Fines, Lawsuits & Litigation

MLB Investigates San Diego Padres’ Infielder Tucupita Marcano for Alleged Baseball Betting

Major League Baseball is probing San Diego Padres infielder Tucupita Marcano for allegedly betting on baseball games, a potential violation that could result in a lifetime ban. According to a source familiar wi...

Michigan Gaming Control Board Cracks Down on Illegal Online Gaming: Cease-and-Desist Issued to Overseas Operator Bovada

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has initiated a decisive crackdown on Bovada, an offshore gaming company operating unlawfully within Michigan's jurisdiction. Responding to this breach, the MGCB dispatc...

Running Aces Lawsuit Expands to Include Mystic Lake and Little Six Casinos, Alleging Illegal Games

A federal lawsuit initiated by Running Aces last month, alleging executives' "illegal and unfair advantages" through unauthorized casino games, has broadened its scope. The amended complaint, filed recently, no...

Christchurch Man Charged in Alleged Largest Illegal Lottery Case in New Zealand History; Over $11 Million Generated in Prizes

In what has been dubbed the largest illegal lottery operation ever uncovered in New Zealand, a Christchurch man and his company find themselves at the center of a significant legal battle. The charges they face...

New Jersey Woman Fights for Her Alleged $2 Million Jackpot Win at Atlantic City Bally’s, Claims Casino Won’t Pay Out

Roney Beal, a 72-year-old resident of New Jersey, finds herself embroiled in a contentious battle with an Atlantic City casino over a substantial jackpot win. Beal's claim of winning over $2 million at Bally’s ...

Cherokee-Backed Group Counters Proposed Amendment Threatening Pope County Casino License, Sparks Legal Battle in Arkansas Gaming Sector

Investing in Arkansas, a Cherokee-backed group, has been established to counter a proposed constitutional amendment that aims to repeal the contentious Pope County casino license. This development adds another ...

Ukraine Blocks Over 2,500 Illegal Gambling Websites; Investigation Includes $1.2B Suspected Money Laundering Case

Following the recent military gambling ban imposed on Ukrainian soldiers over cyber security concerns, the Prosecutor General' Office reportedly reveals that the Ukrainian lawmakers continue to address the adve...

888.com to Withdraw Gambling Adverts from London’s Trains and Buses Amidst Political Campaign

Popular online casino operator 888.com reportedly decides to withdraw adverts from London's transport network following the gambling harm claims and the criticism of the UK capital's mayor Sadiq Khan raised for...

Athletes from Iowa Accuse Sports Betting Investigators of Using Unauthorized Tools During Investigation, Civil Lawsuit Filed

Iowa and Iowa State athletes decided to enter a battle against the state and hired attorneys Van Plumb and Matthew Boles to file a civil lawsuit against the state and its public safety and criminal investigatio...

Operator of Hollywood Casino at Meadows Pays $10,000 Fine for Breaching Problem Gaming Rules

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has imposed a $10,000 fine on gambling operator Washington Trotting Association over problem gambling breach allegations. As CBS News reports, the Board has introduced the ...

Canadian Regulatory Body Fights Against Competitive Manipulation, Porter Case Sets an Example

Canada is fighting against irregularities in the sports betting industry, and the most recent step is including a sports integrity watchdog, whose duty is to ensure that the policies are strong enough to preven...