Crime

Boxer Jeff Fenech French Mate Speaks Out Over Assault

The long time friend of Australian boxer Jeff Fenech is speaking out over an assault that left him bloodied and missing a tooth at the hands of Fenech.

Peter Mitrevski Sr told the Daily Telegraph he was asked to take the fall for a diamond deal involving the former champion - and was king-hit when he refused to co-operate.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/18/2009

Allen Stanford Fraud Case Could Mar Online Gambling Hub

The tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua has done most things right.  They have cooperated with other international governments in order to ensure their banks were in compliance as a means of cracking

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2009

Pacman Jones, Michael Vick Odds Now Offered at BetUS

Adam Pacman Jones' career in the NFL has been marred by criminal activity and Michael Vick's well publicized involvement in a dog fighting ring landed him in jail for a lengthy sentence and loss of

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2009

Poker Pro Among Those Arrested in Michael Phelps Bong Case

Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Michael Phelps, may have gotten off easy following the now infamous "bong smoking" photo.  He just lost a precious endorsement deal with Kellogg but others

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/16/2009

Stabbing Suspect is Sister of Poker Pro

A Montana woman who was arrested for stabbing a man is the sister of professional poker player Jesse Petrakis, PokerHelper.com has learned exclusively.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/16/2009

Law Enforcement Probe Online Poker Room

An American online poker room that went out of business last year is being investigated by police.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/13/2009

8 Arrests Made in Michael Phelps Bong Case

The notorious bong Olympian gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps was photographed smoking has been found and 8 were arrested in an investigation by the Richard County Sheriff's Department.  Phelps hi

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2009

Bernard Madoff Scammed Professional Poker Player

A professional poker player who is in the Poker Hall of Fame is among the thousands of investors who were scammed out of money by con man financial manager Bernard Madoff.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/10/2009

South Carolina Will Rule if Poker is a Game of Skill

South Carolina will be the latest state to determine if poker is a game of skill or game of chance.  After victories in Pennsylvania and Colorado, the poker community took it on the chin when a We

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/10/2009

No Predators at This Year’s LA County Sheriff’s Dept Poker Classic

The sheriffs have learned their lesson.

Finally.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/07/2009

Online Casino Affiliates Must Apply Pressure to Grand Prive

Despite tensions between two of the top online casino affiliate organizations, Casino Affiliate Programs and the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association, there is common ground among members related

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2009

Randy Meisner Imposter Still Conning at Super Bowl in Vegas

The infamous Randy Meisner imposter (the real Meisner used to play with the Eagles) is fast losing ground thanks partly to the iPhone/Blackberry and a little help from Gambling911.com.  2009 Wor

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/04/2009

Online Gambling Magnate Arrested in Bangkok

Indian online gambling tycoon, Karan Singh Thakral, has been arrested in Bangkok Thailand.  The man was taken into custody on Wednesday, authorities announced.

Pol Maj-Gen Pongpat said Mr Thakral, 39, was part of the online gambling network focusing mostly on football betting.  The operation is estimated to have took in a turnover of 3.2 billion of baht, equivalent to around US$2.5 billion.

Pol Maj-Gen Pongpat said Mr Thakral had pleaded not guilty to the charge but police had enough evidence from previous arrests to prosecute him.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/04/2009

Michael Phelps Could Face Charges for Bong Pipe Incident

14-time gold medal Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is facing charges following a much publicized incident this past weekend.  Phelps admitte

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/03/2009

Pennsylvania Court Now Rules Poker Illegal

Just weeks after Pennsylvania Judge Thomas A.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/03/2009

Poker Pro Harassed by Feds: Suspected of Being Drug Dealer

Professional poker player David Peat says he was rousted at an airport by Federal agents who thought he was a drug dealer because he was carrying a lot of cash.

