2006 July 17 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
DAVID Carruthers, chief executive of online gaming group BETonSPORTS, has been detained by US authorities while changing planes.
David Carruthers, whom authorities say runs an offshore gambling company that illegally takes bets from U.S. residents, was ordered held in custody today after a brief appearance in federal district court in Fort Worth.
A 21-year-old film student from Los Angeles who dipped into a college fund and his parents’ wallets for his entry stakes has become the youngest player to win a World Series of Poker event.
CASINOS, betting shops and other gambling organisations will be allowed to advertise on television under proposed rules published today.
Casinos, betting shops and gambling websites will be allowed to advertise on television and radio for the first time next year under guidelines published by the advertising standards watchdog
Federal officials on Monday charged 11 people, including the CEO of a big gambling Web site, alleging they committed conspiracy, racketeering and fraud in taking sports bets from U.S. residents.
Casinos, betting shops and other forms of gambling could be advertised on television under proposed new rules published yesterday. The guidelines set out content restrictions for gambling adverts in both the broadcast and print media.
THE JOPLIN GLOBE Joe Callari is 27. He’s a college student. He has no wife, no kids.
The chief executive of BetonSports was arrested on entry to the US yesterday and the company ordered to stop taking bets from Americans, as federal prosecutors took a major step towards shutting down the offshore internet betting industry.