Gambling

Man Crashes Car Through Casino, Found With Meth, Shot Gun

Man Crashes Car Through Casino, Found With Meth, Shot Gun

A man is facing several charges after ramming his car through a casino Thursday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/23/2016

Mobster’s ‘Great Christmas’ Included Home Invasion That Would Have Yielded $300K

Mobster’s ‘Great Christmas’ Included Home Invasion That Would Have Yielded $300K

Mobster: “Nothing gets my juices flowing like putting a gun to someone’s head, taking their stuff and making it mine.”

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/23/2016

Philippine President to Stop All Online Gambling

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Thursday he would halt all online gambling in his country.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/22/2016

Golfer John Daly Once Through $55,000 in Gambling Winnings Off a Bridge

Golfer John Daly Once Through $55,000 in Gambling Winnings Off a Bridge

In a shock revelation Wednesday, golfer and gambler John Daly admitted he once threw $55000 in gambling winnings off a bridge.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2016

Merry Christmas: TopBet Sportsbook Gets a D+ Upgrade

Merry Christmas: TopBet Sportsbook Gets a D+ Upgrade

The online sportsbook grading website SportsBookReview.com has given TopBet Sportsbook an early Christmas present: They have been upgraded to a D+ grade.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2016

Manhunt Under Way for Bookie Terrorist

Manhunt Under Way for Bookie Terrorist

United Kingdom authorities continue to hunt down an armed robber who has terrified bookmaker staff. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2016

Gambling ‘Hustlers’, Bookies Charged in Online Gambling, Oxycodone Sting

Gambling ‘Hustlers’, Bookies Charged in Online Gambling, Oxycodone Sting

Three online gambling sites based out of Costa Rica named in complaint

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2016

Ken ‘The Shrink’ Weitzner Back From the Grave and Starring in New Sports Betting Film

Ken ‘The Shrink’ Weitzner Back From the Grave and Starring in New Sports Betting Film

Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner, the phony psychiatrist and degenerate gambler who started two popular websites about sports betting and then killed himself, is one of the stars of a new movie about sports betting that premiered last week.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/20/2016

Montreal Mobster Sentenced in Hit of Ex-Bonanno Boss

Raynald Desjardins was sentenced Monday to fourteen years behind bars for his lead role in the 2011 hit of ex-Bonananno boss Salvatore “Sal the Ironworker” Montagna following a souring of their relationship.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2016

Gaffg Awards 2016 Winners Most Trusted Online Gambling Affiliates

Gaffg Awards 2016 Winners Most Trusted Online Gambling Affiliates

In the world of online gambling affiliates, trust means everything.  Affiliates put in hours of hard work to drive business to Web gambling sites each year. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2016

FBI Agent Leaked Info From Billy Walters, Phil Mickelson Insider Trading Probe

FBI Agent Leaked Info Related to Billy Walters, Phil Mickelson Insider Trading Probe

Walters asks Judge in his case if agent should be punished, wants prosecutors to show more of their hand

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2016

Computers Bought in South Carolina to Block Porn, Is Online Gambling Next?

Computers Bought in South Carolina to Block Porn, Is Online Gambling Next?

New bill would require sellers to install digital blocking capabilities in computers

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2016

Online Gambling Sites Seeing High Value in Bitcoin

Online Gambling Sites Seeing High Value in Bitcoin

themerkle.com a cryptocurrency news source, reports on the impact of anonymous digital currency Bitcoin on the Internet gambling market.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/16/2016

Genovese Family Mobsters Busted for Offshore Gambling Ring

Genovese Family Mobsters Busted for Offshore Gambling Ring

More than a dozen reputed members of New York’s infamous Genovese crime family have been arrested on a slew of charges stemming from a bust dubbed “Operation Shark Bait.”

