Crime

Justice Finally as Adam Anhang Wife Found Guilty

A woman accused of killing her husband, an online gambling executive, has finally been found guilty more than a decade later.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2018

Pill-Making Factory Operator Claims He Got Money From Professional Poker

A flash drug dealer accused of running a £200,000 pill-making factory claims he received this money from playing professional poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2018

Suspect Sought in Sunday Casino Robbery

Video surveillance of the man and vehicle have been released to the public.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/01/2018

Man Who Fatally Punched Reno Casino Worker Guilty of Murder

A man with an extensive criminal history who fatally punched a Reno casino employee while trying to flee with gambling chips stolen from a blackjack table has been convicted of first-degree murder.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/25/2018

Dealer Faces Up to 5 Years in Prison for Cheating Casino Out of $1 Million

Dealer Faces Up to 5 Years in Prison for Cheating Casino Out of $1 Million

Ming Zhang, a Baccarat dealer from Alexandria, Virginia, is facing up to 5 years for his role in scamming a Maryland casino out of $1 million.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/24/2018

Ontario Makes Arrest in Gangland Murders Tied to Mafia Power Struggle

Police are plotting grim landmarks of a sprawling underworld power struggle between Canadian Mafia clans — murders, bombings and arsons that stretch from suburban Ontario streets to a drainage ditch in Mexico.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2018

Fear of the Fix With Sports Betting Sudden Growth in Popularity

Fear of the Fix With Sports Betting Sudden Growth in Popularity

It's early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

It Does Not Appear That 888Poker is Behind DoS Attacks

It Does Not Appear That 888Poker is Behind DoS Attacks

PartyPoker, Americas Cardroom, even the world's largest online poker room, PokerStars, have not been immune to Denial of Service (DoS) attacks in recent weeks.  So it shouldn't come as any surprise that another bigwig in the world of Web poker, 888Poker, has also fallen victim.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Employee Charged in Casino Heist

Courtney Deandrea Stanton pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and employee theft from the casino in which she worked.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Accessing DraftKings Sports Betting App From Outside of New Jersey Might Lead to 'Enforcement Action'

Accessing DraftKings Sports Betting App From Outside of New Jersey Might Lead to 'Enforcement Action'

Trying to access the DraftKings sports betting app outside the state of New Jersey may land you in a whole heap of trouble, so says the ominous message that pops up when one attempts to do so.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2018

Why MGM Sued Victims of Las Vegas Mass Shooting

U.S. protections from post-terrorism lawsuits don’t apply to hotels

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2018

Mass Shooter at eSports Madden Event Identified

Early reports had four fatalities, however, that number was later reduced to two.  The shooter, identified as David Katz, 24, of Baltimore, turned the gun on himself.  11 others were injured.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2018

Mass Shooting in Jacksonville Caught During Live Streaming of eSports Event (Video)

The Jacksonville, Florida, Sheriff's Office said there was a mass shooting with multiple fatalities at a downtown shopping-dining complex on Sunday and urged people to stay far away from the area. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2018

Poker Pro Gets 12 Years for $53 Million Scam

Poker Pro Gets 12 Years for $53 Million Scam

A one-time poker pro has been jailed for 12 years after defrauding a Victorian jail after scamming the Commonwealth Bank of nearly $58 million in a fraud of “breathtaking proportions”.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

Death Penalty Won't Be Sought in Vegas Casino Picnic Killing

Death Penalty Won't Be Sought in Vegas Casino Picnic Killing

A former casino employee accused of killing a work supervisor and wounding another at a company picnic will not face the death penalty but could receive life in prison without parole if convicted, the top prosecutor in Las Vegas said Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

Gang Fears on Vegas Strip as More Than a Dozen Arrests Made Sunday Night

Gang Fears on Vegas Strip as More Than a Dozen Arrests Made Sunday Night

Las Vegas police say authorities arrested several known gang members at a resort casino near the Strip that were gathered at the Rio Sunday night.  That casino plays host to the World Series of Poker each year.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2018