Peat, of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, earlier this week relayed the harrowing tale at the poker-themed posting forum, www.twoplustwo.com

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/02/2009

More Than 50 Poker Machines Seized in Multi-Cities Raids

Police in both Chicago and New York raided two illegal gambling venues, seizing over 50 poker machines over the weekend.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/01/2009

Poker Mayhem in London as Affiliates Involved in Brawl

The award-winning Novotel London West in Hammersmith, West London, was the scene of a massive brawl late Friday involving members of two different online poker affiliate groups.   Police were cal

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/30/2009

Breaking News: Fight Breaks Out at CAP London

A brawl involving organizers of Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) and the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association has broken out in the London hotel where a CAP affiliate event was taking place.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2009

Super Bowl Betting, Online Poker Illegal in Washington State

It's that time of year again when everyone will be betting on the Super Bowl.....Everyone except those poor souls living up in Washington State.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/29/2009

Robinho Arrested in Sex Assault Shocker

MANCHESTER (AFP) - Manchester City and Brazil striker Robinho has been arrested and bailed over allegations of a serious sexual assault in a nightclub, police said Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/28/2009

Nick Cosmo Gambled Away $370 Mil in Ponzi Scheme

Last week, Gambling911.com was alerted that someone we knew had been burnt for close to $40,000 in an apparent ponzi scheme originating from Long Island, New York.  We learned the individual's nam

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2009

2009 Super Bowl Gambling: Who Will be Arrested First?

Gambling911.com has been reporting on the countless number of betting props for this year's Super Bowl but how about sinking your teeth into this one?  A 2009 Super Bowl gambling prop on which pla

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/27/2009

Latest Agape World Ponzi Scheme Involved Gambling Debts

Another alleged ponzi scheme has wiped people out of millions and this one reportedly has ties to gambling. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2009

Poker Pro Amarillo Slim Beaten and Robbed

News broke Thursday night that 80-year old poker legend Amarillo Slim was robbed and assaulted in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas.  

Allegedly, the former World Series of Poker Champion was attempting to obtain collateral on a debt owed to him.  The debt he was owed was $3,000 and he was merely trying to collect some kind of down payment on the amount.  According to Amarillo Police Lieutenant Jim McKenny, Slim met his assailant at an agreed to location, an open field where he thought he would be picking up some type of 4-wheeler as the collateral.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

Why Online Gambling Websites Require So Much Documentation

A lot of people balk at the idea that online gambling websites require various forms of documentation faxed in - often at the time of payout requests.  Some would argue that such documentation nee

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/23/2009

China’s Biggest Online Gambling Case on Trial

Twenty suspects in arguably the country's biggest online gambling case, involving 6.6 billion yuan ($966 million), stood trial in Shanghai yesterday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2009

Vietnamese-American Walks Free After Online Gambling Conviction

Having spent 6 months in a Vietnam prison, a Vietnamese-American was allowed to walk free this week. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/15/2009

Hush Hush Call Girl Ring in Charlotte had Panthers as Johns

The Carolina Panthers got dismantled on their home field this past weekend by a team that had only won 3 of its last 24 games on the East Coast.  And while everyone was talking about the Arizona C

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/12/2009

Former Indicted Miami Beach Mayor Advise to Ayre: RUN!

It's becoming more and more obvious that the United States government wants Bodog founder Calvin Ayre and they want him badly.  This week Gambling911.com learned that the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

Breaking News

Jury Fails to Come to Decision in Kleiman Wright Trial of the Century

Jurors told the judge in the case of Ira Kleiman vs. Craig Wright that they were unable to come up with a decision.  The judge issued an Allen charge, which requires them to  now deliberate until they have a decision.

Pari-Mutuels in Florida Urge Appeals Court to Reject Seminoles' Motion for a Stay in Sports Betting Case

West Flagler Associates, parent company of Magic City Casino, submitted its official response to the Seminole Tribe’s emergency motion for a stay in its Florida mobile sports betting case claiming the “irreparable harm” cited by the Seminole Tribe is self-inflicted.  West Flagler Associates noted that the Seminoles continue to take mobile bets even after a federal judge ordered them not to.

The End of Macau as We Know It?

The End of Macau as We Know It?

The world's largest casino hub may be no more following a series of arrests over the weekend that demonstrate China's crackdown on gambling enterprises tied to the mainland.