Gambling

Bookies Behaving Badly, Part 13: The Curious Case of the Clueless Culosi

Bookies Behaving Badly, Part 13: The Curious Case of the Clueless Culosi

Police say Dr. Salvatore J. "Sal" Culosi Jr. was a bookie behaving badly.  Behaving so badly, in fact, that they shot him dead.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2016

President-Elect Trump Meets With Man Who Brought Down Online Poker in US

President-Elect Trump Meets With Man Who Brought Down Online Poker in US

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara indicted executives of three online poker rooms in April 2011

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2016

Interview with Legendary Sports Handicapper Jon Price of Sports Information Traders

Today we are interviewing the legendary handicapper Jon Price who's already secured his place in history as one of the best sports handicappers of all time. Jon Price started off as a reclusive and underground handicapper who's ability to pick sports winners quickly gained him acclaim around the sports world and put him on the same level as all time great sports gamblers like Jimmy the Greek & Billy Walters. If it wasn't for Jon's low-key lifestyle, 60 Minutes, ESPN, and Cigar Aficionado would have featured him over the years.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2016

This Online Gambling Billionaire Just Made Another £329 million Selling Small Stake in Co

One in a small group of online gambling billionaires just got a little richer this week by selling a mere 12 percent stake in his FTSE 250 trading company and gaining £329 million as a result.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2016

Four Men Charged With Execution of Mobster Pasquale Barbaro

Four Men Charged With Execution of Mobster Pasquale Barbaro

Following the arrests of nine individuals on Tuesday, four have been charged directly with the execution of mobster Pasquale Barbaro on a Sydney, Australia street just over two weeks ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2016

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 12: How a Blackjack Pro Took Down a Drug, Gambling Empire

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 12: How a Blackjack Pro Took Down a Drug, Gambling Empire

Gambling911.com has some excerpts from this week’s Rolling Stone magazine’s powerful piece on a gambler, Robert J. Cipriani, who helped take down an alleged crime boss.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2016

Former Revel Casino Owner Files Suit

Former Revel Casino Owner Files Suit

The owner of New Jersey’s former Revel casino is channeling his inner Donald Trump, hoping to follow the President-elect as an Atlantic City casino mogul.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2016

Otobet Online Sportsbook Complaints Mount

Otobet Online Sportsbook Complaints Mount

Online sportsbook grading website SportsBookReview is reporting yet another complaint against Otobet Sportsbook and follows a series of previous complaints alleging nonpayment.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2016

Arrests Made Across Australia Amidst Probe of Pasquale Barbaro Murder

Arrests Made Across Australia Amidst Probe of Pasquale Barbaro Murder

Arrests as part of massive raid with charges including murder, Mobster gunned down outside his car two weeks ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2016

Former PokerStars Employee Avoids Prison Time

Former PokerStars Employee Avoids Prison Time

A former employee of online gambling company PokerStars pleading guilty Monday in connection with a long-running U.S. criminal case

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2016

Pokemon Go Game Linked to 105 Crimes Including Robberies, Sex Offenses

Pokemon Go Game Linked to 105 Crimes Including Robberies, Sex Offenses

Stats collected over just a one-month period included 6 sexual offenses, 3 drug crimes and 37 robberies

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2016

Philippines Detains Thousands as Part of Crackdown on Internet Gambling

China is concerned over the Philippines' detention of more than a thousand Chinese nationals during a crackdown on online gambling, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, in what could be a strain for ties that have warmed in recent months.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2016

‘I Loved Him but I Didn’t Like Him,’ Mother of Slain Mobster Says After Modest Funeral

‘I Loved Him but I Didn’t Like Him,’ Mother of Slain Mobster Says After Modest Funeral

“He was a lost soul and probably did most of the things reported, but I will always love him,” his mother told the press this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/27/2016

Holy S*$% Part I: Monsignor Kevin McAuliffe Siphoned Off $650K From Prayer Funds

Holy S*$% Part I: This Gambling Priest Siphoned Off $650K From Prayer Funds

There may be a reason why many of the world’s faiths frown upon gambling.  In this new series, Gambling911.com examines the often ungodly relationship between the church and gambling activities.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/26/2016

OK Sheriffs Embroiled in Embezzlement, Sexual Assault and Illegal Gambling

This year, at least five Oklahoma sheriffs have found themselves crossways with the law, but they are not unique.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/25/2016

