Crime

Ontario Makes Arrest in Gangland Murders Tied to Mafia Power Struggle

Police are plotting grim landmarks of a sprawling underworld power struggle between Canadian Mafia clans — murders, bombings and arsons that stretch from suburban Ontario streets to a drainage ditch in Mexico.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2018

Fear of the Fix With Sports Betting Sudden Growth in Popularity

Fear of the Fix With Sports Betting Sudden Growth in Popularity

It's early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

It Does Not Appear That 888Poker is Behind DoS Attacks

It Does Not Appear That 888Poker is Behind DoS Attacks

PartyPoker, Americas Cardroom, even the world's largest online poker room, PokerStars, have not been immune to Denial of Service (DoS) attacks in recent weeks.  So it shouldn't come as any surprise that another bigwig in the world of Web poker, 888Poker, has also fallen victim.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Employee Charged in Casino Heist

Courtney Deandrea Stanton pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and employee theft from the casino in which she worked.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Accessing DraftKings Sports Betting App From Outside of New Jersey Might Lead to 'Enforcement Action'

Accessing DraftKings Sports Betting App From Outside of New Jersey Might Lead to 'Enforcement Action'

Trying to access the DraftKings sports betting app outside the state of New Jersey may land you in a whole heap of trouble, so says the ominous message that pops up when one attempts to do so.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2018

Why MGM Sued Victims of Las Vegas Mass Shooting

U.S. protections from post-terrorism lawsuits don’t apply to hotels

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2018

Mass Shooter at eSports Madden Event Identified

Early reports had four fatalities, however, that number was later reduced to two.  The shooter, identified as David Katz, 24, of Baltimore, turned the gun on himself.  11 others were injured.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2018

Mass Shooting in Jacksonville Caught During Live Streaming of eSports Event (Video)

The Jacksonville, Florida, Sheriff's Office said there was a mass shooting with multiple fatalities at a downtown shopping-dining complex on Sunday and urged people to stay far away from the area. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2018

Poker Pro Gets 12 Years for $53 Million Scam

Poker Pro Gets 12 Years for $53 Million Scam

A one-time poker pro has been jailed for 12 years after defrauding a Victorian jail after scamming the Commonwealth Bank of nearly $58 million in a fraud of “breathtaking proportions”.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

Death Penalty Won't Be Sought in Vegas Casino Picnic Killing

Death Penalty Won't Be Sought in Vegas Casino Picnic Killing

A former casino employee accused of killing a work supervisor and wounding another at a company picnic will not face the death penalty but could receive life in prison without parole if convicted, the top prosecutor in Las Vegas said Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

Gang Fears on Vegas Strip as More Than a Dozen Arrests Made Sunday Night

Gang Fears on Vegas Strip as More Than a Dozen Arrests Made Sunday Night

Las Vegas police say authorities arrested several known gang members at a resort casino near the Strip that were gathered at the Rio Sunday night.  That casino plays host to the World Series of Poker each year.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2018

13 Years Later Wife of Online Gambling Tycoon on Trial for his Murder

13 Years Later Wife of Online Gambling Tycoon on Trial for his Murder

Adam Anhang was stabbed to death while walking with his wife in the bustling tourist-infested Old San Juan section of Puerto Rico's largest city in broad daylight.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

Charges Dropped Against Man Misidentified in Casino Heist

Charges Dropped Against Man Misidentified in Casino Heist

A federal judge has dismissed charges against a man incorrectly identified as someone who picked up the keys from a kiosk to commit a $200,000 robbery at the Wind Creek Montgomery casino in Alabama last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Arrested for Running Illegal Poker, Drug Den

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Raked in $200K a Year Running Drug, Poker Ring

Singh was among 32 others busted last week in the West Village of New York City

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

Poker Pro Wins £68,930, Forced to Give it Back to Government

Back in March poker player Adam Lulat won £68,930 in the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Manchester.  This was by far his biggest live tournament win.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

