Illegal Gambling Devices

Illegal Gambling Devices

The Act clarifies that Internet gambling cafes, also known as Internet sweepstakes cafes, are illegal gambling activity. Café proprietors typically advertise for sale internet time or long-distance telephone minutes.  In addition to the internet time or telephone minutes, the purchaser will receive entries in an internet sweepstakes and can participate in the sweepstakes games on the café’s computers set up for that purpose.  Based on a random allocation of winning and losing entries, the customer may or may not win cash prizes through the games.

Kentucky
SB 28
Status: Signed into law on March 23, 2015.

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