VFW Says Internet Cafes Are Hurting Charity Drives

Feb 27, 2013

More than 800 Ohio businesses have registered with the state attorney general as internet cafes or sweepstakes store, but the A.G. contends they’re basically illegal gambling operations.

He’s backing a bill in the legislature that aims to shut down most of the stores. an Ohio House committee held yet another hearing on the proposal. As statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, this session featured supporters of the crackdown, but critics of the measure spoke out anyway.