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Former BetonSports CEO Sentenced to Under 3 Years

ST. LOUIS (Bloomberg News) - The former chief executive of an Internet gambling company, BetOnSports, was sentenced to 33 months in prison on Friday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2010

Pastor, 3 Men Charged in Online Gambling Scheme

A one time Evangelist pastor and three other men were charged for running an elaborate $10 million online gambling scheme on Monday.

The arrests come 11 months after a raid of the Gold Coast offices of Alan Davenport for allegedly bilking investors out of $10 million on a "sports arbitrage" scheme.  Davenport, once a pastor for the now defunct Reach Out for Christ Pentecostal church, ran the online gambling enterprise from his Australian home under the name World Trade Systems (WTS).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/11/2010

Camera Inside Washington Wizards Locker Room?

Police are looking to build their investigation into the shock NBA Washington Wizards Gilbert Arenas "gun pulling" incident that transpired a few weeks back and resulted in his "inde

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/08/2010

NY Authorities Go After Online Gambling Ring

Authorities in Staten Island and Brooklyn are closing in on dozens of Gambino mobsters involved in running a multimillion-dollar online gambling ring, specifically sports betting, according to the

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/08/2010

Robbers Take 100K From Casino Truck Stop

NEW ORLEANS - A pair of masked robbers stole $100,000 from a casino truck stop in New Orleans early Monday morning while technicians were taking money out of gambling machines, according to the NOP

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2010

North American Poker Tour Exposes PokerStars

A lucrative sponsorship deal of the North American Poker Tour will further help to boost market share for online poker's largest room, PokerStars.com.  The

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/06/2010

Kobe Bryant Favored as Next Gun Toting NBA Star?

One wouldn't think it....not Kobe Bryant.  But the oddsmakers at the oldest North American facing online sportsbook, Bookmaker.comSubmitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/04/2010

Next NBA Player To Get Caught Carrying A Gun Odds

As the NBA reviews the facts surrounding the alleged gun showdown between Gilbert Arenas and fellow Wizard Javaris Crittenton, Mickey Richardson and his team at Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2010

Poker Gambling Debt at Center of NBA Wizards Probe

Washington police continue to investigate an incident that allegedly took place in the NBA's Washington Wizards locker room in which two teammates drew guns on each other in an argument over a gamb

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/03/2010

Associated Press: Sports Bettor Guilty in Setting Car on Fire

A Staten Island man has pleaded guilty to setting a former employee's Mercedes-Benz on fire in Ocean County in 2004 out of revenge, the U.S. Attorney's office said.

James LaForte Jr., 32, also admitted Dec. 21 to handing out high-interest loans and then using threats and violence to collect on them - loan-sharking and extortion schemes that carry a maximum of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, the attorney's office said.
Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2009

South Carolina: Poker May No Longer Be Game Of Skill

The Poker Players Alliance praised a South Carolina court for recognizing poker as a game of skill earlier this year.  Nevertheless, five players -- Michael Williamson, Scott Richards, Bob Chiment

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/31/2009

Poker Games Magnet for Gun Toting Crooks

Poker games may no longer be safe.  Forget the authorities busting in your door, now players must contend with the fear of being robbed at gunpoint.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/30/2009

US Poker Players In Fear: Armed Robbers Target More Games

A series of poker game robberies in Texas over the past few weeks may have provided a precursor for more arm

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/27/2009

Australia Casinos a Hotbed for Organized Crime

Rupert Murdochs' Australian newspapers including The Herald-Sun, continue to run excellent (and balanced) coverage on the casino and gambling sector in Australia.

Let it be known that Murdoch also has some gaming (and igaming) interests, however they are further developed in the UK sector.  Media Man has incidental joined some of News Limited's b2b affiliate programs as goodwill and we utilise some of their newsfeeds, so there's your disclaimer before we swing into things.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2009

Former Lawmaker Stands Trial in China Mob Crackdown

CHONGQING, Dec.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/24/2009

Armed masked men rob bookmakers

Two masked men armed with a suspected knife and handgun robbed a bookmakers in Sunderland.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2009

High Stakes Poker Games Targets of Robbers

Texas poker games have become targets of robbers in Texas....but these are not the sharpest tools in the shed it seems.

