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Gaming cafes, such as Penny's off Jefferson Street in Joliet, are tucked into strip malls with lots of traffic.

Gaming cafes, such as Penny's off Jefferson Street in Joliet, are tucked into strip malls with lots of traffic.

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Joliet to consider moratorium on gaming cafes

The storefront businesses obtain liquor licenses and appear to be small restaurants but their main purpose is gambling and they're draining away customers and cash from the city's casinos, some say.