Crime

Vegas Mass Shooting Suspect Stephen Paddock had Suit Against Casino

Vegas Mass Shooting Suspect Stephen Paddock had Suit Against Casino

A gunman in the worst mass shooting in US history has been identified as Nevada resident Stephen Paddock, 64 years of age.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2017

Status of All Those 26K Attending G2E Not Known, Event Will Go on as Scheduled

Following the worst mass shooting in US history, many in the gambling sector were frantically seeking information on colleagues with some 26,000 gaming professional from around the world slated to attend this week’s Global Gaming Expo.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2017

Gunman Kills at Least 50, Wounds 200 in Las Vegas Concert Attack

Gunman Kills at Least 50, Wounds 200 in Las Vegas Concert Attack

A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, raining down rapid fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before he was shot dead by police.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2017

Seismic Implications for College Basketball Teams as Bookies Remain on Edge

Seismic Implications for College Basketball Teams as Bookies Remain on Edge

In this wide spanning case, some College Basketball coaches have been accused of taking bribes by the FBI in exchange for steering players toward certain agents.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/29/2017

Gambling Addicted Cashier Who Stole $13 Million at Work Gets 8 Years in Prison

Gambling Addicted Cashier Who Stole $13 Million at Work Gets 8 Years in Prison

A cashier convicted of stealing nearly $13 million from the monuments and engraving firm where she worked has been sentenced to just over eight years in prison.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/28/2017

Louisville Bookies Worried Over NCAA Scandal

Louisville Bookies Worried Over NCAA Scandal

Louisville area bookies rely heavily on betting action during the College Basketball season. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/28/2017

Teams Affected by College Basketball ‘Bribe’ Probe – Odds Review

Teams Affected by College Basketball ‘Bribe’ Probe – Odds Review

As many as 10 college basketball assistant coaches and others have been implicated in a far-reaching probe over bribery and recruitment. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/28/2017

Money Laundering Suspected at Popular Casino

Money Laundering Suspected at Popular Casino

In one month (July 2015), the casino accepted $13.5 million in $20 bills alone.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/28/2017

Bookies on High Alert After Pitino Tells Staff He Expects to Lose Job at Louisville

Bookies on High Alert After Pitino Tells Staff He Expects to Lose Job at Louisville

Oddsmakers were on high alert since Tuesday afternoon following news that a handful of College Basketball coaches have been charged in a far reaching bribery case. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/27/2017

4 College Basketball Coaches Arrested: Not Likely to Affect Championship Odds

4 College Basketball Coaches Arrested: Not Likely to Affect Championship Odds

10 individuals were arrested Tuesday, including four NCAA College Basketball coaches, as part of an investigation into bribery involving recruitment efforts.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2017

35 Rounded Up in Hawaii as Authorities Raid Underground Card Rooms

35 Rounded Up in Hawaii as Authorities Raid Underground Card Rooms

Hawaiian police have shuttered various illegal poker rooms in Oahu and arrested 35 individuals Monday.  More arrests are anticipated.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2017

Professional Sports Bettor Billy Walters Ordered to Forfeit $25.4 Million

Professional Sports Bettor Billy Walters Ordered to Forfeit $25.4 Million

Money was traced to his “illegal insider-trading gains”

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/24/2017

Black Friday US Attorney Fired by Trump Joins CNN as Analyst

Black Friday US Attorney Fired by Trump Joins CNN as Analyst

Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara is joining CNN as a senior legal analyst, a CNN spokesman revealed this past week

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/24/2017

Ethereum Hacker Gives Back $3 Million

Ethereum Hacker Gives Back $3 Million

Vice Media features a report on an alleged Ethereum hacker who reportedly returned some $3 million and nobody can quite understand why.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/22/2017

DUI Arrest Nabs 12 Others, Including Mob Boss Tied to Global Fraud Scheme

DUI Arrest Nabs 12 Others, Including Mob Boss Tied to Global Fraud Scheme

The DUI arrest of a Toronto man has ultimately led to the detention of twelve others in what Canadian authorities are calling a “high value fraud ring”.  

