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Sibella Accuser Warned of Link Between ‘Real Housewives’ Star & Bookmaker in Ohtani Scandal

May 10, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

An ESPN report published on Wednesday revealed “Real Housewives” cast member Ryan Boyajian as the bookmaking associate Ohtani translator Ippei Mizuhara wired money to. Months prior, vigilante gambler and Vegas insider RJ Cipriani (aka Robin Hood 702) had tweeted about the possible connection between the bookmaker, Boyajian, and Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV). Many of […]

Nevada Gaming Control Board Files Complaint Against Scott Sibella After Commission Joins Federal Probe

May 1, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) is displeased with Scott Sibella following his guilty plea to federal charges and has asked the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) to impose fines and licensing action. That may impede Sibella’s plans to return to work in the industry, which he announced in January after admitting to violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).  Sibella’s […]

Bookmakers Tied to Ohtani, Sibella Scandals Operated Separately Says Confidential Source

March 25, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

Reports directly linking the bookmaking rings in the Shohei Ohtani and Scott Sibella scandals were premature, according to information received by Bonus on Friday from a source, speaking on condition of anonymity. Despite a number of similarities between the two stories—including connections to Las Vegas casinos during Sibella’s tenure—bookmakers Wayne Nix and Mathew Bowyer did not operate as […]

Sibella, Resorts World File Separate Motions to Dismiss Cipriani Lawsuit

November 16, 2023 | By: Alex Weldon

Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV) and its former President, Scott Sibella, have filed separate motions to dismiss the lawsuit brought against them by gambler Robert Cipriani in Nevada federal court. Cipriani’s suit was the latest in a series of accusations against Sibella, who Resorts World removed from his position in September for unspecified violations of company policy. Bonus […]

Scott Sibella: A Timeline of the Unfolding Legal Drama

October 26, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

Scott Sibella allegedly violated company policy at Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV), the casino told reporters on the day of his Sept. 15 termination. Since then, that casino’s former president and COO has been named in a lawsuit and pleaded guilty to charges emerging from a federal investigation. Sibella spent his 35-year-long career working at Atlantic […]

The Federal Investigation Into Scott Sibella: What Do We Know?

October 20, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

Nearly six weeks after the Nevada Current reported claims that federal investigators were looking into Las Vegas casinos, Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV) announced the immediate departure of its president and chief operating officer, Scott Sibella, over “violations of company policy.” Notably, the Current’s initial reporting namechecked Sibella as a person of interest to the […]

Robert ‘Robin Hood 702’ Cipriani: Who is the Gambler Behind the Scott Sibella Lawsuit?

October 19, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

Robert (RJ) Cipriani, aka Robin Hood 702, has filed a federal lawsuit against Scott Sibella and Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV)—but who is he? Cipriani is a high-rolling gambler and self-styled philanthropist turned FBI informant. A complicated individual, in other words. Cipriani is no stranger to attention or controversy. Some may even say he courts […]

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