Gambling News

Online Gambling Withdrawals By Check - Get Used to the Delays

Online gambling sites are now issuing the following notices regarding withdrawal of funds via check:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2008

The Bets Are On: Gambling911 Featured in Local Paper

What are the odds Lloydminster would make a great place to start a gambling website?

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2008

Ron Paul Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2008

Poker Players "Hot New Celebrities" for Tabloid Media

One desired to have sex with an underage girl in exchange for a skateboard; Another starred in a freaky foot fetish video with an overage grandma. Another - who is participating in this November's final table of the WSOP - could actually face being arrested during the event as he has an outstanding warrant out of Broward County, Florida for trespassing (and he had just gotten through serving probation for a felony/larceny conviction.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2008

Poker Websites Hit Hard by Check Processing Issues

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2008

€4m payout on Padraig Harrington!

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/21/2008

Professor Accuses Spencer Bachus of Using "Scare Tactics"

Says Spencer Bachus incorrectly cited the university's research on gambling addiction in arguing for the continued prohibition on online gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/21/2008

Several More Months to Resolve Internet Gambling Feud

Antigua's finance minister says it could take several more months to resolve an Internet gambling feud with the U.S.
 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/21/2008

Poker Dealer Dreamt of Becoming a Hitman

Essam Ahmed Eid, a 53-year-old Egyptian man living in Vegas and dealing poker at the Bellagio, dreamed of becoming a hit man.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/20/2008

BetonSports Defendants Have No Standing Under GATS

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/18/2008

98 Percent Say "Legalize Online Gambling"

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/18/2008

Costa Rica Officials Work to Stop Escazú Home Invasions

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/17/2008

Virgin Stripping: Mobile Company Asks Teen Girls to Take Clothes Off

Virgin Mobile is asking teens to take off their clothes and strip in front of the camera then submit the videos for public airing.

Oh, but it's all in the name of charity.

They asked kids to post videos of themselves stripping to music. In exchange, clothing companies would provide donations of new clothes based on the number of times the videos were viewed. Called "Strip2Clothe," the campaign carries the tagline, "You take off yours, we donate ours."

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/16/2008

Internet Gambling Revenue for Job Training and Foster Care Programs

Legislation’s introduction shows continued support for Internet gambling regulation


(Washington, D.C. – July 16, 2008) – Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) introduced legislation yesterday that directs a potential $40 billion over the next 10 years to be spent on job training for those in the declining sectors of the economy and educational assistance for foster care youth. The legislation, Investing in our Human Resources Act of 2008 (H.R. 6501), would be funded through new revenue generated by regulated Internet gambling activities.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/16/2008

US Team in Antigua to Discuss Online Gambling

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2008

South Africa Preparing to Embrace Internet Gambling

South Africa is about to move full thrust into the billion dollar Internet gambling industry.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/15/2008

Barney Frank Vows to Fight on: Says Internet Gambling Bill Will Move Forward

WASHINGTON - Despite a stunning setback in his effort to roll back a ban on Internet gambling, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., says the issue is not going away.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/14/2008

Barney Frank "Cult Hero" for Online Gambling

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/13/2008

Warren Cloud Death Casts Cloud Over Online Gambling Sector

His online casinos shut down with little notice

When Gambling911.com first reported two weeks ago that online casino pioneer  Warren Cloud had prematurely passed awaymany found the news difficult to accept being that the father of one was only in his 30's when he suffered a massive heart attack while sailing off the coast of Spain.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/13/2008

Asian Gambling Busts Coincided With Euro 2008

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/11/2008

2008 Miss Universe Fuglies: Jenny Woo's Top 10

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/11/2008

2008 Miss Universe Favorites - Jenny Woo Counts Them Down

With so many people betting on the upcoming Miss Universe pageant Sunday, Gambling911.com's own Jenny Woo counted down her top 10 favorite 2008 Miss Universe contestants.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/10/2008

Brett Favre Comeback Analyzed by Oddsmakers

With the new NFL season only weeks away, much of the talk in past days has centered upon a possible Brett Favre comeback.
Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/09/2008

Jenny Woo Interviews Poker Source Online's Jay Lakin

As a lot of you know, sweet, outgoing Jenny usually does the Entertainment side of things. However, I had the opportunity to interview Jay Lakin, who gave Jenny a crash course on what¹s been going on in the gaming industry. I hope this interview will help many of you as it has Jenny.

Jenny: You starting http://www.pokersourceonline.com/, was that something you had in the works for a while or was it something that just fell in your lap?

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/07/2008

Breaking News

Sigma2017 Malta Day 1 Agenda

Sigma2017 Malta Day 1 Agenda

For those in Malta at this year’s Sigma2017 the official full Day 1 kicks off Thursday Thanksgiving Day (for those who celebrate in the USA)

Las Vegas Shooting: Negligence Lawsuits Filed With 450 Plaintiffs

Las Vegas Shooting: Negligence Lawsuits Filed With 450 Plaintiffs

Four new negligence cases have been filed on behalf of more than 450 victims in the Las Vegas mass shooting last month.

Billionaire Could Get $5.6M in State Funds for Trump Plaza Demolition

Billionaire Could Get $5.6M in State Funds for Trump Plaza Demolition

A New Jersey redevelopment agency has given preliminary approval to a $5.6 million payment to billionaire investor Carl Icahn to help pay for the demolition of part of Atlantic City's former Trump Plaza casino.