Archive for December, 2018

About that internet café ban: 94 in Jacksonville

 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – They’re called adult arcades. Formerly known as internet cafés, these businesses are in storefronts in almost every neighborhood in Jacksonville. Once banned by state law, the city of Jacksonville has issued permits for 94 of them. Hundreds more tried to open but never received permits.

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Jacksonville internet cafés operating without permits

Sheriff tells us that most in city are running legally JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Hundreds of internet cafés, also known as adult arcades, are operating in Jacksonville, and many remain open after having their permits revoked. Over the past decade, we have reported on raids and arrests at the arcades. In most cases, the charges were […]

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Raid marks new crackdown on gaming machines in NC

 North Carolina has banned video poker for 12 years, but now fish game tables are the new trend. According to arcade operators, they’re following state law because the money a person can win is based on skill not luck. Officials say otherwise. Authorities on Thursday raided a Randolph County arcade following a state investigation […]

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