News tagged with gambling

Four Canadians indicted on US gambling charges

US authorities seized the gambling website Bodog on Tuesday and announced the indictment of four Canadians on charges of illegal sports betting and money laundering, including founder Calvin Ayre.

dateFeb 28, 2012 in Internet
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Feds: Full Tilt Poker site was Ponzi scheme

(AP) -- An Internet poker company that was blocked from operating in the U.S. in the spring as part of an online gambling crackdown was "not a legitimate poker company, but a global Ponzi scheme," federal prosecutors said ...

dateSep 20, 2011 in Internet
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Google near US settlement over ad practices

Google is close to reaching a settlement with the Justice Department over allegations it made hundreds of millions of dollars by accepting advertisements from online pharmacies that break US law, The Wall ...

dateMay 13, 2011 in Business
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Caesars CEO: Poker indictments present opportunity

(AP) -- Federal indictments targeting the three largest online poker companies present an opportunity for the United States to fully legalize and regulate the $6 billion industry, the chief executive of the world's largest ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Internet
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Poker domain names unfrozen to allow refunds

US authorities said Wednesday they were unfreezing the domain names of two online poker companies targeted in a crackdown on Internet gambling so US players could withdraw their money.

dateApr 20, 2011 in Internet
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