Unsolved Mysteries of Gambling Part 5: Where in the World is WSEX’s Jay Cohen?

Where is Jay Cohen?

Internet sports betting's biggest bandit has seemingly disappeared off the face of the earth, ever since the online sportsbook he co-founded, World Sports Exchange, went belly up in 2013 and stiffed hundreds of customers out of thousands of dollars.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/30/2015

TV Tout Show ‘Money Talks’ Shifts Networks and is Renewed for a Third Season

"Money Talks," the reality television show that follows the day-to-day trials and tribulations of Las Vegas sports handicapper Steve Stevens, has been renewed for a third season, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/26/2015

Unsolved Mysteries of Gambling Part 4: Who Killed PokerListings Boss Andreas Oscarsson?

More than six years after he was found shot to death in his luxury home in Sweden, the murder of 36-year-old Andreas Oscarsson, owner and founder of PokerListings.com, remains an Unsolved Mystery of Gambling.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/19/2015

Despite Growing Up in Vegas, Presidential Candidate Marco Rubio Hates Gambling

Things are shaking out in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

Jeb Bush and Chris Christie have flamed out.

Scott Walker and Rick Perry have dropped out.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/15/2015

New TMZ Slot Machine Lets Players Become Part of the Action

Over the years, there have been many gambling pioneers who have left their marks on the industry and made Las Vegas what it is today.

Benny Binion.

Bob Stupak.

Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal.

Harvey Levin.

Harvey Levin???

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/06/2015

Unsolved Mysteries of Gambling Part 3: Did the Shrink Fake His Own Death?

The date was April 10, 2010, a Sunday--Easter Sunday, in fact.

That morning, rumors started appearing on the Internet, via sports betting posting forums and elsewhere, that a well-known figure in the sports betting world--Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner--had died.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/30/2015

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 6: Mark Del Popolo, Attorney at Flaw

He was a lawyer who thought he was above the law.  In reality, though, he was an early e-scamster who gave both bookmaking and bunco a bad name.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/24/2015

Gambling911.com World Exclusive: Online Poker to Become Permanent Event at WSOP

LAS VEGAS -- An online poker tournament, which was part of this year's World Series of Poker (WSOP) for the first time ever, will become a permanent event at the WSOP, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/17/2015

Evil Poker Players 2: Shawn Sheikhan, Poker Pervert

With the death of Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston Jr. a few years ago, the most famous professional poker player who is also a child molester is now Iranian immigrant and Las Vegas resident Shahram Sheikhan, 46, who goes by the nickname "Shawn" but is better known by his other nickname--"The Poker Pervert."

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/15/2015

Unsolved Mysteries of Gambling Part 2: What Really Happened at Gary Austin’s Sportsbook

The year was 1979 and a new cable television channel called the Enterntainment and Sports Programming Network--ESPN for short--was debuting.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/08/2015

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 5: Shill Edition

When it comes to bookies behaving badly, few were as slimy or sleazy as the one nicknamed "The Shill"--Steve Schillinger.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/04/2015

Would a Third President Bush be Good for Gambling?

Gambling911.com examines the candidate’s record.

BetOnline

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/30/2015

Presidential Candidate Scott Walker a Hypocrite on Gambling

When it comes to gambling, Wisconsin governor and Republican Presidential candidate Scott Walker can be described in one word.

Hypocrite.

As in, say one thing and do another.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/24/2015

Presidential Candidate John Kasich Involved in Ohio Gambling Controversy

Ohio governor John Kasich was late getting into the race for the Republican nomination for President of the United States, but he's already one of the leaders in the polls.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/17/2015

Of All The Presidential Candidates, Chris Christie is the Most Gambling-Friendly

This is one article in an ongoing Gambling 911 series on 2016 Presidential candidates and their views on gambling issues.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/11/2015

Presidential Candidate Donald Trump and Gambling: What is His Record?

A dismal failure on all fronts, Gambling911.com can reveal

Four years ago, Gambling 911 profiled the candidates running for President of the United States in regard to their views on gambling issues.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/04/2015

History is Made Today as WSOP Holds First-Ever Online Poker Tournament

LAS VEGAS -- Today is an historic day for Internet gambling.

For the first time ever, an online poker tournament will be an official bracelet event at the World Series of Poker (WSOP).

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/02/2015

Daily Fantasy Sports Marries Poker at the WSOP in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- Two of the most popular forms of wagering in America--poker and daily fantasy sports--for the first time ever are being combined into one event at the World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/28/2015

G911 Responds to Haley Hintze Hit Piece: Calls Her Out on Past Dealings

Gambling 911 owner and publisher Chris Costigan has responded to a personal attack made by a poker news website that blames him in part for the fiasco involving Lock Poker, an online poker site that went out of business and stiffed its customers out of their winnings.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/26/2015

G911 World Exclusive: Martin Jacboson Will Defend WSOP Main Event Title

LONDON -- 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Martin Jacobson of Sweden will be at this year's WSOP to defend his title, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/22/2015