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‘Hoffa’ Producer Joe Isgro Linked to Mob-Run Gambling Ring: Pleads Not Guilty

‘Hoffa’ Producer Joe Isgro Linked to Mob-Run Gambling Ring
The roller-coaster life of Joe Isgro is taking another plunge, with new charges that he helped run a mob-linked gambling operation.

BetEagle.com Principal Owner Admits to Conspiring With Genovese Crime Family

BetEagle.com Principal Owner Admits to Conspiring With Genovese Crime Family
Two New Jersey men, including one who ran an illegal sports betting website, have admitted to conspiring with the Genovese organized crime family.

Sentencing of Greenville Man Highlights South Carolina Zero Tolerance of Bookies, Gambling

Sentencing of Greenville Man Highlights South Carolina Zero Tolerance of Bookies
The sentencing of a Greenville, South Carolina man this week charged with illegal gambling highlights that state’s policy towards eradicating the activity whether it be in the form of bookmaking...

Pinnacle Sports Alleged Owner Stanley Tomchin Pleads Guilty to Minor Charge

Pinnacle Sports Alleged Owner Stanley Tomchin Pleads Guilty to Minor Charge
This morning the criminal prosecution of Stanley Tomchin – featuring an indictment charging Mr. Tomchin with 56 separate felonies – ended quietly with an agreed upon plea to a minor offense

John McCain Introduces Legislation to Block Arizona Casino Project

John McCain Introduces Legislation to Block Arizona Casino Project
Arizona's two U.S. senators are proposing legislation to block construction of a Phoenix-area casino planned by a southern Arizona tribe.

Southern California Bookies: Los Angeles, San Diego

Southern California Bookies: Los Angeles, San Diego
Southern California bookies can stand to make some serious coin thanks to the wealthy clientele that place wagers in this region from San Diego up to Los Angeles and the cities in between.

Numis: William Hill, Paddy Power Should Merge

Numis: William Hill, Paddy Power Should Merge
Broker Numis on Monday suggested that two of the UK’s biggest bookmakers should merge in an effort to offset negative regulatory changes. 

Pope Hits Out at Mafia Once Again

Pope Hits Out at Mafia Once Again
Pope Francis called for nature to be protected from criminal abuse on Saturday during a visit in the southern Italian town of Caserta, near Naples....

State Senator Will Attempt to Get Around Sports Betting Ban in New Jersey

State Senator Will Attempt to Get Around Sports Betting Ban in New Jersey
New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak will attempt to get around a sports betting ban by pushing through legislation in hopes that Governor Chris Christie signs the bill into law.

Louisiana Bookies: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette and the Slippery Slope

Louisiana Bookies: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette and the Slippery Slope
Louisiana bookies have been an endangered species in recent years.  During the year 2008 alone over 100 bookies were rounded up across the state.  

Man Who Forced Sunwing Flight Back to Toronto had Gambling Problem

Man Who Forced Sunwing Flight Back to Toronto had Gambling Problem
A man arrested for making terroristic threats on board a Sunwing flight from Toronto to Panama City, Panama, has been let out on bail on $1000 bond.

Convicted Casino Lobbyist Questions Rick Perry Online Gambling Stance

Convicted Casino Lobbyist Questions Rick Perry Online Gambling Stance
The biggest casino lobbyist and an individual who served time for that activity, Jack Abramoff, has spoken out regarding Texas Governor Rick Perry’s stance on Internet gambling.

Regulators Approve $100k Fine Against Aria Casino for Shoeing Away Agents

Regulators Approve $100k Fine Against Aria Casino for Shoeing Away Agents
Regulators have approved a $100,000 fine for the Aria casino on the Las Vegas Strip after state agents said they were shooed away from a high-stakes roulette table.

Nevada Gaming Revenue Up 22 Percent

Nevada Gaming Revenue Up 22 Percent
Nevada officials say casino revenues shot up more than 14 percent in June thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip.

UK Opposition Weighs Betting Levy to Fund Grassroots Sport

UK Opposition Weighs Betting Levy to Fund Grassroots Sport
Britain's opposition Labour Party is considering imposing a new levy on online betting and Premier League TV income to support measures to encourage more people to take part in sport, it said on Thursday.

Showboat Casino Employees Protest Closing

Showboat Casino Employees Protest Closing
Chanting “Keep Showboat open,” hundreds of casino workers and supporters staged a noisy, enthusiastic protest Thursday night on the Atlantic City Boardwalk ....

5Dimes Becomes Latest Online Sportsbook to Accept Bitcoin

5Dimes Becomes Latest Online Sportsbook to Accept Bitcoin
Popular 5Dimes.com, a US-facing online sportsbook, has become the latest to embrace the anonymous digital currency bitcoin.

Matchbook.com Exits Canada Market for Unknown Reasons

Matchbook.com Exits Canada Market for Unknown Reasons
Canadian customers of the sports betting exchange Matchbook.com have been advised that they must withdraw all funds from their accounts by August 22 (2014).

Revel Casino has Six Potential Buyers: May Avert Closure

Revel Casino has Six Potential Buyers: May Avert Closure
Atlantic City's mayor said Wednesday there are six potential buyers for the Revel Casino Hotel, which is up for sale next month at a bankruptcy auction.

Mississippi Gambling Revenue Steady After Harrah’s Closure

Mississippi Gambling Revenue Steady After Harrah’s Closure
Gambling revenues tumbled in Mississippi's river region in the first month after Harrah's Tunica Hotel & Casino closed, but the trend didn't worsen much.

’Girls Gone Wild’ Founder Joe Francis Slapped With $5k Daily Fine

’Girls Gone Wild’ Founder Joe Francis Slapped With $5k Daily Fine
The founder of the raucous and salacious DVD franchise “Girls Gone Wild” has been ordered to pay a $5000 fine each day he fails to return two luxury automobiles.

Professional Sports Bettor Billy Walters Auctions Off Sprawling Estate

Professional Sports Bettor Billy Walters Auctions Off Sprawling Estate
One of the world’s most famous sports bettors, Billy Walters, is auctioning off his 21,000 square-foot home in Rancho Santa Fe, California next month without a reserve price.

Two Suspects Wanted in Armed Heist of Atlantic City Casino

Two Suspects Wanted in Armed Heist of Atlantic City Casino
Police are seeking two masked suspects who robbed an Atlantic City casino at gunpoint and made off with more than $180,000.

Can You Believe This? Manhunt Follows Gambler’s False Stabbing Claim

Can You Believe This? Manhunt Follows Gambler’s False Stabbing Claim
A man who fell on a can and slit himself outside a South Wales bookmaker appeared in court where a judge decided his fate.

EU Issues New ‘Flawed’ Regulations for Online Gambling

EU Issues New ‘Flawed’ Regulations for Online Gambling
The European Union has issued new regulations for online gambling in a quest to "safeguard health and minimise the eventual economic harm" suffered by the punters.
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