According to EW’s Hollywood Insider, actor Michael Badalucco, who played Jimmy Berluti on “The Practice” from 1997 – 2004, will be joining The Young and the Restless as a recurring character beginning October 13!

Michael will play Hogan, a tough bookie who will help Jeffrey (Ted Shackleford) and Kevin (Greg Rikaart) acquire funds to pay for Gloworm. welcomes Michael to Y&R! Do you want more casting news? Look in the News Room. Feel free to follow on Twitter @soapoperafan, and “like us” on’s Official Facebook Page. Join us and tell all your friends!