Commercial Gambling Search Warrant in Atlanta

August 9, 2018

Atlanta, GA (August 9, 2018) – On Thursday, August 9, 2018, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Atlanta Police Department (Zone 3), and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue executed one search warrant in the City of Atlanta for violations of Georgia’s commercial gambling laws.

A search warrant was served at one business location. While searching the location, agents collected evidence related to crimes of commercial gambling and seized monetary assets gained from the illegal use of gaming machines.

The business location is currently licensed to operate Coin Operated Amusement Machines. However, during the course of the investigation, agents discovered customers were receiving cash payouts for winning credits. In Georgia, credits may only be redeemed for lottery tickets and/or store merchandise.

The search warrant was executed at the following business location:

  • Chevron, 1683 Lakewood Avenue, Atlanta, GA

Arrests are pending. 

Contact Information: 
Cindy Ledford - Special Agent in Charge - 404-270-8491