Downtown Vegas is on the up

From IOL Travel Las Vegas – Tilting my fedora at a rakish angle, I affect a gangster pose and swagger into the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. I’m greeted by Oscar Goodman, the former mayor of Vegas, who dreamt up the whole idea. I’d first met Oscar at a reception in London, flanked by two…

Black Friday Defendant Sues Former Attorney For ‘Professional Malpractice’

From Card Player Chad Elie, the former online poker payment processor currently serving time in jail, has sued Jeff Ifrah, his former lawyer, for “professional malpractice,” according to Forbes. The lawsuit, filed in Nevada, claims that Ifrah was involved with the online poker business prior to the industry falling in the cross hairs of the…

Unibet Sportsbook dispute

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint with Sportsbook Review. The player claims that he created an account with Unibet on February 26th, deposited €50 via Skrill and increased his balance to €300. Unibet allegedly locked the player’s account in March and asked for ID documents. The player obliged and sent…

Feds take down high-stakes poker, sportsbooking ring favorited by A-list celebs

From New York Daily News Federal agents busted a high-stakes New York City and Los Angeles-based poker and sportsbooking ring that catered to Wall Street multi-millionaires and Hollywood A-list celebrities, authorities said on Tuesday. Roughly 30 people were arrested in the FBI crackdown of the ring that sources say has ties to Russian organized crime,…