Crime

Man Behind Deadly Manila Casino Attack was Heavily in Debt Gambling Addict

Man Behind Deadly Manila Casino Attack was Heavily in Debt Gambling Addict

The man behind Friday's deadly attack on a casino in the Philippine capital Manila has been identified as Jessie Carlos Javier

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/04/2017

32 Dead From Smoke Inhalation at Casino

32 Dead From Smoke Inhalation at Casino

Individual doused casino tables with gasoline, set them on fire, created clouds of smoke that killed three dozen people

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/02/2017

Feds Take Down ‘Paulie Roast Beef,’ ‘Joey Glasses’, 17 Others

Feds Take Down ‘Paulie Roast Beef,’ ‘Joey Glasses’, 17 Others

The FBI arrested 19 individuals including those who helped inspire the gangster film “Goodfellas”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2017

Lone Man Sets Casino Table Ablaze at Manila Resorts World: Motive Not Yet Known

Lone Man Sets Casino Table Ablaze at Manila Resorts World: Motive Not Yet Known

A gunman with an assault rifle burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital Manila early on Friday

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2017

Gunmen Swarm Resorts World Manila, Casino Complex: Continuing Coverage

Gun shots and explosions rang out in an entertainment resort in the Philippine capital Manila early on Friday as local media reported armed men were inside the complex.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2017

Resorts World in Manila Lockdown After Gunfire: Casino Impacted

Explosions were also heard, according to initial reports.  This story is developing and fluid....

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2017

Blackjack Dealer Pleads Guilty in Theft

Blackjack Dealer Pleads Guilty in Theft

A South Dakota blackjack dealer has pleaded guilty to stealing $10,000 from his then-employer.

Submitted by Guest on, May/30/2017

Horseshoe Casino Top Cop Charged With Theft

Horseshoe Casino Top Cop Charged With Theft

Anonymous letter warned Department he was “never at work”.

Submitted by Guest on, May/28/2017

Vegas on High Alert This Memorial Day Weekend With Looming ISIS Threat

Vegas on High Alert This Memorial Day Weekend With Looming ISIS Threat

Police respond with stepped up patrols as ISIS calls for knifings in the street and attacks with motor vehicles

Submitted by Guest on, May/26/2017

Mobster Looking at 7 Years in Prison for Role in Gambling, Extortion Ring

Mobster Looking at 7 Years in Prison for Role in Gambling, Extortion Ring

Vito Badamo, 54, was also charged with peddling drugs like Viagra and Cialis and running loansharking rackets.

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2017

Brother of Jaguars Leonard Fournette Arrested on Gambling Charges

Brother of Jaguars Leonard Fournette Arrested on Gambling Charges

Lanard Fournette is a running back with LSU.

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2017

Philippines Arrests 25 Koreans Over Alleged Fraud, Gambling

Philippines Arrests 25 Koreans Over Alleged Fraud, Gambling

Twenty-five South Koreans have been arrested in metropolitan Manila on suspicion of internet fraud or illegal online gambling, Philippine authorities said Friday.

Submitted by Guest on, May/20/2017

Jailed Mobster Threatened to Kill Federal Prosecutor

Jailed Mobster Threatened to Kill Federal Prosecutor

“We need to handle this and do something about this b---h,” Asaro allegedly told another inmate while behind bars.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2017

Nevada Attorney General Faces Ethics Probe Tied to Gambling, Adelson

Nevada Attorney General Faces Ethics Probe Tied to Gambling, Adelson

Recorded conversation at a Reno coffee shop between the Nevada attorney general and the state's top casino watchdog has set off a political firestorm

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2017

I’m a Bookie…Get Me Out of Here: Korea (That Would be South Korea)

I’m a Bookie…Get Me Out of Here: Korea (That Would be South Korea)

If you are a bookie in South Korea, you could face some pretty stiff prison time. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2017

DA to Review Public Use of Force in Police Chokehold Death Outside Vegas Casino

DA to Review Public Use of Force in Police Chokehold Death Outside Vegas Casino

Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said there will be a public use-of-force review to air the findings of the investigation of the death early Sunday

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2017

Casino Billionaire Sheldon Adelson to be Question in Netanyahu Probe

Casino Billionaire Sheldon Adelson to be Question in Netanyahu Probe

Israel's Channel 2 reported Sunday that Adelson, a close confidante of Netanyahu, and his wife will be questioned by police during their visit to Israel next week.

