Trump Taj Mahal Casino Killer Gets 30 Years; Pa. Man Gunned Down Gambling Supervisor

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MAYS LANDING, N.J. (CBS/AP) A man who admitted walking into the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City and gunning down a supervisor has been sentenced to 30 years in state prison without parole.

Fifty-eight-year-old Mark Magee of Norristown, Pa. was sentenced Wednesday in the death of 57-year-old shift manager Ray Kot.

Magee admitted that he went into the casino in May, 2009 with a gun and targeted Kot, whom he knew from regularly gambling there.

Magee has said he thinks casinos cheat gamblers by electronically manipulating table games like roulette and craps.

Kot was a Chinese immigrant who arrived in the U.S. in 1970 unable to speak English and worked his way up from menial jobs. He had worked at the Taj Mahal since it opened in 1990.

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