Sweepstakes cafeterias good for tourism

To the Editor:

I agree with the opinion expressed by several of those interviewed for a recent article that the increase in gambling cafes is good for business and is a welcomed option for increasing city revenues.

Each person who shows up to use an Internet gambling café is there because she or he has elected to be there. I believe this is a significantly improved choice when compared to floating casinos. I think the winnings and chance to return home with money in my pocket is higher with North Carolina’s “sweepstakes cafeterias.”

That means I hope to spend more time in North Carolina than I have in the past. Thank you for your coverage on this story.

Robert Karhutt

Charleston, S.C.

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