How mob associate become a pioneer in sports betting: Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 2 Oct 2020 217 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 859 words

How mob associate become a pioneer in sports betting: Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal

Frank Lawrence "Lefty" Rosenthal was a sports handicapper, Chicago Outfit partner, and a former Las Vegas casino executive (June 12, 1929-October 13, 2008). He had received the mocking nickname "Lefty" because at a hearing on gambling and organized crime, he had cited the Fifth Amendment thirty-seven times, even invoking his...

Top 10 gambling movies
Categories: other Posted on: 19 Nov 2020 211 0
Estimate reading time time: 3 min, 541 words

Top 10 gambling movies

This is a collection of the ten greatest gambling movies we've seen, evaluated, and finally included on our list of all time. Both poker and casino-style games are covered in these films, so there is plenty for all to enjoy. "21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were...

The shady history of russia's largest sports betting company
Categories: illegal, sports betting Posted on: 29 May 2021 190 0
Estimate reading time time: 10 min, 1912 words

The shady history of russia's largest sports betting company

The downtown Moscow office of Fonbet, Russia's largest sports betting operator, appeared like a besieged castle one day in the summer of 2013. The air was filled with sparks and the stench of burning metal. Officers from the Ministry of Internal Affairs anti-corruption directorate had arrived to carry out a search...

How covid-19 impacts on global social casino market
Categories: online casinos, other Posted on: 4 Oct 2020 184 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 362 words

How covid-19 impacts on global social casino market

A new report (Global Social Casino Market: Size and Forecasts with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 2020-2024 Edition) on global social casino market was recently released by ResearchAndMarkets.com. An overview of the global social casino, with a detailed analysis of the size of the market and growth, is given in the study....

Top 10 poker scams
Categories: cheating, live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 23 Sep 2020 175 1

Top 10 poker scams

In the live and online poker world, there have been many poker scams, scandals and controversies so far. While we all enjoy hearing about the latest tournament winners or the latest developments in the game, poker world scandals seem to get the greatest overall coverage.

Top 5 biggest slot jackpots won
Categories: offline casinos, slots Posted on: 15 Oct 2020 173 0
Estimate reading time time: 4 min, 844 words

Top 5 biggest slot jackpots won

The creation of the progressive jackpot on slot machines can be largely credited to some of the biggest wins in gaming history. A number of slot machines can be associated with this jackpot system, and with every spin that yields no wins, a portion of the money from the spin...

Sports athletes who are also decent poker players
Categories: live poker, online poker Posted on: 21 Oct 2020 169 0
Estimate reading time time: 3 min, 477 words

Sports athletes who are also decent poker players

Though Shane Warne may not be a widely known name in the United States, he is a legendary cricket player and is well known around in many countries. Since retirement from cricket, he has taken to poker and has enjoyed a decent amount of success, with over $152,000 in live earnings. This...

Las Vegas casinos is linked to a BC drug money laundering network
Categories: crime, offline casinos Posted on: 15 Mar 2021 168 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...