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Illegal gambling investigation leads to 7 arrests

Officers at the scene of the investigation on Tuesday night (Source: WBRC video) Officers at the scene of the investigation on Tuesday night (Source: WBRC video)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

The crackdown on illegal gambling continues in Alabama.

Police say a seven-month investigation has now ended in seven arrests and dozens of confiscated machines. One person is charged with operating illegal gambling and six others are charged with participating in illegal gambling.

Officers say they seized at least 42 slot machines and a large amount of cash from a Fairfield home. They say they are happy to see the results of their hard work. According to the investigation, the place has been open and operating for about a year.

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