Police close illegal bingo hall

Police have closed down an illegal bingo operation in Torre del Mar being carried out in a bar in the town. The bar had been sanction last November for carrying out similar gambling activities and so this time police seized all the equipment being used, such as TV’s, DVD’s, bingo cards, pens, prize tokens and €350 in cash.

At the time of the raid, forty people were playing bingo and the event was being supervised by two staff members and the bar owner himself.

Police estimate that the daily profit from the illegal bingo sessions could have been around €350.

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