Fired Tulsa banker committed fraud to pay his bookie nearly $200000, feds say – Tulsa World

A former Tulsa banking executive siphoned nearly $200,000 from his employer to pay off gambling debts, federal prosecutors charged Tuesday. Blake Brian Ferguson, 36, was named in a four-count criminal information that alleges Ferguson paid his gambling debts by committing a variety of fraudulent activities while employed at Firstar Bank N.A., where his title was…

NKY lawmaker: Pay off pension debt with casino revenues – Cincinnati.com

CLOSE Kentucky’s governor says he’s not privy to any news regarding Trump-McConnell but doesn’t think their friction will affect Kentucky. Matt Stone/Courier-Journal/USA TODAY Network Dennis Keene(Photo: Provided) Casinos in Kentucky might seem less likely than ever with Republicans in complete control of state government.  But that hasn’t discouraged Northern Kentucky Rep. Dennis Keene, D-Wilder, from…

West of Sunshine, set in Melbourne’s west, makes its mark at Venice – Ararat Advertiser

West of Sunshine, set in Melbourne’s west, makes its mark at Venice exit Australian writer-director Jason Raftopoulos was overcome by the five-minute standing ovation that greeted his debut film West of Sunshine after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. “It was a completely overwhelming experience,” he said. “So much of filmmaking is conducted…

Wayne Rooney: the untold story… we know about the drinking, gambling and goals but what else was going on behind … – Daily Mail

The story of Wayne Rooney is one that stretches beyond the football pitch  The £51,000 gambling debt he ran up was the start of something problematic  He felt the wrath of Sir Alex Ferguson after a night in a Southport cocktail bar  His off-the-field behaviour has often contrasted his on-the-field intelligence Some, like manager David Moyes,…

Calls for students to be educated on risks of gambling with some raking up debts as high as £10k – Derry Now

Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Karen Mullan has is calling for more advice and guidance to be given to students to help prevent them from becoming hooked on gambling. The partys Assembly Education spokesperson was speaking after reports from the Gambling Commission show that some students have £10,000 gambling debt. The Foyle MLA said: The Gambling Commission…