Pennsylvania's first slots casino opens

Pennsylvania's first slots casino opens

There are 5 comments on the Cumberlink.com story from Nov 15, 2006, titled Pennsylvania's first slots casino opens. In it, Cumberlink.com reports that:

More than a thousand brand-new slot machines whirred to life on Tuesday as Pennsylvania gave birth to a casino industry that boosters say will provide revenue for tax cuts and inject life into the state's ...

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Gregg Mensch

AOL

#1 Nov 17, 2006
it's about time
upolisse

AOL

#2 Dec 17, 2006
With the amount the state is taken from the profits, it appears likely that the payout percentages will be much lower then the surrounding states. I do not think that the slots in Pa. will generate what the experts said, maybe at first, but when the people see the screwing their getting it will slow down rapidly. I'm from Ohio and I doubt if I will go to any casino in Pa.untill they show me that the payout will be the same as the other states.
trev

Norristown, PA

#3 Dec 18, 2006
casinos may solve some financial problems for the government, but it will do more destruction than good. The people who gamble are the ones who need money.

just go visit atlantic city if yoiu want to see the miserable conditions it creates. the casinos are fabulous, but no one wants to live in that depressing town.
joy

AOL

#4 Jan 10, 2007
i have been to mohegan sun, the pay outs are very bad. the people there arent very nice. the food there really isnt any, its all food courts, they have no breakfast. In other works... CLOSE THE PLACE DOWN
asprosthanatos

Naperville, IL

#5 Jan 11, 2007
Those suckers will find out they were "lucky", having to make the trip to Atlantic City. Now, many of them will go completely BUSTO.

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