..

Sister of Sports Off Shore Founder Heads to Prison Early

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Feb/24/2011

The sister of an offshore gambling venture and wife of Massachusetts Congressman John Tierney, Patrice Tierney, began serving her 30-day prison sentence weeks earlier than scheduled. 

Tierney, 60, began serving her sentence on the 15th, though she was not required to start serving until Feb. 28.

Ms. Tierney is accused of tax fraud in connection to her brother, Bobby Eremian’s, Antiguan-based sports betting operation, Sports Off Shore (also known as SOS and PlayLegal.com).  In recent years, the company has had a close affiliation with Carib Sports out of Belize.  Both were among the first sportsbooks to obtain licenses in the Caribbean online gambling jurisdiction of Antigua though neither are still licensed there. 

"She wanted to begin serving her sentence as soon as she could," said Jennifer Flagg, a spokeswoman for Patrice Tierney. "She continues to fully accept responsibility for her actions and wanted to do everything she could to show that."

Eremian has been in trouble with the law before.  In 2000, Antigua extradited the Sports Off Shore owner back to the US on tax evasion charges. 

In the early years of offshore gambling on the island of Antigua, Eremian had acted briefly as the local industry’s outspoken representative.

Eremian is known as an expert chef who imports meats into Antigua regularly.  In the past he has hired local Antiguans in non-essential positions at his home-based company in order to help those who could not find employment on the island. 

- Christopher Costigan, Gambling911.com Publisher

Gambling News

Vegas Strip Crime

Violence on Vegas Strip Leaves Tourists Terrified

Police say they found a man and woman shot overnight Saturday in front of the Paris Las Vegas hotel-casino.

State of Nevada Releases Covid Cases By Vegas Hotel, Casino

State of Nevada Releases Covid Cases By Vegas Hotel, Casino

Disease investigators have released a list of places where possible COVID-19 exposures have happened in Sin City, and they break down the numbers by casino/hotel property.  Oh, and it's ugly, especially if you happened to stay at the Cosmopolitan in recent weeks!

Can I Bet With BetOnline From Missouri

Can I Bet With BetOnline From Missouri

Missouri residents and visitors alike are more than welcome to place bets on the BetOnline website.  They have proudly served the US and worldwide market since 1999.  In fact, we here at Gambling911.com were one of the first to visit their office when they first set up that year.  BetOnline offers a generous welcome bonus and plenty of contests (max bonus $1000)

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Indiana?

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Indiana?

Indiana is set to begin offering mobile betting via in-state licensed apps, though diehard sports bettors regard the overseas sportsbooks as the crème de la crème. 

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From California

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From California

The new FanDuel sports betting app is available to those living in the state of California but only internationally-licensed websites are accessible for real money bets from within the state. 

Syndicate