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Sweepstakes parlors, also referred to as Internet cafĂ©s, are plentiful in Catawba County.
Newton has three, Conover has a handful and Hickory has several, too, including the stateâ€™s first parlor.
Area residents may see even more in the near future.
Maidenâ€™s Town Council recently agreed to permit sweepstakes establishments within town limits.