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Casino Jack and the United States of Money

Not to be confused with the Casino Jack with Kevin Spacey opening today, Casino Jack and the United States of Money is a documentary, which examines the rise and fall of über-lobbyist Jack Abramoff from his beginnings with the College Republicans to his multi-million dollar deals with Indian Casinos and questionable foreign heads of state, his possible ties to organized crime, and his too close relationships with very powerful politicians which finally brought him down. He was just released last week from a federal prison after serving 3 1/2 years for the defrauding of American Indian tribes and corruption of public officials.