This Day in History: Gaming Raid at Port Jefferson Dance in 1930

Nine people were seized during raid at Belle Terre Lodge.

Nine people and $10,000 woth of gambling equipment were seized during a raid of a Port Jefferson resort on Sept 3, 1930. Below is a summary from the article.

PORT JEFFERSON, L.I., Sept. 3 -- More than $10,000 worth of gambling devices, including two roulette wheels, dice, chips and three slot machines, were seized in a raid at the Belle Terre Lodge here early this morning. State troopers from Port Jefferson and Bay Shore entered the place as a dance was in progress.

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