News tagged with illegal gambling

NY judge gives poker money man jail for bank fraud

(AP)—A man who processed money illegally for three Internet poker companies whose U.S. operations eventually were shut down was sentenced on Wednesday to five months in prison by a judge who said he played a "catch me if ...

Oct 04, 2012
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Major online poker room ordered to halt operations

One of the largest online poker rooms, Full Tilt Poker, was ordered Wednesday to immediately halt operations by authorities on the Channel Island of Alderney, where it is registered, the regulator said.

Jun 29, 2011
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First guilty plea in US online poker case

The American president of a Costa Rica-based company is facing up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally processing payments for Internet poker firms.

May 24, 2011
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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 ...

May 13, 2011
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Group says poker winnings are frozen

(AP) -- An advocacy group for online poker said Tuesday that the federal government has frozen more than $30 million in the accounts of payment processors that handle the winnings of thousands of online poker players.

Jun 10, 2009
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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 ...

Apr 26, 2011
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