Ala. Bingo King Admits Bribing Pols For Gambling Votes

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 2:32 PM EDT) -- An Alabama businessman pled guilty Friday to his central role in a scheme to bribe state senators to vote in favor of pro-gambling legislation.

Ronald E. Gilley, part owner of the Country Crossing gaming facility in Cottonwood, Ala., pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit federal program bribery, six counts of bribery and four counts of money laundering, according to a U.S. Department of Justice press release.

Gilley was among 11 people, four of them state senators, arrested in October for participating in a...
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