Tag Archives: taiwanchik-trincher organization
- Helly Nahmad released from prison early; Feds want $13m from Phua defendants
December 8, 2014
New York art dealer Hillel ‘Helly’ Nahmad (pictured, on the left) has been let out of prison after serving five months of a 12-month sentence for his involvement in an illegal gambling operation. Nahmad was one of 34 individuals indicted in April 2013 in what the US Department of Justice...
- CRIMEWATCH: Ah Hai questioned, bookies sentenced, Golubchik to flip duplex
October 15, 2014
The Malaysian online gambling operator targeted in last week’s grenade attack in Kuala Lumpur has presented himself for questioning by local police. Ah Hai, a 53-year-old reputed crime boss who allegedly pointed a gun at police during a routine traffic stop in August, submitted to three hours of police questioning...
- Illya Trincher, Hawaiian restaurateur each get six months for illegal sports betting
May 9, 2014
Illya Trincher (pictured) has been sentenced to six months in prison for his "leadership role" in the Russian-American illegal sports betting and poker ring broken up by the US Department of Justice last April. Trincher, his brother Eugene and father Vadim were among the 34 individuals charged last year for...
- Ben Affleck caught card counting; ‘poker princess’ Molly Bloom gets probation
May 3, 2014
UPDATE: The Hard Rock has issued a statement saying Affleck is "not banned from our property and is welcome back any time." The statement made no mention of whether Affleck would be welcome at the Hard Rock's blackjack tables. Oscar-winning Hollywood actor/writer/director Ben Affleck has reportedly been banned from the...
- Five years in prison for Vadim Trincher, one year for Hillel Nahmad in sports bet case
April 30, 2014
Two more defendants have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the Russian-American illegal sports betting and poker ring broken up by the US Department of Justice last April. New York art dealer Hillel ‘Helly’ Nahmad (pictured far right) and pro poker player Vadim Trincher (on the left) were...
- Anatoly Golubchik gets five years for sports betting after judge goes off-script
A major figure in the so-called Taiwanchik-Trincher Organization had the book thrown at him Tuesday by a federal judge. New Jersey resident Anatoly Golubchik (pictured) was one of 34 individuals indicted last April by federal authorities as part of a crackdown on a vast illegal sports betting and poker operation...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017