Crime

Public Outcry: 'Please Put Epstein List Odds Back Up BetOnline'

The site offered various public personalities including former President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among the odds.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/28/2023

Where Can I Bet on Who Will Be on the Epstein List?

BetOnline over the holiday weekend released odds on whose names will appear on the infamous Jeffrey Epstein list with three well-known names among the favorites.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/25/2023

TikTok Livestream Gambling Scheme Nets Two Minnesota Brothers

Bettors received back about a third of their money, either in winnings or refunds if the brothers ran out of time to get the wagers down, the complaints read.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/21/2023

Players Threaten Slander Suit Against Wenzhi Fei for Accusing Them of Cheating

Fei claims group has been cheating for years but Mike "The Mouth" Matusow says Fei "is a fraud" and not to believe anything that he says.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/19/2023

Sportsbooks Caught Facilitating Illegal In-Play Bets, Tether Tightens Sanctions

Sportsbet, Bet365 and Entain among those cited.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/19/2023

NFL Gambling Mess Can No Longer Be Ignored

NY Post writes in regard to theft of Jaguars funds for betting on Daily Fantasy Sports sites: "The good news for the NFL, Jags and Roger Goodell is that Patel reportedly blew most of it betting with FanDuel and DraftKings, both NFL-licensed bookmakers."

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/15/2023

Jacksonville Jaguars Exec Allegedly Embezzled $22 Million for Gambling, Crypto

Jaguars organization confirms "Over the past several months, we have cooperated fully with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida during their investigation and thank them for their efforts in this case."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/12/2023

Army-Navy Under Bettors Get Hosed and No 'Incarcerated Rasheed' Didn’t Hit 6-Leg Parlay

The winning parlay supposedly paid a prison bond and the story went viral.  But a deeper probe suggests this never happened.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/11/2023

Matusow Warns Feds Will Be Breaking Down Every Door If We Worry About Cheating in Private Games

As far as the allegations go, Mars has since denied them.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/07/2023

Genovese Mobster Anthony Romanello Accused of Punching Restaurateur to Collect Gambling Debt

Plus a man plunges 5 stories - and survives - in effort to avoid paying gambling debt.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/06/2023

'I Quit Job, Sold House and Aped Into Bitcoin' Ex Binance CEO Tells All

'I Quit Job, Sold House and Aped Into Bitcoin' Ex Binance CEO Tells All

CoinGeek says nothing funny about Binance helping to fund terrorists. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/03/2023

Judge Recuses Self in Case Against Ex-Resorts Head Accused of Allowing Felons to Gamble

The lawsuit accuses Sibella of negligence, civil conspiracy and intentional infliction of emotional distress against a high stakes gambler that is the subject of an upcoming Amazon Prime documentary.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/30/2023

Convicted Gossip Columnist Claims to Have Damning Evidence of Italian Footballers Gambling

This comes as Milan full-back Alessandro Florenzi was spotted visiting the office of Federation prosecutor Giuseppe Chinè to give further evidence in a gambling investigation.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Nov/30/2023

Poker Perv to be Featured in Supermarket Tabloid The Globe

Plus Miriam Adelson to own piece of Dallas Mavericks.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/29/2023

Ronaldo Sued for Promoting Binance in Wake of Plea Deal

Will Tether be the next target of U.S. law enforcement?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/29/2023

Oscar Pistorius Has Been Paroled: Made Headlines on Gambling911 for All the Wrong Reasons

Paraplegic Olympian runner was subject of an epic fail Paddy Power ad campaign promoted during his murder trial entitled "Will He Walk".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/24/2023

Rivers Casino Customer Info Breached in Latest Cyber Attack

Plus a player turns $2.50 bet into $348K playing slots at Vegas Airport.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/24/2023

Introducing ChatBSV... And Goodbye Binance as Exchange Must Leave U.S. Market

Binance chief steps down after pleading guilty to money laundering.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/21/2023

Illinois Professor Calls for Criminalization of Web Gambling, Compares to Drug Dealing

Kindt has written an article published by the Corporate Crime Reporter that contends gambling firms and government are complicit in promoting an activity that has led to addiction, suicides and even murder.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/20/2023

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 4: Pay Mob Protection or End Up as ‘Trunk Music’

Chicago 1984: Two rival bookies meet in a city restaurant, throw money down on the table and question the other’s ethics.  Months later, one of those bookies turned up dead.  This Bookies Behaving Badly installment was originally published on August 30, 2015 and is being revisited this day November 20, 2023.

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Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Nov/19/2023

Mickey Mouse Officially Joins the Sports Betting Club With Debut of ESPN Bet

The new brand ushers in the return of pro sports bettor Captain Jack Andrews to the Twittersphere as he advises everyone to document when they've had their limits cut and bets cancelled. 

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, Nov/15/2023

Poker Perv Sentenced to Four Years

Poker Perv Sentenced to Four Years

The hummus-gobbling perv sexually molested two underage girls in California and served time in prison but now he's returning behind bars for a different crime.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/14/2023

Judge Sentences Las Vegas Casino Thief Who Conned Employees Into Giving Him Over $1M

Individual pretended to be owner or high ranking executive of casinos requiring large sum of money for emergency matters.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/03/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried's Prison Sentence Over, Under Set at 80.5 Years By Oddsmakers

Jury finds one time crypto billionaire guilty on all seven counts.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/02/2023

Sandro Tonali Won't Be Playing With Newcastle as FIFA Extends Gambling Ban

"The request submitted by the Italian Football Association to extend the sanction it imposed on the player Sandro Tonali on [Friday] to have worldwide effect has been granted," FIFA said in a statement.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Oct/27/2023

Newcastle's £52m Star Sandro Tonali Banned Amidst Massive Gambling Probe

The 23-year-old will not be eligible to play again until August and will be unavailable to feature at Euro 2024 next summer should Italy qualify.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Oct/26/2023

Trump’s Fines Will Total Six Figures, According to Oddsmaker

Trump’s Fines Will Total Six Figures, According to Oddsmaker

Donald Trump is now playing the role of professional athlete.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/25/2023

Prison Poker Games Could Help Solve Missing Person Cold Cases

Prison Poker Games Could Help Solve Missing Person Cold Cases

Cleveland Missing, a nonprofit focused on helping families of missing persons, has created a deck of playing cards featuring 52 cases from northern Ohio in hopes that inmates could potentially solve cold cases.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/25/2023

Joren van der Sloot Finally Confesses to Murder Natalie Halloway

Joren van der Sloot Finally Confesses to Murder Natalie Halloway

Is currently serving time for murder of Peruvian woman the poker player met in casino.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/23/2023

Worldgame365.me Center Stage in Italy Football Gambling Scandal

Worldgame365.me Center Stage in Italy Football Gambling Scandal

Sandro Tonali has denied introducing fellow footballer Nicolo Fagioli to an illegal betting app that is center stage in an expansive sports betting probe tied to Italian football players.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Oct/19/2023

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