‘Bat phone’ central to new trial request for Las Vegas gambler Walters – AP

Lawyers for a Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson are seeking a superhero’s help in getting the gambler’s insider trading conviction reversed, saying in court papers Friday a so-called “bat phone” the government said was used to communicate stock secrets was really used to secure prostitutes for the prosecution’s star witness.

via ‘Bat phone’ central to new trial request for Las Vegas gambler Walters – AP