Crime

Mark Cuban Anticipates SEC to Impose 'Nightmare' Crypto Registration Rules

Mark Cuban Anticipates SEC to Impose 'Nightmare' Crypto Registration Rules

And another serial entrepreneur, Calvin Ayre, asks: "How is anyone surprised that the SEC thinks most token platforms are securities when we have published this", directing folks to an article appearing on CoinGeek entitled: 'Ethereum 2.0 – Ether’s journey from a security to a security'

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/27/2022

Governor Kemp to Testify in Probe Over Trump’s Bid to Overturn 2020 Election

Governor Kemp to Testify in Probe Over Trump’s Bid to Overturn 2020 Election

A Trump indictment still would pay out $250 for every $100 bet as of July 25 at BetOnline.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/25/2022

Another Goodfellas Actor Dies: Paul Sorvino Dead at 83

Another Goodfellas Actor Dies: Paul Sorvino Dead at 83

Sorvino’s wife, Dee Dee, confirmed his death, saying Sorvino died of natural causes. “Our hearts are broken, there will never be another Paul Sorvino, he was the love of my life, and one of the greatest performers to ever grace the screen and stage,” she said.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Jul/25/2022

Steve Bannon Found Guilty in Jan. 6 Contempt of Congress Trial

BetOnline had this one at nearly 1-2 odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/22/2022

U.S. Charges Former Coinbase Manager in First Crypto Insider Trading Case

U.S. Charges Former Coinbase Manager in First Crypto Insider Trading Case

Also, Bankrupt Celsius owes investors & creditors $5 billion and Dr. Craig Wright to speak at influential IEEE Future Networks Forum

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/22/2022

Hong Kong Police Arrest 48 in Crackdown on Gambling Syndicate Controlled by Triad

Plus a brutal WSOP for Daniel Negreanu, who lost more than $1 million, and a previously unnamed defendant pleads guilty in Skilled Shamrock illegal gambling biz.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/21/2022

Jailed Mobster, his Associate Lose Federal Court Appeals Years After Racketeering Convictions

The defendants challenged "almost every aspect of their prosecutions" in the consolidated appeal, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/21/2022

Prosecutors: Woman Left 3 kids Alone in Car for Hours While She Played Poker in Casino

Prosecutors: Woman Left 3 kids Alone in Car for Hours While She Played Poker in Casino

Icese Laporsha Simmons has been charged with child neglect.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/20/2022

Gambling Case Against Hells Angels Falls Apart

One of the original targets of the police investigation has since been murdered and there was an attempted murder of another.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/20/2022

Video: Bedlam as "Vegas Strip Shooting" Turns Out to be a False Alarm

Video: Bedlam as "Vegas Strip Shooting" Turns Out to be a False Alarm

"Initial reports are a glass door shattered causing a loud noise which startled people in the valet area," the police department said. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/19/2022

Louisiana State Senator Indicted for Allegedly Raiding Campaign Fund, Gambling With the Money

Louisiana State Senator Indicted for Allegedly Raiding Campaign Fund

Former Louisiana State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson is facing one count of wire fraud in connection with accusations of raiding her campaign fund and using the money on gambling.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/14/2022

Skilled Shamrock: Ohio Man Indicted by Justice Dept for Gambling and Tax Offenses

Skilled Shamrock: Ohio Man Indicted by Justice Dept for Gambling and Tax Offenses

One of the defendants is also accused of jury tampering.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/27/2022

Was it Just an Accident? Phil Hellmuth's Chips Swiped on Break at WSOP

Was it Just an Accident? Phil Hellmuth's Chips Swiped on Break at WSOP

Plus Daniel Negreanu claims someone tried to extort and blackmail him.  Millionaire Maker Day 2 attracts 4,429.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/19/2022

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Other Stephen Colbert Staffers Arrested at U.S Capitol Building

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Other Stephen Colbert Staffers Arrested at U.S Capitol Building

A statement released by Capitol Police read: “Responding officers observed seven individuals, unescorted and without Congressional ID, in a sixth-floor hallway,” the statement said.  Plus Trump still a long shot to get indicted, according to oddsmakers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/17/2022

Crime: Gambling addict jailed after ripping off fellow worshipper for $2.7 million

42-year-old man who defrauded a fellow member of a Perth religious community out of $2.7 million and gambled most of it away has been sentenced to six years and nine months in jail.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/12/2022

Man Who Won $10M Lottery Prize Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

Man Who Won $10M Lottery Prize Sentenced to Life in Prison

23-year-old Keonna Graham was first reported missing on July 20, 2020.  She was later disovered in a room at the Sure Stay Hotel in Brunswick County with a fatal gunshot wound to the back of the head.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/01/2022

Poker's "Bad Boy" Chino Rheem Leads the Pack at WSOP High Roller Bounty Event

Poker's "Bad Boy" Chino Rheem Leads the Pack at WSOP High Roller Bounty Event

David Chino Rheem was sitting pretty in Day 1 of the three day Event #2: High Roller Bounty No-Limit Hold’em  He's beating out the likes of poker's biggest money earners, including the likes of Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey and Erik Seidel.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/31/2022

