1937Police seized two horse racing machines, which were believed to be gambling devices.Government and Public Service, Crime

Gloucester Daily Times. “Squad of Police Seizes Two Horse Racing Machines.” March 8, 1937, Vol. 72 No. 15471 edition. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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A squad of six local police officers descended upon Lufkin’s Diner at 9 Main Street and Freddie’s Lunch at 20 Hancock Street where they seized gaming machines. Players put a nickel in a slot bearing a number which was given to one of the metal horses that race. Additionally, they seized a music box, which they believed contained a jackpot incentive.

Gloucester Daily Times. “Squad of Police Seizes Two Horse Racing Machines.” March 8, 1937, Vol. 72 No. 15471 edition. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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