Tag Archives: adam meyer
- Betting tout Adam Meyer gets eight years for extortion
March 5, 2017
Former sports betting tout Adam Meyer has been sentenced to eight years in prison for his role in the $45.3m extortion of one of his former betting clients. On Friday, US District Court Judge Lynn Adelman gave Meyer eight years in stripes to be followed by three years of supervised...
- Betting tout Adam Meyer may have been federal snitch after all
February 1, 2017
Disgraced sports betting tout Adam Meyer may have actually been a federal snitch after all, according to unsealed court documents. Meyer, who formerly headed up the Real Money Sports tout service, pled guilty last September to felony extortion and racketeering charges stemming from his point-of-a-gun shakedown of Gary Sadoff, a...
- Former sports betting tout Adam Meyer pleads guilty to extortion
September 8, 2016
Former Real Money Sports betting tout Adam Meyer has pled guilty to felony extortion and racketeering charges in connection with a $45m scam he ran on a former betting client. Meyer, who originally pled not guilty to the charges, was arrested in November 2014 after Wisconsin-based customer Gary Sadoff alerted...
- Tout Adam Meyer claimed his snitching led to FBI seizing $750m from online bookies
November 25, 2015
Adam Meyer, the sports betting tout accused of a violent extortion plot against a Wisconsin sports bettor, claimed he helped the US federal government seize over $750m from online sports betting operators. On Tuesday, the Wisconsin federal court handling Meyer’s extortion, fraud and weapons charges unsealed documents filed by Meyer’s...
- Sports betting tout Adam Meyer gets new lawyer
September 2, 2015
Three times a charm, at least when it comes to Adam Meyer and his defense lawyers. Media outlet Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reported that U.S. District Court Judge Lynn Adelman approved on Monday Meyer’s request to get a new lawyer—his third in less than a year. Dennis Coffey, a Milwaukee criminal...
- Real Money Sports tout Adam Meyer’s bail revoked after casino visit, drug cockups
April 9, 2015
Former sports betting tout Adam Meyer is back in jail after breaching the terms of his bail agreement. Meyer, who headed up the Real Money Sports prediction service, was arrested in December and charged with federal extortion, fraud and weapons charges. Meyer stands accused of extorting over $25m from Wisconsin...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017