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Romanian Princess Turned Cockfighting Queen Sentenced in US Court

A Romanian princess who ran a cockfighting business from her U.S. home was sentenced to three years’ probation on Wednesday and ordered to pay a large fine. Irina Walker, the third daughter of former Romanian King Michael I, pleaded guilty along with her husband to hosting the regular gambling events for at least a year, sometimes making $2,000 a day. In cockfighting, roosters are often strapped with knives or razor blades and set loose in a ring to battle each other, often to the...

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