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Charlie Chedda’s Internet Gaming store in the Eastgate Shopping Center on North Avenue is one of two Internet cafes that have reopened in Grand Junction about six months after Mesa County ordered five sweepstakes cafes shut down. The crackdown was in response to a new state law that outlaws businesses that take payment in exchange for the use of “simulated gambling devices.”

Police investigate return of Internet gaming cafes

Internet sweepstakes cafes where players wager on the outcome of spinning digital wheels were closed across Colorado last spring after a new law cracked down on illegal gambling, but at least two local cafes are betting they found a way around the law.
Roughly six months after Mesa County ordered five sweepstakes cafes shut down, at least two have reopened with a slightly different format.

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