Crime

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 12: How a Blackjack Pro Took Down a Drug, Gambling Empire

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 12: How a Blackjack Pro Took Down a Drug, Gambling Empire

Gambling911.com has some excerpts from this week’s Rolling Stone magazine’s powerful piece on a gambler, Robert J. Cipriani, who helped take down an alleged crime boss.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2016

Arrests Made Across Australia Amidst Probe of Pasquale Barbaro Murder

Arrests Made Across Australia Amidst Probe of Pasquale Barbaro Murder

Arrests as part of massive raid with charges including murder, Mobster gunned down outside his car two weeks ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2016

Former PokerStars Employee Avoids Prison Time

Former PokerStars Employee Avoids Prison Time

A former employee of online gambling company PokerStars pleading guilty Monday in connection with a long-running U.S. criminal case

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2016

Pokemon Go Game Linked to 105 Crimes Including Robberies, Sex Offenses

Pokemon Go Game Linked to 105 Crimes Including Robberies, Sex Offenses

Stats collected over just a one-month period included 6 sexual offenses, 3 drug crimes and 37 robberies

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2016

Philippines Detains Thousands as Part of Crackdown on Internet Gambling

China is concerned over the Philippines' detention of more than a thousand Chinese nationals during a crackdown on online gambling, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, in what could be a strain for ties that have warmed in recent months.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2016

‘I Loved Him but I Didn’t Like Him,’ Mother of Slain Mobster Says After Modest Funeral

‘I Loved Him but I Didn’t Like Him,’ Mother of Slain Mobster Says After Modest Funeral

“He was a lost soul and probably did most of the things reported, but I will always love him,” his mother told the press this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/27/2016

Holy S*$% Part I: Monsignor Kevin McAuliffe Siphoned Off $650K From Prayer Funds

Holy S*$% Part I: This Gambling Priest Siphoned Off $650K From Prayer Funds

There may be a reason why many of the world’s faiths frown upon gambling.  In this new series, Gambling911.com examines the often ungodly relationship between the church and gambling activities.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/26/2016

OK Sheriffs Embroiled in Embezzlement, Sexual Assault and Illegal Gambling

This year, at least five Oklahoma sheriffs have found themselves crossways with the law, but they are not unique.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/25/2016

Gambling Addiction Drove These Deadly Women to Kill

A cold-blooded aunt whose niece helped kill her husband with the promise of payment for a sex change.  A mother and daughter trade a family member for money. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/25/2016

How This Town Became a Hub for Poker and Porn

How This Town Became a Hub for Poker and Porn

This town lost a countless number of jobs, was in need of a new industry and in recent years got one………. porn and poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/23/2016

Three Crown Casino Employees to Face Formal Charges in China

Three Crown Casino Employees to Face Formal Charges in China

China has indicated to Australia that it will prosecute three Australian employees of a casino operator over suspected gambling crimes, the Australian foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/22/2016

Goon Bites Off Gambling Protester’s Ear

A group of gamblers brutally attacked a 28-year-old youth after he protested their activities.  One of the members of the gang ultimately bit off the young man’s ear.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/21/2016

Mobster Lukey DiMatteo Sentenced to 5 Years for $100K Shakedown of Tattoo Parlor

Mobster Lukey DiMatteo Sentenced to 5 Years for $100K Shakedown of Tattoo Parlor

A Colombo mobster has been sentenced to five years prison time for a $100,000 shakedown of a Brooklyn tattoo parlor.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2016

Murdered Mobster Pasquale Barbaro: The Brawl and the Hot Portuguese Girlfriend

Murdered Mobster Pasquale Barbaro: The Brawl and the Hot Portuguese Girlfriend

Police still searching for men who executed mobster outside of Sydney Monday night in hail of bullets as Barbaro's hot girlfriend emerges from the bloodshed with hot spread - see sexy layout

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 11: Wu Done It? Forensic Files and The Greek

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 11: Wu Done It? Forensic Files and The Greek

Bookies Behaving Badly is back!  This enormously popular series kicks off the new season with “Wu Done It? Forensic Files and The Greek”.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2016

New Police Taskforce Established to Tackle Underworld Crime Networks in Australia

New Police Taskforce Established to Tackle Underworld Crime Networks in Australia

Following the execution style death of organized crime figure Pasquale Barbaro Monday night near Sydney, Australia, a new police task force has been placed in charge of targeting underworld criminal activity.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2016

Montreal Mafia: Defense Attorney Gerardo Nicolo Attempted to Bribe Officers

The Montreal Gazette report on what it calls the “bar of gold” to “fool’s gold” and the downfall of Mob defense attorney Gerardo Nicolo, 48.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/17/2016

Names of Those Indicted in Rhode Island Gambling Case Released

Names of Those Indicted in Rhode Island Gambling Case Released

The names of some 20 individuals indicted as part of a grand jury case tied to illegal gambling in Rhode Island have been released.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2016

Chilling Last Words of Gunned Down Mobster: 'Open the f***ing door'

“Open the f***ing door” were the last words uttered by mobster Pasquale Barbaro before being gunned down Monday night just outside of Sydney Australia. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2016

Man Who Beat Girlfriend at Casino Sues Over Excessive Drinks

A Pennsylvania man imprisoned for four years after beating his girlfriend at the Sands Bethlehem Casino is now suing the establishment claiming they served him too many free drinks.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2016

20 Indicted for Running Illegal Multimillion Dollar Sports Betting Ring

Authorities in Rhode Island say 20 people have been indicted by a grand jury on charges connected to an organized multimillion dollar criminal gambling conspiracy.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2016

Casino Video of Slain Pasquale Barbaro Appears in Court Trial Just Hours After Murder

Casino Video of Slain Pasquale Barbaro Appears in Court Trial Just Hours After Murder

Casino video footage featuring Pasquale Barbaro speaking with Brothers 4 Life boss played in court as evidence of a murder trial just hours after Barbaro’s execution west of Sydney Monday night. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Kansas City Chiefs Odds Alert: Father of James Winchester Shot Dead at Airport

Kansas City Chiefs Odds Alert: Father of James Winchester Shot Dead at Airport

The father of Kansas City Chiefs long snapper James Winchester was shot dead at Oklahoma City Will Rogers Airport Tuesday.  He was a Southwest Airlines employee.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

Slain ‘Informant’ Mobster Had ‘Lots of Enemies’, Wore Bulletproof Vest on Streets

Victim, Pasquale Barbaro, had previous survived being shot six times last year

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2016

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

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?”