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NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat – Game 5

Written by Thomas | Thursday, June 9th, 2011

The biggest game of the National Basketball Association season will take place Thursday night, as the Dallas Mavericks host the Miami Heat. The two teams have split the first four games, with Miami winning games 1 and 3, and Dallas taking games 2 and 4. Neither team has been to the NBA Finals ... Read More

UFC 130 Preview and Picks

Written by Thomas | Friday, May 27th, 2011

UFC 130 is ready to roll on Saturday, May 28th 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with some excellent matches on the card. The main event card features a light heavyweight battle between former UFC champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Matt Hamill. The other main ... Read More

Bodog and Merge Gaming Next on DOJ’s Hit List?

Written by Thomas | Friday, May 27th, 2011

Bodog and Merge Gaming are apparently very much on the radar of the USA Department of Justice, at least according to inside sources that have been working with the radio hosts of This morning’s stream of Quad Jacks radio openly revealed that the next internet gambling ... Read More

One of Full Tilt’s Main Bank Accounts Unfrozen

Written by Thomas | Friday, May 27th, 2011

In a big step towards getting USA players their money paid out from their Full Tilt Poker accounts, eGaming Review is now reporting that the powerhouse poker site has had one of its main bank accounts unfrozen earlier today. The account at the center of all this is Full Tilt’s Bank of ... Read More

Merge Gaming Blocks 4 States From Signing up NEW Players

Written by Thomas | Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Since the stunning development of the “Blue Monday,” which saw yet another indictment unsealed against 10 popular gambling websites regarding banking and Wire Act violations, and surprise announcement was made from Merge Gaming, the company powering such popular poker sites as Carbon ... Read More

The Bastard Child of “Black Friday” Hits on a Monday….

Written by Thomas | Monday, May 23rd, 2011

May 23rd, 2011, is going down in gambling history as “Blue Monday,” or as I like to call it, the bastard child of “Black Friday.”  As if online gambling wasn’t already in the shits here in the United States, it looks as if the US government has aided in a local ... Read More

Heat vs. Bulls Game 3 Preview and Pick

Written by Thomas | Saturday, May 21st, 2011

The series is tied and now the scene changes to Miami for a home game to be played with game three is scheduled for Sunday May 22nd with television coverage available on TNT with a start time of 8:30pm ET. The Bulls did threaten in Game 2 after drubbing the Heat in Game 1. But the defensive ... Read More

Another Merge Skin Bites the Dust: GG Hero Poker

Written by Thomas | Saturday, May 21st, 2011

In what could be telling sign for the online poker market here in the United States, Hero Poker has recently announced through a formal press release on the popular poker forum that it will no longer accept poker players from the USA as of May 25th, 2011.  The site’s CEO has ... Read More

Carbon Poker Increases Sunday Guaranteed From $50K to $100K!

Written by Sadonna | Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Carbon Poker has seen a large increase in traffic since Black Friday when Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and PokerStars were shut down in the United States. After Black Friday, players were not able to log on to their accounts at the shut down poker rooms so they started joining poker rooms ... Read More

Mike Matusow: “You WILL Get Paid on Full Tilt” – BLASTS Tony G in the Process

Written by Thomas | Monday, May 16th, 2011

Online poker specialist and Full Tilt red pro Mike Matusow gave a bold statement today on QuadJacks radio earlier today regarding the state of players’ bankrolls on their site. Speaking with renowned host Marco Valerio and Mike’s brother Scott on the QJ poker broadcast this afternoon, ... Read More

Get the Latest Betting Predictions for Euro 2018 at

Written by Thomas | Monday, May 16th, 2011

In one form or another, betting on sports has been a popular pastime throughout the centuries, but there has always been a large and exclusive fan base associated with soccer, and especially Euro Cup betting. With preliminary matches already underway, bettors are invited to get the latest Euro ... Read More

Doyle Brunson to Leave Doyles Room

Written by Sadonna | Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Doyles Room will now have to make a few changes after it was announced that Doyle Brunson will be ending his contract with the online poker site that bears his namesake. Because Brunson will no longer be affiliated with the online poker room, the future of the site is in question. Gambling 911, ... Read More

Full Tilt Possibly “For Sale” at $200 Million?

Written by Sadonna | Friday, May 13th, 2011

The internet is starting to fill up with various rumors about embattled online poker site Full Tilt Poker. From Twitter to online forums like TwoPlusTwo, poker players are talking about one rumor in particular: is half of Full Tilt actually for sale??? Speculation has been running rampant that ... Read More

The Age-Old Question: Is Blackjack Rigged?

Written by Thomas | Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

This particular piece delves into the world of online blackjack and analyzing the question of blackjack’s fairness – and could it possibly be rigged online? At a land-based casino, the pay out percentage on a live blackjack game is percentages that mathematical analysis says that they ... Read More

Poker Training Site CardRunners Recently Hacked

Written by Thomas | Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Online poker training site CardRunners was recently hacked by an unknown intruder.  The news was announced on blogs and forums all over the interwebs earlier in the day. The hacker apparently got deep enough into their system to view customer emails and a few other pieces of vital information, ... Read More