Slot-like machines in storefront gaming centers became illegal in Florida Wednesday after Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a measure aimed at shutting down Internet cafés.
Scott signed the bill less than a month after state and federal authorities arrested 57 people in connection with Allied Veterans of the World, a St. Augustine-based nonprofit accused of posing as a charity while running a $300 million illegal gambling ring.
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The News Service of Florida contributed to this story.