Cantor Gaming CEO Under Possible Investigation by Feds
CEO Lee Amaitis (center) recently opened the Cantor Gaming Atlantis sports book; some say he is under federal scrutiny now
Not a day goes by in the gaming world without someone in a position of energy someplace being scrutinized by the feds anymore, it seems. Now Cantor Gaming CEO Lee Amaitis is under the limelight, according to the The Wall Street Journal, on the coating tail of colleague Michael Colbert Cantor’s now released vice president of risk management whom pled guilty just last month to knowingly accepting unlawful bets.
Denial through the Top
Parent business Cantor Fitzgerald was quick to deny the rumor, however, saying within 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 additionally vehemently denied he was still sexting, therefore there you go when it comes to 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 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 activities books at the Atlantis Casino on Paradise Island into the Bahamas. The company now has eight sports books in Las Vegas, operates the Palms Casino poker room, and provides mobile betting apps, combined with the Atlantis that is new book that is their first run outside of Nevada. (more…)