Crime

PPA Files Amicus Brief Motion in Case Contesting SDNY Seizures

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today filed a motion in Southern District Court of California to partici

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2009

Warrant Issued for Ex-NBA Player Antoine Walker re: Gambling Debts

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the former N.B.A. player Ant

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jul/15/2009

Online Poker Payment Processor Motion (Part 1)

TO: THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT

OF CALIFORNIA KAREN P. HEWITT, THE UNITED STATES

ATTORNEY FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK LEV

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2009

Poker Funds Seizures: Second Motion to Intervene Filed

Costigan Media, parent company of Gambling911.com, announced early Friday morning its intention to file a second Motion to Intervene in having a seizure warrant unsealed as part of its First Amendm

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2009

Mobster 'Rifleman' Flemmi takes stand in Boston

By DENISE LAVOIE

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2009

Poker Players Alliance Wants Answers

Gambling911.com has learned that legal counsel for the Poker Players Alliance met with Assistant US Attorney Arlo Devlin-Brown following news that $30 million of its members monies had been seized

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2009

More Online Poker Seizures Revealed

Gambling911.com has learned that yet another warrant seizure was issued against a bank in regard to funds associated with online poker's two biggest rooms, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/09/2009

Mathieu Montcourt Died of Natural Causes: Banned for Betting

The French tennis player, Mathieu Montcourt, died of natural causes according to authorities Wednesday. 

"First indications lead us to conclude this was a natural death. But one must await the result of toxicological analyses, which should be forthcoming next week, in order to be completely certain," a police source told AFP following the autopsy at the Paris Medico-Legal Institute (IML).

Montcourt was only 24.  He had previously been banned in eight games following an investigation where allegations arose he had bet on tennis outcomes over the Internet.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2009

Tennis Pro in Betting Scandal Found Dead

PARIS (Associated Press) - French tennis player, who was recently banned for betting on matches, has died. He was 24.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2009

When Poker Players Become Violent

What's next, World Series of Poker dealers wearing armor? 

Semi Pro poker player Thang Luu reportedly broke the hand of a dealer on Saturday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2009

Steve McNair Death Still a Mystery

NFL quarterback Steve McNair gave back to the community and for that he was beloved by many fans.

Many have trouble comprehending the tragedy that took place this weekend.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2009

Online Poker: Costigan Media Wants Conte Affidavit Unsealed

As reported last Thursday, Costigan Media, parent company of Gambling911.com, has filed a Motion to Intervene and to Unseal Court Records Relating to theSubmitted by C Costigan on, Jul/05/2009

Barney Frank at the 2009 World Series of Poker

Everyone's favorite Congressman, Barney Frank, made an appearance at the 2009 World Series of Poker Sunday, perhaps even upstaging bracelet record holder, Phil Hellmuth, who arrived dressed as a Ro

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/05/2009

Internet Poker Funds Froze Based on 1955 Law

On June 2, 2009, the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, issued a civil seizure warrant which the government subsequently executed against all funds on deposit in Well Farg

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/03/2009

Online Poker: Gambling911 Motion to Have Seizure Warrants Unsealed

Costigan Media, parent company of Gambling911.com, submitted a Memorandum of Law in Support of its Motion to Intervene and to unseal court records related to the issuance of a seizure warrant of fu

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2009

Poker Author David Slansky’s Home Robbed

Respected poker author and theorist David Sklansky's home took a bad beat as it was burglarized last night.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2009

Barry Greenstein Says Russ Hamilton is Innocent

Implicated in a highly publicized insider cheating scandal, Russ Hamilton has his supporters.  The 1994 World Series of Poker winner was implicated by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission, stating it h

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/26/2009

Online Gambling Operators May Want to Leave Antigua Now

In a report that came out Thursday, it was revealed that online gambling companies operating out of Antigua have now come under intense scrutiny following the country's financial regulatory body's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2009

Antigua Police Arrest Bank Regulator Tied to Stanford

By Evan Perez, www.wsj.com

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2009

Punters Cheated by up to 40 Sports Betting Operators

Our man on the scene in Australia, Greg Tingle, has notified us of a major cheating scandal down under involving some 40 operators allegedly ripping off pu

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2009

Poker Players Need to File a 90-22.1 Says Tax Expert

In light of a US Government crackdown affecting Internet poker's two biggest rooms, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, Gambling911.com recently spoke to a tax expert who questioned what might happen i

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/24/2009

BetonSports Pleas: Kaplan Clan Won’t be Doing Jail Time

Despite reports Monday that the brother and sister of jailed BetonSports founder, Gary Kaplan, have entered into guilty pleas, sources close to Gambling911.com advise they will not be providing any

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2009

More Guilty Pleas in BetonSports Case

The brother and sister of BetonSports founder, Gary Kaplan, have plead guilty Monday and agreed to forfeit millions in gambling profits, though it is unclear where they will come up with those mill

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2009

Craigslist Killer Arraigned Today

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2009

Allen Stanford Paid Bribes to Antigua Official

In a revelation that has sent shockwaves through the online gambling sector of Antigua, news broke that the Caribbean nation's top bank regulator had been paid $100,000 by Allen Stanford to conduct

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/22/2009

Puerto Rico Marriott Casino Robbed by Lone Gunman

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -  (AP) Police in Puerto Rico's capital are searching for a lone man who robbed $340,000 from a popular hotel and casino by threatening a supervisor's family.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2009

Disgraced NBA Gambling Referee Sent to Halfway House

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy is headed from federal prison to a Florida halfway house to serve the rest of his 15-month sentence in a gambling scandal.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2009

Michael Vick Odds: Where Will He Go Next?

The Atlanta Falcons officially released Michael Vick last week, setting off a firestorm of speculation as to what his football future holds.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/15/2009

Poker Funds Seizure: Little Agreement on How it Shakes Out

By Liz Benston

LAS VEGAS SUNMon, Jun 15, 2009

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/15/2009

Somach Blasted for Linking Museum Killer to Online Gambling

Controversial industry reporter, Thomas Somach, has come under attack for linking Holocaust Museum killer, James von Brunn, to the online casino industry.  Somach discovered that von Brunn's hate-

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/14/2009

Breaking News

FanDuel New Jersey Sports Betting Probe: Company Refused to Pay Out on $82,000 Bet

Anthony Prince of Newark made $110 bet on Denver to win with a minute left in game at 750-1 odds and down two points

Matusow Wish for the New Year: 'Have @Potus Quit Tweeting Like A 3 yr Old'

Matusow Wish for the New Year: 'Have @Potus Quit Tweeting Like A 3 yr Old'

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow makes no secret of the fact that he is a big supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump.  But at the conclusion of Rosh Hashanah, he wished the following via Twitter

The Truth About Becoming A Successful Online Bookie Agent

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