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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 30

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THE PALM BEACH POST FRIDAY. DECEMBER 5, 1997 83 Palm Beachers plead guilty to gambling charge f -. minimum was $1,000. Hattie Whitehead, once the director of couture for Neiman Marcus and a respected designer herself, served as the hostess, providing snacks and drinks for the gamblers. Gareth Whitehead maintained detailed accountings of every gambler's winnings and losses on a computer. As part of the plea bargain, the computer, a safe-deposit box key and $2,750 cash will be returned to the couple. Weeknight players had to have $500, weekend players $1,000. By Christine Stapleton Paim Beach Post Staff Writer WEST PALM BEACH contact with the Internal Revenue Service. Police arrested the Whiteheads on April 19 and charged them with operating a gambling house. Inside their apartment at 306 Worth Ave. above Gucci and Brooks Brothers detectives found a sophisticated secu rity system, cards, gambling equipment and $65,000 cash. Twenty-five others gamblers and employees were also charged. 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