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Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

The family of missing Icelandic poker player Jon Jonsson continue their efforts to help locate the poker player who vanished in Dublin Ireland February 9.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/22/2019

Mobster Hit Suspect Shows Symbol Linked to Conspiracy Theory

Mobster Hit Suspect Shows Symbol Linked to Conspiracy Theory

The man charged with killing the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family had a symbol on his hand that some say is associated with a conspiracy theory.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/22/2019

Alleged Mob Boss Murderer Likely Dead Meat

Alleged Mob Boss Murderer Likely Dead Meat

Anthony Comello is suspected of murdering 53-year-old mob boss Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali, but prison may be the safest place for him as sources close to the Staten Island police say the cold blooded killer "has an X on his back".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/18/2019

Mob Boss Murder Suspect in Custody

Mob Boss Murder Suspect in Custody

The NYPD held a press conference Saturday, saying Anthony Comello is in custody and expected to be charged for Gambino crime figure Frank Cali's murder.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/17/2019

Suspect Involved in Shootout With Police Outside Bellagio Dies

Suspect Involved in Shootout With Police Outside Bellagio Dies

Las Vegas police say a robbery suspect wounded during in a brief shootout with police outside the Bellagio hotel-casino on the Strip has died. An officer shot in his bulletproof vest escaped serious injury.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/16/2019

Gambino Crime Boss Shot Dead

Gambino Crime Boss Shot Dead

The reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family was shot to death in front of his home by a gunman who may have staged a car accident to lure him outside, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, John Gotti.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/15/2019

Conor McGregor Arrested in Miami for Strong Arm Robbery

Conor McGregor Arrested in Miami for Strong Arm Robbery

UFC star Conor McGregor was arrested and charged with strong armed robbery and criminal mischief late Monday afternoon for smashing an individual's cellphone who attempted to take his photo.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/11/2019

Blackjack Dealer Charged With Helping Gamblers Cheat

A former blackjack dealer at a Connecticut casino has been charged with conspiring with two gamblers to cheat the casino out of more than $60,000.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/08/2019

More Than Two Dozen Arrested in Tuesday Gambling Raids

More Than Two Dozen Arrested in Tuesday Gambling Raids

27 individuals were arrested Tuesday following the raids of two Westminster, CA homes.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/05/2019

Pro Bowler Pacman Jones Arrested at Casino

Pro Bowler Pacman Jones Arrested at Casino

Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has been arrested and jailed after an incident at a southeastern Indiana casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/27/2019

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Andrew Mentock of ozy.com details how insider trading laws could soon impact the world of sports wagering.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2019

Former Top Cop Accused of Pawning Guns to Fuel Gambling Addiction

Former Top Cop Accused of Pawning Guns to Fuel Gambling Addiction

An attorney for fired Hallendale, Florida police officer Yan Kleyman, claims Department superiors were well aware of his client's gambling addiction.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/16/2019

Mobile Transactions in Online Gambling Skyrocket: So Too Does Cheating and Credit Card Fraud

Mobile Transactions in Online Gambling Skyrocket: So Too Does Cheating and Credit Card Fraud

Mobile transactions in the online gambling space has grown 95% over the last five years, and that trend continues as 2019 is now underway.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/12/2019

Online Gambling Developer Accused of Swindling Investors Out of Millions

Online Gambling Developer Accused of Swindling Investors Out of Millions

Federal regulators are accusing a Las Vegas online game developer of gambling away part of his investors’ money.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/08/2019

Two Poker Pros Face Prison Time Over Drug Offenses

Two Poker Pros Face Prison Time Over Drug Offenses

Micah Raskin and Ali Fazeli are both facing serious time behind bars in separate criminal cases, PokerTube.com reports.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/05/2019

FBI: No Specific Motive in Vegas Mass Shooting That Killed 58

FBI: No Specific Motive in Vegas Mass Shooting That Killed 58

The high-stakes gambler responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history sought notoriety in the attack but left his specific motive a mystery, the FBI said Tuesday as it concluded the investigation of the 2017 massacre that killed 58 country music fans.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/29/2019

Former Kansas Trooper Sentenced in Wichita Gambling Probe

A retired 53-year-old highway patrol trooper was sentenced to a year of probation for lying to the FBI during an investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/29/2019

Buyers Line Up to Purchase Mobster's Former Vegas Home

Buyers Line Up to Purchase Mobster's Former Vegas Home

A Las Vegas home that once belonged to notorious Chicago mobster Tony Spilotro is up for sale.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2019

Police Convicted on Gambling-Related Charges

Police Convicted on Gambling-Related Charges

A former Dallas police officer and two suspended officers have been convicted on gambling-related charges.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/25/2019

Poker Pro Gets 18 Months Prison Sentence

Poker Pro Gets 18 Months Prison Sentence

A poker pro has been sentenced in a Santa Ana, California court to 18 months.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/24/2019

Costa Rica Law Enforcement Doubtful Sean Creighton Kidnapping Will Have Same Results as Ryan Piercy

Piercy was kidnapped in Costa Rica in 2015 and returned a month later

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/22/2019

Dario Extra: 5Dimes Owner Body Buried on Farm

Dario Extra is reporting that Sean "Tony" Creighton, the owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in Costa Rica is presumed dead.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2019

Officers Tied to 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Released

Officers Tied to 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Released

Two transit police officers arrested for their alleged involvement in the kidnapping of 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton have been released.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2019

Massive Tennis Match-Fixing Ring Unraveled

Massive Tennis Match-Fixing Ring Unraveled

The crooked tennis players knew him as “Maestro.” To European investigators, the Armenian based in Belgium is emerging as the suspected ringleader of an organized gambling syndicate suspected of fixing hundreds of matches and paying off more than 100 players from around Europe.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/16/2019

Death of Man Outside Casino Investigated as Homicide

Death of Man Outside Casino Investigated as Homicide

Sheriff’s officials say the death of a man whose body was found in a casino parking lot in Sauk County is being investigated as a homicide.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/16/2019

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appears to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appear to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

The mother of a suspected ring leader in the alleged kidnapping of 5Dimes owner Sean “Tony” Creighton, appears to have some ties to Malta and bookmakers who once operated there.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/15/2019

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN is the latest mainstream news media outlet in the United States to cover the apparent kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton in Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2019

Good Morning America Delves Into 5Dimes Sean Creighton Kidnapping Case

Sean Creighton, who lived in Costa Rica with his wife and children, was kidnapped over three months ago with a ransom demand.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/13/2019

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

Sean "Tony" Creighton, the missing owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in San Pedro, Costa Rica, was last seen at the home of a gang leader's grandmother.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2019

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Three suspects have been arrested in Spain tied to the disappearance and reported kidnapping of 5Dimes owner

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/12/2019

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Online Sportsbook Now Accepts Ethereum, Dash

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What is The Meaning of Pay Per Head?

What is The Meaning of Pay Per Head?

If you have any interest in sports betting or the sports betting industry, you have probably come across the term, “pay per head”.