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Guidry, the former owner of the Treasure Chest casino in Kenner, testified he paid Edwards and his son along with Edwards’ former, aide Andrew Martin, $100,000 a month from early 1996 until August 1997.
Like he did with Laura East, Small wasted little time attacking Semesky’s numbers, which were displayed for the jury on a chart.
Semesky’s total for cash spent by Edwards included $383,500 the FBI seized from his safe-deposit box on April 29, 1997.
Edwards testified that cash was left over from $400,000 Eddie DeBartolo Jr. had given him in a legitimate business deal on March 12, 1997. He said it was primarily to prepare for a gambling election in Bossier City, where DeBartolo was applying to put in a casino boat.
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