Tag Archives: ahmed zayat
- American Pharoah winners choosing to cash their $2 winning tickets on eBay
June 9, 2015
Three-year-old thoroughbred American Pharoah made history on Saturday by becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years and small-time bettors are apparently eager to claim their own little slice of history. On Monday, Belmont Stakes spokesman John Durso Jr. told ESPN that there were 94,128 bettors who took a...
- Online gambling debt lawsuit against American Pharoah owner dismissed
June 4, 2015
Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharaoah, has prevailed in his federal court fight over an alleged $1.65m online gambling debt. On Thursday, US District Judge William Martini dismissed the suit brought by Howard Rubinsky, a Florida resident with a conviction for illegal gambling in Nevada. Rubsinky claimed...
- American Pharoah owner accused of welching on $1.65m online gambling debt
May 21, 2015
The owner of the horse currently vying for Triple Crown honors has been accused of failing to honor a $1.65m online gambling debt. Ahmed Zayat (pictured), who owns Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah, was sued in March by a Florida man who claims Zayat owes him $1.65m. In...
- New Jersey gov’t agency accused of illegally extending credit to online horse bettor
March 2, 2013
A New Jersey government agency has been accused of illegally offering hundreds of thousands of dollars in wagering credit to a high-rolling horseracing bettor via the state’s account wagering system. The allegation came to light via documents filed in a lawsuit brought by the owners of New Jersey’s Freehold Raceway,...
Penn National Gaming, Pinnacle Entertainment merger rumors
October 6, 2017
UK bookmakers prepping GPS-based in-race betting technology
October 6, 2017
Hong Kong Jockey Club faces HKD 1.2b hit from new typhoon
September 1, 2017