Crime

Why Online Gambling Websites Require So Much Documentation

A lot of people balk at the idea that online gambling websites require various forms of documentation faxed in - often at the time of payout requests.  Some would argue that such documentation nee

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/23/2009

China’s Biggest Online Gambling Case on Trial

Twenty suspects in arguably the country's biggest online gambling case, involving 6.6 billion yuan ($966 million), stood trial in Shanghai yesterday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2009

Vietnamese-American Walks Free After Online Gambling Conviction

Having spent 6 months in a Vietnam prison, a Vietnamese-American was allowed to walk free this week. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/15/2009

Hush Hush Call Girl Ring in Charlotte had Panthers as Johns

The Carolina Panthers got dismantled on their home field this past weekend by a team that had only won 3 of its last 24 games on the East Coast.  And while everyone was talking about the Arizona C

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jan/12/2009

Former Indicted Miami Beach Mayor Advise to Ayre: RUN!

It's becoming more and more obvious that the United States government wants Bodog founder Calvin Ayre and they want him badly.  This week Gambling911.com learned that the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2009

The Anurag Dikshit Stimulus Package

In 2009 the United States government will be receiving a stimulus package from the most unlikely of individuals.  PartyGaming co-founder and billionaire, Anurag Dikshit, has agreed to forfeit more

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/08/2009

IRS Goes After Bodog

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has filed court documents describing how Bodog used a string of companies in Malta to circumvent U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/07/2009

Online Gambling Industry Outraged Over Terrorist Story

Many in the online gambling sector have been expressing disgust over a piece that ran in the London Telegraph this past week.  Considering Internet gambling in nearly all forms is embraced through

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2009

December a Bad Month For Sopranos Stars

December 2008 was not good for a few former Sopranos stars.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Jan/01/2009

Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard Arrested for Assault

English footballer Steven Gerrard has been arrested following an assault at a nightclub. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Dec/29/2008

Sahara Casino Armed Robbery Suspect Mug Caught on Tape

Las Vegas police have released stills of a man caught on video who is believed to have taken part in a robbery at the Sahara Casino two weeks ago.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/29/2008

PartyGaming is a Scary One-Eyed Monster With Little Bite

PartyGaming, once the world's largest online poker firm with more than half the market and a darling of the London Stock Exchange, has gone into free fall in recent years.  Amazingly, despite losi

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/29/2008

Doyle Brunson: Anurag Dikshit is Appropriately Named

In his latest blog, the man behind one of online poker's fastest growing rooms, Doylesroom.com, speaks candidly about Anurag D

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2008

South Korea: Internet Gambling Charges Up 700 Percent

This year, 1,681 people have been charged with illegal gambling over the Internet in South Korea compared to just 248 this year.  The rationale behind this:  In a struggling economy desperate peo

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/26/2008

PartyGaming Founder May Not Be Out Of Woods Yet

The online gambling sector was a little stunned last week when news first broke on sites such as Gambling911.com that PartyGaming co-founder, Anurag Dikshit, pled guilty to illegal Internet gamblin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/22/2008

Dikshit Prison Term Like Time At Resort Compared to India Jails

Anurag Dikshit, a co-founder of PartyGaming, pled guilty last week to illegal Internet gambling and agreed to cooperate with the U.S.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/22/2008

Armed Robbery at the Sahara Hotel Poker Room in Vegas

Las Vegas police were investigating an armed robbery at the Sahara Hotel that took place just before 6 pm Friday evening.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/20/2008

Anurag Dikshit Settlement to Open Up Can of Worms

The news that billionaire co-founder of online poker firm PartyGaming, Anurag Dikshit, has settled with the US Government for $300 million was bound to send shockwaves throughout the sector when th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2008

PartyGaming’s Anurag Dikshit to Settle With US Gov for $300 Mil

The billionaire co-founder of PartyGaming, Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2008

Grand Prive Online Casino Grand Theft

The highly respected APCW is reporting that online casino enterprise Grand Prive has shut down its affiliate program, leaving ad partners high and dry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/10/2008

Notorious Online Gambling Operator Faces Charges

Jeff Pearson, one of the original "online gambling operation scammers", has been taken into custody by Costa Rican authorities.  Pearson first set up Lucky's Casino in the late 1990's th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/10/2008

Man Indicted in Gambling Bust Faces Charges in Baby Beating

A Philadelphia man has been charged with violently beating his infant son. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2008

BetonSports Boss Wife Sits Down With Gambling911

Holly Kaplan is angry.  The wife of BetonSports founder, Gary Kaplan, is growing impatient with the US justice system.  It's been nearly two years since her husband was incarcerated and to date t

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/25/2008

10 to Life for Woman in Professional Poker Player Slaying

A woman has been sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for stabbing her husband-a professional poker player-to death in a Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, condominium last year.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/24/2008

BetonSports Founder Gary Kaplan Wife Responds to Accusations

BetonSports founder Gary Kaplan's wife, Holly, recently responded to an article appearing in the St.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/23/2008

Ecstasy Kingpin Desire to Sell Drugs Fueled by Gambling Addiction

Justice Frances Kiteley has sentenced ecstasy kingpin Sean Erez to 8 years behind bars after trying to deal in 4.5 kilos of cocaine, for which he was shot in an attempted robbery at a posh Toronto

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/22/2008

Costa Rican Sportsbook Owner a Rat Claims Site Moderator

Spring Valley police Officer David Lebron's defense lawyer today went after the character and testimony of a key prosecution witness, who had told the jury that Lebron tipped him off about pendin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/12/2008

Breaking News

Monster Stack Promises Over a $1 Million Payout to Winner

Monster Stack Promises Over a $1 Million Payout to Winner

The 2017 World Series of Poker Monster Stack was starting to wind down with the first place finisher to be paid out $1,094,349. 

Online Gambling Affiliate Bosses Sentenced in Bitcoin Scheme

Online Gambling Affiliate Bosses Sentenced in Bitcoin Scheme

A Florida man was sentenced to 5.5 years prison time for his role in a Bitcoin exchange money laundering scheme as well as the hacking of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Climbing The Ladder Of Pay Per Head Online Bookie Business With The Right Motive

Climbing The Ladder Of Pay Per Head Online Bookie Business With The Right Motive

Many businesses have shut down because operators failed to do the proper accounting of the money they thought the company had brought in.