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 universe without someone in a position of power 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 who pled guilty simply last month to knowingly accepting unlawful wagers.
Denial through the Top
Parent company Cantor Fitzgerald was fast to deny the rumor, however, saying in a issued statement: ‘We feel compelled to address this irresponsible and rumor that is baseless. The notion that Lee Amaitis is a target of federal prosecutors or he participated in unlawful bookmaking is baseless and false.’
Of program, Anthony Weiner also vehemently denied he was still sexting, so there you go in terms of denials of rumors.
Accepting wagers from ‘runners’ people whom place wagers for an operation is illegal in Nevada, where Cantor Gaming is headquartered.
It could certainly behoove the sports book company to distance themselves from any further insinuations of illegalities, given that Amaitis just attended opening ceremonies for a new Cantor Gaming battle and activities 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 offers mobile betting apps, along with the Atlantis that is new book that will be their first run outside of Nevada. Continue reading