Saturday night is the loneliest night of the week for Anita Silverman, an 82-year-old Delray Beach widow.
She gets comfort by spending the evening with friends at a nearby senior arcade, where $10 or $20 can buy her hours and hours of games.
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Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast senior citizens spoke Tuesday against a bill that would shut down storefront gaming centers known as ‘senior arcades’ by banning electronic games that resemble casino-style slot machines and banning arcades from offering prizes worth more than 75 cents or offering gift cards as prizes.