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Miami-Dade detectives move illegal gambling machines from a video gaming arcade in Westchester. On a tip, Miami-Dade Police OCS (organized crime section) raided two video gaming arcade locations, finding over 30 illegal gambling machines Tuesday, June 7, 2011.

MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF
 

Posing as a gambler, an undercover organized crime  Miami-Dade police detective won money playing the video-gaming machines at the Lucky 7 Arcade on Bird Road.

His winnings helped lead to last week’s gambling raids on two Westchester video arcades, which netted the seizure of 101 machines. Beyond taking the machines, however, the county’s operation could not have been more different from the controversial maquinitas raids mounted by police in the city of Miami last fall.

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