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FBI Files Reveal Liberace Bookie Connection
Friday, 23rd September 2005Friday-Odd-Spot: In shades of the X-Files, "FBI documents released in response to a Freedom Of Information Act request by The Associated Press," reveal that performer "Liberace placed his bets with [an illegal] bookie in Buffalo NY."According to bloodhorse.com, "The file on the late entertainer Liberace shows that he was almost brought before a grand jury in Buffalo. Buried in more than 500 pages of Liberace's FBI file are two pages which detail the accusations. A memo dated June 26, 1969, indicated that the government believed Liberace had been making horse racing bets with a Buffalo bookie for years."