Crime

Cantor Fitzgerald Gambling Affiliate Settles Investigation With Ties to Pinnacle Sports

Cantor Fitzgerald Gambling Affiliate Settles Investigation With Ties to Pinnacle Sports

Authorities on Monday announced that Cantor Fitzgerald’s gambling arm has agreed to pay out $22.5 million to settle allegations of illegal gambling and money laundering

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2016

Accused Mobster in Largest US Art Heist Near Death

An accused mobster on what may be his death bed once again denied knowing anything about the whereabouts of paintings stolen from a Boston museum in the largest art heist in U.S. history, his lawyer said on Saturday.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2016

Former Mayor, Wife Sentenced in Gambling Scheme

Former Mayor, Wife Sentenced in Gambling Scheme

The former mayor of Lake Station will serve four years in prison and pay tens of thousands of dollars in fines for using campaign money and city food pantry funds to gamble.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/01/2016

G911 World Exclusive: Visa Confirms Banning of Americans for Binary Options Trading

G911 World Exclusive: Visa Confirms Banning of Americans for Binary Options Trading

Visa vice-president for corporate media relations Connie Lee Kim provided Gambling 911 an exclusive statement about the matter.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/30/2016

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 1: Wife Shot 13 Times

Regular readers of Gambling911.com have been exposed to the stories of bookies whose wives suddenly turn up dead of unnatural causes (i.e. brutally murdered).

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/30/2016

Mobster Robert ‘Bobby’ DeLuca to Plead Guilty to Murder

Mobster Robert ‘Bobby’ DeLuca to Plead Guilty to Murder

WPRI Providence is reporting that mobster Robert “Bobby” DeLuca will plead guilty to charges he lied to investigators regarding a 1993 gangland slaying of Boston nightclub owner Steven DiSarro.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/27/2016

Fraudster Impersonated Dead Mum to Steal £66K From Pension for Gambling

Fraudster Impersonated Dead Mum to Steal £66K From Pension for Gambling

The Sun reports that a heartless fraudster, Maria Blacklock, is accused of impersonating her dead mum in an effort to steal £66,000from her pension that she later lost at the casinos. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/27/2016

Woman Faces Charges After Trying to Mow Man Down in Casino Parking Lot

A woman is facing charges after authorities said she tried to run over a man stemming from a dispute over an Albuquerque casino parking spot.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2016

Two Shot at Café Where Dozen Illegal Gambling Machines Seized

Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a cafe where at least a dozen illegal gambling machines were later seized.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2016

Gangster Nabbed in Japan Baseball Gambling Scandal Involving Giants

Gangster Nabbed in Japan Baseball Gambling Scandal Involving Giants

Police arrested a senior criminal gang member and two others on Sept. 24 for allegedly organizing baseball gambling involving former Yomiuri Giants players, The Mainichi reported on Saturday. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/24/2016

Mobster’s Soft Side: Newly Discovered Al Capone Letter With Love and Kisses

Mobster’s Soft Side:  Newly Discovered Al Capone Letter With Love and Kisses

Did notorious gangster Al Capone have a soft spot? An intimate letter he penned from prison suggests the ruthless racketeer could handle tenderness almost as skillfully as his Tommy Gun.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/23/2016

InsideOption Shuts Down Day After Daily Mail Story on Scam Outfit

Gambling911.com can reveal exclusively that Israeli-based binary options company InsideOption has shut its doors just 24 hours after the Daily Mail exposed the alleged scheme.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2016

Armed Assailant ID’d in Foxwoods Casino Fall Death

Allegedly pulled gun out on officers before being shot and falling to his death

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/22/2016

Mob Informer Gets Parole, New Identity Courtesy of Florida Governor

Mob Informer Gets Parole, New Identity Courtesy of Florida Governor

Florida Governor Rick Scott and the state Cabinet on Wednesday ended the long prison sentence of a robber-turned-mob informant who reportedly helped to break up the Gambino crime family in Florida and New York.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/21/2016

Law Enforcement Summit: ‘Current Approach to Sports Betting in US Not Working’

Current laws concerning illegal sports betting in the US have simply drawn the activity underground

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2016

Professional Tennis Player Banned 9 Months After Gambling on Matches

The Tennis Integrity Unit says French player Constant Lestienne has been banned for seven months for gambling on matches, with half of the sentence suspended.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/21/2016

Betting Scam Orders Staff to ‘Rape Clients Out of Their Cash’

Thousands of individuals targeted by the binary options scheme.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2016

Foxwoods Casino Patron Shot by Police, Dies After Falling Four Floors

Foxwoods Casino Patron Shot by Police, Dies After Falling Four Floors

An unidentified Foxwoods Casino patron was pronounced dead after being shot by police and falling four floors from a parking garage.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2016

Sex Parlor Suspects Laundered Cash Through WinStar World Casino

Sex Parlor Suspects Laundered Cash Through WinStar World Casino

Fifteen women arrested last month for running brothels and Korean message parlors in the Dallas, Texas area were members of a multimillion-dollar prostitution ring, according to court documents. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2016

FIFA YouTuber Charged With Promoting Online Gambling to Minors

FIFA YouTuber Charged With Promoting Online Gambling to Minors

A popular YouTube personality has been charged with promoting unlawful gambling in the UK to minors.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/18/2016

Daughter of Late Mobster John Gotti Home Raided by FBI

Daughter of Late Mobster John Gotti Home Raided by FBI

Victoria Gotti, the daughter of late mob boss John Gotti, had her home raided for the second time by the feds in so many weeks.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2016

Rampage at Senior Citizen Community Brought on by Poker Game

A 77-year-old man who shot three people, killing one, at the senior apartment complex where he lived had grown distant recently and had been angry about frequent poker games in the building's common area, according to people who knew him.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/15/2016

Online Gambling Hating Philippines President Reportedly Ordered Killings of 1000

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte reportedly ordered the killings of approximately 1000 dissidents, criminals and opponents when he was still a city mayor, claims hitman Edgar Matobato.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/15/2016

Bookie in 2000 Match-Fixing Scandal Arrested in London

Bookie in 2000 Match-Fixing Scandal Arrested in London

Sanjeev Chawla, the key accused in the 2000 match-fixing scandal, has been arrested in London following India's request. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2016

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

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?”