Crime

FBI Releases Trove of Records on Gangster ‘Whitey’ Bulger

The FBI has released hundreds of pages of records from notorious Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger’s file.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/19/2021

Padres-Nats Game Suspended After Shooting Outside DC Stadium

Padres-Nats Game Suspended After Shooting Outside DC Stadium

The game between the San Diego Padres and Washington was suspended in the sixth inning Saturday night after a shooting outside Nationals Park that caused echoes of gunfire inside the stadium and prompted fans to scramble for safety in the dugout.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/18/2021

Former Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman Arrested for Burglary Domestic Violence

Former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers star Richard Sherman was booked into a jail in Seattle on Wednesday morning, accused of “Burglary Domestic Violence.”

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/14/2021

Founder of Omaha Sports Club Accused of Skimming $400K for Gambling Habit

Founder of Omaha Sports Club Accused of Skimming $400K for Gambling Habit

The founder of the Omaha Sports Academy took almost $400,000 from the organization for personal use, according to prosecutors.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/09/2021

The Poker Beat - July 5, 2021: WSOP Online Coming to PA for Real Money

The Poker Beat - July 5, 2021: WSOP Online Coming to PA for Real Money

Plus Russell Crowe to star as billionaire poker player in 'Poker Face', a Chris Moneymaker movie coming to?  And a poker player shot dead in Dallas during a holiday weekend filled with violence. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/05/2021

Another Mysterious Death in the World of Crypto in Just Days

Another Mysterious Death in the World of Crypto in Just Days

The Bitcoin pioneer who was believed to own over $1 billion in the cyptrocurrency and considered one of the asset’s larger single-holders, died off the coast of Costa Rica, apparently from  at Playa Hermosa de Garabito, Puntarenas, in Costa Rica.  Plus Morgan Stanley Buys Over 28,000 Shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust and Bitstocks CEO Michael Hudson & Vaionex CEO Robin Kohze discuss why it’s up to the entrepreneurs now to go out and build on top of the platform, to see it reaching its full potential.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/29/2021

John McAfee, Creator of Anti-Virus Software, Crypto Advocate Found Dead

John McAfee, the antivirus software pioneer whose former company still bears his name, has been indicted on fraud and money-laundering conspiracy charges stemming from two cryptocurrency schemes, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jun/23/2021

Macau Beefs Up Casino Rules, More Than Doubles Number of Gaming Investigators

The world's biggest casino hub of Macau will shake up its casino regulator by more than doubling the number of gaming inspectors and restructuring several departments in its latest move to ramp up supervision.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jun/22/2021

Man Suspected of 3 Killings Near Oregon Casino is Still at Large

Man Suspected of 3 Killings Near Oregon Casino is Still at Large

A man sought in the killings of three people after a hit-and-run crash near a casino and a shooting at a marijuana dispensary in a small Oregon city was still at large Saturday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/21/2021

Black Market Ties Claims Lodged Against DraftKings: Reddit to the Rescue Again

Black Market Ties Allegations Lodged Against DraftKings: Reddit to the Rescue Again

Among the key findings, DraftKings has exposure to international “black market” gambling rings and organized crime.  But the Reddit community was quick to cry "fake news".

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/17/2021

Philly Man Surrenders in Fatal Atlantic City Casino Stabbing

Philly Man Surrenders in Fatal Atlantic City Casino Stabbing

A Philadelphia man wanted in the deadly stabbing of his girlfriend at an Atlantic City casino last week has turned himself in

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/15/2021

WPT Champ Dennis Blieden Sentenced to Six and a Half Years in Prison for $22million Embezzlement

WPT Champ Dennis Blieden Sentenced to Six and a Half Years in Prison for $22million Embezzlement

Plus Saipan Casino Chairwoman Faces Courtroom Lies Claims in Human Trafficking Case

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/14/2021

The Crypto Beat - June 14, 2021

The Crypto Beat - June 14, 2021

Binance big boss steps down amid U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission probe, Elon Musk statement sends Bitcoin price rising once again, and Bitcoin bad for crime?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/14/2021

Nun to Plead Guilty in $835K Embezzlement Scheme to Support Gambling Habit

Nun to Plead Guilty in $835,000 Embezzlement to Support Gambling Habit

An L.A. nun is expected to plead guilty to stealing $835,000 in donations, tuition and fee money from her school to pay for a gambling habit.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/09/2021

German Police Raids Tied to Welfare Fraud, Illegal Gambling

Around 600 investigators searched 31 buildings in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and police arrested a family of four Tuesday in connection with alleged money laundering, organized crime and welfare fraud.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/08/2021

Australian Financial Crime Watchdog Widens Probe on Casinos Already Reeling From COVID

