Jacksonville moves to outlaw internet cafés

TAGs: internet cafés, Jacksonville

ItchyTriggerFingerIt’s happened in Virginia, Ohio and North Carolina so it’s no surprise they’re getting trigger fingers down in Florida too, where five members of Jacksonville City Council have signed onto legislation saying that it’s time to put an end to ‘internet cafés’ (aka sweepstake parlors). Truth is until someone legalises and regulates gambling this endless loop of loophole leaping is just going to run and run. At least this article admits that if there are people frittering away money they don’t have to spend, “the state-sponsored Florida lottery can’t claim to be all that different”. Read more.


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