Crime

Leniency Considered for Mobster Convicted in Genovese Social Club Case

Leniency Considered for Mobster Convicted in Genovese Social Club Case

A Brooklyn federal judge is considering allowing a convicted mobster-turned-model prisoner an early release.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2017

Assassin of North Korean Leader Brother Thought She was Part of Comedy Show

Assassin of North Korean Leader Brother Thought She was Part of Comedy Show

Woman claims she thought she was taking part in comedy show Just for Laughs

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2017

Wichita Witch Hunt? More Names Surface in Poker, Casino Probe

Wichita Witch Hunt?  More Names Surface in Poker, Casino Probe

Two other Wichita, Kansas men’s names have been revealed as part of a US Justice Department probe where information thus far has been scarce.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/16/2017

What’s Going on in Kansas? Federal Probe of Poker Player Leads to Wire Tap of Governor

What’s Going on in Kansas? Federal Probe of Poker Player Leads to Wire Tap of Governor

Not since the Wizard of Oz has there been this much excitement in the state of Kansas: Wiretaps of government officials, more

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/15/2017

Kansas Governor Confirms His Calls Intercepted: Ties to Local Poker Pro?

Kansas Governor Confirms His Calls Intercepted: Ties to Local Poker Pro?

Kansas Governor confirms his calls intercepted and received similar letter where local poker pro is subject of investigation

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/15/2017

Fight at Newly Opened Casino Over Sexual Foursome Leads to Arrests

A fight over how many people should partake in a sexual romp resulted in the arrest of a Massachusetts casino at the newly opened Rivers Casino and Resort in Upstate New York.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/15/2017

Woman Arrested in Airport Slaying of North Korean Leader’s Macau-Bound Brother

Woman Arrested in Airport Slaying of North Korean Leader’s Macau-Bound Brother

Two female assassins believed to have pulled off murder at busy airport

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/15/2017

North Korean Leader’s Brother Slain at Airport: Was Heading to Macau to Gamble

North Korean Leader’s Brother Slain at Airport: Was Heading to Macau to Gamble

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assassinated at a Kuala Lumpur airport

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2017

Wichita Businessman, Poker Pro Brandon Steven Subject of Federal Probe

Wichita Businessman, Poker Pro Brandon Steven Subject of Federal Probe

FBI and US Department of Justice mum on subject of investigation

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2017

Celeb Costa Rica Gambling Ring Members Fear They’ve Been Caught in Mob Wiretaps

Celeb Costa Rica Gambling Ring Members Fear They’ve Been Caught in Mob Wiretaps

Celebs the likes of James Caan, Tony Danza, Regis Philbin and more fear they were on wiretaps placing illegal bets

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2017

2nd Man Arrested in Double Shooting at Casino

2nd Man Arrested in Double Shooting at Casino

Police have arrested a second individual the believe is responsible for shooting two victims at a popular casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/13/2017

Poker Player Turned Pimp Faces Trial, Girlfriend Enters Guilty Plea

Poker Player Turned Pimp Faces Trial, Girlfriend Enters Plea Deal

Woman said her poker player “pimp’ regularly threatened her and demanded she make a certain amount of money per day

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/12/2017

Cricket Match Fixing Bookie Identified Following Suspension of Key Players

Cricket Match Fixing Bookie Identified Following Suspension of Key Players

Bookie is alleged to have met with batsmen Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/12/2017

Bookie Attacks on Rise as Frustrated Gamblers Lose £100 Every 20 seconds

The attack on bookies is on the rise and only getting more violent.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/12/2017

Dramatic Police Chase Ends at Maryland Live Casino: Was Case of Mistaken Identity

Dramatic Police Chase Ends at Maryland Live Casino: Was Case of Mistaken Identity

A man chased through two Maryland counties was not involved in a carjacking and shooting that led to his arrest Saturday at the Maryland Live! Casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2017

48 Hours: Susan Berman on Vegas and the Mob, Her Murder and Did Durst Do It?

48 Hours: Susan Berman on Vegas and the Mob, Her Murder and Did Durst Do It?

Susan Berman and Robert Durst were friends for over 30 years when she was shot in the back of the head in her Los Angeles home on Dec. 24, 2000.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2017

