Crime

Gambling-Addicted Designer Jailed for 6 Years

Gambling-Addicted Designer Jailed for 6 Years

A gambling-addicted fashion designer is accused of duping investors with a fake tickets scam to the Oscars with the guarantee of meeting actress Julia Roberts.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2017

Casino Guard Shot During Armed Robbery Did Not Have a Weapon

Casino Guard Shot During Armed Robbery Did Not Have a Weapon

Authorities say a security guard who was shot and wounded during an armed robbery at a casino did not have a weapon.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2017

Casino Robbers Captured: Wanted to Use Money to Buy Meth in CA

Casino Robbers Captured: Wanted to Use Money to Buy Meth in CA

A pair of casino robbers have been taken into custody. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/15/2017

Radio Host Quits After Allegations of Cheating Investors to Pay Off Gambling Debts

Radio Host Quits After Allegations of Cheating Investors to Pay Off Gambling Debts

In a statement, he said "unfounded legal issues currently plaguing me will only be a distraction to everyone at WFAN and the show I helped build."

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2017

Woman Charged in Casino Fake Cash Case to Face Trial in October

Woman Charged in Casino Fake Cash Case to Face Trial in October

An October trial has been scheduled for one of three people accused of trying to pass counterfeit cash at Sioux City's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2017

Man Ordered to Pay Back Money Stolen From Gambling Pal He Dismembered

Man Ordered to Pay Back Money Stolen From Gambling Pal He Dismembered

Professional fraudster brutally murdered gambling buddy then dismembered and burned body

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2017

Feds: WFAN host Ran Ticket Ponzi Scheme to Pay Gambling Debts

Feds: WFAN host Craig Carton Ran Ticket Ponzi Scheme to Pay Gambling Debts

A popular radio host is accused of running a ponzi scheme involving ticket sale fraud all in an effort to help pay off gambling debts. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/06/2017

Police Arrest Man Accused of Attacking Woman in Casino

Police Arrest Man Accused of Attacking Woman in Casino

NYC police have arrested a man for a vicious attack in Queens that took place in mid-August. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2017

‘Pregnant Cat Loving’ Bronx Mobster Orders Cohorts to Bust Panhandler’s Knees

It may sound horrible but residents of a Bronx neighborhood have praised a mobster who ordered a local panhandler’s knees be broken.  Say what?

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2017

Woman Shoots Man Dead at Casino After Attempted Armed Robbery

Woman Shoots Man Dead at Casino After Attempted Armed Robbery

A suspect in an attempted robbery of an armored car in front the Hon-Dah Casino outside of Phoenix, Arizona was shot dead.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2017

Priest Uploaded Child Porn to ‘Get Revenge on God’ for Poker Losses

Priest Uploaded Child Porn to ‘Get Revenge on God’ for Poker Losses

Kevin Gugliotta, 55, initially charged with 40 counts of child porn

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2017

Vegas Officer Arraigned for Manslaughter in Chokehold Death

Vegas Officer Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge in Chokehold Death

A suspended police officer has been arraigned on a manslaughter charge in the chokehold death last May of an unarmed man he chased out of a Las Vegas Strip casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2017

‘Operation Shark Bait’: Gambino-Tied Bookie Pleads Guilty to a Usury Charge

‘Operation Shark Bait’: Gambino-Tied Bookie Pleads Guilty to a Usury Charge

Joseph Tommasino, 52, of Staten Island, New York, has plead guilty to a usury charge.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2017

Deputy Gets 15 Months for Extortion in Illegal Gambling Case

A former sheriff’s deputy in West Texas must serve 15 months in prison for extorting money from illegal gambling operations and tipping the businesses off to investigations.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2017

Attorney Who Tried to Kill Handicapper Violates Parole, May Go Back to Prison

Attorney Who Tried to Kill Handicapper Violates Parole, May Go Back to Prison

In another Gambling911.com World Exclusive, intrepid reporter Thomas Somach learns enraged neighbor still wants a piece of capper

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2017

Hammer-Wielding Gambling Addict Goes on Rampage at Bookmakers

Hammer-Wielding Gambling Addict Goes on Rampage at Bookmakers

“I’m sick of losing money!” the distressed gambler shouted while destroying the fixed odds terminals. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2017

Gambling Addicted Newspaper Publisher Arrested in Matter Tied to Mobster Bagel Shop ‘Sex Assault’

