Tag Archives: wsex
- WSEX co-founder Haden Ware returns to US, pleads guilty to conspiracy
January 15, 2016
Haden Ware, the indicted co-founder of defunct online gambling site World Sports Exchange (WSEX), has returned to US shores to face the music. The Associated Press reported that Ware (pictured) appeared in a Manhattan federal court on Thursday to plead guilty to conspiracy in connection with his role in running...
- World Sports Exchange co-founder Jay Cohen sued by irate bettor
July 24, 2014
Jay Cohen, co-founder of defunct online gambling site World Sports Exchange (WSEX), is reportedly about to be sued by a disgruntled bettor. For those who might not be aware or who may have purged WSEX’s tortured existence from their memories, the site shut down last April after publicly admitting what...
- WSEX co-founder Steve Schillinger dead of apparent suicide
April 24, 2013
Online sports betting outfit WagerWeb has reduced the rollover requirements for accounts recently transferred over from Legends Sports. On Friday, it was announced that WagerWeb would assume responsibility for Legends’ player accounts, after Legends was indicted by the US Department of Justice and Panamanian authorities revoked Legends’ gaming license. At...
- WSEX.com shuts down due to lack of money, financial review underway
April 19, 2013
In one of the least surprising notices of 2013, troubled online bookmaker World Sports Exchange (WSEX) has shut down. A notice posted to WSEX.com on Friday claimed the site had been “forced to halt business activities at this time due to inadequate capitol [sic] resources.” The notice goes on to...
- World Sports Exchange’s Jay Cohen is not a crook, he’s a social gaming pioneer
December 3, 2012
There’s a thread over at online sports betting forum SBR titled ‘WSEX Slow Payout Updates’ that contains a whopping 2,315 posts. None of these posts were written by World Sports Exchange honcho Jay Cohen; understandable, perhaps, yet nonetheless highly ironic, given that Cohen was a gambling forum mainstay back before...
- Microgaming poker skins exit Spain; Codere’s war with PokerStars, Sportingbet
February 11, 2012
Struggling online sportsbook World Sports Exchange (WSEX) has informed its remaining dozen or so poker players that it is shutting down its World Poker Exchange room effective Feb. 15 at 1pm. In a slightly more significant poker pullout, Pokerfuse spoke to a representative from NordicBet, one of Microgaming’s poker skins,...