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Nevada Sportsbook Could Lose Gaming License: Accused of Underpaying on 20K Wagers

Nevada Sportsbook Could Lose Gaming License: Accused of Underpaying on 20K Wagers

CG Technology is in danger of losing its gaming license after being accused of underpaying bettors by more than $700,000 on an estimated 20,000 wagers.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2016

Bank Branch Ex-Manager Sentenced for Embezzlement in Ohio: Used Money for Gambling

A former bank manager who pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $5 million from a suburban bank branch she managed in southwest Ohio has been sentenced to 5½ years in prison.

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2016

The Odd Father: Vice Looks at Mob Boss Who Feigned Mental Illness

On Tuesday, Vice Media reported on the late Vincent "Chin" Gigante, who ran New York’s Genovese Crime Family starting in the early 1980’s and managed to survive doing so for nearly another 25 years.

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2016

Female Employees of Online Gambling Website Tortured, Electrocuted, Raped for 18 Hours

Three female employees of an online gambling website were reportedly tortured, beaten and electrocuted by their boss, his female partner and six other men.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2016

Poker Media Outlets Silent on Ethics Concerns Likely to Derail Michigan Bill

While much has been made of the “marriage of convenience” between a Michigan state Senator and his wife’s lobbying firm backing the online poker bill he’s trying to push through as law, the poker media outlets continue to paint a rosy picture of SB 889’s likelihood of passage.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2016

FanDuel Future in Doubt, Auditors Warn

One of Britain’s biggest technology start-ups may not be able to survive the current crackdown on the Daily Fantasy Sports sector. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2016

Vegas Looking to Take Bets on eSports…. Nothing to Prevent This in Regulations

Las Vegas regulators are very interested in the prospect of betting on eSports but admit this probably won’t happen until the end of this year the earliest. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2016

Readers React to Michigan Online Gambling Spousegate: Feelings Range From Shock to Disgust

As reported by the Detroit Free Press late Saturday night, state Sen. Mike Kowall has sponsored a bill to legalize online poker, a piece of legislation it turns out his wife’s lobbying firm has its hand in.

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2016

Michigan Online Gambling Bill Dead on Arrival? State Transparency Laws Lacking

The Detroit Free Press’ Paul Egan broke the story late Saturday that Michigan state Senator Mike Kowal’s wife currently works for the lobbying firm that is pushing her husband’s online gambling bill.

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2016

Political Shenanigans in Michigan Must Stop: Online Poker Bill Author Wife Hired by Lobbying Firm

In a shocking revelation late Saturday, the Detroit Free Press has revealed that an Internet gambling bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Kowall is being backed by his wife’s lobbying firm, thus presenting a tremendous conflict of interest.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/15/2016

Daily Fantasy Sports: ‘Click Your Mouse, Lose Your House’, Synchronizing Great With Pornography

Professor claims Daily Fantasy contests are designed to seduce a youth market while utilizing similar marketing techniques as pornography.

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2016

Commish: Genovese Crime Family Illegal Gambling, Murder Business ‘As Old as La Cosa Nostra’

18 members of the Genovese crime family have been charged with racketeering, Conspiracy, attempted murder, extortion conspiracy, firearms offenses and illegal gambling. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2016

TonyBet Complaints Continue to Mount: Renowned Poker Pro Owner Antanas Guoga Mum

What is going on over at TonyBet.com, where complaints appear commonplace.  Antanas ‘Tony G’ Guoga started the site a few years back with much fanfare especially since he had developed such a solid reputation as both a poker player and politician.

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2016

EEG Media Presents Their First iGaming Conference: Budapest 2016

Eastern European Gambling Media is proud to host their first iGaming conference dealing with the Central, Eastern and Northern European online gambling markets.

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2016

Russia Bans 24 Players in Gambling Case: Players Bet Their Own Clubs

The Russian Basketball Federation says it has banned 24 players from 11 clubs as part of an investigation into gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2016

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, May/13/2016

14 Arrested in Georgia Gambling Raids

14 individuals were arrested by Georgia Commercial Gambling Unit deputies Thursday for allegedly violating state gambling laws.

