Crime

Judge Compares Texas Teacher Pot Consumption in Colorado to Gambling in Vegas

Judge Compares Texas Teacher Pot Consumption in Colorado to Gambling in Vegas

A Texas judge has ruled that a former teacher should not be punished for consuming marijuana while in Colorado. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Western Union Fined $586 million for Colluding With Organized Crime

Western Union Fined $586 million for Colluding With Organized Crime

The popular money transfer service Western Union has been fined $586 million for allegedly colluding with organized criminal elements in an effort to circumvent money laundering laws.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

Naked Man Gunned Down at Casino Identified

Naked Man Gunned Down at Casino Identified

Authorities are identifying a 57-year-old Arizona man who died and the Las Vegas police officer who shot him

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/23/2017

Knife Wielding Naked Man Gunned Down in Gambling Hall by Police

Knife Wielding Naked Man Gunned Down in Gambling Hall by Police

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says one of its officers fatally shot a knife-wielding naked man when he charged the officer after not complying with the officer's commands

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/22/2017

Las Vegas Sands Settles Bribery Case

Las Vegas Sands Settles Bribery Case

Las Vegas Sands Corp agreed to pay a $6.96 million criminal penalty to end the U.S. Department of Justice probe

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2017

Police Arrest Armed Man at Casino: Barricaded Himself in Bathroom

Police Arrest Armed Man at Casino: Barricaded Himself in Bathroom

Sparks police have arrested an armed man after a standoff with a SWAT team at a hotel-casino where two floors briefly were evacuated.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2017

Notorious Mobster Pleads No Contest in 25-Year-Old Murder

Providence, Rhode Island mobster Robert “Bobby” DuLuca, 71, plead no contest Wednesday at Kent County Court to conspiracy to commit murder.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2017

Packers Fan Commits Armed Robbery at Sportsbook

Packers Fan Commits Armed Robbery at Sportsbook

Police are looking for an armed robber who held up the sports book at a casino on the Nevada-Utah line.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2017

‘Tyrannical’ Philly Mafia boss Nicodemo ‘Little Nicky' Scarfo Dies in Prison

During this nearly five-year reign as Philly Mafia boss, some 25 mobsters and associates met violent ends

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2017

Casino Killer Passes Away From Self-Inflicted Gunshot

Casino Killer Passes Away From Self-Inflicted Gunshot

A man accused of shooting another man to death at a casino last week then turning the gun on himself has died from his wounds.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2017

This Law Firm Manager Jailed for $2.1 Million Fraud to Support Gambling Habit

A former law firm manager has been jailed for six-and-a-half years after siphoning $2.1 million from trust accounts to fund her pathological gambling habit.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/13/2017

Match Fixing in Spotlight Once Again on Eve of Grand Slam

Match Fixing in Spotlight Once Again on Eve of Grand Slam

For Rafael Nadal and the other stars of tennis, there's a familiar ring to the questions being raised as the first ball is about to be struck at the Australian Open.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2017

In Fight Between Casino Moguls, a Spotlight on the FBI

In Fight Between Casino Moguls, a Spotlight on the FBI

In April 2015, a sworn statement submitted in a Nevada lawsuit between rival casino moguls Steve Wynn and Japan's Kazuo Okada contained an unusual assertion.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2017

TwoPlusTwo Posting Forum Hacked, Information Compromised

TwoPlusTwo Posting Forum Hacked, Information Compromised

The popular TwoPlusTwo.com posting forum, which is among the most read by poker players, has been compromised according to the site operators.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2017

Cocaine Kingpin, Gambling Ring Leader Made Millions in Australia

A former University of Southern California football player has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for running an international drug and gambling ring that also laundered millions of dollars.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2017

Another Business With Alleged Ties to Montreal Mafia Burns to Ground

Another Business With Alleged Ties to Montreal Mafia Burns to Ground

A commercial mall that burned to the ground Monday was home to a hair salon owned by an individual with alleged Montreal mob ties.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2017

Man Who Applied for Player’s Club Card at Casino Robs it Hours Later

Man Who Applied for Player’s Club Card at Casino Robs it Hours Later

A man who broke into the Best Bet Casino in Helena, Montana December 29 was caught as a result of his applying for a player’s club card just hours before.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2017

Two Employees Involved in Attempted Murder-Suicide at Casino: One Dead

Two Employees Involved in Attempted Murder-Suicide at Casino

One person is dead and another injured after what appears to be an attempted murder-suicide at the Grand Casino in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2017

Player Banned for Match Fixing

Player Banned for Match Fixing

A former Australian Open junior boys' finalist has been banned from the sport for seven years by the Tennis Integrity Unit after being found guilty of match-fixing offenses at a minor tournament in 2013.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2017

More Binary Options Fallout as Banc De Binary to Close Down

More Binary Options Fallout as Banc De Binary to Close Down

”It’s become the wild west in the past few months,” a Banc de Binary spokesperson said of the binary options sector

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2017

Manhunt Underway for ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Man Following Casino Shooting

Police in Shasta County were on the lookout for an “armed and dangerous” suspect wanted for the shooting of a man in the parking lot of the Win-River Resort & Casino early Monday morning.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2017

Feds Accuse Casino Execs of Stealing Millions

Feds Accuse Casino Execs of Stealing Millions

An indictment handed down by a federal grand jury Thursday accuses executives of one US casino of stealing at least $6 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2017

Poker Machine Arson Case Highlights Concerns Over ‘Gambling Rage’

Poker Machine Arson Case Highlights Concerns Over ‘Gambling Rage’

A 21-year-old Queensland, Australian man was denied bail after being accused of setting fire to and destroying 40 poker machines at a Beenleigh pub.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2017

Hawaiian Gardens Casino Part of Money Laundering Probe: Could Lose License

Hawaiian Gardens Casino Part of Money Laundering Probe: Could Lose License

A Los Angeles area casino, the Hawaiian Gardens Casino, may lose its gambling license following money laundering concerns.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

Woman Arrested in Fatal Hit and Run in Casino Parking Lot

A Broward County woman has been arrested for the fatal hit and run of a man outside the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek last Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

Former USC Football Player Set to Plead Guilty in Gambling, Drug Case

Former USC Football Player Set to Plead Guilty in Gambling, Drug Case

Allegedly ran massive offshore sports betting empire out of Peru and trafficked "well over a ton of cocaine" in US

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2016

Casino Patron Who Tipped Cocktail Server With Valium Arrested

Casino Patron Who Tipped Cocktail Server With Valium Arrested

A 46-year-old New Jersey man was arrested late Thursday after tipping a casino cocktail server with the powerful sleeping drug Valium.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2016

Casino Fined After Getting Gambler Drunk, Leading to Deadly DUI

Casino Fined After Getting Gambler Drunk, Leading to Deadly DUI

Casino was fined $50,000 and must pay it within 21 days or risk losing its license

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2016

DA Warns It Won’t Pursue Sands Thieves if Casino Does Not Get Act Together

The Northampton County District Attorney tells Sands it better pay up $10 Million

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2016

Arrests Made in Shooting Death of Marine Outside Miccosukee Casino Christmas Night

Two men have been arrested and charged in the shooting death of a former marine outside a South Florida casino Christmas night.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2016

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?”