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$3.4 Billion in Stolen Bitcoin Hidden Inside a Cheetos Popcorn Tin

Justice Dept finally sentenced man over ten years later.  Plus Workshop: Accounting & Mapping Transactions On-chain | The Bitcoin Master Classes

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/16/2023

Gambling Case Against Hells Angels Fell Apart But Fight on to Keep $40M in Seized Assets

One of the original targets of the police investigation has since been murdered and there was an attempted murder of another.  And now $270,000 has mysteriously ended up in someone's bedroom.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/13/2023

Cashapp Founder Murder Tied to Relationship With Suspect's Sister?

Police announced the arrest of fellow tech exec Nina Momeni in Emeryville, CA, outside of San Francisco.  He is described in media as founder of Expand IT and Berkeley graduate.  Cash App was a popular payment solution use in the online casino space.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/13/2023

PrizePicks Making its Mark, Joins Forces With the Braves

PrizePicks Making its Mark, Joins Forces With the Braves

Plus sheriff's deputy widow stole $529,165 from county to gamble, cavort with Mickey Mouse: Husband shot her, killed son, self.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2023

Poker Ace Wins Against ChatGPT, FTX ‘Hubris, Incompetence and Greed’

Poker Ace Wins Against ChatGPT, FTX ‘Hubris, Incompetence and Greed’

Plus Bradley Beal talks fan incident over gambling in Orlando: ‘Nobody wants to lose money’.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/11/2023

Ohio Gift Cards for Sports Betting, Ex-State Trooper Gets Probation for Gambling, Prostitution Ring

Ohio Gift Cards for Sports Betting, Ex-State Trooper Gets Probation for Gambling

Plus sports betting records shattered in New York during month of March.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/10/2023

Fraudster Loses $3.5 million of Victim's Money Gambling, Casino Subpoenaed

Fraudster Loses $3.5 million of Victim's Money Gambling, Casino Subpoenaed

A Canadian businessman says he loaned an individual $3.5 million but that the man ultimately gambled away the money at a Las Vegas casino.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/07/2023

The IPv6 Killer App and All About Scaling

Plus crypto crime hits new highs in 2023 and Paxful collapses.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/07/2023

Trump Will Not Serve Any Jail Time According to Oddsmakers, Bettors

Those odds are based on gambling action and an overwhelming number of customers feel Trump will stay free at -2500.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/05/2023

Contempt of Court Proceedings Involving Bitcoin Creator Thrown Out By Judges

Plus South Korea prosecutors fail to secure arrest warrant for Terra co-founder

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/05/2023

Accused Killer Denist Had Gambling Disorder, Crypto Losses

Accused Killer Denist Had Gambling Disorder, Crypto Losses

James Craig racked up $2 million in personal debt while his dental business was losing about $120,000, based on a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.  He lost $2000 in a recent trip to go gambling in Vegas prior to his wife's poisoning death.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/05/2023

Polls See Trump Bump Since Indictment: Odds Remain the Same

Trump is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday to face a New York City indictment, which was revealed as existing on Thursday with a grand jury vote but remains sealed.  Reports suggest he is being charged with over two dozen counts but the indictment remains sealed.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/02/2023

Hot Now: Trump Jail Time Odds Pay Out $80 on a $10 Bet, Plus Farewell Hotel Delrey

Hot Now: Trump Jail Time Odds Pay Out $80 on a $10 Bet, Plus Farewell Hotel Delrey

BetOnline has released a series of new betting props tied to the former President and his legal woes.  These include whether Trump will serve any jail time before 2025 with the NO and overwhelming favorite while the YES currently pays out $80 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/01/2023

Infamous Hotel Del Rey in Costa Rica Shut Down: Was a Landmark in Sportsbook World

It's the end of an institution.  The Hotel Del Rey has been shuttered by the Costa Rican government.  Anyone who has visited the sportsbook haven of San Jose, Costa Rica knows the spot well.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/31/2023

Where Can I Find Betting on Trump?