Australian Financial Crime Watchdog Widens Probe on Casinos Already Reeling From COVID

Australia's anti-money-laundering agency on Monday widened a probe into due diligence at casinos to include the three biggest operators, ratcheting up pressure on a sector already struggling with the pandemic and heightened regulatory scrutiny.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jun/08/2021

California Man Gets 2 years in Prison for Laundering Bitcoin

California Man Gets 2 years in Prison for Laundering Bitcoin

A Southern California man who pleaded guilty to illegally operating kiosks where customers could buy Bitcoin with cash, or sell Bitcoin in exchange for cash has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/31/2021

Trial of the Century: Durst Indicates He Will Take The Stand in His Own Defense

Resumption of Robert Durst Trial Sheds Light on Victim With Family Ties to Mob

Robert Durst' victim was Susan Berman, the only child of Davie 'the Jew' Berman, a notorious gangster who ran Las Vegas casinos for Frank Costello, Meyer Lanksy and Lucky Luciano - she was considered 'Las Vegas royalty'.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/24/2021

Suspect Charged With Stealing $1 Million in Cash, Chips From Poker Pro

Suspect Charged With Stealing $1 Million in Cash, Chips From Poker Pro

A 32-year-old man has been charged with eight felonies in connection to a brazen February home burglary in which about $1 million in cash and poker chips had been stolen from the victim's home.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/20/2021

Crime Beat: Syracuse Man Sentenced to at Least 20 years in Prison for Shooting at High-Stakes Poker Game

Crime Beat: Syracuse Man Sentenced to at Least 20 years in Prison for Shooting at High-Stakes Poker Game

Charquan Edwards, 29, will serve at least 20 years behind bars after a jury found him guilty of shooting a man during a high-stakes poker game in 2015.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/18/2021

Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty: Latest Odds on the Congressman

Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty: Latest Odds on the Congressman

Oddsmakers at BetOnline have Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz at 50% to get convicted on sex trafficking charges.  That could change with one of his associates now cooperating with federal authorities in the investigation.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2021

Elon Musk Dubs Himself the "Dogefather" for SNL Promo Tweet

Elon Musk Dubs Himself the "Dogefather" for SNL Promo Tweet

Oddsmakers doubt an SEC investigaton will be launched following Elon Musk's SNL appearance this coming Saturday night, but you can still bet on it.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2021

Poker Player, Sports Bettor Jailed for 14 months in $1million Tax Evasion Case

Poker Player, Sports Bettor Jailed for 14 months in $1million Tax Evasion Case

A Connecticut sports bettor and part-time poker pro has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for evading taxes on more than $1million of poker gambling winnings.  He must also pay back more than $800,000.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/06/2021

Gambling Crime Beat: Human Trafficking Ring Uncovered During Gambling Raid

Gambling Crime Beat: Human Trafficking Ring Uncovered During Gambling Raid

Plus a Maltese gambling company has been found to be involved in a €600m Mafia tax evasion scam.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2021

Police Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Klled 2 at Wisconsin Casino

Police Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Klled 2 at Wisconsin Casino

Tribal leaders in northeastern Wisconsin were in shock Sunday hours after a gunman opened fire at their casino complex, killing two people and wounding another in what witnesses described as a hailstorm of bullets.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/03/2021

Doctor Accused of Gambling While Kids Stayed in Locked Car

Doctor Accused of Gambling While Kids Stayed in Locked Car

Marieny Elena Guimera-Revelo was arrested by Seminole Police Sunday on two counts of child neglect after she was found gambling in the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood.  Her children, ages 3 and 11, were left in a locked car outside near what was described as "high foot traffic".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2021

PA Man Used Credit Card Swiped From Casino for Online Gambling

PA Man Used Credit Card Swiped From Casino for Online Gambling

A Bethleham, Pennsylvania man is accused of stealing a credit card from a casino guest that he later used to gamble online.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/11/2021

Report: Former NFL Player Kills 5 in South Carolina, Then Himself

The gunman who killed five people, including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, was former NFL player Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/08/2021

Officer in Urlacher Sports Betting Case Enters Guilty Plea

Officer in Urlacher Sports Betting Case Enters Guilty Plea

A Chicago cop has plead guilty for his role in the operation of a high profile sports betting ring that involved the brother of Bears great Brian Urlacher.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/05/2021

Feds Want Stiff Sentence for Bookie: Caused One Deadbeat to 'Burst Into Tears'

Feds Want Stiff Sentence for Bookie: Caused One Deadbeat to 'Burst Into Tears'

Gregory Paloian and his agents were so aggressive with gamblers, one actually "burst into tears".  Others were referred to as ‘f*&#%g little pu$%y’, little c&%*sucker'.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/01/2021

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.

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