A Carbon County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board.
Palmerton's Magyar Szovetkezet, trading as the Hungarian Club, 317 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, has been cited for posssessed or operated gambling devices or paraphernalia or permitted gambling or lotteries, poolselling and/or bookmaking on the licensed premises. The alleged violation occurred on June 13.
The charge will be brought before an administrative law judge who has the authority to impose penalties ranging from $50 to $1,000 for minor offenses and up to $5,000 for more serious offenses. In addition, the judge can also impose a license suspension or revocation of the license based on the severity of the charge brought.