5Dimes Reaches Settlement with U.S. Government

5Dimes Reaches Settlement with U.S. Government

September 30, 2020

As we reported previously this month, 5Dimes sportsbook located in Costa Rica quickly cut off clients originating from the United States. The owner of 5Dimes was Sean Creighton, a U.S. person initially from West Virginia.

The play of her part is to make right with the government in an effort to do business with the rest of the world on a legitimate basis. Also, there are talks of beginning a different business which will go into the U.S. regulated market down the road.

She and her advisors have reached a deal worth $46.8 M overall to satisfy the U.S. federal government. She has also agreed to stop taking bets from U.S. clients.

ESPN reported a quote from Maria M. Carrillo, assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: “We attained the objective, which is, she is certified with U.S. federal law right now. What that suggests for her is she is not running in offense of U.S. law, and she is not actively taking bets from U.S. bettors.

She and her consultants have actually reached an offer worth $46.8 M overall to satisfy the U.S. federal government. ESPN reported a quote from Maria M. Carrillo, assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: “We achieved the goal, which is, she is certified with U.S. federal law right now. What that implies for her is she is not operating in violation of U.S. law, and she is not actively taking bets from U.S. bettors.

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