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/16/2016

Bad Beat Jackpot at BetOnline to Pay Out Huge

A massive Bad Beat Jackpot is now available for the taking at BetOnline.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2016

Crown Resorts Backs Out of Vegas Deal

The founders and developers of Alon Las Vegas will continue to explore all of its options to advance the project and optimize the value for its stakeholders.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2016

Waiter Who Threatened to Shoot Manager’s Wife and Children had Gambling Problems

A waiter who owed significant gambling debts was sentenced to six years, seven months in prison following a brazen home invasion.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2016

Japan to Finally Allow Casino Gambling

Japan's parliament is about to approve a law on "integrated resorts" that is the first major hurdle in allowing casinos to set up shop in the wealthy nation.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2016

Liquor Board Chairman Resigns After DUI Leaving New MGM National Harbor Casino

Liquor Board Chairman Resigns After DUI Leaving New MGM National Harbor Casino

Caldwell attempted to leverage his position on the commission to get out of his arrest

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2016

New Bidder lLfts Stakes for Tatts

Tabcorp's plan for an $11 billion merger with Tatts Group has hit a hurdle with a rival full takeover bid emerging from a consortium that includes Macquarie Bank and US private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2016

Christie Says Voting Against North Jersey Casinos was ‘Dumb Move’

Christie Says Voting Against North Jersey Casinos was ‘Dumb Move’

Gov. Christie said it was a "dumb move" when New Jersey voters rejected a referendum to expand casino gambling to northern New Jersey.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2016

Oulala Raises New Funding Round

The DFS company has appointed two new senior directors

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2016

Son of Soprano’s Star Arrested For Spray-Painting a Swastika on College Dorm

Son of Soprano’s Star Arrested For Spray-Painting a Swastika on College Dorm

The son of a top star on the hit HBO mob series The Sopranos has been charged with spray-painting a Swastika on the dormitory at Purchase College.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2016

Quebec Won’t Block Online Gambling Websites for Now

Quebec Won’t Block Online Gambling Websites for Now

Canadian Radio-televisions and Telecommunications Commission claims any new law attempting to block Web gambling sites would have no teeth as the agency has final say

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2016

New Jersey Seizes $69K in Unclaimed Atlantic City Jackpots

New Jersey Seizes $69K in Unclaimed Atlantic City Jackpots

New Jersey gambling regulators have seized more than $69,000 in unclaimed jackpots won by gamblers at three casinos who couldn't prove they were old enough to gamble legally, or who left the premises without cashing in.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2016

Chinese Embassy Ready to Assist Gambling Tycoon Jack Lam

Mainland China has said it is prepared to offer consular assistance to a local gambling junket magnate Jack Lam following an order for his arrest by Philippine authorities and its President last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2016

Fantasy Sports Bill Would Ensure Legality in State of Ohio

Fantasy Sports Bill Would Ensure Legality in State of Ohio

A bill introduced this past week in the Ohio Senate looks to ensure that fantasy sports remains legal in the Buckeye State.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2016

Macau Eases Gambling Crackdown Concerns After Casino Shares Plummet

Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, moved on Friday to clarify it had not tightened daily cash withdrawal limits for Chinese gamblers

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/09/2016

Oulala clinches the Best Fantasy Sports Product Award

Oulala.com, the daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator and B2B provider, won the award for 'Best Fantasy Sports Product' at SBC Awards ceremony in London.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/09/2016

John Glenn: Patriot and Hero But a Foe of Gambling

John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95, was an American patriot.  He was also no friend of gambling as this Thomas Somach expose reveals.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2016

Breaking News

Betting Control, Licensing Board Rejects Tax Proposal in Kenya Online Gambling Bill

Betting Control, Licensing Board Rejects Tax Proposal in Kenya Online Gambling Bill

The Betting Control and Licensing Board in Kenya shot down a draft bill proposed to collect taxes on Internet gambling activity in that nation.

Douglas County KS Bookies, Pay Per Heads: Feature City Lawrence

Douglas County KS Bookies, Pay Per Heads: Feature City Lawrence

The Douglas County, Kansas bookies are in high demand as the town of Lawrence is home to the University of Kansas’ main campus and the red hot College Basketball team, the Jayhawks.

Portland Police Officer Fired for Making Threats while Armed During Poker Game

Portland Police Officer Fired for Making Threats while Armed During Poker Game

A newly released report on investigations into misconduct by Portland police says an officer resigned under threat of firing for driving drunk in a patrol car while on duty to answer a call.