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NHL Star Cooperating in US Gambling Case

NHL star Thomas Vanek has announced that he has been cooperating with US federal authorities in an online betting investigation.

The case is focused on Joseph Ruff and Paul Borrelli, and Vanek is not suspected of any wrongdoing. He is cooperating by providing testimony to a US Federal Court in New York.

Vanek's Agent Steve Bartlet issued a statement from the NHL star, which read: “Representatives of the U.S. Federal Government have asked for my cooperation in an investigation. I am not the subject of any investigation or prosecution. I will fully cooperate with the U.S. Federal authorities in their investigation or in any proceedings arising out of it.”

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