Tag Archives: Jeremy Johnson
- Utah Prosecutors Looking Into Jeremy Johnson’s Claims About Harry Reid
March 17, 2014
News emerged late last week that Utah state prosecutors have engaged the assistance of agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a wide-ranging corruption probe after the Department of Justice declined to launch a full federal investigation into accusations that Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT)...
- Former SunFirst Bank compliance officer claims she caused Black Friday
September 26, 2013
Does the online poker world owe Daniel Tzvetkoff an apology? In a surprise development, a former compliance officer at Utah’s SunFirst Bank has claimed responsibility for the havoc inflicted on the online poker industry on Black Friday. On Monday, Cathy Scharf told attendees at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering...
- Jeremy Johnson claims Harry Reid took $1m from Full Tilt to change poker stance
January 29, 2013
In what may count as one of 2013’s least surprising news items, it seems Dublin-based Pocket Kings, the former technology hub behind Full Tilt Poker (FTP), has appointed Declan McDonald of PricewaterhouseCoopers as liquidator. The full extent of Pocket Kings’ red ink is unknown, but we’ve now been offered a...
- Harry Reid denies involvement with Jeremy Johnson
January 15, 2013
Senate majority leader Harry Reid has denied any involvement in a deal that would have seen a federal investigation into Utah businessman and philanthropist Jeremy Johnson disappear. Johnson told the Salt Lake Tribune that in 2010 a top official in the Utah attorney general’s office came to an agreement to...
- The former Philanthropist and the hidden millions
February 21, 2012
Jeremy Johnson, the St. George Utah philanthropist/businessman has been accused of attempting to conceal $51.4million by funneling it through a number of holding companies. The Salt Lake City Tribune reports Johnson, who was arrested and denied bail following Black Friday, has been accused by a court appointed receiver of using...
- Cantor lands the Palms, Jeremy Johnson lands in jail, Wynn hates Obama (still)
November 30, 2011
Cantor Gaming has added the Palms Casino Resort to its burgeoning list of Las Vegas casinos for which it supplies sportsbook and mobile-betting services. Cantor, whose deal to operate sportsbooks at the Venetian and Palazzo casinos was approved in August, will begin construction on its Palms operation in April, and...