Crime

What Killed the Mob in Western New York?

What Killed the Mob in Western New York?

The Buffalo News features a story this weekend on whatever became of Western New York State’s crime families.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/19/2017

79-Year-Old Woman Embezzled Over $1.2 Million for Gambling

79-Year-Old Woman Embezzled Over $1.2 Million for Gambling

Police say a 79-year-old Omaha woman embezzled more than $1.2 million from her employer and blew it gambling at casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2017

Ring Leader in Dafabet.com Online Gambling Case Sentenced

Ring Leader in Dafabet.com Online Gambling Case Sentenced

Defendant sentenced to just under 15 months but most of that was already time served.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2017

Woman Leaves Infant in Running Car While She Gambles Inside Casino

Woman Leaves Infant in Running Car While She Gambles in Casino

Baby was left in running unlocked vehicle for over an hour

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/14/2017

Fugitive Mobster Detained Following Facebook Posting

An Italian mobster wanted for nearly 20 years was put behind bars Saturday after being tracked down via Facebook.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2017

Black Friday US Attorney Who Took Down Full Tilt Poker Ousted

Black Friday US Attorney Who Took Down Full Tilt Poker Ousted

Preet Bharara among 46 US Attorneys asked to leave Friday evening.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/11/2017

21 Charged in Vegas Casino Money Laundering Scheme

21 Charged in Vegas Casino Money Laundering Scheme

Defendants used counterfeit cards and stolen credit card numbers and the services of employees from high end Brazilian steak houses

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2017

New Charges Leveled Against Mayor Accused of Hosting Underage Strip Poker Game

The former mayor of Stockton, California, pleaded not guilty to embezzlement, grand theft and money laundering on Monday

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/07/2017

Poker Celeb Danny Masterson Denies Sexual Assault Claims

Poker Celeb Danny Masterson Denies Sexual Assault Claims

Hollywood actor and poker celebrity Danny Masterson has denied sexual assault allegations lodged against him by three women. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/06/2017

Sentencing Delayed for Man Who Tried to Kill Handicapper

Sentencing Delayed for Man Who Tried to Kill Handicapper

Victim tells G911 he’s obtained “Dirty Harry” gun for protection

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/06/2017

Celebrity Poker Player Danny Masterson Investigated Over Alleged Sexual Assaults

Celebrity Poker Player Danny Masterson Investigated Over Alleged Sexual Assaults

Three females have come foward claiming the actor sexually assaulted them.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/05/2017

Man Who Left Casino, Robbed Bank, Then Returned to Gamble Gets Sentenced

Man Who Left Casino to Go Rob Bank Then Returned to Gamble Gets Sentenced

Drug addicted gambler was sentenced to 18 years in prison

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/03/2017

Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre Backs Bitcoin Founder to Patent Technology

Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre Backs Bitcoin Founder to Patent Technology

The two have filed 63 blockchain-related patents last year and 27 this year

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/02/2017

Wichita Eagle Files Motion in Wiretapping Probe of Local Poker Pro

The Wichita Eagle has filed a federal court motion requesting information on the FBI wiretapping of local city businessmen including a big name poker pro.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/01/2017

Feds Seek Pension of Former NFL Player Reggie Rucker Related to Gambling Theft

Feds Seek Pension of Former NFL Player Reggie Rucker Related to Gambling Theft

Federal prosecutors say former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker owes more than $110,000 for stealing from two charities,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/01/2017

Mob Boss Sentenced in Online Gambling Case: Once Threatened to Shoot Reporter

Mob Boss Sentenced in Online Gambling Case: Once Threatened to Shoot Reporter

Femia was already serving time in prison for operating an online poker network

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/28/2017

Slain Brother of North Korean Leader Spent Years in Exile Gambling and Drinking

Slain Brother of North Korean Leader Spent Years in Exile Gambling and Drinking

It wasn't what you'd expect of a man once tipped to be the next dictator of North Korea.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/28/2017

Absolute Poker Founder Returns to US to Face Charges

Absolute Poker Founder Returns to US to Face Charges

On the lam since April 2011, Absolute Poker founder Tom Scott has finally turned himself in to US authorities last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/27/2017

Man Who Robbed Elderly Woman of $400 at Casino Caught on Video

Man allegedly swiped woman's casino credits while she was looking away.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/26/2017

Nerve Agent Found on Slain North Korean Leader’s Brother on Way to Gamble in Macau

Nerve Agent Found on Slain North Korean Leader’s Brother on Way to Gamble in Macau

VX nerve agent, a chemical the United Nations classifies as a weapon of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/24/2017

eBay Removes Trump Taj Mahal Sign Amidst Law Enforcement Probe

eBay Removes Trump Taj Mahal Sign Amidst Law Enforcement Probe

Online auction had already yielded $7500

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Suspects in N. Korean Slaying Coated Their Hands With Poison

Suspects in N. Korean Slaying Coated Their Hands With Poison

The women suspected of fatally poisoning the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un were reportedly trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on Kim Jong Nam’s face. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Former Fed on Probe of Wichita Poker Pro: ‘Timing of Letters Unusual’

Former Fed on Probe of Wichita Poker Pro: ‘Timing of Letters Unusual’

“Normally those types of notifications are made or affected after the indictment rather than before,” former agent says.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Yes Sweden Has a Crime Problem – Poker Community Knows All Too Well

Yes Sweden Has a Crime Problem – Poker Community Knows All Too Well

Sweden in world spotlight following US President Donald Trump’s weekend comments

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2017

CCTV Footage Shows Deadly Assault of North Korea Leader’s Gambling Loving Bro

CCTV Footage Shows Deadly Assault of North Korea Leader’s Gambling Loving Bro

CCTV footage purportedly showing the deadly assault in Malaysia on the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by a woman - WATCH IT HERE

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2017

Portland Police Officer Fired for Making Threats while Armed During Poker Game

Portland Police Officer Fired for Making Threats while Armed During Poker Game

A newly released report on investigations into misconduct by Portland police says an officer resigned under threat of firing for driving drunk in a patrol car while on duty to answer a call.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/18/2017

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

Breaking News

Scott Blumstein vs. Dan Ott in 2017 WSOP Main Event Final: Who Wins?

Scott Blumstein vs. Dan Ott in 2017 WSOP Main Event Final: Blumfield Wins

With France’s Benjamin Pollak eliminated in 3rd place, an American was going to win this year's WSOP Main Event Final

Where Can I Find Online Bookie Software in Eau Claire, La Crosse, Dubuque

Where Can I Find Online Bookie Software in Eau Claire, La Crosse, Dubuque

You can find online bookie software catering to those throughout Western Wisconsin down to the three corners by Dubuque, Iowa.

Where Can I Find Online Bookie Software in Minneapolis, St. Paul

Where Can I Find Online Bookie Software in Minneapolis, St. Paul

You can find online bookie software catering to those in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area by visiting AcePerHead.com