Gambling

Bookmaker, Genovese Crime Family Associate Convicted of Racketeering, Murder Conspiracy

Genovese Crime Family Associate Convicted of Racketeering, Murder Conspiracy

Salvatore Delligatti, 40, was found guilty in Manhattan federal court last week on all counts of racketeering conspiracy, murder-for-hire conspiracy, participation in an illegal gambling operation, and a firearms offense following a three-week jury trial.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2018

Atlantic City Casino Earnings Up 22.5 Percent in 2017

Less competition has led to higher profits for Atlantic City’s casinos in 2017 — but will it last with two more casinos soon to join the mix?

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2018

Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Inks Deal for Online Gambling

Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Inks Deal for Online Gambling

Casino gambling in Atlantic City has been around for decades, but in recent years the casinos in town have taken it on the chin given the proliferation of other gambling options in neighboring states.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/09/2018

Conman Swindled Sports Fans Out of £60k in Ticket Scam as Means to Fuel Online Gambling Addiction

A conman, Jamie Keeble, 45, fleeced sports fans out of more than £60,000 in a ticket scam for tickets to Wimbledon, Six Nations and the Champions League, according to the Daily Record.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2018

Steve Wynn Sues Lawyer for Dancer Who Accused Him of Leering

Steve Wynn Sues Lawyer for Dancer Who Accused Him of Leering

Disgraced casino mogul Steve Wynn has sued the attorney of a dancer who accused him of inappropriate behavior.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/07/2018

MGM Shares Rise on Talks Company Could Buy Wynn

MGM Shares Rise on Talks Company Could Buy Wynn

The New York Post on Friday was reporting that MGM is considering buying Wynn Resorts though an amount has yet to be disclosed.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/06/2018

Mobster Caught on Video Talking Gleefully About Blow Torching Man's Feet Found Guilty

Chicago Outfit soldier Charles “Chuckie” Russell has been found guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm this past Wednesday, but it is the circumstances surrounding his legal troubles that left people gasping.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/06/2018

Mare Balticum Gaming Summit Adds Play'n GO Group Compliance Manager Sissel Weitzhandler to Speaker List

Mare Balticum Gaming Summit Adds Play'n GO Group Compliance Manager Sissel Weitzhandler to Speaker List

The organizers of Mare Balticum Gaming Summit (Baltic Sea Gaming Summit) are honored to announce that Sissel Weitzhandler (Legal and Compliance Manager of the Play'n GO Group) will join the inaugural event as a speaker in the panel dedicated to the Scandinavian region.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/06/2018

Former NFL Player Ordered to Pay Casino $190K

Didn’t have sufficient funds to cover the debt, and six checks he signed to the casino bounced.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/05/2018

Pennsylvania Casino Slots Up Big in March

In a recent report on Cision PR Newswire as released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, March was a big month for real money gambling on slot machines for the Keystone State.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2018

Caesar’s Canada Casino Poised for Strike

Caesar’s Canada Casino Poised for Strike

Labor issues ‘north of the boarder’ in Canada casino Caesar Windsor have moved closer to an outright labor strike according to a recent article posted on PlaySlots4RealMoney.com by Paul Brooks.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2018

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 22: Keith Varga Faked a Sportsbook, TV Caught Him

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 22: Keith Varga Faked a Sportsbook, TV Caught Him

In 1997, the U.S.-based marketing manager for Jamaican sportsbook English Sports Betting (ESB), 36-year-old Keith Varga, saw how much money the owner of ESB was making and decided it would be a good idea to go out on his own.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/04/2018

Woman Lost Guardianship of Sister for Gambling Her Money Away, Now Accused of Killing Hubby

Law enforcement has expanded its search for Lois Reiss, the Blooming Prairie woman being sought in connection with her husband’s death, to include federal agents, according to a statement released late Friday night by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

No More Beef as Hard Rock Casino Apologizes for 'Hindu Pizza' With Meat

No More Beef as Hard Rock Casino Apologizes for 'Hindu Pizza' With Meat

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), which  had a “Hindu Pizza” on its menu containing “chicken tikka masala with yogurt, cilantro and mint”, has removed the pizza and apologized to the protesting Hindus.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/02/2018

Former Revel Casino Moving Toward Reopening as Ocean Resort

Former Revel Casino Moving Toward Reopening as Ocean Resort

Atlantic City’s former Revel casino is moving toward its reincarnation as the Ocean Resort Casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/02/2018

G911 Starts New Feature Series Terrible Touts: First Up the Sordid Saga of Johnny Demarco Lout of a Tout (Updated)

Sports handicappers--also known as touts--are among the sleaziest and most corrupt members of the gambling industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/01/2018

Cafe Casino Review

Gambling911.com has your comprehensive Cafe Casino review.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/01/2018

DraftKings Issues Statement About Possible Partnership With NJ Casino

DraftKings Issues Statement About Possible Partnership With NJ Casino

“DraftKings, with the world’s most popular daily fantasy sports platform and nearly 10 million sports-mad customers, is perfectly positioned to succeed in a legal sports betting market."

