Crime

Vegas Shooting Memorial to Become Part of Museum Collection

Vegas Shooting Memorial to Become Part of Museum Collection

A memorial honoring the victims of the October mass shooting in Las Vegas will be moved from the Strip to a museum where it will become part of a permanent collection.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/12/2017

Radio Host Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud: Needed to Pay Off Gambling Debts

A radio host who teamed up for years with former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason on a New York City sports show said Wednesday that he was shocked by his arrest and will prove his innocence.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/09/2017

Porn Icon Loses Casino Battle: Uber Driver Robs Old Lady He Picked Up at Casino

Porn Icon Loses Casino Battle: Uber Driver Robs Old Lady He Picked Up at Casino

According to Courthouse News Service, a federal judge late last month dismissed with prejudice his lawsuit against state gaming law that limits ownership in the gambling sector. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2017

Mobster Pleads Guilty in Extortion Case Threatened to Decapitate Business Owner

Mobster Pleads Guilty in Extortion Case Threatened to Decapitate Business Owner

One of five reputed mobsters from western Massachusetts who were charged in connection with an extortion case has pleaded guilty in federal court.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/06/2017

Police Solve Decades Old Cold Case of Murdered Bookie Stabbed to Death in Garage

Police Solve Decades Old Cold Case of Murdered Bookie Stabbed to Death in Garage

An individual has been arrested for the 1989 brutal murder of a bookie and it turns out the suspect was the son of a prominent anti-gambling activist.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/03/2017

Harrah’s New Orleans Steakhouse Name Changed in Light of Sex Harassment Claims

Harrah’s New Orleans Steakhouse Name Changed in Light of Sex Harassment Claims

The steakhouse at Harrah's New Orleans Casino is now called BH Steak — instead of Besh Steak.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2017

'I Lost My Job, Marriage and £750000 to Gambling' - Former Addict Tells All

'I Lost My Job, Marriage and £750000 to Gambling' - Former Addict Tells All

The Government is to cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals from £100 to between £2 and £50.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/31/2017

Reputed Mobster Sentenced for Role in Wide Spanning Sports Betting Operation

Reputed Mobster Sentenced for Role in Wide Spanning Sports Betting Operation

Mobster will only be getting four months jail time despite admitting to his role as ring leader in massive sports betting biz

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2017

Business as Usual at Crown as Casino Rigging Probe Continues

Business as Usual at Crown as Casino Rigging Probe Continues

It's "business as usual" for Crown casino until the Victorian regulator finishes a probe into allegations of machine rigging and money laundering, state Gaming Minister Marlene Kairouz says.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2017

'Cocaine, Gambling, Prostitution Rife in NRL’, Investigation Reveals

 'Cocaine, Gambling, Prostitution Rife in NRL’, Investigation Reveals

Cocaine, gambling and prostitution are rife within the National Rugby League (NRL) of Australia an extensive investigation by the NSW Organised Crime Squad has revealed.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2017

Accused Match Fixer and Former Test Umpire Darrell Hair Guilty in Theft Case

Accused Match Fixer and Former Test Umpire Darrell Hair Guilty in Theft Case

Sydney: Former Test cricket umpire Darrell Hair has been handed an 18-month good behaviour bond by an Australian court after pleading guilty to charges of embezzling and stealing money from a beverage store where he worked, local media reported on Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/24/2017

Ex-Dean Foods Chairman With Ties to Billy Walters Gets 2 Years in Prison in Fraud Case

Ex-Dean Foods Chairman With Ties to Billy Walters Gets 2 Years in Prison in Fraud Case

A former Dean Foods chairman who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2017

Crown Casinos Facing Money Laundering Charges, Accused of Machine Tampering

James Packer’s Crown Resorts is facing investigations by federal money laundering authorities and casino regulators in at least two states, the Guardian and other media outlets were reporting Thursday. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/19/2017

Casino in Touch With Missing Security Guard Tied to Vegas Mass Shooting

Casino in Touch With Missing Security Guard Tied to Vegas Mass Shooting

Jesus Campos, the Mandalay Bay Resort security guard shot by Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock, is reportedly in touch with that casino’s parent company, MGM Resorts International.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2017

Teacher Accused of Gambling Away Homecoming Fund: $90K on Penny Slots

A high school teacher has been accused of gambling away thousands of dollars from a school fund designated for the annual homecoming dance.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2017

Genovese Mobster Charged Last Year for Illegal Bookmaking Now Indicted on Tax Fraud

Genovese Mobster Charged Last Year for Illegal Bookmaking Now Indicted on Tax Fraud

Genovese Mobster Salvatore DeMeo has bee indicted on tax fraud charges and is accused of cheating the IRS out of $365,000 in taxes.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2017

