On 18 May 2022 a special operation was conducted by the South African Police Service assisted by officials from North West Gambling Board in the Hebron area. The team was conducting crime prevention inspections wherein spaza shops were raided to check the availability of illegal Bingo Marry Roulette gambling machines.

Six shop owners were found in possession of ten (10) machines respectively which were confiscated by SAPS. All perpetrators were arrested, cases registered and issued with offence notices.