Gambling Operators Sue Cities
That's right--before you shut down these small business, Bev, make sure you get your chunk of the profits as 'licensing fees'!
"Between owner licenses per location of $2,000 to $5,000 and fees of $2,500 to $3,000 per computer terminal, some businesses could pay over $100,000 to local governments. Those fees would be due September 1. The recently passed ban on video sweepstakes gambling outlaws the games on December 1, 2010."