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4:55 am on Tuesday February 21, 2012

Crackdown on 'sweepstakes' electronic gaming thwarted (Update: SLED to take lead)

Flickr user charliereece Update, February 21, 2012: The sweepstakes issue has gained enough traction that municipalties and counties are turning to SLED and the Attorney General to sort things out. This comes to us from a new WPDE report by Joel...
1:11 am on Wednesday February 15, 2012

Crackdown on 'sweepstakes' electronic gaming thwarted (Update: Illegal in Beaufort)

Image by Flickr user charliereece Update: Six months on and "sweepstakes" are still firmly with South Carolina. Update February 15: A Beaufort County magistrate ruled that a Bluffton operation was gambling and thus illegal. Update January 28: A...
10:20 am on Tuesday February 14, 2012

'Sweepstakes' electronic gambling takes hold in Beaufort County (Update: Illegal)

Flickr user charliereece Update February 14: The Beaufort magistrate has ruled the Bluffton operation a gambling setup, and thus illegal. Here's the statement on the decision: In an order issued Tuesday, Beaufort County Chief Magistrate Darlene...
1:18 am on Wednesday February 1, 2012

Crackdown on 'sweepstakes' electronic gaming thwarted (Update: Regrouping)

Flickr user charliereece Update February 1: On the heels of our last update, The State has joined into the fray, offering up more insight into how law enforcement has been set back by the shifting grey laws around 'sweepstakes' gaming. Instead of an...
12:45 am on Thursday October 27, 2011

Another 'sweepstakes' electronic gaming location raided

Flickr user charliereece This time last month a "sweepstakes" Internet-based fundraising-gambling location in Bluffton was raided by police, and now a Hardeeville location has also been raided. 24 computers were also seized in this raid. The Island...