Crime

China’s AI Attorney Claims to Prosecute Crimes ‘With 97% Accuracy’, Including Illegal Gambling

China’s AI Attorney Claims to Prosecute Crimes ‘With 97% Cccuracy’, Including Illegal Gambling

Researchers developed a tool they say can assess cases and suggest criminal sentences based on a verbal description, based on a reported 1,000 “traits” sourced from some 17,000 real-life cases from 2015 to 2020.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/28/2021

Vegas Police Find Severed Head Inside Vehicle During Traffic Stop Near Rio Casino

Vegas Police Find Severed Head During Traffic Stop Near Rio Casino

Police discovered coolers in the truck bed, which then led to a severed head.  Identification of the victim is not yet known.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/27/2021

Broward Sheriff Wants $1.22 Million in Cash From Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Broward Sheriff Wants $1.22 Million in Cash From Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Despite no criminal charges being filed, Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony still wants $1.22 million in cash, nine poker chips worth $1,000 each and 25 gold coins worth an estimated $44,400, all of which was secured from an illegal sports gambling ring, according to court filings.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/24/2021

Addiction: NHS Fraud Doctor's 'Shame' at £800k Gambling Loss

A doctor who defrauded the NHS out of nearly £68,000 says his "catastrophic" gambling addiction saw him fritter away £800,000.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/22/2021

Violent Brawl Breaks Out at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City: Video

A violent brawl involving dozens of suited-up men broke out inside the Harrah's Casino in Atlantic City around 3 am Tuesday, chaotic footage shows.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/10/2021

California Cops Arrest 180 in Takedown of Violent Gang, Seize Gambling Devices

Authorities on Thursday announced the takedown of a Southern California street gang that included 180 arrests and the seizure of illegal gambling machines, drugs and guns.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/10/2021

CIA Involved With Crypto as Chief Discloses His Agency Working on "a Number of Different Projects"

These projects are "focused on cryptocurrency and trying to look at second- and third-order consequences as well and helping with our colleagues in other parts of the U.S. government to provide solid intelligence on what we’re seeing as well.”

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/09/2021

Insurance Agent Sentenced to 2 years in Wire Fraud Case: Used Funds to Feed Gambling Habit

A Snohomish, Washington, insurance agent was sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud in the theft of premium payments from clients.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/08/2021

Bitmart Suspends Withdrawals Following Apparent $200K Hack

Bitmart Suspends Withdrawals Following Apparent $200K Hack

Customers of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitmart fear the worst after it confirmed a $150K hack Saturday night.  Blockchain security and data analytics firm Peckshield estimates that the loss is closer to $200 million however.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/05/2021

Poker Playing Porn Star Ron Jeremy Gets May 2 Trial Date for Serial Rape Case

Poker Playing Porn Star Ron Jeremy Gets May 2 Trial Date for Serial Rape Case

A former porn star, Ron Jeremy, real name Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, has a new trial date in his serial rape case set for May 2.  He also has a new lawyer on his defense team. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/03/2021

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.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/01/2021

Report: VIP Gaming Rooms in Macau Shuttered Following Arrests

Embattled gambling operator Suncity Group Holdings has closed all VIP gaming rooms in Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, after the company’s chairman was arrested, according to Reuters. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/30/2021

Florida Finally Clears Groveland Four of 1949 Rape of White Woman: How Illegal Gambling Played a Role

One of the men wrongly charged with rape were shot 400 times by a posse while two others were shot by the local sheriff quite possibly related to gambling.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/22/2021

CoinGeek's Crypto Crime Cartel Profile: Tether and Sam Bankman-Fried

Plus we got all the latest from the Kleiman-Wright trial Wednesday.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2021

Another UAW Official Charged With Looting Union Coffers, Gambled Funds Away

Another UAW Official Charged With Looting Union Coffers, Gambled Funds Away

Investigators say an official at a suburban Detroit branch of the United Auto Workers took $2 million and spent it on cars, guns, luxury clothing and gambling.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/11/2021

