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5:36 am on Thursday February 7, 2013

Horry County decides on the future of Sweepstakes machines today

Flickr User: Pete Labrozzi Update February 7th: An Horry County committee is scheduled to meet today to decide the fate of Sweepstakes machines in the area.  WBTW has all the info on today's meeting. Update January 17th at 2:51 p.m: The Sun News has...
4:06 am on Monday January 7, 2013

'Sweepstakes' gaming still with South Carolina

It's not a game of chance if the outcome is predetermined, says game maker Hess. Almost a year ago, the State Law Enforcement Division promised a crackdown on a resurgence of video gambling in South Carolina.  Today there are an estimated 1,000 of...
4:44 am on Thursday August 9, 2012

'Sweepstakes' gaming still with South Carolina (Update: 24 machines judged illegal in Horry)

It's not a game of chance if the outcome is predetermined, says game maker Hess. Update 8/9/2012: Horry County Judge Gerald Whitley has ruled that 24 machines in Little River are illegal. These machines were seized in a raid almost a year ago. We...
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...
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