Vicki Foster http://wfae.org en CMPD Warning Sweepstakes Parlors Of New Law http://wfae.org/post/cmpd-warning-sweepstakes-parlors-new-law <p></p><p>Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers are paying personal visits to all "sweepstakes parlors" in the area this week urging proprietors to make sure they're complying with a new ban on the electronic games. WFAE's Julie Rose reports:</p><p></p><p>CMPD Deputy Chief Vicki Foster estimates there are about 100 free-standing sweepstakes parlors in Mecklenburg County. Most shut down about a week ago when a state ban on the games went into effect, but Foster expects many to reopen in the coming days.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 20:46:17 +0000 Julie Rose 19209 at http://wfae.org CMPD Warning Sweepstakes Parlors Of New Law