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Actor Steve Buscemi Assaulted in NYC

The deranged attacker took off and has yet to be apprehended.  The assault was random.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/12/2024

MLB's Shohei Ohtani, Interpreter's Gambling Scandal to Be Featured in Upcoming TV Series

No word yet on when and where the yet-to-be-named series will air. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/09/2024

Shohei Ohtani Ex-Interpreter Pleads Guilty to $17 Million Theft in Gambling Debt Case

Ippei Mizuhara is facing up to 30 years in prison as more stories break late Wednesday afternoon surrounding this scandal.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/09/2024

Ippei Mizuhara Wired Shohei Ohtani's Money to 'Real Housewives' Star

Just when you thought things couldn't get any stranger, they just did.  Think bookies, baseball, translators, Vegas casino executives and housewives.  Yeah, we're going there! 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/08/2024

Vegas Casino Exec Scott Sibella Sentenced to 1 Year Probation

Scott Sibella, 61, pleaded guilty earlier this year to one count of failure to file reports of suspicious transactions.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/08/2024

Reward Doubled to $1 Million To Find Who Spiked Vegas High Roller’s Drink At MGM Grand

Dwight Manley asserts he was involuntarily drugged with ketamine while playing blackjack in the high-limit area of the MGM Grand in December 2021.  A billboard has been erected to advertise the new reward.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/07/2024

How Will Stormy Daniels Testimony Affect Donald Trump's 2024 Odds?

The testimony was salacious.  According to witness Stormy Daniels, a former adult film star, she spanked a former US President with a magazine where he appeared on the cover. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/07/2024

Dealer at Legends Poker Room in Houston Allegedly Rigging Card Decks

Six-times WSOP bracelet winner Shaun Deeb shared the video on his social media feed, called it "disgusting".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/06/2024

Dave & Busters Arcade Gambling Future Hits Snag as Lawmaker Tries to Stop It

‘I think there are some spaces and environments that are just not appropriate for gambling to be pushed on people, especially places where there are lots of children,’ says Illinois state Rep. Dan Didech.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/04/2024

Iowa Athlete Gambling Sting Was Way to Impress Higher Ups?

“If they get suspended or get a scholarship taken away, so be it,” Division of Criminal Investigation special agent Christopher Adkins wrote in his February 2023 email.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/02/2024

Vegas Face Eater Found With Victim's Flesh in His Mouth

Incident took place near Downtown Las Vegas casinos.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/01/2024

Report: Shohei Ohtani Ex-Interpreter Betting Funds Converted to Chips in Vegas

The 49-year-old bookie Ohtani's ex-interpreter used allegedly lost $7.9 million at Resorts World between June 2022 and October 2023.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/01/2024

NC 'Fish Arcade' Raids Won't Stop Dave & Buster From Offering Arcade Betting

North Carolina law enforcement says "hell no" to arcade betting in the state where Dave & Buster's has four locations.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/30/2024

Trump Jail Time Odds Shorten as Former President Held in Contempt

Trump Jail Time Odds Shorten as Former President Held in Contempt

The order found the former president in contempt on nine of 10 alleged violations of the gag order preventing him from making public statements about jurors, witnesses, prosecutors, court staff and members of their families.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/30/2024

86 Year Old Mobster Gets Two Years Prison for Punching Out Steakhouse Owner Over Gambling Debt

Prosecutors were hoping the 86-year-old Anthony “Rom” Romanello would get a stiffer sentence having got off rather easily for alleged criminal involvement over the past decade.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/29/2024

Houston Texans Wide Receiver Tank Dell Shot

Ten others also shot at same party by teenage gunman following altercation.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/29/2024

Hitman Won't Be Charged With 1st Degree Murder of Mob-Tied Realtor

Victim did have known ties to notorious organized crime family.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/29/2024

Alleged Bookie, Poker Player Damien LeForbes Among Those Banned From Vegas Casinos

In recent days we are learning that the understaffed Gaming Control Board has now been assisting with an investigation into possible bookie ties to Vegas casino execs.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/28/2024

Lawsuit Highlights Trend of Women Getting Drugged in Vegas Casinos

High roller Dwight Manley is embroiled in a legal battle with MGM, claiming he was drugged at their MGM Grand Mansion high-limit salon back in December 2021.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/26/2024

Gaming Control Board Now Involved in Probe of Alleged Money Laundering in Nevada Casinos

The federal investigation, first reported by the Current in August, landed the GCB in a pickle as they initially told the Las Vegas Review Journal "nothing to see here".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/25/2024

Washington State Casino Killer Identified as Ricky Josh Fuentes

Could not locate his original target so decided to kill someone else.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/24/2024

Man Was 'Spurting Blood Across the Carpeted Floor of the Casino' Court Docs Reveal

Casino killer could not find the person he initially wanted to kill so decided to murder someone else.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/22/2024

Once Deemed as 'Unfit', Crown Learns it Can Keep Sydney Gaming License

Casino was once featured on 60 Minutes following a probe into money laundering, drugs and sex trafficking.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/22/2024

'Low Life' Sentenced to 7 to 15 Years for Arson That Killed 30 Race Horses

The fire occurred at a Tioga Downs Casino complex in New York back in November with a trainer who attempted to save the animals having suffered second degree burns.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/21/2024

Man Stabbed in Neck By Random Stranger in Washington State Casino Dies

Police have vowed to uncover what drove the suspect to kill the gambler as he remains in custody.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/21/2024

Mixed Martial Arts Bookie Sentenced to Two Years as Part of Mob Probe

“I swear on my mother, if I don’t get my money, I’ll kick your ass,” Frontier once told a deadbeat gambler.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/20/2024

Fish Arcades Net Two With More Than 800 Charges Filed

Law enforcement considers games to be illegal gambling while operators contend these are games of skill.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/19/2024

Indepth Look at How Ohtani's Interpreter Mizuhara Became Players' Lifeline

LA Dodgers super star player Shohei Ohtani became the center of a gambling scandal after it was reported his interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara, had committed a "massive theft", stealing $4.5 million from Ohtani's bank account in order to pay off a gambling debt.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/19/2024

Chip Grabbing Felon Latest to Make the Infamous Vegas Black Book

Neal Ahmed Hearne is the latest name to be entered into the book.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/18/2024

Did ’Ndrangheta Mafia Infiltrate Canadian Banks?

‘Ndrangheta mafia’s infiltration into the lucrative Malta i-gambling industry was revealed over the last year.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/18/2024

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