DA: organized crime gambling ring out of luck
Reputed Gambino organized crime family capo Nicholas Corozzo has admitted to operating a highly sophisticated illegal gambling enterprise in Queens and elsewhere that booked nearly $10 million in wagers over a two-year period on professional and college sports such as basketball, football, baseball, hockey and other sporting events.
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Do you know that:
- The most popular form of charitable gambling is bingo. In California, bingo is the only charitable game that is legal.
- Legal gambling activities include state lotteries; parimutuel betting on horses, greyhounds, and jai-alai; sports book-making; card games; keno; bingo; slot machines; progressive slot machines; video poker machines; video keno machines; video blackjack machines; and video roulette machines.
- Dog racing (a race among greyhounds who chase after a mechanical rabbit) operates in 17 states. Jai-alai (a game similar to handball) is legal in just three: Connecticut, Florida, and Rhode Island.
- Indian tribes have used their position as sovereign entities to develop a number of gaming establishments. Indian casinos operate in 22 states. This number is expected to grow.