Crime

Molly’s Game: Trump Tower's Alleged Ties to Russian Gambling Ring

Molly’s Game: Russian Mobsters Allegedly Ran Trump Tower Gambling Ring

Federal agents once busted into Trump Tower in Manhattan rounding up 29 individuals suspected of having ties to a Russian organized crime run gambling ring

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/14/2016

Computer Geek Fined for Role in $103M Illegal Hell's Angels Betting Ring

Computer Geek Fined $400K for Role in $103M Illegal Betting Ring Tied to Hells Angels

A computer geek with alleged ties to the motorcycle gang, the Hell’s Angels, will have to pay a $400,000 fine for his involvement in a massive $103 million illegal gambling ring.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2016

Dying Mobster Gets 33 Months Prison in Extortion Case

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Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2016

Gambling Board Votes to Ban Reputed Philly Mob Boss Merlino

Pennsylvania's gambling board is barring the flamboyant alleged head of the Philadelphia Mafia "” who's currently facing racketeering charges "” from all casinos in the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2016

Violent Behavior Tied to Gambling Study Finds: Nearly Half Used Weapons

A new UK study appearing in the journal Addiction has found that men who gamble are more likely to have regular violent outbursts. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/07/2016

Lawyer Who Stole Money From Clients to Fuel Gambling Addiction Reinstated

The Iowa Supreme Court has decided to let an attorney who took more than $99,000 from a client resume practicing law.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/07/2016

Second Alleged Ex-Boston Mobster Charged in 1993 Murder

Second Alleged Ex-Boston Mobster Charged in 1993 Murder

A 61-year-old alleged former Boston mobster said on Friday he was not guilty of murdering an associate more than two decades ago, hours after being arrested on charges of slaying a witness in a federal investigation.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2016

Court: New Jersey Prosecutors Had Right to Seize $800K NFL Pool Money

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that a New Jersey county had the right to seize more than $800,000 from the operator of an NFL survivor pool.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2016

Man Sentenced to Five Years for Tax Evasion Tied to Sports Betting Biz

An associate of convicted political insider Antoin “Tony” Rezko was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years prison on tax evasion charges tied to a multimillion-dollar sports betting operation he ran in the 1990s.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/01/2016

$100 Mil Gambling Theft Down Under

$100 Million Gambling Theft Down Under

Australians lost $100 million as part of a massive gambling theft involving EFT fraud, stolen cash and false invoicing.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2016

Gambling Dad Arraigned Tuesday After Leaving Baby in Hot Car at Casino

Gambling Dad Arraigned Tuesday After Leaving Baby in Hot Car at Casino

Montez D’Angelo Sistrunk of Ypsilanti. Michigan, was arraigned Tuesday after he left a five-month old baby and two-year-old child in his car for nearly an hour early Monday morning while he went inside Detroit’s Motor City Casino to gamble. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2016

Motor City Mess: First Faulty Slots, Now Gambler Leaves Baby in Car for Hour

The Motor City Casino in Detroit has had quite an unlucky past couple of days.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2016

East Coast La Cosa Nostra Enterprise Shock Evidence: Rat Who Wore Wire Revealed

46 reputed mobsters charged with extortion, gambling, gun-running, violent acts of retribution, loan-sharking and more were caught on both audio tape and video tape by the feds, according to reports.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2016

Two More Arrests Tied to AZ Illegal Poker Biz That Pushed PPA Propaganda

Two more arrests have been made in connection to a raid that took place last week at a Glendale, Arizona illegal poker establishment, Poker Union.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2016

Man Who Ran Illegal Sports Betting Scheme Now Suing IRS

A Bloomington, Minnesota, man accused of running an illegal sports betting scheme in North Dakota is suing the Internal Revenue Service.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2016

Standoff at Harrah’s Casino in Joliet Ends Peacefully

A late morning standoff at the Harrah’s Casio in Joliet, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, has ended peacefully.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2016

UFC Fighter Nick Diaz Attacked Inside Vegas Casino

UFC fighter Nick Diaz was attacked Wednesday at the Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas shortly after 2:30 am .

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2016

Man Charged in Slaying of Woman at Austin Gambling Room

Austin police have arrested a man in the slaying of a woman at an illegal gambling room during what investigators call a botched robbery attempt.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2016

Officer Gave Intel to Vietnamese Gang in Gambling Case: One Gator Seized

Officer Gave Intel to Vietnamese Gang in Gambling Case: One Gator Seized

San Jose's police chief, and representatives from the FBI and DEA held a press conference at 3 pm Pacific Standard Time to discuss the apprehension of a 9.5 year veteran of the force, Derrick Antonio. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2016

Veteran Police Officer Arrested in Connection With Vietnamese Gambling Ring Takedown

Derrick Antonio, a veteran of the San Jose, California Police Department, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leading sensitive information to Vietnamese gang members who operated an illegal gambling ring.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2016

Clippers Jamal Crawford Once Received Death Threats After Gambling Losses

LA Clippers guard Jamal Crawford says he once lost so much money gambling with the likes of fellow NBA stars Michael Jordan and Ray Allen along with other professional gamblers that he would receive death threats.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2016

No Case Against Robert Allenby After Casino Arrest: Goes on Twitter Rant

45-year-old Australian golfer Robert Allenby was arrested two weeks ago outside an Illinois casino for disorderly conduct and trespassing.  On Monday prosecutors said they would not pursue the matter any further.  

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2016

12 Arrested Tied to Houston Gambling Biz: Military-Style Weapons Recovered

12 Arrested Following Houston Gambling Raids: Military-Style Weapons Recovered

Twelve individuals have been arrested in connection to running an illegal gambling ring out of the Houston area.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2016

Skinny May Have Made Bail: Other Alleged Mob Associates Not So Lucky

Skinny May Have Made Bail: Other Alleged Mob Associates Not So Lucky

Not all mob associates have been able to come up with the $5 million Philadelphia Mafia head Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino made bail with late last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

Mobster Known as ‘The Undertaker’ Released From Prison on $1 Mil Bond

46-year-old mobster Ralph “The Undertaker” Balsamo was released from prison Tuesday on a $1 million personal recognizance bond, secured by four signatures, and backed by $200,000 in cash or property.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2016

Mafia3 Shows Rise of Mob – The Heist Trailer Unveiled

Mafia3, an upcoming action-adventure video game developed by Hangar 13 and published by 2K Games, is set to debut with a bang this coming October.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2016

Hooters Casino in Vegas Robbed a Second Time in Three Months

Hooters Casino in Vegas Robbed a Second Time in Three Months

The Las Vegas Hooters Casino has been robbed a second time in 3 months.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

Three Face Charges for Role in Running Illegal Phoenix Poker Biz

Three Face Charges for Role in Running Illegal Phoenix Poker Biz

Three men arrested last week in a raid of an illegal Phoenix establishment appeared in a court to face charges Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

PokerStars' Owner Amaya Says Baazov Stepped Down, But Stays On

Amaya Inc (AYA.TO) (AYA.O), owner of gambling websites PokerStars and Full Tilt, said Chief Executive David Baazov, who was charged with insider trading by Quebec's securities regulator, stepped down on Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

Mobster Daughter Made Death Threat to ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ Housemate

Security had to be beefed up for this past Friday’s “Celebrity Big Brother” eviction episode following an apparent death threat of sorts made by a mobster’s daughter appearing on the program.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

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Types Of Poker Bonus Codes Explained

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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.