Illegal Gambling

(Montco DA Risa Ferman, right, and Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chairman William Ryan Jr.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montgomery County, Pa. Collects Grant To Fight Crime at New Casino

With a new casino set to open in Montgomery County, Pa. this spring, law enforcement officials are looking at ways to keep alleged mob figures away from the gambling establishment.


(Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board head Bill Ryan, left, shares a moment and a ceremonial check with Philadelphia DA Seth Williams.   Credit: Ian Bush)

Philadelphia Gets $150,000 Grant To Deal With Gambling In City

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chairman Bill Ryan says that taxpayers don’t have to part with a penny for the grant — unless you lost it in a slot machine.