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5:36 am on Thursday February 7, 2013

Horry County decides on the future of Sweepstakes machines today

Flickr User: Pete Labrozzi Update February 7th: An Horry County committee is scheduled to meet today to decide the fate of Sweepstakes machines in the area.  WBTW has all the info on today's meeting. Update January 17th at 2:51 p.m: The Sun News has...
5:39 am on Monday January 28, 2013

'Sweepstakes' gaming still with South Carolina (Updated)

It's not a game of chance if the outcome is predetermined, says game maker Hess. Updates twice at the bottom. Almost a year ago, the State Law Enforcement Division promised a crackdown on a resurgence of video gambling in South Carolina.  Today...
5:37 am on Monday January 28, 2013

'Sweepstakes' gaming still with South Carolina (Updated)

TheDigitel It's not a game of chance if the outcome is predetermined, says game maker Hess. Updates at the bottom. Almost a year ago, the State Law Enforcement Division promised a crackdown on a resurgence of video gambling in South Carolina.  Today...
4:06 am on Monday January 7, 2013

'Sweepstakes' gaming still with South Carolina

It's not a game of chance if the outcome is predetermined, says game maker Hess. Almost a year ago, the State Law Enforcement Division promised a crackdown on a resurgence of video gambling in South Carolina.  Today there are an estimated 1,000 of...
6:29 am on Monday November 26, 2012

Hardeeville casino proposal still in waiting

Flickr user alxhee The chances of a casino in Hardeeville still look quite poor, but Hardeeville City Manager Bob Nanni still hasn't given up hope. The Island Packet's Casey Conley writes that Nanni was awaiting the outcome of the 2012 elections...
10:08 am on Friday August 24, 2012

North Charleston's gambling cruise invitation still awaits a taker

Image by Flickr user prayitno Way back in October 2010 North Charleston OK'd gambling boats to dock at the city's docks in hopes of up to a $1 million increase to the city's coffers, but nearly two years on the city has yet to land one. The story is...
4:44 am on Thursday August 9, 2012

'Sweepstakes' gaming still with South Carolina (Update: 24 machines judged illegal in Horry)

It's not a game of chance if the outcome is predetermined, says game maker Hess. Update 8/9/2012: Horry County Judge Gerald Whitley has ruled that 24 machines in Little River are illegal. These machines were seized in a raid almost a year ago. We...
7:17 am on Tuesday May 8, 2012

WSOP Ladies Event & LIPS Poker Series Tour Grand Championship Saturday in Little River

Flickr User: maorix Lady poker players from the Southeast and Mid Atlantic regions will be descending on the Myrtle Beach Area and Little River, SC Saturday, May 12th for a LIPS Mega Satellite poker tournament. The winner(s) will be awarded a trip...
2:54 am on Thursday April 26, 2012

S.C. Hospitality Association President commits suicide (Update: Duncan charged, relationship unclear)

Update April 26th, 2012: Rachel Duncan gave an exclusive interview with The State that goes into detail about why she did not come forward during the investigation. The State also reports that Sponseller had photos of Duncan on his computer that...
8:13 am on Tuesday April 10, 2012

Myrtle Beach teen wins $100k from scratcher; Pee Dee man wins $2m

Flickr user James LeVeque The insanely high Megamillions jackpots seemed to have set off lottery fever. While many people have chosen to ignore the staggering low probablity of winning, it quite literally paid off for one local teenager. According...

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