From the Las Vegas Review-Journal:
WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump pardoned Las Vegas businessman and gambler Bill Walters on his final day in office, one of 143 pardons and sentence commutations, White House officials said.
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ESPN.com‘s David Purdum tweeted about the matter:
William "Billy" Walters, a longtime renowned professional sports bettor, had his sentence for an insider trading conviction commuted by President Donald Trump on Wednesday.— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) January 20, 2021
Phil Mickelson was among those who supported Walters' commutation. pic.twitter.com/KqfPel6Yfj
Statement from Billy Walters on the clemency he received today: pic.twitter.com/1ZmAGIGxLY— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) January 20, 2021
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Walters penned an op-ed on the matter for the Las Vegas Journal-Review, available here.
For more on Billy Walters, see here and Gaming the Game: The Story Behind the NBA Betting Scandal and the Gambler Who Made It Happen.