McKeesport City Councilman Daniel Carr pleaded guilty to allowing gambling devices in his bar, the Viking Lounge, and was sentenced to 10 months of probation plus a $300 fine, similar to the sentence for other defendants in this case.
Investigators called it Operation Pork Chop.
A man who was heard on wiretaps being tipped off by a state lawmaker about an investigation into his alleged illegal video poker operation has waived those charges to court.
Chief Mark Holtzman of the Forward Township Police Department usually visits a magistrate because a suspect has to face a hearing there.
A city councilman, a police chief, a local Frank Sinatra impersonator and 13 other people have been charged in connection with an alleged video gambling ring operating near Pittsburgh.