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NC appeals court upholds video gaming convictions
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:35pm.

videoThe North Carolina Court of Appeals is upholding the convictions of two people for violating the state law banning internet sweepstakes games.

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NC prosecutor warns Internet sweepstakes operators
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:02am.

Johnston County's district attorney is warning Internet sweepstakes operators they must close by Nov. 1 or face the possibility of criminal charges.

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Sheriff says internal issues have slowed enforcement of sweepstakes ban
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:10pm.

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it's cracking down on sweepstakes parlors, but a bust today marked just the fourth time deputies have shut down one of the illegal gambling halls this year.

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New Hanover deputies bust video gambling parlor
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 3:13pm.

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says its Vice and Narcotics Unit busted an illegal gambling operation. It's the second bust of its kind this year.

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Judge says worker not guilty of sweepstakes charge
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/05/2013 - 1:25pm.

A judge's ruling in a Catawba County sweepstakes cafe case is giving hope to operators in their battle to stay open in North Carolina.

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NC judge hears software sweepstakes case
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 4:00pm.

A judge in Davidson County is listening to a request to dismiss a lawsuit against Gov. Pat McCrory and another North Carolina official by an Internet sweepstakes business.

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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 7:21am.

video Get the inside scoop on hot issues in Pender County before others get the story from the paper.

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NC high court decision on sweepstakes takes effect
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 2:04pm.

video A North Carolina Supreme Court decision upholding a ban on video sweepstakes machines is going into effect.

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Wilmington sweepstakes remain open despite court ruling
Submitted by Matt Ray on Sun, 12/16/2012 - 4:22pm.

videoThe North Carolina Supreme Court ruled Friday the state can outlaw video sweepstakes parlors. Despite the ruling, sweepstakes parlors in Wilmington remain open.

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NC high court rules video sweepstakes illegal
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/14/2012 - 12:24pm.

video North Carolina's highest court says the state can outlaw video sweepstakes parlors because they don't have the same free speech protections given to video games.

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