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/21/2017

Billiard Hall Charged With Teaching Youths How to Play Poker

Billiard Hall Charged With Teaching Youths How to Play Poker

Sharky’s Arcade and Billiard Hall in McClure, PA has been cited for teaching youngsters how to play the game of poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2017

Gambling-Addicted Designer Jailed for 6 Years

Gambling-Addicted Designer Jailed for 6 Years

A gambling-addicted fashion designer is accused of duping investors with a fake tickets scam to the Oscars with the guarantee of meeting actress Julia Roberts.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2017

Casino Guard Shot During Armed Robbery Did Not Have a Weapon

Casino Guard Shot During Armed Robbery Did Not Have a Weapon

Authorities say a security guard who was shot and wounded during an armed robbery at a casino did not have a weapon.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2017

Casino Robbers Captured: Wanted to Use Money to Buy Meth in CA

Casino Robbers Captured: Wanted to Use Money to Buy Meth in CA

A pair of casino robbers have been taken into custody. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/15/2017

Radio Host Quits After Allegations of Cheating Investors to Pay Off Gambling Debts

Radio Host Quits After Allegations of Cheating Investors to Pay Off Gambling Debts

In a statement, he said "unfounded legal issues currently plaguing me will only be a distraction to everyone at WFAN and the show I helped build."

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2017

Woman Charged in Casino Fake Cash Case to Face Trial in October

Woman Charged in Casino Fake Cash Case to Face Trial in October

An October trial has been scheduled for one of three people accused of trying to pass counterfeit cash at Sioux City's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2017

Man Ordered to Pay Back Money Stolen From Gambling Pal He Dismembered

Man Ordered to Pay Back Money Stolen From Gambling Pal He Dismembered

Professional fraudster brutally murdered gambling buddy then dismembered and burned body

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2017

Feds: WFAN host Ran Ticket Ponzi Scheme to Pay Gambling Debts

Feds: WFAN host Craig Carton Ran Ticket Ponzi Scheme to Pay Gambling Debts

A popular radio host is accused of running a ponzi scheme involving ticket sale fraud all in an effort to help pay off gambling debts. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/06/2017

Police Arrest Man Accused of Attacking Woman in Casino

Police Arrest Man Accused of Attacking Woman in Casino

NYC police have arrested a man for a vicious attack in Queens that took place in mid-August. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2017

‘Pregnant Cat Loving’ Bronx Mobster Orders Cohorts to Bust Panhandler’s Knees

It may sound horrible but residents of a Bronx neighborhood have praised a mobster who ordered a local panhandler’s knees be broken.  Say what?

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2017

Woman Shoots Man Dead at Casino After Attempted Armed Robbery

Woman Shoots Man Dead at Casino After Attempted Armed Robbery

A suspect in an attempted robbery of an armored car in front the Hon-Dah Casino outside of Phoenix, Arizona was shot dead.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2017

Priest Uploaded Child Porn to ‘Get Revenge on God’ for Poker Losses

Priest Uploaded Child Porn to ‘Get Revenge on God’ for Poker Losses

Kevin Gugliotta, 55, initially charged with 40 counts of child porn

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2017

Vegas Officer Arraigned for Manslaughter in Chokehold Death

Vegas Officer Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge in Chokehold Death

A suspended police officer has been arraigned on a manslaughter charge in the chokehold death last May of an unarmed man he chased out of a Las Vegas Strip casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2017

‘Operation Shark Bait’: Gambino-Tied Bookie Pleads Guilty to a Usury Charge

‘Operation Shark Bait’: Gambino-Tied Bookie Pleads Guilty to a Usury Charge

Joseph Tommasino, 52, of Staten Island, New York, has plead guilty to a usury charge.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2017

Deputy Gets 15 Months for Extortion in Illegal Gambling Case

A former sheriff’s deputy in West Texas must serve 15 months in prison for extorting money from illegal gambling operations and tipping the businesses off to investigations.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2017

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