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NHL Player Thomas Vanek Tied to Gambling Investigation

NHL Player Thomas Vanek Tied to Gambling Investigation
Minnesota Wild forward Thomas Vanek has been connected to a federal gambling investigation, according to Rochester's News10NBC

Turkey Has Blocked 110 Online Gambling Websites Over Past Five Years

Turkey Has Blocked 110 Online Gambling Websites Over Past Five Years
Turkey has claimed success in the blocking of 110 illegal online gambling websites over the past five years according to that nation’s telecommunications authority on Monday.

Online Gambling Ads Popping Up on Purported MH17 Crash Victim Facebook Pages

Online Gambling Ads Popping Up on Purported MH17 Crash Victim Facebook Pages
Scammers wasted no time in their attempt to cash in on the unfortunate victims of Malaysia Flight MH17, which crashed Thursday over the Ukraine after reportedly being shut down by a missile.

One of Nevada Gambling Regulators Most Wanted Fugitives Arrested in PA

One of Nevada Gambling Regulators Most Wanted Fugitives Arrested in PA
One of the fugitives most wanted by Nevada gambling regulators has been arrested across the country at a Pennsylvania casino.

Mounting Gambling Debts Provide Motive for Indianapolis Deadly Explosion

Mounting Gambling Debts Provide Motive for Indianapolis Deadly Explosion
Prosecutors have filed court documents indicating that mounting gambling and credit card debt were the motive behind a deadly explosion that devastated an Indianapolis neighborhood

WSEX.com Founder Jay Cohen Assets Sought Ahead of Possible Lawsuit

WSEX.com Founder Jay Cohen Assets Sought Ahead of Possible Lawsuit
An Ohio man who plans to sue now defunct World Sports Exchange (WSEX.com) founder Jay Cohen for almost $70,000 owed plans to hire an investigative team

Romanian Princess Pleads in Cockfighting Case

Romanian Princess Pleads in Cockfighting Case
Romanian princess Irina Walker pleaded guilty Wednesday to operating an illegal gambling business in connection with a cockfighting enterprise in rural Oregon.

Casino Boat Passengers Rescued After 16 Hour Ordeal

Casino Boat Passengers Rescued After 16 Hour Ordeal
After 16 hours stuck at sea, passengers stranded on a casino boat that ran aground off Georgia’s coast were ferried to shore Wednesday aboard two Coast Guard cutters.

Brand New Casino Boat Stuck Off Georgia Coast With 123 People On Board

Brand New Casino Boat Stuck Off Georgia Coast With 123 People On Board
A casino boat making its maiden voyage has gotten stuck off the coast of Savannah, Georgia with 123 people on board.

US Attorney Charges 6 With Illegal Gambling, Money Laundering in Texas

US Attorney Charges 6 With Illegal Gambling, Money Laundering in Texas
Authorities say six people from east Texas have been charged with illegal gambling, money laundering and drug trafficking.

New Jersey Online Gambling Revenue Estimates Dip Further

New Jersey Online Gambling Revenue Estimates Dip Further
A Wall Street firm that was among the most pessimistic about the prospects for Internet gambling in New Jersey has cut its already-conservative estimate on the state's first-year online winnings by more than half.

Thailand Nabs 5064 for Betting on World Cup

Thailand Nabs 5064 for Betting on World Cup
Note to self: If planning to place wagers on the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Thailand is probably not the best option.

Bwin to Make Additional Cuts of More Than $13.6 Million to Meet Targets

Bwin to Make Additional Cuts of  More Than $13.6 Million to Meet Targets
Bwin.Party, under pressure from an activist shareholder to boost its performance, said an additional 10 million euros ($13.6 million) of cost cuts would help it to meet its targets for the year.

Eight Accused of Illegal World Cup Betting in Las Vegas

Eight Accused of Illegal World Cup Betting in Las Vegas
Eight people from Malaysia, China and Hong Kong were accused Monday of operating a temporary, illegal gambling ring from exclusive high-roller villas at a Las Vegas Strip resort

You’re Fired! 1000 Employees at Trump Plaza Get Pink Slips

You’re Fired! 1000 Employees at Trump Plaza Get Pink Slips
Layoff notices went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Casino Hotel, in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement.

Another One Bites the Dust: Trump Plaza Latest AC Casino to Close

Another One Bites the Dust: Trump Plaza Latest AC Casino to Close
They are falling like dominoes.  Yet another Atlantic City has announced its intention to shut down.  This time it’s the Trump Plaza.

Where Will Dad Bet Next? Singapore Ad Follow Up Won’t Say

Where Will Dad Bet Next?  Singapore Ad Follow Up Won’t Say
Singapore tried its best to save an own goal on Monday by updating an anti-gambling ad that starred a despairing boy named Andy telling friends his dad had bet his life savings on Germany winning the World Cup.

Las Vegas Sands Sued for $5 Billion: Accused of Misappropriating Funds

Las Vegas Sands Sued for $5 Billion: Accused of Misappropriating Funds
A former Macau business partner of Las Vegas Sands Corp. accused the casino operator of misappropriating trade secrets and is suing the company for at least $5 billion in profits...

Atlantic City Making ‘Painful Shift’ Away From Gambling

Atlantic City Making ‘Painful Shift’ Away From Gambling
Atlantic City's mayor says his city is in the midst of a painful transition from a gambling-centric resort to one where betting is only one of many things to do.

San Antonio Area Bookies: Betting on the Aggies

San Antonio Area Bookies: Betting on the Aggies
Bookies are plentiful in the San Antonio, Texas area as are sports bars where they typically congregate.  Think the Ticket Sports Pub, Freetail Brewing Company and the Lion and the Rose franchise.

Moldea: ‘No Fewer Than 26 Past and Present NFL Team Owners had Ties to Mafia’

Moldea: ‘No Fewer Than 26 Past and Present NFL Team Owners had Ties to Mafia’
MediaBistro.com reveals that five eBooks have been selected as part of an ongoing series curated for Open Road Integrated Media by NYU Professor of Media Studies Mark Crispin Miller.

Missouri Bookies: St. Louis, Columbia, Texas County, Shannon County More

Missouri Bookies: St. Louis, Columbia, Texas County, Shannon County More
No matter where you are located in the Show Me State of Missouri, local bookies are only a stone’s throw away.  You just have to know how to find them.

Former Rep. Connie Mack Added to Adelson Arsenal

Former Rep. Connie Mack Added to Adelson Arsenal
Former Rep. Connie Mack has been brought on to help lobby in favor of a bill to ban online gambling across the USA.

Maryland Casinos See 8.4 Percent Increase in Gambling

Maryland Casinos See 8.4 Percent Increase in Gambling
Maryland's casinos are reporting gambling revenue of $72 Million for the month of June, up 8.4 percent from the same period last year.

Bookies in the Topeka, Manhattan, Kansas Area

Bookies in the Topeka, Manhattan, Kansas Area
Bookies can be found throughout the Manhattan and Topeka region of Kansas thanks to the hardcore sports fans backing local Kansas State University, home of the Wildcats. 
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