Man accused in illegal sweepstakes operation in Concord

Man accused in illegal sweepstakes operation in Concord
Jeffrey Phillips (Concord Police Department)

CONCORD, NC (WBTV) - A sweepstakes operations owner was arrested in Concord Wednesday after a search turned up illegal gaming machines, police say.

Police executed a search warrant at Double Deuce Sweepstakes on Union Cemetery Road SW, where they reported finding a significant amount of cash and computer equipment related to an illegal sweepstakes gaming operation.

The owner of Double Deuce, 42-year-old Jeffrey Lee Phillips of Kannapolis, was arrested and charged with possession of 5 or more electronic gaming machines.

The cash and equipment were seized.

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