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Sweepstakes cafes can remain open until July

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - You can still gamble at those internet sweepstakes parlors for a little while longer.

Governor McDonnell amended a bill that allows the facilities to stay open until July 1.

Lawmakers wanted to shut them down immediately.

Supporters of the ban claim they take advantage of the poor and were designed to get around gambling laws.

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