Tag Archives: Federal Bureau of Investigation
- FBI raids offices of Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific
March 31, 2017
Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International Holdings (IPI) had its offices raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the reason for raid remains open to speculation. The Marianas Variety reported that an FBI evidence response team executed an early morning search warrant on the Garapan office of IPI’s construction...
- Citigroup halts DFS payments in New York; MLB rethinking DraftKings relationship
February 5, 2016
Daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel have been dealt another blow after CitiGroup Inc. announced it would no longer process DFS payments in New York State. On Friday, Bloomberg Business reported that Citigroup would cease processing DFS transactions in New York pending the outcome of the state Attorney General’s...
- American Gaming Association, FBI team up to fight illegal online sports betting
November 10, 2015
The American Gaming Association and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have announced a joint initiative to combat illegal online gambling, with a particular emphasis on sports betting. In August, the FBI launched its Internet Sports Books Initiative in a bid to ‘disrupt and dismantle criminal enterprises through prosecution and forfeiture.”...
- FBI, DOJ investigating daily fantasy sports legality, legitimacy of UIGEA exemption
October 15, 2015
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into whether daily fantasy sports (DFS) is a form of gambling that violates federal law. On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal quoted sources saying FBI agents had been contacting customers of DFS operator DraftKings regarding their interactions with the company. The...
- FBI launch Internet Sports Books Initiative to combat “emerging threat”
August 14, 2015
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched what it’s calling the Internet Sports Books Initiative in a bid to crack down on the “emerging threat” of online sports betting connected with organized crime. A week ago, the FBI’s official This Week podcast announced the commencement of its new Initiative against...
- Judge tosses FBI evidence against accused online bookie Paul Phua
April 17, 2015
Accused illegal online bookie Wei Seng ‘Paul’ Phua has won a major court fight over the admissibility of evidence against him collected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. On Friday, US District Judge Andrew Gordon ruled that federal prosecutors couldn’t use evidence obtained via an elaborate FBI ruse. Gordon also...
FBI raids offices of Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific
March 31, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017