On January 17, 2014, a former Oklahoma City bookie was sentenced to 27 months in a federal prison for illegal gambling and money laundering. Teddy Mitchell pleaded guilty in July last year to hosting illegal poker games in his house and running a Costa Rica-based Internet business that accepted illegal sports bets.
According the prosecutors, Mitchell's made millions of dollars from his illegal [...] Read more » Oklahoma City Bookie Speaks Out on His Wife's Murder
How the hell this news ended up in this site? Its a criminal case with at best partial gambling aspect - why should we know how every lowbrow criminal treating his 'beloved' ones? Its already a straight up from a Martin Scorsese movie kinda scenario I dont know it should be made a news headline out of it on an affiliate site. I mean people come here for bonuses and whatnot and what they saw is the same headline huntingreporting that standard in elsewhere. Theres really no need for that Im sure of it.
Joined: Mar '12
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 32 (M)
Thats what happens when you mess with the underworld and don't have any prtection yourself. When it comes to money there's nothing more powerful a motivator, people will do anything for it and this guy found out the horrible way.
Gambling we see on TV etc is very refined and polished. But half the guys playing poker are involved in rackets and all sorts from being backed by shady characters to investing in shady organisations etc etc.