Gambling

Mobster Lukey DiMatteo Sentenced to 5 Years for $100K Shakedown of Tattoo Parlor

Mobster Lukey DiMatteo Sentenced to 5 Years for $100K Shakedown of Tattoo Parlor

A Colombo mobster has been sentenced to five years prison time for a $100,000 shakedown of a Brooklyn tattoo parlor.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2016

Murdered Mobster Pasquale Barbaro: The Brawl and the Hot Portuguese Girlfriend

Murdered Mobster Pasquale Barbaro: The Brawl and the Hot Portuguese Girlfriend

Police still searching for men who executed mobster outside of Sydney Monday night in hail of bullets as Barbaro's hot girlfriend emerges from the bloodshed with hot spread - see sexy layout

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Uses Aerial Filmmaking to Provide Construction Updates

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Uses Aerial Filmmaking to Provide Construction Updates

As Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa continues with its expansion project, it has opted to use aerial filmmaking to provide construction updates for guests.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

DraftKings, FanDuel Are Merging

DraftKings, FanDuel Are Merging

Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/18/2016

Brazil Senate to Vote on Bill That Would Legalize Online Gambling

The Brazil Senate is set to vote December 7 on the legalization of Internet Gambling in South America’s largest nation.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 11: Wu Done It? Forensic Files and The Greek

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 11: Wu Done It? Forensic Files and The Greek

Bookies Behaving Badly is back!  This enormously popular series kicks off the new season with “Wu Done It? Forensic Files and The Greek”.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

10 Worst Regions to be a Bookie Right Now – November 2016

Gambling911.com has your 10 Worst Regions to be a Bookie this month. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2016

New Police Taskforce Established to Tackle Underworld Crime Networks in Australia

New Police Taskforce Established to Tackle Underworld Crime Networks in Australia

Following the execution style death of organized crime figure Pasquale Barbaro Monday night near Sydney, Australia, a new police task force has been placed in charge of targeting underworld criminal activity.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2016

Internet Gambling Prohibition RAWA Could be Inserted in Spending Bill

Internet Gambling Prohibition RAWA Could be Inserted in Spending Bill

Casino magnate and GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson has been pushing for online gambling prohibition for the last few years and now he may have an opportunity to get legislation passed

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2016

2016 Thanksgiving Day Sportsbook Bonuses, Promos

Thanksgiving Day means sportsbooks will start offering their unique turkey day bonuses, including our friends at BetPhoenix.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2016

Montreal Mafia: Defense Attorney Gerardo Nicolo Attempted to Bribe Officers

The Montreal Gazette report on what it calls the “bar of gold” to “fool’s gold” and the downfall of Mob defense attorney Gerardo Nicolo, 48.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/17/2016

Names of Those Indicted in Rhode Island Gambling Case Released

Names of Those Indicted in Rhode Island Gambling Case Released

The names of some 20 individuals indicted as part of a grand jury case tied to illegal gambling in Rhode Island have been released.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2016

Chilling Last Words of Gunned Down Mobster: 'Open the f***ing door'

“Open the f***ing door” were the last words uttered by mobster Pasquale Barbaro before being gunned down Monday night just outside of Sydney Australia. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2016

Man Who Beat Girlfriend at Casino Sues Over Excessive Drinks

A Pennsylvania man imprisoned for four years after beating his girlfriend at the Sands Bethlehem Casino is now suing the establishment claiming they served him too many free drinks.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2016

20 Indicted for Running Illegal Multimillion Dollar Sports Betting Ring

Authorities in Rhode Island say 20 people have been indicted by a grand jury on charges connected to an organized multimillion dollar criminal gambling conspiracy.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2016

PA Sobering Fiscal News as Legalized Online Gambling Remains on Back Burner

Pennsylvania state government received sobering fiscal news Tuesday, as the Legislature’s independent budget analyst projected more big deficits are looming, including a shortfall this year.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Casino Video of Slain Pasquale Barbaro Appears in Court Trial Just Hours After Murder

