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Warrant Served on Suspected Illegal Horse Racing

Posted on:  October 27, 2021

Washington State Gambling Commission Special Agents, deputies with the Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office and agents from the U.S. Department of Agriculture served a warrant on a suspected illegal horse racing operation early Tuesday October 26th.

The warrant service followed an investigation lasting more than two years.

Agents developed information that a ranch near Burbank, Washington was being used for horse racing that included accepting illegal wagers along with other suspected illegal gambling on site.

Further details will be released as the investigation continues.

Media Contact: 

Kevin McCarty
Public Information Officer
Washington State Gambling Commission
(360) 480-5359 (mobile)
Kevin.McCarty@wsgc.wa.gov