Indiana Excise Police cite four for Super Bowl gambling
Indiana State Excise Police have cited four bars or clubs for illegal gambling related to betting on the Super Bowl and seized more than $93,000.
Cpl. Travis Thickstun says the most recent citations occurred Saturday. Officers cited Bridges Scoreboard restaurant and sports bar in Griffith on a preliminary charge of public nuisance for promoting professional gambling. Thickstun says officers seized nearly $54,000 there.
A telephone message seeking comment was left at the northwestern Indiana establishment Sunday.
Cited on the same charge Saturday was a Moose Lodge in the western Indiana city of Attica. A club trustee also was cited for hindering enforcement for allegedly making false statements to officers.
Excise officers also filed nuisance citations against a Hammond bar on Thursday and a Crown Point club on Jan. 23.
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