13 Years Later Wife of Online Gambling Tycoon on Trial for his Murder

13 Years Later Wife of Online Gambling Tycoon on Trial for his Murder

Adam Anhang was stabbed to death while walking with his wife in the bustling tourist-infested Old San Juan section of Puerto Rico's largest city in broad daylight.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

Charges Dropped Against Man Misidentified in Casino Heist

Charges Dropped Against Man Misidentified in Casino Heist

A federal judge has dismissed charges against a man incorrectly identified as someone who picked up the keys from a kiosk to commit a $200,000 robbery at the Wind Creek Montgomery casino in Alabama last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Arrested for Running Illegal Poker, Drug Den

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Raked in $200K a Year Running Drug, Poker Ring

Singh was among 32 others busted last week in the West Village of New York City

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

Poker Pro Wins £68,930, Forced to Give it Back to Government

Back in March poker player Adam Lulat won £68,930 in the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Manchester.  This was by far his biggest live tournament win.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

How a Finnish Millionaire Lost $35M Worth of Bitcoin in a Gambling Scam

Aarni Otava Saarimaa was encouraged to invest in cryptocurrency Dragon Coin

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2018

CG Technologies Fined a Third Time and Ordered to Disband Sports Betting Platform

Sports betting technology provider CG Technology (CGT) was fined a third time and settled to pay $250k for a variety of infractions for a variety of infractions that included allowing those from outside the state of Nevada to place wagers in violation of the law.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2018

Poker Pro Steven Thompson's GoFundMe Account Hits a Snag

As poker pro Steven Thompson fights for his life in a San Jose, Costa Rica hospital, friends and family of the young player have set up a GoFundMe account with a goal of reaching $15,000.  After two days, only $1395 has been donated.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2018

Tech Billionaire Found With Drugs at Vegas Strip Casino

He and his companion were arrested on suspicion of trafficking heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2018

Poker Pro Clings to Life, Shot by Loan Sharks

A poker pro who reached the final tables of two LAPT events is fighting for his life after being shot in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2018

Charles Oakley Pleads No Contest in Vegas Casino Betting Cheat Case

Accused of attempting to change his wager “after the outcome was known” at a Vegas casino last month, former Knicks star Charles Oakley entered a no-contest plea Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2018

Illegal Drug, Gambling House Taken Down in New York's East Village

NEW YORK - New York City Police say they have arrested 32 people on Friday morning and busted an illegal gambling house that was also a heroin and cocaine distribution hub.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2018

Poker Pro Found to be in Cahoots With Dealer as Part of Elaborate Scam

Billy the Egyptian has been playing high stakes poker games throughout Scotland and the UK for years, always seemingly winning. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2018

Dead Mortician had Substantial Gambling Debts

Dead Mortician had Substantial Gambling Debts

A 20-year-old Australian man found dead on his family’s farm owed substantial six figure gambling debts and was being hunted down, according to The Age.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2018

Pittsburgh Family Taken Down for Running Illegal Gambling Biz

Four members of a single family, including an 83-year-old patriarch, have been charged with running an illegal gambling business out of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/27/2018

Breaking News

Oscar Betting Will be Huge in New York ....Thanks to New Jersey

Oscar Betting Will be Huge in New York ....Thanks to New Jersey

The state of New York is yet to offer betting on the Oscars or any other event, sporting or otherwise, online directly but folks living in the Empire State will still be able to place their Oscar bets with a host of international sites.

Odds to Win Best Documentary Feature 2019 Oscars

Odds to Win Best Documentary Feature 2019 Oscars

The odds to win Best Documentary Film at the 2019 Oscars had Free Solo as only a small favorite by Oscar standards at -200, making for some good competition between it and RBG, the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg flick.  

Bitcoin Catapults Above $4K Mark

Bitcoin Catapults Above $4K Mark

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin had risen above the $4000 mark Saturday afternoon, trading at $4111 at 2:38 pm EST.