NOW HIRING - HANDICAPPERS

TheSpread Insiders are looking for new handicapping talent to add to our roster for this upcoming Football season. If you are an amateur handicapper looking to take your game to the next level or an existing full time handicapper looking to to get associated with and established brand like TheSpread.com now is your chance.

Contact Us using the link at the top of the page to introduce yourself and find out more!

Tocchet still in legal limbo in high-profile betting ring

Tocchet still in legal limbo in high-profile betting ring

Tocchet still in legal limbo in high-profile betting ring
The Associated Press
TRENTON, N.J. (Feb 7, 2007)

A year after New Jersey authorities busted a multi-million-dollar sports betting ring that implicated hockey legend Wayne Gretzky's wife as a bettor, the most high-profile suspect -- former NHL star Rick Tocchet -- remains in legal limbo.

While the two other men charged in the case have pleaded guilty, Tocchet has neither admitted guilt nor been indicted by a grand jury. The charges were announced with fanfare on Feb. 7, 2006 in what authorities dubbed "Operation Slapshot."

The case shocked the hockey world, but NHL officials say there is no evidence of bets on that sport. Authorities have said bettors in the case will not be charged. Both Gretzky and his wife have denied any wrongdoing.

The state attorney general's office said this month that the investigation is active and proceeding normally. Even two changes in attorney general have not slowed work on the high-profile case, said a spokesman for the office.

Tocchet's lawyer, Kevin Marino, did not return several phone calls seeking comment. His client, remains on indefinite leave from his job as an assistant coach to Gretzky on the Phoenix Coyotes.

mvbski
useravatar
Offline
43759 Posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Board Info

Board Stats:
 
Total Topics:
44532
Total Polls:
2
Total Posts:
277544
Average Posts Per Hour:
3.7
User Info:
 
Total Users:
3485
Newest User:
KKKid
Members Online:
0
Guests Online:
1778

Online: 
There are no members online

Forum Legend:

 Topic
 New
 Locked
 Sticky
 Active
 New/Locked
 Sticky/Locked

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com