Posts Tagged ‘south carolina gambling’

January 26th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer Legislation that would provide relaxed restrictions on gambling in South Carolina has made its first real step toward being legalized. The legislation would allow limited forms of gambling to take place in private venues. The issue of home gambling became more prominent when a raid took place against […]

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January 25th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer The possibility of relaxed restrictions on gambling has been on the horizon for South Carolinians, but a recent bust may complicate the legislation. On Saturday, the Darlington County Combined Drug Unit busted an illegal organized gambling operation. The bust entailed the seizure of computers, cars, and over $180,000, […]

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January 19th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer The gambling laws in South Carolina are widely considered archaic, as they have not been updated or changed since 1802. The laws in South Carolina have made it illegal for any game involving cards or dice, whether or not there is money or consideration on the line, to […]

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October 29th, 2010 – by Charles Fry On October 28th, the North Charleston City Council gave their final vote over the addition of gambling boats in the region. The Council has approved the boats, and many expect these cruises to begin sailing within the next three months. The regulation of gambling boats will generate extra […]

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October 28th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Months of debate over casino boats in Charleston are set to culminate, as tonight will be the final vote that could change the zoning laws that currently inhibit gambling boats from sailing from the city. South Carolina is not a state that is very friendly toward gambling, and […]

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October 15th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer South Carolina is a state notorious for its heavily restrictive gambling laws, but times always change. Officials in Charleston have been contemplating adding a gambling boat to their city, which would sail out of the former Navy base on the Cooper River, and into international water. In somewhat […]

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July 5th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Gambling and South Carolina are two entities relatively unfriendly toward each other, but a change may soon come in one South Carolina city. The North Charleston City Council is set to take a ride on a day cruise liner that allows gambling in international waters. Officials are set […]

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April 14th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer In 1802, a stringent, almost draconian, set of laws had been enacted that would make gambling illegal in the state – even for charitable purposes or in home, social events. Recent legislative events may change these laws, as legislators are pushing to overturn these ancient laws. According to […]

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