Cantor Gaming CEO Under Possible Investigation by Feds
CEO Lee Amaitis (center) recently started the Cantor Gaming Atlantis sports book; some say he is under federal scrutiny now
Maybe 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 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 simply last month to knowingly accepting unlawful bets.
Denial through the Top
Parent company Cantor Fitzgerald was fast to deny the rumor, however, saying within an issued statement: ‘We feel compelled to address this irresponsible and baseless rumor. The notion that Lee Amaitis is a target of federal prosecutors or which he participated in illegal bookmaking is baseless and false.’
Of course, Anthony Weiner also vehemently denied he was still sexting, so there you go when it comes to denials of rumors.
Accepting wagers from ‘runners’ people who destination bets for an operation is illegal in Nevada, where Cantor Gaming is headquartered.
It could definitely 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 recreations books at the Atlantis Casino on Paradise Island within the Bahamas. The company now has eight sports publications in Las Vegas, operates the Palms Casino poker room, and provides mobile betting apps, along with the new Atlantis book, that will be their first run outside of Nevada. Continue reading “Cantor Gaming CEO Under Possible Investigation by Feds”