RUMOR MILL REPORT
27 July 2006
At least four different sources report that HR4411in all probability will not come up in the Senate before they break on August 4th. It was originally reported by Rueters that it would not, then they reported that it had been made a priority and probably would come up before the break, then they reported that it probably would not. Other sources report it won’t. So far, the nay’s have it.
It has been rumored that BetonSports is working to be back in business by the end of next week. Oh, they also fired David Carruthers, their beleagured CEO who is currently residing in a holding cell somewhere in the USA.
23 June 2009Betonsport's Founder to face Trial
It’s been awhile, but you should remember this situation very well, especially if you live in America. Gary Kaplan, the founder of the online sportsbook Betonsports, and 10 other defendants were indicted 3 years ago in St. Louis for accepting sports wagers over the Internet and via phone, which was in direct violation of the age-old USA wire act which prohibits such activities.Read full article
17 July 2006CARRUTHERS DETENTION NOT BECAUSE OF PROPOSED INTERNET GAMBLING BAN
David Carruthers was detained in Miami yesterday and held in an undisclosed location awaiting court today, Monday, July 17th. It has been reported that Carruthers’ detention is no likely to be related to the online gambling ban approved by the House last week, but is related to the federal investigation of the former owner of BETONSPORTS, Gary Kaplan. Federal investigators believe Carruthers has information that could lead to an indictment of Kaplan.Read full article
17 July 2006NO BAIL UNTIL AT LEAST FRIDAY FOR DAVID CARRUTHERS
David Carruthers was charged with conspiracy in offering bets on college and professional sports to U.S. residents and that BetonSports took wagers via internet and lelephone line. He’s being held without bail at this time. Federal prosecutors requested that no bail be set until David is sent to Missouri to face charges. The judge allowed David be held without bail at least until Friday, when the detention hearing is scheduled.Read full article