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BINION TOWARD STAIRS
BINION SENTENCED ON GAMING CHARGE
In Dallas, Nevada Gambler Benny Binion is led
to Criminal District Court to plead guilty to
a state charge of operating a policy racket.
Binion eariler this week was sentenced to a
five-year prison term on four counts of income
tax evasion. Binion has agreed to plead guilty
a four-year sentence, provided the time can
be served concurrently with the federal
sentence. Dallas County District Attorney Wade
says the plea will assure Binion's serving at
least four years before being parolled. Dallas
officers tried unsuccessfully to extradite
Binion from Nevada and finally forced
en he was ordered to Texas for trial on
theyax counts. Binion recently paid a half
million dollars in back income taxes and
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Binion sentenced on gaming charge], item, December 17, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc726647/m1/1/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.