Deputies make Internet gambling busts

Deputies make Internet gambling busts

There are 10 comments on the WTSP Tampa Bay story from May 29, 2008, titled Deputies make Internet gambling busts. In it, WTSP Tampa Bay reports that:

Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies and officers from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement have arrested the managers of three businesses, accusing them of maintaining gambling establishments.

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FYA

Ocklawaha, FL

#1 May 29, 2008
Wow these guys were a real threat to our socitey. Or is it the cops are afraid to go after the real bad guys.
Dick

Saint Petersburg, FL

#2 May 29, 2008
Yea now we have to pay for their keep and pay for their lawyers ........ makes sense to me !
Nate

Saint Petersburg, FL

#4 May 29, 2008
Stupid gambling laws. Only the native americans can have them is a load of Bull CaCa
zero

United States

#5 May 29, 2008
it's times like this that make you wanna find these lawmakers and smack them upside the head for making such ridiculous laws.
thisiswrong

Plant City, FL

#6 May 29, 2008
zero wrote:
it's times like this that make you wanna find these lawmakers and smack them upside the head for making such ridiculous laws.
this is not gambling this is a sweepstakes and they are all over the state but only in jackbooted pinellas county are the cops after these guys instead of real criminals
michele

United States

#7 May 29, 2008
yeah I cant believe this whole this I used to go to this place once a week to get a break these police need to go after the real criminals you know pinellas county will leave a child in an abusive home and take the children who are being loved for this county is the worse I am so glad I am leaving this state for good the cops need to go to new york to become real cops
Booyaaka

Ormond Beach, FL

#8 May 29, 2008
This whole internet sweepstakes cafe is actually in the state of florida. It is under the Department of Consumer Services. You are buying a product and actually giving free sweepstakes entry. If your going to arrest the owners for this establishment then why not go after McDonalds and Pepsi. They sell a product and give away free sweepstakes. It is the same federal stature law. The law enforcements are not educated!!!
Jokes on Florida

Tampa, FL

#9 May 29, 2008
But it's okay for state officials, teachers, law enforcement agents, Pinellas Cty Sherrif's office, etc. to double or triple dip with their salary & retirement pay while our middle & lower class families are suffering financially. What a great state we live in (LMAO).
PASCOREALLYSUCKS

Tampa, FL

#10 Jun 26, 2008
You can bet on horses,Dogs and Humans,
Cash3 and Play4 TWICE A DAY NOW!!
Fantasy5 Lotto Twice a week
(BY THE WAY WHERES ALL THE MONEY)
About 30+ Scratch off games.
And YOU CAN DRIVE ON U.S.19
But Gambling is illegal.
Wayne

Defiance, OH

#11 Apr 9, 2011
This is a bunch of bull. But I just helped my mother in Law set up a new Cafe in Hillsborough County on 10047 W. Hillsborough Ave. I hope the ones that love going to these places do go and check it out. Find us on Facebook Diamond C Internet Cafe.

But don't feel bad I'm from Ohio and they are trying to shut them down here as well. Don't worry about the jobs its creating. Just my mothers place alone created 10 jobs.

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