Crime

‘Mob at the Movies’ New Museum Exhibit Opens

‘Mob at the Movies’ New Museum Exhibit Opens

“Mob at the Movies” trolls the cinematic archives to reveal how Hollywood portrayed organized crime

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

One of Poker’s Most Hated Chris Ferguson Finishes 4th in WSOP Event 51

One of Poker’s Most Hated Chris Ferguson Finishes 4th in WSOP Event 51

Bryce Yockey has won his first World Series of Poker bracelet and $511,147 at the 2017  $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo Championship.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

Online Gambling Affiliate Bosses Sentenced in Bitcoin Scheme

Online Gambling Affiliate Bosses Sentenced in Bitcoin Scheme

A Florida man was sentenced to 5.5 years prison time for his role in a Bitcoin exchange money laundering scheme as well as the hacking of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Alphabay, Besa Mafia, Red Rooms & Dark Net Hitmen with Eileen Ormsby, Chris DeRose

Alphabay, Besa Mafia, Red Rooms & Dark Net Hitmen with Eileen Ormsby, Chris DeRose

In Part two of this excellent interview with Silk Road and Dark Net Historian Eileen Ormsby, Chris DeRose of Bitcoin Uncensored discusses the future of the dark net.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

100 Year Old Mobster Leaves Prison

100-Year-Old Mobster Released From Prison

Former Colombo family underboss John (Sonny) Franzese has been released from prison at the ripe old age of 100.  It was his first full day of freedom in eight years.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

Crown Casino Employees Sentenced to Six Months Prison

Crown Casino Employees Sentenced to Six Months Prison

Three Australian employees of Crown Resorts could be released from a Chinese jail within months after being handed nine and 10-month sentences for gambling related offences in a Shanghai court.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

Odds That 17 Crown Casino Employees Go to Prison at 99 Percent

Odds That 17 Crown Casino Employees Go to Prison at 99 Percent

Among those charged are three Australians, including Melbourne-based executive Jason O'Connor

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2017

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 17: ‘Bad Ass’ Granny Dubbed ‘320’, Refuses to Rat

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 17: ‘Bad Ass’ Granny Dubbed ‘320’, Refuses to Rat

Never gave up her own bookie even after facing prison time at 71

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2017

Drugs, Bitcoin and the Deep Web with Silk Road Historian Eileen Ormsby

Drugs, Bitcoin and the Deep Web with Silk Road Historian Eileen Ormsby

Who is Eileen Ormsby and how did she become an authority on Silk Road and its history?

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2017

Former Fugitive Linked to 1995 Gambling Murders Finally Convicted

Former Fugitive Linked to 1995 Gambling Murders Finally Convicted

A fugitive who was finally captured and arrested after being on the run for 16 years has now been charged with first-degree murder.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2017

Fake Online Stores Used to Disguise Online Gambling Payments

Fake Online Stores Used to Disguise Online Gambling Payments

Seven sites are said to be ruses for "transaction laundering"

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2017

Court Reinstates Convicted Mobster's 40-Year Sentence

Court Reinstates Convicted Mobster's 40-Year Sentence

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that U.S. District Judge Edward Korman overstepped his authority when he reduced sentence

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2017

FBI Missed Rigged Jackpot in 2006 Before Lottery Scheme Grew

FBI Missed Rigged Jackpot in 2006 Before Lottery Scheme Grew

Investigators were suspicious in 2006 when they heard that a rural Texas judge was trying to exchange $450,000 in consecutively marked bills.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2017

23 Bikers Indicted for Murder, Kidnapping After Slaying at Casino

23 Bikers Indicted Following Slaying at Casino

A federal grand jury in Las Vegas handed down indictments against 23 Vagos biker gang members and their associates years after eight suspects were charged with murder at a popular casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2017

Feds Extends Deadline for Claims by Absolute Poker Victims

Feds Extends Deadline for Claims by Absolute Poker Victims

Those affected by the abrupt closure of Absolute Poker in 2011 have until September 7, 2017 to file a claim with the US Government for assistance to receive a to-be-determined portion of monies owed.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2017