Casino Video of Slain Pasquale Barbaro Appears in Court Trial Just Hours After Murder

Casino video footage featuring Pasquale Barbaro speaking with Brothers 4 Life boss played in court as evidence of a murder trial just hours after Barbaro’s execution west of Sydney Monday night. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Slain ‘Informant’ Mobster Had ‘Lots of Enemies’, Wore Bulletproof Vest on Streets

Victim, Pasquale Barbaro, had previous survived being shot six times last year

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Sports Bettor Stiffed Out of $11K by Rogue Sportsbook

Sports Bettor Stiffed Out of $11K by Rogue Sportsbook

A sports bettor from Missouri tells Gambling 911 that he is owed approximately $11,000 by an offshore sportsbook and the book won't pay him his winnings.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Police Hunt Down Robber Involved in Vegas Casino Heist

Police Hunt Down Robber Involved in Vegas Casino Heist

Authorities are looking for a robber who wore a stocking-type mask and displayed a handgun during a heist last week at the Tuscany casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Australian Crime Figure Shot Dead

Australian Crime Figure Shot Dead

A member Australia’s Barbaro crime family was found shot to death near his car on a Sydney street Monday night. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Two Gamblers Suing Casino Over Cyber Hack

Two Gamblers Suing Casino Over Cyber Hack

Two gamblers who allege their privacy was breached are spearheading a proposed class action against an Ontario casino whose databases were hacked.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Bonanno Mobster Vinny Gorgeous New Prison a ‘Cleaner Version of Hell’

Bonanno Mobster Vinny Gorgeous New Prison Described as ‘Cleaner Version of Hell’

Vincent Basciano has spent 11 years in solitary confinement “under conditions usually reserved for terrorists”

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Former Amaya CEO Accused of Insider Trading Wants to Buy Company Back

Amaya Inc's (AYA.TO) former chief executive, David Baazov, has offered to buy the Canadian online gambling company in a deal valued at about C$3.48 billion ($2.56 billion).

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Sands Bethlehem Plans $90 Million Expansion, to Include Larger Poker Room

Sands Bethlehem Plans $90 Million Expansion, to Include Larger Poker Room

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is planning a massive $90 million expansion that will included added restaurants, slot machines and a much larger poker room.  

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2016

Casino Rama Resort in Canada Hacked

A major Canadian casino has been hit by a cyberattack in which sensitive customer, employee and vendor data was stolen, its management said on Thursday, warning there is a risk the information will be published.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2016

One of 18 Crown Resort Employees Released by Chinese Authorities

One of 18 employees of Australia's largest casino operator detained in China a month ago for suspected gambling crimes has been released on bail, the company said on Saturday.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/11/2016

Macau Former Chief Prosecutor Charged With Nearly 2000 Crimes

Macau Former Chief Prosecutor Charged With Nearly 2000 Crimes

The one-time chief prosecutor of the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau has been charged with nearly 2000 crimes including setting up a criminal syndicate, abuse of power, and money laundering.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2016

Australia Cracks Down on Internet Gambling Operators

Australia Cracks Down on Internet Gambling Operators

The federal government is introducing new laws to help curb illegal online gambling services based overseas.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/10/2016

Online Gambling Websites Under Fire by UK Regulators for Text Spam

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has given notice to some 400 online gambling firms that they must explain how customer personal data is being used.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/10/2016

Breaking News

If US Election Result is Reversed, Clinton Bettors Out of Luck

William Hill says Trump bettors can keep winnings, but implies it won’t pay those who wagered on Hillary

Philippines Gambling Czar on the Lam, Fears Duterte Police Squads

Philippines Gambling Czar on the Lam, Fears Duterte Police Squads

The Philippines Department of Justice has issued a “Be on the Lookout” bulletin for Macau casino tycoon Yin Lok Lam, better known as Jack Lam.  The Government has revoked his investor’s visa.  

Regulators Look at Possible Impact of Legalized Marijuana on Casino Sector

Gambling regulators in Massachusetts are looking into the possible impact of legalized marijuana on the state’s emerging casino industry.