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Wichita businessman spared prison in gambling case

 


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal magistrate spared a Wichita businessman prison time after he pleaded guilty Tuesday for his role in concealing the transfer of betting information from illegal poker games.

Brandon Steven, 45, was sentenced to three years of probation and 200 hours of community service. He also forfeited nearly $1.1 million as part of a plea deal on one misdemeanor count of being an accessory after the fact to the transmission of wagering information in 2016 and 2017.

The case against Steven was unsealed just hours before his combined plea and sentencing hearing in federal c...



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