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Shohei Ohtani Interpreter Gambling Scandal Could Get Ugly for Major League Baseball

Shohei Ohtani's to address controversy Monday afternoon.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/24/2024

Bookie Connected to Ohtani Translator on Feds Radar for Years

The Los Angeles Dodgers interpreter for Shohei Ohtani was fired Wednesday afternoon after questions surrounding at least $4.5 million in wire transfers sent from Ohtani's bank account to a bookmaking operation set off a series of events.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/21/2024

Ohtani Interpreter Fired By Dodgers Over Gambling, 'Massive Theft'

Ohtani Interpreter Fired By Dodgers Over Gambling, 'Massive Theft'

Law firm representing MLB superstar has also turned the matter over to authorities.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/20/2024

Man Who Helped Put Bookmaker, Drug Dealer Away Offers to Put Him Up in Apartment

On Monday Gambling911.com first reported that one-time drug kingpin and bookmaker Owen Hanson had been released early from prison after R.J. Cipriani announced the news via his Twitter account.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/20/2024

Former USC Player Owen Hanson Released From Jail? Convicted of Running Sportsbook, Violent Drug Ring

Mark Wahlberg working on docuseries for Amazon about the case.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/18/2024

Police 'Would Take Action' If Betsson Continues Operating

Warning follows the gaming company being blacklisted.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/14/2024

High Stakes Gambler Suing Vegas Casino Amends Lawsuit

A high-stakes gambler who is suing a Las Vegas casino and its former president has amended his lawsuit, Gambling 911 can reveal in an exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/13/2024

Bet365 Under Criminal Probe

Gambling watchdog: “Corporate bookmakers must have robust systems in place to ensure they can manage and mitigate risks associated with money laundering and terrorism financing."

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/09/2024

Gambling Charges Dropped Against Four Iowa State Student Athletes

“Due to this newly discovered evidence, the State no longer believes further prosecution in this matter is in the interests of justice."

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/04/2024

Investigators Lost Geofencing Software Used in Iowa Athletes Gambling Probe

Attorney representing some of the student-athletes claims investigators used the software illegally.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/29/2024

Vegas The Story of Sin City Premiers on CNN

Vegas The Story of Sin City Premiers on CNN

The CNN documentary is described as "an expansive journey into the heart and history of one of America’s most beloved and notorious cities".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/25/2024

Oxygen New Series 'Sin City Murders' Debuts Sunday February 25

The beating death of poker player Donald Idiens to be among the stories profiled.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/23/2024

Trump Bankruptcy Odds, Chiefs Heiress Suffers Backlash

Judge Arthur Engoron ordered the former president and the Trump Organization to pay over $354 million in damages. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/16/2024

Will Fani Willis Removed in Trump Fulton County Election Interference Case? You Can Bet On It

Will Fani Willis Out in Trump Fulton County Election Interference Case?

Trump is favored to be found guilty on 11-13 counts in the Georgia Election Interference case.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/15/2024

WSEX Founder Jay Cohen Speaks to CNBC for First Time in 25 Years

He joined 'Squawk Box' to discuss the shifting views on sports betting over the years, how he pioneered online sports gambling in the late 1990s in Antigua, what he thinks of the industry today, and more (VIDEO).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/15/2024

Trump Stormy Daniels New York Hush Money Trial Betting Odds

Trump Stormy Daniels New York Hush Money Trial Betting Odds

BetOnline has Trump being found guilty on 25 or more counts in this case the odds-on favorite.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/15/2024

Sports Betting in Alabama Unlikely as AG Opposes Legislation

Sports Betting in Alabama Unlikely as AG Opposes Legislation

Plus sports betting in Hawaii and Ohio sports gambling kiosks in bars, bowling alleys may be an epic fail.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/14/2024

How Does Someone So Good at Security Get Hacked So Often or Badly?

Calvin Ayre on Dr. Craig Wright: "I spent millions over 10 years researching craig and his tech and in all cases he checked out. he is for sure Satoshi and the evidence is all out there if you ignore the fiction out of crypto."

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/13/2024

Odds on Travis Kelce Proposing to Taylor Swift By Year's End

Odds on Travis Kelce Proposing to Taylor Swift By Year's End

BetOnline knows the power of well TAYLORED prop bets involving, not only entertainment, but politics and even infamy. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/13/2024

World Sports Exchange Founder Jay Cohen Gets Turned Down for Job at DraftKings

WSEX co-founder re-emerges in Eastern Europe and explains what caused that sportsbook to ultimately go under.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2024

Ripple Hack Has Gamblers Uneasy: Founder Loses $112.5M

Ripple is a popular means for sending and receiving funds to gambling websites.  On Wednesday January 31, the cryptocurrency found itself making headlines following a shocking hack.

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Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/02/2024

Report: Sports Bettor Bill 'Krackman' Krackomberger Illegally Obtained Player Data From MGM

Krackman once impersonated Gambling911's beloved reporter Jenny Woo as a way to review Imperial Palace buffet.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/01/2024

LSU Standout Kayshon Boutte Used Alias 'kayshonboutte7' to Hide Illegal Gambling Activity at FanDuel

Kayshon Boutte running for LSU

"Kayshon Boutte bet he would score a touchdown and rack up 82.5 yards against Florida State on Sept. 4, 2022. Part of an eight-leg parlay.  He didn't hit on either."  Past games now being scrutinized by gamblers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/26/2024

MGM Agrees to Pay $7.45 Million Settlement in Bookie Money Laundering Probe

Casino executive allegedly allowed bookie to receive complimentary benefits at the casino, including meals, room, board, and golf trips with senior executives and other high-net-worth customers.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/25/2024

Boutte Arrest Should Be a Concern for ESPN Bet, DraftKings, NFL, Others

LSU player Kayshon Boutte

ESPN Bet recently got into the sports betting business and didn't exactly feature this news as a top story.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/25/2024

Former LSU Football Star Kayshon Boutte Arrested for Sports Betting

Boutte was drafted by the New England Patriots.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/25/2024

Lawyer Claims Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Lied About Gambling Probe

Iowa State wrestler Paniro Johnson

DCI investigators were initially told the targets of the probe were FanDuel and DraftKings, not athletes.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/25/2024

NHL Futures Bets Could Be Upended By Player Gang Rape Allegations

NHL Futures Bets Could Be Upended By Player Gang Rape Allegations

5 players told to surrender to Ontario police.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jan/24/2024

New Vegas Law Could Land You in Prison for Snapping Photos

6 month jail sentence or a $1000 fine possible.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/19/2024

UN Warns That Tether is the Preferred Financial Choice for Scammers, Criminals

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Our friends at CoinGeek have been yelling about this from the rooftops for years.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/18/2024

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