Category Archives: Internet Cafes/Sweepstakes

Internet sweepstakes cafes designed to addict

Nearly two-thirds of gambling addicts at Maryhaven, an addiction-treatment center in Columbus, Ohio, point to Internet cafe gambling as the root of their problem. Internet cafes, officially banned but up for referendum vote in November, allow players to buy time on …

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State officials crack down on Internet cafe gambling

Internet cafes are becoming increasingly popular, with more and more opening up in malls and gas stations. However, there is more than just web-surfing available at these cafes- many are home to illegal gambling in the form of computers that …

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Internet Sweepstakes: Coming to a Strip Mall Near You

Internet sweepstakes cafes are popping up all over the country. One of the highlights from the article below is a quote from someone making big money in the sweepstakes industry on his customer base: “Lower-income customers are coming in because …

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Sweepstakes Cafes Popping Up in North Carolina’s Low-Income Neighborhoods

This February 2010 article from North Carolina’s Independent Weekly highlights the fact that sweepstakes cafes are flourishing in the state – particularly in low-income and minority neighborhoods. Sweepstakes Cafes – Coming to Your Low-Income Neighborhood

“Cyber cafes.” “Sweepstakes parlors.” “Internet cafes.” They are known by different names, but these establishments exist in a legal gray area in most locations across the United States. They offer games of chance with prizes in conjunction with other services, …

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