Sean Patrick Griffin

Sean Patrick Griffin

Gaming the Game

Enter the world of illegal gambling.


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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Sean Patrick Griffin is an associate professor of criminal justice at Penn State Abington and a critically acclaimed author. He discusses his latest book, Gaming the Game, which provides an in-depth look at the 2007 National Basketball Association (NBA) betting scandal and explores the link between big-time sports gambling and organized crime. 

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ABOUT THE GUEST

Sean Patrick Griffin, associate professor of criminal justice at Penn State Abington, is the author of two books on African-American organized crime including Black Brothers Inc., The Violent Rise and Fall of Philadelphia’s Black Mafia from which BET based an episode of its “American Gangster” series. The book has also been optioned to be made into at least one motion picture by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions for Warner Brothers Studios.

Follow events relating to Griffin’s second book, Gaming the Game, on Facebook.

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WHERE TO WATCH

WPSU

Thursday, July 14 at 9:00pm

Big Ten Network

Monday, June 18 at 12:00pm and 3:00am

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