2 arrested, 11 cited in Knox County high stakes poker bust

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Knox County deputies raided a high stakes poker game Thursday night, arresting two men and issuing citations to 11 others.

Scottie Dunn, 49, and Donald Tillman, 47, are each charged with aggravated gambling promotion. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office began investigating after getting complaints about illegal gambling at a building on Callahan and Old Callahan Road.

Officers seized around $11,500; poker chips and a professional poker table.Download the WATE 6 On Your Side News App for the latest breaking news, weather and sports.

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