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The odds weren’t on the side of 25 busted in illegal sports-betting ring, including son of Vinnie Gorgeous Basciano

A major mob-backed  Illegal betting  ring that made more than $50 million bucks during an 18-month period while operating  in five states across the country was  smashed to bits  by an FBI led task  force  that included the  NYPD organized crime Squad and other Law enforcement agencies  

 Twenty Five alleged members of  an  illegal betting  racket including the son of reputed Bonanno mafia boss  Vincent  “Vinny Gorgeous”  Basciano  were busted and charged  with enterprise corruption—a violation of New York State’s Organized Crime Control Act—as well as being variously charged with promoting gambling, money laundering, and conspiracy.

Read the Story as reported by  The New York Daily News