They’re back: 8-liners make a big return after raids

LYFORD — Eight-liner arcades are coming back to Willacy County.

About two months after raids led game rooms to shut down in Raymondville and Lyford, three eight-liner arcades have re-opened.

In Lyford, the El Toro game room and the Sizzling 7s are back in business.

Up the road in Raymondville, the Silver City game room re-opened after it chose to close its doors following raids on two other eight-liner arcades there.

State law prohibits eight-liner arcades from paying out cash prizes.

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