How a Finnish Millionaire Lost $35M Worth of Bitcoin in a Gambling Scam

Aarni Otava Saarimaa was encouraged to invest in cryptocurrency Dragon Coin

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2018

CG Technologies Fined a Third Time and Ordered to Disband Sports Betting Platform

Sports betting technology provider CG Technology (CGT) was fined a third time and settled to pay $250k for a variety of infractions for a variety of infractions that included allowing those from outside the state of Nevada to place wagers in violation of the law.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2018

Poker Pro Steven Thompson's GoFundMe Account Hits a Snag

As poker pro Steven Thompson fights for his life in a San Jose, Costa Rica hospital, friends and family of the young player have set up a GoFundMe account with a goal of reaching $15,000.  After two days, only $1395 has been donated.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2018

Tech Billionaire Found With Drugs at Vegas Strip Casino

He and his companion were arrested on suspicion of trafficking heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2018

Poker Pro Clings to Life, Shot by Loan Sharks

A poker pro who reached the final tables of two LAPT events is fighting for his life after being shot in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2018

Charles Oakley Pleads No Contest in Vegas Casino Betting Cheat Case

Accused of attempting to change his wager “after the outcome was known” at a Vegas casino last month, former Knicks star Charles Oakley entered a no-contest plea Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2018

Illegal Drug, Gambling House Taken Down in New York's East Village

NEW YORK - New York City Police say they have arrested 32 people on Friday morning and busted an illegal gambling house that was also a heroin and cocaine distribution hub.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2018

Poker Pro Found to be in Cahoots With Dealer as Part of Elaborate Scam

Billy the Egyptian has been playing high stakes poker games throughout Scotland and the UK for years, always seemingly winning. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2018

Dead Mortician had Substantial Gambling Debts

Dead Mortician had Substantial Gambling Debts

A 20-year-old Australian man found dead on his family’s farm owed substantial six figure gambling debts and was being hunted down, according to The Age.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2018

Pittsburgh Family Taken Down for Running Illegal Gambling Biz

Four members of a single family, including an 83-year-old patriarch, have been charged with running an illegal gambling business out of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/27/2018

Shooting Victims Outraged Over MGM's Lawsuit Against Them

Shooting Victims Outraged Over MGM's Lawsuit Against Them

Victims of a mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival said Monday they were outraged when they learned they were being sued by the company that owns the hotel where the gunman opened fire.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2018

MGM Turns to Never-Tested Law to Sue Vegas Shooting Victims

The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas using an obscure U.S. law never tested in court has been framed by the casino-operator as an effort to avoid years of costly litigation — but the legal maneuver may not play out that way.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/22/2018

Roulette Dealer Fighting for Life Following Stabbing in Casino

Roulette Dealer Fighting for Life Following Stabbing in Casino

The Mirror has posted photos of a roulette dealer who nearly lost his life after being stabbed by a gambler as others watched in horror.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/20/2018

MGM Wants to Sue Vegas Shooting Victims?

MGM Wants to Sue Vegas Shooting Victims?

The corporate owners of the Mandalay Bay casino filed suit against some one thousand victims of last year’s Las Vegas concert mass shooting, claiming it has no liability for the massacre.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2018

Does The Russian Indictment Exonerate Bitcoin?

Does The Russian Indictment Exonerate Bitcoin?

On Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein conducted a news conference at the Department of Justice announcing the indictment of twelve Russian nationals who are alleged to have interfered in the 2016 election on July 13, 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/16/2018

Breaking News

James Woods Twitter Account Inaccessible

Conservative Hollywood actor and professional poker player James Woods cannot access his Twitter company after the social media firm locked him out until he opts to remove a meme he posted back in July that has since proven to be a hoax.

Casumo Online Casino Review

Casumo Online Casino Review

Our friends at LiveCasino.com have released their review of the Casumo online casino.  This one, in fact, has just cracked their top 3 live dealer casino brands.

Sportsbook Software in Michigan for UFC 229

Pay Per Head software will be in high demand in the state of Michigan ahead of the marqee UFC 229 fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov.