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Prosecutor's letter prompts game room chain to close

The cease-and-desist order warns that machines at Winner'z Zone locations are gambling devices

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 14, 2014

~~<p>A chain of game rooms has shut down operations at all nine of its Oahu locations following a cease-and-desist letter that went out Monday to several Oahu game room owners from the city prosecutor's office.</p>
<p>&quot;Winner'z Zone is stunned by the delivery of a cease-and-desist order pertaining to our games,&quot; according to a statement issued by the company's spokeswoman, Ruth Limtiaco of TLC PR. &quot;Winner'z Zone business model is to operate within the law, and we are currently seeking advisement from our legal counsel regarding the games listed in the cease-and-desist order.&quot;</p>
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A chain of game rooms has shut down operations at all nine of its Oahu locations following a cease-and-desist letter that went out Monday to several Oahu game room owners from the city prosecutor's office.

"Winner'z Zone is stunned by the delivery of a cease-and-desist order pertaining to our games," according to a statement issued by the company's spokeswoman, Ruth Limtiaco of TLC PR. "Winner'z Zone business model is to operate within the law, and we are currently seeking advisement from our legal counsel regarding the games listed in the cease-and-desist order." Login for more...



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