Jason McGuigan Olympic Sports Betting Murder Profiled on HLN This Week

Written by:
Gilbert Horowitz
Published on:
Jun/08/2013
The Jason McGuigan Sports Betting Murder Profiled on HLN This Week

Spiro Athanas, who was recently indicted for his role in allegedly running Legends Sports out of Panama City, once assisted authorities in helping solve the gruesome murder of sports bettor Jason McGuigan and two other individuals. 

The triple homicide occurred in Verona, Wisconsin. 

Jason had placed bets with Olympic Sports, also known as TheGreek.com.  Athanas has been running Olympic Sports since 1996.

Mark Wu, a Taiwanese immigrant, was ultimately charged with the murders.

Authorities were able to trace cell phone calls to Olympic Sports, who cooperated in the investigation.  It was revealed that McGuigan failed to place a $17000 winning bet with Olympic Sports on behalf of Wu. Olympic Sports records all incoming phone calls.  Police were able to listen to the tapes and this is where they heard Woo and McGuigan on the line together. 

The case is being profiled on HLN’s “Mystery Detectives” at various times Saturday afternoon and evening (check your local listings).

- Gilbert Horowitz, Gambling911.com

Gambling News

Woman Charged in Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire is Released

A suburban Chicago woman charged in a murder-for-hire case will live with her parents in Georgia while she awaits trial. 

How to Play Bitcoin Blackjack Online

You can play online blackjack using Bitcoin  and withdraw using that cryptocurrency, then convert it into USD, euros, pounds or other money by connecting to your bank account.

MGM Springfield to Open August 24

MGM Springfield to Open August 24

$960 Million MGM Resorts International Property Marks Largest Private Investment in Western Massachusetts’ History

Tennis Corruption Report: 'Tsunami' of Problems at Low Level

An independent review of corruption in tennis found that the sport "faces a serious integrity problem" at its lower levels — a "tsunami," according to one person interviewed — but did not determine there are widespread problems at ATP , WTA and Grand Slam tournaments.

Slot Machine & Casino Gambling Industry Market Report

Slot Machine & Casino Gambling Industry Market Report

The slot machine industry continues to grow at a healthy pace. Slots are viewed as the engine that drives the land-based casino industry as well as real money gambling online. The prospect for future growth beyond 2018 is one of the primary topics covered in a recent post on PlaySlots4RealMoney.com Gambling News by Rich Caesar.

Syndicate