Posts Tagged Internet Cafe

Eden police remove ‘anti-cheating devices’ from sweepstakes tables, solve automobile interference

EDEN — Police say they have recovered several electronic “anti-cheating devices” from a local sweepstakes operation and thereby remedied static that has for months disabled key fobs, locks and ignitions of cars parked nearby.

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Internet cafes may soon need special-use permit to operate in Toledo

Anyone looking to open an Internet cafe in Toledo Ohio may soon have to secure a special-use permit before their patrons can log on. Councilman Tyrone Riley, who represents District 1, said he will ask for support from his colleagues at the next council meeting to request that the Toledo Plan Commission study the facilities […]

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Internet café shut down for alleged illegal gambling

SPRING HILL FLORIDA – It’s game over for the owners of an internet café engaged in illegal gambling, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators say the business was giving out cash payments to customers for their winnings. Illegal gambling is a problem that officials say is becoming more common.

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Legality of internet cafes in Lenoir County

LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. – As soon as drivers enter Lenoir County on Highway 11, they’re greeted by large, flashing and colorful signs. The signs advertise sweepstakes cafes, four of them along a three-mile stretch of this highway. They’re places cafe owner Janice Thompson believes get a bad rap. “The people who judge and have negative […]

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Lawmakers look to crack down on sweepstakes machines

RALEIGH, NC The state House is trying to beef up penalties for illegal sweepstakes operations, but it’s unclear if the Senate will consider the bill just days before the scheduled end of lawmakers’ session. The House Finance Committee on Tuesday morning introduced a rewritten version of House Bill 471 that would make it a Class […]

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