York County Strives to Put Casino Effort on 2016 Ballot november
Residents of York County, Maine are driving an effort for the construction of a casino or the addition of slot machines in the county. However, the petition’s wording would offer a figure that is controversial the usa gambling and harness rushing industries with all the exclusive right to win a casino license for the southern an element of the state.
If ‘An act to allow slot machines or even a casino in York County’ collects the necessary range signatures from residents, it would authorize their state Gambling Control Board to begin accepting applications for the gaming permit. It seems, nevertheless, that Shawn Scott, the previous owner of this Bangor Historic Track in Penobscot County, would be the qualifying that is only for the said permit.
Mr. Scott owned the above-mentioned racetrack that is commercial 2003. Down the road, he sold the venue to Penn National Gaming for the amount of $51 million. Right Here it is also important to maybe not that the businessman funded the time and effort that led to Maine voters approving the addition of slot machines at regional racetracks.
Mr. Scott and his number of peers are the only real to fit right in the citizen initiative’s description for a casino license applicant that is successful. Under the proposed bill for the addition of a casino or slots in York County, Mr. Scott’s group could be in a position to apply for the said license. Of course the application is authorized, the businessman and his peers is able to run slot machines and tables games at a center of the choice somewhere in the county. Continue reading