Tag Archives: legendz sports
- Former Legendz Sports CEO Luke King to pay $12.6m fine, no jail
May 14, 2017
The former CEO of online sportsbook Legendz Sports has been spared jail time due to a judge’s belief that illegal sports betting is a victimless crime. On Thursday, a federal judge in Oklahoma sentenced Bartice ‘Luke’ King to five years of probation, of which the first five months will be...
- 2 Legendz Sports members convicted of racketeering conspiracy
November 5, 2015
Two people were found guilty for participating in the online sports betting operation called Legendz Sports. On Wednesday, a federal jury in Oklahoma City handed out the verdicts to 53-year-old Kelly Dorn, of Oklahoma City, and 45-year-old Kory Koralewski, of Colorado, on charges of racketeering conspiracy, the Federal Bureau of...
- Cops split nearly $10m seized from Legendz Sports
May 27, 2015
U.S. Attorney Richard Hartunian announced that the nearly $10m seized from the defunct online sportsbook Legendz Sports was distributed to six law enforcement agencies that worked on the case. The U.S. Marshal’s Service distributed a total of $9,628,093.75. The largest amount, $4.66m, will go to the Albany County Sheriff’s department, $862,468 to the...
- Legendz operative pleads guilty to conspiracy; sentencing set for February
October 10, 2013
An operative for the now shut down online sports betting operator Legendz Sports has agreed to waive grand jury indictment and instead plead guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering stemming from his role in the illegal sports betting operation. 52-year old Philip Gurian worked for Legendz Sports and was...
- Undercover FBI agents won and lost bets on Legends sting
May 7, 2013
Undercover FBI agents working on the Legends Sports case used federal funds to bet on sporting events as part of its operational tactics in busting the illegal sports betting business. According to NewsOK, the operation, which at one point was called "Operation Bad Luck", called for undercover employees to infiltrate...
- Panama revokes Legends Sports’ license, customer accounts to be transferred
April 17, 2013
Online sports betting outfit Legends Sports (aka Legendz) has apparently fallen victim to the indictments filed last week by the US Department of Justice. Legends customers received the following email on Wednesday: “Effective today, 17th April 2013, you will no longer be able to bet with Legends Sports. We are...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
US says North Korea culprit behind Bangladeshi bank heist
March 23, 2017