Casinos forfeit $12K in winnings by underage patrons

Four Atlantic City casinos have forfeited more than $12,000 won by underage gamblers.

The casinos seized the money from patrons found to be under the legal gambling age of 21.

The state Gaming Enforcement Division ordered them to forfeit the winnings to a state fund for seniors and the disabled.

The Borgata turned over more than $7,400.

Smaller amounts were seized from Harrah’s, the Tropicana and the Golden Nugget.

All involved underage gamblers playing slot machines or table games between 2011 and 2015.

Caesars was also fined $1,500 for a repeat violation of rules regarding record keeping for cash box transactions.

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