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Poker Player Goes on Another Bank Robbery Spree

Poker Player Goes on Another Bank Robbery Spree

2015 Borgata Summer Open winner Thomas Dougher is up to his old tricks again.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Bank of England could Have Its Own Bitcoin-Style Digital Currency

Bank of England could Have Its Own Bitcoin-Style Digital Currency

The over 300-year-old Bank of England is considering launching its own Bitcoin-style digital currency according to local media reports following nearly three years of research into linking the sterling with a state-backed crypto.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Ripple the Top 10 Cryptoasset of 2017

Ripple the Top 10 Cryptoasset of 2017

Ripple, not Bitcoin, was named the top cryptoassets of 2017 according to Joon Ian Wong of Quartz.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Poker Community, Including Detractors, Bid Farewell to Selbst

Poker Community, Including Detractors, Bid Farewell to Selbst

The poker community continued to be in shock this New Year's Day with the unexpected announcement that the biggest female money earner in the game will be retiring from it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Ashes Ball Tampering Claims 'Ridiculous' Says Bowler: Ashes Outright Odds '18

England pace bowler James Anderson has described as “ridiculous” accusations that he was involved in tampering with the ball during the drawn fourth Ashes test against Australia in Melbourne last week, Reuters reported on New Year’s Day.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/01/2018

Types Of Online Casino Bonuses You Must Know

Types Of Online Casino Bonuses You Must Know

Are you looking for practical ways to increase your online casino bankroll? Worry no more. There are natural and quick ways to do so. The beauty is that it will take you a few minutes to know them. There are several no deposit casino bonus sites you will look up to.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Vanessa Selbst Parts Ways With PokerStars, Retires From Poker

Vanessa Selbst Parts Ways With PokerStars, Retires From Poker

Vanessa Selbst shocked the poker world New Year's Eve day by announcing her decision to retire from the game that she loves.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2017

Commodities King Dennis Gartman: "Bitcoin Is Nonsense'

With Bitcoin over $14,00, Commodities King Dennis Gartman was asked how much of that is he gonna buy.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2017

Two Las Vegas Casino Security Guards Shot Dead, Shooter Clings to Life

Two Las Vegas Casino Security Guards Shot Dead, Shooter Clings to Life

Two Las Vegas security guards were fatally shot Saturday while investigating a disturbance in a room at a hotel-casino and the suspected shooter is facing critical injuries after turning the gun on himself, police said.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2017

Indiana Latest State to Explore Legalized Sports Betting

Indiana Latest State to Explore Legalized Sports Betting

A state lawmaker says he'll sponsor legislation that would make betting on sports legal in Indiana if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of New Jersey in a case that could open to door for states to legalize gambling on sporting events.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2017

Top Pay Per Head for Houston Area Bookies, Agents

Top Pay Per Head for Houston Area Bookies, Agents

While the Texans 2017 season in the NFL is now history with no chance of a post season, Houston bookies and agents have plenty to celebrate in terms of betting interest - not necessarily profit - as their Astros just won the World Series and their Rockets continue to soar, albeit with a hicchup of late, in the NBA. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2017

Pay Per Head Software Gives Bookies Free Time To Do Other Things

Pay Per Head Software Gives Bookies Free Time To Do Other Things

Premier Pay per head bookie software is like no other. It makes everything easy for bookies. You are left with more time to do other things.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2017

Bitcoin Developer Released After $1m Bitcoin Paid to Kidnappers

Victim said to be "safe" but 'stressed"

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2017

Man Suffers Heavy Gambling Losses, Gets Drunk, Holds 25 Family Members Hostage

Man Suffers Heavy Gambling Losses, Gets Drunk, Holds 25 Family Members Hostage

Investigators said the man got drunk after suffering heavy gambling losses, including machinery from the family’s construction business.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2017

Latest Bitcoin Hard Fork Attempt Causes Worries in Crypto-Currency Markets

Latest Bitcoin Hard Fork Causes Worries in Crypto-Currency Markets

Prior to Bitcoin's latest hard fork attempt Thursday, Jim Cramer of CNBC said that "Bitcoin is not an investment".

