Category: crime

Drug money laundering: $100 million slots session
Categories: crime, offline casinos, slots Posted on: 6 Jun 2021 144 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 379 words

Drug money laundering: $100 million slots session

Mende Rajkoski, 42, of Sydney, was one of three men detained in connection with the suspected conspiracy on Thursday. Early this year, he was caught laundering money through Star's gaming machines, forcing officials to conduct a secret investigation into his finances. This led them to uncover an alleged plot to transport...

Frank Cullotta (Nicky Santoro) on famous "Casino" scenes
Categories: crime, interviews, video Posted on: 24 May 2021 69 0

Frank Cullotta (Nicky Santoro) 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, 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 became...

Man re-sentenced to 20 years in prison over shooting at a poker game
Categories: crime, live poker Posted on: 19 May 2021 46 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...

NBA referee which was fixing games for the mob
Categories: crime, interviews, sports betting, video Posted on: 7 May 2021 41 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...

The Italian government's crackdown on illegal gambling targets crime syndicates
Categories: crime, lottery, online casinos, slots, sports betting Posted on: 22 Mar 2021 66 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 464 words

The Italian government's crackdown on illegal gambling targets crime syndicates

Malta, a Mediterranean island country, began its transformation from sleepy tourism destination to international gambling mecca in 2004. Seventeen years later, Malta remains a source of interest for Transparency International, bilateral law enforcement agencies, and some European Union countries. In the midst of the public investigation into the killing of journalist...

Las Vegas casinos is linked to a BC drug money laundering network
Categories: crime, offline casinos Posted on: 15 Mar 2021 94 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 427 words

Las Vegas casinos is linked to a BC drug money laundering network

Authorities in British Columbia believe a man accused of being at the core of a multinational drug dealing and money laundering ring had VIP accounts in Las Vegas, Macau, and the province. This was revealed at the most recent meeting of the Cullen Commission, which is investigating the scope of BC's...

Thailand's police force has cracked down on illegal gaming related to the Royal Slot 777 Casino app
Categories: crime, online casinos, slots Posted on: 28 Feb 2021 90 0
Estimate reading time time: 1 min, 200 words

Thailand's police force has cracked down on illegal gaming related to the Royal Slot 777 Casino app

Thailand's national police have detained 34 members of a cyber fraud ring in yet another raid on illegal gambling. During the raid, the police confiscated roughly THB2 billion ($66.5 million). The operation, codenamed "Shadow App", was carried out in Bangkok and six provinces (Pathum Thani, Ayutthaya, Saraburi, Chiang Mai, Chaiyaphum and...

Legendary gamblers: Arnold Rothstein
Categories: cheating, crime, gambling history Posted on: 22 Jan 2021 81 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 890 words

Legendary gamblers: Arnold Rothstein

Rothstein was born in New York City on January 17, 1882, and saw his last classroom at age 16. He worked as a traveling salesman for a while, but he became drawn to a life of crime when he started hanging out in the neighborhood pool clubs. Rothstein started out...