Crime

16 ex-Israel Credit Cards Execs to Pay $4.5m for Clearing Online Gambling Sites, Porn

Plus Tribe that owns Foxwoods suspends Chief after crashing into a commuter train while under the influence and man clad in Borgata t-shirt keeps snatching women's purses from stores.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/05/2018

Couple Found Stabbed to Death in Circus Circus Vegas Casino Hotel Room

Plus Pope encourages Mafia-plagued town to 'take law's side' and priest accused of stealing $42,000 to fuel gambling addiction faces felony charges.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/04/2018

MediaLive Casino Ltd Insists No Ties to Italian Mafia ....Just Didn't Pay All Their Taxes

Last October, during an Italian parliamentary visit to Malta, Italian Democratic Party senator Rosy Bindi called for greater cooperation from Malta authorities to curtail organized crime.

Submitted by Guest on, May/28/2018

Phil 'The Poker Brat' Hellmuth Gets Lambasted for Defending 'Jesus'

Phil 'The Poker Brat' Hellmuth Gets Lambasted for Defending 'Jesus'

The other day we reported on how Chris "Jesus" Ferguson finally got around to apologizing for his role in a 2011 ponzi scheme that left customers of Full Tilt Poker screwed until the U.S. Government stepped in to rescue them.

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2018

Man Who Ran Sports Betting Operation for 14 Years Pleads Guilty

Plus two men accused of robbing a casino back in February will now face trial in a federal court....They were found an hour after that robbery at another nearby casino.

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2018

13-Year-Old Bitcoin Kidnap Victim Found Safe

Plus: US government opens criminal probe into bitcoin price manipulation

Submitted by Guest on, May/26/2018

London Police Seize Bitcoin Worth $667,000 From Hacker

London police have seized half a million pounds ($667,000) worth of bitcoin from a prolific computer hacker in a case described as the first of its kind for the 188-year-old department.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/26/2018

Sheriff Apologizes for Leaving Revolver in Casino Ladies Bathroom

A county sheriff in Nevada apologized Tuesday for leaving her handgun unattended in a casino restroom last week, after posting an online message calling the incident embarrassing and seeking forgiveness from voters just three weeks ahead of her re-election bid.

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2018

Arrests Made in 3betpanda Texas Card House Shooting

Two individuals have been arrested for the April 30 shooting of poker player Tom ‘3BetPanda’ Steinback outside an Austin, Texas area "Card House" off Highway 183.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/22/2018

Prosecutors File Motion to Protect Secret Witness at Aging Mobster's Trial

Prosecutors in Boston filed a motion to protect the identity of a “secret” witness in the murder trial of former 84-year-old mob boss Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme.  They called it a "matter of life or death".

Submitted by Guest on, May/21/2018

Jailed Man Claims Vegas Mass Shooter Railed Against Government, Would Be Confiscating Guns

A man who says he met Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock less than a month before the Oct. 1 attack told authorities that Paddock had ranted against the government and warned that law enforcement and the military would start confiscating guns.

Submitted by Guest on, May/20/2018

Poker Pro Involved in Fatal Hit and Run Makes Court Appearance

A professional poker player accused of causing a deadly crash then leaving the scene was able to post $100,000 bond Thursday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2018

Bitcoin Drops to 3-week Low, Other Cryptocurrencies Plunge After Prosecutors Raid Largest Korean Exchange

Bitcoin fell 5.5 percent to $8,511, its lowest since April 20, according to CoinDesk's bitcoin price index.

Submitted by Guest on, May/12/2018

South Korea's Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Raided by Prosecutors

South Korean prosecutors raided the country's biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Upbit, on Thursday and Friday on suspicion of fraud, Yonhap news agency reported.

Submitted by Guest on, May/12/2018

Mobser Who Once Survived Attempted Assassination Outside IHOP on Trial for Murder

Anthony Cardinale, a defense lawyer who has represented mobsters, described the trial of 84-year-old Francis P. Salemme as a “last vestige” of such federal prosecutions.

