The Bingo Kingpin 

When Berkeley concluded that its only major bingo hall was a scam, it apparently didn't realize who was pocketing the proceeds.

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Which is why Berkeley isn't banning charitable bingo altogether. Daniel said that the city will begin vetting nonprofits for new permits soon. But this time, he promised, the city will be watching its bingo operations very closely. "We have a chance to get this right," he said, "and we're going to make sure we get it right."

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