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Casino robber refused to cooperate; wheeled into court

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LAS VEGAS – An ex-con charged for robbing a Las Vegas casino and using the money to lavish on hookers and bribe a tourist in booking a hotel was wheeled in court with a spit mask around his neck and a blanket over his body.

Scott Carmitchel, 34, was ordered to appear in Clark County Justice Court “by any force necessary” after the suspect reportedly refused to cooperate with authorities.

“Carmitchel has refused to cooperate in any way with the investigation and was combative with officers throughout the booking process,” told an officer

During his appearance, the felon from Kansas did not open speak or open his eyes. An officer also had to hold the suspects head in position for the mug shot.

NC Sweepstakes Option 350x350Based on the police report, Carmitchel robbed a casino cashier at Bellagio on Friday and fled with $43, 500 on hand. He was arrested the next day, after a tip off that he was socializing with hookers at the Hard Rock resort.

Carmitchel was charged with one count of interference with commerce by robbery at the Bellagio and one count of armed bank robbery at a City National Bank along East Tropicana Avenue.

According to Deputy Public Defender Mike Wilfong, a “social worker” would be needed in preparation of Carmitchel’s defense.

3 business owners charged with misdemeanor gambling

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NC Plug N Play 750x150GREENVILLE, N.C. – The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office charged three business owners after deputies confiscated more than a dozen poker machines from a local sweepstakes café in Pitt County.

According to the police report, on July 17, law enforcement raid Platinum Sweepstakes Cafe inside Greenville Buyers’ Market Shopping Center along Memorial Drive after they received several complaints regarding the café’s illegal gambling machines.

Investigators seized 14 stand-up video poker machines containing non-prereveal software which was illegal under the state’s law.

NC Skill Games 350x350“These machines are a clear violation of the law,” the Sheriff’s Office reported.

 

Both business owners of the Platinum Sweepstakes Cafe Christopher Lee Bass from Elm City and Joseph Rex Bass Jr. from Spring Hope were charged with operating five or more video gaming machines and misdemeanor gambling.

In addition, Donald Wayne Boyd from Elm City, owner of the seized video poker machines was charged with felony for manufacturing, selling or leasing electronic video gaming machines and felony for operating five or more video gaming machines.

MA treasurer candidates bet against gambling bill

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BOSTON – The three Democratic candidates for the state’s treasurer were unified against casino in Massachusetts during a debate on TV.

The candidates namely Tom Conroy of Wayland, Barry Finegold of Andover and Deb Goldberg of Brookline told they are against casinos in Massachusetts and expressed concerns for the state’s lottery.

According to the Supreme Judicial Court, a referendum to revoke the 2011 expanded gambling law which allowed three regional resort casinos and one slot parlor will be voted upon on the statewide ballot on November.

State representative Conroy of the 13th Middlesex District told that the gaming bill could create more bankruptcies and hurt the state’s budget.

“I’m the only one who has done a cost-benefit analysis. The costs outweigh the benefits,” Conroy stated.

Meanwhile, Goldberg who served six years for the Brookline Board of Selectmen told that the money generated from lottery tickets was the only unrestricted general funding communities received from the state.

Senator Finegold stated that he voted twice against the gambling bill.

“The gaming bill is a bad bet for the Commonwealth,” Finegold said.

Goldberg also agreed with Finegold saying online gambling would hurt small business like lottery outlets.

“They are terrified of this. Online gambling – there couldn’t be anything worse,” Goldberg expressed.