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Slow Pay, No Pay Online Sportsbook Skybook.com

Gambling911.com has received information that the long established but troubled call center sportsbook, Skybook.com out of Costa Rica, has been slow paying or "no paying" some of its clie

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/20/2009

Online Gambling: More Trouble for Jay Cohen?

Federal authorities in the USA are considering whether to recharge Internet gambling pioneer Jay Cohen with running an illegal online sports betting operation, after Cohen appeared on TV this wee

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/18/2009

Facebook to Ban Online Gambling Ads

The popular social networking website Facebook.com has come under fire this week for its updated privacy policy, much of which is an attempt to bring additional exposure to the site's advertisers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/18/2009

Kentucky Files Motion in Online Gambling Case as Last Resort

Seen as a "desperation move" of sorts, the Commonwealth of Kentucky has filed a Motion for Leave to Join Additional Parties and to Amend their Complaint.  Kentucky is now claiming that,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/16/2009

What David Stern's Forward Thinking Vegas Approach May Do

By Chad Millman

ESPN Insider

(Original link: http://bit.ly/63jLYG)

 It only takes one.

Whenever I'm facing a pivotal life moment that is completely left in someone else's hands, that is the phrase I latch onto. Like when I was asking girls to the prom. Or when I was applying to college. Or when I desperately needed someone to buy my Manhattan apartment so I could actually pay for the house I had agreed to buy.

It only takes one.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/16/2009

Israel Based Online Gambling Site Internet1x2 Busted

A 10-year old troubled online gambling site that specialized in soccer betting has been busted up by Israeli police resulting in the arrests of 5 people.

Internet1x2.com (at one time also affiliated with a website called Yahoops.com, which the search portal Yahoo! threatened to sue) operated out of Israel and the Central American nation of Belize.  The company was started by two brothers, both of whom were former Israeli basketball players.  The online sportsbook has long endured a checkered past of slow pays.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2009

Cryptologic May Get Into Sports Betting Industry

Long established online casino software provider, Cryptologic, is on the verge of entering the sports betting realm.

The company looks to sign a deal with multi-national Internet sports betting operator Betclic and is preparing to launch a series of new games in partnership with multinationals DC Comics and Paramount Digital Entertainment.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/14/2009

Books Will Want Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys

When it comes to Sunday's betting action in the NFL, the online sportsbooks will most certainly be rooting for a Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys cover.  Both Green Bay and San Diego were the two

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/13/2009

Free Football Picks: Fade This Bookie Please!

In case you haven't been following, Bookmaker.com CEO Mickey Richardson has been posting his "free (fall)" picks over at the Submitted by Payton on, Dec/12/2009

David Stern Open to Legalized Sports Betting

From Sports Illustrated....

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2009

More NFL Week 14 Losing Picks From Mickey Richardson

Bet against Mickey Richardson as he's the worst sports handicapper the world has ever seen.  His NFL Week 14 losers have been released at Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/10/2009

More Information on CNBC’s Upcoming Gambling Program

Mark your calendars Gambling911.com readers.  Next Wednesday December 16, 2009 CNBC will present its original program "CNBC Investigates:  The Big Business of Illegal Gambling".  Until

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/10/2009

Offshore Bookie, Poker Player James Giordano Pleads Guilty

The controversial owner of an offshore sports betting operation based mainly on the island of St. Maarten has plead guilty.  The case was like something out of a James Bond film whereby authorities seized a laptop left by Giordano during a brief departure from his Long Island hotel room.  The investigation also involved several wire taps and informants.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/08/2009

NFL: Bookie’s Child Goes 6-2 in Week 13 With Picks

He may be only 8 years old, but already little Mikey Richardson is taking after his dear ‘ol dad, Mickey, CEO of the oldest established North American bookmaker online today, Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/07/2009

Bookies Make Out Like Bandits Week 13 of NFL

The online bookmakers won nearly all the games vs. the betting public on Sunday Week 13 of the regular NFL season, including two of the biggest games.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2009

Gambling Ref Tim Donaghy on 60 Minutes Sunday Night

With his new book about to come out, NBA gambling referee, Tim Donaghy, will be featured in his first ever interview on 60 Minutes Sunday night.  Among his disclosures:  The Mob threatened him.Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2009

Bookie Believes Tiger Woods Elin Nordegren Split Coming Soon

The oddsmakers at BetUS.com have made Tiger Wood and Elin Nordegren separating by New Year's Eve (this year, 2009) a close favorite. 

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Dec/04/2009

Killings in England May Relate to Soccer Betting Ring

For over a year now, the murders of Zhen Xing Yang and his girlfriend Xi Zhou continue to be a mystery, though the alleged murderer has since been taken into custody.  You might recall the gruesom

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/03/2009

Prosecutors Blow Whistle on Soccer Betting Scandal

By MARCUS WALKER and DAVID CRAWFOR, www.wsj.com

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2009

Ex-NBA Star Antoine Walker Deal Over Gambling Debs

Former NBA player Antoine Walker has reached an agreement to settle his outstanding Las Vegas gambling debts.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2009

Gambling Ref Tim Donaghy to Write Book

Disgraced NBA referee Tim Donaghy will be publishing his book after

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2009

Bookies Need Houston Texans Win

Carrie Stroup here with your bookie report heading into Sunday's NFL games.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/29/2009

Black Friday Special for Sports Bettors

Sports Interaction has decided not to extend its Thanksgiving Day special, but instead has reverted back to Submitted by Guest on, Nov/27/2009

Clive Hawkswood Balks at Gov Request of Bookies

The government has proposed the creation of a fund that would lead to bookmakers handing over millions of pounds to Sport England for reinvestment in grassroots sport as part of a new voluntary cod

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/23/2009

Bookies Hurt by Indianapolis Colts Cover

While the online bookmakers needed the Indianapolis Colts to lose against Baltimore to enjoy a successful day, other games managed to go the bookies way including Pittsburgh's shock loss to Kansas

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/22/2009

Premier League Must not be Complacent on Match-Fixing

By Rory Smith, The Telegraph

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/22/2009

BWIN and 888 Dismiss Takeover Reports

eGaming Review Magazine is reporting on Friday that Austrian-based BWIN and online gambling giant 888.com have dismissed acquisition talks.  Rumors have b

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/20/2009

Mafia Tomato Gets Squished

By MURRAY WEISS and CHUCK BENNETT, NY Post

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/19/2009

Sports Betting: More Alleged Mobsters in New York Busted

Around two dozen alleged mobsters were busted Wednesday morning during a massive probe into a multi-million dollar sports betting and loansharking operation in the New York City area.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2009

Threat Seen to Nevada’s Sports Betting Monopoly

By Richard N. Velotta and Brian Wargo, Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2009

Breaking News

Third Time's a charm for Englert on HPT

Third Time's a charm for Englert on HPT

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) events at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour have historically been among the tour's largest stops. This time around was no exception. The opening $400 Kick Off tournament set a Colorado state record with 912 entries. The Main Event drew 607 total players, building a prize pool of $892,290.

Las Vegas Casino South Point Robbed at Gunpoint

Las Vegas Casino South Point Robbed at Gunpoint

In Tuesday’s online version of PlaySlots4RealMoney.com, Ewan Palmer reported that Las Vegas’s South Point Casino was robbed at gunpoint by an unknown assailant.

Poker Night In America to Debut Live TV Series

The hit TV series Poker Night in America (PNIA), produced by Rush Street Productions, is excited to announce the launch of a new live celebrity version of its TV series. 

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