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Umpire Pat Hoberg disciplined by MLB over violation of gambling rules

MLB umpire Pat Horberg has been suspended for allegedly violating the league’s gambling rules, The Washington Post’s Jon Heyman has confirmed. It is unclear what punishment he received, but Hoberg is appealing MLB’s decision. Athletic The first to report news. MLB said it found no evidence that Horberg’s games were tampered with. Umpire Pat Hoberg […]

Gambino mobsters among 17 charged in $22M illegal gambling ring on Staten Island

Seventeen people have been arrested in connection with a thriving network of illegal gambling and loan sharking on Staten Island controlled by the notorious Gambino crime family. The 84-count indictment details the inside story of an illegal operation that raked in a staggering $22.7 million in illegal gambling and also racked up $500,000 in interest […]

At least 4 more baseball players suspended for gambling

After San Diego Padres utility player Tucupita Marcano was banned for life for betting on baseball, four other players were also suspended for gambling. MLB said Marcano had placed 387 bets totaling more than $150,000, 231 of which were on major league baseball, including 25 bets on games involving the Pittsburgh Pirates, a team Marcano […]

Tucupita Marcano banned for life, four others suspended in gambling probe

Commercial Content 21+ Padres infielder Tucupita Marcano was banned for life by MLB on Tuesday, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced, for betting on Pirates games while with the team last season. Four other players — Athletics pitcher Michael Kelly, Diamondbacks pitcher Andrew Sahlfrank, Padres pitcher Jay Groome and Phillies infielder Jose Rodriguez — were suspended for […]

Alabama legislative session adjourned without final vote on gambling bill

Some Alabama lawmakers and even Gov. Kay Ivey expressed disappointment and frustration Thursday that the legislative session ended without a final vote on the gambling bill. The bill passed the House earlier in the session, but its supporters were unable to break the deadlock in the Senate, where a smaller version of the bill failed […]

Alabama lawmakers eye gambling compromise as legislative session nears its end

The Alabama Legislature on Tuesday proposed a gaming compromise that would license the state lottery and multiple establishments with electronic gambling machines. But the bill faces an uncertain outlook while Congress is out of session. Lawmakers aim to bring the issue to a statewide vote this August, and a conference committee approved two proposed bills. […]

Dave and Buster’s is going to let you start gambling on arcade games

It probably won’t result in someone getting hit in the face with a Skee-Ball, but Dave & Buster’s announced Tuesday that patrons will soon be able to gamble on arcade games. Lucra is a company that has developed betting technology. very Be careful not to use the words “gambling” or “betting” and instead refer to […]