Crime

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

Clues Emerge in Online Poker Portal Founder’s Murder

An extortion plot may be at the center of a murder that rocked the online poker world this past August. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/23/2009

Online Poker Room Investigated by Police

Maltese police are in the process of investigating a now defunct online poker room network that included websites BetOnBet, Eurolinx and Linx Casino, who shut down following the liquidation of pare

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/23/2009

Mafia Tomato Gets Squished

By MURRAY WEISS and CHUCK BENNETT, NY Post

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/19/2009

Sports Betting: More Alleged Mobsters in New York Busted

Around two dozen alleged mobsters were busted Wednesday morning during a massive probe into a multi-million dollar sports betting and loansharking operation in the New York City area.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2009

Online Gambling List at Center of Fed Ex Driver Attack

The driver of a Fed Ex truck in North Quincy, Massachusetts was brutally attacked while carrying Submitted by Guest on, Nov/18/2009

Internet Gambling: Man Jailed for Refusing to Testify

One more Kansas City man was jailed for refusing to testify in an Internet gambling investigation. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2009

Israel Police Bust Internet Gambling Operation

Israel Police and the Tax Authority officials broke up a massive online gambling ring on Monday.s

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2009

WSOP Finalist Darvin Moon No Saint

He may wear a New Orleans Saints cap when playing at this year's World Series of Poker (WSOP) but court records indicate that finalist Darvin Moon is no saint.  Like last year's WSOP finalist, Dav

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/09/2009

Online Poker Probe Casts Ominous Shadow Over 2009 WSOP

As the 2009 World Series of Poker final table is set to get underway this weekend, fears are mounting that US authorities might try to make a powerful statement by announcing new indictments into a

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2009

Soccer Officials Detained in China Over Gambling Probe

Hu Yinan, China Daily

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2009

BetonSports Siblings Sentenced to House Arrest

Following news that BetonSports.com founder, Gary Kaplan, will serve just over a year in prison, reports have surfaced that family members will be assigned to house arrest.

Brother, Neil Scott Kaplan, and sister, Lori Beth Kaplan-Multz, who had worked for the company, pleaded guilty in June to two felony conspiracy charges and agreed to turn over more than $6 million held in Swiss bank accounts, according to a report in the St. Louis Dispatch.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2009

Kaplan Will Be Free In Just Over a year

BetonSports founder Gary Kaplan has already served most of his sentence and, as such, will only be incarcerated for another year and couple of months.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/02/2009

BetonSports Gary Kaplan Gets 51 Months in Prison

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Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2009

Disgraced Ex-NBA Referee Tim Donaghy to be Released

By Frank Fitzpatrick, Philly Inquirer Staff Writer

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2009

Online Gambling Processors Cave in to US Attorney Office

The Optimal Group Inc.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/30/2009

Online Gambling: Golden Casino Still at Center of MD Investigation

An investigation into online gambling payment processors by the US Attorney's office out of Baltimore, Maryland continues to hone in on the Internet casino Golden Casino.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2009

New York Racing Operation Owner Tied to BetOnLine Case

By Matt Hegarty

www.drf.com

Andrew Berg, the owner of the New York-based racing operation Gumpster Stable, surrendered his license to the New York State Racing and Wagering Board on Oct. 21 after being indicted on charges of recruiting people to bet through an illegal gambling operation (BetOnLine.com), according to regulators and law-enforcement officials.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2009

Phillies Fan Offered Sex for World Series Tickets

Philadelphia Phillies fan Susan Finklestein wanted World Series tickets bad.....REAL BAD!

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2009

Poker Site Makes Wilmette Police Blotter

From the Wilmette, Illinois local paper police blotter:

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2009

Poker Player Faces Up To 24 Years Behind Bars

DENVER - A gambler who bet the house on an illegal poker and sports-betting operation in Denver with several high-stakes or well-known players, lost it all on Monday when he pleaded guilty to a fel

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2009

Accused Money Launderer No Longer Involved With Processor

The lawyer for one of two people charged in a probe into online gambling payment processors has told a l

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2009

It’s Business As Usual At BetOnLine.com Despite Arrests

BetOnLine.com reps insist that customers monies are safe and that they have nothing to do with any credit business even after thirty individuals connected with the Panama City-based online gambling

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/26/2009

Poker Player Who Killed Parents Won’t Get Death Penalty

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office will not seek the death penalty for Ernest Scherer III, now 31, who is accused of killing both his parents. former San Ramon Valley schools trustee Ernest Scherer Jr., 60 and Charlene Abendroth, 57, a longtime Cal State East Bay accounting lecturer, were both found brutally stabbed and beaten to death in their Pleasanton home last year.  Both the father and son were well known on the professional poker circuit.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/26/2009

BOL Loon Claimed Bookie Tried to Have Him Killed

We received the call a little over two years ago.  The tipster told Gambling911.com that BetOnLinec.com was "under investigation" and that "we should report this". 

The individual calling us claimed to have been a partner with Joseph Fafone, who on Tuesday was arrested at the Rochester, New York Airport as part of a Queens District Attorney's investigation into BetOnLine.

"I am working with the Feds," said the tipster.  "I have to.  My life is in danger."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2009

Maryland Online Gambling Investigation Seizes Emails

California online payment-processor, Electracash, Inc., continues to be charged by federal investigators out of Maryland who are in the midst of probing the industry.  The primary target appears t

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2009

Breaking News

eSports Platform Backed by Marc Cuban Gets Malta License

eSports Platform Backed by Marc Cuban Gets Malta License

The eSports platform Unikrn has been awarded a gambling license in Malta.

Crown Casinos Facing Money Laundering Charges, Accused of Machine Tampering

James Packer’s Crown Resorts is facing investigations by federal money laundering authorities and casino regulators in at least two states, the Guardian and other media outlets were reporting Thursday. 

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