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Real life Donnie Brasco says Asian gambling arrests are a joke

TAGs: Asian Gambling

Donnie-Brasco-Asian-ArrestsMuch has been made over the past month of the arrests of World Cup bettors made by police forces across Asia. But not everyone’s convinced by the cops’ bluster that these crackdowns represent significant victories in the war on illegal gambling. In fact, Joe Pistone, the undercover cop immortalized in the movie Donnie Brasco, thinks it’s complete bullshit. And he should know, because he used to pay off cops across America when he was running illegal bookmaking rings. Plus he was played in the movie by Johnny Depp, which we’re sure still gets him laid to this day. Fugeddaboutit… Read more.

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