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Former First Lady of Illicit Sports Gambling, Marisa Lankester: Speaks About Her Book Dangerous Odds, Ron “The Cigar” Sacco, Bookmaking, Offshore Gambling, Her Life, Her Loves, More
Bookies and bookmakers are the people who take bets on sporting events. They are usually thought to be men. Back in the 1980s and 1990s, Marisa Lankester was one of the few women working in what might be termed the bookmaking industry, taking sports bets and grading them as wins or a losses.
In the United States, it is illegal to partake in sports betting outside of a regulated establishment, like a Las Vegas sportsbook. In 1986, Ms. Lankester went to work for Ron “The Cigar” Sacco. The media has called him one of the most successful people in that industry. At the end of his operation, before authorities got involved down in the Dominican Republic and shut it down, the FBI reported that Ron’s operation was taking in over one billion dollars a year.
Former NFL coach and Hall of Famer Chuck Knoll has died, at the age of 82. Mr. Knoll is the only coach to have won four Super Bowls.
Former Pro Boxer, Now Trainer/Manager, the Compelling Bobby Rooney, Talks his Background and the Undefeated Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana WBC/WBA Welterweight Unification Fight
Becoming a professional boxer was not something that happened by chance for Bayonne, New Jersey native Bobby Rooney. His father was a professional boxer and trainer, so you
In a Gust, The Hurricane Leaves Us Behind; RIP Rubin “Hurricane” Carter: We Look Back at Our 2011 CYInterview
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter passed away today. He was 76 years old. Mr. Carter, who initially rose to fame as a boxer, is best remembered for his incarceration and
Stars from Hollywood, Sports and Duck Dynasty Come Out for the Fourth Annual Tim Tebow Foundation Golf Classic: CYInterview has the Photos
This past weekend, the stars came out for Tim Tebow’s fourth annual celebrity golf tournament. The festivities benefited the Tim Tebow Foundation. The event took place at the
Nascar Driver Brian Vickers, Professor of Medicine Dr. Jack Ansell Join CYInterview for an Important Discussion on Blood Clots
Each year, a reported 900,000 Americans suffer blood clots and up to 300,000 end up dying. For Nascar driver Brian Vickers, blood clots have impacted his life on
CYInterview Coaching Panell II: Coach Mike Leach, Financial Services Professional Rob Gill and Featured Columnist Jay Bildstein Join Us for a Compelling Discussion About Coaching and Training
Last year we brought you a timely and important panel on the subject of coaching [see here]. We were joined by CYInterview regular, Washington State head football
Coach Mike Leach of Washington State Talks: Bowl or No Bowl? Cannot Discuss 6’4” 400 lbs. High School Running Back Tony Picard, Will See Friend Matthew McConaughey’s Dallas Buyers Club, More
With Washington State’s football team at 5-5, head coach and CYInterview regular Mike Leach has them within striking distance of a bowl. Back in July, we saw Mike
Boxing’s Don King on Hand at the InterContinental Miami™ Make-A-Wish Ball; Talks About His Latest Doings in the World of Pugilism
Don King has promoted some of the most compelling boxing matches in history. The controversial promoter is tied to some of the great heavyweight boxers of the latter
The Pirate Sword Swinger of the Great Northwest, Washington State Cougars’ Mike Leach – Coach, Scholar and Gentleman – Sits Down with Us in Key West and Talks Football, Movies, Geronimo and More
Last year, we went down to Key West to see Washington State football head coach and CYInterview regular Mike Leach [see here]. Recently we visited the key