Gambling

Retired Toronto City Bureaucrat Allegedly Part of Gambling Ring Run By Hells Angels Hitman

The RCMP has charged long time, and now retired, Toronto city bureaucrat Kypros (Kyp) Perikleous with being part of a violent gambling ring run by an ex-Hells Kitchen hitman.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/22/2024

A Look at the Most Popular Online Casino Games in Iceland

The online casino industry in Iceland has seen remarkable growth over the past few years, driven by advancements in technology and a growing appetite for digital entertainment.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, May/22/2024

Mass Mess: 'Biggest F You I've Seen to a Regulator From a Licensee in 20 Years'

Massachusetts regulators were given the finger in recent days after 10 sportsbook operators declined to participate in a roundtable discussion about limiting players.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/21/2024

Serpico Actor Dead, Judge Explains Ruling Why Craig Wright Not Satoshi

"Dr Wright presents himself as an extremely clever person. However, in my judgment, he is not nearly as clever as he thinks he is," the judge stated.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/21/2024

Fanatics Overtakes DraftKings in New Jersey, Bally's AC Won't Pay $2.5 Million Slot Win

According to Next.io, a single VIP whale helped Fanatics secure 23.5% of the market share during the month of March.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/21/2024

The Future of Online Gambling in California: A Q&A with an Industry Expert

As online gambling continues to gain momentum across the United States, the question of when it might become legal in California remains a hot topic. With its vast population and significant potential for revenue generation, California is seen as a key player in the future of online gambling.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/20/2024

Odds Have Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf Favored to Be the Next President of Iran

A helicopter carrying Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi crashed in the mountains in Northern Iran on Sunday, killing both the president and his foreign minister.

Submitted by t c jackson on, May/19/2024

You Can Bet on Whether Keith Gill Sold His X Account

The @RoaringKitty account on X began tweeting for the first time in nearly three years.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/18/2024

Bookie: Don't Blame Us for Threats Against Players

The NCAA found college women athletes were abused the most even though wagering opportunities were limited primarily to just game lines at most books.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/18/2024

Former Angels Player David Fletcher Illegally Bet Sports With Translator Ippei Mizuhara's Bookie

His friend Colby Schultz, a former Kansas City Royals player, placed bets on Angels games as well.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2024

What Bookies Really Want From Their PPH Service: Survey Results

Not surprisingly, customers cited the pricing structure as the top draw when it comes to the PricePerPlayer pay per head platform.  But that poor casino is getting little love.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2024

GOP Leader Matt Hall Gambled $73K Month Before Pushing for Michigan Sports Betting Legislation?

Girlfriend provided recording of her getting into heated exchange with Hall as he was racing across state lines, allegedly to place bets.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2024

How Does a Pay Per Head Business Work?

Small time bookies, that's the vast majority, consider today's Pay Per Heads to be a "beacon of light". 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2024

From Vegas to Your Living Room: The Potential of Legalized Online Casinos in the United States

The online gambling industry is swiftly changing, especially in the United States. Following a period of legal changes and uncertainty, many states have begun to authorize and oversee online casinos.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, May/16/2024

What Are the Differences Between MGA and Curacao Online Casinos?

Feeling safe while gambling is indispensable for players, and licensing jurisdictions with clear rules to assure transparency is a good indicator that a platform is trustworthy. That's where Malta and Curacao come in.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, May/15/2024

Rory McIlroy Next Girlfriend Odds Up Now

News broke Tuesday that Rory McIlroy filed for divorce this week, ending the seven-year marriage between he and Erica Stoll.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/15/2024

Circa Sports App Launches Live in Kentucky

“We are thrilled to launch Circa Sports in the great state of Kentucky,” said Derek Stevens, CEO of Circa Sports. “We’ve always had our sights set here as we know it is a major hub for college sports, horse racing and more.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/14/2024

Upset Hindus Seek Relocation of Lord Brahma Shrine From Outside Caesars Palace Casino

Upset Hindus are seeking relocation of Lord Brahma Shrine, located outside iconic Caesars Palace casino on the Las Vegas strip, which they call sacrilegious.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/14/2024

Bookmaker Tipped Off By Trooper Gets Six Months Behind Bars

Bets were placed through the website sport700.com. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/13/2024

Shooting at MGM National Harbor Casino Leaves Patrons Feeling Uneasy

"I’m not shocked. I’m not shocked. I know the area we live in, and it is what it is," said longtime resident Terry McNeal in an interview with local news affiliate 7News.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/12/2024

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

Washington Post: Bookies at the Baccarat Table

The Washington Post Thursday afternoon featured a blockbuster report on how Dodgers phenom Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter's bookie took part in casino sponsored golf tournaments and was even paired with high stakes gambler Charles Barkley.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/09/2024

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

NBA Commish Wants Changes to Prop Bets on Two Way Players

Adam Silver discussed the recent gambling scandal involving former Toronto Raptors player Jontay Porter.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath 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

FanDuel Access Denied Message is Driving Gamblers Nuts

Message claims possible use of automated tools to browse the internet.  The issue was persisting in some regions past the 10 pm ET hour.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/07/2024

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

Rangers Are a Home Underdog Again and That's Bad for DraftKings

“The Rangers are a huge hazard for us, we get bet all year long on every single game, they’re the most popular team in hockey when it comes to hockey betting,” DraftKings Director of Trading Johnny Avello told the New York Post.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/07/2024

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