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2017

Surveillance Video of Gang Rape at Gambling Establishment Goes Viral

Police are investigating a CCTV video showing a woman being gang raped by two robbers at a gambling outlet.

Submitted by Guest on, May/14/2017

Mystery Surrounding Rio Casino Manager Murder Profiled on Dateline

Mystery Surrounding Rio Casino Manager Murder Profiled on Dateline

Look for next re-airing on Investigation Discovery

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2017

Chicago Mobster Stiffs Feds

A Chicago mobster has stopped paying restitution to the US Government following a tax evasion conviction and now the Government is going after him to the tune of $130,000.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/11/2017

Match.com Gambling Fiend Avoids Jail Time: Lured Unsuspecting Victims

Match.com Gambling Fiend Avoids Jail Time: Lured Unsuspecting Victims

A man who used a popular dating website to lure in victims and get them to pay his mounting gambling debts has narrowly avoided jail time.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2017

80-Year Old Woman Avoids Jail Time After Stealing $23K to Gamble

80-Year Old Woman Avoids Jail Time After Stealing $23K to Gamble

An 80-year-old Everett woman has avoided jail time but must pay back $23,000 she stole from her ailing neighbor.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2017

Surveillance Released: Mobster Angelo Musitano Gunned Down in Brazen Daylight Hit

Surveillance Released: Mobster Angelo Musitano Gunned Down in Brazen Daylight Hit

Friends of slain victim stunned, say he had found God

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2017

Holy S*$% Part 3: Philly Priest Steals $535K to Cover Gambling Debts

Under federal guidelines the monsignor faces a possible three year prison term

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2017

Lawyers for Pro Gambler Hope ‘Bat Phone’ Gets Conviction Overturned

Lawyers for Pro Gambler Billy Walters Hope ‘Bat Phone’ Gets Conviction Overturned

So-called "bat phone" government said was used to relay stock secrets was really used to secure prostitutes for prosecution's star witness.

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2017

Alanis Morissette Manager Gets 6 Years For Stealing $7 Million to Fuel Gambling Habit

Alanis Morissette Manager Gets 6 Years For Stealing $7 Million to Fuel Gambling Habit

Alanis Morissette's ex-business manager, who stole more than $7 million from the singer and others was sentenced Wednesday to six years in federal prison.

Submitted by Guest on, May/04/2017

Arrests of Employees by Chinese Officials Still Hurting Crown Resorts

Arrests of Employees by Chinese Officials Still Hurting Crown Resorts

Casinos operator The Star Entertainment Group says its international high-roller business continues to be affected by the detention of employees of rival Crown Resorts in China last year.

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2017

Couple Charged in Million Dollar Gambling Scheme

Couple Charged in Million Dollar Gambling Scheme

Plead not guilty to charges of organizing and promoting gambling, money laundering and other offenses

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2017

Gambler Gets Life Sentence for Tossing Headless Body Into Suitcase

Gambler Gets Life Sentence for Tossing Headless Body Into Suitcase

Also went on to steal his dead friend's identity and text the man's mom to say he was doing well

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2017

Card Cloner was Regular on Casino Poker Circuit, Authorities Claim

Card Cloner was Regular on Casino Poker Circuit, Authorities Claim

A Bulgarian national embroiled in a debit card cloning scheme was a familiar face on the live poker circuit.

Submitted by Guest on, May/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.