AG poised to shut down sweepstakes parlors

AG poised to shut down sweepstakes parlors

Attorney General Mike DeWine says his office will be ready to help local prosecutors shut down sweepstakes parlors, barring a ballot initiative to stop a new state law from taking effect in September.

“They’re not going to all go away overnight,” he said. “But we’ll get rid of them pretty quickly.”

Earlier this month, Gov. John Kasich signed into law House Bill 7, which backers believe will effectively shutter most of the Internet cafes operating in the state.

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