Gambling

PA Sobering Fiscal News as Legalized Online Gambling Remains on Back Burner

Pennsylvania state government received sobering fiscal news Tuesday, as the Legislature’s independent budget analyst projected more big deficits are looming, including a shortfall this year.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Casino Video of Slain Pasquale Barbaro Appears in Court Trial Just Hours After Murder

Casino Video of Slain Pasquale Barbaro Appears in Court Trial Just Hours After Murder

Casino video footage featuring Pasquale Barbaro speaking with Brothers 4 Life boss played in court as evidence of a murder trial just hours after Barbaro’s execution west of Sydney Monday night. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Slain ‘Informant’ Mobster Had ‘Lots of Enemies’, Wore Bulletproof Vest on Streets

Victim, Pasquale Barbaro, had previous survived being shot six times last year

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Sports Bettor Stiffed Out of $11K by Rogue Sportsbook

Sports Bettor Stiffed Out of $11K by Rogue Sportsbook

A sports bettor from Missouri tells Gambling 911 that he is owed approximately $11,000 by an offshore sportsbook and the book won't pay him his winnings.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Police Hunt Down Robber Involved in Vegas Casino Heist

Police Hunt Down Robber Involved in Vegas Casino Heist

Authorities are looking for a robber who wore a stocking-type mask and displayed a handgun during a heist last week at the Tuscany casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Australian Crime Figure Shot Dead

Australian Crime Figure Shot Dead

A member Australia’s Barbaro crime family was found shot to death near his car on a Sydney street Monday night. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Two Gamblers Suing Casino Over Cyber Hack

Two Gamblers Suing Casino Over Cyber Hack

Two gamblers who allege their privacy was breached are spearheading a proposed class action against an Ontario casino whose databases were hacked.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Bonanno Mobster Vinny Gorgeous New Prison a ‘Cleaner Version of Hell’

Bonanno Mobster Vinny Gorgeous New Prison Described as ‘Cleaner Version of Hell’

Vincent Basciano has spent 11 years in solitary confinement “under conditions usually reserved for terrorists”

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Former Amaya CEO Accused of Insider Trading Wants to Buy Company Back

Amaya Inc's (AYA.TO) former chief executive, David Baazov, has offered to buy the Canadian online gambling company in a deal valued at about C$3.48 billion ($2.56 billion).

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Sands Bethlehem Plans $90 Million Expansion, to Include Larger Poker Room

Sands Bethlehem Plans $90 Million Expansion, to Include Larger Poker Room

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is planning a massive $90 million expansion that will included added restaurants, slot machines and a much larger poker room.  

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2016

Casino Rama Resort in Canada Hacked

A major Canadian casino has been hit by a cyberattack in which sensitive customer, employee and vendor data was stolen, its management said on Thursday, warning there is a risk the information will be published.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2016

One of 18 Crown Resort Employees Released by Chinese Authorities

One of 18 employees of Australia's largest casino operator detained in China a month ago for suspected gambling crimes has been released on bail, the company said on Saturday.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/11/2016

Macau Former Chief Prosecutor Charged With Nearly 2000 Crimes

Macau Former Chief Prosecutor Charged With Nearly 2000 Crimes

The one-time chief prosecutor of the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau has been charged with nearly 2000 crimes including setting up a criminal syndicate, abuse of power, and money laundering.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2016

Australia Cracks Down on Internet Gambling Operators

Australia Cracks Down on Internet Gambling Operators

The federal government is introducing new laws to help curb illegal online gambling services based overseas.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/10/2016

Online Gambling Websites Under Fire by UK Regulators for Text Spam

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has given notice to some 400 online gambling firms that they must explain how customer personal data is being used.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/10/2016

Seminoles Score Big Victory in Gambling Case

Seminoles Score Big Victory in Gambling Case

The Seminole Tribe of Florida, which runs some of the state's best known and most profitable casinos, scored a major victory Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the tribe can keep blackjack tables at its gambling operations.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/09/2016

Federal Agents Arrest Nine Members of Brooklyn Organized Crime Syndicate

US federal agents arrested nine reputed members of a Brooklyn-based Russian organized crime syndicate they allege to be engaged in racketeering, extortion, loansharking, drug trafficking and illegal gambling charges.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/09/2016

New Jersey Voters Reject Gambling Expansion in State

New Jersey Voters Reject Gambling Expansion in State

New Jersey voters Tuesday emphatically rejected expanding casino gambling beyond Atlantic City, giving the economically battered seaside resort a brief respite from a long losing streak.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/09/2016

Banker Gets 4 Years Prison Time for $95Mil Scheme to Feed Gambling Addiction

The Department of Justice said Friday that Andrew Caspersen received four years in prison from a Manhattan federal court judge. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/08/2016

Old School Bookie ‘The Saint’ Dies Just Days After Prison Release

New England mobster Anthony “The Saint” St. Laurent, who was convicted of trying to hire someone to kill a rival mafia member, died Monday, two weeks after being released from federal prison. He was 75. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2016

Determining the Best Online Casino Bonuses

With so many online casino bonuses advertised on the Web it is sometimes hard to determine how to get the best value.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2016

Former Bellagio Craps Dealer Sentenced for $1 Million Scam

Former Bellagio Craps Dealer Sentenced for $1 Million Scam

Dealer along with three others defied 452-billion-to-1 odds

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/06/2016

William Hill Website Down Following Cyber Attack

William Hill Website Down Following Cyber Attack

The United Kingdom’s largest bookmaker, William Hill, saw its site crash this past Tuesday and now the betting firm has confirmed this was all a result of an orchestrated cyber attack.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/04/2016

Half the Nation Approves of Legalized Sports Betting in US

Half the Nation Approves of Legalized Sports Betting in US

A new poll finds nearly half of Americans approve of legalized sports betting, reasoning that so many people are already doing it.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/03/2016

John Daly Claims He Lost $50 Million Gambling

John Daly Claims He Lost $50 Million Gambling

Golfer John Daly reveals in an ESPN “30 for 30” documentary that he has lost “around $50 million” gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2016

Interesting Tends and New Online Casinos of 2016 and 2017

Interesting Tends and New Online Casinos of 2016 and 2017

Being “new” doesn’t automatically mean an online casino is honest or reliable.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/02/2016

How To Buy American Lottery Tickets Online

How To Buy American Lottery Tickets Online

Jackpots in lotteries played in the USA are usually some of the biggest in the world because of the sheer number of people that play them. People who live in other countries would not usually get the chance to play them because you have to be an American citizen in order to buy a ticket. However, there are companies that run online lottery syndicates that purchase tickets in lotteries all over the world which means you can buy tickets from lotteries with the biggest jackpots.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/02/2016

Report Claims Paddy Power, Other Bookmakers Spying on Punters

Report Claims Paddy Power, Other Bookmakers Spying on Punters

UK’s third largest bookmaker, Paddy Power, and others have been spying on customers by using intrusive online trackers and social media background checks.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/01/2016

NY Approves Final Regulations for New Upstate Casinos

The first of four new casinos planned for upstate New York could be open by the end of the month after state gambling regulators gave final approval to regulations for table games.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/01/2016

Bookies Make Up Ground Monday Night With Bears Win, Cover

Bookies Make Up Ground Monday Night With Bears Win, Cover

The bookies struggled Sunday with an early cover and outright win by New England, followed by the Raiders overtime win in Tampa Bay capped off by the Cowboys come-from-behind victory Sunday night against the Eagles.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/01/2016

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