Monday, December 13

Posted by: susan 12/13/2010 5:11 AM

From The Headlines: Internet Sweepstakes Cafes
Internet Sweepstakes Cafes are popping up across Hampton Roads and Virginia. And there's a swarm of controversy that's is spinning along with the cyber-slot machines. Many cities and localities are grappling with the legality of these cafes--are they in the same class as a bingo hall or the lottery? Or are these cafes promoting gambling? Join host Cathy Lewis today as we take a closer look at the issue. Call 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240 or post your comments on our Facebook page.

Guests:
Aaron Applegate-Staff Reporter, The Virginian-Pilot
Harvey Bryant - Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney
Lisa Sorg - Editor/Researcher,Independent Weekly (NC)

Links:
http://hamptonroads.com/2010/12/sweepstakes-operations-lead-indictments-virginia-beach?cid=srch
http://www.vbgov.com/oca
http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/sweepstakes-cafes-coming-to-your-low-income-neighborhood/Content?oid=1300495

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