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Federal agents storm Westminster restaurants and seize illegal gambling equipment

Fourteen people were arrested early Wednesday morning, Feb. 21, during the execution of a search warrant at a suspected illegal gambling operation inside a restaurant in Westminster, police said. About 1:30 a.m., investigators conducted a search of the Cafe Picasso Restaurant in the 15600 block of Brookhurst Street. Investigators found at least two firearms and…

As Supreme Court Weighs Landmark Sports Betting Case, Push To Curb Underground Market Intensifies

If a prominent bookmaker fielded a request to set a line on whether the Supreme Court will rule in favor of New Jersey in the landmark sports gambling case before the nation’s top court, the sportsbook may opt instead to keep the wager off the board. Following Monday’s hearing in Washington D.C., numerous gaming experts…