press release August 9, 2014
TRENTON - Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Gloucester County man pleaded guilty today to running an illegal poker club, known as the Runnemede Social Club, out of a storefront in Runnemede, as well as an illicit off-shore gambling website.
Thomas Rand, 43, of Williamstown, pleaded guilty today to an accusation charging him with third-degree promoting gambling before Superior Court Judge John T. Kelley in Camden County. Under the plea agreement, the state will recommend that Rand be sentenced to a term of probation conditioned upon him serving 270 days in the county jail. Deputy Attorneys General Pearl Minato and Valerie R. Butler took the guilty plea for the Division of Criminal Justice Corruption Bureau. Judge Kelley scheduled sentencing for Rand for Oct. 3.