2011 July 26 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Actor Tobey Maguire arrives at AFI Lifetime Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas held at Sony Pictures Studios on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, California.
Disqus Editorial: Keeping a lid on gaming plans Mon Jul 25, 2011, 11:50 PM EDT Even as they consider legislation that would allow casinos to establish a Massachusetts foothold, state officials are right to keep the lid on ventures that would allow residents from Cape Ann to the Berkshires the opportunity to legally gamble online.
Who says the life of a professional poker player isn’t exhausting? After grinding through the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas for 14 to 16 hours a day for 8 days straight, Mobile native Ryan Lenaghan had his eyes on the final table and an $8.7 million prize.
Police say an attempt to rob a high-stakes poker game in Raleigh ended with a shooting that left one dead.
One of the highest profile brands in the online gambling US market, Bodog, will be no more from the end of this (2011) year. The […]Read the rest »
Marius Adamski, an analyst at Pershing Square Capital Management LP, Bill Ackman, CEO and founder of Pershing Square Capital Management LP, and Jeffrey Sloves, managing director, JonesTrading Institutional Services LLC.
In 2003 after PartyPoker.com advertized on one episode of “World Poker Tour,” then on Travel Channel, the website saw a surge in traffic, making it one of the most popular poker-gambling websites in the U.S. “It showed the power of the television medium and what it was able to provide for the online business,” says Steve Lipscomb, founder of World …
Swedish gaming services company Betsson AB released its second quarter 2011 financials this week, with mixed results but overall a steady performance. The company is […]Read the rest »
The Australian online sportsbook Sportsbet has agreed to cancel more than A$80,000 in debts run up by a Melbourne man who claims he was lured […]Read the rest »