2nd Suspect Charged in Murder of Pharma Exec Followed 50 Miles From Casino

2nd Suspect Charged in Murder of Pharma Exec Followed 50 Miles From Casino

The CEO of an East Windsor, New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company was shot multiple times in his Plainsboro, NJ home while his wife and young daughter were sleeping.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/05/2021

California Wins $3.5M Payoff in Illegal Gambling Suit

A company that made and operated casino-style games used for illegal gambling will pay $3.5 million and permanently stop its California operations under a court settlement announced last Thursday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/04/2021

Woman Reportedly Kidnapped Herself to Gamble Ransom

Woman Reportedly Kidnapped Herself to Gamble Ransom

Spanish authorities this week have apprehended a woman who they say staged her own kidnapping in an effort to extract ransom money she then used to play bingo.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/27/2021

2021 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

2021 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

The late Layne Flack, who Gambling911.com confirmed last week died from a Fentanyl overdose, among those nominated as well as the indicted founder of PokerStars.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/20/2021

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Speaking at last week's CoinGeek Times Square conference Special Agent IRS Criminal Investigation, Richard Reinhardt, warned of the illicit sale of the drug Fentanyl through the blockchain causing countless number of deaths and, just one week later, we learn that poker pro Layne Flack was the latest victim of this scourge.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/14/2021

Defendant Pleads Guilty in Massive Racehorse Doping Case

Defendant Pleads Guilty in Massive Racehorse Doping Case

The 63-year-old president and majority shareholder in Twenty First Century Biochemicals, Jordan Fishman, has pleaded guilty to drug adulteration and misbranding conspiracy as part of an indictment that brought the horse racing industry to its knees in early August.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/07/2021

Where Can I Bet That The Facebook Outage Was a Government Job?

Where Can I Bet That The Facebook Outage Was a Government Job?

Russia is a big -500 favorite to be responsible for Facebook's Monday downtime. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Oct/04/2021

Michigan Real Estate Broker Jailed Four Years in Lottery Scheme

Michigan Real Estate Broker Jailed Four Years in Lottery Scheme

A man addicted to the Michigan Lottery was sentenced to more than four years for gambling away over $23 million in investors funds.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/01/2021

City Council Member Embroiled in Online Gambling Scheme

City Council Member Embroiled in Online Gambling Scheme

A Lodi City, California Council member was arraigned Tuesday on charges related to a money laundering and online gambling scheme, according to the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office.  Lodi City is located just north of Stockton.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/30/2021

Man Who Brought Massive Gambling Ring to Illinois State University Avoids Prison

Man Who Brought Massive Gambling Ring to Illinois State University Avoids Prison

25-year-old Matthew Namoff was the youngest tied to a gambling ring that had ties to the brother of Chicago Bears great Brian Urlacher.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2021

Poker Player Fakes Cancer Diagnosis to Claim Free Tickets on ACR

Poker Player Fakes Cancer Diagnosis to Claim Free Tickets on ACR

Letter filled with multiple grammatical mistakes posted to the Web and player reportedly makes death threats to CEO, player ambassadors.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/23/2021

Bitcoin Site Goes Dark After Apparent Hacking

Bitcoin Site Goes Dark After Apparent Hacking

Bitcoin.org, the website that was once the main landing portal for all things Bitcoin, today suffered an embarrassing hack that has already cost naive BTC users money.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/23/2021

Alabama Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting at Mississippi Casino

An early Saturday shooting at a Mississippi casino has left one person dead and another in custody, Biloxi Police said.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/20/2021

Big League Sports Bettor Calls Out Big Time Bookie a "Scammer"

Big League Sports Bettor Calls Big Time Bookie a "Scammer"

Bet Bash organizer ties "deadbeat" to anonymous bookie profiled by Yahoo News two years ago.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/15/2021

Man Linked to $1.3B North Korean BTC Hacks Gets 11 Years in Prison

Man Linked to $1.3B North Korean BTC Hacks Gets 11 Years in Prison

Plus CoinGeek sits down with Bryan Cryderman of Handcash, a leading wallet provider for the Bitcoin SV ecosystem.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/15/2021

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.

Software for Betting Odds

Software for Betting Odds

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