Bookie: Forced to pay Bulger gang A bookmaker testifying in the racketeering trial of James "Whitey" Bulger has told jurors he once saw Bulger threaten to kill a bookie who tried to stop paying Bulger's gang and go into business for himself.
June 14, 2013 - WPRI Providence
Bookie on disobeying Whitey: ‘You could end up in the hospital’ James “Whitey” Bulger and his crew shook down bookmakers for up to $1,000 a month in rent and controlled the sports-betting racket with an iron fist in the 1970s and ’80s, an Dorchester-bred bookie testified today at Bulger’s murder and racketeering trial. James Katz, 72, said Bulger and Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi’s syndicate charged $1,000 a month in “rent” during the NFL season and $500 the ...
June 14, 2013 - Boston Herald
Younis Khan in AFP Pakistan captain Younus Khan told the Geo television station: "No bookie has approached me. If ever one does, I will catch him and hand him over to the ICC because these people have destroyed the game."
Claire McCaskill in BusinessWeek You are the bookie, you are the house,said Senator Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat. "You had less oversight than a pit boss in Las Vegas."
Raymond Kelly in renewamerica.us This history of violence has been abetted, often unwittingly, by people who see nothing wrong with placing a bet with a mobbed-up bookie,Commissioner Kelly added. "I commend detectives from our Vice Enforcement Division, who in a related...