Feeds

BetonSports founder arrested

Bookie booked

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

Gary Kaplan, the founder of BetonSports.com was arrested late last week in the Dominican Republic.

Kaplan was charged with 20 felony offences in July last year. Other members of BetonSports' management - like chief executive David Carruthers - have already been in court. Carruthers was caught at Dallas airport on his way to company headquarters in Costa Rica. He is currently awaiting trial.

Last week, following a worldwide search, Kaplan was caught at a hotel in Santo Domingo by Dominican police, officials from the US State Department, and the FBI, according to AP.

He is expected to be returned to St Louis for trial.

Kaplan left BetonSports some time ago and was rumoured to be hiding out anywhere from Israel to South America.

The US unilateral ban on gambling suffered a blow last week. On Friday the World Trade Organisation (WTO), in a case brought by Antigua, again ruled the US ban was in breach of international law. The WTO wants any ban on gambling websites to apply to US and non-US firms equally. ®

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

More from The Register

next story
Phones 4u slips into administration after EE cuts ties with Brit mobe retailer
More than 5,500 jobs could be axed if rescue mission fails
Driving with an Apple Watch could land you with a £100 FINE
Bad news for tech-addicted fanbois behind the wheel
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Sony says year's losses will be FOUR TIMES DEEPER than thought
Losses of more than $2 BILLION loom over troubled Japanese corp
Radio hams can encrypt, in emergencies, says Ofcom
Consultation promises new spectrum and hints at relaxed licence conditions
Special pleading against mass surveillance won't help anyone
Protecting journalists alone won't protect their sources
Big Content Australia just blew a big hole in its credibility
AHEDA's research on average content prices did not expose methodology, so appears less than rigourous
Bono: Apple will sort out monetising music where the labels failed
Remastered so hard it would be difficult or impossible to master it again
prev story

Whitepapers

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops
Balancing user privacy and privileged access, in accordance with compliance frameworks and legislation. Evaluating any potential remote control choice.
WIN a very cool portable ZX Spectrum
Win a one-off portable Spectrum built by legendary hardware hacker Ben Heck
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
The next step in data security
With recent increased privacy concerns and computers becoming more powerful, the chance of hackers being able to crack smaller-sized RSA keys increases.