Crime

Police Hunt Down Robber Involved in Vegas Casino Heist

Police Hunt Down Robber Involved in Vegas Casino Heist

Authorities are looking for a robber who wore a stocking-type mask and displayed a handgun during a heist last week at the Tuscany casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Australian Crime Figure Shot Dead

Australian Crime Figure Shot Dead

A member Australia’s Barbaro crime family was found shot to death near his car on a Sydney street Monday night. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Two Gamblers Suing Casino Over Cyber Hack

Two Gamblers Suing Casino Over Cyber Hack

Two gamblers who allege their privacy was breached are spearheading a proposed class action against an Ontario casino whose databases were hacked.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Bonanno Mobster Vinny Gorgeous New Prison a ‘Cleaner Version of Hell’

Bonanno Mobster Vinny Gorgeous New Prison Described as ‘Cleaner Version of Hell’

Vincent Basciano has spent 11 years in solitary confinement “under conditions usually reserved for terrorists”

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2016

Casino Rama Resort in Canada Hacked

A major Canadian casino has been hit by a cyberattack in which sensitive customer, employee and vendor data was stolen, its management said on Thursday, warning there is a risk the information will be published.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2016

Staten Island Mob Movie Teaser Released: ‘Bound By Debt’

Staten Island Mob Movie Teaser Released: ‘Bound By Debt’

Several Staten Island MMA actors star in the upcoming film “Bound By Debt”. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/12/2016

One of 18 Crown Resort Employees Released by Chinese Authorities

One of 18 employees of Australia's largest casino operator detained in China a month ago for suspected gambling crimes has been released on bail, the company said on Saturday.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/11/2016

Macau Former Chief Prosecutor Charged With Nearly 2000 Crimes

Macau Former Chief Prosecutor Charged With Nearly 2000 Crimes

The one-time chief prosecutor of the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau has been charged with nearly 2000 crimes including setting up a criminal syndicate, abuse of power, and money laundering.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2016

Federal Agents Arrest Nine Members of Brooklyn Organized Crime Syndicate

US federal agents arrested nine reputed members of a Brooklyn-based Russian organized crime syndicate they allege to be engaged in racketeering, extortion, loansharking, drug trafficking and illegal gambling charges.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/09/2016

Banker Gets 4 Years Prison Time for $95Mil Scheme to Feed Gambling Addiction

The Department of Justice said Friday that Andrew Caspersen received four years in prison from a Manhattan federal court judge. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/08/2016

Old School Bookie ‘The Saint’ Dies Just Days After Prison Release

New England mobster Anthony “The Saint” St. Laurent, who was convicted of trying to hire someone to kill a rival mafia member, died Monday, two weeks after being released from federal prison. He was 75. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2016

Former Bellagio Craps Dealer Sentenced for $1 Million Scam

Former Bellagio Craps Dealer Sentenced for $1 Million Scam

Dealer along with three others defied 452-billion-to-1 odds

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/06/2016

William Hill Website Down Following Cyber Attack

William Hill Website Down Following Cyber Attack

The United Kingdom’s largest bookmaker, William Hill, saw its site crash this past Tuesday and now the betting firm has confirmed this was all a result of an orchestrated cyber attack.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/04/2016

TheHill.com: Video Shows Trump with Alleged Mob Figure He Denied Knowing

Video Shows Trump with Alleged Mob Figure He Denied Knowing

Video shows GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump along side mobster attending Wrestlemania event

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2016

Kansas City Woman Found Guilty of Stealing $441K From Lottery Winner

Kansas City Woman Found Guilty of Stealing $441K From Lottery Winner

A federal court jury in Kansas City on Thursday found 43-year-old Freya Pearson guilty of tax evasion and defrauding a local lottery winner out of more than $440,000.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2016

‘Saint’ Mobster Gets Release From Prison

‘Saint’ Mobster Gets Release From Prison

A notorious Rhode Island mobster has been released from prison after serving seven years for attempting to hire a hitman to murder a rival mobster.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2016

