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
Not a goes by in the gaming universe without someone in a position of power somewhere being scrutinized by the feds anymore, it seems day. Now Cantor Gaming CEO Lee Amaitis is under the spotlight, according to the The Wall Street Journal, on the coating tail of colleague Michael Colbert Cantor’s now released vice president of danger management who pled guilty just last month to knowingly accepting illegal wagers.
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 baseless rumor. The notion that Lee Amaitis is a target of federal prosecutors or that he participated in illegal bookmaking is false and baseless.’
Of program, Anthony Weiner also vehemently denied he was still sexting, therefore there you go with regards to denials of rumors.
Accepting wagers from ‘runners’ people whom destination bets for an operation is illegal in Nevada, where Cantor Gaming is headquartered.
It could truly behoove the sports book company to distance themselves from any further insinuations of illegalities, given that Amaitis just attended opening ceremonies for the Cantor that is new Gaming and sports books at the Atlantis Casino on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The company now has eight sports books in Las Vegas, runs the Palms Casino poker room, and offers mobile betting apps, combined with new Atlantis guide, that is their first run outside of Nevada. Continue reading “Cantor Gaming CEO Under Possible Investigation by Feds”