Gambling

Cocaine Kingpin, Gambling Ring Leader Made Millions in Australia

A former University of Southern California football player has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for running an international drug and gambling ring that also laundered millions of dollars.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2017

Another Business With Alleged Ties to Montreal Mafia Burns to Ground

Another Business With Alleged Ties to Montreal Mafia Burns to Ground

A commercial mall that burned to the ground Monday was home to a hair salon owned by an individual with alleged Montreal mob ties.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2017

Man Who Applied for Player’s Club Card at Casino Robs it Hours Later

Man Who Applied for Player’s Club Card at Casino Robs it Hours Later

A man who broke into the Best Bet Casino in Helena, Montana December 29 was caught as a result of his applying for a player’s club card just hours before.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2017

Topbet Comments on Payout Complaints

Topbet Comments on Payout Complaints

Topbet Sportsbook says it is investigating a payout complaint submitted to the website SportsBookReview.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2017

Player Banned for Match Fixing

Player Banned for Match Fixing

A former Australian Open junior boys' finalist has been banned from the sport for seven years by the Tennis Integrity Unit after being found guilty of match-fixing offenses at a minor tournament in 2013.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2017

More Binary Options Fallout as Banc De Binary to Close Down

More Binary Options Fallout as Banc De Binary to Close Down

”It’s become the wild west in the past few months,” a Banc de Binary spokesperson said of the binary options sector

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2017

Manhunt Underway for ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Man Following Casino Shooting

Police in Shasta County were on the lookout for an “armed and dangerous” suspect wanted for the shooting of a man in the parking lot of the Win-River Resort & Casino early Monday morning.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2017

Feds Accuse Casino Execs of Stealing Millions

Feds Accuse Casino Execs of Stealing Millions

An indictment handed down by a federal grand jury Thursday accuses executives of one US casino of stealing at least $6 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2017

It’s About Time! Power Restored at Rio Casino After One-Week Blackout

It’s About Time! Power Restored at Rio Casino After One-Week Blackout

Power is finally back on at a Las Vegas casino after the hotel was partially dark for about a week.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/07/2017

Addiction Centers Now Accepting Problem Gamblers

Addiction Centers Now Accepting Problem Gamblers

Problem gamblers in New York can now receive in-patient care at six state-run addiction treatment centers.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2017

Elderly Couple Jump From Casino in Double Suicide

Elderly Couple Jump From Casino in Double Suicide

An elderly Nevada couple who jumped from the fifth floor of a casino in a double suicide Wednesday reportedly had financial troubles.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2017

Poker Machine Arson Case Highlights Concerns Over ‘Gambling Rage’

Poker Machine Arson Case Highlights Concerns Over ‘Gambling Rage’

A 21-year-old Queensland, Australian man was denied bail after being accused of setting fire to and destroying 40 poker machines at a Beenleigh pub.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2017

Hawaiian Gardens Casino Part of Money Laundering Probe: Could Lose License

Hawaiian Gardens Casino Part of Money Laundering Probe: Could Lose License

A Los Angeles area casino, the Hawaiian Gardens Casino, may lose its gambling license following money laundering concerns.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

Woman Arrested in Fatal Hit and Run in Casino Parking Lot

A Broward County woman has been arrested for the fatal hit and run of a man outside the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek last Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

Starbucks Barista Wins $900K on Bet

Starbucks Barista Wins $900K on Sport Bet

Damon Graham spent much of his Sunday at Starbucks working as he usually does, making lattes and double espressos for thirsty customers.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Surrendering Trump Taj Mahal Casino License

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to surrender the casino license for his shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino and wants to make sure that anyone who buys it in the future can't use it as a casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2017

Gamblers´ Brain Activity Resembles That Found in Drug Addicts

Compulsive gamblers seek games of chance because of the same brain circuits that drive drug addiction, research has shown.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2017

CSGOLounge and Dota2Lounge Offer Refund Program Following Scandal

CSGOLounge and Dota2Lounge Offer Refund Program Following Scandal

Some site users of eSports gaming sites CSGOLounge and Dota2Lounge were to receive a refund following a scandal that rocked the industry this past summer. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2017

Chuck Blount and Casino House Edges: ‘Some Should be Classified as Legal Robbery’

Writing for the San Antonio Express, Chuck Blount offered up a breakdown of the various house edges for each casino games, some of which he describes as “legal robbery”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2017

Rio Guests Forced Out This Weekend With Blackout, VooDoo Lounge Closed

Rio Guests Forced Out of Hotel This Weekend With Blackout, VooDoo Lounge Closed

A fire and subsequent blackout still has some guests of the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas scrambling to relocate. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2016

Former USC Football Player Set to Plead Guilty in Gambling, Drug Case

Former USC Football Player Set to Plead Guilty in Gambling, Drug Case

Allegedly ran massive offshore sports betting empire out of Peru and trafficked "well over a ton of cocaine" in US

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2016

Casino Patron Who Tipped Cocktail Server With Valium Arrested

Casino Patron Who Tipped Cocktail Server With Valium Arrested

A 46-year-old New Jersey man was arrested late Thursday after tipping a casino cocktail server with the powerful sleeping drug Valium.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2016

Casino Fined After Getting Gambler Drunk, Leading to Deadly DUI

Casino Fined After Getting Gambler Drunk, Leading to Deadly DUI

Casino was fined $50,000 and must pay it within 21 days or risk losing its license

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2016

Power Still Out at Rio Hotel and Casino Ahead of Busy Holiday Weekend

Power Still Out at Rio Hotel and Casino in Vegas Ahead of Busy Holiday Weekend

The Rio casino in Las Vegas scrambled to find alternate lodging for guests Thursday after a power outage led to the evacuation of 900 rooms just before the busy New Year's Eve weekend, officials said.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/29/2016

Bookie Tips: 9 Management Rules for Business Success

Grow your bookie business with these 9 management rules that will help any agent or bookie grow their per head business and revenue successfully.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/29/2016

Gamblers Can Now Create Their Own Player Betting Props Online

Gamblers Can Now Create Their Own Player Betting Props Online

An interesting concept indeed from a most unlikely source, Heritage Sports has unveiled its “Build Your Own Player Prop Bets” platform. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/29/2016

Rio Hotel and Casino in Vegas Fire Causes Blackout: Hundreds Evacuated

A fire was reported just before 4:30 pm local time (7:30 pm EST) Wednesday at the famed Rio Hotel and Casino west of the Vegas Strip.   It is host to the World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2016

New Jersey Makes Case to Supreme Court on Sports Betting

New Jersey Makes Case to Supreme Court on Sports Betting

New Jersey's chances of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to consider its attempt to allow legal sports gambling hinge on how a bedrock constitutional principle is applied.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2016

Gambling Briefs: Deutsche Bank Holds Steady on Paddy Power ‘Buy’ Rating

Deutsche Bank on Wednesday re-iterated its ‘Buy’ rating with a steady target for Paddy Power Betfair at  10,500.00GBX stating a potential upside of 0.19%.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2016

DA Warns It Won’t Pursue Sands Thieves if Casino Does Not Get Act Together

The Northampton County District Attorney tells Sands it better pay up $10 Million

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2016

Breaking News

Gunman in Fatal Vegas Strip Shooting Surrenders

Las Vegas police say the gunman in a fatal shooting on the Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefull

One Dead in Vegas Strip Shooting

A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting on the Las Vegas strip.

Poker Tables Disappearing From Casinos

The Las Vegas Strip is about to lose nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago.