Sportsbook Operator Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

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An American who helped operate an illegal sportsbetting site plead guilty to federal racketeering charges due to his involvement in running

Douglas Corbin plead guilty to the crime of racketeering in front of a US federal judge in Connecticut last week, agreeing to a steep $100,000 fine and some jail time.

The group of operators has been pegged as being connected to the Gambino organized crime family, with the site's head Dan Depreta having previously plead guilty to the crime earlier this month.

The one holdout in the case is Richard Uva, who elected to plead not guilty and will face trial.

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