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‘Pants on Fire’ Arsonist Linked to Reputed Philadelphia Mob Boss

Suspected Gambino associate Peter Tuccio pleaded guilty this week to felony extortion in torching a businessman’s Mercedes Benz in New York City. Tuccio has been linked to reputed Mob boss Joseph “Skinny Joey” Merlino. The 58-year-old Merlino was convicted of illegal betting in 2018. Joseph “Skinny Joey” Merlino, left, and Peter Tuccio stroll down a sidewalk toward a photographer. Tuccio ...

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China showing its commitment to stamping out cross-border gambling

Police in China reportedly arrested over 75,000 people last year as they busted up more than 3,500 illicit cross-border gambling cases alongside some 2,260 that had involved forbidden iGaming platforms. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, these figures were contained in a recent update from the giant nation’s Public Security Ministry as a […] Source link

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Judge Denies Early Release for Reputed Mafia Boss Concerned About Prison COVID-19 Exposure: Report

A judge this week denied reputed Mafia boss Peter Gotti’s request for an early release from prison. The 81-year-old brother of former Gambino leader John Gotti oversaw a criminal enterprise involved in racketeering, illegal gambling and more, officials said. Authorities maintain a grip on Peter Gotti while escorting him to a new location. A judge has denied the reputed Mob ...

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China getting tough on foreign casino solicitation

In China and the standing committee of the National People’s Congress has reportedly approved new legislation that is to bring in tough penalties for anyone found guilty of facilitating overseas gambling. According to a report from GGRAsia citing an earlier story from the state-run Xinhua news agency, this third and final endorsement means that the […] Source link

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