NYPD Blue Creator David Milch Is In Massive Debt After Gambling Away Over $100 Million – TV Guide (blog)

David Milch, who created NYPD Blue and Deadwood, is on a $40-a-week allowance after gambling away his entire fortune. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the four-time Emmy winner earned an estimated $100 million throughout his career. However, a lawsuit filed by Milch’s wife, Rita Milch, reveals the critically-acclaimed writer is now $17 million in debt…

‘Mad Genius’: Gambling Debts Claim Bulk Of Hollywood Producer David Milch’s Fortune – Paulick Report

For several decades, David Milch has been a powerful force in Hollywood. Milch, a four-time Emmy-winning writer and producer was one of the creative minds behind such acclaimed television dramas as NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues, and Deadwood. A longtime horse racing fan, Milch also created the short-lived HBO drama Luck, which while critically acclaimed, seemed to have nothing but bad luck…

Former NFL player Reggie Rucker stole more than $100000 from Cleveland charity to pay Las Vegas gambling debts – New York Daily News

DAVID RICHARD/AP Reggie Rucker is accused of stealing from Cleveland charity to pay off gambling losses in Las Vegas. CLEVELAND A former NFL player withdrew hundreds of thousands of dollars from the account of an inner-city Cleveland charity to satisfy Las Vegas gambling debts and to pay personal expenses, according to charges filed Tuesday…

Ex-Brown Reggie Rucker charged with using charitable donations to pay gambling debt – fox8.com

Reggie Rucker (Fox 8 file photo) × Ex-Brown Reggie Rucker charged with using charitable donations to pay gambling debt Reggie Rucker (Fox 8 file photo) CLEVELAND Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker is facing federal charges after authorities say he used charitable donations to pay his gambling debts. Rucker, 68, of Warrensville Heights, played for the…