Now in paperback, Gaming the Game delves inside the FBI investigation of illegal gambling involving former basketball NBA referee, Tim Donaghy. The story examines Donaghy's relationships with professional gambler Jimmy Battista and Tommy Martino (the intermediary between Donaghy and Battista), the involvement of Italian-American crime families in the scheme, and the FBI's failed efforts to "flip" Battista into a cooperating witness.
|Publisher:||Barricade Books, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Sean Patrick Griffin holds a PhD. and is Associate Professor in Criminal Justice at Penn State Abington. He has received considerable critical acclaim for his work on African-American organized crime in Philadelphia. The author resides outside Philadelphia, Pa.