FIFA Gambling Site Owners Charged With Promoting to Minors

FIFA Gambling Site Owners Charged With Promoting to Minors

One boy reportedly gambled away more than $700 in a single day

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/10/2017

Missing Teen Not Tied to Illegal Gambling Biz: Step Bro Tried to Burn it Down Though

Missing Teen Not Tied to Illegal Gambling Biz: Step Bro Tried to Burn it Down Though

A missing Spencerport, New York teenager has no ties to an individual arrested last month for his alleged role in an illegal Rochester gambling business.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2017

John Gotti Grandson Gets 8 Years Prison Sentence

John Gotti Grandson Gets 8 Years Prison Sentence

His namesake plead guilty this week following an arrest last August

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2017

Will Tom Brady’s Jersey Be Recovered by the End of February? Bet on It

Will Tom Brady’s Jersey Be Recovered by the End of February?  Bet on It

Odds are good he’ll recover it, at least in the mind of the BetOnline oddsmakers

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/08/2017

Police Seek Suspect in Casino Garage Shooting

Police Seek Suspect in Casino Garage Shooting

Baltimore police have arrested one individual and are seeking another in the double-shooting that occurred in the Horseshoe Casino parking garage last weekend.  

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/06/2017

Neighbor Who Tried to Mow Down Sports Handicapper Enters ‘Mental Illness’ Plea

Neighbor Who Tried to Mow Down Sports Handicapper Enters ‘Mental Illness’ Plea

A retired Whitehall Township attorney accused of thrice trying to run down his neighbor and pet cat admitted to having stopped taken his medication for mental illness at the time of the incidents. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/02/2017

Judge Urges Release of ‘Reformed’ Mobster: Now Taking Spin Classes

A Brooklyn federal judge has asked prosecutors to reduce the sentence of a “reformed” mobster, citing his spin classes among other life changing activities.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/01/2017

Hearing Scheduled Thursday for Man Accused of Trying to Mow Down Sports Capper

Hearing Scheduled Thursday for Man Accused of Trying to Mow Down Sports Capper

Tried to run down "Philly Prince" and his cat on three different occasions

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/01/2017

Mobster Wanted to Wait Until After Super Bowl to Turn Himself In

Mobster Wanted to Wait Until After Super Bowl to Turn Himself In

Anthony “The Kid” Camisa was one of 46 charged last August as part of East Coast mobster syndicate

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/30/2017

Second Trial Set for Alleged Staten Island Bonanno Mobster

Anthony "Skinny" Santoro, of Great Kills, and his three co-defendants -- Vito Badamo, Nicholas Santora and Ernest Aiello – will be tried again following a mistrial. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/28/2017

Three Men Charged With Illegal Sports Betting

Three Men Charged With Illegal Sports Betting

Three men have been charged for their alleged role in an illegal sports betting ring for more than six years.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/28/2017

Man Loses at Casino, Robs Bank, Then Returns to Gamble With Stolen Funds

Man Loses at Casino, Robs Bank, Then Returns to Gamble With Stolen Funds

A 52-year-old Charleston, West Virginia man has plead guilty to robbing a bank and using the stolen money to gamble at a casino where he had just lost all his funds.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2017

Murder Charges Dropped Against Two Poker Players in Christmas Night Casino Killing

Murder Charges Dropped Against Two Poker Players in Christmas Night Casino Killing

Former Army Ranger Fernando Duarte was shot 13 times outside casino by one of two poker players he reportedly threatened

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2017

Man Who Got ‘Mafia’ Mention Out of ‘Godfather’ Film has Died

Man Who Got ‘Mafia’ Mention Out of ‘Godfather’ Film has Died

The son of a legendary New York Mafia boss has died of complications from diabetes at the age of 71.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Breaking News

I’m a Bookie, Get Me Out of Here…… Indonesia

I’m a Bookie, Get Me Out of Here…… Indonesia

There are plenty of nations in the world that make gambling illegal, the vast majority of Muslim majority countries among them.

Court Upholds Death Sentence in Killing of Baby, Grandmother in Gambling Plot

Court Upholds Death Sentence in Killing of Baby, Grandmother in Gambling Plot

Prosecutors argued man hatched the kidnapping plot to pay for a gambling habit

Sportsbook Rental: Is There Really Such a Thing?

You are a corner bookie looking to build up your business and the thought crosses your mind: “Why not find a sportsbook rental?”