"... Both Flemmi and Martorano testified that two of the potential witnesses were killed to protect a gang scheme to win a stake in World Jai Alai, a business that in the early 1980s operated parimutuel gambling venues in Hartford and South Florida. But while Martorano said the gang was protecting a $10,000-a-week skim from World Jai Alai, Flemmi testified that he not only expected the skim but hoped for a "piece" of the business as well. ..."

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