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Submitted by C Costigan on, May/12/2016

In the Running for Worst Criminal Ever? Patriots Player-Turned Bumbling Bookie Profiled

In the Running for Worst Criminal Ever? Patriots Player-Turned Bumbling Bookie Profiled

ESPN The Magazine will feature a story in the coming month profiling former New England Patriots wide receiver Reche Caldwell who, in March of 2014 got busted for running an illegal bookmaking business.  But that turned out to be just a minor infraction.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/12/2016

Anti-Virus Software Pioneer Sought in Murder of Neighbor Hired by Gaming, DFS Firm

Anti-Virus Software Pioneer Sought in Murder of Neighbor Hired by Gaming, DFS Firm

An eccentric multi-millionaire and US Presidential candidate has been hired to work for a social media gaming firm MGT, and his name is not Donald Trump.

John McAfee was best known for developing a popular anti-virus computer software but in recent years made headlines after authorities in Belize announced him as a person of interest in connection to the 2012 murder of his neighbor American expatriate Gregory Viant Faull.  

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/12/2016

MyBet Slump Continues: Reports 11 Percent Revenue Decline

Frankfurt Xetra-listed European online gambling firm MyBet reports an 11 percent revenue decline to €14.9 million for its Q1 2016 opening (period ending 31 March).

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/12/2016

Sheldon Adelson’s Sands Corp Faces $2 Million State Fine: Violated Gambling Rules

The Las Vegas Sands Corp. faces a $2 million state fine to settle allegations that it didn’t properly account for millions of dollars it paid to a Chinese consultant in a basketball deal and received from a high roller.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/12/2016

Gambling Community Reacts to Haden Ware Probation, Most Agree With Judge’s Decision

Reaction within the gambling community has been generally supportive of the news earlier this week that former Internet bookie Haden Ware, who turned himself in after 18 years on the run, received only probation and no prison time for violating Federal laws against online gambling in 1998.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/11/2016

Congress Studying Daily Fantasy Sports at Federal Level Concludes

A hearing to determine a need for regulation of the Daily Fantasy Sports industry at the federal level took place May 11 in Washington, DC and concluded almost exactly a Noon Eastern Standard Time.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/11/2016

Bodog Brand Rep Blasts NBC News Ayre ‘Hit Piece’: ‘Nothing New’

Following a rather lengthy report by NBC News that uncovers leaked information pertaining to the now infamous Panama Papers, a representative from Bodog Brands commented exclusively to Gambling911.com early Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, May/11/2016

Lindsey Graham Gets Shifty: Sneaks Online Gambling Language Into Unrelated Bill

Lindsey Graham Gets Shifty: Sneaks Online Gambling Language Into Unrelated Bill

One time US Presidential hopeful - or as GOP nominee Donald Trump might say “hopeless” – Lindsey Graham has decided to slip some anti-online gambling language into the latest House Appropriations bill.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2016

eSports Gambling News: Betting on eSports Competitions Becoming a Big Business

“E-Sports is becoming a much more prominent sector of our entertainment society,” said Scott Cooley, employee at Bookmaker.eu in an interview with CGM’s Editor in Chief Brendan Frye.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/10/2016

Former Browns Player Who Stole From Children’s Charity to Pay Gambling Debts Denies Assault

BEDFORD, Ohio (Associated Press) — A former Cleveland Browns player who had his sentencing delayed in an embezzlement case while he participates in a concussion study has denied charges that he assaulted a man at a golf course over a loud radio.

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Submitted by Associated Press on, May/10/2016

Purdum: Expect Broader Conversation on US Sports Betting at Congressional Hearing on DFS

Wednesday’s scheduled Congressional hearing to deal with Daily Fantasy Sports contests will also encompass sports betting in general.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2016

Fugitive Co-Founder of Defunct Web Gambling Site WSEX.com Sentenced to Probation

An American who spent over 13 years as a fugitive from U.S. authorities for his role as an employee at an Antigua-based online sports betting enterprise was sentenced on Monday to six months probation.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/09/2016

NBC News: Panama Papers Expose Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre 'Exploits'

NBC News: Panama Papers Expose Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre

NBC News has learned that the Panama Papers exposing some of the secret financial dealings of wealthy individuals worldwide also reveal ties to flamboyant online gambling tycoon Calvin Ayre.

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2016

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CSGOPot Still Operating: Says Cease and Desist From Valve ‘Not Received’

CSGOPot claims it is yet to receive cease and desist letter from video developer Valve, which has demanded said site stop engaging in online gambling