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Seminole Hard Rock Casino Guest Allegedly Taken for $66K by Masseuse Imposter

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The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, was the site of a crime that left one man down more than $66,000. Police allege that Cassidy Reign Paris, 30, approached a 52-year-old New Jersey man early Tuesday morning last week near the casino elevators and told him he looked tired and stressed. She…Read More

Nevada Regulators Throw Black Book at $1.2 Million Bellagio Craps Cheaters

Bellagio craps cheaters

Two members of a Bellagio craps cheating ring will join the list of those barred from entering Nevada casinos as they take their place in the Gaming Control Board’s (NGCB) legendary “black book.” According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, on Thursday Anthony Grant Granito and former Bellagio dealer James Russell Cooper became the 33rd and…Read More

Top Chinese Lottery Officials Paraded After Possible $20 Billion Embezzlement

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Fourteen Chinese lottery officials are rumored to have siphoned off $20 billion from the state-owned Welfare Lottery. On November 9, the Chinese Communist Party’s internal disciplinary agency published videos on its website showing four senior lottery officials confessing to the embezzlement of an undisclosed amount of money from the lottery fund, while expressing remorse for…Read More

Las Vegas Casino Thief Who Weaseled Way Into Loading Docks With Box Truck Is Sentenced

Las Vegas casino theft Roy Salazar

The Las Vegas casino thief who used a box truck to gain access into resort loading docks and steal items under the guise of making deliveries and pickups has been sentenced to a minimum of three years and four months in prison. In June, 45-year-old Danny Roy Salazar was arrested by Metro Police and accused…Read More

Cowlitz Tribe Sues to Block Release of UFC Casino Assault Video

Cowlitz Tribe

The Cowlitz Tribe has launched legal action to prevent the release of security video showing the assault of a customer last month after an Ultimate Fighting Championship event at its Ilani Casino in Washington State. Richard Christie was attacked by a group of strangers after the October 6 event. He has requested the footage from…Read More

Las Vegas on Air: ’90 Day Fiance’ Star Charged with Domestic Battery, Sportscaster Randy Howe Hands Off His Career After Being Too Hands On

Ask 90 Day Fiance network producer TLC and local Las Vegas NBC affiliate TV news station KSNV: what happens here pretty much never stays here. It’s been a rough stretch for both shows and the people on them and behind the scenes these past few weeks. Love in All the Wrong Places Although 90 Day…Read More

Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Investigated Over Golden Nugget Parking Lot Fight

Mayor Frank Gilliam

Atlantic City’s Democratic mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. has waffled on reports that he assaulted a female security guard during a fracas outside the Golden Nugget casino on Sunday morning, backtracking on an initial denial after security footage seen by The Press of Atlantic City appeared to back up that the melee did occur. But police have lodged a…Read More

Las Vegas October 1 Shooting Survivor Killed in Thousand Oaks, California Bar Massacre

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In the ultimate tragic irony, a survivor of the Las Vegas October 1, 2017 Mandalay Bay mass shooting was killed in a Thousand Oaks, California massacre that took place Wednesday night at the Borderline Bar and Grill, a popular country music venue. Telemachus Orfanos, 27, was at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in…Read More

$1.1 Million Casino Fraud Scheme Earns Georgia Woman Two-Year Prison Sentence

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A 55-year old Georgia woman who could have faced as much as 20 years has been handed a two-year prison sentence for defrauding two California casinos, as well as several credit card companies, out of more than a million dollars between 2008 and 2014. Vivian Wang of Alpharetta, Georgia — located about 20 miles north…Read More

Radio Host Craig Carton Found Guilty of $5.6 Million Fraud to Fund Gambling Habit

Craig Carton

Former New York sports radio host Craig Carton is facing a maximum 45 years in prison after being found guilty of securities and wire fraud charges relating to a bogus ticket reselling business that bilked investors out of millions. A Manhattan jury deliberated for five hours before returning a unanimous guilty verdict, which produced no…Read More

Las Vegas Sportscaster Randy Howe Charged After Being Seen Masturbating on Surveillance While Playing Gaming Machine

Las Vegas sportscaster Randy Howe, who works for the NBC TV affiliate KSNV, has been accused of indecent exposure inside a local bar playing a gaming machine. The incident occurred Tuesday morning when police were notified by bar employees that a man was masturbating inside the establishment. Staff said it wasn’t the first time the…Read More

Illegal Sports Betting Linked to Murder of Aussie Gangster John Macris, Shot in Cold Blood in Athens

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Police investigating the murder of Greco-Australian gangster John Macris are working on the theory that he was killed because of links to an illegal sports betting operation. Macris was shot dead by a gunman last Wednesday outside his home in a wealthy Athens suburb as he sat in a Smart car owned by his wife…Read More

Radio Host Craig Carton Goes on Trial for Alleged Ticket-Scam Fraud to Pay Gambling Debt

Craig Carton

The fraud trial of New York radio personality Craig Carton got underway on Tuesday. The sports jock — once one half of WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton” show with former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason — is accused of scamming investors in a bogus ticket-reselling business in order to fund a multimillion-dollar gambling habit. He pleads not…Read More

Gambling Kingpin Whitey Bulger Found Dead in Prison, Homicide Suspected

Whitey Bulger

Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger has been killed in prison in West Virginia. Employees at the high-security US Penitentiary, Hazelton told The New York Times that the notorious criminal was beaten in his cell by fellow inmates. He was found by prison staff unresponsive and wrapped in blankets at around 8am on Tuesday morning, according to…Read More

MGM Resorts Prepared to Settle with Mandalay Bay Shooting Victims After Federal Lawsuit Gambit Fails

Mandalay Bay shooting

MGM Resorts is ready to negotiate and settle with victims of the October 1, 2017 Las Vegas shooting. In a Thursday filing to a Las Vegas courtroom, the casino giant requested all litigation be put on hold because its lawyers were scheduling mediation with the victims. MGM is expected to file similar requests to jurisdictions…Read More