Gambling

Notorious Mobster Pleads No Contest in 25-Year-Old Murder

Providence, Rhode Island mobster Robert “Bobby” DuLuca, 71, plead no contest Wednesday at Kent County Court to conspiracy to commit murder.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2017

Packers Fan Commits Armed Robbery at Sportsbook

Packers Fan Commits Armed Robbery at Sportsbook

Police are looking for an armed robber who held up the sports book at a casino on the Nevada-Utah line.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2017

RealBet Sportsbook Payout Delays Mounting: Complaints Total $19K Owed

RealBet Sportsbook Payout Delays Mounting: Complaints Total $19K Owed

SportsBookReview.com has reported that RealBet Sportsbook recently acknowledged slow payouts but failed to offer a reason why.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2017

Supreme Court Delays Decision on New Jersey Sports Betting

Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were dealt a no-decision of sorts Tuesday

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2017

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Defends DraftKings as ‘Job Creator’

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Defends DraftKings as ‘Job Creator’

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is planning to tell a Beacon Hill commission that Boston-based daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has added more than 100 jobs in the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2017

Roulette Bet Pays $3.5 Million on Live Television

Roulette Bet Pays $3.5 Million on Live Television

The Brazilian businessman was shown celebrating with friends after the huge win that made headlines worldwide

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2017

‘Tyrannical’ Philly Mafia boss Nicodemo ‘Little Nicky' Scarfo Dies in Prison

During this nearly five-year reign as Philly Mafia boss, some 25 mobsters and associates met violent ends

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2017

Casino Killer Passes Away From Self-Inflicted Gunshot

Casino Killer Passes Away From Self-Inflicted Gunshot

A man accused of shooting another man to death at a casino last week then turning the gun on himself has died from his wounds.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2017

This Law Firm Manager Jailed for $2.1 Million Fraud to Support Gambling Habit

A former law firm manager has been jailed for six-and-a-half years after siphoning $2.1 million from trust accounts to fund her pathological gambling habit.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/13/2017

Nevada, Atlantic City See Largest Revenue Increases in Years

Nevada, Atlantic City See Largest Revenue Increases in Years

Nevada has seen its biggest profit hike since 2008.  Atlantic City posted it first revenue hike in 10 years.   

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2017

Match Fixing in Spotlight Once Again on Eve of Grand Slam

Match Fixing in Spotlight Once Again on Eve of Grand Slam

For Rafael Nadal and the other stars of tennis, there's a familiar ring to the questions being raised as the first ball is about to be struck at the Australian Open.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2017

In Fight Between Casino Moguls, a Spotlight on the FBI

In Fight Between Casino Moguls, a Spotlight on the FBI

In April 2015, a sworn statement submitted in a Nevada lawsuit between rival casino moguls Steve Wynn and Japan's Kazuo Okada contained an unusual assertion.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2017

Sands Bethlehem Slots Winner Denied $1624 Winning Jackpot

But casino got fined $50,000 because of her.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2017

Cocaine Kingpin, Gambling Ring Leader Made Millions in Australia

A former University of Southern California football player has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for running an international drug and gambling ring that also laundered millions of dollars.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2017

Another Business With Alleged Ties to Montreal Mafia Burns to Ground

Another Business With Alleged Ties to Montreal Mafia Burns to Ground

A commercial mall that burned to the ground Monday was home to a hair salon owned by an individual with alleged Montreal mob ties.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2017

Man Who Applied for Player’s Club Card at Casino Robs it Hours Later

Man Who Applied for Player’s Club Card at Casino Robs it Hours Later

A man who broke into the Best Bet Casino in Helena, Montana December 29 was caught as a result of his applying for a player’s club card just hours before.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2017

Topbet Comments on Payout Complaints

Topbet Comments on Payout Complaints

Topbet Sportsbook says it is investigating a payout complaint submitted to the website SportsBookReview.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2017

Player Banned for Match Fixing

Player Banned for Match Fixing

A former Australian Open junior boys' finalist has been banned from the sport for seven years by the Tennis Integrity Unit after being found guilty of match-fixing offenses at a minor tournament in 2013.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2017

More Binary Options Fallout as Banc De Binary to Close Down

More Binary Options Fallout as Banc De Binary to Close Down

”It’s become the wild west in the past few months,” a Banc de Binary spokesperson said of the binary options sector

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2017

Manhunt Underway for ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Man Following Casino Shooting

Police in Shasta County were on the lookout for an “armed and dangerous” suspect wanted for the shooting of a man in the parking lot of the Win-River Resort & Casino early Monday morning.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2017

Feds Accuse Casino Execs of Stealing Millions

Feds Accuse Casino Execs of Stealing Millions

An indictment handed down by a federal grand jury Thursday accuses executives of one US casino of stealing at least $6 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2017

It’s About Time! Power Restored at Rio Casino After One-Week Blackout

It’s About Time! Power Restored at Rio Casino After One-Week Blackout

Power is finally back on at a Las Vegas casino after the hotel was partially dark for about a week.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/07/2017

Addiction Centers Now Accepting Problem Gamblers

Addiction Centers Now Accepting Problem Gamblers

Problem gamblers in New York can now receive in-patient care at six state-run addiction treatment centers.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2017

Elderly Couple Jump From Casino in Double Suicide

Elderly Couple Jump From Casino in Double Suicide

An elderly Nevada couple who jumped from the fifth floor of a casino in a double suicide Wednesday reportedly had financial troubles.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2017

Poker Machine Arson Case Highlights Concerns Over ‘Gambling Rage’

Poker Machine Arson Case Highlights Concerns Over ‘Gambling Rage’

A 21-year-old Queensland, Australian man was denied bail after being accused of setting fire to and destroying 40 poker machines at a Beenleigh pub.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2017

Hawaiian Gardens Casino Part of Money Laundering Probe: Could Lose License

Hawaiian Gardens Casino Part of Money Laundering Probe: Could Lose License

A Los Angeles area casino, the Hawaiian Gardens Casino, may lose its gambling license following money laundering concerns.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

Woman Arrested in Fatal Hit and Run in Casino Parking Lot

A Broward County woman has been arrested for the fatal hit and run of a man outside the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek last Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

Starbucks Barista Wins $900K on Bet

Starbucks Barista Wins $900K on Sport Bet

Damon Graham spent much of his Sunday at Starbucks working as he usually does, making lattes and double espressos for thirsty customers.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Surrendering Trump Taj Mahal Casino License

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to surrender the casino license for his shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino and wants to make sure that anyone who buys it in the future can't use it as a casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2017

Gamblers´ Brain Activity Resembles That Found in Drug Addicts

Compulsive gamblers seek games of chance because of the same brain circuits that drive drug addiction, research has shown.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2017

Breaking News

Notorious Mobster Pleads No Contest in 25-Year-Old Murder

Providence, Rhode Island mobster Robert “Bobby” DuLuca, 71, plead no contest Wednesday at Kent County Court to conspiracy to commit murder.

Packers Fan Commits Armed Robbery at Sportsbook

Packers Fan Commits Armed Robbery at Sportsbook

Police are looking for an armed robber who held up the sports book at a casino on the Nevada-Utah line.

John Racener Shuts Off Twitter Account to Public In Light of Scandal

A scandal involving poker pro John Racener has become the most talked about topic in the world of poker to kick off 2017.