Mafia Hitman Joseph "Mad Dog" Sullivan Dies in Prison: Only Man to Escape Attica

Mafia Hitman Joseph "Mad Dog" Sullivan Dies in Prison: Only Man to Escape Attica

Joseph "Mad Dog" Sullivan has passed away from cancer at the age of 78.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2017

Hackers Release Casino Customers Personal Information

Hackers Release Casino Customers Personal Information

Following the hacking of a casino one year ago, customer information has been released for the whole world to see.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2017

Violent Gang Believed to Have Laundered Millions Through Illegal Gambling Biz

Violent Gang Believed to Have Laundered Millions Through Illegal Gambling Biz

The gang also engaged in drug trafficking, loan sharking, kidnappings, extortions and other violent acts.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2017

Crown Casino Employees Detained in China Now Charged

Crown Casino Employees Detained in China Now Charged

Australian and Chinese casino employees detained in China in October have all been charged with promoting gambling, their Australian employer said Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2017

Former Ref Who Fixed Games Suggests NBA Might Try to Influence Game 5

Former Ref Who Fixed Games Suggests NBA Might Try to Influence Game 5

“I think they’re going to show [the referees] a lot of plays that should’ve been called against Golden State and weren’t...." says disgraced former ref

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/12/2017

Absolute Poker Co-Founder Pleads Guilty to Single Misdemeanor

Absolute Poker Co-Founder Pleads Guilty to Single Misdemeanor

Absolute Poker co-founder Tom Scott has pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor that will likely result in no prison time.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/12/2017

‘Jehovah Witnesses’ Rob Elderly Woman of $100K Casino Winnings

‘Jehovah Witnesses’ Rob Elderly Woman of $100K Casino Winners

A 76-year-old Brooklyn woman was robbed of $100,000 in casino winnings during a brazen home invasion.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/11/2017

Ex-Philadelphia Mob Boss: ‘I Would Kill Them All’

Ex-Philadelphia Mob Boss: ‘I Would Kill Them All’

Recently released from a 13-year stint in prison, he's now an author

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/11/2017

Billy Joe Saunders Fight With Avtandil Khurtsidze Called Off Due to Arrest (at 4:55)

Billy Joe Saunders Fight With Avtandil Khurtsidze Called Off Due to Arrest (at 4:55)

Avtandil Khurtsidze was busted as part of a Russian Mafia sting operation. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2017

'White Mike Tyson' Arrested in Russian Mafia Crackdown

'White Mike Tyson' Arrested in Russian Mafia Crackdown

Boxer ordered to be held without bail

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2017

Russian Mobsters Trafficked Chocolate and Used Seductress to Gas and Rob Men

Russian Mobsters Trafficked Chocolate and Used Seductress to Gas and Rob Men

Authorities say ringleader is among elite order of Soviet criminals

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2017

Handicapped Gambling Addict Raped Women Then Forced Them to Sign Phone Contracts

Handicapped Gambling Addict Raped Women Then Forced Them to Sign Phone Contracts

26-year-old Callum Joseph Haggerty has been charged with 10 counts of rape against five different women.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2017

Casino Crime Spree Ends With Suspect's Arrest

Casino Crime Spree Ends With Suspect's Arrest

One criminal’s spree has come to an end as police caught up with a man accused of 10 armed robberies.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2017

Gunshot Fired by Police While Trying to Remove Underage Gamblers

Gunshot Fired by Police While Trying to Remove Underage Gamblers

Nobody was injured Tuesday morning after a gunshot was fired at the Planet Hollywood Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2017

Poker Player Prosecuted for Running Illegal Gambling Website

Poker Player Prosecuted for Running Illegal Gambling Website

Luke Gregory Brabin, 37, is the first to be convicted under a new government crackdown on illegal poker rooms.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/05/2017

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.