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  1. WASHINGTON -- BetOnSports PLC founder Gary Stephen Kaplan, who was wanted by U.S. authorities, was arrested in the Dominican Republic, as the Department of Justice continues its crackdown on Internet gambling.

    Mr. Kaplan was a fugitive from a racketeering conspiracy and fraud indictment filed last year in a St. Louis federal court charging him with heading a criminal enterprise that illegally took in over $3.5 billion in wagers since 2001.

    He was arrested late Wednesday, the Justice Department said. He was sent by Dominican authorities to Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, for ...