CEO Lee Amaitis (center) recently started the Cantor Gaming Atlantis sports book; some say he is under federal scrutiny now
Maybe Not a day goes by in the gaming world without someone in a position of power somewhere being scrutinized by the feds anymore, it appears. Now Cantor Gaming CEO Lee Amaitis is under the spotlight, according to the The Wall Street Journal, on the layer tail of colleague Michael Colbert Cantor’s now released vice president of risk management who pled guilty just last month to knowingly accepting unlawful bets.
Denial from the Top
Parent business Cantor Fitzgerald was fast to deny the rumor, however, saying within 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 false and baseless.’
Of program, Anthony Weiner additionally vehemently denied he was still sexting, therefore there you go with regards to denials of rumors.
Accepting wagers from ‘runners’ people who spot wagers for an operation is illegal in Nevada, where Cantor Gaming is headquartered.
It would definitely behoove the sports book company to distance themselves from any further insinuations of illegalities, given that Amaitis just attended opening ceremonies for the brand new Cantor Gaming race and recreations books at the Atlantis Casino on Paradise Island within the Bahamas. (suite…)