When is a gambling machine, not a gambling machine? Apparently when it is inside a Chuck E. Cheese.
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Meanwhile, the legislative session is over but many bills are still under review by the governor. The biggest: Florida's $74.5 billion budget.
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Editor's note: This story was written by intern Jordan Michael.
Internet cafes operate under loopholes in Florida gaming law -- loopholes that will be closed after Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill into law.
The bill will ban Internet cafes, but opponents say it will have unintended consequences like closing arcades tailored to seniors.
The Florida House last week voted to ban Internet cafes and similar businesses. The Senate is expected to do the same.
This is happening very quickly after Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll’s resignation. A client of her former public relations firm is facing criminal charges relating to Internet cafes.