The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Las Vegas sports gambler William “Billy” Walters’ appeal of his 2017 insider trading conviction that landed him a five-year prison sentence in a case that also drew attention because of his ties to billionaire investor Carl Icahn and golfer Phil Mickelson.
Walters had asked the justices to review a lower court’s rejection of Walters’ request to have the charges thrown out because an FBI agent leaked grand jury details about the investigation to reporters.
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