October 1, 2023

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Milford police estimated that the operation drew in tens of hundreds of {dollars} each weekend night time.

Police in Milford just lately shut down an unlawful playing operation that centered on yard volleyball tournaments, based on a number of studies. 

Behind a house on Franklin Road, volleyball video games had been often held that could possibly be guess on by these in attendance. Gamers additionally paid to take part within the video games, WCVB reported. 

Milford Police didn’t instantly return a request for data Friday morning. 

1000’s of individuals from out of state would come to the tournaments to wager on the video games and purchase concessions and alcohol. Card video games had been additionally performed and gambled on. 

A Zoila Castro was arrested and charged with promoting liquor with no license, WCVB reported. The house owner was additionally arrested. 

Earlier than police broke up the operation, a number of neighbors had lodged complaints concerning the loud noise, giant crowds, and brilliant lights on the home, NBC10 Boston reported. 

The operation was a part of a sequence of comparable volleyball tournaments held alongside the east coast, NBC reported. Gamers from as far-off as South Carolina would take part, and police estimated that greater than $30,000 was being spent on wagers every weekend night time.