Poker Pro Cory Zeidman Arrested in Connection to $25 Million Sports Betting Scheme

Poker Pro Cory Zeidman Arrested in Connection to $25 Million Sports Betting Scheme

The 61-year-old professional poker player was charged Wednesday morning in Florida with placing radio ads to “lure victims to retain [his] organization for sports betting advice”, promising that “privileged information” meant that the bettors would have no risk.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/26/2022

Investigation Into Illegal Casinos Leads to Indictments Alleging Gambling Dens, Bribery, Extortion Scheme and Drug Trafficking

Investigation Into Illegal Casinos Leads to Indictments Alleging Gambling Dens

An investigation by the Orange County Asian Organized Crime Task Force has resulted in the arrest of seven out of nine defendants charged in three indictments that allege an array of criminal conduct, including drug trafficking, the attempted extortion and subsequent robbery of a small business, bribery of a police officer and operating illegal casinos.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/26/2022

Family Affair: 9 Individuals, Many of Whom Are Related, Convicted in Kidnapping, Murder of 5Dimes Owner

Family Affair: 9 Individuals, Many of Whom Are Related, Convicted in Kidnapping, Murder of 5Dimes Owner

The judge convicted the criminals of kidnapping, extortion, aggravated robbery and illicit association. Morales Vega, implicated as the leader of the group, received a 65-year sentence.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/25/2022

Massive Sports Betting Ring Bust Ends Anticlimatically With a Probation Sentence

Massive Sports Betting Ring Bust Ends Anticlimatically With a Probation Sentence

A prosecutor said Vasilios Prassas was victimized by Vincent “Uncle Mick” DelGiudice, the ringleader of the organization.  DelGiudice was accused of taking advantage of Prassas’ gambling problems and repeatedly forgave debts that “would have caused him to crash and burn.”

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/25/2022

Can I Bet on Hunter Biden's Laptop?

Can I Bet on Hunter Biden's Laptop?

Until now, the Hunter Biden laptop story has mostly been relegated to the fringe outskirts of the interwebs along side those alleged "Russian pee tapes" supposedly featuring former US President Donald Trump.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/20/2022

Robbery Suspect Shot to Death Outside Notorious Poker Room

Robbery Suspect Shot to Death Outside Notorious Poker Room

This is hardly the first time Legends Poker Room has made headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/19/2022

Man in Japan gambles COVID Town Funds Mistakenly Sent to Him

The money was supposed to be COVID-19 assistance for low-income households in a small Japanese town, but it was mistakenly wired to a bank account of a resident who refused to return it and spent most of it on online gambling, police said.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/19/2022

Female Poker Pro Natalie Hof Ramos Claims "Almost Raped Working at EPT Monaco"

Female Poker Pro Natalie Hof Ramos Claims "Almost Raped Working at EPT Monaco"

She also reveals sexual harassment at the WSOP while pregnant and lashed out at poker pro and podcaster Doug Polk this week for his insensitive body shaming tweet.  Kid Poker also accused of "blatantly staring".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/19/2022

Police ID Man Held in Calif. After Allegedly Mowing Down Casino Manager With SUV

Police ID Man Held in Calif. After Allegedly Mowing Down Casino Manager With SUV

Las Vegas police have identified a man with a criminal history who was arrested in Southern California in the death of a Las Vegas slot machine parlor manager trying to stop a purse snatching.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/18/2022

Man Found Murdered May Have Just Won $1 Million in Lottery

Man Found Murdered May Have Just Won $1 Million in Lottery

Police believe the young man was also tortured prior to his death.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/12/2022

Ex-Deputy Pleads Guilty to $5.6-Million Investment Scam: Gambled Away Monies at Casino

Ex-Deputy Pleads Guilty to $5.6-Million Investment Scam: Gambled Away Monies at Casino

A former Southern California sheriff’s deputy who funded an extravagant lifestyle with $5.6 million he bilked from victims in investment scams pleaded guilty to federal charges and could face up to 20 years in prison, authorities said Tuesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/10/2022

"Diamond Enterprise" Boss Convicted of Running Underground Gambling Parlors

"Diamond Enterprise" Boss Convicted of Running Underground Gambling Parlors

A New York City resident with alleged ties to the Mafia has been sentenced to another four years in prison for running illegal underground gambling parlors and engaging in racketeering. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/20/2022

Bandits Who Robbed Casino Patron Crash Car, Suffer Life Threatening Injuries

Plus no update on brazen Houston poker house shooting.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/14/2022

Breaking News

Shock Poll as Charlie Crist Leads Ron DeSantis After Migrant Flight: Latest Odds

Shock Poll as Charlie Crist Leads Ron DeSantis After Migrant Flight: Latest Odds

BetOnline still has Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis a -1500 favorite to be re-elected this November, but there could be some value in betting on his opponent, Democrat Charlie Crist.

Cowboys and 49ers Seeing Heavy Public Backing From Bettors in Week 3

Cowboys and 49ers Seeing Heavy Public Backing From Bettors in Week 3

Dave Mason advises that the public has been backing the 49ers and Cowboys heavy coming into Week 3.

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