Cantor Gaming CEO Under Possible Investigation by Feds
CEO Lee Amaitis (center) recently launched the Cantor Gaming Atlantis sports book; some say he is under federal scrutiny now
Perhaps Not a day goes by in the gaming universe without someone in a place of energy someplace being scrutinized by the feds anymore, it appears. Now Cantor Gaming CEO Lee Amaitis is under the limelight, according to the The Wall Street Journal, on the coat tail of colleague Michael Colbert Cantor’s now released vice president of danger management who pled guilty simply last month to knowingly accepting unlawful bets.
Denial from the Top
Parent company Cantor Fitzgerald was fast to deny the rumor, however, saying in an issued statement: ‘We feel compelled to address this reckless and rumor that is baseless. The notion that Lee Amaitis is a target of federal prosecutors or which he participated in illegal bookmaking is baseless and false.’
Of program, Anthony Weiner also vehemently denied he was still sexting, so there you go regarding denials of rumors.
Accepting wagers from ‘runners’ people whom place wagers for an operation is illegal in Nevada, where Cantor Gaming is headquartered.
It would certainly behoove the sports book company to distance themselves from any further insinuations of illegalities, given that Amaitis just attended opening ceremonies for a Cantor that is new Gaming and sports books at the Atlantis Casino on Paradise Island within the Bahamas. The company now has eight sports publications in Las Vegas, runs the Palms Casino poker room, and offers mobile betting apps, combined with new Atlantis book, which will be their first run outside of Nevada. Continua a leggere