The Felon File

The Felon File Podcast is a discussion of law enforcement history, issues, and incidents. Stories of justice and justice failed, in the Appalachian Mountains and beyond. Hosted by Scott Lunsford, retired police detective sergeant, author, and researcher. Listened to in 22 countries worldwide.


episode 10: episode - 10 -gambling in the Mountains

Five Four Two and the Blue episode - 10 -gambling in the Mountains

Scheduled for April 27, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Illegal gambling in the Mountains.  Cases from 1901, 1955 and 1977.A look at the differences of how the Evil of Gambling and "Gambling Dens" was handled. 

In 1901 the NC state Legislature  passed a new Anti-Gambling Law.  The previsions of the new law were put into strict force in several cities   The Law was especially strict on Gambling in Barrooms, Hotels and private clubs. The if enforced, was thought would put an end to gambling in North Carolina.  

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