ALE Cracks Down on Illegal Video Gaming Machines

11/16/2018
 

ASHEBORO – State Alcohol Law Enforcement special agents led a raid on a business that was operating illegal gaming machines.

ALE confiscated about two dozen gaming machines from the Lucky Day Skill Games & Fish Tables, 1200 N. Fayetteville Street.

“The gambling themed machines found inside included financial wagers, elements of chance, and the lure of winning cash,” said Chris Poole, head of ALE’s Gaming Unit. “These are all elements of illegal gambling devices according to North Carolina laws.”  

The Asheboro Police Department, Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, the State Bureau of Investigation, and a member of Homeland Security took part in the sweep of the gambling business.

Concerned citizens are alerting ALE to additional illegal gambling businesses and ALE along with other law enforcement partners. intends to conduct similar operations across the state. On Nov. 5, special agents confiscated machines at several retail outlets in Anson County.

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