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‘Bookies’ bet collector held in Quezon

LUCENA CITY –– Another bet collector of illegal Small Town Lottery (STL) called “bookies” was arrested in Lopez town in Quezon province Tuesday night.

Anti-illegal gambling operatives caught Mary Ann Lopez, 43, while collecting money bets for supposed STL draws in Barangay Gomez around 7 p.m., said a report from the Quezon police.

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Seized from Lopez were STL bet collection forms, paraphernalia, and money bets.

Police said the suspect failed to produce legitimate identification cards issued by Pirouette Gaming Corp., the licensed STL operator in the province.

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