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Illegal use of video gambling machines

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

Illegal use of video gambling machines

hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, October 1, 1984.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Video games -- United States,
  • Gambling -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 98-1227.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 115 p. :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17666461M

      I live in NC too now, but I used to live in Youngstown, Ohio near Pittsburgh, where the illegal machines are owned & operated by the Mafia, who used to darn near own the cops. When County Prosecutor Paul Gains survived a mob hit in the s because he was serious about enforcing the law, the Mafia began to weaken.


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