Crime

Evil Poker Players Part 6: He Followed Female Casino Patrons Home, Then Robbed Them

Evil Poker Players Part 6: He Followed Female Casino Patrons Home, Then Robbed Them

Gambling911.com is back with its uber popular Evil Poker Players series, this time focusing on an aspiring poker pro turned armed robber

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/24/2016

Man Crashes Car Through Casino, Found With Meth, Shot Gun

Man Crashes Car Through Casino, Found With Meth, Shot Gun

A man is facing several charges after ramming his car through a casino Thursday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/23/2016

Mobster’s ‘Great Christmas’ Included Home Invasion That Would Have Yielded $300K

Mobster’s ‘Great Christmas’ Included Home Invasion That Would Have Yielded $300K

Mobster: “Nothing gets my juices flowing like putting a gun to someone’s head, taking their stuff and making it mine.”

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/23/2016

How a Former US Secret Agent Got Back $2Mil for Binary Options Victims

How a Former US Secret Agent Recovered $2 Million for Binary Options Victims

Attorney Haggai Carmon spent 20 years tracking money launderers for the US Department of Justice. He says the binary options industry’s ‘layering’ reminds him of a sophisticated espionage or terror organization

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2016

Manhunt Under Way for Bookie Terrorist

Manhunt Under Way for Bookie Terrorist

United Kingdom authorities continue to hunt down an armed robber who has terrified bookmaker staff. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2016

Gambling ‘Hustlers’, Bookies Charged in Online Gambling, Oxycodone Sting

Gambling ‘Hustlers’, Bookies Charged in Online Gambling, Oxycodone Sting

Three online gambling sites based out of Costa Rica named in complaint

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2016

Montreal Mobster Sentenced in Hit of Ex-Bonanno Boss

Raynald Desjardins was sentenced Monday to fourteen years behind bars for his lead role in the 2011 hit of ex-Bonananno boss Salvatore “Sal the Ironworker” Montagna following a souring of their relationship.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2016

FBI Agent Leaked Info From Billy Walters, Phil Mickelson Insider Trading Probe

FBI Agent Leaked Info Related to Billy Walters, Phil Mickelson Insider Trading Probe

Walters asks Judge in his case if agent should be punished, wants prosecutors to show more of their hand

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2016

Genovese Family Mobsters Busted for Offshore Gambling Ring

Genovese Family Mobsters Busted for Offshore Gambling Ring

More than a dozen reputed members of New York’s infamous Genovese crime family have been arrested on a slew of charges stemming from a bust dubbed “Operation Shark Bait.”

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/16/2016

Waiter Who Threatened to Shoot Manager’s Wife and Children had Gambling Problems

A waiter who owed significant gambling debts was sentenced to six years, seven months in prison following a brazen home invasion.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2016

Liquor Board Chairman Resigns After DUI Leaving New MGM National Harbor Casino

Liquor Board Chairman Resigns After DUI Leaving New MGM National Harbor Casino

Caldwell attempted to leverage his position on the commission to get out of his arrest

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2016

Son of Soprano’s Star Arrested For Spray-Painting a Swastika on College Dorm

Son of Soprano’s Star Arrested For Spray-Painting a Swastika on College Dorm

The son of a top star on the hit HBO mob series The Sopranos has been charged with spray-painting a Swastika on the dormitory at Purchase College.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2016

Chinese Embassy Ready to Assist Gambling Tycoon Jack Lam

Mainland China has said it is prepared to offer consular assistance to a local gambling junket magnate Jack Lam following an order for his arrest by Philippine authorities and its President last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2016

Gronk a Mobster?

Gronk a Mobster?

