Gambling Crime News Roundup: Sheriff’s Raids & Scratch Offs

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Gambling and crime are still linked despite the increased prevalence of legal gambling options. The San Antonio Sheriff’s department confiscated 42 gambling machines. Two Brits were found guilty of using a stolen debit card to purchase lottery scratchers. SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Gambling and crime have often been associated, in no small part due to … Read more

Two Major Arrests Were Made For Illegal Gambling Activity

A cryptocurrency betting ring was discovered and shut down by Vietnamese authorities An illegal gambling room was shut down in Honolulu, and a dozen gambling machines were seized. LAS VEGAS – As with any rapidly growing market, the massive boom in the worldwide gambling industry has attracted attempts to capitalize on it in an illegal … Read more

What Is The Future Of Macau’s Gambling Economy?

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Alvin Chau’s arrest has caused various knock-on effects even after his resignation. China is working with the government of Macau to resolve the situation and guide the process forward. Many seem to be pushing for Macau to diversify from its gambling and tourism oriented economy. MACAU – The arrest of Alvin Chau has sent shockwaves … Read more

In Macau, An Arrest Sends Casino Stocks Spiraling

Alvin Chau

Multiple arrests in Macau have caused consternation in the stock market. Alvin Chau, head of Suncity Group, is accused of cross-border gambling. Suncity is famous for organizing junket tourism for the purposes of gambling. MACAU – Multiple people have been arrested for alleged money laundering and cross-border gambling in Macau. Alvin Chau, a prominent gambling figure … Read more

California Casino Will Pay DoJ $500,000 To Settle Probe

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The Bicycle Hotel & Casino will pay $500,000 to the Department of Justice. This payment is due to the casino allowing incorrect suspicious activity reports to be filed. Over the course of eight months, the casino had a customer handle over $100 million, and reported them incorrectly. BELL GARDENS, Calif. – The Bicycle Hotel & … Read more

SEC Investigates DraftKings Following Criminal Allegations

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SBTech is suspected to be a front company for criminal activity. The SEC has requested documents from DraftKings following the allegations. LAS VEGAS – Sports betting giant DraftKings was recently accused of ‘black market operations, false and misleading statements and/or failures to disclose information by short-seller Hindenburg Research. The SEC is now investigating matters further. … Read more

S.C. Sheriff’s Deputy Helped Gambling Operation Escape The Law

Florence County

Former Florence County Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Edward Fuleihan has been sentenced to federal prison. Fuleihan helped members of an illegal gambling operation escape law enforcement. He has additional charges pending at the state level. FLORENCE, S.C. – Former Florence County sheriff’s deputy Mark Edward Fuleihan was sentenced to federal prison after being charged with helping a … Read more

New Jersey Man Steals Identities, Opens 1800 Online Gambling Accounts

Sportsbook Account Identity Theft

A New Jersey man stole identities to open more than 1800 online gambling accounts. The man also committed other financial crimes, such as fraudulently applying for unemployment. Police arrested the man on May 14, 2021. AUDOBON, N.J. – A New Jersey man is accused of stealing identities to open more than 1800 online gambling accounts. … Read more