Degenerate gambling stories
Categories: live poker, lottery, offline casinos, online casinos, slots, sports betting Posted on: 1 May 2021 33 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...

NBA referee which was fixing games for the mob
Categories: crime, interviews, sports betting, video Posted on: 7 May 2021 33 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...

Absolute poker scam
Categories: cheating, online poker, video Posted on: 19 Apr 2021 40 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...

Archie Karas interview
Categories: gambling history, interviews, live poker, video Posted on: 24 Apr 2021 44 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

The Italian government's crackdown on illegal gambling targets crime syndicates
Categories: crime, lottery, online casinos, slots, sports betting Posted on: 22 Mar 2021 54 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...

$2.4m bet on horse racing
Categories: sports betting Posted on: 10 May 2021 56 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...

Daniel Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth live challenge
Categories: live poker Posted on: 8 Mar 2021 59 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 345 words

Daniel Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth live challenge

In a live heads-up highstakes duel later this month(March 16th), Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth will face off, and the bookies have DNegs as the clear favorite to beat his old friend. Negreanu is now at 1.61 in PokerShares, which is -164 in the US system and around 2/3 in UK...

Most popular online slots of 2020
Categories: online casinos, slots Posted on: 23 Dec 2020 60 0
Estimate reading time: less than 1 min, 146 words

Most popular online slots of 2020

If you’re looking for the most popular games giving players the most prizes and entertainment then look no further. This rating is based on slottracker.com data.