Crime

One of Canada's Biggest Mobsters Dead

One of Canada's Biggest Mobsters Dead

One of Canada's deadliest mobsters has passed away.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/17/2019

Multiple Bingo Halls Raided in Alabama

Multiple Bingo Halls Raided in Alabama

More than a dozen individuals were arrested following the raids of four illegal Bingo halls in Alabama this week, all in Jefferson County.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2019

Radio Host Who Gambled Away Nearly $7 Million From Ticket Scheme Sentenced

Radio Host Who Gambled Away Nearly $7 Million From Ticket Scheme Sentenced

Sports radio personality Craig Carton was sentenced to 3½ years in prison Friday by a longtime fan and listener — the judge — for a ticket reselling scam that ended his decade-long broadcast partnership with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/06/2019

Oldest Living Mobster And "Deep Throat" Financier Behind Bars: 'Jesus Suffered. He Didn't Squeal on Nobody'

Oldest Living Mobster And "Deep Throat" Financer Behind Bars:

John “Sonny” Franzese, now 102 and living in a nursing home, was the oldest serving federal prisoner at age 100

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/02/2019

Body of 5Dimes Owner Found

A group of assassins recorded the macabre moment when they buried the body of the American businessman Sean “Tony” Creighton.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/28/2019

NJ Seizes Gambling Winnings

NJ Seizes Gambling Winnings

New Jersey regulators have seized more than $107,000 won by underage or otherwise prohibited gamblers at Atlantic City's Borgata casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/27/2019

China Internet Censor Gets 14 Years for Corruption

China Internet Censor Gets 14 Years for Corruption

China’s former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption charges Tuesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/26/2019

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Alleged Sexual Assault

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Alleged Sexual Assault

UFC star Conor McGregor is accused of a sexual assault in his native Ireland, according to a report by The New York Times.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/26/2019

Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

The family of missing Icelandic poker player Jon Jonsson continue their efforts to help locate the poker player who vanished in Dublin Ireland February 9.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/22/2019

Mobster Hit Suspect Shows Symbol Linked to Conspiracy Theory

Mobster Hit Suspect Shows Symbol Linked to Conspiracy Theory

The man charged with killing the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family had a symbol on his hand that some say is associated with a conspiracy theory.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/22/2019

Alleged Mob Boss Murderer Likely Dead Meat

Alleged Mob Boss Murderer Likely Dead Meat

Anthony Comello is suspected of murdering 53-year-old mob boss Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali, but prison may be the safest place for him as sources close to the Staten Island police say the cold blooded killer "has an X on his back".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/18/2019

Mob Boss Murder Suspect in Custody

Mob Boss Murder Suspect in Custody

The NYPD held a press conference Saturday, saying Anthony Comello is in custody and expected to be charged for Gambino crime figure Frank Cali's murder.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/17/2019

Suspect Involved in Shootout With Police Outside Bellagio Dies

Suspect Involved in Shootout With Police Outside Bellagio Dies

Las Vegas police say a robbery suspect wounded during in a brief shootout with police outside the Bellagio hotel-casino on the Strip has died. An officer shot in his bulletproof vest escaped serious injury.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/16/2019

Gambino Crime Boss Shot Dead

Gambino Crime Boss Shot Dead

The reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family was shot to death in front of his home by a gunman who may have staged a car accident to lure him outside, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, John Gotti.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/15/2019

Conor McGregor Arrested in Miami for Strong Arm Robbery

Conor McGregor Arrested in Miami for Strong Arm Robbery

UFC star Conor McGregor was arrested and charged with strong armed robbery and criminal mischief late Monday afternoon for smashing an individual's cellphone who attempted to take his photo.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/11/2019

Blackjack Dealer Charged With Helping Gamblers Cheat

A former blackjack dealer at a Connecticut casino has been charged with conspiring with two gamblers to cheat the casino out of more than $60,000.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/08/2019

