MIDDLETOWN, Del. – Police in Middletown, Del., have arrested three residents accused of hosting illegal gambling at a home in The Legends community.
Middletown police say the arrests followed a stakeout and a raid at the home on Little Circle. The surveillance operation began after police received complaints from area residents about parking violations.
Police learned that illegal poker games and sports betting were being held at the house. According to police, on some occasions, the gambling featured topless dealers and barmaids serving players alcohol.
Officers seized gaming tables, computers, a credit card machine, and lists of players.
William "Shane" Anderson, his wife Laurie, and Matthew Balotin are charged with advancing gambling, conspiracy, and endangering the welfare of a child.