Newspaper Publisher Arrested in Matter Tied to Mobster Bagel Shop ‘Sex Assault’

Publisher tried to intimidate the father of accuser

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2017

Lawmaker Pleads Guilty in Case Linked to Illegal Gambling

Lawmaker Pleads Guilty in Case Linked to Illegal Gambling

A lawmaker accused of using his political influence to benefit an illegal gambling ring pleaded guilty Tuesday to two misdemeanor charges.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2017

Crown Casino Boss to be Released From Chinese Prison

Crown Casino Boss to be Released From Chinese Prison

Crown Resorts’ head of VIP operations, Jason O’Connor, was set to be released from a Shanghai, China prison following a 10-month sentence for promotion of gambling. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2017

Stabbing at Vegas Strip Casino Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

Stabbing at Vegas Strip Casino Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

A transient man has been taken into custody after stabbing a security guard on the casino floor at the Las Vegas Strip Palazzo Casino. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2017

Casino, Soccer Team Sanction by US for Alleged Ties to Drug Trafficking

Casino, Soccer Team Sanction by US for Alleged Ties to Drug Trafficking

Legendary Mexican soccer player Rafael Marquez Alvarez and a well-known band leader are among 22 people sanctioned for alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2017

Vegas Casino Attempted Robbery Suspect Blames Gambling Losses

Vegas Casino Attempted Robbery Suspect Blames Gambling Losses

A man who attempted but failed to rob an off-Strip casino cashier’s cage says he lost $5000 while gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2017

Reno Police Seek Casino Shooting Suspect: Vegas Naked Gunman Shot

Reno Police Still Searching for Casino Shooting Suspect: Vegas Naked Gunman Shot

Reno police are searching for a suspect in a shooting over the weekend at a casino south of downtown.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2017

Businessman Cleared for His Role in Running Poker Games From Villa

Businessman Cleared for His Role in Running Poker Games From Villa

A 55-year-old Iranian businessman has been acquitted of running a gambling den that hosted high stakes poker games from his villa in Dubai. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2017

Meet Alex, The Russian Mathematician Turned Casino Hacker

Meet Alex, The Russian Mathematician Turned Casino Hacker

Wired.com always presents some excellent pieces and this weekend is no different.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2017

Hackers Cash Out On $143K Of Bitcoin From The Massive WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Hackers Cash Out On $143K Of Bitcoin From The Massive WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Hackers engaged in a brazen robbery of some $143,000 in Bitcoin overnight Thursday, highlighting the continued susceptibility of the anonymous digital currency.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2017

Gambling Addict Bludgeons Man With Hammer, Chopped Up Body Receives 22 Years Prison

Gambling Addict Bludgeons Man With Hammer, Chopped Up Body Receives 22 Years

Victim was 70-years old best friend of killer

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2017

Man Guilty of Robbing Casino Twice

Man Guilty of Robbing Casino Twice

A Jury in Bozeman, Montana has found Duane Burchill guilty of robbing a local casino on two different occasions. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2017

Gambling Addict Attorney Who Conned Thousands Disbarred

Gambling Addict Attorney Who Conned Thousands Disbarred

An disgraced attorney who stole thousands from clients to fund his gambling addiction has been disbarred.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2017

Local Prison Known for Gambling, Weapons, Drugs and Dancing Inmates?

Local Prison Known for Gambling, Weapons, Drugs and Dancing Inmates?

Police in this city seized illegal drugs, gambling paraphernalia, money and weapons from, of all places, a prison.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/02/2017

Breaking News

FBI Investigating New 'Person of Interest' in Vegas Mass Shooting

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at a new person of interest in connection with the October mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead, the county sheriff said.

Online Gambling Affiliates Value Report: Trada Affiliates Tops List

Online Gambling Affiliates Value Report: Trada Affiliates Tops List

ThePOGG.com is proud to announce their affiliate program value report for 2017. The purpose of the report is to share with the webmaster community and gain an insight as to which affiliate programs perform the best and ones that are below average.

Poker Players in Detroit Hit Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in U.S. History

Poker Players in Detroit Hit Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in U.S. History

Six lucky players at the Motor City Casino in Detroit will be sharing a record $1.068 million after winning the bad beat jackpot.  It is the biggest bad beat jackpot win in US history.