DraftKings, FanDuel Agree to $12M Settlement With New York

DraftKings and FanDuel will pay $6 million apiece to New York state to resolve lawsuits alleging the daily fantasy sports companies engaged in false advertising under a legal settlement announced Tuesday

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2016

Breaking News: Probe Into Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands

Nevada's state gambling regulator is investigating allegations that Las Vegas Sands Corp casinos allowed high-stakes Chinese players to bet millions of dollars in other people's names

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/25/2016

Bookie in UTEP Basketball Betting Scandal Pleads Guilty

A former UTEP student who graduated from the school with a finance degree in 2015 entered into a guilty plea Friday to a charge stemming from an illegal bookmaking operation that accepted wagers from three Miner men’s basketball players. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2016

Australia's Crown Says No Charges Laid Against Staff Held in China

Australia's Crown Says No Charges Laid Against Staff Held in China

Australia's top casino operator Crown Resorts said on Thursday no charges had been laid against 18 of its staff held in China for alleged gambling crimes.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2016

Assault Charges Against Former Browns Player, Gambling Addict Dropped

An Ohio judge has dismissed assault and menacing charges against former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker, who police had said grabbed a man's throat and threatened to shoot him in a dispute over golf course etiquette.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/19/2016

Sleazy CA Mayor Accused of Hosting Strip Poker Game for Minors Get Charges Reduced

Sleazy CA Mayor Accused of Hosting Strip Poker Game for Minors Get Charges Reduced

Anthony Silva was arrested in August after authorities seized the 42-year-old Republican mayor’s cellphone and discovered four videos and 23 photos.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2016

Australia Seeks Access to Crown Resorts Exec Held in China: Macau Fears Grow

Australia Consular officials on Tuesday visited two of the Crown Resorts executives being held by Chinese authorities, including Crowns’ VIP International executive vice-president, Jason O’Connor.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2016

Kevin Costner Wants All In On ‘Molly’s Game’

Reports surfaced Monday that Kevin Costner is in talks to play Jessica Chastain’s father in the upcoming poker flick “Molly’s Game”.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2016

Australia's Crown Resorts 'Deeply Concerned' About Employees Detained in China

Billionaire James Packer, the majority owner of Australian Crown Resorts Ltd, said on Tuesday he was very concerned for 18 company employees detained in China for suspected "gambling crimes."

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2016

China Detention of Casino Officials Sees Gambling Companies Stocks Plummet

On Sunday, Gambling911.com reported on how Chinese officials had detained a number of employees of Australian casino firm Crown, owned by gambling magnate James Packer.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2016

Crown Resorts Employees Detained in China

An undisclosed number of Crown Resorts employees have been detained by the Chinese government for suspicion of gambling crimes. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2016

Former Online Poker Employee Pleads Guilty

A former employee of internet gambling company PokerStars pleaded guilty on Thursday to operating an illegal gambling business, as part of a long-running case by U.S. prosecutors against the online poker industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2016

Court Orders New Trial for Lawyer Convicted in Gambling Ring

An attorney convicted of leading a $300 million gambling ring that used a veterans charity as a front and led to the resignation of Florida’s lieutenant governor is getting a new trial.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2016

Mobster, Informant Charles ‘Chucky’ Porter Dead

The highest ranking mobster in Pittsburgh, Charles “Chucky” Porter, has died at the age of 82.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2016

Breaking News

Hohes Risiko? Online-Glücksspiel mit Bitcoins

Hohes Risiko? Online-Glücksspiel mit Bitcoins

Bitcoins sind eine sehr kontroverse Form von Online-Währungen, mit sowohl positiven als auch negativen Bewertungen in den Nachrichten. Bitcoin wurde jedoch auf viele verschiedene Arten verwendet.

Types Of Poker Bonus Codes Explained

Types Of Poker Bonus Codes Explained

Online poker rooms depend on the number of player traffic in order to keep their site alive. You can’t blame them for trying to get as many players on their tables as possible.

Former U.S. Attorney Talks FBI Investigation of Wichita Poker Pro

Former U.S. Attorney Talks FBI Investigation of Wichita Poker Pro

Former U.S. Attorney Randy Rathbun told KWCH12 Wednesday some cases can take months to present to a grand jury.