David Carruthers

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Former MO Congressman Cashing In on Move to Legalize Online Gambling

    Wikimedia CommonsWelcome to the poker "lobby." We'll start you with $300,000...​The Washington Post published an interesting read earlier this week about Dems in Congress who are gunning to overturn laws that make Internet gambling illegal. Rep. Barney Frank and others want the government to regul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    David Carruthers: From House Arrest to Prison

    Wikimedia CommonsCarruthers was known for bringing the brains to the scrappy sports gambling outfit. ​After more than three years on house arrest, the former CEO of BETonSPORTS today was sentenced to 33 months in a federal prison. David Carruthers, a Scotsman who helmed the now-defunct cyber-sport ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Former BETonSPORTS Executives Will Be Staying Home for Awhile

    ​Gary Kaplan's brother and sister have each been sentenced to house arrest for helping to make the now-defunct BETonSPORTS a billion-dollar offshore sports book.U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson yesterday ordered Neil Kaplan and Lori Kaplan-Multz each to spend ten months on house arrest. Both Kapl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Sentencing of BETonSPORTS Founder Gary Kaplan is Postponed

    ​Gary Kaplan, the founder of the now-defunct offshore cyber-gambling empire known as BETonSPORTS, was slated to be sentenced on federal racketeering charges in U.S. District Court tomorrow. But that proceeding has been rescheduled for November 2 at 1:30 p.m. U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson grant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Former CEO Waits for Prison Sentence by Running Marathons

    Wikimedia CommonsDavid Carruthers was known for bringing the brains to the BETonSPORTS operation. His feet are fast, too.​The $1 million bonded ankle bracelet that David Carruthers wears as part of his house arrest has presumably prevented the former CEO of BETonSPORTS from carrying on much of a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Gary Kaplan's Siblings Plead Guilty in the Online Gambling/Racketeering Case Against Them and the Family Company, BetOnSports

    Wikimedia CommonsThe brother, sister and personal assistant of Gary Kaplan, the erstwhile emperor of the BETOnSPORTS offshore, online gambling outfit, have rolled in the federal racketeering case brought against them by the federal government.Neil Kaplan, Lori Kaplan-Multz and Penelope Ann Tucker ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Former BETonSPORTS CEO Now Playing for the Government

    Wikimedia CommonsDavid Carruthers, during better daysDavid Carruthers, the former CEO of the now-defunct Internet sports book BETonSPORTS, agreed today to testify against his former boss and colleagues in a substantial racketeering case unfolding here. Carruthers pled guilty today in U.S. District C ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2007

    Double Down

    Gary Kaplan put all of his chips on BETonSPORTS and drew the worst hand of his life. Now hes making tuna casserole in a St. Louis jail.