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NCAA March Madness Likely to Lead to Billions in Gambling and Lost Workplace Productivity

Just as the country has calmed down from the huge wave of Super Bowl gambling, a new Selection Sunday and NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament signals the beginning of another gambling craze.  374 more words

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NY man pleads guilty in gambling operation

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– A New York man plead guilty in federal court for failing to file a wagering tax return Wednesday.

According to a release, 33 year old Salvatore Ferraioli of Staten Island was involved in an illegal sports gambling operation based out of Stamford. 81 more words


Ga. attorney general weighs in on former chief's pension

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Savannah officials wanted to diminish or eliminate former police chief Willie Lovett’s pension following his recent conviction got disheartening news on Friday. 204 more words

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Will illegal gambling rings return for the St. Pat's festival?

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — After the trial against the former Savannah-Chatham Metro police chief revealed illegal gambling took place during the St. Patrick’s Day festival, WJCL looked into what’s being done to make sure it doesn’t return. 264 more words

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Mechanicsburg bookie sentenced to 5 months for illegal sports betting

HARRISBURG, PA (WPMT) A federal judge has sentenced Steven Sheely, Jr., 40,  of Mechanicsburg to five months in prison his role in a multi-million dollar sports gambling operation. 160 more words


FBI, San Jose Police Raid Vietnamese Cafes, Seize Nearly 100 Illegal Gambling Machines

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Dozens of San Jose police officers and FBI agents raided several Vietnamese cafes Tuesday night, in a major operation to root out illegal gambling machines at the establishments. 258 more words


Super Bowl 49 Brings Gambling to the Fore Front

Super Bowl 49  brings the NFL’s largest game to lime light with headlines of a Patriots cheating scandal that sounds all too familiar. Another year of allegations that coach Bill Belichick and Tom Brady were looking for way to edge the competition in what is being termed “deflategate.” Deflating the football gives the running back a better grip so as not to fumble the ball and the receivers an easier time to squeeze the ball for a catch, especially in bad weather when the ball is slippery. 322 more words

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