Officials: 16 arrested in Arkansas gambling bust

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MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. — More than a dozen people are facing charges after a gambling bust in Mississippi County, Arkansas.

Prosecutors said agents seized dozens of illegal gaming machines at several locations in Blytheville and Osceola Wednesday evening. They also snagged more than $100,000 in cash.

The investigation started months ago after a number of complaints about the make-shift casinos.

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