QUICK LINKS: Vending Videos  |  Micromarkets  |

VT Classifieds

|

Buy a Classified Ad

|

Editorial Calendars

|

Circulation Data

|

Downloads

|

Bookstore

|

Operators Date Book

Search:      

Bookmark this site




Issue Date: Vol. 52, No. 6, June 2012, Posted On: 5/22/2012


Sweepstakes Videogames Spread In Hawaii


by Staff Reporter
electronic sweepstakes game, Internet cafe, sweepstakes video game, Hawaii sweepstakes games, Winner'z Zone, amusement business, leisure gambling

HONOLULU -- Hawaii is one of two states that not only has no casinos, but also has no state lottery. But the Aloha State does have videogame sweepstakes arcades, operating under names like Winner'z Zone.

Local media have recently trumpeted the sector as "Vegas style gaming."

Honolulu's KHON Channel 2 reported that the island of Oahu currently supports at least 15 sweepstakes venues with another half-dozen coming and "plans to expand to neighboring islands." | SEE STORY

KHON said Honolulu police and the FBI are aware of the electronic sweepstakes games, but had no comment on the activity's legal status.

Utah is the other state that does not have a lottery or casinos.


Topic: Music and Games Features

Articles:
  • Dave & Buster's Sets IPO Price Between $16 And $18
  • Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. Commences Proposed Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
  • In Texas, One County Legalizes 8-Liners, Another Steps Up Determent
  • MGM Resorts Installs Sacoa Playcard At Big Apple Coaster & Arcade In Las Vegas
  • TransAct Expands Happ's Gaming Printer Distribution Rights

Copyright © 2014 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570