MLB Commissioner Says Ohtani Gambling Investigation Will End Soon

Shohei Ohtani

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said on a television show Friday that the Shohei Ohtani gambling investigation will come to a close shortly. Ohtani’s interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara, stole millions of dollars from Ohtani to pay off an illegal bookmaker in California. Manfred’s comments make it seem that he’s convinced Ohtani is innocent and the investigation won’t … Read more

Roblox Sued for Offering Illegal Gambling to Children

Roblox

Roblox, a popular online game with a large child player base, was sued for profiting off illegal and predatory gambling through third-party websites. The lawsuit claims children are using Roblox’s virtual currency at third-party websites to gamble on blackjack and other casino type games. Roblox allows and profits off these players, often minors, who use … Read more

Betting on a Combined Hits MLB Daily Special with EVEN Odds

Tim Anderson, Brandon Drury, Mike Trout, Fernando Tatis Jr., Corbin Carroll

The best MLB Daily Special for June 23 features a combined hits prop from the league’s top talent. Fernando Tatis Jr., Corbin Carroll, Brandon Drury, Tim Anderson, and Mike Trout need 7+ combined hits to cash the special’s EVEN odds. The first game begins at 8:10 p.m. ET. CHICAGO – A combined hits prop with … Read more

Mega Millions Jackpot Breaks Into Top 5

Mega Millions Jackpot

The Mega Millions jackpot is getting close to clearing a billion, with a $790 million jackpot, and 28 failed drawings. Mega Millions has only surpassed a billion dollars twice since its 2002 revamp, but they have both occurred in the last four years, with the milestones being hit in 2021. WASHINGTON – The Mega Millions … Read more

Local Dems Reject California Online Sports Betting Amendment

California Voting

California Democrats spoke against a proposed state constitutional amendment regulating online sports betting. There are two potential sports betting bills being put to the vote in California in November; one would allow online betting while the other would only allow betting on tribal grounds. The California Democrats are not opposed to the tribal sportsbooks. SACRAMENTO, … Read more

Gambling Crime Roundup 4/8/2022: Crime And Punishment

Gambling Crime Roundup

One gambler got his bail revoked by taking to social media too quickly. Two cheaters pled guilty to running a scheme to scam a casino. An illegal gambling ring was shut down in Rialto, CA. LAS VEGAS – Gambling and crime are often linked by both media and criminals themselves, who continually commit gambling-related crimes. … Read more

Jackpot Nears $450 Million For Final 2021 Powerball Draw

Powerball

The final Powerball drawing of 2021 will take place on Wednesday and feature a jackpot of over $441 million – there have been 36 consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner. The cash value for the jackpot is approximately $317.5 million – according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are … Read more

California’s Four Competing Gambling Bills Could Conflict

Homelessness - Gambling

There are currently four sports betting proposals that could end up on the California ballot in 2022. As the most populous US state, it is widely believed that California will be the most profitable betting market. The proposals differ in intent and effect, and each seeks to give a different group control over the nascent … Read more

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

Bicycle Hotel & Casino

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