of a thriving Las Vegas -- one of the world's most expensive building projects that would bring back glamour to the Strip and cap an unprec

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2009

Borgota Gambling Ring Figure Eludes Prison

By KITTY CAPARELLA
Philadelphia Daily News

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2009

Spencer Bacchus: 17 Socialists in The House

For Senator Joseph McCarthy back in the 1950's, it was the Communists.  McCarthy came up with a list of alleged Communists from Hollywood actors to screenwriters.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

Poker Pro David Williams to Undergo Surgery

Poker players love to Twitter, just like Yours Truly, Jenny Woo.  The latest Gambling911.com updates can be found on our Twitter page as well.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/09/2009

Atlantic City Revenue Drop Biggest in 30 Years

(Reuters) - Atlantic City casinos revenues dropped by a record margin for the second straight month in March, officials said on Thursday, as the recession and competition from other states cut gamb

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2009

Pennsylvania Regulators Face Fresh Boondoggle Scrutiny

In its latest misstep, the gambling control board is coming under fire for spending tens of thousands of dollars to send executives on trips to Rome and Las Vegas.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2009

Stephen Conroy Good For The World: YouTube, Fark, SlashDot Very Bad

If you've been following our coverage of Australian Senator and Communications D

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

Microgaming Under Fire for Online Poker Skin Scandal, Grand Prive Mess

The well established and well regarded online gambling software and poker firm, Microgaming, has had its good name dragged through the dirt in recent months. 

First, one of the company's online casino brands - the Grand Prive Group - decided to abruptly terminate its "life time agreement" with its affiliates.  Grand Prive continues to operate and it still does so from the Microgaming platform apparently. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2009

Clonie Gowen Full Tilt Lawsuit Is Still On

The AintLuck.com story related to Clonie Gowen and the dismissal of her lawsuit was incorrect.  Please see below for details....

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2009

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