Frank Cullotta (Frank Marino) on famous "Casino" scenes
Categories: crime, interviews, video Posted on: 24 May 2021 123 0

Frank Cullotta (Frank Marino) on famous "Casino" scenes

Frank Cullotta was an American mobster who lived from december 14, 1938 to august 20, 2020. With friend and mobster Tony Spilotro(Nicky Santoro), he operated for the Chicago Outfit and was a member of the Hole in the Wall Gang robbery ring in Las Vegas. After his arrest in 1982, he...

Man re-sentenced to 20 years in prison over shooting at a poker game
Categories: crime, live poker Posted on: 19 May 2021 74 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 328 words

Man re-sentenced to 20 years in prison over shooting at a poker game

On Monday of this week, a man from New York was sentenced to a minimum of 20 years to life in jail. A retrial was scheduled for Charquan Edwards, who was originally convicted for killing a man at a private poker game in 2015. Edwards was first sentenced to jail...

$2.4m bet on horse racing
Categories: sports betting Posted on: 10 May 2021 89 0
Estimate reading time: less than 1 min, 156 words

$2.4m bet on horse racing

Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, a business magnate from Houston, Texas, raised his original Kentucky Derby bet on Essential Quality(horse name) from $500,000 to $2.4m by the time the colt reached the starting gate, so he could have won $6m. He wouldn't get any of it back. Essential Quality, the 5-2 favorite, finished...

NBA referee which was fixing games for the mob
Categories: crime, interviews, sports betting, video Posted on: 7 May 2021 70 0

NBA referee which was fixing games for the mob

Timothy Francis Donaghy is a disgraced former NBA referee who served in the league for 13 seasons from 1994 to 2007, before he was caught up in a gambling scandal. Donaghy officiated in 772 regular season games and 20 playoff games during his NBA career. Donaghy retired from the league on...

Degenerate gambling stories
Categories: live poker, lottery, offline casinos, online casinos, slots, sports betting Posted on: 1 May 2021 138 0
Estimate reading time time: 16 min, 3101 words

Degenerate gambling stories

The stories we'll tell you are as intimate as they are harrowing and moving. They serve as a reminder of man's fallibility and how trivial it is to take anything on in good faith and end up on the wrong track. Michelle Singlehurst had a comfortable life. She was putting in...

Archie Karas interview
Categories: gambling history, interviews, live poker, video Posted on: 24 Apr 2021 88 1

Archie Karas interview

Archie Karas, a gambler who started with $50 in 1995 and made it into $40 million in three years, only to lose it all in three weeks. Man with one of the most outstanding streaks in gambling history tells his life story. Article about Karas

Absolute poker scam
Categories: cheating, online poker, video Posted on: 19 Apr 2021 79 0

Absolute poker scam

Absolute Poker was founded in 2003 by a group of fraternity members from the University of Montana who had no prior gaming experience. They relocated the business to Costa Rica, where it could function without the need for a gaming license. KGC provided casino sites with their betting "licenses" in...