BetOnline has cornered the Trump betting market with odds on the total number of indictments and non-extradition country the former President might flee to.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/31/2023

Las Vegas Mass Shooter Motive Finally Revealed: He Was Upset With How Casinos Treated Him

Las Vegas Mass Shooter Motive Finally Revealed

Stephen Paddock was responsible for killing 58 people at a Las Vegas concert in 2017, the worst mass murder in US history. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/30/2023

Hot Now: Angels Among the Book's Biggest Liabilities, Stake.com Founders 'Friedberg Who"?

As far as the teams who have been bet the most (in terms of handle), the Braves, Yankees and Padres are the teams that have taken the most action.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/30/2023

Gambling Site Stake.com Denies Ties to Collapsed Crypto Exchange FTX Lawyer

Lawyer was also involved in a high profile insider cheating scandal involving an online poker site.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/30/2023

Binance Hit With CFTC Suit, NC Sports Betting Nears Final Vote and William Hill Nearly Loses its License

Binance Hit With CFTC Suit, NC Sports Betting Nears Final Vote and William Hill Nearly Loses its License

Gambler was allowed to open a new account and spend £23,000 in 20 minutes without any checks.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/29/2023

Trump Total Number of Indictment Odds: Pecker Appears Before Grand Jury

The UNDER 2.5 indictments is favored and priced at -250.  The OVER 2.5 pays out $17.50 for every $10 bet.  On Tuesday afternoon, it was being reported that Trump will be indicted on Wednesday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/28/2023

Prostitute Violently Assaulted at Binions, Man Charged With Murder Outside Bally's AC

Prostitute Violently Assaulted at Binions, Man Charged With Murder Outside Bally's AC

Jahlil Boston, 34, of Egg Harbor City, N.J., allegedly used a semi-automatic firearm in the shooting outside of the Bally's Casino in Atlantic City and has since been charged with murder.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/24/2023

Def Leppard Drummer Viciously Attacked Outside FL Hotel, Had Just Performed at Hard Rock Casino

A motive for the attack was not yet known but Rick Allen now recovering.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/22/2023

DeSantis Hits Back at Trump, Discusses His Path to Presidency, Latest Odds

DeSantis Hits Back at Trump, Discusses His Path to Presidency, Latest Odds

Former President Donald Trump is still the slight favorite to win the GOP nomination for President over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis but Trump faces the possibility of an indictment, maybe multiple indictments, being handed down soon.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/22/2023

You Can Now Bet on Trump Being Arrested: Latest Props

Over the weekend, former president Donald Trump posted a social media message saying he expects to be arrested Tuesday in connection with the Stormy Daniels investigation.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/20/2023

Sports Betting Architect Lesniak in Hot Political Feud

Sports Betting Architect Lesniak in Hot Political Feud

Accusations of murder, hired hitmen and "wacko political consultants".... another day in NJ politics.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/20/2023

First to Indict Donald Trump Odds: Could Happen Next Week

As of Friday evening, March 17, multiple agencies are said to be in discussions in regard to potential security plans for in and around the Manhattan Criminal Court in case Trump is charged in connection with an alleged hush money payment to Stormy Daniels, according to NBC News.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/17/2023

Two Weeks After Arrest, Raid, Sonny Moraban Residence Under Renovations?

The defendant and his alleged co-conspirators are set for arraignment on March 22 in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/15/2023

Bitcoin ATM Founder Sonny Meraban Indicted Following Raid Captured on Video by Gambling911

More indictments to be announced Thursday afternoon.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/02/2023

Multimillion-Dollar Sports Betting, Poker Ring Brought Down by Undercover Officer

Multimillion-Dollar Gambling Ring Brought Down by Undercover Officer

Late last week, seven individuals were charged for their role in running a Rochester, New York gambling ring that took in millions of dollars over a multi-year period as part of a 48-page complaint. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/27/2023

Bet on Lori Lightfoot Losing Her Re-Election Bid as Chicago Mayor

In a recent poll, 61 percent of Chicagoans disapproved of Lightfoot’s performance.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/27/2023

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