Pay Up! Case Dismissed

by , Mar 26, 2007 | 1:30 am

Think the crackdown on online gambling — which became a clear reality with the arrest of Sportingbet’s Peter Dicks in September — is anything but a legal shakedown? Dicks, who had criminal allegations pending against him in Louisiana, had all charges dropped last week … for $400,000. (via NWP)

Yep … that’s all it takes, apparently. The money will reportedly be split amongst the St. Landry Parish DA’s office, the Louisiana State Police, and the state attorney general’s office.

ALT HED: Price of Doing Business?

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