Celeb Gambler Gorodetsky Guilty Of Fraud

Ben Hamill - February 10, 2020

When big-time celebrity sports better and gambler Robert Gorodetsky appeared before Chicago Federal Court Judge Elaine Bucklo on February 5, his was a silhouette far removed from the grandiose persona portrayed by the one and same up to n...Read More

Two Men Arrested For Attempted Lotto Fraud

Ben Hamill - January 10, 2020

Winning the Lottery is a stroke of luck not destined to befall everyone during their lifetime. People embrace a variety of good-luck superstitions and charms in an attempt to make those winning numbers drop and some have even claimed repe...Read More

NetEnt Live Partners With Anti-Fraud Specialists

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2019

Let it not be said that NetEnt isn’t going all out on the anti-fraud front. The casino games development giant has enlisted the services of an anti-fraud expert called Live Fraud Solutions in order to protect its new...Read More

Sleight Of Hand Casino Cheat Caught In The Act

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2019

Whilst it may be true that Poker is first of all a game of skill, it certainly doesn’t mean that all odds are instantly out the window. The same goes for dealer-derivatives like High Card Flush. This may be regarded ...Read More

partypoker Ramps Up Anti-Fraud Efforts

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2019

Online Poker operator partypoker is making good on its promises of tightening the noose around the neck of fraudsters, and with renewed resolve. The operator recently confirmed having closed down a total of 277 “bot” accounts ...Read More

Identical US Lotto Numbers Raise Concerns

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2019

Could the lucky winning numbers drawn in American lotteries be less random than they seem? In dozens of games throughout the US, identical sets of winning digits have been generated within months – or even weeks – of each othe...Read More

Scratch Card Winner Accused of Fraud

Ben Hamill - December 20, 2018

56-year old Eric Walker from Sheffield is calling foul on a decision by UK Lottery organisers Camelot to not proceed with a jackpot payout to the tune of £200,000. According to Sheffield, he had legitimately managed to match three s...Read More

Loto-Quebec Scammed Out of $1m

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2018

Canadian gambling operator Loto-Quebec is reportedly investigating a scam that defrauded it out of more than $1 million dollars. Surprisingly, the province’s state-run gaming entity kept this information on the down low for months b...Read More

iGaming Fraud Solution Headed For ICE London

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2018

We’re all, each and every one of us, very much at risk of falling prey to fraudsters and their unsavoury activities, especially in the age of the Internet, when most of us leave some form of a digital footprint out there. Online cas...Read More

PokerStars and Player Agrees to Drop All Charges

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2018

If you’re going to try and have your cake and eat it too, you best make sure that on your end of the net, the court is squeaky clean. Just ask world-renowned professional Poker player, Gordon Vayo. Vayo had previously tried to take ...Read More

iGaming’s 2018 Payment Trends

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2018

The year so far has been filled with unique innovations in the iGaming sphere, many of which were highlighted by the recent SiGMA conference. The event interviewed professionals from the financial technology sector in order to gain more i...Read More

Exploring BC’s Infamous ‘Vancouver Model’

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

It was just days after David Eby started his new role as British Columbia’s attorney general (AG) in 2017 that local casino operators issued a warning to him. “Get ready,” they said, informing him upfront that what they ...Read More

David Baazov Accused of Fraud by Kenyan MP

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2018

A former Kenyan lawmaker has now come forward to make serious accusations of fraud against Canadian businessman and former Amaya CEO David Baazov, stating that he misappropriated millions of Kenyan shillings using NIC Bank accounts after ...Read More

US Bingo Hall Investigated for Theft

Ben Hamill - September 24, 2018

Over in the US, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division has begun an in-depth investigation at the local Roseville Bingo Hall. The probe has come as a response to allegations of embezzle...Read More

Sen. Campbell Dodges Money Laundering Questions

Ben Hamill - September 21, 2018

has recently been dubbed the ‘epicenter’ of money laundering by global organised crime groups. However, throughout its troubled years, Senator Larry Campbell has earned over $800,000 in compensation, not to m...Read More

Store Owner Sentenced for $257k Lotto Fraud

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2018

As helpful as lottery games are as a tool to help a few lucky punters win huge, they are also often a conduit for fraudulent activity. Most recently, one of Canada’s largest lotto-related fraudsters has officially been sentenced to ...Read More

UK Man Dupes Lottery Out of £2.5m

Ben Hamill - September 17, 2018

In the UK, a local British man has officially been charged with fraud after allegedly using a fake national lottery ticket to claim a sizable cash prize. The value of the jackpot in question was a whopping £2.5 million, which will n...Read More

The US’s Biggest Lottery Scam

Ben Hamill - September 10, 2018

In 2005, an innocent comment set events in motion that would eventually culminate in one of the largest lottery scams that the world has ever seen to date. American local Eddie Tipton, a Dungeons and Dragons enthusiast and employee at the...Read More

Lotto Fraud family Goes To Prison

Ben Hamill - September 08, 2018

A father, son and daughter trio who won a hefty $12.5 million on a free lottery ticket they had scammed off a customer at their variety store were officially sentenced by Canadian courts on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The father of the f...Read More

GCGC Accused of Shredding Financial Records

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2018

The Western Canadian operator of River Rock Casino Resort was given a warning in 2017 that some of the establishment’s staff members may have violated federal financial reporting laws by allegedly shredding paper records detailing h...Read More

Exec in Hot Water Over BC Casino Probe

Ben Hamill - August 22, 2018