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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...
5:19 am on Wednesday February 15, 2012

Controversial Internet gaming takes hold in South Carolina (update: Illegal in Beaufort)

Photo by Cassidy Curtis Update 2/15/2012: Unlike the Georgetown ruling in December (see prior reports below), the Beaufort magistrate has ruled a Bluffton sweepstakes operation as illegal gambling. Our sister site in Beaufort has more details...
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...
4:55 am on Saturday September 10, 2011

S.C. Police promise crackdown on video poker resurgence

Flickr user Tyler Yip Saying a wave of illegal video poker that's been creeping back into the state, the State Law Enforcement Division is promising a crackdown.  For those that don't recall, video poker was once commonplace across the Palmetto...
3:50 am on Wednesday September 7, 2011

S.C. Police promise crackdown on video poker resurgence

Flickr user Tyler Yip Saying a wave of illegal video poker has been creeping back into the state, the State Law Enforcement Division promises a crackdown.  For those that don't recall, video poker was once commonplace across the Palmetto State, but...
7:55 am on Tuesday September 6, 2011

S.C. Police promise crackdown on video poker resurgence

Image by Flickr user Tyler YipSaying a wave of illegal video poker that's been creeping back into the state, the State Law Enforcement Division is promising a crackdown.  For those that don't recall, video poker was once commonplace across the...
10:10 am on Monday April 25, 2011

Big Ass Sandwich Co. Burns for Second Time (update: oops! fire started in video poker room)

Photo by Becky Billingsley Update 4/25 source found: Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire and Rescue reports show the source of the fire was located in a room containing several video poker machines. Myrtle Beach Restaurant News tells us more. First...

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