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City Councilman In Nebraska Cited For Gambling On High School Basketball Games

Official Said He Will Still Run For Fifth Term


A city councilman in the state of Nebraska was busted recently for allegedly betting on high school basketball games during the state tournament, according to KETV.

Lincoln police caught 49-year-old Kearney City Council member Randy Buschkoetter betting at the Pinnacle Bank Arena Friday night. He was then kicked him out.

“He was seen transferring money to four or five people while actively writing totals into a notebook. It was blatantly obvious over the course of several games,” a police officer said.

After being caught for the alleged misconduct, he was banned from the Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The penalty amounted to a citation for the city official. He said it won’t affect him running for another term. His 21-year-old daughter was also cited.

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