Tag Archives: robbery
- Lads shop approved; Elvis looking at a spell behind bars
February 2, 2012
Age-old bookie Ladbrokes has been given the go ahead to construct its latest shop in a suburb outside Leeds. The corner of Morley market will be the new location for the shop after they decided to relocate down the street. It brings to an end a fraught planning process that...
- Men charged over casino cheating; Two men sought after bookies is done over
July 6, 2011
Two men have been detained after attempting to cheat at a US casino. Hung Lit Leung and Leonard Hu are alleged to have paid dealers at Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun casino so that they mark cards. The scam, which took place in the latter part of 2010 and early 2011 saw...
- Community spirit alive and well in UK and PA
April 15, 2011
Remarkable footage has emerged of the botched robbery of a bookmaker in the UK where the perpetrator was given quite the surprise. The wannabe robber trotted into the bookies with weapon in hand, as you do when you have “F” all money for your next fix of crack and want...
- Vegas casino robbed; EurosportBet.fr up for sale; Danske Spil impressive results
February 25, 2011
For the second time in a matter of months, the city of Las Vegas has seen a chip theft at one of their casinos. This time a man wearing a fedora, fake moustache, and sunglasses, who stole around $32,000 in chips whilst brandishing a gun, held up the Rio All-Suite...
- William Hill to shut 20 Irish bet shops; UK shops hit by wave of robberies
December 18, 2010
Bookmakers William Hill have announced the imminent closing of 20 betting shops in Ireland. While the bookmakers’ 51 other Irish shops are not affected, employees at shops in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Tralee and Wexford have been put on notice that a two-month consultation process will commence in the new year....
- Austin, the latest scene of casino robbery
March 28, 2010
Even if Ocean's 12 was one of the worst films of all time, it looks like it's time they made the third, because everyone seems to be trying to make their own real-life version at the moment. First there was the casino heist in Malta, which involved a getaway on...
Texas casino (and sportsbook) cruise to nowhere hits buoy
April 18, 2017