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U.S. Prosecutors Dismantle Lucrative Sportsbook in Costa Rica

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that four individuals have been variously charged in a 57-count indictment with running a massive Internet-based sports gambling ring that operated all over the United States and controlled an offshore office. The billion-dollar operation allegedly catered to thousands of bettors, accepted $927 million in wagers on NFL games during the 2015 season alone and disbursed up to $200,000 per month to maintain its “wireroom” in San Jose, Costa Rica. The alleged California-based ringleader had boasted about innovating online gambling and used a variety of methods to launder millions of dollars. District Attorney Thompson…

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