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2017

Pinnacle Sports Continues Its Dominance as eSports Betting Provider

Pinnacle Sports Continues Its Dominance as eSports Betting Provider

Benjamin Cronin, Content & Social Media Manager at Pinnacle, recently sat down for an interview with SBC to discuss the booming eSports betting sector.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2017

Bitcoin and the Incredible Rise From $900 to $20,000 in 2017 Revisited

Bitcoin and the Incredible Rise From $900 to $20,000 in 2017 Revisited

CoinDesk.com on Friday examined the wild ride the crypto-currency Bitcoin has taken during 2017 with the price hovering between $930 and $970 at the start of the new year.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/29/2017

Florida Gambling Shines, Falls In Equal Measure

Florida Gambling Shines, Falls In Equal Measure

Florida casinos face a tough choice in 2017. During the last 12 months, many things happen in Florida. If you follow gambling news each day, you will confirm that there is a lot that happens in Florida.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/29/2017

Doh! Anti-Gaming Crusader Wins $25K in Gambling Sweepstakes

A suburban Chicago woman who has crusaded against gambling for decades has won $25,000 by playing a sweepstakes game at a gambling cafe.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/28/2017

Billionaire Tilman Fertitta Says Bitcoin Here to Stay But New Buyers Want Insurance

Billionaire Tilman Fertitta Says Bitcoin Here to Stay But New Buyers Want Insurance

Billionaire Tilman Fertitta gave his fairly bullish take on the wildly popular digital currency bitcoin in an interview with CNBC Thursday. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2017

The Blunders of 2017 That Had Some Online Bookies Close-Shop

The Blunders of 2017 That Had Some Online Bookies Close-Shop

2018 starts soon. Pay per head agents who want to be a success need to understand where others went wrong. Find out why bookies closed shop in 2017

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2017

Online Bookie Tips: The 2018 Events That Will Generate Business

Online Bookie Tips: The 2018 Events That Will Generate Business

2018 is approaching quickly, online bookies should already have the big events mapped out. Find out what and when they are, and how to make cash.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2017

WSU vs MSU Holiday Bowl - What the Line Should Be: Cougars Missing Top Two Wide Receivers

Gambling911.com resident bookmaker expert Tony Caliente breaks down the Alamo Bowl to determine if the line on this game is accurate.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2017

Sneaky Reality Star Delivers A Plot Twist - High Stakes Poker Hand

Sneaky Reality Star Delivers A Plot Twist - High Stakes Poker Hand

Garrett Adelstein is at it again, this time on Live At The Bike in a $25/50 game that's playing pretty big. He defends his big blind with a questionable hand, but gets just the runout he was looking for.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2017

Bitcoin Drops Amidst Regulatory Concerns

The "Squawk on the Street" crew talks about the drop in bitcoin and the good year for U.S. stocks.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/28/2017

Disgraced Gambling NBA Ref Arrested Again

Disgraced Gambling NBA Ref Arrested Again

Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy, who previously served prison time for fixing NBA games, has been arrested for allegedly wielding a hammer in an incident that led to a felony aggravated assault charge just days before Christmas.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2017

Crypto Entrepreneur Kidnapped in Kiev

Crypto Entrepreneur Kidnapped in Kiev

Authorities in the Ukraine are investigating the kidnapping of 40-year-old Russian programmer and cryptocurrency investor Pavel Lerner in Kiev.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2017

My 400 Bitcoin Bet Paid Off, But is it too Late for Others

Allasandra Sollberger, Chief Executive of Evermore Health, talks to the BBC about her experience buying and managing the crypto-currency Bitcoin.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2017

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Teased for Wearing Tight Warriors Shirt: 'Showing Team Spirit'

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Teased for Wearing Tight Warriors Shirt: 'Showing Team Spirit'

Stop the teasing of poker pro Phil Hellmuth just because he's wearing a Golden State Warriors shirt that looks like it belongs on his 10-year-old son

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2017

Regulator: Bitcoin 'Doesn't Pass the Smell Test’

Regulator: Bitcoin 'Doesn't Pass the Smell Test’

Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts William Galvin is claiming that, when it comes to the crypto-currency Bitcoin, “there is no product here.”

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2017

Breaking News

January Crypto-Slump Continues With Some Bright Spots Tuesday Evening

Nearly all of the top 68 cryptocurrencies have witnessed a decline during the month of January with some bad news hitting hard Tuesday as South Korea regulators consider banning exchange trading and while rumors of banks blocking cryptocurrency charges were running rampant.

Capital One Blocks Cryptocurrency Purchases With Its Card as Bitcoin Hits Biggest Low in Weeks

Capital One Blocks Cryptocurrency Purchases With Its Card as Bitcoin Hits Biggest Low in Weeks

Tuesday was not a good day for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as nearly all of them witnessed sharp declines on the day.

Vegas Gambling Revenue Hits All Time Low

Generating $26 billion in total revenue, Nevada gaming regulators say it is a new record low for Vegas.