DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware election officials have failed to take action as mandated by law against political candidates and committees who haven’t filed required campaign finance reports, but the scofflaws could escape liability under a new law effective Jan. 1.
The new charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison if John Keeler is convicted. He already was facing up to 20 years in prison in connection with alleged campaign finance violations.
The Indiana Gaming Commission has directed the parent company of the Majestic Star Casinos to be prepared to operate its two Lake Michigan gaming boats until at least June.
The Indiana Gaming Commission is meeting Wednesday to consider taking unspecified action on the occupational gaming license of Rod Ratcliff, as well as the casino ownership stakes of Ratcliff and John Keeler.
The investigation of alleged misdeeds now involves more than 10 individuals associated with Spectacle Entertainment, or predecessor company Centaur Gaming, and goes beyond campaign finance violations.
Mayor Joe Stahura spent $255,000 in campaign money to fuel a gambling habit, pay credit card debt and support his adult daughter, federal prosecutors said.