Tag Archives: Todd Lyons
- 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...
- Gambling Operator Caught In The US “Spin” Cycle
May 11, 2010
Massachusetts resident Todd Lyons, a representative of an Antiguan bookmaking operation, just got caught up in the US Feds spin cycle and it could cost him his freedom. Lyons is being charged with breaking the UIGEA. Federal prosecutors are spinning the case to validate their perceived illegality of online poker...
Ten Charged in Point Shaving Probe, FBI Ignoring Online Help
April 12, 2011
Gambling Operator Caught In The US “Spin” Cycle
May 11, 2010