Gambling News

Published on: September 5, 2014

Suarez No Longer Part of Team 888poker

A couple of months ago, we reported that football superstar Luis Suarez had joined Team 888poker, but as it turns out now, his stay at the poker team was not a long-lasting one. In fact, 888poker decided to cancel the sponsorship deal after Suarez had bitten an opponent in the World Cup match against Italy. […]...

Published on: June 25, 2014

Pokerstars To Add Blackjack Soon?

The world’s largest online poker room, Pokerstars, will probably soon be offering two additional games in Spain. A Spanish subsidiary of the company has received licenses for both blackjack and roulette and according to a Pokerstars representative, the company is looking to fulfill its customer demands. Focus on poker Pokerstars is the largest online poker […]...

Published on: June 20, 2014

Bookmakers on the Lookout for Match-Fixing at Brazilian World Cup

Bookmakers all around the world are keeping a close eye on all bets that are placed on World Cup matches. According to reports disclosed by the New York Times, even the world football association, FIFA, is concerned about the issue. Suspicions The 2014 football World Cup in Brazil is without question the biggest sport event […]...

Published on: June 19, 2014

Gus Hansen Prefers Pool Party over WSOP

Poker pro Gus Hansen doesn’t seem too eager to start his World Series of Poker run this year, he missed the first event he was supposed to take part in because he was having too much fun at a pool party. The Dane did tweet that he would try to attend another event soon. Motivation […]...

Published on: June 17, 2014

Amaya Gaming Group Acquires Pokerstars, Full Tilt Poker for Almost $5 Billion

The Amaya Gaming Group and the Oldford Group, owner of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, have announced earlier this week that they have reached a definitive agreement for Amaya to take over all of Oldford’s issued and outstanding shares for a total amount of $4.9 million. Two weeks ago, Amaya still refused to comment on […]...

Published on: June 12, 2014

Gambling Support Increasing in the US

According to a poll conducted by Mark Mellman, a Democratic pollster, and Glen Bolger, a republican Pollster, support for gambling is on the rise in the United States. Almost 9 out of 10 respondents think gambling is an acceptable activity. Support for casinos Mellman and Bolger asked 1,000 voters about their thoughts on gambling and […]...

Published on: June 9, 2014

Pokernews Not Allowed to Provide Live Tournament Coverage at Venetian

Last week, one of the largest poker websites on the web,, was refused entry to the Venetian to cover a Mid-States Poker Tour event that was taking place there. Although no reason was given initially, this week the casino revealed that the website was banned because it’s promoting online gambling. Adelson’s war Now that […]...

Published on: June 6, 2014

Cryptocurrency: A Blessing for the Gambling World?

There are many people that believe that cryptocurrencies offer lots of advantages and that they could one day be used next to normal currencies. And while we certainly do agree with that, we also feel that for some applications it would be more useful than for others. One application that comes to mind is online […]...

Published on: June 5, 2014

Casino Revenue Up in Macau

Macau has had a great month in May as gambling revenue rose by almost 10 percent (9.3 percent to be exact) and casinos brought in more than $4 billion. Gambling revenue is expected to rise further over the next few months. Less growth than expected Despite the revenue increasing by almost 10 percent, analysts were […]...

Published on: June 4, 2014

Palms Casino Bans UFC President After Big Blackjack Win

Dana White, the President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, has been banned from the Las Vegas Palms after he won about $2 million at the blackjack tables. According to White the casino’s only reason for banning him was the fact that he was winning too much money. Not a first It was not the first […]...