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Internet cafe expansion halted

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A bill to immediately halt the expansion of Internet cafes statewide clears the Ohio Senate.

The measure would extend a current moratorium on the opening of new sweepstakes gambling operations until June 2014.

Current facilities' operators would have to file more thorough affidavits with the state or they could face a fine of up to $1,000 a day.

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