Submitted by Guest on, May/11/2018

Report: Trump Knew About Disgraced NY AG Indiscretions

ALBANY - U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney was informed about two women who had accused former state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman of sexual abuse, according to a letter filed Friday in court.

Submitted by Guest on, May/11/2018

Hillary Clinton Not the New NY State Attorney General ....Acting AG Does Not Have a Gambling Problem

Hillary Clinton Not the New NY State Attorney General ....Acting AG Does Not Have a Gambling Problem

The website, Liberty Raise, reported Friday that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed former U.S. Secretary of State Clinton and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as the permanent replacement for Eric Schneiderman. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/11/2018

Weird Laws 101: Cops in Kansas Can't Have Sex During Traffic Stops

Weird Laws 101: Cops in Kansas Can't Have Sex During Traffic Stops

Bookmaking in the state of Kansas is technically against the law, but so too is shooting rabbits from a motor vehicle, catching a fish with one's bare hands and hitting a vending machine that stole your money.  Now comes another weird law.

Submitted by Guest on, May/11/2018

5th Accuser Claims Former NY AG was Violent Towards Her

5th Accuser Claims Former NY AG was Violent Towards Her

A fifth woman has accused the former New York State Attorney General of being violent towards her. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2018

Horse Doping Scandal Called 'Biggest Ever'

Horse Doping Scandal Called 'Biggest Ever'

Eight people have been found guilty of taking part in a doping “conspiracy” that is being called the biggest of its kind in the history of Australian racing.

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2018

Mayor de Blasio Wants Disgraced State AG to Face Criminal Charges Following Assault Claims

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for disgraced state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to face criminal charges after he was accused Monday of assaulting at least four women. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2018

Déjà vu for Online Gambling Operators as Another Disgraced AG Resigns After Crippling Sector

Déjà vu for Online Gambling Operators as Another Disgraced AG Resigns After Crippling Sector

NY State Attorney General to step down by end of day Tuesday following accusations he was violent against women

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2018

AG Behind DraftKings, FanDuel Crackdown Accused of Violence Against Four Women, Resigns

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is being asked to step down by that state's Governor Andrew Cuomo following allegations he attacked at least four different women. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2018

Illegal Video Slots in Northern California Draws a Guilty Plea

There is legalized real money gambling in many parts of the country. Most of this gambling takes place at brick and mortar casinos that are regulated by each state’s gambling commission.

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2018

Woman Scams Casino to Pay Off Sick Cat’s Vet Bill

Woman Scams Casino to Pay Off Sick Cat’s Vet Bill

Police say a woman has used player reward cards to steal more than $70,000 from a Connecticut casino to pay off her sick cat’s veterinarian bills.

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2018

Killer Gambling-Addicted Granny Will Spend Rest of Life in Prison

Killer Gambling-Addicted Granny Will Spend Rest of Life in Prison

Gambling granny is accused of killing husband and a perfect stranger.  Also, a man accused of attacking a woman at a Biloxi casino behind bars.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/29/2018

Reputed Philly Mob Boss 'Skinny Joey' Merlino Pleads Guilty

A notorious Philadelphia mob boss pleaded guilty to an illegal betting charge on Friday before taking the occasion to make a bold prediction about his home town team’s chances in the NBA playoffs.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2018

Woman Charged in Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire is Released

A suburban Chicago woman charged in a murder-for-hire case will live with her parents in Georgia while she awaits trial. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2018

Tennis Corruption Report: 'Tsunami' of Problems at Low Level

An independent review of corruption in tennis found that the sport "faces a serious integrity problem" at its lower levels — a "tsunami," according to one person interviewed — but did not determine there are widespread problems at ATP , WTA and Grand Slam tournaments.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/26/2018

Icelandic Fugitive in Bitcoin Heist Arrested in Amsterdam

Amsterdam police have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoin and other virtual currencies.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/25/2018

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.