Toronto police say they’ve laid charges after breaking up a large gathering at an illegal gaming house.
The bust happened at 8:45 p.m. Friday, in the area of Lawrence Avenue West and Allen Road.
Police say 10 people were gathered inside a social club, against the Reopening Ontario Act.
They say they’ve seized eleven illegal gaming machines.
The property owner, identified as Antonio Mazzei, 59, of Toronto, has been charged with: keeping a common gaming or betting house, permitting use of a place as a gaming or betting house, allowing a machine to be kept for gambling or betting, having money or property for betting and gaming, possession of proceeds of crime (under $5,000).
Anyone with information can call police at 416-808-1300, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477 (TIPS).