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Cumberland County Begins Video Poker Crackdown

Posted April 28, 2006 7:14 a.m. EDT

— Video poker is under attack this weekend in Cumberland County.

Deputies have begun raiding businesses they say are tied to illegal gambling. Amongst them are the Chrome Bar & Grill and the Prince Charles Hotel.

Deputies are seizing video poker machines and cash. They said they have traced the gambling ring to a Hope Mills company called FunTime. Deputies expect to make 100 arrests over the next couple of days.