Crime

Dario Extra: 5Dimes Owner Body Buried on Farm

Dario Extra is reporting that Sean "Tony" Creighton, the owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in Costa Rica is presumed dead.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2019

Officers Tied to 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Released

Officers Tied to 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Released

Two transit police officers arrested for their alleged involvement in the kidnapping of 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton have been released.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2019

Massive Tennis Match-Fixing Ring Unraveled

Massive Tennis Match-Fixing Ring Unraveled

The crooked tennis players knew him as “Maestro.” To European investigators, the Armenian based in Belgium is emerging as the suspected ringleader of an organized gambling syndicate suspected of fixing hundreds of matches and paying off more than 100 players from around Europe.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/16/2019

Death of Man Outside Casino Investigated as Homicide

Death of Man Outside Casino Investigated as Homicide

Sheriff’s officials say the death of a man whose body was found in a casino parking lot in Sauk County is being investigated as a homicide.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/16/2019

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appears to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appear to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

The mother of a suspected ring leader in the alleged kidnapping of 5Dimes owner Sean “Tony” Creighton, appears to have some ties to Malta and bookmakers who once operated there.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/15/2019

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN is the latest mainstream news media outlet in the United States to cover the apparent kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton in Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2019

Good Morning America Delves Into 5Dimes Sean Creighton Kidnapping Case

Sean Creighton, who lived in Costa Rica with his wife and children, was kidnapped over three months ago with a ransom demand.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/13/2019

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

Sean "Tony" Creighton, the missing owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in San Pedro, Costa Rica, was last seen at the home of a gang leader's grandmother.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2019

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Three suspects have been arrested in Spain tied to the disappearance and reported kidnapping of 5Dimes owner

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/12/2019

Associated Press Reports on 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Suspects Arrests

Costa Rican authorities are hoping the arrest of 12 people allegedly involved in the September kidnapping of the owner of an internet sports betting site will lead to the missing U.S. citizen.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/11/2019

Police Able to Track Bitcoin Transaction in Finding Suspects in 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping

Police Able to Track Bitcoin Transaction in Finding Suspects in 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping

11 raids conducted early Friday morning

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/11/2019

10 Arrested in Kidnapping of 5Dimes Owner: His Whereabouts Not Known

10 Arrested in Kidnapping of 5Dimes Owner: His Whereabouts Not Known

Gambling911.com has confirmed the arrests of several individuals involved in the September kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton, founder of 5Dimes Sportsbook out of San Pedro, Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2019

Maine Man Gets 15 Months for Running State's Largest Illegal Gambling Operation

Maine Man Gets 15 Months for Bust of State's Largest Gambling Operation

A Maine man who netted millions running an illegal sports gambling operation is going to prison for 15 months.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/08/2019

Arrest Order Issued for Japan Casino Mogul

Arrest Order Issued for Japan Casino Mogul

A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada, about a month after the country’s Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/07/2019

Man Shot Dead by Security Guard in Vegas Casino

Man Shot Dead by Security Guard in Vegas Casino

Security guards shot and killed an armed man in a casino-resort Sunday in suburban Las Vegas during a confrontation, police said.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/04/2019

Something Rotten in Malta? 60 Minutes Covers Online Gambling, Cryptocurrency Sector, Corruption

Something Rotten in Malta? 60 Minutes Covers Online Gambling, Cryptocurrency Sector, Corruption

Malta, you might say, is punching above its weight. The smallest nation in the European Union is home to one of its fastest growing economies.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/23/2018

5Dimes Moves to 3-4 Day Payment Processing From Under 24 Hours

5Dimes could be following lead of other books in pushing Bitcoin more

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/19/2018

Officers: About 40 video gaming machines seized in NC raid

Law enforcement officers have raided a property that the Tuscarora Indian Nation of North Carolina claims as sovereign territory in eastern North Carolina after they received complaints that an illegal casino was being operated there.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/15/2018

The Role of UKGC in Online Gambling Industry

The Role of UKGC in Online Gambling Industry

Apart from the League Championship, the United Kingdom is also one of the most important territories of the gambling industry. The technology revolution and the appearance of the internet have allowed this sector to rise there. With this inevitable growth, an authority was born in 2007 to regulate the gambling in this sovereign country.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/12/2018

Two Former College Football Players Indicted in Armed Robbery, Were Running Gambling Ring

Two Former College Football Players Indicted in Armed Robbery, Were Running Gambling Ring

A Cobb County grand jury has formally charged four men with running a gambling operation on the Kennesaw State campus and robbing some participants at gunpoint, the Atlanta Constitution Journal reported on Wednesday.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/12/2018

Catholic School in LA is Having Nun of This: Sisters Confirmed in Embezzlement Scheme

Catholic School in LA is Having Nun of This: Sisters Confirmed in Embezzlement Scheme

Two nuns who worked for decades at a Catholic school in California embezzled a “substantial” amount of money from tuition and other funds and used it to pay for gambling trips to Las Vegas, church officials said Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/11/2018

Whitey Bulger Family to Sue Following Brutal Prison Murder

The family of notorious Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger plans to file a lawsuit against the government claiming wrongful death and negligence more than a month after his mysterious murder inside a West Virginia prison.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/10/2018

Nuns Gone Wild: Pilfer Catholic School to Support Gambling Habit

Nuns Gone Wild: Pilfer Catholic School to Support Gambling Habit

Two nuns at St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations, all to support their gambling addiction.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/09/2018

Police Offer $50K Reward for Info Regarding ''Execution' of Mobster Angelo Musitano

Hamilton police are offering a $50,000 reward for information pertaining to the murder of notorious mobster Angelo Musitano.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2018

Another American Goes Missing in Costa Rica

Another American Goes Missing in Costa Rica

Another American has gone missing in Costa Rica and the U.S. embassy still has no answers as to the whereabouts of 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/30/2018

Vietnam Jails 2 Ex-Police Generals for Role in Gambling Ring

A court in northern Vietnam on Friday jailed two former police generals for protecting a multimillion-dollar online gambling ring as the Communist government steps up its crackdown on graft.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/30/2018

Church Fire Reveals 'Illegal' Gambling Operation

More than a dozen people have been detained by Houston Texas deputies after an electrical fire at a local church.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/24/2018

Top Government Official Pleads Guilty to Gambling Away Tax Payer Funds

A former top economic development official in Maryland has pleaded guilty to stealing millions of dollars from the public.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/18/2018

Liverpool’s Sturridge Charged With Breaching Betting Rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be facing a ban from football after being charged on Monday with breaching rules on betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/13/2018

Former Sports Radio Host Convicted in Fraud Case, Gambled Away Investors Funds

Former Sports Radio Host Convicted in Fraud Case, Gambled Away Investors Funds

Craig Carton, the former co-host of a sports radio show with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason, emerged from a courthouse where he was convicted of fraud Wednesday to say he was disappointed with the verdict, though he respected it.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/08/2018

Breaking News

Former Nebraska Attorney General: 'No Place for Online Gambling in US'

Former Nebraska Attorney General serves as legal counsel for Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling

First Ever SBC Betting on Sports America Kicks Off Today

First Ever SBC Betting on Sports America Kicks Off Today

The first ever Betting on Sports America comes to the New Jersey Meadowlands this week and Gambling911.com will be there.

Wagerhome.com celebrates 15th season with Brand New Software Platform

Wagerhome.com celebrates 15th season with Brand New Software Platform

Wagerhome.com has come back to the pay per head Market with a brand new proprietary software platform.