Gambling Addiction Drove These Deadly Women to Kill

A cold-blooded aunt whose niece helped kill her husband with the promise of payment for a sex change.  A mother and daughter trade a family member for money. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/25/2016

Baazov Still Says He Wants to Buy Amaya Despite Primary Backer Disinterest

Amaya Inc's (AYA.TO) former chief executive David Baazov said he still plans to buy the online gambling firm despite one of his apparent backers saying it had no involvement in the C$3.65 billion ($2.7 billion) bid.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/24/2016

First Ever Costa Rica Hurricane: Disruptions to Sportsbooks Possible Thanksgiving Day

Hurricane Otto reaches Category 2 strength and makes landfall just above the Costa Rica, Nicaragua border.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/24/2016

Eye On Gaming Head John Kelly to Pay Back $17k in Gambling Debts

Got ‘scared’ after car’s tires were slashed (originally published 5/21/2012)

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/22/2016

Three Crown Casino Employees to Face Formal Charges in China

Three Crown Casino Employees to Face Formal Charges in China

China has indicated to Australia that it will prosecute three Australian employees of a casino operator over suspected gambling crimes, the Australian foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/22/2016

Sands Casino Bethlehem Fined for Mixing Cards From Different Decks

Sands Casino Bethlehem Fined for Mixing Cards From Different Decks

Pennsylvania state regulators are hitting the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem with more than $22,000 in fines for violating a prohibition against mixing cards from different decks.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/21/2016

Goon Bites Off Gambling Protester’s Ear

A group of gamblers brutally attacked a 28-year-old youth after he protested their activities.  One of the members of the gang ultimately bit off the young man’s ear.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/21/2016

Mobster Lukey DiMatteo Sentenced to 5 Years for $100K Shakedown of Tattoo Parlor

Mobster Lukey DiMatteo Sentenced to 5 Years for $100K Shakedown of Tattoo Parlor

A Colombo mobster has been sentenced to five years prison time for a $100,000 shakedown of a Brooklyn tattoo parlor.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2016

Murdered Mobster Pasquale Barbaro: The Brawl and the Hot Portuguese Girlfriend

Murdered Mobster Pasquale Barbaro: The Brawl and the Hot Portuguese Girlfriend

Police still searching for men who executed mobster outside of Sydney Monday night in hail of bullets as Barbaro's hot girlfriend emerges from the bloodshed with hot spread - see sexy layout

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Uses Aerial Filmmaking to Provide Construction Updates

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Uses Aerial Filmmaking to Provide Construction Updates

As Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa continues with its expansion project, it has opted to use aerial filmmaking to provide construction updates for guests.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

DraftKings, FanDuel Are Merging

DraftKings, FanDuel Are Merging

Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/18/2016

Brazil Senate to Vote on Bill That Would Legalize Online Gambling

The Brazil Senate is set to vote December 7 on the legalization of Internet Gambling in South America’s largest nation.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 11: Wu Done It? Forensic Files and The Greek

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 11: Wu Done It? Forensic Files and The Greek

Bookies Behaving Badly is back!  This enormously popular series kicks off the new season with “Wu Done It? Forensic Files and The Greek”.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

10 Worst Regions to be a Bookie Right Now – November 2016

Gambling911.com has your 10 Worst Regions to be a Bookie this month. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2016

New Police Taskforce Established to Tackle Underworld Crime Networks in Australia

New Police Taskforce Established to Tackle Underworld Crime Networks in Australia

Following the execution style death of organized crime figure Pasquale Barbaro Monday night near Sydney, Australia, a new police task force has been placed in charge of targeting underworld criminal activity.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2016

Breaking News

Absolute Poker Founder Returns to US to Face Charges

Absolute Poker Founder Returns to US to Face Charges

On the lam since April 2011, Absolute Poker founder Tom Scott has finally turned himself in to US authorities last week.

Georgia Casino Bill Dead for Year

Georgia Casino Bill Dead for Year

The sponsor of legislation to allow casino gambling in Georgia says the effort is dead for the year.

Moonlight Wins Best Picture in Oscar Shocker, Major Blunder

Moonlight has won for Best Picture at this year’s Oscar after La La Land was originally announced and accepted the Oscar.