Toronto's Illegal Gambling Dens : Hiding in Plain Sight - The Fifth Estate 1 year ago

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Joe Frieri is a gambling addict. He fed his addiction in the illegal gambling dens while growing up in the suburbs north of Toronto. He takes The Fifth Estate on a tour. Police say these operations are run by organized crime and spawn violence and murder. Frieri now owes hundreds of thousands of dollars to local loan sharks and spends each day looking over his shoulder.

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