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Illegal Internet Gambling
Fri November 29, 2013
Chase Burns Sentencing Delayed
Sentencing has been delayed for an Anadarko man accused in Florida of connections to an illegal Internet cafe gambling ring that led to the ban of the cafes in Florida and the resignation of that state's lieutenant governor.
Chase Burns still faces criminal charges in Seminole County, Fla., where court records show sentencing initially scheduled for December has been postponed until Feb. 12. The 38-year-old reached a deal earlier this month with Oklahoma's attorney general to forfeit $3.5 million to the state.
Chase Burns and his wife, Kristin, were among 57 people arrested in March on felony charges related to a Florida-based charity that purportedly helped homeless veterans.
Chase Burns has pleaded no contest to two counts, and criminal charges were dismissed against Kristin Burns.
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