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Five of seven people charged in an alleged conspiracy to steal from Detroit’s MotorCity Casino have pleaded guilty, and four of the five agreed to testify against co-defendants , Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Monday.

Michigan State Police were asked by MotorCity Casino in 2014 to investigate possible player-dealer collusion.

Darryl Green, 53, was a card dealer at the casino when the alleged collusion took place. Authorities say he conspired with six players to make payouts or not collect on lost bets on Texas hold ’em. They say an investigation revealed Green, who was not among the five people to take a plea deal, had associations outside the casino with the other six defendants.

Green is due in Wayne County Circuit Courton Friday, along with Leah Smith, 42, who also has not taken a plea deal.

Both face four charges: conspiracy to cheat at a gambling game, a felony that carries up to a five-year sentence; gambling activities, which carries up to a 10-year sentence; conspiracy to commit larceny in a building, a felony that carries up to a four-year sentence; and larceny in a building, a felony that carries up to a four-year sentence.

The five who have pleaded guilty and are awaiting sentencing are:

Eugene Davis Jr., 32, of Detroit, who pleaded to “attempted gambling activities,” a possible five-year felony, and agreed to testify against co-defendants. He will be sentenced June 7 before Judge James Chylinski.

Calvin Pullom, 47, of Detroit, who pleaded to “attempted larceny in a building,” a misdemeanor that carries up to a two-year sentence, and agreed to testify against co-defendants. He will be sentenced Friday before Chylinski.

Roxanna Mckinney, 49, of Farmington Hills, who pleaded to “attempted gambling activities,” a possiblefive-year felony, and agreed to testify against co-defendants. She will be sentenced June 23 before Chylinski.

Hayward Stampley, 57, of West Bloomfield pleaded to “attempted gambling activities” a felony punishable by up to five years, and agreed to testify against co-defendants. He will be sentenced Friday before Chylinski.

Earl Railey, 65, of Detroit, who pleaded to four charges as a habitual fourth offender: One count of “conspiracy to cheat at a gambling game,” a felony that carries up to a five-year sentence; one count of “gambling activities,” which is up to a 10-year felony; one count of “conspiracy to commit larceny in a building,” a felony that carries up to a four-year sentence; and one count of “larceny in a building,” a four-year felony.

Railey entered a “Cobb’s Agreement” for 18 months of probation and 20 days in jail along with fines and court costs, and is scheduled for sentencing June 24 before Chylinski.

jdickson@detroitnews.com

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