Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Thursday, 8/30/2007

Ohio seeks to shutter 3 game parlors

COLUMBUS - Attorney General Marc Dann yesterday sought a preliminary injunction to shut down three gaming parlors, including one in Tiffin.

Investigators from the attorney general's office found approximately 14 gambling machines in operation at the Treasure Chest, 2459 West Market St., according to a press release from Mr. Dann's office.

The attorney general sought similar injunctions for businesses in Jeffersonville, Fayette County, and Calcutta, Columbiana County.

The complaints allege that the operators of the parlors are violating Ohio's Consumer Sales Practices Act by claiming their machines are "skill based" when, in fact, they are not.

All the machines listed in the complaints offer cash payouts as prizes.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Points of Interest