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US General Political News

Delaware Sports Betting: Single-Game Bets Were a Risky Gambit

By CRIS BARRISH
The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2009

Obama to Take Control of the Internet?

CNet News reported on something interesting this past week.  A bill was being proposed that would give the White House power to disconnect private sector computers from the Internet.  Say what?Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/29/2009

Delaware May Have Other Options With Sports Betting

I'm still on my magical mystery tour of Vegas and last night I was hanging at the Mandalay Bay with two guys who have a vested interest in what happened in Delaware yesterday: Joe Brennan, chairman

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2009

Gaming Attorneys Shocked by Complete Delaware Turnaround

By Maureen Milford, The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2009

Judges Play Poker Too

The Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford recently released a slew of papers kept by the late Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2009

Jon Corzine Still Has Support From Betting Market

One incumbent who appears to be in trouble is New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, a Democrat. Seeking re-election in November, Corzine has fallen behind Republican challenger Chris Christie.

The Intrade.com market currently gives the Republican candidate a 55.0% chance of becoming Governor of the Garden State, while Corzine has a 45.0% probability of being re-elected.

New Jersey last elected a Republican Governor back in 1997. Right now the market points to 2009 being the end of this particular drought for the GOP.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/21/2009

Root: Government Run Healthcare Just Like the Post Office

Wayne Allyn Root, a regular contributor to the Gambling911.com website and the former Vice Presidential runningmate of the Libertarian party, says President Obama has finally got i

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Aug/18/2009

Pro Leagues Want Quick Ruling on Delaware Betting

DOVER, Del.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2009

Wayne Root: Obama Ordering Intimidation by Union Thugs

It's all over for Obama.

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Aug/10/2009

Online Poker Advocate Robert Menendez Under Investigation

The Poker Players Alliance has haled Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) for introducing the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2009

Senator Menendez Online Poker Bill Barney Frank on Steroids

Professor I. Nelson Rose has been given an advanced copy of the 91 page online poker regulation bill to be released later today by Senator Robert Menendez.

Mr. Rose calls this bill a hurricane compared to a squall that is Barney Frank's bill.  He has named his article, "The Menendez Bill: Barney Frank Bills On Steroids".

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2009

Would Sarah Palin Really Make a Good Poker Player?

The question was asked a few days ago by Aaron Michaels of the Examiner:  Would the former Republican Vice Presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin make a good poker player?

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/05/2009

Sarah Palin Not Getting a Divorce Says Oddsmaker

Over the weekend, AlaskaReport.com began swirling rumors that Alaska's ex-governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd were headed for divorce.  The report sent Palin's camp into a frenzy with Palin'

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2009

States Want Legalized Gambling, Sports Betting Now

With the recession and individual states hurting for ways to make money, over the next several months right into 2010 we will be reading a lot here at Gambling911.com about states wanting to get in

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/04/2009

Prospect of Gambling Coming to A.C. Impacts Staten Island

According to a report filed by Staten Island Live, D.A. Daniel Donovan (above)is not thrilled with the prospect of legal sports betting coming to Atlantic City Casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2009

Delaware Hires Law Firm for Sports Betting Plans

By CRIS BARRISH

The News Journal

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2009

Sin Helps With State Budget Woes

(CNN) - With their budgets teetering on bankruptcy, states are digging deep to find creative ways to ease their financial woes.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2009

Barney Frank’s Internet Gambling Bill Reaches 50 Co-Sponsors

(Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/28/2009

Sports Betting Facing Obstacles in New Jersey, Delaware

The major sports leagues have made it abundantly clear.  They do not want legalized sports betting in either Delaware or New Jersey.  Both states claim sports betting will help to boost their res

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/26/2009

Sports Leagues Sue Delaware to Block Sports Betting

WASHINGTON - The four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA sued Delaware Friday, seeking to block the state from implementing sports betting.

Delaware's sports betting plan "would irreparably harm professional and amateur sports by fostering suspicion and skepticism that individual plays and final scores of games may have been influenced by factors other than honest athletic competition," the leagues and NCAA said in a lawsuit filed in federal court in Delaware.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/24/2009

Odds on Professor Gates, Sgt. Crowley Having Beer at White House

In order to diffuse the controversy surrounding a Cambridge police officer, Sgt.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/24/2009

How Successful Was Poker Players Alliance DC Meetup?

The Poker Players Alliance organized a "meet up" in Washington, D.C. as part of its "National Poker Week".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/22/2009

R.I.P. Zookz.com: We Hardly Knew Ya

So much for the controversy involving pirated music download company, Zookz.com, claiming it can operate freely from the Caribbean nation of Antigua without reprecussions.  They suspended operatio

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/22/2009

Poker Players Hope for Hot Hand in Lobbying Week

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) - The Poker Players Alliance hopes a hot hand in the nation's capital this week will help its efforts to legalize online poker.

As part of its "National Poker Week," the group has set up nearly 100 meetings with members of Congress and their aides, and plans to present a petition to President Barack Obama on Wednesday that had more than 350,000 signatures at last count. Famous poker players such as Annie Duke, Howard Lederer, Andy Bloch and Greg Raymer are participating as well.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/22/2009

DOJ Says New Jersey Governor Has No Standing

The Department of Justice is opposing New Jersey Gov. Corzine joining the PASPA challenge as a plaintiff, saying he lacks the standing or interest to intervene. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/21/2009

Carrie Stroup Puritanical Nudity Bull Crap: Full Tilt BS and Obama

Gambling911.com 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

New Jersey Economy Can Be Helped by Sports Betting

The state of New Jersey desperately needs a boost to help its troubled economy... and so too does its Governor, Jon Corzine.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/13/2009

Sarah Palin Betting Odds Announced By Online Gambling Site

It didn't take long for the online gambling website BetUS.com to post odds on former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin following

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/06/2009

Barney Frank at the World Series of Poker

Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank, will be available for interviews Sunday at this year's World Series of Poker, being held at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas.   Congres

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2009

Breaking News

Where Can I Find The Best Sportsbook Betting Management System?

Where Can I Find The Best Sportsbook Betting Management System?

To be successful in online bookie business, you need very elaborate and powerful bookie management system. A recent survey conducted by gaming experts found out that Premier per head bookie betting management system is the best.

Wayne Allyn Root Prediction: ‘US Supreme Court Will Rule in Favor of Sports Betting’

Wayne Allyn Root Prediction: ‘US Supreme Court Will Rule in Favor of Sports Betting’

Conservative radio host Wayne Allyn Root predicts that the US Supreme Court will ultimately allow legalized sports betting when they present their final decision some time next spring or summer.

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Hollywood star and professional poker player Jennifer Tilly confirmed this weekend that her home had been spared by the Skirball Fire that burned 475 acres (1.92 km2), and forced the closure of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass near Los Angeles.