Tag Archives: 5Dimes
- Costa Rica not investigating 5Dimes over US money laundering allegations
May 10, 2016
Costa Rican authorities say they’re not investigating allegations that locally based online gambling operator 5Dimes engaged in money laundering activity with US sports bettors. In March, Costa Rican media reported that 5Dimes’ local manager was caught up in an investigation of money transfers between Banco de Costa Rica accounts and...
- Online bookie 5Dimes’ use of Amazon gift cards targeted by US Homeland Security
March 15, 2016
US Homeland Security has accused Costa Rica-based online bookmaker 5Dimes of instructing US sports bettors to use Amazon gift cards to fund their online betting accounts. In a seizure warrant filed with the US District Court in Philadelphia, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sought the seizure of 15 Amazon...
- Online sportsbook 5Dimes caught up in Costa Rica money laundering probe
March 2, 2016
Costa Rica-based online sportsbook 5Dimes has been caught up in a money laundering probe that also involves a director of the country’s national bank. This week, Costa Rican media outlet Nacion.com reported that Marisol Carvajal Cordero, a 35-year-old local listed as the manager of 5Dimes, had been connected to companies...
- Sportingbet resolves Irish betting breach; 5Dimes exits UK market
August 21, 2015
GVC Holdings’ Sportingbet brand illegally took wagers from Irish punters for two weeks after the country introduced its new online gambling regime. Ireland’s new point-of-consumption online gambling laws took effect on August 1, yet the Malta-registered Sportingbet continued to take wagers from Irish punters for first two weeks of August....
- The Equity Poker Network and 5Dimes Part Ways
November 3, 2014
On the eve of their real money anniversary, the Equity Poker Network have parted ways with the gaming operator The 5Dimes Group, citing a "new phase of maturity" as one of the reasons behind the divorce. The Equity Poker Network (EPN) continues to shed more skins than a snake, after...
- BLR Technologies software cheating players at 5Dimes, World Wide Wagering
November 19, 2011
On Friday, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review published an article identifying online gambling sites using what statisticians claim is rigged casino software. The primarily sportsbetting sites – Legends Sports, World Wide Wagering and 5Dimes – utilized casino software provided by Costa Rica-based BLR Technologies. The controversy came to light in late October...