Mafia wins big in Italy gambling boom

Government and casinos are not the only ones doubling down on Italy's billion-dollar industry.


    Italy now has the biggest gambling sector in Europe, an industry worth billions each year that has proved to be profitable for both the government and casino owners.

    According to a new report, organized criminal groups, known as mafia, are the biggest winners in the gambling jackpot.

    Al Jazeera’s Claudio Lavanga reports from Italy.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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