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Italian Authorities Seize $1.7 Billion in Real Life ‘Godfather’ Case

Italian Authorities Seize $1.7 Billion in Real Life ‘Godfather’ Case

Italian authorities have taken control of $1.76 billion from a Sicilian construction company believed to have ties to organized crime in Corleone.

Phil Mickelson Comments on Money Laundering Allegations… Sort of

Phil Mickelson Comments on Money Laundering Charges Allegations… Sort of

Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson refused to comment on allegations linking him to an illegal gambling operation, saying Wednesday he is used to being an "object to be discussed."

Forbes: Why Daily Fantasy Sports is Taking Over

Forbes.com on Wednesday featured a piece on why Daily Fantasy Sports is taking over, and it sure seems that way.

Man Accused of Cheating at Poker Game Now Charged With Murdering Accuser

Man Accused of Cheating at Poker Game Now Charged With Murdering Accuser

A Minnesota man accused of cheating during a poker game Thursday night has now been charged with murder.

New Jersey Online Gambling Sites Hit by Cyber Attack: Bitcoin Ransom Demanded

New Jersey Online Gambling Sites Hit by Cyber Attack: Bitcoin Ransom Demanded

New Jersey online gambling sites are not immune to cyber attacks that have long plagued offshore wagering companies and those based out of Europe.

Man Who Blew Up Home Over Gambling Debts Wanted to Buy Ferrari Afterwards

A man accused of blowing up his Indianapolis home for the insurance money told a former friend some days before the explosion that his house had blown up and that he wanted to buy a luxury car.

What’s an Overlay in Daily Fantasy Sports Contests?

What’s an Overlay in Daily Fantasy Sports Contests?

Occasionally you may come across Daily Fantasy Sports sites touting so-called “Overlay Alerts” in promoting one of their many contests. 

Poker Players Continue to be Questioned in Slain Tycoon’s Death

Poker Players Continue to be Questioned in Slain Tycoon’s Death

Four poker players who remain suspects in the murder of a wealthy nightclub owner have been brought back for questioning.

Women’s World Cup Final Costs Sportsbook a Fortune: Handle More than Doubled

Women’s World Cup Final Costs Sportsbook a Fortune: Handle More than Doubled

Okay so Sportsbook.ag got slaughtered by Sunday’s Women’s World Cup Final, but the numbers still left a lasting impression.

Atlanta Could be Getting its First Casino

Atlanta Could be Getting its First Casino

MGM Grand has its sights set on building a casino in downtown Atlanta.

PlayMLF.com to Become 360FantasyLive.com

PlayMLF.com to Become 360FantasyLive.com

Recently acquired PlayMLF.com is soon to be rebranded as 360FantasyLive.com

'Crack Cocaine' Machines Help Make Bookies £1.6bn

'Crack Cocaine' Machines Help Make Bookies £1.6bn

Try as they might, those opposed to the so-called “crack cocaine of gambling fixed-odds betting terminals in the UK have had little luck getting rid of the machines….and with good reason.

Tory MP Zac Goldsmith Backed Bookie Fitzdares Limited Near Going Bust

Tory MP Zac Goldsmith Backed Bookie Fitzdares Limited Near Going Bust

An upstart bookie firm baked by Tory MP Zac Goldsmith is on the verge of going bust after losing £115,000 in the 12 months to June 30 last year.

Investigation to be Launched Into Bet365 Skirting Around Live Betting Law

Investigation to be Launched Into Bet365 Skirting Around Live Betting Law

The online sports betting site Bet365 is forbidden from taking live bets over the Internet but that hasn’t stopped them from doing so using an interesting loophole, one that could ultimately get them into hot water.

Police Chief Blows Funds From DEA Gambling at Casino: Faces Charges

Police Chief Blows Funds From DEA Gambling at Casino: Faces Charges

A police chief who resigned after nearly 40 years as an officer in a southwestern Pennsylvania township faces an October non-jury trial on charges he blew $10,000 from an FDEA fund at a casino.

Feds Won’t Appeal Poker Pro Paul Phua Gambling Case After Rights Violation

Feds Won’t Appeal Poker Pro Paul Phua Gambling Case After Rights Violation

Federal prosecutors have confirmed they will not be appealing a judge’s dismissal of an illegal gambling case against wealthy businessman Paul Phua.

Philadelphia Mob Boss Set to Tell His Story in ‘Lost Lives and Forgotten Vows’

Philadelphia Mob Boss Set to Tell His Story in ‘Lost Lives and Forgotten Vows’

90’s Mob boss Ralph Natale will tell his story in “Lost Lives and Forgotten Vows”, due to be published in the Fall of 2016.

Witness Testifies Ex Blew Up Home That Killed Two to Pay Off Gambling Debts

Witness Testifies Ex Blew Up Home That Killed Two to Pay Off Gambling Debts

An Indianapolis woman whose house exploded, killing two people, testified Wednesday during her former boyfriend's trial that he was determined to burn the home down for insurance money

League of Legends Online Betting for US Customers Premiers July 4

League of Legends Online Betting for US Customers Premiers July 4

The first US facing online sportsbook, appropriately named Sportsbook.ag (.com if you prefer) will be debuting eSports betting this weekend. League of Legends betting will now be a regular offering at Sportsbook.

Sportsbook.ag First US-Facing Sports Betting Site to Offer eSports Gambling

Sportsbook.ag Becomes First US Sports Betting Site to Offer eSports Gambling

Sportsbook.ag has revealed it will begin offering betting on eSports following increasing demand to do so. 

Gambino Crime Family 'Made Man' Guilty in Murder of Miami Subs Founder

Gambino Crime Member Guilty in Murder of Miami Subs Founder

Jurors have found alleged Gambino Family mobster Anthony “Big Tony” Moscatiello guilty in the murder of South Florida businessman and Miami Subs restaurant franchise founder Gus Boulis. 

Lawsuits Claim Abuse at Tribal Casinos: Card Counters Take Action

Lawsuits Claim Abuse at Tribal Casinos: Card Counters Take Action

For gamblers skilled at counting cards, it can be especially risky to play at America's tribal casinos: Those who have gotten caught tell stories of seized winnings, wrongful detentions, or worse.

Attorney Who Led $300 Million Gambling Ring Wants Case Thrown Out

Attorney Who Led $300 Million Gambling Ring Wants Case Thrown Out

An attorney convicted of leading a $300 million gambling ring that used a veterans charity as a front is asking an appeals court to throw out his 6-year prison sentence.

Sex, Drugs and Gambling: How to Pay for Your College Tuition

Sex, Drugs and Gambling: How to Pay for Your College Tuition

A shocking survey conducted by Save the Student revealed this week that one fifth of university students have had to resort to gambling, the drug trade and even prostitution to pay their skyrocketing tuition bills.

Casino Stocks Rise as on Good Macau News: Market Bloodbath Wednesday?

Casino Stocks Rise as on Good Macau News: Market Bloodbath Wednesday?

Tuesday we had the first good news surrounding the Macau gaming sector in quite some time as a number of casino companies with exposure there saw their stock prices rise.

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