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CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN is the latest mainstream news media outlet in the United States to cover the apparent kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton in Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2019

Good Morning America Delves Into 5Dimes Sean Creighton Kidnapping Case

Sean Creighton, who lived in Costa Rica with his wife and children, was kidnapped over three months ago with a ransom demand.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/13/2019

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

Sean "Tony" Creighton, the missing owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in San Pedro, Costa Rica, was last seen at the home of a gang leader's grandmother.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2019

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Three suspects have been arrested in Spain tied to the disappearance and reported kidnapping of 5Dimes owner

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/12/2019

Associated Press Reports on 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Suspects Arrests

Costa Rican authorities are hoping the arrest of 12 people allegedly involved in the September kidnapping of the owner of an internet sports betting site will lead to the missing U.S. citizen.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/11/2019

Sportsbooks Need All Four Favorites to Cover, Win Outright in NFL Divisional Round

Dave Mason of BetOnline Friday evening pointed out a rare phenomenon that's about to occur this weekend.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jan/11/2019

Police Able to Track Bitcoin Transaction in Finding Suspects in 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping

Police Able to Track Bitcoin Transaction in Finding Suspects in 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping

11 raids conducted early Friday morning

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/11/2019

10 Arrested in Kidnapping of 5Dimes Owner: His Whereabouts Not Known

10 Arrested in Kidnapping of 5Dimes Owner: His Whereabouts Not Known

Gambling911.com has confirmed the arrests of several individuals involved in the September kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton, founder of 5Dimes Sportsbook out of San Pedro, Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2019

What Online Bookies Need To Know For The NFL Divisional Rounds

What Online Bookies Need To Know For The NFL Divisional Rounds

The NFL Divisional Round is here. Pay per head agents must be aware of the keys for each game. By knowing the keys for each game, agents can prepare their sportsbooks to ensure profit.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2019

Today's Most Bet on Sides - January 11

Today's Most Bet on Sides - January 11

The Wisconsin Badgers were seeing the heaviest one-sided action Friday in College Basketball.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/11/2019

Ramon Colillas Wins 2019 PSPC and More Than $5 Million

Ramon Colillas Wins 2019 PSPC and More Than $5 Million

The PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) was a crazy idea.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2019

Iowa Looking to Offer Sports Betting

Iowa Looking to Offer Sports Betting

It’s a sure bet that sports wagering will debated this year in the Iowa Capitol.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/10/2019

Will the New Bachelor Colton Lose His Virginity? Bet on It

Will the New Bachelor Colton Lose His Virginity? Bet on It

This season's Bachelor series comes with a new twist.  The bachelor, 26-year-old Colton Underwood, is a virgin, and one online gambling site has posted odds that this is about to change.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/10/2019

2019 PSPC Final Table Determined

2019 PSPC Final Table Determined

The 2019 PokerStars Players NFL Hold'em Championship (PSPC) final table was underway Thursday with a winner to be crowned by day's end presumably.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/10/2019

FanDuel Pays Out $40K on Bama Win That Never Happened

FanDuel Pays Out $40K on Bama Win That Never Happened

Believing the Alabama Crimson Tide to be invincible, online sorts betting firm FanDuel paid futures bet on their 2019 College Football Championship win in advance.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/10/2019

5Dimes to Pay Bad Beat Jackpot Winner $54K After Mounting Pressure

5Dimes to Pay Bad Beat Jackpot Winner $54K After Mounting Pressure

5Dimes says it has agreed to pay the winner of a Bad Beat Jackpot after they initially confiscated funds

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/09/2019

2019 Wynn Signature Series Schedule

2019 Wynn Signature Series Schedule

The 2019 Wynn Signature Series runs from January 16 through January 27.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/09/2019

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Joins MGM Resorts

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Joins MGM Resorts

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is joining casino giant MGM Resorts International to help push the company’s global expansion efforts, particularly in Japan, and work on state-level public policy related to sports betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/09/2019

How Can I Enter the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open?

How Can I Enter the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open?

Learn how to enter this year's Lucky Heart's Poker Open for a chance to win with a guaranteed $1 million prize pool.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/09/2019

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Michigan?

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Michigan?

The state of Michigan came close to allowing online poker rooms to be based within its borders but the outgoing Governor vetoed a bill in the waning hours of 2018. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/09/2019

Why RealBookies is Among the Best Pay Per Head Companies

Why RealBookies is Among the Best Pay Per Head Companies

RealBookies is widely considered to be one of the best Pay Per Head companies in the industry.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/09/2019

Trump 'Lies' Pay Out Bigly

U.S. President Donald Trump made six misstatements during his brief Address to the Nation Tuesday night, according to the Washington Post.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/09/2019

In the Money in the PSPC: Scott Baumstein Leads Last 38

The PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC), the largest $25,000 tournament ever held, had already seen a field of 1,039 shrink to 207 when play began today.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2019

Sports Betting at Foxwoods

Sports Betting at Foxwoods

Foxwoods is likely to offer legalized in-person sports betting some time in 2019.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/09/2019

Sports Betting at the Mohegan Sun

Sports Betting at the Mohegan Sun

The Mohegan Sun is likely to offer legalized in-person sports betting some time in 2019.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/09/2019

Connecticut to Push Ahead With Legislation That Allows In-Person Sports Betting at Tribal Casinos

Connecticut to Push Ahead With Legislation That Allows In-Person Sports Betting at Tribal Casinos

Various factions have begun angling to get a piece of the action if Connecticut pushes ahead with legalizing sports gambling in the new legislative session, which opens Wednesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/09/2019

The Profit High Stakes Chronicles Las Vegas

The Profit High Stakes Chronicles Las Vegas

In this CNBC original documentary, The Profit, Marcus Lemonis takes you behind the scenes in Las Vegas, spending three days as a high roller to unlock the secrets of Sin City.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/08/2019

Like Taking Candy From a Baby: Trump 'Misstatements' Appear to Have Gone Over Betting Total

Like Taking Candy From a Baby: Trump 'Misstatements' Appear to Have Gone Over Betting Total

If you had the OVER 3.5 on the number of mistruths U.S. President would tell during his highly anticipated address to the nation, you're likely a winner...though nothing official as of Tuesday evening.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/08/2019

Is PokerStars Available From California?

Is PokerStars Available From California?

PokerStars is available to those in the great state of California, just not for real money.  Alternative online poker sites like Americas Cardroom do offer real money play and will be featuring a $5 million guaranteed tournament this summer (2019).

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2019

Maine Man Gets 15 Months for Running State's Largest Illegal Gambling Operation

Maine Man Gets 15 Months for Bust of State's Largest Gambling Operation

A Maine man who netted millions running an illegal sports gambling operation is going to prison for 15 months.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/08/2019

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5 Top Tips for Online Gamlbling Affiliates

5 Top Tips for Online Gambling Affiliates

AffiliateInsider offers up five top tips to ensure success for online gambling affiliates.

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Following a sharp decline in its price from over $6000 to around $3500 these last five months, Bitcoin was at a one-month high Monday, up nearly 7% on the day to just over $3800.

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

This week, the ‘Malta Gaming Authority -MGA’ has announced a trio of licensee suspensions for online gambling companies.