Deputies seize gaming machines in Murrells Inlet

Georgetown County sheriff's investigators confiscated twenty gaming machines from the Murrells Inlet Sweepstakes on Highway 17 Bypass South in Murrells Inlet.

After investigators visited the business last week, they obtained a search warrant Friday.

Twenty machines were seized until a hearing to determine the legality of such machines.

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