Crime

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

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

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Court Reinstates Convicted Mobster's 40-Year Sentence

Court Reinstates Convicted Mobster's 40-Year Sentence

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that U.S. District Judge Edward Korman overstepped his authority when he reduced sentence