CAP Poker Tournament Raided by Police in Barcelona

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Sep/28/2008
Barcelona

According to numerous reports, an online gambling affiliate convention poker tournament has been shut down by Barcelona police.

Police raided the Hotel Princesa in Barcelona Spain this weekend where the Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) poker tournament was taking place.  (see news here)

All gambling equipment was confiscated.  Gambling911.com was also being told that the organizers were detained. 

The said tournament was the Affiliate Series of Poker. Last year, Bahamian authorities also prevented CAP from holding a tournament at an originally scheduled locale. Organizers had to find a "secret" place in which to hold the tournament.

Hundreds of online gambling industry personnel were present in Barcelona for the CAP conference though it was unclear how many were in attendance at the actual tournament.

Gambling News

Casino Regulators: Nothing Wrong With Wynn Donation to GOP

Casino Regulators: Nothing Wrong With Wynn Donation to GOP

Massachusetts gambling regulators say there was nothing improper about a $2 million donation Wynn Resorts made to the Republican Governors Association in 2014.

Former Deputy Chief Investigator Charged With Professional Gambling

Former Deputy Chief Investigator Charged With Professional Gambling

Court records show a former deputy chief investigator of the Pueblo District Attorney's office has been charged with multiple crimes, including official misconduct, misuse of official information and professional gambling.

Bookie Tips: How Online Casinos Work (Plus Promoting Them!)

Bookie Tips: How Online Casinos Work (Plus Promoting Them!)

Think outside the sports betting bubble with online casinos. Making online casinos available to bettors increases long-term growth. Find out more about it here, plus we’ll give a few promotional pointers too.

Win a Trip on the Oasis of the Seas at BetPhoenix

Win a Trip on the Oasis of the Seas at BetPhoenix

Be like Jack and you could be the next customer hopping aboard the Oasis of the Seas!

XL Media Founder: 'We Believe There are Plenty of Opportunities Today for Online Gambling Affiliates'

XL Media Founder: 'Still Plenty of Opportunities Today for Online Gambling Affiliates'

Ory Weihs – Founder and CEO XL Media - says things aren’t what they used to be in the world of online gambling affiliates, but hard work and investment will still yield the same great results.

Syndicate