You might recall how a pair of old geezers managed to stop robbers from getting away with cash stolen from a Texas card game a few weeks back.  Now comes word of another robbery, this one also foiled by players and cops.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/21/2009

Online Gambling: More Trouble for Jay Cohen?

Federal authorities in the USA are considering whether to recharge Internet gambling pioneer Jay Cohen with running an illegal online sports betting operation, after Cohen appeared on TV this wee

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/18/2009

Israel Based Online Gambling Site Internet1x2 Busted

A 10-year old troubled online gambling site that specialized in soccer betting has been busted up by Israeli police resulting in the arrests of 5 people.

Internet1x2.com (at one time also affiliated with a website called Yahoops.com, which the search portal Yahoo! threatened to sue) operated out of Israel and the Central American nation of Belize.  The company was started by two brothers, both of whom were former Israeli basketball players.  The online sportsbook has long endured a checkered past of slow pays.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2009

Punter Threatens to Burn Down Sportsbook

A DRUNK man threatened to burn down a Bridlington bookmaker's and verbally abused its staff after being told a winning bet he placed was void.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/11/2009

More Indictments Related to Online Poker Upcoming?

The Assistant US Attorney out of the Southern District of New York, Jeff Alberts, has confirmed that his office filed additional documents in the Court earlier this week related to an ongoing inves

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/10/2009

Offshore Bookie, Poker Player James Giordano Pleads Guilty

The controversial owner of an offshore sports betting operation based mainly on the island of St. Maarten has plead guilty.  The case was like something out of a James Bond film whereby authorities seized a laptop left by Giordano during a brief departure from his Long Island hotel room.  The investigation also involved several wire taps and informants.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/08/2009

Gambling Ref Tim Donaghy on 60 Minutes Sunday Night

With his new book about to come out, NBA gambling referee, Tim Donaghy, will be featured in his first ever interview on 60 Minutes Sunday night.  Among his disclosures:  The Mob threatened him.Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2009

Killings in England May Relate to Soccer Betting Ring

For over a year now, the murders of Zhen Xing Yang and his girlfriend Xi Zhou continue to be a mystery, though the alleged murderer has since been taken into custody.  You might recall the gruesom

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/03/2009

BetonSports Fined $28 Million, Gets Probation

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Submitted by Guest on, Dec/02/2009

Old Geezers Thwart Poker Tournament Robbery

The Texas Dolly, Doyle Brunson, would be proud.

Two Texas senior citizens stopped two young robbers after they ran off with cash from a poker tournament.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2009

Gambling Ref Tim Donaghy to Write Book

Disgraced NBA referee Tim Donaghy will be publishing his book after

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2009

Canadian Murder Suspect Sophon Sek Wants His Poker Winnings

Just days before 30-year-old Canadian Sophon Sek was arrested on charges of murder, he had won $364,364 in the British Colombia Poker Championship at the River Rock Casino in Vancouver.  Police co

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/30/2009

Breaking News

Pablo Escobar Hit Man Found in Violation of Parole, Found at Gambling Party

Pablo Escobar Hit Man Found in Violation of Parole, Found at Gambling Party

Colombian authorities are seeking to re-arrest a former hit man for late drug lord Pablo Escobar for violating his parole after he was caught partying with a major trafficker wanted by the U.S., prosecutors said Saturday.

Major Investment Firms Ready as Bitcoin Futures Launch Monday Morning

Major Investment Firms Ready as Bitcoin Futures Launch Monday Morning

Bitcoin futures began going live in the Asian market early Monday morning, and they could change the game for cryptocurrencies.

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