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Former U.S. Attorney Tom Marino Exposes Illegal Gaming In Virginia

Dec 2, 2021 1:46:51 PM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Skill-based Gaming, Announcements

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Richmond, Dec. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tom Marino, former U.S. Congressman, U.S. Attorney and counsel to Pace-O-Matic, recently completed a four-city blitz in Virginia exposing sites of illegal, unregulated mini-casinos across the Commonwealth. Marino was flanked by retired law enforcement personnel who performed investigations into these illegal sites. The blitzes will continue across Virginia in the days and weeks ahead.

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Skill games producer reports surge in illegal gambling following ban on gray machines in Virginia

Dec 2, 2021 2:06:36 AM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Community

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC)-A maker of skill games is reporting a surge in illegal gambling since a ban on their machines took effect earlier this year.

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Maker of skill games says they’ve seen an increase in illegal gaming since statewide ban

Dec 2, 2021 1:23:58 AM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Community

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY/WRIC) — A maker of skill games, which were recently outlawed in Virginia, is trying to expose a reported spike in illegal gaming since the ban took effect.

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PACE-O-MATIC Releases Statement Regarding Important Announcement on Virginia Market

Nov 29, 2021 2:04:24 PM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Skill-based Gaming, Announcements

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Illegal gambling runs rampant in Virginia
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Pennsylvania’s small family businesses count on skill games to keep their doors open | Opinion

Nov 22, 2021 9:36:51 AM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Community

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Guest Editorial by Bill Shay

If you want to know how tough times are for small family businesses, just ask me.

I talk to tavern owners, along with social clubs and veterans organizations, on a daily basis. They have struggled financially over the last nearly two years of the pandemic. The financial anchor though that has kept many of them from closing their doors is legal skill games.

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