Posts Tagged: casino
January 10, 2018 | | Posted in Gambling | Tags: casino
Communities across Pennsylvania proving Governor Wolf, state legislature should never have looked to gambling as a “solution” to budget shortfall
Included in the massive, 939-page gambling expansion bill hastily passed in early November by the General Assembly and signed by … Read more
December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Gambling | Tags: casino, Opt-Out, PA Gaming Control Board
(Update: Click here for the PA Gaming Control Board’s current list of opt-outs)
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board now reports a total of 404 municipalities that have passed a resolution exercising the opt-out option in the 939-page gambling expansion legislation … Read more
November 3, 2017 | | Posted in Gambling | Tags: casino, House Bill 271, pennsylvania, slot machine, table games
Unprecedented Gambling Expansion Bill Becomes Law
TAKE ACTION: A time-sensitive response is needed to stop a casino from being built in your neighborhood.
Sadly, it’s official: Governor Wolf signed into law one of the largest expansions of gambling that any … Read more
March 18, 2015 | | Posted in Gambling | Tags: 24 hour, alcohol, casino, gambling
Ten heads of Pennsylvania casinos are making their interests known to state lawmakers on how to bring in more of other people’s money (since gambling “gains” from someone else’s losses). In a letter to the legislative Community Economic and Recreational … Read more
March 5, 2015 | | Posted in Gambling | Tags: casino, gambling, WTAE
With the growth of casino gambling in Pennsylvania comes a growth in the number of Pennsylvanians with gambling addiction.
Just look at some of the evidence shown in the new report from WTAE Pittsburgh – “In 2007, 182 gamblers signed … Read more
June 4, 2014 | | Posted in Children, Family, Gambling, Politics | Tags: casino, gambling, taxes, welfare
Thank you to State Rep. Matt Baker, R-Tioga, for sponsoring an amendment to prohibit the use of electronic benefit (EBT) cards at liquor stores, casinos and strip clubs.
The amendment was to HB 907, a bill prohibiting the EBT … Read more