The indictments were handed out yesterday by a state grand jury, with Procopio one of 15 who were hit with the most serious charges, including racketeering, conspiracy and money laundering, as well as a third-degree charge of promoting gambling.
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Among those indicted yesterday include two guys whose names strangely don’t end in vowels and who worked as poker room managers: Joseph Wishnick, a former Borgata poker room supervisor, and Jeffrey Ebert, a former Tropicana poker room supervisor.
According to news reports, bets for college and professional football and basketball games were either taken by phone at a Philadelphia location or processed via accounts on password-protected Web sites, including EaglesDP.com and Justwagers.com. The Borgata Poker Room was used to accept or settle up bets and casino chips were used to launder money.
For more on the indictments and those who were charged, go here.
For what Roman Moroni might say about the indictments go here.