All posts tagged News Interviews 2013
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.
Las Vegas Nightlife Mogul and Entrepreneur Cy Waits Ready to Make Nightclubbers Adore: Talks Anticipated New South Beach Club, His Successes, State of Las Vegas, More
It was in 2009 that entrepreneur and nightlife mogul Cy Waits’s three Las Vegas venues and one Los Angeles venue grossed a reported $130 million. The Las Vegas
Singer/Songwriter/Dancer/Entrepreneur Christina Milian Talks: Her Viva Diva Wine Line, Dancing with the Stars, Beyonce’s New Album, More
Back in July 2012 we met pop music star Christina Milian at the opening event of Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week Swim on South Beach [see here].
It was earlier this year we introduced you to first time author Ed Jakubik [see more]. At the time, the writer told us his psychological thriller The
At the Miami Beach Gay Pride Soiree, Catching up with Some of the Attendees: Highly Regarded Director/Producer Richard Jay–Alexander and Brazilian Model/Actor Rodiney Santiago
Recently, we shared with you our overview of the first annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Soiree, held on South Beach [see here]. That evening brought together celebrities
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
Gabrielle Anwar, Celebrity Auctioneer at 19th Annual InterContinental Miami™ Make-A-Wish Ball: Talks about the Event, Burn Notice and Making A Documentary About a Body Part that Has Had a Monologue
Gabrielle Anwar danced the tango with Al Pacino in the movie Scent of a Woman and, most recently, starred as Fiona Glenanne in the USA Network TV show
Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist Tells CYInterview that He is Running to Become Florida’s Chief Executive Again
On Monday November 4th, former Governor of Florida, then Republican, Charlie Crist announced his plans to challenge Florida’s current governor, Republican Rick Scott, in the upcoming 2014 election
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
CYInterview Catches Up with One of Our Favs – the Social Mayor of Miami – Entrepreneur/Philanthropist/Socialite, the Amazing Lea Black
The last year has been one adventure after another for Miami entrepreneur/philanthropist/socialite Lea Black. With the expansion of her skincare line, her handbag collection now in stores and