More Than Two Dozen Arrested in Tuesday Gambling Raids

More Than Two Dozen Arrested in Tuesday Gambling Raids

27 individuals were arrested Tuesday following the raids of two Westminster, CA homes.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/05/2019

Pro Bowler Pacman Jones Arrested at Casino

Pro Bowler Pacman Jones Arrested at Casino

Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has been arrested and jailed after an incident at a southeastern Indiana casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/27/2019

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Andrew Mentock of ozy.com details how insider trading laws could soon impact the world of sports wagering.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2019

Former Top Cop Accused of Pawning Guns to Fuel Gambling Addiction

Former Top Cop Accused of Pawning Guns to Fuel Gambling Addiction

An attorney for fired Hallendale, Florida police officer Yan Kleyman, claims Department superiors were well aware of his client's gambling addiction.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/16/2019

Mobile Transactions in Online Gambling Skyrocket: So Too Does Cheating and Credit Card Fraud

Mobile Transactions in Online Gambling Skyrocket: So Too Does Cheating and Credit Card Fraud

Mobile transactions in the online gambling space has grown 95% over the last five years, and that trend continues as 2019 is now underway.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/12/2019

Online Gambling Developer Accused of Swindling Investors Out of Millions

Online Gambling Developer Accused of Swindling Investors Out of Millions

Federal regulators are accusing a Las Vegas online game developer of gambling away part of his investors’ money.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/08/2019

Two Poker Pros Face Prison Time Over Drug Offenses

Two Poker Pros Face Prison Time Over Drug Offenses

Micah Raskin and Ali Fazeli are both facing serious time behind bars in separate criminal cases, PokerTube.com reports.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/05/2019

FBI: No Specific Motive in Vegas Mass Shooting That Killed 58

FBI: No Specific Motive in Vegas Mass Shooting That Killed 58

The high-stakes gambler responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history sought notoriety in the attack but left his specific motive a mystery, the FBI said Tuesday as it concluded the investigation of the 2017 massacre that killed 58 country music fans.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/29/2019

Former Kansas Trooper Sentenced in Wichita Gambling Probe

A retired 53-year-old highway patrol trooper was sentenced to a year of probation for lying to the FBI during an investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/29/2019

Buyers Line Up to Purchase Mobster's Former Vegas Home

Buyers Line Up to Purchase Mobster's Former Vegas Home

A Las Vegas home that once belonged to notorious Chicago mobster Tony Spilotro is up for sale.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2019

Police Convicted on Gambling-Related Charges

Police Convicted on Gambling-Related Charges

A former Dallas police officer and two suspended officers have been convicted on gambling-related charges.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/25/2019

Poker Pro Gets 18 Months Prison Sentence

Poker Pro Gets 18 Months Prison Sentence

A poker pro has been sentenced in a Santa Ana, California court to 18 months.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/24/2019

Costa Rica Law Enforcement Doubtful Sean Creighton Kidnapping Will Have Same Results as Ryan Piercy

Piercy was kidnapped in Costa Rica in 2015 and returned a month later

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/22/2019

Dario Extra: 5Dimes Owner Body Buried on Farm

Dario Extra is reporting that Sean "Tony" Creighton, the owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in Costa Rica is presumed dead.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2019

Breaking News

Minnesota Turnkey Sportsbook Solutions

Minnesota Turnkey Sportsbook Solutions

The Minnesota tribes could offer sports betting following a landmark ruling last May by the US Supreme Court that now allows sportsbooks to operate in all states, not just Nevada.

Iowa Turnkey Sportsbook Solutions

Iowa Turnkey Sportsbook Solutions

In May 2018, the US Supreme Court abolished decades of prohibition as it pertains to sports betting in the States. 

Texas Turnkey Sportsbook Solutions

Texas Turnkey Sportsbook Solutions

Texas is unlikely to license sportsbooks in this lifetime so bookies operating here will have limited competition to be sure.