LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A routine business check lands a Lowndes County business man in hot water. David Smart is accused of running an illegal gambling ring at Dan’s County Line store. According to the sheriff’s department, a deputy checking the business last Friday noticed several electronic poker machines and people playing the machines when he entered the establishment. Seven machines and $10,000 were confiscated during the raid. Smart is expected to appear in Justice Court next month.