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Billy Walters Received Insider Information Via ‘Bat Phone,’ Jury Hears

Billy Walters Received Insider Information Via ‘Bat Phone,’ Jury Hears

Former chairman of Dean Foods Thomas Davis told a Manhattan court that is federal Tuesday which he regularly shared privileged insider information about the company with Vegas sports betting legend Billy Walters.

Sports Billy that is betting Walters multiple costs of wire fraud and securities fraud.The alleged source of insider information, his former friend, Thomas Davis, testified against him this week.

The set would specially communicate via designated prepaid cellphones which they called their ‘bat phones,’ Davis said.

Walters is on trial accused of profiting from illegal stock market trades on Dean Foods, A dallas-based company and certainly one of the greatest processors of milk in the US.

It is also alleged that Walters shared insider information, obtained from Davis, with their friends, including the golfer Phil Mickelson, that is planned to be called as a witness for the defense.

Innocent Fulfilling

Davis said that the connection had started ‘fairly innocently’ after the pair met at a California course in the mid-nineties. He had been happy enough to offer the occasional stock market tip in the hope he’d acquire some sports betting advice in exchange, he said

But the nature regarding the relationship changed when Davis borrowed almost $1 million from Walters. After that, it ‘grew to a spot where I was a virtual conduit’ for inside information, he said.

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Final Four Odds Favor Gonzaga and North Carolina, but Cinderellas Oregon and South Carolina Remain

Final Four Odds Favor Gonzaga and North Carolina, but Cinderellas Oregon and South Carolina Remain

The Final Four odds favor the no. that is remaining seeds Gonzaga and North Carolina to meet up with in the championship game on April 3. But Cinderellas No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 South Carolina still have a possiblity to disrupt that prospective one-on-one showdown.

Gonzaga is headed to its Final that is first four and some oddsmakers in Vegas think they’re the team to beat.

The Zags, now 36-1, had the easiest of the Elite Eight games by matching up against No. 11 Xavier. The Bulldogs cruised 83-59, and so are now the odds-on favorites in Las Vegas to win their first-ever NCAA men’s basketball title.

Gonzaga never gone to the Final Four, but oddsmakers believe now’s their time. The at 7-5 to win all of it. UNC follows closely at 8-5, followed closely by Oregon (4-1) and South Carolina 8-1.

‘It’s been a long, difficult journey to understand this system here,’ coach Mark Few said. ‘ We’ll go down there (Phoenix) and try to win the plain thing.’

Both games of the Final Four are on Saturday, April 1, at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. South Carolina plays Gonzaga first, with the end scheduled for 6:09 pm ET. Oregon and UNC have actually the nightcap at 8:49 pm ET.

For people who believe the Zags have two more wins in them, bettors can find better odds on the Bulldogs at Bovada. The online site has UNC while the favorite at +140, followed by Gonzaga (+180), Continue reading Final Four Odds Favor Gonzaga and North Carolina, but Cinderellas Oregon and South Carolina Remain

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Billy Walters Received Insider Information Via ‘Bat Phone,’ Jury Hears

Billy Walters Received Insider Information Via ‘Bat Phone,’ Jury Hears

Former chairman of Dean Foods Thomas Davis told a Manhattan court that is federal Tuesday he regularly shared privileged insider information concerning the company with Las Vegas sports betting legend Billy Walters.

Sports betting Billy Walters faces multiple costs of wire fraudulence and securities fraud.The alleged source of insider information, his former buddy, Thomas Davis, testified against him this week.

The set would specially communicate via designated prepaid cellphones that they called their ‘bat phones,’ Davis said.

Walters is on trial accused of profiting from illegal stock market trades on Dean Foods, a company that is dallas-based certainly one of the largest processors of milk in the usa.

It’s also alleged that Walters shared insider information, obtained from Davis, with his friends, including the golfer Phil Mickelson, who is scheduled to be called as a witness for the defense.

Innocent Meeting

Davis said that the connection had started ‘fairly innocently’ after the pair met at a California golf course in the mid-nineties. He had been happy enough to own stock that is occasional tip into the hope he’d get some sports betting advice inturn, he said

Nevertheless the nature for the relationship changed whenever Davis borrowed almost $1 million from Walters. After that, it ‘grew to a spot where we was a virtual conduit’ for inside information, he said.

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$1 Million Jackpot that is progressive Won Mohegan Sun by Arson Victim

$1 Million Jackpot that is progressive Won Mohegan Sun by Arson Victim

A $1 million progressive jackpot had been won early in the day this month at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut by a girl who had been the victim of arson in 2015.

Alison Anzalone, second from remaining, is all smiles after winning a $1 million jackpot, a change that is welcomed 2 yrs of difficulty that included being the victim of arson.

Alison Anzalone, 23, took the stand this week to testify against her ex-boyfriend, 29-year-old Gregory Bruno, who is accused of setting fire to her parents’ home and killing four of the family’s dogs. While it’s certainly an emotional time for the Anzalones, they will have plenty to be optimistic about whatever the court verdict after Alison won $1,001,459 at Mohegan Sun on March 11.

Alison, who works as a cocktail waitress at an unidentified casino in her home state of New Hampshire, had been visiting Mohegan Sun and playing the Super 4 Progressive Blackjack Jackpot when she became an immediate millionaire.

The progressive jackpot is set up by way of a bet that is side. When the dealer has blackjack in the tactile hand, the Super 4 Bonus is triggered. Combining the dealer’s blackjack cards and the ball player’s first two dealt cards, if the four-card poker hand is just a royal flush in diamonds, the modern jackpot is hit. That’s properly what happened to Alison.

According to Wizard of Odds, the probability of Alison’s winning fate was 0.000001680.

Karma Strikes

A bit more than Continue reading $1 Million Jackpot that is progressive Won Mohegan Sun by Arson Victim

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UKGC Brands Skin Betting Operators ‘Parasites’

UKGC Brands Skin Betting Operators ‘Parasites’

The united kingdom Gambling Commission has weighed in on skin-betting, the practice of gambling with virtual items that are in-game branding the third-party sites that facilitate such gambling ‘parasitic.’

Sarah Harrison UKGC chief exec believes that the amount of publicity of young visitors to skin-gambling is ‘worrying.’ The regulator guaranteed the world’s first prosecution linked to gambling with in-game products in January.

The video games industry needs to do more to counter these web sites, which present ‘a clear and danger that is present players, including kids,’ said Sarah Harrison, UKGC chief-exec.

What is Skin-betting?

Skin betting, named for he colorful designer weapons in video game Counter Strike: Global Offensive, grew into a multi-billion dollar industry year that is last.

Since skins can be found in varying degrees of rarity and is exchanged between players, as well as used in sites that are third-party they have attained a ‘real-world’ value, which means they can be utilized by for gambling.

And since a large percentage of the public that is video-gaming under the legal gambling age, and third-party skin gambling sites are unlicensed and come with no regulatory checks and balances, they pose a significant threat to children, said Harrison.

‘Mums and dads could be giving money to a child thinking they are gambling and this is a real worry,’ she said that they are playing a computer game when in fact. ‘Gamblin Continue reading UKGC Brands Skin Betting Operators ‘Parasites’