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NC Business Busted For the 2nd Time for Illegal Gambling

The state of North Carolina has prohibited poker for 12 years. Now, fish games are the new gaming trend in the state. Arcade operators who offer fish games assert they are following North Carolina law because the funds a person can win are based on skill, not luck. However, state officials have a different opinion.

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North Carolina Agents Raid Illegal Casino in Trinity with Arrests Expected

North Carolina authorities are likely to make arrests this week following a recent raid of an illegal gaming operation in Trinity where 25 gambling machines were seized. Law enforcement officials entered an illegal casino in Trinity, North Carolina during a raid. Gambling machines were seized.

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‘Outsmarting the politicians:’ How an unregulated, illegal gambling industry is still thriving

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – An unreglulated, illegal gambling industry is still open for business and raking in money by exploiting a loophole in a decade-old state law. “They want to call it a loophole,” said Terry Pennington, who used to own Winners World Adult Arcade in Stanley County. “I call it outsmarting the politicians.” Pennington’s arcade, which […]

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NC County announces enforcement of internet gaming

NC County announces enforcement of internet gaming

On the morning of Tuesday, April 23, Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson and his staff held a press conference at the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office headquarters, at which the county’s law enforcement agency announced a new position on internet sweepstakes and gaming. 

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Sweepstakes Parlors vs City of Mebane

Sweepstakes Parlors vs City of Mebane

MEBANE — Online sweepstakes parlors are loved by some and hated by many, and the Mebane City Council is among the “many.” The council voted unanimously Monday, March 4, to approve amendments to the city’s Unified Development Ordinance restricting “video gaming arcades,” otherwise known as online sweepstakes businesses, which have danced around the state’s strict […]

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Bladen County North Carolina Raids

Former deputy Steven Ray Lovin, of Lumberton, is charged with: two counts of gambling, two counts of operating video gaming machines, two counts of possession of five or more video gaming machines, one count of promote, operate, or conduct a server based game, one count of possessing illegal gaming terminals, and one count of operating […]

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