Gambling

Seminoles Score Big Victory in Gambling Case

Seminoles Score Big Victory in Gambling Case

The Seminole Tribe of Florida, which runs some of the state's best known and most profitable casinos, scored a major victory Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the tribe can keep blackjack tables at its gambling operations.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/09/2016

Federal Agents Arrest Nine Members of Brooklyn Organized Crime Syndicate

US federal agents arrested nine reputed members of a Brooklyn-based Russian organized crime syndicate they allege to be engaged in racketeering, extortion, loansharking, drug trafficking and illegal gambling charges.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/09/2016

New Jersey Voters Reject Gambling Expansion in State

New Jersey Voters Reject Gambling Expansion in State

New Jersey voters Tuesday emphatically rejected expanding casino gambling beyond Atlantic City, giving the economically battered seaside resort a brief respite from a long losing streak.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/09/2016

Banker Gets 4 Years Prison Time for $95Mil Scheme to Feed Gambling Addiction

The Department of Justice said Friday that Andrew Caspersen received four years in prison from a Manhattan federal court judge. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/08/2016

Old School Bookie ‘The Saint’ Dies Just Days After Prison Release

New England mobster Anthony “The Saint” St. Laurent, who was convicted of trying to hire someone to kill a rival mafia member, died Monday, two weeks after being released from federal prison. He was 75. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2016

Determining the Best Online Casino Bonuses

With so many online casino bonuses advertised on the Web it is sometimes hard to determine how to get the best value.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2016

Former Bellagio Craps Dealer Sentenced for $1 Million Scam

Former Bellagio Craps Dealer Sentenced for $1 Million Scam

Dealer along with three others defied 452-billion-to-1 odds

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/06/2016

William Hill Website Down Following Cyber Attack

William Hill Website Down Following Cyber Attack

The United Kingdom’s largest bookmaker, William Hill, saw its site crash this past Tuesday and now the betting firm has confirmed this was all a result of an orchestrated cyber attack.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/04/2016

Half the Nation Approves of Legalized Sports Betting in US

Half the Nation Approves of Legalized Sports Betting in US

A new poll finds nearly half of Americans approve of legalized sports betting, reasoning that so many people are already doing it.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/03/2016

John Daly Claims He Lost $50 Million Gambling

John Daly Claims He Lost $50 Million Gambling

Golfer John Daly reveals in an ESPN “30 for 30” documentary that he has lost “around $50 million” gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2016

Interesting Tends and New Online Casinos of 2016 and 2017

Interesting Tends and New Online Casinos of 2016 and 2017

Being “new” doesn’t automatically mean an online casino is honest or reliable.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/02/2016

How To Buy American Lottery Tickets Online

How To Buy American Lottery Tickets Online

Jackpots in lotteries played in the USA are usually some of the biggest in the world because of the sheer number of people that play them. People who live in other countries would not usually get the chance to play them because you have to be an American citizen in order to buy a ticket. However, there are companies that run online lottery syndicates that purchase tickets in lotteries all over the world which means you can buy tickets from lotteries with the biggest jackpots.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/02/2016

Report Claims Paddy Power, Other Bookmakers Spying on Punters

Report Claims Paddy Power, Other Bookmakers Spying on Punters

UK’s third largest bookmaker, Paddy Power, and others have been spying on customers by using intrusive online trackers and social media background checks.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/01/2016

NY Approves Final Regulations for New Upstate Casinos

The first of four new casinos planned for upstate New York could be open by the end of the month after state gambling regulators gave final approval to regulations for table games.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/01/2016

Bookies Make Up Ground Monday Night With Bears Win, Cover

Bookies Make Up Ground Monday Night With Bears Win, Cover

The bookies struggled Sunday with an early cover and outright win by New England, followed by the Raiders overtime win in Tampa Bay capped off by the Cowboys come-from-behind victory Sunday night against the Eagles.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/01/2016

Resorts World Casino Refuses to Pay Woman $43Mil From Slot Machine Win

A woman from New York who won nearly $43 million from a slot machine at Resorts World Casino in August will not be paid after being told by casino representatives she hadn’t actually won.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/31/2016

Report: Eve Online Confiscates Around $620,000

Report: Eve Online Confiscates Around $620,000

Eve Online may have confiscated $620,000 in currency from two skins for violations involving multi-accounts.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/31/2016

MGM Resorts Ready to Bet up to $10 Billion on Japan Casino

Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International (MGM.N) could plow almost $10 billion into a Japanese casino via a publicly traded real estate investment trust, its chief executive said on Monday, as Tokyo inches closer to legalizing the industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/31/2016

Kansas City Woman Found Guilty of Stealing $441K From Lottery Winner

Kansas City Woman Found Guilty of Stealing $441K From Lottery Winner

A federal court jury in Kansas City on Thursday found 43-year-old Freya Pearson guilty of tax evasion and defrauding a local lottery winner out of more than $440,000.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2016

Bookies Take a Hit With Titans Shock Win Thursday Night

Bookies Take a Hit With Titans Shock Win Thursday Night

The Titans may be turning a page as they defied the top trends in the NFL Thursday night with a big home win against a division rival. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2016

More TonyBet Slow Payouts: Player Waits Three Months for €500 Payout

More TonyBet Slow Payouts: Player Waits Three Months for €500 Payout

A poker and sports betting website started by famed player and politician Antanas ‘Tony G’ Guoga continues to deal with payout issues despite operating from the online gambling-friendly region of Slovenia.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2016

‘Saint’ Mobster Gets Release From Prison

‘Saint’ Mobster Gets Release From Prison

A notorious Rhode Island mobster has been released from prison after serving seven years for attempting to hire a hitman to murder a rival mobster.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2016

DraftKings, FanDuel Agree to $12M Settlement With New York

DraftKings and FanDuel will pay $6 million apiece to New York state to resolve lawsuits alleging the daily fantasy sports companies engaged in false advertising under a legal settlement announced Tuesday

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2016

Breaking News: Probe Into Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands

Nevada's state gambling regulator is investigating allegations that Las Vegas Sands Corp casinos allowed high-stakes Chinese players to bet millions of dollars in other people's names

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/25/2016

Worn Tires Likely Contributed to Casino Tour Bus Crash

The treads on half the tires of a tour bus that slammed into a tractor-trailer on a desert freeway, killing 13 people, were worn down to an unsafe level, a federal investigator said Tuesday as authorities worked to determine the cause of one of California's deadliest highway crashes.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2016

Why Casino Buses Keep Crashing and Killing

Authorities are investigating the cause of the bus crash Sunday that killed 13 passengers headed home from a trip to a California casino. Here is a list of deadly crashes involving casino buses

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2016

How Big is the Online Sports Betting Industry?

This is a question that's impossible to answer because a lot of revenues aren't reported.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/25/2016

Atlantic City Hopes to Avert Bankruptcy

Atlantic City Hopes to Avert Bankruptcy

Atlantic City plans to sell land, lay off 100 more workers, pay down most of its $500 million debt and slash other expenses during the next five years to fight off a threatened state takeover of its assets and decision-making power.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2016

UK Government to Review ‘Crack Cocaine’ of Gambling, Fixed Odds Machines

UK Government to Review ‘Crack Cocaine’ of Gambling, Fixed Odds Machines

The UK government is set to review fixed odds gambling machines amid concerns they are harming some 600,000 vulnerable people, the BBC is reporting this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/24/2016

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James Consider World Series Wager

NBA stars Dwyane Wade and LeBron James will be betting on this year’s World Series though they have yet to figure out how much will be staked.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/24/2016

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.