Clown With Hammer Robs Casino

Clown With Hammer Robs Casino

Manhunt continues for man described as tall, slim and in his late teens to early 20's.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2017

Root, Others Promote Conspiracy Theories Tied to Vegas Mass Shooter

Root, Others Promote Conspiracy Theories Tied to Vegas Mass Shooter

Since a gunman opened fire on thousands of people attending an open air country music conference in Las Vegas two weeks ago, authorities appear no closer to determining a motive.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2017

30 Police Officers Accused of Stealing Identities to Open Online Gambling Accounts

30 Police Officers Accused of Stealing Identities to Open Online Gambling Accounts

An investigation into an illegal immigration smuggling ring resulted in nearly three dozen police officers being accused of stealing identities so they could place wagers online.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/10/2017

1000 Leads Later Authorities Still Stumped by Vegas Shooter Motives

1000 Leads Later Authorities Still Stumped by Vegas Shooter Motives

More than a week after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history investigators are stumped about the key question: What led a 64-year-old high-stakes gambler to kill 58 people and wound hundreds of others at a country music concert?

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/10/2017

Vegas Shooter Shot at Fuel Tanks to Divert Attention

Vegas Shooter Shot at Fuel Tanks to Divert Attention

The gunman who killed 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history targeted aviation fuel tanks, stockpiled his car with explosives and had personal protection gear as part of an escape plan, the Clark County sheriff said Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2017

FBI Continues to Mull Over Vegas Shooter’s Gambling Activity

FBI Continues to Mull Over Vegas Shooter’s Gambling Activity

Federal investigators returned to search the home of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock on Sunday,

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2017

Blockbuster Arrests Not Shocking to College Hoops Followers

Top-level basketball recruits played in gyms across Las Vegas over the summer, their final shot to impress college coaches during a live-recruiting period.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/09/2017

Officials Dig Into Las Vegas Shooter’s High Stakes Gambling Activity

Officials Dig Into Las Vegas Shooter’s High Stakes Gambling Activity

Authorities trying to piece together the final days before Stephen Paddock unleashed his arsenal of powerful firearms on country music fans on the Las Vegas Strip have at least one potential trove of information: his gambling habits.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/07/2017

Trail of Dirty Money Linking Housing Prices, Drugs and Gambling in Vancouver

Trail of Dirty Money Linking Housing Prices, Drugs and Gambling in Vancouver

Last week’s revelations that wealthy gambling VIPs were permitted to launder dirty money through a Vancouver casino have resulted in a more extensive investigation to be conducted by the NDP government. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/04/2017

Bilzerian Lashes Out at Those Who Called Him ‘Coward’ at Mass Shooting

Bilzerian Lashes Out at Those Who Called Him ‘Coward’ at Mass Shooting

Poker pro and Instagram Playboy filmed himself running from the scene claiming he witnessed woman’s brains spilling from her head

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/04/2017

PokerTribe.com Murky Legal Mess

Last Thursday, Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Gov. Eddie Hamilton filed a lawsuit in a tribal court in Concho, Oklahoma against Universal Entertainment Group (UEG) owner, Fereidoun ‘Fred’ Khalilian.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/04/2017

Vegas Shooter: Over a Hundred Thousand in Gambling Transactions the Last Few Weeks

Vegas Shooter: Over a Hundred Thousand in Gambling Transactions the Last Few Weeks

US officials are reporting that the a man who opened fire on the crowd below from his 32nd floor hotel room had approximately a dozen gambling transactions to the tune of $10,000 over the past few weeks.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2017

10 Robbed During Armed Home Invasion of Known Gambling House

Ten individuals were targeted at a known gambling house in Outer Mission in the San Francisco area over the weekend and police are seeking help finding those responsible.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2017

Gunman in Vegas Mass Shooting was Also an Online Gambler

Gunman in Vegas Mass Shooting was Also an Online Gambler

In addition to being a high rolling gambler in Las Vegas, a gunman who massacred 59 people and injured more than 500 others Sunday night was also believed to have wagered online. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2017

Breaking News

Three Easy Steps to Becoming a Bookie Agent

Three Easy Steps to Becoming a Bookie Agent

Our friends at PricePerPlayer.com on Monday explained three steps to becoming a bookie agent, making it clear that not everyone is equipped to do so.

Bitcoin Bulls Charge Forward

Bitcoin Bulls Charge Forward

Cryptocurrencies have seen some gains over the past few days, though let downs have been frequent so far this year.

Chinese 'Gangster' Promotes New Crypto for Poker:  Amassed $750m in Under 5 Minutes With ICO

Chinese 'Gangster' Promotes New Crypto for Poker: Amassed $750m in Under 5 Minutes With ICO

The one time leader of the Macau branch of the 14K Triad, Wan Kuok-koi, also known as "Broken Tooth", has announced his new cryptocurrency.