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowsky may essentially be done for the rest of this season following surgery but we may be seeing plenty more of him during the offseason.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/11/2016

JPMorgan Employee Charged in Stealing $5 Mil From Bank to Pay Off Gambling Debts

JPMorgan Chase Charged in Stealing $5 Mil From Bank to Pay Off Gambling Debts

A former JPMorgan Chase & Co employee who has been ordered to attend counseling for gambling is facing criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to defraud the bank out of $5 million in order to pay personal debts.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2016

Reputed Mobster and Brothel Owner Pleads Guilty in Plot to Kill Rival

A Nevada man said to be part of a New Jersey mob family for which HBO’s “The Sopranos” was modeled after has admitted to plotting the death of an organized crime rival.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2016

Ohio Mayor Pleads Guilty to Illegal Gambling, Racketeering

A former longtime northeast Ohio mayor accused of taking bribes in exchange for jobs and running an illegal gambling house has pleaded not guilty to numerous charges.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2016

Lam Still on Lam as Philippines President Takes Aim at Casino Tycoon

Lam Still on Lam as Philippines President Takes Aim at Casino Tycoon

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the arrest of Jack Lam, one of Asia's top casino kingpins, on charges of economic sabotage and bribery, according to the country's police chief.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2016

Sordid Lifestyle of Slain Aussie Mobster Revealed by Ex-wife

Sordid Lifestyle of Slain Aussie Mobster Revealed by Ex-wife

The ex-wife of slain Aussie mobster Pasquale Barbaro says he would read Bible verses to his children during the day and film naked escorts in the evenings. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2016

Boston Attorney Swindled Thousands From Clients for Drugs, Gambling

Authorities say a Boston attorney swindled tens of thousands of dollars from clients and associates and used the money to lease a Mercedes-Benz and rent an $11,000 penthouse apartment.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2016

Pete Rose Ex-Bookie Found Dead: Was Once Shot in Head

A man found dead in his Ohio apartment last month has been identified as a former bookie for baseball hits leader Pete Rose.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2016

Philippines Gambling Czar on the Lam, Fears Duterte Police Squads

Philippines Gambling Czar on the Lam, Fears Duterte Police Squads

The Philippines Department of Justice has issued a “Be on the Lookout” bulletin for Macau casino tycoon Yin Lok Lam, better known as Jack Lam.  The Government has revoked his investor’s visa.  

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2016

Regulators Look at Possible Impact of Legalized Marijuana on Casino Sector

Gambling regulators in Massachusetts are looking into the possible impact of legalized marijuana on the state’s emerging casino industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2016

Holy S*%@ Part 2: Poker Playing Pedophile Priest in Jail on $1 Million Bail

Holy S*%@ Part 2: Poker Playing Pedophile Priest in Jail on $1 Million Bail

When Father Kevin Gugliotta wasn’t uploading images of little Johnny being fondled, you could find this holy man playing in poker tournaments.... and winning.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2016

Man Shot Over Gambling Debt

Man Shot Over Gambling Debt

A Palm Beach Gardens, Florida man was shot over an apparent gambling debt this week according to CBS 12.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2016

Girlfriend of Slain Australian Mobster Bombarded With Threats, Hitman Speaks Out

Girlfriend of Slain Australian Mobster Bombarded With Threats, Hitman Speaks Out

Hitman testifies Barbaro offered hefty sum to kill debt collector as slain mobster's girlfriend continues to be tormented by Internet troll

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2016

Bookies Behaving Badly, Part 13: The Curious Case of the Clueless Culosi

Bookies Behaving Badly, Part 13: The Curious Case of the Clueless Culosi

Police say Dr. Salvatore J. "Sal" Culosi Jr. was a bookie behaving badly.  Behaving so badly, in fact, that they shot him dead.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2016

President-Elect Trump Meets With Man Who Brought Down Online Poker in US

President-Elect Trump Meets With Man Who Brought Down Online Poker in US

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara indicted executives of three online poker rooms in April 2011

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2016

Paddy Power Prosecuted but Spared Criminal Convictions

Paddy Power Prosecuted but Spared Criminal Convictions

Ireland’s biggest bookmaker appeared in court in recent days charged along with four other companies for violating anti-spam regulations.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2016

Four Men Charged With Execution of Mobster Pasquale Barbaro

Four Men Charged With Execution of Mobster Pasquale Barbaro

Following the arrests of nine individuals on Tuesday, four have been charged directly with the execution of mobster Pasquale Barbaro on a Sydney, Australia street just over two weeks ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2016

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?”