Cheat Sheet 27, FBI Files: FBI Tips League About Patriots’ Betting, Chafee’s Impact on Patriarca
Monday, February 08, 2016
Make no mistake about it, the files are layered with information about a time where the scope and reach of the Patriarca crime family permeated nearly every aspect of life in New England.
PAGE 7 The Patriots Betting on the Own Games Expands - Won Six to Five Bets
PAGE 25 Patriarca Warns That if Peabody Wins Governor in MA “we’ll never get anywhere for he’s a KENNEDY man.”
Tied to Patrairca’s ownership of the Berkshire Downs, he is worried about the potential election of Endicott Peabody as he fears he will be restrictive to his need to expand the number of racing days. Peobody ran President John F. Kennedy’s campaign in West Virginia during the 1960 campaign. Peobody ultimately beat incumbent Republican Governor John Volpe by under 5,000 votes.
PAGE 33 Patriots Gambling Controversy Expands
“Boston informants advises that REDACTED and REDACTED Boston Patriots football players betting large sums of football games with REDACTED bookmaker. In Boston-New York Titan game of 11/30/62, players bet on Titans in view of point spread favoring Boston . Boston beat Titans 24 to 17 and players won their bets. REDACTED Boston REDACTED, sidelined with REDACTED and did not play.” See pages 34 and 35.
PAGE 28 Patriarca, Mollicone, Cardi’s, Lincoln Downs, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin All Tied Together
One page in this week’s Patriarca Papers unveils the one-degree of separation between La Cosa Nostra, business, and entertainment in Patriarca’s world.
Directly connected on this one page are banker Joe Mollicone, Lincoln Downs (now Twin River), Berkshire Downs (Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin served on the Board), Cardi Construction company and Patriarca.
PAGE 42 and 43 The American Football League is Notified of Gambling by Patriots
PAGE 44 FBI Asks American Football League to Investigate Patriots Gambling
“Prior to this game the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League had lost 19 games in a row. Prior information has indicated Boston Patriot players have been wagering on outcome of games and at times have bet against themselves. Dallas has been instructed to call this situation to attention of Joe Foss, President of American Football League. Boston Office being instructed to press investigation of this situation.”
PAGE 45 “Chafee becomes governor…things will become more difficult (for Patriarca).”
PAGE 58 $100,000 Payment from Frank Sinatra for His Share in Berkshire Downs Race Track
PAGE 63 Patriots Gambling in Being Investigated as Possible Violation of Interstate Transportation of Wagering Information Statute.
Related Slideshow: FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 27
- Cheat Sheet 27, FBI Files: FBI Tips League About Patriots’ Betting, Chafee’s Impact on Patriarca
- Cheat Sheet 26, FBI Files: Patriot Players Betting on Games, F. Lee Bailey, Dean Martin and Sinatra
- Cheat Sheet 25, FBI Files: DiMaggio and Sinatra on Patriarca’s Race Track Board
- Cheat Sheet 24, FBI Files: State Troopers on the Payroll, Ted Kennedy, Dynamite, Wiretaps
- Cheat Sheet 23, FBI Files: Patriarca and “Bury Him,” Rembrandt and Union Control
- Cheat Sheet 22, FBI Files: Murder Indictment, cost of Bugging, Kennedy Fundraiser, the “Commission”
- Cheat Sheet 21 The Patriarca Papers – Patriarca and Sinatra Business Partners
- Cheat Sheet 20 The Patriarca Papers – Narcotics, Murder of Costello, Getting a Friend’s Son Into BC
- Cheat Sheet 19, FBI Files: FBI Worried Patriarca is Going to Kill IRS Agent
- Cheat Sheet 18, FBI Files: Big Mob Hit, Projo Asks RFK for FBI’s Files, Trouble from “Irishman”
- Cheat Sheet 17, FBI Files: Patriarca Ties to Brink’s Robbery and Jack Witschi’s Sports Arena
- Cheat Sheet 16, FBI Files: Did Patriarca Have Anything to do with Bugsy Siegel’s Murder?
- Cheat Sheet 15, FBI Files: Frank Costello, Auction of White City, and Miami Club
- Cheat Sheet 14, FBI Files: IQ of 80, Dunes Hotel in Vegas and Howard Johnsons
- Cheat Sheet 13: Patriarca’s Home’s Property Tax is $421 and Bugging the Coin-O-Matic
- Cheat Sheet 12, FBI Files: Patriarca and Robert Kennedy, $1M Suit Against Projo
- Cheat Sheet 11, The Patriarca Papers Unveil Sam Giancana, Meyer Lansky and Jerry Angiulo
- Cheat Sheet 10, FBI Files Unveils the Big Wedding, Patriarca’s Girl and Senate Testimony
- Cheat Sheet 9, FBI Files: Patriarca, Gov. Notte, Mayor Curley and So Much More
- Cheat Sheet 6, FBI Files Unveils Patriarca’s Ties to Port and Alleged Connection to Drugs
- Cheat Sheet 5, FBI Files Unveils His Girl Friend, the Media is to Blame and JP Morgan
- Cheat Sheet 2 The Patriarca Papers – FBI Files Unveils Mollicone and Prison Break Murders
- Cheat Sheet 3 The Patriarca Papers – Ties to NY Families, Biltmore and Listening Devices
- Cheat Sheet 3, Part 2 The Patriarca Papers – Supreme Court Justice, Miami Trip, & Col. Stone
- Cheat Sheet 4, FBI Files Unveils the Business Ties of Patriarca’s Lawyers