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East Coast Snow Storm: Good News for Online Poker Rooms

With Saturday's US East Coast snow storm hitting just one weekend before Christmas, it's bad news for retailers but good news for online poker rooms and casino sites.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/19/2009

Facebook to Ban Online Gambling Ads

The popular social networking website 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

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

The Future of Online Gambling: Handheld eDeck

A new-ish device, "eDeck", lets you gamble Blackberry/iPhone-style theoretically from anywhere, but currently within the confines of three Las Vegas casinos - the Venetian, Palazzo, and M

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/13/2009

More Information on CNBC’s Upcoming Gambling Program

Mark your calendars 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

eCOGRA Looks Into Grand Privé Affiliate Dispute One Year Too Late

While its credibility is essentially shot, eCommerce Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance (eCOGRA), a so-called online gambling watchdog group with close ties to software maker Microgaming, has f

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/07/2009

Golden Casino Shuts Its Doors to US Players

The popular Golden Casino brand will be closing its doors to US players come December 1, 2009.  The announcement is believed to relate to an investigation overseen by the US Attorney's Office out

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/17/2009

MahjongTime Online Casino Affiliate Program Closes

Income Access sent out an ominous message to its members on Wednesday, warning them that they have severed ties with the MahjongTime online casino affiliate program.  They cite "payment conce

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2009

Online Gambling: Golden Casino Still at Center of MD Investigation

An investigation into online gambling payment processors by the US Attorney's office out of Baltimore, Maryland continues to hone in on the Internet casino Golden Casino.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2009

Accused Money Launderer No Longer Involved With Processor

The lawyer for one of two people charged in a probe into online gambling payment processors has told a l

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2009

Online Gambling: Personal Details Sold for Quick Cash

In an alleged shocking betrayal of player privacy by gambling companies that includes 888, William Hill and Full Tilt Poker, AustralianGambli

Online Gambling: UIGEA Bank Final Rule Q&A Submitted

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was enacted into law in 2006. The  proposed rule implementing the legislation was published for comment in October 2007.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2009 Looks to South Africa

Online gambling group,, is looking to capture the lucrative South Africa market through its Dragonfish division.  A joint venture with South Africa's Tsogo Sun Gaming Group and will help t

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/28/2009

Jon Kyl Gets Owned in Senate on Thursday

Arizona Republican Senator and long time opponent of online gambling, Jon Kyl, was accused of causing delays during a Senate Health Committee.  He later threw a temper tantrum that would have made

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/24/2009

Feds Seize More Accounts in Maryland Tied to Online Gambling

Six more bank accounts connected to online gambling have been seized by the Maryland US Attorney's Office.  These were all Wachovia Bank accounts held by a company called Forshay Enterprises, Inc.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/24/2009

Online Gambling: China Appeals WTO Media Ruling

As first predicted by last year, the United State's unwillingness to obey a WTO ruling related to online gambling is now having lasting implications and it all centers upon "pu

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2009

Smart-Live Issues Statement Regarding Affiliate Matter

In case you missed it on Tuesday, the folks from Smart-Live's online gambling affiliate program addressed concerns over the recent "suspension" of said program here at <

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2009

iMEGA Response to UIGEA Decision

The US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) of 2006, rejecting arguments that the law was vague and intruded on individual privacy rights.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2009

Daniel Tzvetkoff's V8 Supercar for Sale

FALLEN information technology tycoon Daniel Tzvetkoff's V8 Supercar is covered in SuperGP stickers ready for the Gold Coast's premier four-day racing carnival in October.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2009

Breaking: UIGEA Challenge Ruling In, States Have Burden

While a 3rd Circuit Court has upheld the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) as law, the Court has effectively now placed the burden on states making this decision somewhat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2009

Finance Ministry Wants Tax on Internet Gambling Sites

According to a report in Friday's edition of AM Costa Rica, the financial ministry is about to present to the legislature a bill to regulate online casino

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/28/2009

Online Gambling Affiliate Programs You Can Count On considers itself somewhat unbiased when it comes to the world of online gambling affiliate programs.  While it's true we do take ad money, Gambling911 is one of the few media/porta

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2009

Argentina May Legalize Online Gambling

BUENOS AIRES -(Dow Jones)- The Argentine government is working on plans to allow online gambling throughout the country, presidential Cabinet Chief Anibal Fernandez said Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

Canada to Offer Legal Online Casino Gambling

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation will begin offering its residents a range of online games including blackjack, roulette and poker, via

Online Gambling Casino Affiliates Will Keep Getting Screwed reported back in June regarding so-called online gambling regulatory body eCogra en

Gambling Companies Could Leave Costa Rica if Taxed

Following news over the past two weeks that the Government of Costa Rica is considering taxing online gambling firms operating in that country, operators have told they would leave

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2009

Proposed Tax on Gambling Could Alter Online

By Adam Williams

Tico Times Staff

As late Monday night turned into early Tuesday morning only a handful of gamblers occupied two of the six poker tables in the Horseshoe Casino on Avenida 1 in downtown San José. At the more populated of the two tables, the minimum bet to play a hand of blackjack was ¢2,000, or about $3.30.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2009

Bill Would Tax Costa Rica Based Online Gambling Sites

Every few years the Costa Rican government comes up with a novel plan to either tax or license online gambling firms operating in that Central American nation.  Each time, the attempt has failed.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2009

Internet Gambling Makes Push in Asia Pacific Region

The past month has seen a surge of both established and not so established Internet Gambling and other gaming companies make a push into the Asia Pacific region.  Greg Tingle, Special Contributor to the website and Australian correspondent, takes a look at the Internet gambling sector in that region.  He also looks at the online poker component.  Tingle is also the proprietor of Media Man out of Australia.


Submitted by Guest on, Jul/21/2009

Carrie Stroup Puritanical Nudity Bull Crap: Full Tilt BS and Obama readers have spoken and they express outrage over - of all things - President Obama assassination odds, which while no longer offered by Ireland's Paddy Power, continue to generate

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/20/2009

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.

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