Internet Cafes Struck by Palm Beach Commmissioners

Internet gambling cafes to be blocked from opening

A plan aimed at blocking new Internet gambling cafes from opening in Florida seems to be moving forward well, with commissioners in Palm Beach County voting 5-2 for it. The plan is to prevent the opening of such venues by imposing a year-long moratorium on business licenses for such enterprises.

Back in January, commissioners agreed to stop issuing new business tax receipts for the establishments while they considered a temporary ban. According to them, the moratorium will provide time to review regulations for internet cafes, whose numbers in Florida range from 600 to 1,000.

Many of these offer customers a chance to win or lose while they surf the Internet. It appears they are quite lucrative as they reportedly make a $1 billion industry since they began appearing in Florida in 2006.

lcb activities in the last 24 hours

  • 34
    new members
  • 592
    members online
  • 19005
    guests online
  • 133
    new posts
  • 2443
    free games played
Join the club

Highest Community Rated Online Casinos

Swipe left or right to see more

Latest forum posts

Join today and start earning rewards

You will immediately get full access to our online casino forum/chat plus receive our newsletter with news & exclusive bonuses every month.
S logo

Report to moderator

Use this function to inform the moderators and administrator of an abusive or wrongly posted message.

Please note that your email address will be revealed to the moderators if you use this

Select Language
Search Results