The 2017 World Series of Poker Monster Stack was starting to wind down with the first place finisher to be paid out $1,094,349.
CHICAGO (MarketWatch) -- Dan Ahrens has been on a serious losing streak in Las Vegas but since he always bets on the house, he's confident that his luck will soon change.
Ahrens is manager of the Ladenburg Thalmann Gaming and Casino Fund, which is down more than 40% over the past 12 months as investors sell gambling stocks in the wake of an accelerating decline in visitation and gambling revenue in Sin City and elsewhere.
"The selling has been very overdone," Ahrens said. "Gaming revenues are down somewhat in Vegas but it is far from a ghost town.
Starting today and running until Oct. 1, Bodog Casino will be awarding 10 lucky Blackjack players a $100 bonus each week for a total of $1,000 in weekly bonuses.
Players who crave exhilarating casino action no longer need to contact their travel agents for sizzling weekend escapes to Las Vegas, Monaco, or Atlantic City. With the arrival of the hottest onl
SACRAMENTO -- California's gaming tribes and the Catholic Church have struck a compromise on a bill that would allow simulcasts of conventional bingo while outlawing bingo machines almost everywher
Michael "Uncle Fester" Cash, proprietor of the online gambling portal TheSpread.com just can't seem to cut a break. Just last year on route to a Bodog.com the world's most unluckiest online gambling affiliate arrived in Vancouver Canada and was promptly deported back to his home state of Michigan the next day. Seems he had an arrest warrant from several years back for knocking out someone at a Windsor, Ontario casino who....as fait would have it, was a police officer.
Whether good or bad, individuals associated with the world of online gambling have met some of the most brutal of deaths.
What are they thinking?
CryptoLogic Limited, an Internet gaming software, today reported its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2008, posting modest revenue growth over the same period a year ago.
WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers have urged the U.S.
Russia is not without its own anti-Internet gambling zealots, similar to the USA.....and then there are those who - for better or for good - want the entire Internet cleansed .
It's a question people have been asking for years: Did Bodog founder Calvin Ayre sell his soul to the devil?
With a lifestyle that seems unattainable for most mere mortals, Ayre enjoyed a seemingly endless stream of cash, booze and women. He hobnobbed with big name celebrities who fawned over him as if he were the one with the Academy Award. Ayre's opulent lifestyle would eventually land him on the cover of Forbes prestigious billionaire's issue in March of 2006. It all seemed to good to be true....and maybe it was.
A new online bank catering to online gambling enthusiasts has opened and offers fast and secure online money transfer services.
Lots of people use PayPal but the online payment solution seems to care little about customer privacy.
Gambling911.com has been reporting extensively on bouncing checks from various online poker websites.
Online gambling sites are now issuing the following notices regarding withdrawal of funds via check:
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."
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.
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A Florida man was sentenced to 5.5 years prison time for his role in a Bitcoin exchange money laundering scheme as well as the hacking of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Many businesses have shut down because operators failed to do the proper accounting of the money they thought the company had brought in.