Gammarano has been identified by law enforcement agencies and other
authorities as being a member of the Gambino Organized Crime Family.
In addition, on May 27, 1994, Mr. Gammarano, along with 16 co-defendants,
was indicted by a federal grand jury in Louisiana and charged with
numerous racketeering offenses including racketeering, conspiracy
(to commit racketeering), fraud and swindling and/or wire fraud,
and promoting illegal gambling. According to the Division of Gaming
Enforcement, Mr. Gammarano has pled guilty to Count 2 of the indictment
charging him with conspiracy to commit racketeering, and he is scheduled
for sentencing in February 1996. Finally, the Division has alleged
in its exclusion petition "upon information and belief"
that in New York there is also a pending federal criminal indictment
against Mr. Gammarano for charges of conspiracy, extortion, and