United States Weekly Gambling-Related Crime Roundup

United States Weekly Gambling-Related Crime Roundup

This week there were numerous raids of illegal gambling operations across the United States.

Daly City police raided an illegal gambling operation early on Thursday morning. Four adults were arrested and police seized coin-operated machines, numerous guns, large amounts of illegal drugs and sizeable sums of cash.

Shakir Khan is accused of illegal gambling, unemployment claim fraud, tax evasion and money laundering. He denies the charges. Khan sold his business American Smokers Club before the illegal operation started. The next court date for Khan at the San Joaquin County Superior Court is October 26.

Ohio Casino Control Commission agents have seized illegal gambling machines from four businesses in Fayette County. The businesses were Unique Treasures, Jackpots, Miss Kay’s and Shamrock”s. There were no arrests made, but investigations are continuing.

Benjamin Snodgrass, 44, is accused of attacking a man at the Oaklawn Casino in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He claims he was intoxicated and doesn't remember the incident. The next hearing is on October 1. The entire altercation was caught on the casino’s security camera.