The amazing story of William Sean Creighton aka Tony 5dimes. His journey from becoming a small-time bookmaker in 1990s Costa Rica to dominating the American Market, and how after all his success, his sudden and indefinite disappearance. Although Tony 5dimes was a well-known figurehead of the industry, nobody knew who he was.
Once the business was up and running, Sean got busy. As his platform became more efficient and attractive Sean began to be nicknamed “5Dimes Tony” by competitors and clients. Jimmy was back then in Costa Rica, and still today, in awe of what 5Dimes became.
William Sean Creighton, better known as “Tony,” had owned the 5Dimes sports book based in Costa Rica for almost 18 years. Creighton’s disappearance came to light last Tuesday when Costa Rican police chief Walter Espinoza confirmed the investigation. Creighton, a 43-year-old U.S. expat, hadn’t been seen since the evening of Sept. 24.
William Sean Creighton, born in America but longtime expatriated to Costa Rica, was better known in most circles as 5Dimes Tony. He was familiar to many in the sports wagering world prior to his ownership of the 5Dimes online sportsbook, but it was his integral role in building the company that made him more widely known.
American bookie William Sean ‘5Dimes Tony’ Creighton has been found dead in Costa Rica nearly a year after he was kidnapped. He was 43.
One of the darkest gambling-related stories in recent memory has reached its saddest point, with the Costa Rica Star now reporting that authorities have found the body of William Sean Creighton, also known as “5Dimes Tony”. Creighton had been missing since being forcibly abducted on September 24th, 2018, though the story of his kidnapping and ransom had only emerged publicly over the last several days.
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5Dimes founder “Tony” Creighton was killed by kidnappers. His widow, Laura Varela, made peace with investigators and wants to bring the business to the U.S., legally this time. Laura Varela, widow of the late William Sean "Tony" Creighton, who built 5Dimes into one of largest offshore sports-bettting centers.
Who was 5Dimes Tony? Creighton was born and raised in America – in West Virginia. Costa Rica authorities found 5Dimes owner William Sean Creighton (5Dimes Tony) dead nearly one year after his reported kidnapping and partial ransom paid.