Crime

Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty: Latest Odds on the Congressman

Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty: Latest Odds on the Congressman

Oddsmakers at BetOnline have Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz at 50% to get convicted on sex trafficking charges.  That could change with one of his associates now cooperating with federal authorities in the investigation.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2021

Elon Musk Dubs Himself the "Dogefather" for SNL Promo Tweet

Elon Musk Dubs Himself the "Dogefather" for SNL Promo Tweet

Oddsmakers doubt an SEC investigaton will be launched following Elon Musk's SNL appearance this coming Saturday night, but you can still bet on it.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2021

Poker Player, Sports Bettor Jailed for 14 months in $1million Tax Evasion Case

Poker Player, Sports Bettor Jailed for 14 months in $1million Tax Evasion Case

A Connecticut sports bettor and part-time poker pro has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for evading taxes on more than $1million of poker gambling winnings.  He must also pay back more than $800,000.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/06/2021

Gambling Crime Beat: Human Trafficking Ring Uncovered During Gambling Raid

Gambling Crime Beat: Human Trafficking Ring Uncovered During Gambling Raid

Plus a Maltese gambling company has been found to be involved in a €600m Mafia tax evasion scam.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2021

Police Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Klled 2 at Wisconsin Casino

Police Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Klled 2 at Wisconsin Casino

Tribal leaders in northeastern Wisconsin were in shock Sunday hours after a gunman opened fire at their casino complex, killing two people and wounding another in what witnesses described as a hailstorm of bullets.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/03/2021

Doctor Accused of Gambling While Kids Stayed in Locked Car

Doctor Accused of Gambling While Kids Stayed in Locked Car

Marieny Elena Guimera-Revelo was arrested by Seminole Police Sunday on two counts of child neglect after she was found gambling in the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood.  Her children, ages 3 and 11, were left in a locked car outside near what was described as "high foot traffic".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2021

PA Man Used Credit Card Swiped From Casino for Online Gambling

PA Man Used Credit Card Swiped From Casino for Online Gambling

A Bethleham, Pennsylvania man is accused of stealing a credit card from a casino guest that he later used to gamble online.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/11/2021

Report: Former NFL Player Kills 5 in South Carolina, Then Himself

The gunman who killed five people, including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, was former NFL player Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/08/2021

Officer in Urlacher Sports Betting Case Enters Guilty Plea

Officer in Urlacher Sports Betting Case Enters Guilty Plea

A Chicago cop has plead guilty for his role in the operation of a high profile sports betting ring that involved the brother of Bears great Brian Urlacher.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/05/2021

Feds Want Stiff Sentence for Bookie: Caused One Deadbeat to 'Burst Into Tears'

Feds Want Stiff Sentence for Bookie: Caused One Deadbeat to 'Burst Into Tears'

Gregory Paloian and his agents were so aggressive with gamblers, one actually "burst into tears".  Others were referred to as ‘f*&#%g little pu$%y’, little c&%*sucker'.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/01/2021

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Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/29/2021

Tennessee Sportsbook Action 24/7 Ask For Injunction Following License Suspension

Tennessee Sportsbook Action 24/7 Ask For Injunction Following License Suspension

Action 24/7, a local Tennessee sports betting firm, had its license yanked by the state after it was suspected of engaging in credit card fraud. Now the company is fighting in court to get it reinstated.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/24/2021

Bitcoin: Fake Elon Musk Giveaway Scam 'Cost Man £400,000'

Bitcoin: Fake Elon Musk Giveaway Scam 'Cost Man £400,000'

Analysts at Whale Alert in Amsterdam had watched in horror as Sebastian's 10 Bitcoin were transferred and then cashed out anonymously a few days later.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/16/2021

Malta’s iGaming Industry Comes Under Increased Scrutiny

Once again, Malta's iGaming sector has come under scrutiny.  The Mediterranean nation is home to the largest online gambling industry in the world.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/15/2021

Spike in Homicides a Result of Illegal Gambling Dens Claim Law Enforcement

Spike in Homicides a Result of Illegal Gambling Dens Claim Law Enforcement

Eight homicides in Santa Ana, California, and half of them are being blamed on illicit gambling.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/11/2021

Crypto Crime Cartel? John McAfee Indicted

Crypto Crime Cartel: John McAfee, Others Arrested

Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the unsealing of an Indictment charging JOHN DAVID MCAFEE, the founder of the McAfee antivirus software company, and JIMMY GALE WATSON JR., who served as an executive adviser of MCAFEE’s so-called cryptocurrency team (the “McAfee Team”), with conspiracy to commit commodities and securities fraud, more...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2021

