Tag Archives: pay per head
- Brooklyn DA busts “billion dollar” illegal online betting ring
June 30, 2016
The Brooklyn district attorney's office has broken up what it’s calling a “billion-dollar sports gambling ring” that used password-protected websites and a Costa Rica-based ‘wire room.’ On Thursday, Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson announced a 57-count indictment against four individuals – including the alleged ringleader, California resident Gordon Mitchnick – who...
- How not to pose for your illegal online sports betting mugshot
May 27, 2016
It’s been a busy week on the illegal online credit betting front, as US prosecutors rush to file charges so they don’t have to interrupt their Memorial Day weekend. On Wednesday, New Jersey officials announced the arrest of 46 individuals connected with an illegal credit betting operation that utilized a...
- Massachusetts takes down pay-per-head online sports betting ring
November 13, 2015
Massachusetts authorities have indicted 33 individuals tied to a multimillion dollar pay-per-head online sports betting operation. On Friday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced a 122-count indictment against 33 individuals connected with an illegal sports betting ring that utilized the Costa Rica-based Perhead.com site to track wagers. Pay-per-head betting sites...
- Legends’ Luke King makes bail; Mohegan Sun’s Wager2020 problem; Breaking old
August 31, 2013
Bartice ‘Luke’ King, the indicted former CEO of Panama-based online sportsbook Legends Sports, was released on $1m bail last Friday (23). King was one of 34 individuals indicted in April by the US Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma on charges of operating an illegal gambling business, racketeering and...
- New York Times provides ‘pay per head’ sites with exposure they couldn’t buy
April 2, 2012
The New York Times has caught up with the growing phenomenon of pay-per-head sportsbetting operations. In a detailed and fairly positive profile, the Times described how the mostly Latin American-based sites are dragging the traditional back-of-the-bar bookie kicking and screaming into the digital age. If you aren’t aware of this...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017