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
Perhaps Not a day goes by in the gaming world without someone in a position of power someplace 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 coating tail of colleague Michael Colbert Cantor’s now released vice president of danger management whom pled guilty just last month to knowingly accepting unlawful wagers.
Denial through the Top
Parent company Cantor Fitzgerald was quick 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 unlawful bookmaking is false and baseless.’
Of course, Anthony Weiner additionally vehemently denied he was still sexting, so there you go with regards to denials of rumors.
Accepting wagers from ‘runners’ people whom spot bets for an operation is illegal in Nevada, where Cantor Gaming is headquartered.
It might truly behoove the sports book company to distance themselves from any further insinuations of illegalities, given that Amaitis just attended opening ceremonies for a Cantor that is new Gaming and activities 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 provides mobile betting apps, combined with new Atlantis book, that will be their first run outside of Nevada. Continue reading “Cantor Gaming CEO Under Possible Investigation by Feds”