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Businessman vows to fight speaker's bill

...he wanted and said the bill had not been written yet. Mr. Beasley sued Mr. Collins and South of the Border owner Alan Schafer to get them to report their contributions to the State Ethics Commission, but a judge dismissed the lawsuit. Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/04/met_246475.shtml
Metro
Lawsuit raises free speech question

...and radio ads urging voters to "Ban Beasley." Mr. Beasley's campaign lawsuit also names video gambling operator Alan Schafer. But the lawsuit raises First Amendment concerns for lawyer Jay Bender, who specializes in media and speech cases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/27/met_242999.shtml
Metro
Poker operators opposing Beasley

...crime are tenuous. The GOP's primary evidence is that some key figures in the industry have criminal records. One is Alan Schafer, who developed South of the Border after friends in high places routed Interstate 85 by his property in Dillon County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/26/met_242905.shtml
Metro
Issue took root in mid-1980s

...related forms of gambling: The late state Sen. Jack Lindsay, D-Marlboro, at the request of his close friend, Alan Schafer, got fellow state lawmakers to approve a change in the statute that outlawed any machine that "distributes money or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/26/met_242907.shtml
Metro
Video poker looks to beat Beasley

...outcome of the election for Governor of South Carolina in 1998." It also asks that Fred Collins of Greenville and Alan Schafer of Dillon be forced to seek reimbursement from the Hodges campaign. Judge John Kittredge on Friday granted the campaign's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/25/met_242844.shtml
Metro
Governor sues over poker ads

...is principal owner of Collins Entertainment, often identified as South Carolina's largest video poker operator. Alan Schafer of Dillon is a principal in South of the Border enterprises, including Schafer Co. Inc. and Ace-Hi Advertising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/23/met_242645.shtml
Metro
Republicans criticizing source of Hodges' funds

...South Carolina. Also mentioned were American Bingo Gaming, one of the nation's largest gaming organization's, and Alan Schafer, who operates many video poker casinos, including South of the Border. But the Hodges camp wasn't shaken Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/14/met_241842.shtml
Metro
Voters limited in ethics cases

...Dillon, a subsidiary of South of the Border, the 107-acre tourist-amusement complex crated by multimillionaire Alan Schafer, now 84, but once a mogul in the Democratic Party. He was convicted of buying votes in 1981 and barred from political...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/28/met_240273.shtml
Metro
Beasley donors disputed

...the 107-acre tourist-entertainment complex, including a large video poker parlor, created by multimillionaire Alan Schafer, now 84, but a one-time powerhouse in the Democratic Party. Mr. Schafer was convicted of buying votes in 1981...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/30/met_237522.shtml
Metro
Blenheim to extend roots north

...modern factory that churns out 100,000 cases of potent, turn-your-lips-red ginger ale each year. Or that owner Alan Schafer probably is better known to New Yorkers zipping to Florida along Interstate 95 by his alter ego -- Pedro, the mascot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/09/bus_260986.shtml
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