Tag Archives: sports offshore
- Sports Offshore defendant becomes first man convicted on UIGEA charges
December 6, 2011
US federal prosecutors have claimed their first scalp under the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). On Monday, a Massachusetts jury returned guilty verdicts against Daniel Eremian and Todd Lyons on charges including racketeering (RICO), operating an illegal gambling business and Wire Act offenses for their involvement in the Antigua-based...
- New Jersey committee approves sports betting bill; Sports Offshore jury questions
December 2, 2011
The New Jersey Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation committee (gesundheit!) has voted 4-1 to approve legislation (S-3113) that would permit legal sports betting at casinos and racetracks -- and also online – by state residents 21 years of age or older. In a November 8 referendum, New...
- Jury out on UIGEA in Sports Offshore case
November 30, 2011
Unsubstantiated rumors say longtime online gambling foe Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) will indeed participate in US online gambling legislative change before he retires, with a fairly ingenious cover-his-ass method of avoiding being labeled a flip-flopper. Kyl is reportedly considering plans to ‘strengthen’ the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), in...
- Sports Offshore case hears evidence
November 9, 2011
One of two brothers that operated the one time Antiguan-based online gambling site Sports Offshore are up in court with a witness doing all the work so that he avoids time. William Means, a former trucking salesman, gave the courtroom an “insider’s tour” of the site’s Antigua HQ that sat...
- Sports Offshore case coming to court; Betfair founder sues own law firm
September 12, 2011
The convicted wife of a reputable US congressman is likely to give evidence at the trial of her brother. 60-year-old Patrice Tierney has already served time for her work at the Antigua-based US-facing credit betting operation run by various members of her extended family. Daniel Eremian stands accused alongside brother...
- Three more arrests in Sports Offshore credit betting bust
August 8, 2010
Three more men have been charged in the Sports Offshore case, the first example of prosecutions stemming from alleged violations of the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. While the prosecutors are having great fun mentioning Antigua every chance they get, CalvinAyre.com has established that the individuals charged in this...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012