BAKERSFIELD - Police raided an Internet cafe on the 700 block of Oak Street, south of Chester Lane Thursday afternoon.
About 45 computers, several servers and money were seized from Hot Spot Cyber Cafe, according to Sgt. Joe Grubbs with the Bakersfield Police Department.
No one was arrested.
The Police Department received tips from neighboring businesses Tuesday that Hot Spot had restarted hosting "sweepstakes" gambling.
Undercover detectives entered the business and confirmed that sweepstakes were taking place.
Detectives will now send the case to the District Attorney.
"The legitimate--if you will--businesses are the ones being negatively impacted," said Sgt. Grubbs.
Download our 23ABC mobile and tablet app to stay up-to-date with this story and community news.
Like 23ABC’s Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/23ABCBakersfield
Watch 23ABC News weekdays at 4:30 – 7 a.m., 11 a.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. and weekends at 6 a.m., 8 a.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Pentagon chief: Afghan situation 'complicated'
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is promising a full and transparent investigation into whether a U.S. aircraft providing air support for…
Half-marathon runners racing through Bakersfield
The Judgment Day Half Marathon is the last of a series of half-marathons, called the 'Soul Series.
KCSO arrests man that caused schools' lockdown
Kern County Sheriff officials arrested Jonathon Youngblood, who was wanted for a shooting that caused two nearby schools to be lock down…
Delano PD: missing 7-year-old has been found
UPDATE: Delano police officials say the missing girl was found and returned home after 4:00 P.M. Saturday.