As leaders in Prince George’s County debate whether to bring gambling to National Harbor, small illegal operations function until law enforcement shows up.
March 12, 2012 These four slot machines are tucked between cleaning products and supplies in Margarita's Grocery store in Suitland, Md. Prince George's County police officers removed the cash and mother boards from the slot machines so that they will not be used illegally again. Illegal gambling occurs in the county, in light of the proposed casino at National Harbor. One prominent aspect of that is illegal slot parlors -- basically little casinos (minus table games) are set up in the back of gas stations or convenience stores. Marvin Joseph/The WASHINGTON POST Buy Photo