The raid on Bodog.com Founder and CEO’s Costa Rican compound Friday night came after much rigorous research by that nation’s authorities which included among other things, reading articles on Gambling911.com.
At the time of the raid, Ayre was hosting some 100 people while shooting the final episode of a “poker” reality series.
Gambling911.com is cited in the affidavit that led to Friday evening’s raid on Ayre’s sprawling Santa Ana, Costa Rica, estate.
Authorities also cited “investigating the premise and seeing models, many of them blonde, entering the compound, as well as many persons with American characteristics.”
A drug dog was also brought onto the scene and thought if found something in the maid’s room. What the canine found was the maid’s underwear drawer. So the police went through every piece of underwear, one thong at a time.
Then the dog and trainer joined other officers at the buffet table after finding no drugs in the house.
Three officers stripped down and jumped in the swimming pool in order to explore a man-made cave under a waterfall.
One officer walked into a glass wall three different times.
Upon entering Calvin Ayre’s huge walk-in closet with guns displayed, they confiscated all old schedules related to previous week travel routes of celebrities participating in the poker reality series.
Police inside the compound ordered everyone out while police on the front lawn and street ordered everyone back inside.
“60 to 100 police officers arrived in buses,” Ayre told Gambling911.com earlier in the day on Tuesday. “Crime must have been rampant in the rest of the city (of San Jose, Costa Rica) since there were no cops anywhere but my party.”
Some of the officers were overheard in Spanish saying they had …