Urlacher Pardoned But Another Defendant in Sports Betting Case Pleads Guilty

Urlacher Pardoned But Another Defendant in Sports Betting Case Pleads Guilty

A guilty plea was entered Monday by another defendant in the sports gambling case that involved a northern Illinois mayor who was pardoned by former President Donald Trump.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/08/2021

Swedish Man Involved in Digital Currency Fraud Faces 40 Years Prison Time

Swedish Man Involved in Digital Currency Fraud Faces 40 Years Prison Time

Roger Nils-Jones Karlsson is the founder of Eastern Metal Securities and accused of defrauding over 3,500 investors through digital currencies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/08/2021

Pacman Jones Bar Fight Video Shows Violent Chaos ... People Throwing Chairs

TMZ.com Tuesday morning released exclusive video footage of a bar fight involving former NFL player and casino cheat Adam "Pacman" Jones, which shows chairs being thrown and barstools flying.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/16/2021

Pacman Jones Arrested Again: This Time for Assault

Pacman Jones Arrested Again: This Time for Assault

Former NFL cornerback and casino cheat Adam "Pacman" Jones was arrested on Monday morning in Hamilton County, Ohio, according to court documents obtained by WCPO Cincinnati.  He is accused of punching and kicking a person in the head.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/15/2021

Federal Murder Charge Added Against Man Accused of Setting Poker Pro on Fire

Murder Charge Added Against Man Accused of Setting Poker Pro on Fire

Poker pro Susie Zhao was bound, sexually assaulted, and burned alive following an encounter at a Michigan motel, according to court documents.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/15/2021

Another Urlacher Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty to Role in Sports Gambling Ring

Another Urlacher Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty to Role in Sports Gambling Ring

Todd Blanken is the second defendant to plead guilty for his involvement in an illegal sports betting ring with ties to the brother of Chicago Bears great Brian Urlacher

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/12/2021

PA Trooper Charged in Illegal Gambling, Prostitution Sting

A Pennsylvania state trooper and three other people were charged Thursday with operating a corrupt organization involving prostitution, gambling and money laundering at a strip club the trooper co-owns.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/11/2021

James Gandolfini Son to Appear in "Sopranos' Prequel

 James Gandolfini Son Preps for Role in "Sopranos' Prequel

"The Sopranos" is back.  Well, sort of.  "The Many Saints of Newark", directed by Alan Taylor, is set for release September 24 this year.  It is the prequel to the hit HBO series and stars the late James Gandolfini's son, Michael Gandolfini.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/10/2021

Inquiry Finds Crown Resorts Unfit to Run its Sydney Casino

Australian gambling company Crown Resorts is unfit to run its new Sydney casino because it facilitated money laundering and had other problems, a regulator said Tuesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/09/2021

Sports Betting Co-Defendant in Urlacher Case Pleads Guilty

A suburban Chicago man pleaded guilty in federal court today to conducting an illegal sports gambling business and laundering the proceeds through an offshore company.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/02/2021

Police Probe Cristiano Ronaldo Over Alleged COVID-19 Breach

Police Probe Cristiano Ronaldo Over Alleged COVID-19 Breach

Police are investigating a potential breach of Italy’s COVID-19 regulations by Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo after he allegedly traveled between the regions of Piedmont and Valle d’Aosta.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jan/29/2021

Two Tennis Players Banned for Life for Match Fixing

Two Tennis Players Banned for Life for Match Fixing

Two Russian tennis players were banned from the sport for life on Wednesday for match-fixing, including incidents when they played together as doubles partners.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/27/2021

Brian Urlacher’s Brother Pardoned by Trump: Ran Illegal Sportsbook

Brian Urlacher’s Brother Pardoned by Trump: Ran Illegal Sportsbook

The brother of Chicago Bears Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher has been pardoned of federal charges that he recruited for a multimillion-dollar illegal offshore gambling ring.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/20/2021

Pro Sports Bettor Billy Walters Pardoned by Trump in Final Hour

Pro Sports Bettor Billy Walters Pardoned by Trump in Final Hour

William “Billy″ T. Walters, the retired professional sports bettor and businessman, expressed gratitude to President Donald Trump for granting him clemency and regaining his freedom while continuing to maintain his innocence in a highly publicized insider-trading case.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/20/2021

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The Odds of Legalizing Gambling in Thailand

The Odds of Legalizing Gambling in Thailand

In Asia, only Thailand and Brunei are the remaining ASEAN-member countries who have illegalized most forms of gambling.

Trump Campaigner Anna Khait Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

Trump Ally Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

The New York Times claimed that Khait was among several specially-trained operatives working as part of a group that backed former US President Donald Trump.

Bob Baffert Sorry Not Good Enough Says Dempsey

Bob Baffert Sorry Not Good Enough Says Dempsey

Plus Decision on Trainer Rice's License Could be Made May 17