Rockaways Can Appeal Gambling Loss Case

SC Supreme Court Rules Rockaways Can Appeal Gambling Loss LawsuitLast year, the South Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that a woman could move forward with her lawsuit against restaurant Rockaways for gambling losses she suffered while in the midst of a gambling addiction.The plaintiff is Lauren Proctor, represented by the Strom Law Firm. Pete … [Read more...]

20 Illegal Gambling Machines Seized in Lexington

Lexington Police Seize 20 Illegal Gambling Machines from Mobile HomeInvestigators seized 20 illegal gambling machines on Wednesday, November 27th, from a mobile home used as a storage building in West Columbia.The owner and occupant of a second mobile home, 66-year-old David Lee Chase, reportedly owns the property on which the illegal gambling … [Read more...]

Two Arrested for Video Gambling Machines

Two Men Arrested in Florence for Video Gambling Machines Florence police have arrested two suspects they say operated 9 video gambling machines, which were discovered in separate businesses around the city on Wednesday, November 20th.The first bust stemmed from a complaint about video gambling machines being operated in a bill pay business. … [Read more...]

SC Senate Votes Overwhelmingly to Ban Sweepstakes Devices as Illegal Gambling

Senate Votes to Put Controversial Sweepstakes Devices on Illegal Gambling ListOn Tuesday, January 15th, the South Carolina senate voted with an overwhelming majority stating that the controversial sweepstakes devices – which could be found in a variety of stores, and even some chain restaurants – would be considered illegal gambling … [Read more...]

Three South Carolina Men Sentenced for Illegal Gambling Ring

Men Arrested for Illegal Gambling Ring Discovered in Connection to a Double Murder CaseThree men in Columbia, SC have been sentenced to prison for their roles in an illegal gambling ring.Investigators discovered the operation while looking into a different case, involving a double murder.U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said on Tuesday that Lanny … [Read more...]

Lexington County Officials Crack Down on Illegal Gambling For A Month

For the Past Month, Lexington County Police Have Found and Seized Several Illegal Gambling MachinesThe most recent police seizure of gambling machines in Lexington County Sheriff’s Department narcotics investigators rounded up five illegal gambling machines in a bar. They worked in cooperation with South Carolina Law Enforcement Division … [Read more...]

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