Who was William Sean Creighton? The GENIUS behind 5Dimes

William Creighton was born in Smithtown, New York, in 1975. At the age of 5 years, he and his parents moved to Bridgeport in West Virginia. Moving out of Ohio turned into a routine because of the lack of growth and inflation or stagflation. Many middle-class families saw their jobs evaporate under a severe economic crisis…

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Rise and dead of 5Dimes Tony: A Tragedy for the Online Gambling world

5Dimes turned William Sean Creighton into a smarter applied mathematician and sharper businessman. He had a vision for the company of becoming one of the top sportsbooks in cyberspace. Once the business was up and running, Sean got busy. He created algorithms in order to make be able to fully exploit the nascent AI technology…

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5Dimes after William Sean Creighton: The Legacy Continues

5Dimes is a very successful company, in a very competitive landscape: Digital Gambling services. Not only has it consistently grown in financial performance. Its services are appreciated and praised by its users. The key to a two-decades of successful life span is the plan deployed by its founder, Mr. William Sean Creighton. He created the algorithms that nurture this outstanding performance…

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Laura Varela Fallas: Leadership of women in the gambling industry

From Forbes to Fortune, all business magazines hailed the entry of Denise Coates into the Gambling Billionaire’s Row the rise of other women in the industry began to attract the public’s attention. And truth be told, there is a handful of them including Denise, Pansy Ho, Lesley Eccles, and Laura Varela Fallas.

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Violence in Central America

Mounting crime rates are beginning to become an unsurmountable development barrier in Central America in the so-called Northern Triangle Countries- El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras—crime rates are among the top five in Latin America. In Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama exhibit lower violence and crime rates but these have been consistently mounting for the last decade.

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Philanthropy in the Gambling Space

Most gambling concerns are seen by the overwhelming majority of people as cold profit seeking entities completely unconcerned about the communities where they live. But this is not accurate. According to the American Gambling Association as high as 91% of its affiliates have deployed social responsibility programs financed with a percentage of the companies’ profits…

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The resilient sports betting companies

Like every other economic significant activity, sportsbook throughout the world have borne the brunt of Covid-19. Some have seen their fortunes improved due to the affluence of regular gamblers deprived from attending casinos and bingo halls on account of health-related shutdowns. Others have seen their clientele shrink on account of the impact of unemployment and the reduction of economic activity…

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William Sean Creighton’s life in Costa Rica

Sean arrived in Costa Rica in July 1999 witch his lifelong friend Jimmy. None spoke Spanish but had a rudimentary understanding of the language. They however were very clear that their final goal was to establish a successful gambling/ sportsbooks business. Sean came with the concept for 5Dimes after he had collected great prizes betting and winning in several sportsbooks and gambling outlets. The owner of one such place proposed a deal to Sean when he could not pay him the prizes he had won…

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Addressing the Sequels of UIGEA on electronic gambling

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) was passed into law with a view to bringing internet gambling to a halt. According to its sponsors’ legislation needed to be enacted so as to curb unwanted effects from electronic gambling which include lack of collectability of debts stemming from Internet gambling, fraud, money laundering, and pathological and underage gaming.

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