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Gaming Billionaire’s House Is Raided

From Times Wire Reports

Dozens of police barged into the Costa Rican home of Calvin Ayre, a Canadian online betting mogul featured on the cover of Forbes magazine’s annual billionaire issue out this week.

Ayre, founder of the Costa-Rica-based bodog.com gambling site, said a television company was filming a party at his mansion as part of a celebrity poker tournament, but police thought unlicensed gambling was taking place.

He said no one was arrested. Police seized a laptop computer and small files containing material for the filming, said Peter Karroll, head of the website’s entertainment division.


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