Texarkana Arkansas Police conducted raids at several private clubs in reference to operating gaming machines, commonly referred to as 8-liners.Any owner, permit holder, or business employee present at the time of the raid was arrested on the Class D Felony Offense, and ordered to appear in Texarkana, Arkansas District Court for their first judicial appearance.

Authorities say a total of seven persons were cited at the following clubs:

Hippies on East 36th Street

The Roadmap on East Street

The Cottage on East 9th Street

The Crazy Horse Saloon on Broad Street

The investigation into this alleged crimes are continuing.

(the picture shown with this blog was not taken at any local establishment and are not the exact  type of machines said by authorities to have been operated at these named locations )

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