Neteller founder pleads guilty
Making headlines across the mainstream media late Friday was the news that Neteller co-founder Stephen Lawrence (47) had pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge over the handling of billions of dollars in illegal gambling proceeds.
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- Second Neteller founder folds
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- Stillwater man pleads guilty to sports betting
- Another Legens sports betting defendant pleads guilty
- Online sportsbetting organiser pleads guilty
- Staten Island bookie pleads guilty to promoting gambling
- Online sports betting operator pleads guilty to RICO offences
- Jacktrade pleads guilty to illegal gambling charge
- Gambling Leader Pleads Guilty
- Former New Jersey trooper pleads guilty in gambling case with links to NHL
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Interesting gambling information:
- Bingo as we know it today is a form of lottery and is a direct descendant of Lo Giuoco del Lotto d'Italia - the Italian National Lottery organized in 1530.
- Gambling became legalized in Vegas in 1931 by Mayme V. Stocker and J.H. Morgan who was issued Clark County Gaming License No. 1.
- Riverboat casinos were first legalized in Iowa, then Illinois, followed closely by Missouri, Indiana, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
- 2000: MGM Grand Inc. stages the gaming industry's largest corporate buyout with its $6 million purchase of Mirage Resorts Inc.
2005: Las Vegas celebrates one illustrious century on May 15.