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104 Gambling Machines Confiscated and 2 Arrested

Thousands of dollars, hundreds of gambling machines confiscated and two arrests made at an illegal gaming establishment in McAllen. According to information provided by Hidalgo County Sherrif’s Office authorities, 70 people were inside a makeshift casino during the operation. In total, 104 machines and more than 6,000 dollars in cash were seized. These types of illegal operations do not contribute to taxes, are not regulated to protect the consumer and could be financing other criminal operations. The fire marshall also found that the number of people in attendance exceeded fire code. Officials say two people face charges but their identities...

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Illegal Gaming Establishment Raided in Palmview

Palmview (KFXV) – Three men are facing charges after Palmview police raid an illegal gaming business on Friday night. According to authorities, the incident happened on the 1600 block of North La Homa road. Police chief Chris Barrera, told Fox News that police first watched the business before executing the raid. The three men, Eric Ortiz, Omar Del Toro, and Hugo Dagoberto Regalado jr. ran the gaming establishment. They now face charges of running an illegal gaming facility and possessing illegal gaming...

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196 Gambling Machines Seized in Roma

Roma (KFXV) — Three women are behind bars in Roma after operating an illegal gaming establishment. Agents with Starr County anti-crime unit conducted a sting, and seized a total of 196 8-liner machines, and more than $34,000 from two different gambling operations — one located on Efren Ramirez Street, and the second on Eagle Road. According to authorities, both women were arrested in front of their...

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Identities released in McAllen illegal gambling arrests

Police have released the identities of the individuals arrested during a raid on an illegal gambling operation in south McAllen last week. On Thursday, Authorities raided the establishment located near Dicker and 23rd Street around 3 in the afternoon. Law enforcement seized a total of a hundred and twenty-three eight-liner machines found on the property including six vehicles and approximately $38,000. More than 70 people were at the establishment during the raid. All 15 people you see on the screen right now were arrested and released by the Sheriff’s...

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46 Illegal Gambling Machines Seized

Edinburg (KFXV) — 46 eight-liner machines are seized by authorities as part of a multi-agency raid on an illegal establishment. Investigators say a tip lead them to start investigating the business that was thought to be a repair shop on the 800 block of Kenyan St. When authorities got there they say at least 30 people ran out. With a warrant in hand police went in and took out the eight-liner machines. No arrest have been made. The investigation into this case...

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