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Tarpon Springs will consider a ban on sweepstakes cafes

DOUGLAS R CLIFFORD | Times

21

March

Tarpon Springs may join Tampa and Clearwater in implementing a moratorium on applications for new Internet sweepstakes cafes.

The move comes as Pinellas County and the Florida Legislature grapple with proposals to limit or ban the cafes, which operate in a legal gray area.

Tarpon Springs City Attorney Jim Yacavone recommended the six-month prohibition on the cafes at Tuesday's City Commission meeting and commissioners signaled their support. He will draft the ban and present it to the commission for a vote.

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[Last modified: Thursday, March 21, 2013 12:44pm]

    

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