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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 12, 2018

Wichita Man Charged With Operating Gambling Businesses

WICHITA, KAN. – A Wichita man was charged Monday in federal court with operating illegal gambling businesses, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Jack Oxler, 41, Wichita, Kan., was charged with one count of operating an illegal poker gambling business and one count of operating an illegal sports betting business.

If convicted, he faces up to five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each count. The FBI, the Wichita Police Department and the Internal Revenue Service investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Smith and Assistant U.S. Attorney Mona Furst are prosecuting.

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Updated February 12, 2018