Burlington police give all sweepstakes cafes 1 month to shut down

BURLINGTON, N.C. — One month.

That’s how much time sweepstakes businesses have to shut down before Burlington’s fully-enforced ban on the the gambling games goes into effect.

Burlington police announced the decision Tuesday.

Over 18 months, Burlington police analyzed crime in the city and determined “the illegal gambling occurring at Internet Sweepstakes and Fish Game businesses is the cause of a significant portion of all violent crime in Burlington,” the department said in a...

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