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/31/2018

Kansas Casino Worker Preyed on Addicts, Laundered $1.5M

The Washington State Gambling Commission says a couple suspected of providing $300,000 in loans to people with gambling problems at a Tukwila casino and then threatening them in order to collect the debt have been arrested.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/31/2018

Most Feared Sports Bettor in World Billy Walters Reflects on Life While Behind Bars

Most Feared Sports Bettor in World Billy Walters Reflects on Life While Behind Bars

In an intimate look at how sports betting pro extraordinaire Billy Walters is faring behind bars, ESPN.com's Mike Fish reveals that the legendary Billy Walters is up at dawn and goes about his day in a Christmas green, prison-issued uniform.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/31/2018

Richard Branson Buys Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Richard Branson Buys Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

The property off the Las Vegas Strip will be rebranded over the next several months as Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.

 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/30/2018

DraftKings Seeks Casino Partners for Sports Betting

DraftKings Seeks Casino Partners for Sports Betting

DraftKings says it has contacted potential casino partners in New Jersey with an eye to offering sports betting if the U.S. Supreme Court legalizes it.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/30/2018

Hindus Don't Eat Meat: Hardrock Casino 'Hindu Pizza' With Chicken an Epic Fail

Vegetarian Hindus Not Thrilled With Hard Rock Casino's Chicken Topped 'Hindu Pizza'

Hint: Most Hindus are vegetarians yet the Punta Cana Hard Rock pizza's main ingredient is chicken

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/29/2018

Gambling Regulators to Complete Wynn Investigation By Summer

Gambling Regulators to Complete Wynn Investigation By Summer

State gambling investigators in Massachusetts are expecting to release the findings of their inquiry into allegations of sexual misconduct against casino mogul Steve Wynn "no later" than the summer.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/29/2018

Identifying A Sportsbook Scam VS a Premium Sportsbook Solution

Identifying A Sportsbook Scam VS a Premium Sportsbook Solution

Identifying a sportsbook scam is easier than most pay per head agents think. Ensure they have a premium sportsbook solution in this competitive industry allows bookies to thrive in the business. Find out how to avoid scams and make more cash today. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/29/2018

Nevada Casino Gambling Win Tops $1 Billion Again in February

Nevada Casino Gambling Win Tops $1 Billion Again in February

Nevada casinos continued a winning streak in February, topping the $1 billion mark in gambling revenues for the second month in a row.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/28/2018

Bookies Behaving Badly 21: Frank Masterana - A Badly-Behaving Bookie and a Black Book Boy

There has only been one offshore bookmaker who has ever been listed in the Nevada Gaming Control Board's List of Excluded Persons, better known as the "Black Book."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/28/2018

Upcoming Wynn Hearing May Include Evidence of Misconduct

Lawyers for the casino mogul's ex-wife say they have evidence of Steve Wynn's pattern of reckless behavior and mismanagement of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts and will present it during a hearing scheduled to begin Tuesday in state court in Las Vegas. It's the latest move in a yearslong case involving him, Elaine Wynn and the company they founded.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/27/2018

Gambling Affiliate News: Google Rolls Out Mobile-First Indexing, More

Google on Monday announced the rollout of its mobile indexing but online gambling affiliates need not fear about losing rankings should they not be fully mobile compatible..... not yet at least.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/27/2018

Bet365 Affiliates Review

Bet365 Affiliates Review

The Bet365 affiliate program has come under fire over this past year due to a drastic change in the company's Terms & Conditions.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/26/2018

Breaking News

PricePerPlayer: 'Benefits of Legalized Sports Betting Far Outweigh the Negatives'

PricePerPlayer: 'Benefits of Legalized Sports Betting Far Outweigh the Negatives'

Pay Per Head businesses, bookies, agents and online sportsbooks were mostly celebrating last week's landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court allowing all 50 states to legalize sports betting (not all will).  The rationale for this mindset is, well, it changes the public's mindset about an activity that for centuries has been frowned upon, perhaps a few notches above prostitution.

Paddy Power Buys FanDuel

Paddy Power Betfair (PPB.I) (PPB.L) has agreed to merge its U.S. business with fantasy sports company FanDuel to target the U.S. sports betting market that is set to open up in the coming years, the Irish bookmaker said on Wednesday.

AGA Unveils Its Wish List for Legalized Sports Gambling in States

In a letter to federal lawmakers today, American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman reiterated the gaming industry’s top priorities in the evolving debate on how to create a successful legal sports betting market in the United States.