Illegal gambling operation busted in Richmond

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - An illegal gambling operation busted in a Southside neighborhood.

Richmond Police say 49-year old Denise Reed was holding late night card games in her home on Derwent Road, and was keeping a cut of the money.

She and five others were arrested when detectives searched the house.

We're told a home break-in and a robbery, that appeared to be a set up, led police to the illegal gambling operation.

Detectives interviewed neighbors. One woman, who didn't want to be identified, says Reed's house was always busy.

Reed faces felony charges. Her next court date is scheduled for October 11th.

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