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Video Gaming Ban


Video Gaming Ban The North Carolina legislature has just completed a long-fought task of banning video sweepstakes games in the state but gaming industry advocates say the fight is not over. Lawsuits are planned and critics say technology continues to outpace gaming legislation. The industry generates $700 million a year in the state but gaming opponents say the people who play can least afford it. We'll look at the video gaming battles in North and South Carolina and whether the latest ban has a chance to succeed. Guests Rep. Ray Rapp - NC Representative (District 118) Brad Crone - President, Campaign Connections Frank Quinn - Therapist, Researcher in Addictions field Click here to add and read comments